|welcome to the home of the chemainus dollar|
~ the official currency of chemainus!
The Chemainus Dollar (CH$) is a community currency created in 2010 by the Chemainus Monetary Foundation. It was unveiled on April 23rd to an overflowing crowd and an enthusiastic reception.
The CH$ is a complimentary currency working alongside the Canadian dollar for use by local businesses and town visitors. The CMF is very proud to create Vancouver Islandís first local currency - joining over 5000 community currencies around the world.
The CH$ is money that loves to travel! It is designed to support Chemainus merchants and encourage local trade and production as well as entice and intrigue town visitors.