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Chemainus – Vancouver Island’s Cinderella town

It’s known on Vancouver Island as The Little Town That Did, and boy, did it ever! Located on the east coast mid-way between Victoria and Nanaimo, the small town of Chemainus rose from the ashes of a floundering forest industry … Continue reading

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Chemainus Theatre Festival offers first-class entertainment

Considering that I was an enthusiastic participant in live theatre productions in high school and attended many of same during the early years of my journalism career, it has been an appallingly long stretch since I set foot inside a … Continue reading

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Chemainus bed and breakfast is like living in a fairytale

It was like living in a fairytale. We first spotted A Cottage and A Castle Bed and Breakfast in Chemainus early this past summer during a walking tour, when the voluptuous front garden and captivating 106-year-old house caught my eye. … Continue reading

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Chemainus’ Odika Cafe offers interesting international cuisine in an unpretentious setting

The Odika Café in Chemainus doesn’t put on airs. It offers a casual atmosphere and friendly service – just what you would expect in a ‘café’ setting. The place is unpretentious, but bright and spacious.  And the food – well, … Continue reading

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