Cochrane, as we all know, is unlike anywhere in Canada. Cochrane is where people find nature underscored by history, a place that creates a feeling that is hard to define and even harder to forget.

As a local, you probably can acknowledge this feeling. It is something hard to describe, but it comes from the genuine nature of our people and our sense of community. We’re kind and friendly, and we genuinely care. Our small business community is pivoting to meet the needs of the community in new ways during these challenging times.

This campaign is about creating a platform for locals to publicly declare their commitment to the local business community, highlight their favourite places and simultaneously generate awareness about some of the great businesses that exist here.

How it works:


Shoot a short selfie video!

Grab your cellphone and star in your very own video telling everyone why #CochraneLovesLocal! Rave about your favourite local hot spots or businesses!


Upload your video so we can share it!

We will share the love on our social channels


Submit Your Story!

Use #CochraneLovesLocal when visiting your favourite local spots for a chance to be featured on our page!  Help promote your favourite businesses on social media


Follow our channels

Follow along on Facebook and Instagram to see all the great videos from our community!


Win prizes

Every month we will award fun and fabulous local prizes to random influencers like you!


As our community adjusts to the current health climate, a number of our local businesses have committed to operating under the new Open & Safe Campaign. These measures are done to ensure the safety of their staff and guests as they continue to provide exceptional service and unique local offerings.

Take a moment to watch their stories!

Pure Anada Natural Cosmetics
Pure Anada Natural Cosmetics
Heavenly Outhouse / Poor David's
Heavenly Outhouse/Poor David's
Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery
Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery
Peacock Jewellers Studio and Supplies
Fence & Post
Fence & Post
Spirit of Oneness
Hereabouts B&B
The Paisley Boutique
The Paisley Boutique
The Crossing at Ghost River
The Crossing at Ghost River
Community Flatbread Co.
Hunter Valley Adventures
Hunter Valley Adventures

Support Local Business

Discover their stories in our Travel Journal,

Book an adventure with our Tour Operators.

Order a picnic from our Local Restaurants.


explore local eateries, pubs and coffeeshops


explore local shops and boutiques


explore places to recharge overnight

Things To Do

explore local adventures and activites