Community

Author discusses fight to free husband from Syria

NANAIMO – Monia Mazigh helped return husband, Maher Arar, to Canada.

Scanner support

NANAIMO – Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary donates $50,000 to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Coldest night fundraiser collects record amount

NANAIMO – Island Crisis Care Society says about $38,000 raised.

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Community carries baton one last time for Relay for Life
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United Way Central Vancouver Island 2017 Spirit Awards
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Why do you love Canada?
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Three Point Motors gifts motorcycle to 40-year employee
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Warriors ready

NANAIMO – Wounded Warrior run came through Nanaimo last week.

Speakers help encourage women to be courageous

NANAIMO – International Women's Day event features women sharing their stories.

Recreation key for Nanaimo seniors

NANAIMO – People can see demonstrations, music, games and dancing at an open house and Bowen’s 50th anniversary celebration March 7

Nanaimo hockey players help students engage with reading

NANAIMO – Harbourfront library hosts program to engage reluctant readers.

Nanaimo hospitality association seeks grant applications

NANAIMO – Organization has money available for people putting on festival and sporting events.

Old City Quarter association discusses Malaspina Gardens property

NANAIMO – Future of property that housed Nanaimo hospital uncertain.

Hydro challenge offers $50 reward

BC Hydro encouraging residents to reduce their home’s electricity use by 10 per cent. If successful, customers can earn a $50 reward

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Nanaimo shelter seeks home for dog after crash

NANAIMO – Owner, left in a coma after accident, unable to care for terrier.

People: Groups contribute to non-profit organizations in Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Charities and schools benefit from community generosity.

Free crisis walk-in clinic opens in Harewood

NANAIMO – Location staffed by volunteers in Georgia Avenue Community School every Friday evening.

Elections B.C. updates voter registration

NANAIMO – Organization reaching out to residents ahead of provincial election in May.

RBC donates to health care

NANAIMO - Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation benefits from $25,000 donation.

Financial help

NANAIMO - Nanaimo Travellers Lodge gets financial boost for Eden Gardens.

Baking class covers cause and effect

NANAIMO - Professor introduces cause and effect learning into his class

Human rights lawyer shares experience of challenges of practising law in Iran

NANAIMO – Hossein Raeesi hosts lecture at Vancouver Island University.

Late Lantzville councillor’s life will be celebrated

NANAIMO – A memorial service for Rod Negrave is scheduled for Feb. 19 at Costin Hall.

Engineer recognized by VIU for creativity

NANAIMO – Keith Hipel receives honorary doctorate of science from Vancouver Island University.