Duncan (Cowichan Tribes)

BCLC is proud to give back to the citizens of B.C. and help communities grow. Revenue generated by gambling goes back to the Province of B.C. and is distributed in a variety of ways, including to communities through Host Local Government payments and the Province of B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program.

In 2022/23, Chances Cowichan contributed to Cowichan Tribes community and economy in a variety of ways. Here are just a few.



in provincial gambling revenue shared with Cowichan Tribes generated by Chances Cowichan since 2007.



in provincial gambling revenue shared with Cowichan Tribes for hosting Chances Cowichan in 2022/23.

Community Stories

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Duncan Cowichan Festival

Chances Cowichan is a proud supporter of 39 Days of July presented by the Duncan Cowichan Festival Society. The 39-day long festival features more than 350 performances designed to bring the community together to celebrate diverse local, Canadian and international music.

The Duncan Cowichan Festival Society is a Community Gaming Grant recipient and received $19,500 from the Province of B.C. in 2022.

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Cowichan Tribes Building Expansion

Cowichan Tribes' share of gaming revenue for hosting Chances Duncan was used to pay for the expansion of its administration building, which was completed in 2017. The Tribes' registered membership has steadily grown since 1998. As a result, the volume of services provided to community members has increased. Expansion of the administration building was planned to help better meet the needs of the community.

Did you know?

In 2022, Chances Cowichan made donations to more than 60 charitable organizations, including community policing, Rotary clubs, school PACs, food banks, sports teams, agriculture groups, Special Olympics and seniors’ clubs.

Community Impact Report 2022/23

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