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Mural of Chemainus' First Sawmill

H.M.S. Forward by Harry Heine

The Telephone Company - Circa 1915, by
Cim MacDonald

MacDonald, we learn the telephone
appeared in Chemainus in 1908, and had
30 customers. It's hard to imagine how
these two women would look at tiny
smart phones today that can communicate with people and websites around
the globe. Another favourite is the
mural on the side of the Post Office. It
features soldiers and those at home connected through the mail during the First
World War. Entitled Lest We Forget,
by David Goatley, it also portrays Lt.
General Arthur Currie, commander at
Vimy Ridge and red poppies. Another

favourite is a reproduction of Emily
Carr's Big Raven by Cim MacDonald.
After enjoying the scenes and
shops, I decided to check out Scoops
that hand-crafts its own ice cream, and
wandered over to one of the numerous
benches at Waterwheel Square to enjoy
it slowly. The ice cream was delicious.
Chemainus' make-over didn't stop
with its murals and sculptures. It also
invested in a new theatre, the Chemainus
Theatre Festival, that attracts patrons
from all over the region - 70,000 in
2019-the year before the pandemic.

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This is not a group of amateurs indulging in a hobby, but professional actors
who produce live theatre year-round.
The theatre itself, with 275 seats, is
intimate and has excellent acoustics.
There's not a bad seat in the house. Over
the years, we have enjoyed such plays
and musicals as the Dunsmuirs - Alone
at the Edge, a play documenting some of
the 19th century problems of coal mining and greed on Vancouver Island. We
have also attended first-class productions of South Pacific, Oklahoma, and
Fiddler on the Roof, and I recommend
you take advantage of these unique live
theatre plays.
Each time we've visited, we have
indulged in the buffet in the Playbill
Dining Room, held before the night's
performance. The buffer offers something to please every palate. We liked
the Mongolian chicken, salmon bake
and lamb stew as well as the many fresh
salad selections. The desert table was
laden with choices and attracted the
biggest line-up, tempting diners with
sweets ranging from apple pie to chocolate trifle.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting October 2020

AT THE HELM: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
BOOK REVIEW: BOLD SEA STORIES
SPECIAL FEATURE: BAHAMAS – THERE AND BACK AGAIN
POWER REVIEW: BENETEAU ANTARES 11
POWER REVIEW: FOUR NEW JEANNEAU MODELS
SAIL REVIEW: HANSE 418
THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2020
TRAVEL DESTINATION: CHEMAINUS - THE LITTLE TOWN THAT COULD
FEATURE: WINTERIZING
CROSSING THE LINE: ON THE ROCKS
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - Intro
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - Cover1
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - AT THE HELM: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - BOOK REVIEW: BOLD SEA STORIES
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - SPECIAL FEATURE: BAHAMAS – THERE AND BACK AGAIN
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - POWER REVIEW: BENETEAU ANTARES 11
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - POWER REVIEW: FOUR NEW JEANNEAU MODELS
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - SAIL REVIEW: HANSE 418
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2020
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - TRAVEL DESTINATION: CHEMAINUS - THE LITTLE TOWN THAT COULD
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - FEATURE: WINTERIZING
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