BioFlame Briquettes Ltd.

BioFlame Briquettes Ltd.

Marcus Woernle embodies the essence of a Changemaker, steering innovative pathways toward a more sustainable future in the Cowichan Valley. His journey began at a wood processing tradeshow in Europe, where serendipity introduced him to a biomass briquetting system. At...
Nexus Modular Solutions

Nexus Modular Solutions

Alan ‘Al’ Jackson has been an active member of the entrepreneurial community in the Cowichan Valley for decades. He started Jackson Grills, a brand of quality barbeques whose market expanded across North America in the early aughts. After proudly raising his family in...
Cowichan Cycles

Cowichan Cycles

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...
Cowichan Watershed Board

Cowichan Watershed Board

Founded on an internationally-recognized co-governance model, the Cowichan Watershed Board provides leadership for sustainable water management and the ecological protection of the Quw’utsun (Cowichan) and Xwulqw’selu (Koksilah) watersheds. The Cowichan...
Bakery | The Mindful Mouthful

Bakery | The Mindful Mouthful

The cookies, dessert bars and meat pies at The Mindful Mouthful have a delicious twist! They are hand-made locally by uniquely abled adults from the Clements Centre for Community Living. These talented individuals are on a mission to promote consciousness and...