Our Story Today

Our Cowichan- Communities Health Network:

As the Our Cowichan- Communities Health Network we have an opportunity to make a positive and meaningful contribution to our communities’ future. We are committed to enhancing communities’ health and well-being and fostering a learning environment focussed on the factors that impact health and well-being. The geographic area includes the Cowichan Region which stretches from the Gulf Islands of Valdes in the East to the Mouth of the Nitinat in the West…. From the Malahat in the South to North Oyster in the North. There are four Municipalities, nine electoral areas, nine First Nations and Métis, local and regional government organizations with a population of approximately 81,000 people.

Vision:
All citizens of the Cowichan communities enjoy good health.

Mission:
Our Cowichan facilitates discussion, and acts as a conduit for information and a catalyst for action on determinants of health.

Who:
We are a group of people who are committed to developing an effective and sustainable community and health system in the Cowichan Communities.

What:
The Health Network provides support to Our Cowichan through planning, communications and logistics.

When:
We meet on the second Thursday of each month; Members sign up for one or two year terms. Meetings take place in the CVRD Board Room at 175 Ingram Street.

Why:
We are committed to creating healthy communities for generations to come.

How Can I Learn More About Participating In Our Cowichan?
Contact Cindy Lise the regional facilitator at 250 709-5062 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.ourcchn.ca