Deep Dive

Curious in Cowichan

What makes you curious, Cowichan? What questions do you have? With your help, reporter Jacqueline Ronson and The Discourse Cowichan will dig into your questions and reveal hidden history, truths and solutions about the place we live. Let’s get curious in Cowichan!

Jacqueline Ronson cares about the Cowichan Valley because she lives here. She’s heard that many people are unsatisfied with the state of local media. That’s why Jacqueline and The Discourse Cowichan team are committed to community-powered journalism. Above all, that starts with listening and responding with in-depth stories that satisfy the curiosity of people from the Cowichan Valley.

Catalyst Paper water pipeline being replaced. Cowichan.

Is Catalyst Paper’s water pipeline leaking?

'We don't have any leaks. We have the risk of catastrophic failure' says environment manager.

Cowichan River flows are low due to drought

Everything you need to know about drought, water restrictions and the Cowichan weir

What is going on with water in the Cowichan Valley this summer? Key questions, answered.

What are you curious about, Cowichan?

Tell us here.

Food waste: Cowichan’s creative response to a big problem

The reFRESH Cowichan program is saving food to feed people.

Curious in Cowichan: Cowichan River floating family photo by Jacqueline Ronson

Let’s get curious, Cowichan!

I want to help uncover what you want to know about this place.