Magic in small spaces: fairy gardens more than a fad

Vicki Ordano came upon something most peculiar on a boulevard.

Helping hospice is in fashion

The Fashions for Compassion spring fashion show and high tea was held April 23

Realtors real generous

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty supports Haven Society

Community carries baton one last time for Relay for Life


United Way Central Vancouver Island 2017 Spirit Awards


Why do you love Canada?


Three Point Motors gifts motorcycle to 40-year employee


Garden tools help in healing

Donated tools will be used to construct Snaw-Naw-As Garden of Spiritual Healing

Combination pass improves access to activities, transit

Partnership between Island Health, RDN and City of Nanaimo make pass possible

  • May 19th, 2017

Nanaimo dragon boat festival supports community groups

Annual Save-On-Foods Dragon Boat Festival happens July 7-9 in Nanaimo

  • May 19th, 2017

Smoothie operators

Costco employees volunteer to help feed hungry kids

  • May 19th, 2017

Tour de Rock vlog episode 1: The Observatory Hill

Black Press media rider Arnold Lim, tests his hill biking four years after his last foray with the Cops for Cancer, Tour de Rock.

HOMEFINDER: Sidney gardener shares the joy of micro-gardening in small-space living areas

Small garden spaces can made townhome living more enjoyable, says Donna LeFleur

Donors honoured in annual United Way Spirit Awards

Twelve individual and workplace donors honoured by United Way

  • May 16th, 2017

Naturalists welcome speaker on invasive species detection

Callander will discuss her work developing a genetic detection tool for invasive fish

  • May 12th, 2017

Families encouraged to sign up for grants for children’s post-secondary education

Event with The Kerplunks and other activities planned for Maffeo Sutton Park Saturday (May 13)

  • May 11th, 2017

Alzheimer Society hopes people will walk to help raise money

Walks can happen anywhere at any time in May

  • May 11th, 2017

Nanaimo doctors invite residents out for a walk

Annual Walk With Your Doc event promotes activity

Test-drive event raises money for Nanaimo elementary school

Steve Marshall Ford will be donating to Brechin Elementary during test-drive event

  • May 8th, 2017

The Bastion, one of Nanaimo’s historic landmarks, opens for tours May 20

Bastion opening includes daily cannon firing ceremony at noon

Nanaimo Heritage Days in need of parade marshal

Organizers collecting nominations of worthy Nanaimo residents

  • May 2nd, 2017

Black Press papers shine at Ma Murrays

Papers from all around B.C. took home awards in almost every single category

Nanaimo hospital foundation launches fundraising campaign

Aim is to raise money for cardiac equipment at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

  • Apr 29th, 2017