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COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

FREE Tool and Programs to Support Cowichan Businesses Island Good License - Cowichan businesses making local products can get a free marketing boost from the Island Good Program. Economic Development Cowichan and Community Futures Cowichan have partnered with the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) to offer local producers a free Island Good license. VIEA developed the Island Good brand program as a way for shoppers to easily identify local food products on grocery shelves. According to...

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Update for June 19 – 30, 2020

FREE Island Good Licenses – Cowichan businesses making local products can get a free marketing boost from the Island Good Program. Economic Development Cowichan and Community Futures Cowichan have partnered with the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) to offer local producers a free Island Good license. VIEA developed the Island Good brand program as a way for shoppers to easily identify local food products on grocery shelves. According to BC Buy Local, for every $100 spent at a local...

Free Marketing Boost For Cowichan Businesses Making Local Products

Cowichan businesses making local products can get a free marketing boost from the VIEA Island Good Program Economic Development Cowichan and Community Futures have partnered with the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) to offer local producers a free Island Good licence. VIEA developed the Island Good brand program as a way for shoppers to easily identify local food products on grocery shelves. “There is a growing demand for locally made food and products, and we know it can be hard for...

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for June 12 – 18, 2020

Cowichan COVID-19 Business Survey #1 results are in: In response to the unparalleled impacts of COVID-19, the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and its community partners have compiled the results of an initial survey to assess the effects of the pandemic on the local business community.  The full results of the COVID-19 Post Disaster Needs Assessment Survey can be reviewed on the CVRD website. This was the first of a series of surveys that will be shared with the business community...

Cowichan COVID-19 Business Survey #1 results are in!

Cowichan COVID-19 Business Survey #1 Results This Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was undertaken to assess the impact of the COVID-19 event on Cowichan business operations. The research was collectively undertaken by the CVRD and its community partners. The results have generated a Cowichan-specific snapshot that can be used to: Identify local business needs at a point in time Feed into regional economic recovery planning processes Allow the CVRD to lobby the Provincial Government on...

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for June 5 – 11, 2020

Business Re-Open Toolkit: Buy Local Cowichan has designed a Re-Open Toolkit for businesses using the Buy Local Cowichan brand and colors.  The toolkit includes print ready signage templates for occupancy, front entry checklist and social distancing floor stickers.  These templates are free for all local Cowichan businesses to use and can be found on the Buy Local Cowichan website or at local print shops throughout the region.  Buylocalcowichan.ca: Be sure and register your business, to reach...

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

COVID-19 Support for Business – Weekly Update for May 29 – June 4, 2020

Be sure and register your business on the buylocalcowichan website to reach the thousands of locals looking to spend locally, and help Cowichan recover from COVID-19. 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...

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 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 –Update for July 1 – 9, 2020

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

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

COVID-19 Support for Business –Update for July 1 – 9, 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...

 

 

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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