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(December 13, 2018) Since the significant flood in 2009, North Cowichan and adjacent local governments have invested in protection of areas that are historically prone to flooding. Over the last decade, existing dikes have been raised, new dikes cons... More...
Date of Release: Dec 13, 2018


Notice is given that a Committee of the Whole meeting will be held on Monday, December 17th, at 12:00 p.m. in the Maple Bay meeting room at North Cowichan Municipal Hall (7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan, B.C.).  The meeting will be cl... More...
Date of Release: Dec 10, 2018


​The Director of Development Services gives notice that the North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of a Development Variance Permit during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall, 7... More...
Date of Release: Dec 06, 2018


​Council met for about four hours on December 5, 2018. Here are some highlights from the meeting.We began with a Mayor’s report to summarize some of the work that is underway outside of Council meetings:I’ve been getting oriented as a member of t... More...
Date of Release: Dec 06, 2018


​(December 5, 2018, North Cowichan, BC) – At its meeting today, North Cowichan Council heard from the public and decided to issue a temporary use permit for a women’s winter warming shelter on property owned by the Cowichan Valley School District (SD... More...
Date of Release: Dec 05, 2018


North Cowichan's Fuller Lake Arena welcomed a new piece of equipment last week. The new Olympia electric ice resurfacer, nicknamed the "Ice Bear," has replaced the 12-year old propane Zamboni machine. Ice resurfacers are a critical piece of... More...
Date of Release: Nov 30, 2018


Notice is given that a Special Council meeting will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, in the Council Chambers of North Cowichan Municipal Hall at 7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan. The purpose of this meeting is to publicly c... More...
Date of Release: Nov 29, 2018


​(North Cowichan, BC) – Some residents are wondering about the new double white lines painted along the shoulder of Maple Bay Road. These new lines – called a gore – create separation between the shoulder and travel lanes giving cyclists and pedestri... More...
Date of Release: Nov 27, 2018


​Notice is given under Section 494(1) of the Local Government Act that the North Cowichan Municipal Council proposes to issue a Temporary Use Permit during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipa... More...
Date of Release: Nov 22, 2018


​Council met for about 3 hours on November 21, 2018. Here are some highlights from the meeting.Council received the quarterly North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP report for the period July, August, and September. During this period, the RCMP received 6,236 ca... More...
Date of Release: Nov 22, 2018