Investing in Cumberland, British Columbia



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Comox Valley

Cumberland is a town in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, CanadaThe village was originally named Union, British Columbia after the Union Coal Company, which was in turn named in honour of the 1871 union of British Columbia with Canada. Once a coal mining city, Cumberland is climbing to its feet and putting on new duds as niche community and dynamic tourist destination. It's wooing newcomers with colour, character and wide-open spaces for activities such as hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, freshwater fishing, camping, skiing and snowboarding.


Community Size: 30.19 km²

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Established Information Technology, Digital Surveillance, Wi-Fi, Managed Services business

625 Hillside Ave Unit 4A, Victoria, BC, V8T4R9
An established multi-facetted Information Technology Business, providing Hardware sales, Managed Services, 24/7 support contracts province wide, Digital Surveillance, Hospitality WiFi / more. Also includes a 6 year established Philanthropy focused division, including elaborate events which have giv... continue

Longlands Golf Course is a business for sale in BC.

Longlands Golf Course

1239 Anderton Rd, Comox, BC
Extraordinary location and development opportunity in the Comox Valley. A portion of the property is currently used as Longlands golf course which will complement any comprehensive re-development. Currently Split zoning is RR1 - Rural Recreational and CR1 - Country Residential. The opportunity for a... continue

Newport Village is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

CRU - Newport Village

3070 Kilpatrick Ave, Courtenay, BC, V9N 8P1
3040 & 3070 Kilpatrick Ave extends to approximately 2.5 acres in size, with frontage on both Kilpatrick Avenue and Cliff e Avenue. The project includes 3 buildings of mixed commercial and residential units. There is over 16,000 sf of retail space available in both a freestanding pad building complet... continue

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B.C. Cleantech Company Drives Fuel Efficiency in Trucking Industry

Sidney, B.C.-based Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. is sparking interest and sales in North American trucking fleets. The company’s innovative new fuel enhancement system allows large diesel engines to burn fuel 10-25% more efficiently.   The system consists of a small box of... continue

TREK Wildland Services brings fire control expertise to Indonesia

British Columbia’s expertise in managing forest fires has led a B.C. company to win a contract to train workers in fire-plagued parts of Indonesia. TREK Wildland Services has trained 400 Indonesians in Sumatra and East Kalimantan to fight out-of-control forest fires using the Incident... continue

British Columbia Fish Processor Lands Multiple Deals from Seafood Expo

Hub City Fisheries, of Nanaimo, British Columbia, netted big rewards after attending the Seafood Expo North America event in the spring of 2014.  In the months following the show, the Vancouver Island-based value-added fish processor finalized several deals to supply fish destined for the U... continue