Logjams and gravel bars the bane of Chemainus River’s existence

Spawning fish impacted by low channels, residents by flood concerns


Island market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood

COVID situation lengthened an already long renovation process


Duncan motel parking lots flood after water main break

But major damage to building avoided


MLAs say Parksville will better prepared for flooding emergencies

RDN receives $150K in funding for Englishman River Flood Hazard Mapping project

300 Cache Creek residents on evacuation alert due to flood risk as river rises

Heavy rainfall on Canada Day has river rising steadily, threatening 175 properties

Crops ready, but flood-recovering Chemainus farm market still a month away from reopening

Russell Farm Market Garden Centre doing a blazing business with everyone taking up gardening

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

An evacuation alert covers all areas except the Cities of Castelgar and Nelson

VIDEO: Aerial tour of flooding in Williams Lake area

Thanks to Wayne Peterson, the Tribune is providing an aerial view

‘Out of control’: Cariboo flooding pushing partially-treated sewage into Fraser River

City asks residents to moderate water usage as broken line spills partially treated effluent

Cariboo ranchers don hip waders to work in flooded fields

Water levels are historical for the 127 year-old ranch

Rising B.C. rivers may have peaked, others still show flood threat: forecaster

The Cariboo Regional District issued evacuation alerts for 29 properties near 150 Mile House on Wednesday

Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.’s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions

Cache Creek has been placed under a state of local emergency as about 50 people were ordered to evacuate

Evacuation order issued for several Cache Creek properties as water levels rise

Rising water levels have forced several residents from their properties as flood risk increases

Cowichan to get $1.5 million for flood protection along the Cowichan River

Funding comes from the province’s Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

  • Feb 26, 2020

Local state of emergency extended in Cowichan Valley

More rain in the forecast over the next 36 hours

  • Feb 7, 2020

Province steps in to provide financial relief for Vancouver Island flooding victims

Application deadline is April 4 for Cowichan residents looking to receive aid

  • Feb 6, 2020

Province offers financial aid for those hit with flood damage

Residents, businesses within Regional District of Nanaimo are eligibile to apply

Victoria sees second wettest January on record

Many records were set in the wet, snowy month

Lake Cowichan flooding worst in 15 years

Pineapple express closes roads, prompts state of emergency

Evacuation order lifted, but state of emergency remains in effect for Cowichan Valley

The CVRD will also be opening a resiliency centre at the Cowichan Community Centre