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Posted on: May 3, 2023

Statement from CVRD Chair re: Ts’uubaa-asatx First Nation quarry in Electoral Area I

"On Monday, May 1, I, along with CAO Myles-Wilson and Area I Director Deck, met with Ts'uubaa-asatx First Nation elected and staff leadership to discuss concerns about the recent community meeting held in Youbou (Area I)..."

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Stage 1 water restrictions begin across Cowichan region May 1

As in 2022, movement between water restriction stages in the Cowichan region will be happen in sync with the provincial drought levels as determined by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

CVRD Receives Funding for Residential Organics Curbside Collection and Modernization of Bings Creek

The CVRD is pleased to share recent funding announcements from the Province's CleanBC Organic Infrastructure and Collection Program (OICP) and the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

CVRD Environmental Services and Keir Wood Leidal receive ACEC 2023 Award of Merit

The CVRD is pleased to share news of the recent Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC) 2023 Award of Merit to the CVRD Environmental Services Division for their work with Keir Wood Leidal on Shoreline Impacts Calculator fo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

New shoreline property on the Cowichan River dedicated to CVRD as parkland

Little Beach, a popular tubing destination on the Cowichan River, has recently been dedicated to the CVRD as public parkland and establishes a dedicated access/egress point on the Cowichan River.

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

Emergency Management Cowichan provides enhanced service to residents

The CVRD and its member municipalities have established Emergency Management Cowichan (EMC), an enhanced regional service to modernize the oversight and delivery of emergency preparedness planning, incident response and recovery support services.

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

Community Wood Smoke Reduction Program offers more rebate options in 2023

The CVRD is providing significantly more funding for a series of rebates to help residents invest in healthier and more efficient home heating options, including a new incentive for removing old wood-burning appliances.

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