The first triathlon of the Subaru Western Triathlon series is coming up on May 25, 2014 at beautiful Shawnigan Lake, just 45 minutes north of Victoria on Vancouver Island.  2014 will be the 8th year that the Cowichan Valley has hosted this event.  Subsequent races in this series take place in Victoria, Saskatoon, Vancouver and Banff. […]

July 28th was a day many people on Vancouver Island had looked forward to over the last several years. It was the official opening, or actually the re-opening, of the historic Kinsol Trestle near Shawnigan Lake in the Cowichan Valley. There was a great crowd in attendance at a well organized event. Almost a year […]

Earlier this month rehabilitation work on the historic Kinsol Trestle was finally begun.  The trestle is the missing link in the Cowichan Valley Trail, the local section of the Trans Canada Trail.  A local Cobble Hill company is the timber specialist contractor on the job and has started work on the core structure, replacing timbers […]