Investing with Cowichan Tribes



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Nation:  Coast Salish

Cowichan Tribes and its economic development subsidiary, Khowutzun Development Corporation(KDC), are multi-million dollar organizations with combined revenues of over $60 million (2004). Cowichan Tribes generates about 34% of its revenue directly, through a combination of taxation, property taxes, licenses, and economic development. The federal and provincial governments provide some funding... Read More


Latitude: 48° 46' 00".656 N
Longitude: 123° 40' 00".886 S

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