Synonyms for chemainus or Related words with chemainus

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Examples of "chemainus"
Westholme is a community located in the Chemainus River Valley alongside the Island Highway, between Chemainus and Duncan in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Chemainus Land District in the District Municipality of North Cowichan.
Chemainus is a community located in the Chemainus River Valley on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Chemainus Secondary is a public high school in Chemainus, British Columbia part of School District 79 Cowichan Valley. It was founded in 1953 and it serves students from the area around Chemainus, Crofton, Thetis Island and southern Saltair.
The Chemainus railway station is located in Chemainus, British Columbia. The station was a flag stop on Via Rail's Victoria – Courtenay train service, which ended in 2011.
Chemainus Secondary School is located in the town, and serves as a secondary school for students living in Chemainus, Crofton, and Saltair.
Chemainus is an English adaptation of a 19th Century chief's name, "stz'uminus", meaning "broken chest". Its primary use is the town of Chemainus, British Columbia. Other uses include:
Route: Chemainus ↔ Thetis Island ↔ Penelakut Island
★ Lily Killam — "Les Misérables" — Chemainus Theatre, B.C. Canada
The Halalt First Nation is a First Nations government located at Chemainus in southeastern Vancouver Island of British Columbia, Canada. The historical territory of the Halalt people is the lower Chemainus River valley and Willy Island, which is offshore from today's town of Chemainus.
While tourism activities represent a new feature of Chemainus’ economy, the forest industry is still the largest industry in the community. Chemainus’ restructured sawmill is profitable, and newer developments such as Chemainus’ industrial park have been completed, attracting a number of re-manufacturing firms including Plenks Wood Centre and Paulcan.
Communities that lie within the actual Cowichan River/Cowichan Bay watershed include Duncan, Lake Cowichan, Cowichan Bay, Cowichan Station and Maple Bay. Other nearby communities are affiliated mainly through the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Crofton and Chemainus, lie within the Chemainus River Valley, while Cobble Hill, Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, and Ladysmith inhabit a coastal plain that includes the Cowichan and Chemainus River deltas.
However, the declining forest industry in Chemainus has led to a drive to diversify the local economy. Chemainus has been successful in growing its tourist industry through the entrepreneurial activities of local citizens. Key projects include the revitalization of Chemainus’ main street, through painting a series of large outdoor murals, as well as the construction of a shopping mall several miles away.
The railroad arrived in the 1880s and by the early 1920s the town's population had ballooned to 600 persons. Chemainus was eventually designated a census populated area by Statistics Canada comprising the more built-up residential and commercial neighbourhoods. Its population had further grown to 3035 residents by 2011. A larger more inclusive Chemainus area is customarily regarded as comprising part of the District of North Cowichan that lies north of the Chemainus River. This is the area covered by the Chemainus Advisory Committee set up as a consultation body by North Cowichan.
Chemainus River Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.
The Stz'uminus First Nation (formerly known as the Chemainus Indian Band and Chemainus First Nation) is a First Nations government located in southeastern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, near the town of Ladysmith, British Columbia. The Stz'uminus First Nation is a member government of the Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council. In early 2009, chief and council unanimously passed a band council resolution to officially change the name from Chemainus to Stz'uminus in order to reflect its original Hul'qumi'num language name.
A 17 km (11 mi) long segment of highway near Crofton and Chemainus carries the 1A designation. It starts in the south at the intersection of Highway 1 and Mount Sicker Road. The Highway follows Mount Sicker Road and Chemainus Road east for 2 km (1¼ mi) to an intersection with Crofton Road. Chemainus Road and Highway 1A turns northwest, and goes for 15 km (9 mi) through Chemainus to an intersection with Roland Lane, then subsequently turns west-southwest to meet the Trans-Canada Highway just south of Ladysmith 60 m (200 ft) later, where the second 1A loop terminates. This route was the original "Island Highway" prior to the opening of the existing Trans-Canada Highway, which by-passes the Chemainus area, in 1950.
A BC Ferry terminal is located in Chemainus, which provides service to Thetis Island and Penelakut Island (previously Kuper).
The Lyackson First Nation is a First Nations band government located at Chemainus, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island.
Chemainus River Park occupies what was once the traditional territories of the Nanaimo First Nation, the Chemainus First Nation, the Cowichan Indian Band and the Cowichan Tribes. The indigenous people used this area for fishing, berry picking and bark stripping. The park also contains the vestiges of an historically significant railway grade.
Mount Sicker is a small mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is near Crofton, Chemainus and Duncan.