Have you heard that Whippletree’s buildings came from Duncan’s historic Chinatown? It’s a great story, but not entirely true.
When newspapers close, local government is less accountable, civic engagement declines, and it’s harder for locals to connect with one another. Starting up a new media outlet became my path from isolation to connection.
For 200 years, the story of Cowichan has been the story of new people coming to town.
We spoke with the two Quw’utsun women who led the needs assessment project.