Community Futures is a non-profit community business financing organization created to support small and medium-sized enterprises throughout rural BC, paving the way for diversified local economies and job creation.
Through local community economic development initiatives, Community Futures sustains and improves communities and their economies by creating long-term, sustainable businesses.
We have a wide variety of services and tools available to help entrepreneurs and small business owners achieve their goals, including business support services, business planning advice and loans.
Compared with other traditional source financing options, the businesses of Community Futures’ clients grow faster and last longer.
The Community Futures Program is part of a national economic development program that has been supporting small business and community economic development since 1986. There are 269 Community Futures offices in rural communities across the country, with 34 of those in BC. Eight offices serve Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast!
Benefits of Membership
Joining your Chamber of Commerce Links you with fellow businesses and provides numerous benefits associated with the District and Provincial Chambers of Commerce.
We offer a wide range of services to our business / organization chamber member
To the travelling visitors you can catch us in Chamber Mobile Unit where we Maps, post cards, and other swag items
Contact us for more details and Member application package. (250) 749-3244
Lake Cowichan Gazette is a paid Local Newspaper of Cowichan Lake and Cowichan Valley Citizen is a free Newspaper of the valley. Both bring you the best in advertising at affordable prices.
The Gazette and the Cowichan Valley Citizen are both here to help with your new worthy topics and advertising needs for your business, organization and special events.
Economic Development Cowichan is the economic development arm of the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD).
The CVRD is governed by a 15-member board. The board is comprised of appointed directors from our four municipalities and an elected director from each of the nine electoral areas.
Economic Development Cowichan is a part of the CVRD’s Land Use Services Division. A key part of our mandate is to build connections between community, business, and local government. Working in collaboration with our regional economic development partners, we focus on:
Strengthening the regional economy by supporting and attracting businesses and sector development
Strengthening communities through engagement and support for community-based initiatives
Communicating the advantages of living, working and investing in Cowichan
Island Savings is a division of First West Credit Union, and we’re all about Keeping it Simple® for our members. That means providing premium banking, borrowing and investment services to residents and businesses in BC.
NextGen Automation has been a provider of print hardware, software and services for over 20 years. With a team of more than 85 people and 11 office locations across British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, we provide leading edge technology with efficient, personalized support.
Vancouver Island Labour Services is a temporary labour staffing agency. We have an extensive database of reliable, on-call employees throughout Vancouver Island. We administer all payroll deductions, Worksafe premiums and are fully licenced and insured. We offer numerous services including: General Labourers, Skilled Labourers, Tradesmen, Painters, First Aid Attendants, Commercial and Residential Cleaners and much much more.
Pleas call us toll free or request a worker online and we will get you the help you need, when you need it.
V.I Labour Services: The One Stop Labour Shop
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Voice work for business professionals.