Chemainus – 

The Little Town That Can, and Does. 

Chemainus: – Population  – 3,024;   Average age – 55.7;  Average family income – $71,136.
Source – 2016 Canadian census.

Chemainus is a beautiful working, family oriented  town just off the Trans Canada Highway on the shore of Salish sea.

Whether you are here for a few hours to enjoy the murals or visiting the Chemainus Theatre,  or, staying for a few days, we have a great variety shops, galleries, restaurants and accommodations to suit all tastes.

Relax, enjoy, you’ll be glad that you did.



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49th Parallel Grocery, 
3055 Oak Street
Chemainus, B.C.



Riot Brewing Co.,
 101A – 3055  Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Magpies Antiques & Gifts,
9778 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.




Island Savings Credit Union,
3055 Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Classic Carriages provide 45 minute tour of our town with an entertaining commentary that includes facts about the murals and the people who have lived here. We will be available year around for fundraisers, special events, weddings, and group tours’. Reservations recommended in our shoulder season.
For more information: – 250-709-8654.



Askew Creek.



Green Aura
105C Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC. 



Chemainus Community band looking for new members.
Anyone who may still have their instrument from high school, or those who may have taken up an instrument at a different time are welcome. We practice at the Legion on Wednesday nights 7pm.

Our leader is Verla Blogg- retired band teacher from Chemainus high school.

We play typical concert band music with flutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, trombones, low brass and percussion.

Don’t be shy, even if you haven’t played for years, it’s like riding a bike and comes right back. Great mental therapy!

Click here to see and like our Facebook page.  

For more information contact: –



Legion Branch No.191
9775 Chemainus
Chemainus, BC




Back to Britain Pubs,
9746 Chemainus Road,
Chemainus, BC.



Chemainus Chamber of Commerce,
9796 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.


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Rainforest Arts,
9781 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.



Giant Summer Street Garage sale.


Coastal Community Credit Union,
9781 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.



Writer’s Group

Starting February, 3rd, 2018 we meet every Saturday morning, from 10 until noon through to October27th 2018.

Come join us. We specialize in literary fiction. We want exciting, contemporary Canadian stories. (Please: no biographical-therapeutic memoirs)

Learn how to write short stories and novels; learn how to produce a book; learn about publishers and how to edit a book. Learn how to market. Learn about book lay-out. We shall be discussing how to write good punctuation and grammar. You will have the support of other writers.

Become part of a published book of short stories for the Second Chemainus Literary Festival in time for Culture Days, Canada.

All that is needed is a notebook, pen, your imagination and the desire and dedication to write. 

We also need techies who don’t want to write but can use a computer and would be interested in how books are put together and marketed. Also, if writing is not your thing but you would like to put forward your opinions, and help with marketing and sales you are also welcome.

The group is open and there are no membership fees or other costs. Any royalties from book sales will be paid to the included writers.

We meet at the Willow Café, 9749 Willow Street, Chemainus, BC

For further information please contact Eliza Hemingway at 250-416-0363 or


Vancouver Island Soap Company – Kogi Naturals
2865 Oak Street
Chemainus, BC V0R 1K1
Toll Free: 877-256-5888
USA: 250-246-8805
Fax: 250-246-8748



A Small World Bed & Breakfast,
9866 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.




Anne K. Morrison Consulting Ltd.
Anne K. Morrison, BA, MSW, RSW
Individual, Couple, and Family Therapist
10026 Beach Drive
Chemainus BC  V0r 1K1
250 324 5521 – email:


Kinney Clothing Co.
2881 Mill Street,
Chemainus, BC




Horse drawn carriage



Chemainus Elementary Community School
3172 Garner St.
Chemainus, BC



Chemainus Secondary School
9947 Daniel Street,
Chemainus, BC.



Chemainus Post Office,
9769 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC



ACE Hardware Store,
9630 Chemainus Road,
Chemainus, BC.


Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce,
9760 Willow Street
Chemainus, BC 


Chemainus elementary school.




Mr. Tee,  
2863 Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC.



B & H Tire Ltd.
2351 Trans Canada Hwy.,
Chemainus, BC.


Downtown Auto Service, 
9791 Chemainus Road,
Chemainus, BC.



101B Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Chemainus Health Food Store, 
9738 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.



Sawmill Taphouse & Grill,
201B 3055 Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Chemainus theatre.



Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary, 
9867 Maple Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Beyond The Ordinary,
9770 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Cowichan Eye Care,
106-9844 Croft Street,
Chemainus, BC.



Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn, L
9573 Chemainus Road,
Chemainus, BC.


Chemainus Bakery,
2875 Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Kin beach



Owls Nest Bakery Bistro,
9752 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Willow Street Cafe,
9749 Willow Street,
Chemainus, BC.



Grapefully Yours,
101-9844 Croft Sreet,
Chemainus, BC.


Chemainus Festival of Murals Society,
101-9799 Waterwheel Crescent,
Chemainus, BC.



Western Forest Products – Chemainus Sawmill Division,
2860 Victoria Road,
Chemainus, BC.


Saint Michael’s & All Angels church – photo by


Mount Brenton Golf Club
2816 Henry Rd.
Chemainus B.C.


Maple Lane Guitar Gallery
9844 Croft Street
Chemainus, BC
V0R 1K1




Timeless Rose Bed & Breakfast
9943 Seaview Street
Chemainus BC.



Calvary Baptist Church 
3318 River Rd,
Chemainus, BC.


Chemainus United Church,
9814 Willow St,
Chemainus, BC.



Old Town Ferry terminal and marina.


Chemainus Pentecostal  
9471 Chemainus Rd,
Chemainus, BC.


St. Joseph’s Catholic Church  

9735 Elm St,
Chemainus, BC..


St Michael & All Angels Anglican Church 
2858 Mill St,
Chemainus, BC.



Odika Cafe,
2976 Mill Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Bonnie Martin Eats,
2877 Mill Street,
Chemainus, BC.


Chemainus Liquor Store,
107E – 3055 Oak Street,
Chemainus, BC


Countless people from around the world are impressed and amazed when the visit Chemainus. One man was so inspired that he wrote a song about it.

Click here to listen to “Chemainus” as performed on CBC radio.


Waterwheel Park






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