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CVRD fine tuned as five managers depart

CVRD fine tuned as five managers depart

Posted April 23, 2014 in News

By PETER RUSLANDCowichan News Leader, April 23, 2014 Five recent departures from the CVRD will be filled with four new hirings in a fine-tuned regional government, interim CA...

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Environmental Appeal Board Hearings Extended

Posted April 20, 2014 in News

The Environmental Appeal Board completed four weeks of hearings on Shawnigan's controversial contaminated soil dump on April 4. The three member board, chaired by Alan Andison...

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News Leader: Regional recycling boss the latest senior staffer scratched from CVRD

News Leader: Regional recycling boss the latest senior staffer scratched from CVRD

Posted April 19, 2014 in News

by Peter Rusland - Cowichan News Leader Pictorialposted Apr 18, 2014 at 12:00 PM Cowichan's recycling boss, Bob McDonald is the latest CVRD senior staffer to leave the region...

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Letter from Ministry of Energy and Mines to SIA

Letter from Ministry of Energy and Mines to SIA

Posted April 8, 2014 in News

April 1, 2014. Letter from the Ministry of Energy and Mines to Marty Block of SIA regarding dismantling and reconstructing a water treatment plant. View letter...

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Region achieves carbon neutral 2013

Region achieves carbon neutral 2013

Posted April 5, 2014 in News

Lexi Bainas / Cowichan Valley CitizenApril 4, 2014 12:00 AM Hard work on several fronts made Cowichan Valley Regional District operations carbon neutral in 2013. "As a signa...

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Black & White Gala - Friday, May 16, 2014

Black & White Gala - Friday, May 16, 2014

Posted April 1, 2014 in News

#SaveShawniganWater Fundraiser Mark your calendars! Music by Maria Manna, Buffet Dinner & Live Auction Arbutus Ridge Banquet Room Friday, May 16, 2014 Cocktails @...

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Bill Routley speaks on the BC Provincial Debt

Posted March 31, 2014 in News

Video from February 26, 2014: Bill Routley speaking in the legislature about how much the BC Provincial Debt has grown while Christy Clark has been Premier. ...

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Four things hike CVRD budget by $700K in 2014

Four things hike CVRD budget by $700K in 2014

Posted March 29, 2014 in News

Andrea Rondeau / Cowichan Valley Citizen March 28, 2014 12:00 AM Taxes: Three areas down, most see increase There are four main reasons most areas in the Cowichan Valle...

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Television News Coverage of Rally

Posted March 28, 2014 in News

March 28, 2014. The following news clips highlight yesterday's rally at the Victoria legislature. Shawnigan Lake residents rally in Victoria against dump site for contaminate...

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Shawnigan brings soil dump battle to Victoria

Posted March 28, 2014 in News

by John McKinley - Cowichan News Leader Pictorial  posted Mar 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM  One year ago, 18-year-old Johannes Bodendorfer was a high school student living ...

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Another week, another rally

Another week, another rally

Posted March 25, 2014 in News

HQ Cowichan ValleyMonday, March 24, 2014 - 8:22 AM As the Environmental Appeal Board hearing gets set to resume today, the Shawnigan Residents Association is getting ready to...

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Two Important #SaveShawniganWater Community Events

Posted March 24, 2014 in News

Town Hall Meeting: Tuesday, March 25, 2014  Rally: Victoria Legislature, Thursday, March 27, 2014 Everyone welcome for both events.

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Residents Association planning Victoria rally

Posted March 24, 2014 in News

Lexi Bainas / Cowichan Valley CitizenMarch 21, 2014 12:00 AM Homeowners, business people and students will rally in Victoria Thursday, March 27, taking their concerns about c...

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Canada Water Week March 17-23

Canada Water Week March 17-23

Posted March 19, 2014 in News

In recognition this is "Canada Water Week" we would like to reflect on what SRA is doing on your behalf, towards the protection and preservation of our water. Thank you to all...

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Calvin Cook Elected SRA President

Posted March 19, 2014 in News

The SRA is pleased to announce that Mr. Calvin Cook has been voted by the board of directors as President effective immediately. Calvin's long standing commitment and contrib...

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SRA to Lead Peaceful Rally to Oppose Contaminated Soil Dump

Posted March 18, 2014 in Media Releases

Where: Grounds of the Victoria Legislature When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 9:00am-11:00am  18 March 2014 By: Shawnigan Residents Association (SRA) Shawnigan Lake...

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Video: Shawnigan Lake - No Toxic Soil Dump!

Posted March 17, 2014 in News

This short video is an updated call to action to oppose an approved permit for a contaminated soil site in a quarry in the headwaters of the Shawnigan Lake watershed. The lake...

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Shawnigan unites with pens in hand

Shawnigan unites with pens in hand

Posted March 12, 2014 in News

Students of Dwight School and area residents teamed up recently in a letter-writing campaign against the SIA soil dump proposal.— Image Credit: Courtesy Sonia Furstenau by Jo...

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