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Cowichan Nation Alliance’s land rights case comes to Duncan

The fight to reclaim a historic fishing village in Richmond is in Duncan court this week to allow local elders to be heard.

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How likely is a big earthquake in the Cowichan region?

I asked a seismologist what damage the Cowichan Valley could expect if a major earthquake strikes, and how to get prepared.

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Cannabis? Life on the streets? Elder care? What should I tackle next?

Here’s your chance to vote on the topic you’d like me to dig into first.

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Josh is one of several Cowichan residents who live in tiny homes that are on wheels. He built his home by hand. Jenny Holden--The Discourse Cowichan

Facing a housing crunch, some choose tiny house living

It's usually against local bylaws to live in them. Advocates are pushing to change that.