Life

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

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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

Duo aims to be front of the pack

NANAIMO – Tressia Toole heads to world agility championships with her dog Jetta

Active Life: Exercise buddies take the ‘work’ out of lunchtime workouts

NANAIMO – Making fitness a habit throughout the day key to staying active.

Comedian drawn to impressions

NANAIMO - Comedians Sandy Danto, Kathleen McGee and Abby Roberge heat up the Old City Laugh Lounge.

On the water: More to see during Nanaimo’s annual boat show

NANAIMO – The 2016 Nanaimo Boat Show takes place from March 31 until April 3.

On the water: Boating etiquette protects all

NANAIMO – News Bulletin's annual boating supplement.

Active Life: Cooking class teaches Ayurvedic principles

NANAIMO – Instructor shows participants how to eat for body type, season.