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!
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.
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.
Join us for the Annual Show and Sale every May long weekend in Lake Cowichan.
Oil Paintings, Pastels, Pencil Drawings, Wood Sculptures,Stone Sculptures, Jewelry, Fibre Arts, Mixed Media, Pottery, Woodworking, Encaustic, Collage, Print making and more.
The Kaatza Lakeside Players’ focus is to broaden the opportunities for residents of the Cowichan Lake District to enjoy and participate in learning theatre arts.
Bryan Harvey has exhibited peer reviewed large format photographs in the 1650 Gallery in Los
Angeles,the online publication of Creative Quarterly,the Waterfront Gallery in Ladysmith
B.C., the Sooke Fine Arts Show ,and the Sidney Fine Arts Show .
After being judged by 25 of the top galleries in the U.S. Bryan received the American Art Awards
2014 third place for “Dream Vacation” in the non-manipulated photography-landscape category.
Prior to the to the AAA submission this photograph had been peer reviewed and displayed at Sooke
Fine Arts 2014.
Harvey submitted three photographs to the 2015 American Arts Awards.
won third place in the non manipulated photography- still life category and
Clivia tied for fifth place in the same group.
Marie Canyon tied for sixth place in the non manipulated photography-landscape category.
“Lightly Unfurled”was displayed at Sooke Fine Arts 2015 .
“Clivia” together with “Marie Canyon” were chosen for the Sidney Fine Art Show 2015 .
“Bear Water” and “Sticking it to the Jug”* were two photographs chosen for the
Ladysmith Fine Arts Show 2016.
- tied sixth place non-manipulated still life photograph.AAA 2016
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
Art Studio showcasing glass, wood, prints, jewelry, and paints. Paintings, Intarsia, Calligraphy