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Posted on: May 14, 2024

Canadian Navigable Waters Act - Chemainus River Right Bank Restoration

B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy hereby gives notice that a submission has been added to the Navigable Waters Registry pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for public comment described herein and its site and plans.

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Posted on: May 1, 2024

Cowichan communities begin Stage 1 water restrictions on May 1

Once again on May 1, water systems across the CVRD will collectively implement Stage 1 water restrictions in an effort to conserve water use on residential properties and ensure aquifers and lakes can withstand the increasingly dry summers.

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Posted on: April 22, 2024

Public and business input sought on economic future of the Cowichan region

Economic Development Cowichan (EDC) is creating a comprehensive Strategic Plan to guide its activities over the next 5 years, and has launched a series of surveys seeking input from business owners and the members of the public.

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Posted on: April 16, 2024

CVRD approves removal of transit shelters in Duncan and North Cowichan

On April 10, 2024 the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) Board approved the removal of the transit shelters and benches at Village Green Mall and on James Street by Cowichan Secondary School, due to the continued misuse of the transit shelters

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Posted on: April 15, 2024

CVRD continues wood smoke reduction rebate program for 2024

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is offering a series of rebates valued up to $2,350 to help residents invest in healthier home heating options.

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Posted on: April 12, 2024

Circular Economy Accelerator Program seeks businesses to turn waste to wealth

The first of its kind in Canada, the program supports businesses who seek to adopt circular economy principles, reduce waste and emissions, and develop innovative practices

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Posted on: April 3, 2024

City of Langford donates fire truck to Malahat Fire Department

The CVRD and City of Langford are pleased to announce the donation of a fire truck that will support the Malahat Volunteer Fire Rescue Service.

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Posted on: April 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 2, 2024

CVRD begins grant-funded improvement at the Bings Creek Recycling Centre

In 2023, the CVRD was awarded $6 million from the Canada Community-Building Fund to construct an organics waste transfer building that will support curbside collection service in member municipalities, First Nations and CVRD Electoral Areas.

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Cowichan Weir replacement project receives $14 million from Province of BC

The Cowichan Tribes First Nation, Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Cowichan Watershed Board welcome the announcement of $14 million in funding from the Province of British Columbia for the Cowichan Lake Weir replacement project.

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