Robert Barron

Officials hope to resolve E&N rail dispute as court date looms

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation wants rail land back, court hearing set for May 13

False 911 calls taking up valuable police time in Cowichan

More than 1,000 received by local RCMP in 2018

UPDATED: Traffic on Island Highway in Mill Bay delayed after lumber truck flips

Slegg Lumber says driver escaped serious injury

Mayor wants free parking at new Cowichan hospital

Community expected to push for what Campbell River achieved for its new hospital

North Cowichan adopts new rules for aggressive dogs

Dogs must have liability insurance, among other requirements

Robert Barron column: Distracted drivers can cause great harm

Statistics also indicate that one in four fatal crashes in B.C. are caused by distracted drivers

People urged not to leave donated clothes outside bins

Sites in Cowichan becoming eyesore for passersby

Cowichan introduces hefty fees for soil-dump operations

As growing number of trucks roll over Malahat, industry calls foul, asks for consultation

Government-operated pot shop proposal for North Cowichan won’t be rushed

North Cowichan stands by decision to wait until second application received

Mandatory spaying and neutering looms for outdoor Chemainus cats

North Cowichan considers bylaw to control stray and feral cat issues

Federal minister looking for economic ideas for Vancouver Island’s rural areas

Bernadette Jordan is the minister for the new Ministry of Rural Economic Development

Vancouver Island company provides glass alternatives to plastic straws

Cowichan’s Enviro Glass Straws now producing more than 60,000 staws each year

Robert Barron column: Break-ins violate more than your property

My home has been broken into twice in the decade that I have lived there.

Vancouver Island politician banned from running in next municipal election

Former Cobble Hill director Matteus Clement disqualified for failure to pay fees

Duncan looks to curtail use of plastic straws

But city won’t ban them due to concerns for the disabled

New legislation can help shut down nuisance properties

Vancouver Island officials hopefully changes will help neighbourhoods