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PHOTOS: Sailpast on Wheels Parade returns to downtown Nanaimo

As per tradition, a parade took place in downtown Nanaimo as a precursor to the bathtub race Sunday

For the first time in two years, the Sailpast on Wheels Parade proceeded through downtown Nanaimo, heralding the Great International World Championship Bathtub Race tomorrow.

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the event the past two years and the parade took place the morning of Saturday, July 23.

Here are some images.

The Great International World Championship Bathtub Race takes place Sunday, July 24 beginning at 11 a.m.

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After interning at Vancouver Metro free daily newspaper, I joined Black Press in 2010.
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