Community

Co-ops donate to wildfire fund

Co-ops co-operated to pull together a sizeable donation for the Canadian Red Cross

How to save money while on vacation

People are encouraged to save energy and cash this summer with the help from B.C. Hydro’s list.

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

Charity clothesline wants to hang up some bras

Hang Your Bra for Breast Cancer event will be Monday (Aug. 7) from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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First annual Wheel-O-Rama held in Nanaimo

     

    Ride Don't Hide wheels around Nanaimo for mental health

       

      20 years of Feast of Fields

         

        Feast of Fields - Enerchi

           

          Esquimalt childcare centre investigated for ‘Fight Club’

          Island Health has launched an investigation into Ciara Early Childhood Centre after video showed children fighting while supervisors watch.

          Open house will be held at one of city’s last five-acre farms

          Farm tours and guided bird walks among the activities at Park Avenue farm this Saturday (July 29)

          Port Alberni needlepoint artist shooting for the moon

          Who wants an enormous painstakingly hand-stitched tapestry of the first moon landing?

          • Jul 27th, 2017

          Nanaimo, Lantzville Rotary clubs holding donation drive for wildfire evacuees

          Donations can be made at Nanaimo North Town Centre from Saturday to Monday (July 29-31).

          All the love for half the price

          Cat adoptions now half price at all SPCA shelters in B.C.

          • Jul 26th, 2017

          Nanaimo tourism contest encourages creativity

          What’s Your Nanaimo 360 contest begins today (July 25)

          Tour de Rock Vlog 3: Mount Washington

          The 2017 Tour de Rock team, including Black Press rider Arnold Lim, challenges Mount Washington in episode 3 of his video blog.

          Drinking and boating can be a lethal combination

          The Canadian Safe Boating Council is launching a new campaign to discourage this dangerous practice.

          Courtenay man wins a half-million on the Extra

          Barry Manning of Courtenay will use his $500,000 to travel

          Nanaimo Freemasons open doors at their lodge

          Last week’s open house part of 150th anniversary celebrations of freemasonry in Nanaimo

          Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

          NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

          First annual Wheel-O-Rama held in Nanaimo

          The first annual Wheel-O-Rama auto show was held Sunday at Beban Park

          Nanaimo seniors get helping hand from ‘champions’

          A new initiative will build a legion of champions to help address social isolation among seniors

          Japanese high school students set to arrive in Nanaimo

          Host families needed for more than 15 incoming Japanese students

          Family ready to move into Habitat for Humanity house

          Key ceremony held at Meadow Hill development on Extension Road in Nanaimo

          VIEX looking for volunteers

          The VIEX is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help out at the Aug. 18-20 fair at Beban Park

          Feast of Fields coming back to Greater Victoria

          The 20th annual event takes place Aug. 27 at Ravenhill Farm on the Saanich Peninsula.