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SS Beaver Upright 120 Feet Down

May 15th, 2014 No comments

The SS Beaver (1966) a replica of the first steamship on Canada’s western coast rolled over and sank while moored in Cowichan Bay May 7th 2014 at around 8:30pm. Initially estimated to be in 60 to 80 feet of water some speculated that it was laying on it’s side on the bottom. Today we can […]

Cautious Optimisim Continues on Floathome Zoning Question

October 18th, 2013 1 comment

CVRD, Residents in Concert. Area Director Iannidinardo Still Sounds Sour Notes. The CVRD wants to settle issues regarding zoning, Village float home owners and marina owners want to co-operate in that process, yet area director Lori Iannidinardo is indirectly quoted in a recent Cowichan News Leader Pictorial article saying: Iannidinardo explained the sewage hook-up issue […]

Waterborne Community Residents Meeting – 7pm Tonight

September 28th, 2013 No comments

Marina Owners Invited  To Attend A meeting of all waterborne community residents and marina owners from Cowichan Bay Village has been scheduled for the evening of  Tonight at 7pm. To be held at the Maritime Center’s loft, the meeting will provide a forum for residents to discuss the process by which a temporary use permit […]

Cautious Optimism After First Round of Zoning Bylaw Meetings

September 28th, 2013 No comments

Originally published Sept 27th, this piece got lost in the flap created by the Cowichan Valley Citizen article that same morning. (See Below) It’s quiet in Cowichan Bay Village this morning. It’s damp outside, there’s a cool mist overhanging the water towards Genoa Bay and it rained overnight, lending the docks the shining glisten we […]

Lori Iannidinardo Reaches Out to Cow-Bay Maritime Community

September 27th, 2013 1 comment

States her words were misconstrued by the press, pledges to work towards equitable solutions. Our Area Director reached out far enough today to let it be known, that her words were given a negative spin in an article that appeared in the Cowichan Valley Citizen this morning. 10 people like this post. Like Unlike

Area Director Iannidinardo Continues Villification of Village Residents

September 27th, 2013 3 comments

Today’s rant in the press  a common Iannidinardo tactic. Once again, Lori Iannidinardo, Director for Area D, Cowichan Bay does to the residents of Cowichan Bay Village, what she claims we are constantly doing to Cowichan Bay itself. Complaints from her in the Cowichan Valley Citizen this morning have us all looking a pack of fools. […]

An Open Letter to the Waterborne Community at Cowichan Bay

August 6th, 2013 4 comments

Friends; A few weeks ago I had the misfortune of reading a “letter to the editor” sent by one of our number to the Victoria Times Colonist. It was, if you will remember sent in reference to a story to do with a Saanich based “difficult neighbour” and went on to be fairly critical of […]