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Ottawa – Parliament buildings

A section of the castle like parliament buildings – Ottawa

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St Peters church – Duncan

St Peters church – Duncan

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Fauxtoart – St Peters church

St Peters church – Duncan

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Stone Butter Church

Stone Butter Church – Comiaken Hill In the 1870 Roman Catholic missionaries were intent bringing the local Cowichan Indian communities into their flock. Father Peter Rondeault, a missionary to the Cowichan Indians, decided to build a church for the Cowichan … Continue reading

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St Ann’s Roman Catholic Church

St Ann’s Roman Catholic Church – Duncan

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St Peter’s Anglican Church

St. Peter’s, Quamichan, Anglican Church

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Thomson Bros. Lumber CO. LTD sawmill

Thomson Bros. Lumber Co. LTD sawmill – still operating In 1966, 19 year old Joe Thomson left a $2.25 an hour union job at Field Sawmills, purchased 2½ acres with a house next to Cumberland Road for $3,500, and built … Continue reading

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Jordan River Surf Shack

The Surf Shack is an iconic Jordan River structure, and one of the last still standing in Jordan River. The majority of the buildings have been torn down due to concerns that the Jordan River hydro dam will fail during … Continue reading

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Qualicum College

During the Great Depression, Robert Knight decided to open an independent boarding school in Qualicum Beach. The Qualicum Beach School was founded in September 1935 with nine students. In 1937, the school was relocated to a specially-designed building on 17 … Continue reading

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Cameron Island – clouds over concrete

Clouds over Cameron Island, Nanaimo Cameron Island used to be a small island off of what used to be the village of Nanaimo. Junk from coal mines was dumped into the water between Nanaimo and Cameron Island, forming a small … Continue reading

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