On Saturday October 20, voters in the Cowichan Region got to choose our local councillors, mayors, area representatives and school trustees, and to vote on two important referendum questions--one on affordable housing and the other on drinking water and watershed protection.
The Cowichan Valley Regional District is asking voters in all 9 electoral areas, Duncan, North Cowichan, Lake Cowichan and Ladysmith to support the establishment of a Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Service.
Read One Cowichan's 12 Reasons to Vote Yes For Water.
The CVRD is asking voters to provide funding for the Cowichan Housing Association to create more affordable housing in the region.
Find out why One Cowichan is endorsing a Yes Vote for Affordable Housing.
Get informed by attending an upcoming all candidates event.
Coming soon: Questionnaire results from candidates running for office in the CVRD's nine electoral areas (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H & I), the City of Duncan, District of North Cowichan, Town of Lake Cowichan & Town of Ladysmith as well as the candidates for school trustee in School District 79.
Election day is Saturday October 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Advance voting will be held on Wednesday October 10 and Tuesday October 16, except for Ladysmith, which will hold its second advance voting day on Wednesday October 17 (instead of October 16). Polling stations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.