Rose Klukas, City of Campbell River

At the heart of Rose’s work is relationship building. Working as the Economic Development Officer for a rapidly changing city, Rose’s days are filled with new encounters and innovative ideas – ones that she’s turning into incredible opportunities.
City of Campbell River

Bamfield Huu-ay-aht Community Forest Society

Sharing the rich history and culture of Huu-ay-aht First Nation with visitors is a key part of the Nation’s vision for economic development. It’s also an invaluable way to inspire a strong sense of pride for community members, like Wišqii.
Bamfield Huu-ay-aht Connector Trail

Judi Fisher, Gabriola Island Recycling Organization

For a textile designer and seamstress, like Judi, sewing is about more than making new and innovative products. It’s about being a part of a circular economy textile makerspace that rethinks how we use clothing waste.
C2C Threads is a new social entreprise on Gabriola Island

About Island Coastal Economic Trust

We strategically invest in inclusive economic development, diversification, and innovation in partnership with communities across Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, and island and inlets from the Salish Sea to Cape Caution.

Learn about how we empower communities and our regional impact in our latest Annual Report

$56 million

invested in communities

$308 million

total investment impact

2,750

permanent jobs created