Air Quality Advisory Ended

UPDATED January 15, 2019 

We have been notified by The Ministry of Environment and Island Health that they have ended the Air Quality Advisory for the Cowichan Valley. Full details here


An air quality advisory for the Cowichan Valley has been issued by the Ministry of Environment and Island Health due to high concentrations of fine particulates that are expected to persist until weather conditions change. Full details here.

Please note: open burning is not permitted in North Cowichan.The next burning window begins on March 15. To dispose of debris from the recent windstorm, residents are encouraged to take material to one of the regional waste disposal centres or stockpile debris until the next burn window. Please review North Cowichan's burning regulations here