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Overdose Awareness Day in Duncan highlights need to ‘talk about it’
The Cowichan Community Action Team held an International Overdose Awareness Day event in Duncan to raise conversations — and solutions — amongst community members.
Communities come together to clean the Quw’utsun Sta’lo’ (Cowichan River)
Volunteers removed 1,700 kilograms of garbage from the riverbank at this year’s Lower Cowichan River Cleanup.
Magdalena tenants seek safety assurances and compensation as evictions loom
Residents are considering legal action after years of issues in the North Cowichan apartment complex.
Magdalena apartment complex needs $1.8 million in repairs: documents
Just three years after construction, the building’s footings, framing and main floor need major reinforcement, and plumbing must be replaced.
Reporter’s Notebook: Learnings from the Xwulqw’selu Sta’lo’
A group of citizen volunteers is mobilizing to explore connections and create solutions for the Koksilah watershed.
Developer sues engineers over structural issues at Magdalena apartment complex
Residents at the Magdalena say they’ve dealt with maintenance disruptions and security issues for over a year.
Developer seeks to evict all tenants at North Cowichan rental complex, citing structural defects
“It’s a mess. People are frustrated,” says tenant Jess Phair.
“10,000 steps towards a better future”: Q’shintul/Mill Bay Nature School holds ceremony to launch new project
The “10,000 Gifts: Witnessing Q’shintul” project honours the history of the land, lives lost to residential “schools” and the difference Q’shintul/Mill Bay Nature School is making.
Unique to Cowichan study sheds light on discrimination in the region
The first-of-its-kind study surveyed over 600 community members about their experiences with discrimination and sense of belonging.