Community

A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022

 

Doc The Barber prepares a smores station outside her haircutting business on Friday night during Moonlight Madness. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Holiday cheer spreads rapidly

Abundance of community events every weekend

 

There will be hot dogs galore cooked up by Rotary members at Little Town Christmas. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Popular Christmas celebrations back in the limelight

Little Town Christmas, Crofton For Christmas community traditions

 

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

PODCAST: Poilievre talks pipelines, LNG and more in one-on-one interview with Black Press Media

TODAY IN B.C.: Reporter Michael Bramadat-Willcock interviews Conservative Party of Canada leader

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
Colleen Hunt of Honeymoon Bay with a selection of wreaths at the Chemainus Fire Hall craft fair. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Much ado about Christmas

Craft sales, baked goods and music entice crowds to festive events

Colleen Hunt of Honeymoon Bay with a selection of wreaths at the Chemainus Fire Hall craft fair. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Through its Heart and Soul of the Community initiative, Black Press Media showcases the vital work of non-profit organizations here at home and throughout Western Canada.

Black Press Media gives back to the Heart and Soul of the Community

Year-long program supports vital non-profits hard at work in your neighbourhood

Through its Heart and Soul of the Community initiative, Black Press Media showcases the vital work of non-profit organizations here at home and throughout Western Canada.
Host Jennifer Lee Gunson. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: HAVAN offers sound homebuilding and renovation advice

TODAY IN BC: Consumer Resources with CEO Ron Rapp

Host Jennifer Lee Gunson. (HAVAN photo)
Some of the herbs still growing in the raised beds at the community garden. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Growing group meeting needs of the community

Food First Chemainus setting the table for gardening priorities

Some of the herbs still growing in the raised beds at the community garden. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Some of Steen Hjort’s masterpieces make unique Christmas gifts. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Saltair craftsman bowls ‘em over with his woodwork

Through some incredible adversity, a new passion emerges

Some of Steen Hjort’s masterpieces make unique Christmas gifts. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
North Cowichan Mayor Rob Douglas is the guest of the Chemainus Residents Association for its annual general meeting Thursday, Nov. 24. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mayor the guest for Chemainus Residents Association annual general meeting

Douglas to provide details on his plans for the municipality

  • Nov 23, 2022
North Cowichan Mayor Rob Douglas is the guest of the Chemainus Residents Association for its annual general meeting Thursday, Nov. 24. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Chemainus United Church has its Everything Christmas bazaar on Friday. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Everything Christmas at the United Church Friday

Bazaar also includes seasonal music to enjoy

The Chemainus United Church has its Everything Christmas bazaar on Friday. (File photo by Don Bodger)
The Christmas Express is back at the BC Forest Discovery Centre for 16 evenings in 2022. (Citizen file)

All aboard! Christmas Express set ride again in Cowichan

Crafts, fire pits, indoor entertainment, miniature Christmas Village at the Forest Discovery Centre

The Christmas Express is back at the BC Forest Discovery Centre for 16 evenings in 2022. (Citizen file)
The Chemainus Community Concert Band under the direction of Verla Blogg. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Market brings festive season spirit to life

Ideal weather contributes to a day of fun and fundraising

The Chemainus Community Concert Band under the direction of Verla Blogg. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Burden Family. (HAVAN photo)
The Burden Family. (HAVAN photo)
The Stuart Channel Little League baseball team made a remarkable run in 1987.

Little Leaguers of 1987, Price inducted into Sports Wall of Fame

Chemainus area’s baseball pride given deserved recognition

The Stuart Channel Little League baseball team made a remarkable run in 1987.
Amy Hughes of Bound To Be Different will be among the merchants participating in Moonlight Madness. She professes it will be very festive in her end of Willow Street. She’s enjoying the vibe of her new location. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Moonlight Madness and the Chemainus Holiday Passport shine light on the season

Mark Friday, Nov. 25 on your calendars for some irresistible deals

  • Nov 19, 2022
Amy Hughes of Bound To Be Different will be among the merchants participating in Moonlight Madness. She professes it will be very festive in her end of Willow Street. She’s enjoying the vibe of her new location. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Author and columnist Jack Knox. (Submitted photo.)
Deficiency walkthrough. (HAVAN photo.)

PODCAST: Real-time reno: Deficiency walkthrough

TODAY IN BC: Burdens take their final project walkthrough

Deficiency walkthrough. (HAVAN photo.)
The Chemainus Legion 191 colour party. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Remembrance Day ceremony in Chemainus

Big crowd turns out to pay tribute

The Chemainus Legion 191 colour party. (Photo by Art Carlyle)