Established in the 1920s, Cedar is a lovely rural community just south of Nanaimo. Cedar’s lush, dense forests are deeply appealing to outdoor lovers and those looking for more private residences. Cedar has a variety of homes ranging from properties suited to young families, to luxurious homes in highly coveted areas Cedar-By-The-Sea and Yellow Point.
The Cedar village offers many amenities including a bank, grocery store, pharmacy, cafes, and restaurants. From May to October, locals attend the charming Cedar Farmers Market where they can enjoy fresh farm products, handmade crafts, and artisan goods.
- North Oyster Elementary – 13470 Cedar Rd., Ladysmith V9G 1H6 – 250 245-3330; fax: 250 245-2386, Principal Roger Douglas, Vice-Principal Darren Dickie, Secretary Janet Brocklehurst; Kindergarten to Grade 7: 97 students
- North Cedar Intermediate – 2215 Gould Road, Nanaimo V9X 1J9 – 250 722-2722; fax: 250 722-2055, Principal Roger Douglas, Secretary Kim Freer; Grades 4 to 7: 193 students
- Woodbank Primary – 1984 Woobank Rd., Nanaimo V9X 1K6 – 250 722-3644; fax: 250 722-3665, Principal Sharyn Andruski-Collins, Secretary Vicky McIntyre; Kindergarten to Grade 3: 180 students