Community

Students in ‘crazy socks’ warm toes with donation

Aspengrove students donate hundreds of pairs of socks to Nanaimo 7-10 Club

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

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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

Christmas dinner will be held for less fortunate residents

Turkey, ham and the trimmings offered between 3 and 7 p.m.

Gingerbread homes fundraiser pushing toward $5K

All proceeds from Christmas-time event go to Salvation Army Nanaimo

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

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