North Cowichan

NORTH COWICHAN  () , district municipality, pop 27,557 (2006), in the southeast corner of VANCOUVER ISLAND north of DUNCAN, is one of 4 municipalities in the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Home to different Coast Salish nations (see SALISHAN FIRST NATIONS), it began attracting farm settlement in the 1860s and was incorporated as a district in 1873, the fourth-oldest...

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