information and news around town

October 19, 2020

On November 6th at 10:00 am we have invite Barry O'Brien to join us to discuss the Economic Future of the Cowichan Valley, and more specifically - Chemainus. As there are many challenges in the community at this moment, we want to make sure that our regional groups are...

October 12, 2020

Extending on our Business Profiles, and Enjoy chemainus we are introducing a new program which is absolutely FREE for business owners to take part. If you decide you wish to take park, we will come to your business and do everything for you. As a member there is no fee...

August 16, 2020

This program has been developed to bring accessible advertising to your business. The CBIA manages three Billboards on the Highway just outside of Chemainus near the intersection at Henry Road, Fuller Lake Road and MacMillan Blodel Haul Road. These three billboards get...

June 16, 2020

Please find the full restart guide and workbook attached below. Should you have any questions please feel free to call us at 250-800-1164.

April 2, 2020

Undoubtedly when the world is released form the pandemic, a great many things will change. One of the hardest hit will be travel and tourism. There was already a downshift of tourism happening with the threat of COVID19, with the pandemic outbreak and the transmission...

March 30, 2020

The following is a list of Government Resources available to Businesses, Individuals and Others which have been compressed. Here is a  master list of what the Canadian government is offering it is in an easy to read format. Each section will be updated with the most cu...

March 27, 2020

We as the BIA are dedicating two days a week (MONDAY & FRIDAY) to developing video learning resources for our members. We will be walking you through and addressing all points of business from setting up an online store and crisis management,...

March 26, 2020

Small business information document.
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March 18, 2020


Consistent town wide precautions and alternative purchasing functions to be implemented

Chemainus, BC – Many businesses continue to remain open today in Chemainus and will be for the few foreseeable days


April 27, 2019

The Classics Car Show is fast approaching! Last year's event was hugely popular, and we're expecting even more people this year. Save the date, plan to be open, and watch for more opportunities to be involved  with this fun, free community event coming soon. 


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