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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?

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:

Events, News, Taxes & Grants

CVRD 2018 Draft Annual Budget

The 2018 Draft Annual Budget has been prepared by Cowichan Valley Regional District staff based on direction received by the Board. During October, November and December 2017 individual Committee and Commission meetings will take place where the budgets will be debated. Should any amendments be required after Committee or Commission meetings a schedule will be… Continue reading CVRD 2018 Draft Annual Budget

Buildings, Events, Linked to Reports, News, Taxes & Grants, Water

628 Saltairians Sign Petition

On October 18, 2017, a delegation of Saltair voters presented the Electoral Area Services Committee (EASC) of the CVRD with a petition signed by 628 Saltair residents, which had been produced in just three weeks.  The petition asked for a referendum to establish whether the community does or does not support spending Saltair tax and… Continue reading 628 Saltairians Sign Petition

Buildings, Events, News, Taxes & Grants

Chemainus Valley Courier News Story

Don Bodger, Editor of the Chemainus Valley Courier, attended our September 24, 2017 community meeting about spending Saltair grant and tax money on restoring the Saltair Community Centre building. You can read his news story about the event at

Events, News

The “Remember Where – In Saltair?” Quilt

On the 25 Jun 2017, I attended the open house display of the “Remember Where – In Saltair?” Quilt, which commemorates Canada’s Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2017.  The amazing workmanship of many talented, quilting artisans made this quilt a historical gathering of Saltair locations and events on a lovely green background. It is a beautiful true… Continue reading The “Remember Where – In Saltair?” Quilt