Community

Garden tools help in healing

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

Nanaimo dragon boat festival supports community groups

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

  • May 19th, 2017

Combination pass improves access to activities, transit

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

  • May 19th, 2017
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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

           

          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

          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