Chemistry experiments go green

Vancouver Island University one of two institutions to participate in initiative

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Workshop helps families grieve

Alzheimer’s society hosting free workshop for families and caregivers

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Nanaimo conference brings faiths together

Spirituality Beyond Borders starts in April

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


Kids’ cuts

NANAIMO – Former students helps arrange free haircuts for Fairview Elementary School.

Weaving ways

NANAIMO – Mid-Island Co-op provides $2,500 to Nanaimo Association for Community Living's weaving program.

VIU participates in emergency exercise with RCMP

NANAIMO – Students, staff and police simulate an 'active shooter' situation on campus.

Indigenous tourism best practices discussed

NANAIMO – Vancouver Island University hosts symposium next month.

Lodge support

NANAIMO – Downtown Rotary club provides $40,000 cheque to Nanaimo Travellers Lodge.

Nanaimo and District Crime Stoppers volunteers recognized

NANAIMO – Volunteers and the media acknowledged for helping to make Nanaimo Crime Stoppers one of best in province.

Nanaimo Museum offers spring break activities for children and families

NANAIMO – A Night at the Museum and other activities are designed for kids ages five to 12 years.

Vancouver Island University steps up international recruitment

NANAIMO – University’s president plans overseas trip to promote school.

Nanaimo women raise more than $13,000 for charity

NANAIMO – Group meets four times per year to support registered charities in the mid-Island

Tea and fashion show kick off fundraising month for cancer society

NANAIMO – Cancer survivors and supporters will strut the newest offerings from Nanaimo’s women’s and men’s fashion retailers.

Football players get shovelling for manure sale fundraiser

John Barsby Secondary School’s football program holds its annual garden manure sale this Friday and Saturday (March 17-18).

Non-profit groups invited to help clean up Nanaimo

NANAIMO – The City of Nanaimo open Cleaner Community Partnership Program to new participants

Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser memorializes Langley’s Scott Trapp, a ‘super kind guy’

Annual ball hockey tournament at UBC has raised more than $100,000, and counting, for cancer research and eradication initiatives.

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Two Nanaimo families selected for new Habitat homes

NANAIMO – Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island nears completion of its Meadow Hill development on Extension Road.

Regional District of Nanaimo discusses signage

NANAIMO – Residents will be asked for feedback on rural area signage.

Scholarships helps send VIU students to Belize

NANAIMO – University partners with Central American country due to shared challenges.

ICBC helps pay for safe driving program on Vancouver Island

NANAIMO – ICBC supports Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program.