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Maggi Benoit, Miss Nanaimo vice-ambassador, cuts some cake at a Great International World Championship Bathtub Race/Nanaimo Marine Festival event Thursday. - KARL YU/The News Bulletin
Maggi Benoit, Miss Nanaimo vice-ambassador, cuts some cake at a Great International World Championship Bathtub Race/Nanaimo Marine Festival event Thursday.
— image credit: KARL YU/The News Bulletin

The Nanaimo Marine Festival and Great International Championship Bathtub Race take place this weekend and the official launch took place today at the Northridge Quality Foods with a cake-cutting ceremony.

Chantel Jones, candidate for Nanaimo ambassador, serves cake at a Nanaimo Marine Festival/Great International World Championship Bathtub Race event.

Brandon Leigh will look to win the bathtub race again Sunday.

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