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Business Planning 101

By Admin | June 3, 2020

Cortes Island Idea Cafe

By Admin | June 3, 2020

Grab your favourite afternoon beverage and come to the Cortes Island Idea Cafe for a double helping of inspiration, dialogue, and community. Unleash your creativity! Join […]

Branding 101 with Sasha Cooke

By Admin | June 3, 2020

Join local designer Sasha Cooke to learn about the basics of building a brand and visual identity for your business or organization. Sasha will lead participants […]

Selling online for artisans and makers with Irene Blueth

By Admin | May 26, 2020

Join local artisan and experienced Etsy seller Irene Blueth for this two hour workshop on setting up and running a successful online store on this popular […]

Bookkeeping for Small Business with Jenny Hartwick

By Admin | May 16, 2020

Learn the basics of small business bookkeeping in this half-day workshop, including: Basics of double-entry bookkeeping Managing cash flow, profit & loss, and balance sheets Software, […]

Cortes Investment Co-op

By Admin | May 3, 2020

Community Investment Co-op Working Group We’re moving ahead with setting up a Community Investment Co-op for Cortes. This is a well-tested model that provides a mechanism […]

Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow!

By Admin | April 20, 2020

Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow! To help local businesses and organizations survive the pandemic-induced economic crisis, CCEDA is hosting a series of calls with experts […]

Surveys, Surveys, Surveys!

By Admin | April 18, 2020

Surveys, Surveys, Surveys! With the rate of information transfer on the island’s face-to-face grapevine slowed to a crawl, we’re turning to online surveys. At the moment […]

Entrepreneurship and business planning training

By Admin | April 17, 2020

Entrepreneurship and business planning training coming up in May One of our objectives is to help Cortes islanders access the resources, training, and funding to turn […]