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..and into our Second Century

Our 100th year was finally over yesterday, March 3rd and what a year it was. The Time Capsule was buried next to the caboose on Friday, witnessed by a small group of councillors, public works crew and a couple of bystanders. Hopefully more people will show up when it is opened 25 years from now!


Queen's Diamond Jubilee Tribute

As we come to the end of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year, we thought we would share this with you. It is an incredible 3 minute video of the life of an amazing woman. Enjoy

"Duncan's V.I." Exhibit Opening

In celebration of the City of Duncan’s Centenary in 2012 the Duncan BIA, in partnership with the Cowichan Valley Museum & Archives and the Centennial Committee of the City of Duncan, is pleased to announce the official opening of a new outdoor historical exhibit, Duncan’s V.I. – the story of the settlement of Duncan. The […]

Letters to the Future

Thank you to the students at École Duncan Elementary School who wrote letters to their future selves, to be read when the time capsule is opened in 25 years (2037). Everyone is welcome to write a letter to themselves. Write your letter, put it in a sealed envelope with your name and present address on […]

10th Cache has been placed and found!

The 10th and final cache has been placed in the City of Duncan. It has been found and people are beginning to send in their contest entries! You can download the form here.Depending on the settings on your computer, you may be able to email it direct using the email button.

If that does […]

Lots of Duncan Centennial Babies!

The committee has decided that all babies born in 2012 who have a Duncan mailing address will qualify as a Duncan Centennial Baby. After all, there are more people outside the boundary that think they live in Duncan than there are people who actually live in Duncan.

So! If you know someone who has had […]

Cowichan High Class of '52 Reunion

The 60th Year Reunion for Cowichan Graduates is happening this year! If you or someone you know is involved in organizing this, let us know, so that we can get the word out. All the more reason to celebrate!

Spring Photos of Cherry Blossoms

We thought we should share with you these striking pictures, taken last month by Rodney Maennling, who has given us permission to use them. All of us look forward to the blossoming of the cherry blossoms on Canada Avenue. These photos say it all. The trees really outdid themselves this centennial year:

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Titanic 100th Anniversary

Today is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Here is a website that tells you everything you would ever want to know about the historic ship and how it sank.

A wreath floats after being thrown into the sea during a service of remembrance aboard the Titanic Memorial Cruise, over the […]