Regional Community Profiles

Imagine waking up to a spectacular ocean view or the mist over a rich green valley or a stand of magnificent cedar trees. Where you can give your kids a childhood where they can ride their bikes home from school and play in friendly neighbourhoods.

For new entrepreneurs and for businesses looking to expand, the Cowichan Region offers a dynamic and welcoming business environment.

Here are just a few of the reasons to relocate and invest in the Cowichan Region.
  1. A Vibrant and Diverse Economy
  2. Strong Local Labour Force
  3. Strategic Location
  4. Secure and Sustainable Infrastructure
  5. A Proactive Government
  6. Clean, Safe and Liveable Communities
  7. Strong Business and Community Organizations

Here are just a few of the reasons to relocate and invest in the Cowichan region.
  1. A Vibrant and Diverse Economy
  2. Strong Local Labour Force
  3. Strategic Location
  4. Secure and Sustainable Infrastructure
  5. A Proactive Government
  6. Clean, Safe and Liveable Communities
  7. Strong Business and Community Organizations

Overview

Link to the overview of the regional community profiles.

Location


The Cowichan Region is located in Southern Vancouver Island close to the City of Victoria and a commutable regional population base exceeding 500,000 people.

Affordable


It is one of the most affordable places on the island to live, work, and invest. With a sustained strategic focus on ensuring a healthy economy in the Region that works hard to be a competitive but attractive location for business and residents alike.

By attracting investment in local businesses the Cowichan Region is working to ensure sustainable local employment opportunities for an increasingly diverse and skilled workforce.

Partnerships


By building strong community partnerships throughout the region and with First Nations, along with leveraging local strengths, the Region can position itself to attract and retain businesses and to ensure a diverse economy offering opportunities for all.

Cowichan Bay/Glenora/Sahtlam

Link to the Cowichan Bay-Glenora-Sahtlam communities profile.

Saltair/North Oyster

Link to the Saltair-North Oyster communities profile.

South Cowichan

Link to the South Cowichan communities profile.

West Cowichan

Link to the West Cowichan communities profile.

City of Duncan

Link to the City of Duncan community profile.

Town of Ladysmith

Link to the Town of Ladysmith community profile.

Town of Lake Cowichan

Link to the Town of Lake Cowichan community profile.

Municipality of North Cowichan

Link to the Municipality of North Cowichan community profile.