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Chamber chooses its favourite Christmas light displays

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce announces top picks

Pioneering Snuneymuxw soccer star honoured at Nanaimo park

Harry Manson played on Nanaimo soccer teams featuring mostly white men during the early 20th century

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

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Nanaimo Help fill a Dream recipient headed to Mexico
Nanaimo participates in polar bear swim
Angels asked to give this Christmas
Hitched: fashion show

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

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

VIDEO: Great Nanaimo Toy Drive kicks off 2017 campaign

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

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