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(Duncan & North Cowichan, BC) - If the result of the June 23 referendum vote is in favour of amalgamation in both the Municipality of North Cowichan and the City of Duncan, transition work would need to begin immediately.The municipalities w... More...
Date of Release: May 23, 2018


(North Cowichan, BC) – May 20 to 26 is Local Government Awareness Week in British Columbia, and in honour of this week, North Cowichan is showcasing a piece of public art in Crofton.During Local Government Awareness Week in 2016, Kathleen Storteboom ... More...
Date of Release: May 22, 2018


As per section 10(2) of the Fire Protection Bylaw, Category 2 Open Burning is banned, consistent with the BC Wildfire Service, effective at noon on Friday, May 18, 2018. This ban will remain in place until furt... More...
Date of Release: May 18, 2018


​Council met for about 4 hours on May 16, 2018. The meeting began with an opportunity for public input on a proposed Notice on Title for 1120 Maple Bay Road. Council directed staff to proceed with the Notice on Title, advising individuals with a... More...
Date of Release: May 18, 2018


​To report a wildfire or irresponsible behaviour within the Municipal Forest Reserve, please call 1 800 663-5555 or *5555 from a cell phone. Information from the public is crucial to ensuring wildfires are responded to as soon as ... More...
Date of Release: May 16, 2018


​Notice is given that a Special Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 2:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers of North Cowichan Municipal Hall, 7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan, B.C. The purpose of this meeting is to:Read a f... More...
Date of Release: May 07, 2018


​Notice is given that a Special Council meeting will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 2:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers of North Cowichan Municipal Hall, 7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan, B.C. The purpose of this meeting is to adopt “Tax Rat... More...
Date of Release: May 07, 2018


Council met for about 5 hours on May 2, 2018. The Council Meeting began with presentation of a plaque to North Cowichan’s fire fighters who volunteered to deploy to fight wild fires in the Cariboo Region last summer. On behalf of Council and our... More...
Date of Release: May 07, 2018


(Duncan and North Cowichan, BC) – Today, the unbiased information campaign to inform residents about the upcoming amalgamation referendum on June 23, 2018, has launched. The information campaign is being led by third-party communications consultants,... More...
Date of Release: May 07, 2018


The sun is out and many residents are wondering where they can take their dog for an off-leash romp in the park. Certain areas around North Cowichan are designated as off-leash areas where responsible dog owners can let their pooc... More...
Date of Release: May 03, 2018