Cassidy (Vancouver Island)
1. Cassidy / McKay Peak Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After Tom Cassidy, who arrived here frorn Iowa in 1878 and was soon joined by his wife. A son later took over the farm and worked it until most of the land was needed for the airport.
  2. Boat Harbour Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  3. Douglas Land District - Leave a Public Review
  4. Chemainus 13 (Ladysmith, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  5. Ladysmith (Ladysmith, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
6. Ladysmith / Dunsmuir Islands / Ivy Green Park / Kulleet Bay (Ladysmith, 8km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 245-6400 - Leave a Public Review
Dunsmuir Islands - After James Dunsmuir (1851-1920), founder of Ladysmith, Premier of British Columbia (1900-2) and its Lieutenant-Governor (1906-9). Son of Robert Dunsmuir
  7. Oyster Bay 12 (Ladysmith, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  8. Oyster Land District (Ladysmith, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  9. Roberts Memorial Park (Ladysmith, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  10. Woodley Range Ecological Reserve (Ladysmith, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  11. Yellowpoint Bog Ecological Reserve (Ladysmith, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
12. Gabriola / Descanso Bay / Gabriola Island / Orlebar Point (Gabriola, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Spanish for 'rest' or 'ease.' Galiano and Valdes left a record of how they came to give this name in June 1792 to this haven on Gabriola Island:
  13. Gabriola Island 5 (Gabriola, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  14. Gabriola Sands Park (Gabriola, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  15. Ma-Guala 6 (Gabriola, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  16. Pirates Cove Marine Park (Gabriola, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  17. Sandwell Park (Gabriola, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  18. Wakes Cove Park (Gabriola, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  19. Cameron Land District (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  20. Cedar (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  21. Cedar Land District (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
22. Chase River / Extension / Gallows Point (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
In November 1852 Peter Brown, a young Orkneyman employed as a shepherd in the Saanich area, was murdered by two Indians. One of them, a Cowichan, was soon captured.
  23. Cinnabar Valley (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  24. Cranberry Land District (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
25. Departure Bay (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
So named by J.D. Pemberton in 1852 because it was the site of an abandoned Indian village. During his survey Pemberton also spotted that here was a good exit for ships leaving Nanaimo harbour.
  26. Drumbeg Park (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  27. East Wellington (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  28. Extension (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
29. Harmac (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Harmac - After H.R. MacMillan (1885-1976), founder of the H.R. MacMillan Export Co. Ltd. (now part of MacMillan Bloedel Ltd.), which in 1948 built the pulp mill here.
  30. Hemer Park (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  31. Hudson Rocks Ecological Reserve (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  32. Morden Colliery Historic Park (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  33. Mountain Land District (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
34. Nanaimo (City) / Dodd Narrows / Duke Point / Harewood / Holden Lake / Jack Point / Nanoose Harbour (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 754-4251 - Leave a Public Review
Dodd Narrows - After Captain Charles Dodd, who came to the Pacific coast in 1835 as second officer on the HBC'S steamboat Beaver, which he commanded from 1843 to 1852. Subsequently he became a Chief Factor in the Company's service.
35. Nanaimo Land District / Mount Benson / Hammond Bay (Nanaimo, 13km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 390-4111 - Leave a Public Review
After Dr. A.R. Benson, a physician in the service of the HBC between 1857 and 1862. Lieutenant Charles Wilson, RE, remembered Dr. Benson as 'a great character, never seen without a pipe in his mouth &
  36. Nanaimo River 2 (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  37. Nanaimo River 3 (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  38. Nanaimo River 4 (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  39. Nanaimo Town 1 (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review
  40. Newcastle (Nanaimo, 13km) - Leave a Public Review