Life

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.

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    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.

    Best of the City: Fun in the tubs

    The Great International World Championship Bathtub Race celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

    Active Life: Feel like a kid in city’s parks

    NANAIMO – Community offers variety of activities for children – and adults – of all ages.

    Active Life: Parks and rec gets high-fives for children’s fitness

    NANAIMO – Training program for city recreation leaders helps foster more activity and positivity in programming

    Nanaimo’s Feastival celebrates Vancouver Island’s culinary culture

    NANAIMO - Feastival, an annual culinary festival, showcases Vancouver Island's culinary landscape.

    China Syndrome performs in Nanaimo at the Cambie

    NANAIMO - China Syndrome, which hails from Vancouver, performs in Nanaimo at the Cambie Saturday (June 11).

    • Jun 7th, 2016

    Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

    Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

    • Jun 1st, 2016

    City of Nanaimo installs temporary art downtown

    NANAIMO - The City of Nanaimo installed several art pieces during Public Art Week, May 16-20.

    • May 24th, 2016

    Cross-Canada ride to encourage organ donation

    Gift From Within aims to register 1,000 more registered donors and raise money for the Canadian Transplant Association

    Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

    Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria

    Hiking opportunities abound in parks and on trails in Nanaimo

    I am amazed at the many hiking opportunities found all around us.

    • May 10th, 2016

    Spring Car Care 2016

    NANAIMO – Local dealerships and mechanics will help get your vehicle ready for spring and summer driving.

    Seniors may miss out at tax time

    Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

    Single parent employment growing

    Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

    Active Life: Library wants to get people active while reading

    NANAIMO – Story Walk will see parents and children visit stations in park to read full book