Help us find housing solutions for Cowichan’s workers

Help us find housing solutions for Cowichan’s workers

We’ve heard from businesses across the Cowichan region: the housing crisis is affecting employers’ ability to attract and retain employees. Economic Development Cowichan is working on a Workforce Housing Strategy to find solutions to housing Cowichan’s workers,...
Cowichan Cycles – Growing the mountain biking community in Cowichan

Cowichan Cycles – Growing the mountain biking community in Cowichan

When Grant Lestock-Kay purchased Cowichan Cycles from its previous owner in 2016, he had a plan: to grow the mountain biking community in Cowichan by bringing people together. With the recent move to the new location on James Street in Duncan, it was time to put the...
Circular economy project to accelerate business innovation

Circular economy project to accelerate business innovation

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) will participate in an island-wide pilot project to support local businesses to include circular economy concepts in their operations. The Vancouver Island Coast Economic Developers’ Association (VICEDA) is leading this...
Cowichan Bay Business Walk to happen May 5 & 6

Cowichan Bay Business Walk to happen May 5 & 6

Economic Development Cowichan staff will be conducting a Business Walk in the Cowichan Bay on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6, 2022. This is the second in a series of Business Walks planned in communities in the Cowichan region. Staff members will be walking...