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WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

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Nanaimo gets together for a quick dip at Departure Bay Beach
A history of Nanaimo parks and rec's Finale event
Nanaimo Lions Club holds Christmas Parade
Coins For Kids campaign ramps up in Nanaimo as holidays approach

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

New bikes go to kids who need them in Nanaimo

United Way presents bicycles on behalf of Louis Garneau Sports

Nanaimo gets together for a quick dip at Departure Bay Beach

Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim was held Wednesday

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

Superstore, Loaves and Fishes team up for food drive

Healthy non-perishable food sought by Nanaimo food bank

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

School kids supporting Coins for Kids

Pleasant Valley Elementary making change for charity

Nanaimo’s Christmas light contest winners chosen

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce announces winners in holiday light-up contest

Nanaimo Salvation Army in need of clothes

Gently used clothes needed to restock Salvation Army Thrift Stores in the city

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

City parks and rec offering up holiday activities

It’s a particularly busy season for staff at parks and recreation, says columnist

  • Dec 12, 2018

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Customers at new Quality Foods finding spare change for Coins for Kids

Charity getting a boost from new bigger, busier Harewood location

Gift givers encouraged to ‘give library’ this holiday season

Specially packaged library cards available for Nanaimo residents

Handmade Christmas presents helped support schools foundation

NANAIMO – Handmade for the Holidays craft fair was held Friday and Saturday at NDSS

Equipment donation helps North Island College’s trades expansion

Allan and Donna Edie recently provide more than $273,000 in equipment to college

  • Dec 7, 2018

Santa Bus now touring through Nanaimo and area

Transit bus to spread holiday cheer and collect food and money for Salvation Army Nanaimo