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COVID-19 Message and Resources

Small businesses across the country are facing a lot of uncertainty as a result of  COVID-19.  It is a challenging time as a business owner is to lead your company through this crisis.

Community Futures Cowichan understands this and encourages all our clients to connect with us on ways we can support you through this. We can be reached by phone: 250-746-1004, or email: Our office remains closed to the public and most staff are working remotely.

Here for Cowichan Businesses – we’re in this together!

CFC’s small but dedicated team is working hard to support our clients and get important updates out to the Cowichan Business Community.  We created this page to share links to reputable organizations with the best resources for employers.


The BC Chamber is the largest and most broadly based business organization in the province. Their page is dedicated to the most important resources a B.C. business needs to know, with the latest updates and links to provincial and federal relief initiatives. 


This information, primarily from the World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada and BC Centre for Disease Control. It may be useful to inform your employees, customers and partners about what they can do.


In response to COVID-19, the federal government wants to hear from manufacturers about their ability to pivot and provide necessary products or services. One critical area of focus: increase the production of essential medical supplies. Connect with them if your business can help.


Start-ups know that navigating ambiguity is part of the deal, but COVID-19 has created a whole new level of adaptability. In times like these, we all need to stick together and act with compassion. The League of Innovators are committed to supporting the entrepreneurial community to the best of their ability, and offer this toolkit of resources to help navigate through the uncertainty.