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COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

Employment Opportunity - Economic Development Analyst Are you a dynamic, progressive, business-minded team-player with a passion for supporting community and economic development?  We have a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the Economic Development Cowichan group in the newly created role of Economic Development Analyst. Click here for the full job posting and job description or visit the CVRD Careers website at cvrd.bc.ca/jobs The Buy Local Cowichan website is now...

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 15 – 21, 2020

Cowichan Strong Partnership Launches COVID-19 Business Recovery Needs Assessment In response to the unparalleled economic impacts of COVID-19, the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and its Cowichan Strong partners are reaching out to the business community to assess the effects of the pandemic at a local level. Cowichan Strong, a partnership initiated by Economic Development Cowichan, the Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce and Community Futures Cowichan, is spearheading a Post-...

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 8 – 14, 2020

Economic Development Cowichan has some exciting news to share about a new made-in-Cowichan collaboration – Buy Local Cowichan website. Buy Local Cowichan connects consumers to local businesses while COVID-19 restrictions are in place.  Registered businesses can share information on their products for sale, services, hours of operations, and how to safely order and pick up.  All Cowichan businesses are invited to be showcased on Buy Local Cowichan. By registering your business on the buy local...

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

Buy Local Cowichan Website – Register your Business!

Economic Development Cowichan has some exciting news to share about a new made-in-Cowichan collaboration -  Buy Local Cowichan website. Buy Local Cowichan connects consumers to local businesses while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Registered business can share information on their products for sale, services, hours of operations, and how to safely order and pick up.     All Cowichan businesses are invited to be showcased on Buy Local Cowichan. By registering your business on the buy local...

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 1 – 7, 2020

Attention local small business owners: London Drugs wants to help you sell your products! London Drugs is offering up shelf space in select stores to local small businesses who have had to close their doors due to COVID-19. Beginning April 28, small businesses in Western Canada are welcome to submit products for consideration. Small business owners can visit here to learn if their products qualify and apply to be part of London Drugs Local Central. Hungry for local? Find food & drink...

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for April 24 – 30, 2020

If you are a small-medium sized business that is considering entering or expanding in the digital economy then this is the place for you! The Digital Economy Response Program: (DER3) is a free service supported by Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) and powered by Innovation Island Technology Association (IITA). The program is open to individuals or businesses living or working on Vancouver Island, north of the Malahat, on the Sunshine Coast, or Gulf Islands. DER3 offers one-to-one business...

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 22 – 28, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business Weekly Update April 17 to 23, 2020

Cowichan Strong has issued its first newsletter which provides highlights of support programs available to help businesses and entrepreneurs. This weekly newsletter is one way Cowichan Strong is working to support our business community, by compiling support programs relevant to the Cowichan region. I encourage you to sign up to receive the newsletter and other updates from Cowichan Strong. We are stronger together!...

Province launches COVID-19 Support Service for BC Businesses

Province launches COVID-19 Support Service for BC Businesses

A new BC Business COVID-19 Support Service will serve as a single point of contact for businesses throughout the province looking for information on resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic. This dedicated website and resource area will be operated by Small Business BC (SBBC), a non-profit organization that is well known and respected by the business community.  The service will act as a one-stop resource to answer questions about supports available to businesses from the provincial...

Launch of the Digital Economy Rapid Response Recovery Program (DER3)

Launch of the Digital Economy Rapid Response Recovery Program (DER3)

A game-changing free service is now available for Cowichan businesses to participate or expand their presence in the digital economy. In partnership with Island Coastal Economic Trust, the Innovation Island Technology Association has launched the Digital Economy Response Program (DER3) that will start to tackle the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. This complementary rapid recovery initiative will provide one-to-one business and technical expertise and actionable resources to companies...

COVID-19 Support Webinar with MP Alistair MacGregor

COVID-19 Support Webinar with MP Alistair MacGregor

Economic Development Cowichan, in partnership with the Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce  and Community Futures Cowichan, are pleased to provide a FREE webinar with MP Alistair MacGregor, who will specifically speak to recent legislation of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (75% wage subsidy program) as well as other federal supports and initiatives for businesses. This webinar will be held as a virtual Lunch n Learn via the Zoom platform and will be held this Wednesday April 15, 2020 at...

 

 

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Economic
Development
Cowichan

Economic
Development
Cowichan

135 Third Street
Duncan, BC
Canada V9L 1R9
[email protected]
T 250.746.7880
TF 1.866.746.2508