Caring for elderly will be discussed

Two authors will be at the downtown library Thursday (June 29) to share Adventures in Elder Land

Ride Don’t Hide wheels around Nanaimo for mental health

Annual bike ride aims to raise money and also awareness about mental illness

Cross-harbour commute

Protection Islanders commute to the rhythm of the tides and water taxi schedules

Best of the beards compete in contest

Beard-O-Rama, a beard contest and variety show, happens this Saturday (June 24) at the Vault Café

Oil sands documentary screening tonight at VIU

White Water, Black Gold documents touring the Athabasca River and examining oil’s impact on water

Princess tea will benefit children’s wish charity

Little Tales Princess Parties is hosting a Jolly Holiday Tea Party in Nanaimo on July 8

Ride Don't Hide wheels around Nanaimo for mental health


Community carries baton one last time for Relay for Life


United Way Central Vancouver Island 2017 Spirit Awards


Why do you love Canada?


Father’s Day includes family fishing

Family Fishing Day was held at Colliery Dam Park on Sunday on Father’s Day

Hospice hoping to ease transitions

Donation from Mid Island Co-op helps fuel Nanaimo Community Hospice Society’s transitions van

Ride for Dad fundraiser rolls out of town

The Vancouver Island Telus Motorcycle Ride for Dad left Nanaimo on Saturday morning

Wanted: hangman. No previous experienced required

It’s much closer to the way justice was served in British Columbia than you might think!

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Dressing donation helps hospital

Quality Foods supported the hospital foundation with $10,000 through Newman’s Own Foundation

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Skate park supported

Kiwanis Sunrisers present $500 to the Harewood BMX/skate park project

  • Jun 15th, 2017

New online directory for community services launches in B.C.

The new website,, offers help on employment, mental health, housing and more

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Women who care help fill food bank

100 Women Who Care Mid Island will donate more than $10,000 to Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank

Spirituality spotlighted at Bethlehem Alive 2017

Nanaimo’s Bethlehem Centre hosts a gala fundraiser event on June 24

Climate change talk encourages global thinking

Dr. Alan Burger will give a talk at VIU called Antarctic Wildlife: Life in a Changing Environment

Rotary club leaves benchmark at Eden Gardens

Rotary Club of Nanaimo donated $10,000 for 26 benches at the new Eden Gardens dementia care home

Nanaimo blood donors receive thanks

Canadian Blood Services honoured those in Nanaimo who have helped to give a gift of life

Nanaimo holds baton high at final Relay for Life

Cancer society fundraiser was held Saturday night at Rotary Bowl stadium

Nanaimo hospital receives special wheelchairs

Nanaimo Hospital Auxiliary makes donation of 22 Staxi wheelchairs