Canvassers going door-to-door in Nanaimo area for B.C. Cancer Foundation

Volunteers will carry official identification and wear purple vests

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Students celebrate success at VIU’s aboriginal graduation ceremony

Approximately 185 students graduated in 2016-17 from Nanaimo university

  • Apr 28th, 2017

B.C. SPCA fundraising lottery deadline approaching

Fundraiser helps raise money for B.C. SPCA animals and programs

  • Apr 25th, 2017
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


City of Nanaimo targets invasive plants

Focus on invasive plants throughout May will spread knowledge and awareness

  • Apr 23rd, 2017

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Professor uses superheroes to explain science concepts

Paul Zehr lectures as part of VIU’s ElderCollege series

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography

Wild Foods Festival returns to Nanaimo’s Bowen Park

Workshops and guided walks offered during community event

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Nanaimo RCMP look for help with unsolved crimes

Police seek the public’s help to solve alleged thefts in the Nanaimo area

  • Apr 18th, 2017

The sheer monstrosity of Shanghai!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Golden Shoe contest returns to Nanaimo-area parks

Regional District of Nanaimo offers prizes for finding the golden shoes

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Odd Fellows support Guide Dog Foundation

Black Diamond Lodge No. 5 donate $500

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Quality Foods supports mid-Island health care

Annual promotion nets $22,000 for Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Nanaimo multicultural society recognized for contribution to community

Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society wins Career Development Organization of the Year

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Street hockey tournament nets $2,000 for Nanaimo boys and girls club

Selby Cup saw teams of four to eight people square off in ball hockey tournament

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Skateboard support

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 10 donates to Harewood skate and BMX park project

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Obstacle course features mud and suds

The 5K Foam Fest will be held June 10 at Nanoose Bay’s Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre

Sensational Xi’an!

Contest winner Cindy Keith is sharing China through eyes while on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive trip

  • Apr 14th, 2017

VIU students gain real-world experience with Habitat for Humanity

Partnership between university and charity sees students contribute to building eight homes

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Nanoose farm hosts open house

Nanoose Edibles Farm hosts discussions on mason bees, pollinators

  • Apr 13th, 2017