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Final Written Submissions

Final Written Submissions

Posted July 24, 2014 in News

The EAB hearings are in their final days. Below are the final written submisssions: From the CVRD From John and Lois Hayes From Rick Sanders From the SRA...

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Closing Submissions of Cobble Hill Holdings

Posted July 19, 2014 in News

File: 2013-EMA-G02 ENVIRONMENTAL APPEAL BOARD FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA In the matter of an appeal under the Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 53 ...

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SRA Report: Taxes and transit services

Posted July 19, 2014 in News

Shawnigan Focus, June 2014  By Lois Morrow Several weeks ago, ratepayers in Area B received our 2014 Property Tax Notices. In order to pay for the services provided to ...

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CVRD Announces New Chief Administrative Officer

Posted July 16, 2014 in News

The following is a CVRD news release issued July 11, 2014.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is pleased to announce the hiring of a Chief ...

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Deal signed to resume E&N rail service; boards need to ratify

Posted July 10, 2014 in News

Spencer Anderson / Nanaimo Daily NewsJuly 9, 2014 08:45 PM NANAIMO — An agreement to restore passenger rail service on Vancouver Island has been signed by Via Rail, the Islan...

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New Privacy Policy

New Privacy Policy

Posted June 27, 2014 in News

In accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act of British Columbia, the Shawnigan Residents Association is committed to the following guidelines regarding the coll...

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Environmental Appeal Board Hearings Extended

Posted June 9, 2014 in Media Releases

8 June 2014 By: Shawnigan Residents Association (SRA)  Shawnigan Lake, BC: As a result of additional witness testimony and a large volume of documentary and expert ...

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Would you move to the Cowichan Valley for $100,000 a year?

Posted June 6, 2014 in News

Blaise Salmon / The CitizenMay 28, 2014 12:00 AM Shawnigan Lake - Here's the deal: a salary of $100,000 a year, a secure government job with full benefits, and a gold-plated ...

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What We Learned at the May 24 EAB Hearing

Posted May 27, 2014 in News

Brent at the Focus, May 25, 2014 On May 24, 2014, most of the Environmental Appeal Board (EAB) hearing day we spent with the testimony of Martin Uwe Block, an owner of South ...

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2 B.C. Liberals berate minister about soil dump at Shawnigan

2 B.C. Liberals berate minister about soil dump at Shawnigan

Posted May 27, 2014 in News

Les Leyne / Victoria Times ColonistMay 25, 2014 07:31 PM KELOWNA — Two locally-prominent B.C. Liberal members accosted Environment Minister Mary Polak Sunday at the party's c...

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Participants’ skills, confidence grow at Providence Farm

Participants’ skills, confidence grow at Providence Farm

Posted May 26, 2014 in News

Pedro Arrais / Victoria Times ColonistMay 24, 2014 06:24 PM  For the past 35 years, the most important crops to leave the gates of Providence Farm have been skills and c...

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Regional District offering child care options for teachers' strike

Regional District offering child care options for teachers' strike

Posted May 23, 2014 in News

Andrea Rondeau / Cowichan Valley Citizen May 23, 2014 12:00 AM  The Cowichan Valley Regional District is offering child care solutions for parents wondering what th...

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Opinion: Easier way to do Sportsplex survey

Opinion: Easier way to do Sportsplex survey

Posted May 23, 2014 in News

Charge a buck per visit  Hubert Crevels / Cowichan Valley Citizen May 23, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Cowichan - In the Cowichan Valley Citizen of May 16 there is an invita...

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EAB Hearings Resume

Posted May 22, 2014 in News

EAB Hearings resume today at 9:00am and run through Saturday (May 22-24). If you're unable to attend the EAB Hearings in person, you can watch them through our Livestream vid...

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CVRD hires new skipper for its planning department

Posted May 22, 2014 in News

BCLocalNews.com, posted May 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM The recent steady stream of senior staff leaving the Cowichan Valley Regional District has shifted direction. The CVRD annou...

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Parks and trails system requires detailed enforcement plan

Parks and trails system requires detailed enforcement plan

Posted May 15, 2014 in News

by Don Bodger - Cowichan News Leader Pictorial posted May 15, 2014 at 7:00 AM  An enforcement strategy is being put into place for the Cowichan Valley Regional Dist...

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The SRA, Community and Shawnigan Lake School Raise Additional $45K to Fight SIA Contaminated Soil Dump

The SRA, Community and Shawnigan Lake School Raise Additional $45K to Fight SIA Contaminated Soil Dump

Posted April 29, 2014 in Media Releases

29 April 2014 By: Shawnigan Residents Association (SRA) Shawnigan Lake, BC: In support of the SRA's Legal Action Fund, the community and Shawnigan Lake School have this ...

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Times Colonist: Aggregate hauler downsizes, but isn’t closing: owner

Times Colonist: Aggregate hauler downsizes, but isn’t closing: owner

Posted April 25, 2014 in News

Marty Block, the owner of South Island Aggregates, says the company is being hurt by protests. Photograph By BRUCE STOTESBURY, Times Colonist Victoria Times Colonist Apri...

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