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PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

VIDEO: The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive seeks items for older kids

Science kits and Lego always popular, says organizer

VIDEO: Menorah lighting in Nanaimo celebrates start of Hanukkah

Lego menorah building and doughnuts among the festivities Tuesday, Dec. 12

Spare change could sure help Coins for Kids campaign

The fundraiser for Great Nanaimo Toy Drive and Boys and Girls Club aims for $5,000

NDSS carries on Woodlands’ Empty Bowl event

Dec. 13 fundraiser will benefit Loaves and Fishes food bank

Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

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          Unusually large tip returned by honest B.C. restaurant

          A Vernon mother is thrilled by one business owner’s honesty

          • Dec 6th, 2017

          Angels asked to give this Christmas

          Volunteer Nanaimo is holding its Christmas Angels campaign again this holiday season

          Volunteers, food items sought for Hamperville campaign

          Food for Hamperville Nanaimo 2017 can be donated at numerous locations

          Volunteers sought to help ring in Salvation Army campaign

          Goal for 2017 kettle campaign is $250,000, goes until Dec. 23

          Motorcycle club helps with wish-granting

          The Canadian Motorcycle Cruisers Nanaimo chapter presented $9,100 to the Children’s Wish Foundation

          North Oyster historical society inviting Santa for pancakes

          Pancake breakfast with Santa is a North Oyster and Cedar area Christmas tradition

          GivingTuesday: Global day of giving Nov. 28

          The event follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday

          • Nov 26th, 2017

          VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity’s newest build is wheelchair accessible

          Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island dedicates last two houses at Meadow Hill Development

          Revelstoke silversmith receives thank-you letter from 24 Sussex Drive

          Arleigh Garratt’s snowflake earrings were gifted to Sophie Grégoire Trudeau during July visit

          Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards asking for nominations

          Organizers of the 18th annual awards are looking forward to a large number of entries

          • Nov 20th, 2017

          Sea to Stream educators converge on Parksville for workshop

          Rathtrevor Beach offers perfect setting for course

          VIDEO: Great Nanaimo Toy Drive kicks off 2017 campaign

          Toys can be donated at various locations throughout Nanaimo until Dec. 16

          Nanaimo man honoured for maritime excellence

          Longtime boat builder gets SS Beaver award from Maritime Museum of B.C.

          Vancouver Island woman draws portrait of B.C. fire chief who was swept away by floods

          ‘I felt their loss, and wanted to reach out to them’ says Harpaul Nandhra.