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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:45 AM
People in the Cowichan Valley and Victoria will have better, safer access to fresh home-delivered, locally grown produce and products, thanks to a Job Creation Partnership project funded by the provincial government.
Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:15 AM
Six local job seekers will gain work experience in business, marketing social enterprise and event planning while helping the Cowichan Green Community (CGC) expand its food security programs.
Friday, February 2, 2018 1:25 PM
Four local job-seekers will gain valuable skills in marketing, food preservation and community engagement, while helping the Cowichan Green Community (CGC) distribute items to food banks and school meal programs.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 8:00 AM
A community meeting for B.C.’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will take place in Duncan on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:45 PM
For Miya Inkster, finding high-quality, affordable child care was a big factor holding her back from returning to the work force. After a stressful separation and move that affected her financial situation, Miya ended up on income assistance and couldn’t find work that covered the cost of child care.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:00 AM
Christmas is a time for people to reminisce about the year that’s past and think about what’s to come in the year ahead.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:05 PM
A first-of-its-kind incubator seed farm created with the help of a government-funded Job Creation Partnership officially opened in Duncan.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:30 AM
Canada’s first teaching incubator seed farm is coming to Duncan through the Cowichan Green Community Society, thanks to a Job Creation Partnership project funded by the provincial government.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 9:00 AM
The local agriculture sector will be getting a boost as five people are getting work experience as farm workers in both rural and urban settings, thanks to nearly $120,000 in government Community and Employer Partnership funding.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:00 PM
The Cowichan Green Community Society is looking a little greener thanks to nearly $55,000 in provincial Job Creation Partnership funding that gave three people work experience in organic horticulture.