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Workforce Housing Survey: The results are in!

Workforce Housing Survey: The results are in!

The Workforce Housing Survey closed on July 3, 2022. The feedback gathered from both employers and employees provides an overview of the existing housing impacts, needs and preferences. This information will be used as a baseline for the development of the regional Workforce Housing Strategy.

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New coworking space opens in Duncan

New coworking space opens in Duncan

The Grid Coworking and Executive Offices is launching its newly designed space at 435 Trunk Road in Duncan. The Grid is a shared office space for forward thinking companies and independent workers in the tech industry and related sectors to work in an inspiring...

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Cobble Hill Business Walk happening next Thursday June 16

Cobble Hill Business Walk happening next Thursday June 16

Economic Development Cowichan staff, partners and elected officials will be conducting a Business Walk in the industrial and commercial areas of Cobble Hill on Thursday, June 16, 2022. This is the third in a series of Business Walks in communities around Cowichan. The...

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Access global talent through Canada’s immigration programs

Access global talent through Canada’s immigration programs

Foreign workers are a key component of Canada’s labour force, and they could be the right fit for your business. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is hosting a series of virtual sessions in June to help businesses in Western Canada learn about...

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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, and...

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New Circular Economy Accelerator Program Seeks Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast Business Participants

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...

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Economic
Development
Cowichan

Economic
Development
Cowichan

135 Third Street
Duncan, BC
Canada V9L 1R9
edc@cvrd.bc.ca
T 250.746.7880
TF 1.866.746.2508