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CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Best of the City: River just right for summer swimming

Nanaimo River provides plenty of places to swim, tube, and ride the rapids.

Best of the City: Straight shooters help dealership reach the top

Galaxy Motors Nanaimo was tops with respondents in the 2016 Best of the City Survey’s Best Place to Buy a Used Car.

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Best of the City: Nanaimo is picture perfect

Harbour City becoming popular place for aerial photography and instagrammers to capture scenes and experiences of the region.

Best of the City: View from the top

You don’t need to head to Mount Everest to climb a mountain. All you have to do is head off of Jingle Pot Road to Mount Benson.

Best of the City: Cruisin’ the Hub

Cycling a preferred way for a growing group of residents to travel, commute and experience Nanaimo.

Best of the City: Feast for foodies

Breweries and restaurants are finding it easier than ever to source ingredients from farmers and producers in the Nanaimo region.

Best of the City: Treasures waiting to be found at downtown shops

One-of-a-kind items abound for all types of collectors.

Best of the City 2016 results

Results of a News Bulletin reader survey to determine the best shops, services, places and activities in Nanaimo.

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Best of the City: Nanaimo campgrounds host global visitors

Within minutes of any campground in Nanaimo there are dozens of things to do and places to visit.

Best of the City: Victoria Crescent a neighbourhood like no other

Business owners curate a relaxed vibe among tight downtown community.

Best of the City: Paddlers’ paradise

Kayaking, outrigger canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding and dragon boating are all popular pastimes on the water.

Best of the City: Karaoke a hit at friendly venue

It is the karaoke that brings many people out to the Oxy Pub in Nanaimo.

Best of the City: Good deals found in thrift stores

Salvation Army wins Best Second-Hand Store in Nanaimo News Bulletin's annual survey.

Best of the City: Pick-up leagues provide exercise, camaraderie

There are a number of rec leagues in Nanaimo and participants and organizers are always ready to preach of their virtues.

Best of the City: On the waterfront

Voted the Best People-Watching Spot, Nanaimo’s waterfront offers endless opportunities to meet new residents.

Best of the City: Asteras chosen Nanaimo’s favourite restaurant

NANAIMO – Asteras Greek Taverna was voted Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Mediterranean Food and Best Restaurant Overall.

Best of the City: Nanaimo bars have all the right ingredients

Comforting creaminess of Nanaimo bars carries nostalgia.

Best of the City: Terminal Park is winner central

In Nanaimo's Terminal Park mall, you’ll find four stores voted most popular among readers.

Best of the City: Nanaimo likes a night out now and then

Nanaimo has a diverse and rich nightlife in different parts of the city.