Shhweenustham 'u tu Quw'utsun Hwulmuhw
The People of the Warm Land Welcome You

If you have been affected by the recent flooding and have experienced damage to your home or septic or require further information, please call 250-715-3333


COVID Vaccine Update

3rd DOSE UPATE: We’re holding COVID vaccination clinics for Cowichan Tribes members and households living on and off reserve. Eligibility for 1st and 2nd doses is age 12+ and 3rd dose is 18+ and 6 months since your 2nd dose (any time before June 23).

When: Tuesday, November 23, Wednesday, November 24, Tuesday, November 30, Wednesday, December 1 from 12 to 6 pm

Where: Siem Lelum Gym

Opioid Crisis Response

Chief Seymour and Council have designated an Opioid Crisis Response Working Group to lead our nation’s ongoing response to the opioid overdose epidemic.

Please visit the Opioid Response Section for info on overdose prevention and where to get help.

With 4,900+ members, we are the largest single First Nation Band in British Columbia.

Our ‘warm land’ is located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley region on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Learn about our history and culture, find out about the wide range of member services and check out the exciting projects and initiatives we have underway.

Important Bulletins


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Cowichan Tribes is following the Provincial Health Orders and taking extra precautions to safe guard the community. We understand how difficult it is to have to postpone or reduce the number of attendees to cultural and celebratory events due to COVID-19 but our communities' safety is our top concern.

Cowichan Tribes will review all policies and procedures in January 2022 and may update them at that time depending on COVID-19 and vaccine numbers.

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Direct Deposit

If you are receiving payments such as Social Assistance, Living Allowance, Caregiver payments and commercial land lease distribution from Cowichan Tribes, we encourage you to sign up for the Electronic Funds Transfer.

Please email for a form to be sent to you.

Important Files

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2020-2021 Cowichan Tribes School Bus Registration Form _ Transportation Regulations.pdf School Bus Registration Form for the School Year 2020/2021
CT MEMO RE STATUS CARDS.pdf Memo from the Membership Dept Re: Status Cards and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sept 2020-2021 Bus Routes.pdf Cowichan Tribes Morning Bus Schedule - Sept 2020 Update

Digital Newsletter
Essential Services Edition:

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Employment Opportunities


Cowichan Tribes in the News

Duncan, North Cowichan, and Cowichan Tribes are working together,in collaboration with community stakeholders, to implement the Safer Community Plan to address crime and public disorder along the Trans-Canada Highway corridor between Beverly Street and Boys Road.

A new Corridor Safety Office will open soon at 490 Trans-Canada Highway. To read the full press release please visit the website.



Employment Opportunity


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