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January 18, 2018

In the month of February, we will be hosting an online Photography contest called "One Shot Wonder". We are hosting this to build up our assets, engage the local community and build our community base for our Shop Your Town community Campaign. This initiative will run...

January 17, 2018


To provide a FREE solution to showcase all business while offering cost effective range of additional advertising within a regional tourism publication. This will promote the CBIA members, while also showcasing the town.  


• BC Ferries, major saili...

January 12, 2018

Join the Tourism Cowichan team for a 30 minute Coffee Talk where you can learn how you can leverage the media, social media and marketing opportunities we offer you as a stakeholder. The first 15 minutes of the talk you get to tell us who you are and let us know what y...

DINE COWICHAN February 23 – March 11, 2018 = 17 Days, 3 Weekends

Dine Cowichan is back! The Duncan Cowichan Chamber launched Dine Cowichan in 2017. The program attracted 24 restaurants, and we had great feedback from participating restaurants. Dine Cowichan encourages d...

January 10, 2018

The CVCAS is looking for letters of support (template atached) from local businesses and organizations for an arts centre within the downtown core. As this would require a large amount of capital it is important the businesses and community orginizations identify their...

December 12, 2017

For CBIA members within our catchment areas, we would like to remind you of our one-hour ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND MARKETING OVERVIEW on January 25, 2018. Following our holiday card invitation, we wanted to ensure you had all of the details. We will have coffee and te...

November 24, 2017

We are excited to announce the Tourism Cowichan Society is once again renewing the guide for their 2018 edition. We are offering a Chemainus BIA co-opertive advertising discounts for 2018. It is a HUGE savings for advertising in a guide that circulates the world!


November 2, 2017

As We have been working hard on our outreach plan which we discussed in the previous newsletter. Already we have created some beautiful advertisements for the Chemainus Theatre's Annual Program Guide, plus negotiated the back cover of the Chemainus Ultimate Resource Gu...

October 26, 2017

---- UPDATE Resolutuon to adopt the bylaws was passed at our January 25th AGM meeting, click here to download final bylaws -----

Please find the minor proposed bylaws adjustments below as they haven't been updated since 2009 (9 years). We have also attached the current...

October 12, 2017

We are excited to announce the CHEMAINUS WAYFINDING SIGN PLAN was moved, seconded and carried at the October 4th North Cowichan Council Meeting. This means that Chemainus will have some branded signs developed to better move tourists through town and direct them to mun...

October 5, 2017

Join Us Saturday, October 28 from 

• Businesses offer SAFE TRICK OR TREATING

• Thriller Dance come and learn in this pop-up dance group

• Chemainus Crofton C to Sea Lions Club SENSORY GAME

• SINGING PUMPKINS alive with song & stories

• Beyond The Usual 12 pm COSTUME CONTEST...

October 3, 2017

Chemainus restaurants are opening their doors to welcome the public for this special Savour Cowichan signature event. This artisanal culmination of food and drink invites guests to tour and enjoy local dining menus. Each restaurant participant features delectable dishe...

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