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Sooke launches women’s entrepreneur resource to facilitate success

The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce ("Sooke Chamber") in collaboration with the Sooke Women in Business (SWIB) group is launching a bi-weekly women's mastermind group (WMMG), beginning in April and meeting for three months. The seven sessions will be facilitated by...

Looking for work? Sooke Chamber wants to hear from you! Complete this survey for a chance to win $250

Building labour force capacity and resiliency is a top concern across the province. That is why the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce alongside the provincewide Chamber network is undertaking a trail-blazing project, to address the labour market gap between employers...

Sooke Chamber Launches 2nd annual Shop Sooke Survey — you could win $200!

For the second year, the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce is doing a Shopping in Sooke survey. Answer 12 short questions, and you could be entered to win $200 to help you shop in Sooke! The information gathered will be shared with local business owners and...

Two Student Jobs – Pending Funding Approval

Wage: $18/hr Duration: 12 weeks Hours per Week: 35 Starting Date: June 5 (Negotiable), 2023 Working Location: Sooke, remote or in-office, or a combination thereof Posting 1: Membership Sales Rep The primary function of the Membership Sales Rep will be to actively...

Sooke Region Economic Development

What is it about Sooke that makes it an outstanding location for investors, residents and visitors and distinguishes it from others?

Quite simply, we enjoy and appreciate the Quality of Life and the Opportunities it provides to grow as a business, a family or an individual. On Vancouver Island, near Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, Sooke is cradled by pristine evergreen hills and the Pacific Ocean. Excellent land and property values, a competent labour force and supreme tourism opportunities are all available.
Whether you are considering relocating, expanding or starting a new business venture, Sooke is ripe for economic development. The business and investment opportunities are endless – from Tourism, Marine, Forestry, Industrial, Retail and Hi-Tech, Sooke is the place to start, expand and grow almost any business venture. An investment in Sooke is an investment in your future.

  • Business & Investment Opportunities
  • Economic Development and Growth Potential
  • Healthy Living and Quality of Life
  • Pro-Active Local Government
  • Large Pre-Zoned Commercial & Industrial Land Base
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Waterfront Development Opportunities

Sooke is facing a very bright economic future with forecasts of unprecedented growth. The pleasant mixture of rural and urban, affordable housing and a pristine west coast location, offer a recipe and the ingredients for a successful venture. We love living here and invite you to consider becoming a vital part of our friendly community.


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Thinking about opening a business or pursuing development opportunities in the Sooke Region? Find everything you need from housing price data, population trends, education, income and crime statistics, and much more here on Sooke‘s very own Townfolio.


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Membership varies by the size of your organization.  A small 1 person business annual membership is $165 or less than $15/month.

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