Chemainus Business Improvement Assoc.

PO BOX #83 Chemainus
Vancouver Island, BC, V0R1K0



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information and news around town

April 27, 2019

The Classics Car Show is fast approaching! Last year's event was hugely popular, and we're expecting even more people this year. Save the date, plan to be open, and watch for more opportunities to be involved  with this fun, free community event coming soon. 


April 26, 2019

Community Futures Cowichan (CFC) is hosting:



Thursday, May 23rd • 3:30pm - 7:15pm
Sawmill Taphouse, Chemainus

Registration is first-come, first-served so don’t delay – RSVPs to


April 26, 2019

We’ve been notified that fraudsters posing as BC Hydro employees are calling local businesses. They tell the business owners they owe money and there is a technician enroute to disconnect power to their building unless they pay immediately over the telephone. They are...

April 25, 2019

The owners of Fredrich’s Honey, Theo and Taylor Fredrich, have run a successful farm store in Cedar for many years. When the opportunity for a storefront in Chemainus came up, they couldn’t pass it by.

“We thought it would be a fun project with tons of potential,” says...

April 17, 2019

 CBIA’s Your Town campaign encourages residents to shop in Chemainus and use local services.

Support the vitality, growth and sustainability of your town by shopping at local businesses and using local services. With the Chemainus Business Improvement Association’s (CBI...

March 7, 2019

Taste of Chemainus is an exciting four-day event where food & drink businesses highlight their mouth-watering specials.

This is a flexible campaign where participants offer a fixed price menu at the $10, $20, and/or $30 price points. There are no fixed prices f...

March 1, 2019

Business Emergency Preparedness Presentation and Social Meet & Greet

Wednesday, March 27
5PM - 7PM
Owl's Nest Cafe

Join us for a short presentation by the CVRD on how to prepare your business for emergencies. Following this, will be an informal social meet & greet with f...

March 1, 2019

On February 28, 2019 we sent a letter to the Municipality of North Cowichan to express our concern with the lack of snow removal on Willow Street during our recent snow storm.

Dear Ted Swabey, CAO, Municipality of North Cowichan,

We would like to express our concern with...

December 22, 2018

We are proud to announce the incredibly successful inaugural 5k Family Fun Pumpkin Spice Run on Nov 10 raised $1,700 for Cowichan Neighbourhood House Association. Read more here.

We’re already planning next year’s run and we'd love your input! Please email Shelley...

November 27, 2018

Moonlight Madness is just around the corner! Are you and your business ready?

Here are some things you can do to make this event special:

  • Stay open for Moonlight Madness Friday, Dec. 7 from 4:30-8:00pm

  • Share the Moonlight Madness event page on your social m...

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