When the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) asked residents for their top priorities in the 2016 Community Satisfaction Survey, drinking water was named as the number one issue facing the regional district. In addition, 93 per cent of respondents supported the CVRD developing strategies regarding water security planning. “We heard
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Living in a rural valley instead of a big city, it may come as a surprise to hear the air quality in Cowichan Valley communities can be far from good. Poor air quality is particularly noticeable in the winter when many residents heat homes with wood. While woodstoves are cozy,
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the Duncan-North Cowichan Citizens' Assembly – 36 randomly selected local residents tasked with considering the potential amalgamation of Duncan and North Cowichan - met for the first time.Over the next four months, the Citizens’ Assembly will hear from more than 20 speakers including experts
The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and its member municipalities are excited to announce the launch of PlaceSpeak, an online location-based citizen engagement platform, for consulting with residents on an ongoing basis.Receive timely notification, provide feedback based on where you live, and influence decisions in a meaningful way!
In January, property assessment notices are mailed annually to property owners throughout the province from BC Assessment, an independent agency created by the Provincial Government for the purpose of valuing all properties in BC for taxation purposes. Your assessment notice estimates the market value of your property as of July