Sustainability pioneer shares stories of solar-powered living

Revolutionary ideas powered a car and home

  • Aug 21st, 2017

Beat the heat: 7 reasons your summer vacation must include a $5 ferry ride to Newcastle Island

From hiking and biking to historical explorations and a salmon barbecue, you’ll find them all here.

  • Aug 14th, 2017

Owls and eagles and bears, oh my! Discover amazing West Coast wildlife at Parksville-area centre

Vital work helps non-profit centre care for wildlife and create a fascinating visitor attraction

  • Aug 7th, 2017

5 things to know about Vancouver Island’s most affordable community

Lifestyle, community amenities and affordability come together in Port Alberni

  • Jul 31st, 2017

5 tips to ensure your pre-owned vehicle purchase is a winner

Galaxy Motors shares what you need to know before shopping for your next new-to-you vehicle

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Nanaimo’s not-so-secret getaway deal: Ferry to Newcastle Island, cultural tour and salmon barbecue for just $75.

Explore the island’s rich history and deep connection with the Snuneymuxw people

  • Jul 10th, 2017
Fair-goers gather for VIEX


    Woman alleges 93-year-old father had money stolen by care worker


      New residential care facility now open


        Nanaimo immigrant youth group focuses on fun


          5 reasons to take a $5 ferry trip to Newcastle Island this summer

          From kayaking to cultural tours, discover Nanaimo’s favourite daytrip destination

          • Jul 3rd, 2017

          Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at

          Here’s a new way to find jobs, counselling, health clinics, legal support and more, all across B.C.

          • Jun 26th, 2017

          Vehicle shopping? 3 reasons you need to visit Nanaimo’s Harbourview VW

          Two exciting new vehicles and a family-owned approach makes the dealership a local favorite

          • Jun 26th, 2017

          Vehicle shopping? Three reasons you need to visit Nanaimo’s Harbourview VW

          Two exciting new vehicles and a family-owned approach makes the dealership a local favourite

          • Jun 26th, 2017

          Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion

          Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours gives back to those in need

          • Jun 19th, 2017

          5 ways Steve Marshall Ford’s new service manager wants to earn your business

          Quality, selection, customer service and more create customers for life

          • Jun 5th, 2017

          These four questions will see if this simple service could save your life

          Island Dryer Vent Wizard cleans, installs, repairs and alters dryer vents of most dryer models

          • Apr 24th, 2017

          Quick, convenient and affordable: Travel between the Island and Vancouver in 5 easy steps

          No more waiting in long ferry lineups or spending another night in a hotel after a day in the city

          • Apr 24th, 2017

          How Alberta’s oilsands traffic fuelled a Vancouver Island travel perk

          There’s a new 35-minute evening flight between YVR and the Comox Valley airport.

          • Apr 17th, 2017

          Three reasons to beat the slow boat with a fast flight right now

          Island traveller alert: A new evening flight from YVR to Comox Valley and Campbell River

          • Apr 10th, 2017

          The woman behind the wheel of Nanaimo’s award-winning dealership

          In an industry traditionally dominated by males, Ann Marie Clark’s car dealership, Steve Marshall Ford Lincoln, continues to motor ahead.

          • Mar 13th, 2017

          Love of dogs a window to the soul

          Steve Marshall Ford supportive of employee Michelle Godecke's work to foster Nanaimo SPCA dogs

          • Jan 16th, 2017

          Do you have forgotten money sitting in a dormant account?

          Are you owed some of the $130 million in unclaimed funds sitting in dormant accounts in B.C.?

          • Nov 28th, 2016

          Three ways to keep your family safe on the road this fall

          Check out these safety tips from BCAA for back-to-school and Halloween

          • Oct 12th, 2016