Municipality passes on councilor's motion on property taxes
The Municipality of North Cowichan will not be moving forward on a 1 per cent tax increase as proposed by councilor John Koury. Council defeated the notice of motion at Wednesday's...
CVRHD invites private land into the new hospital discussion
The Cowichan Valley Regional Hospital District is inviting landowners to submit properties to be considered for a future site of a new Cowichan District Hospital. The CVRD is...
Government breaks promise to flaggers
The founder of the BC Flagging Association calls it a "broken promise." Tammy Sampson says she received an email from the BC Government this week stating the association's...
Changes to whooping cough vaccine considered
While cases of whooping cough in B.C. are on the decline research has shown the effectiveness of the vaccine drops from 85 per cent to 70 per cent within five years of it being...
A break for Sports Wall of Fame
There have been 36 inductees added to the Sports Wall of Fame over the past 6 years. But, it's time for a refresh. Chair of the Sports Wall of Fame Nomination Committee...
City of Duncan hands out tourism grants
The City of Duncan will be forking out a little less than $80,000 for grants in aid That includes money for tourism grants like totem tours and support for the visitor's...
Police say hang up on aggressive phone call scam
Police say the most recent scam hitting Nanaimo uses strong arm bullying tactics in an attempt to extract money from their victims. Most recently, RCMP say a 62 year old...
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