What are the regional districts on Vancouver Island?

Map – Regions & Communities

  • Regional District of Mount Waddington. Port Hardy.
  • Strathcona Regional District. Sayward.
  • Comox Valley Regional District. Comox.
  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District. Tofino.
  • Nanaimo Regional District. Qualicum Beach.
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District. Ladysmith.
  • Capital Regional District. North Saanich.

Is Nanaimo in Cowichan Valley?

Nanaimo—Cowichan is a former federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, which was represented in the House of Commons of Canada between 1988 and 2015. It was located on Vancouver Island….Nanaimo—Cowichan.

British Columbia electoral district
Area (km²) 3,849.38
Census division(s) Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo

What are the municipalities in the Cowichan Valley?

Meade Creek.

  • Mill Bay.
  • North Oyster.
  • Sahtlam.
  • Saltair.
  • Is it Lake Cowichan or Cowichan Lake?

    Cowichan Lake is a large freshwater lake located on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is located along the Cowichan Valley in the Cowichan Valley Regional District, with its eastern shore about 28 km (17 mi) west of Duncan, British Columbia.

    How many regional districts are there in BC?

    27 regional districts
    The local government system in B.C. is unique in Canada. In addition to its 162 municipalities, it is composed of 27 regional districts. Regional districts in B.C. range in population from under 4,000 to over two million and range in size from 2,000 to 119,337 km2.

    What is the difference between a municipality and a regional district?

    Regional districts are governed by boards of directly and indirectly elected directors. Municipalities appoint directors to represent their populations (usually the mayors), while residents of unincorporated areas (which are grouped into electoral areas) elect directors directly.

    What does QUW Utsun mean?

    to warm one’s back in the sun
    Cowichan takes its name from “Quw’utsun,” the name given to the valley by its original inhabitants, the Quw’utsun people. It is rooted in the Hul’q’umi’num word “shquw’utsun” which directly translated means “to warm one’s back in the sun,” and is why our valley is, and always has been known as The Warm Land.

    Is Victoria in the Cowichan Valley?

    The Cowichan Valley ranges north across the Malahat Ridge from Victoria through the Cowichan and Chemainus Valleys to Nanaimo, including a cross-island trip to Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park.

    Where is Electoral Area E in the Cowichan Valley?

    Cowichan Valley Regional District

    Cowichan Valley
    • Vice chair Sierra Acton (B)
    • Electoral areas A – Mill Bay/Malahat B – Shawnigan Lake C – Cobble Hill D – Cowichan Bay E – Cowichan Station/Sahtlam/Glenora F – Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls G – Saltair/Gulf Islands H – North Oyster/Diamond I – Youbou/Meade Creek

    What regional district is Chemainus?

    Cowichan Valley Regional District
    Chemainus | Cowichan Valley Regional District.

    Can you drive around Lake Cowichan?

    Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 17 h 50 min to complete. This is a popular trail for road biking and scenic driving, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day.

    What are regional districts in BC?


    Regional district Office location Population (2019 est. )
    Central Coast Bella Coola 3,584
    Central Kootenay Nelson 63,311
    Central Okanagan Kelowna 217,214
    Columbia–Shuswap Salmon Arm 55,823

    Where is the Cowichan Valley?

    The Cowichan Valley Regional District covers an area between the Stuart Channel and Saanich Inlet on the east coast of Vancouver Island and the southern part of the West Coast Trail, with Cowichan Lake and Cowichan Valley proper located in its central region. It includes the Gulf Islands of Thetis, Kuper and Valdes.

    Are Cowichan recreation facilities being funded equitably?

    Cowichan recreation centres begin user analysis for an equitable regional funding initiative Taxpayer funding of the many significant recreation facilities in the region has been a challenge for decades, and the CVRD Board of Directors has directed that a more equitable model go to referendum during the local government elections in October 2022.

    Is there a state of local emergency in North Cowichan?

    State of Local Emergency rescinded for Cowichan region The State of Local Emergency applied to areas of the Cowichan Valley Regional District, the Municipality of North Cowichan, City of Duncan, Cowichan Tribes, Halalt First Nation and Penelakut Tribe. Additional Info…

    How do I contact Cowichan alert?

    Cowichan Alert Maps & GIS PlaceSpeak 175 Ingram Street | Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1N8 | Phone: 250.746.2500 or 1.800.665.3955 Administration Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Statutory Holidays