This is Po, a snowman in a wheelchair at the top of a wheelchair ramp, embracing wheel life. (Photo by Bronwyn Berg)

Winter Wonderland in Chemainus and Crofton region

Huge snowfall creates some interesting scenes around the communities

Don Bodger

The Courier

Huge snowfall creates some interesting scenes around the communities

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Deer makes a break for it on Beach Drive. (Photo by Julia Skelly)

There’s been lLots of shoveling and snowblowing going on out there. Leading by example is North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring, who not only did his own driveway but put his snowblower to use to help his neighbour. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Here’s a good old traditional Canadian snowman in Chemainus with a hockey stick. (Photo by Celeste Paquet)

Scarecrow in a Crofton backyard. (Photo by M. Tames)

Chemainus snow is rather deep. (Photo by Carmen Bowler)

Mountain ash covered in snow. (Photo by Sherry Hubka)

Snowy days were fun for kids. (Photo by Kate Buchanan)

Some long spiky icicles formed around Chemainus. (Photo by Laura Ellen)

Snow really piled up over a few days. (Photo by Susan Myers)

Whiteout along Chemainus Road heading north to Saltair. (Photo by Leanne Wasden)

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