Water, News

Saltair Water System Flushing & Meter Reading

Saltair Water System Flushing Notice UPDATE for 19 Mar 2018 Posted by: 16 Mar 2018 Saltair Water Advisory Committee The CVRD will be carrying out flushing of the Saltair water system Monday, March 19, 2018.  Residents may experience some air in the lines and discolouration of the water supply during these operations.  Should this occur,… Continue reading Saltair Water System Flushing & Meter Reading

Buildings, Events, Parks, Taxes & Grants


Readers do not always fact-check articles written by their elected officials.  Area G Director Mel Dorey’s column in the March 2018 edition of the Take 5 magazine suggests we need to.  We need to keep our eyes open and our critical thinking skills honed. At one point, Mr. Dorey says, “In fact, the Centre is… Continue reading Doublespeak?

Buildings, News, Taxes & Grants

Poll Results

For the past few months, Saltair News and Views has been asking, “Should Saltair citizens have a vote (a referendum) about spending Saltair property tax and grant money on renovating the Saltair Community Centre?”  We received 63 responses.  81% (51 responders) said, “Yes.”  11% (11 respondents) said, “No.” This was the second poll we took… Continue reading Poll Results

Events, News

Meetings About Policing Priorities in North Cowichan/Duncan

The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP and the Cowichan Community Policing Advisory Society want to hear from citizens.  Two open houses have been scheduled to gather the public input necessary for the Mounties to review their policing priorities and services.  Follow this link for information: https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/what-do-you-think-are-policing-priorities-in-north-cowichan-duncan/

Buildings, News, Taxes & Grants, Water

Don’t Reward Bad Behaviour

The CVRD’s proposed new water and watershed protection service and tax looks like nothing more than a cash grab.  Some of the services the CVRD now wants us to pay for with an initial $15 per $100,000 tax appear to have been or are being provided already.  If they aren’t, we should expect them to… Continue reading Don’t Reward Bad Behaviour

Taxes & Grants, Water

Public Input, Really?

Currently, the CVRD is allegedly seeking public input regarding its Proposed Water and Watershed Protection Service ("PWWPS").  I use the term “allegedly” because it appears the CVRD does not really want to know what most of us think.  To date, the CVRD’s effort to acquire public input regarding its PWWPS has been a review of… Continue reading Public Input, Really?