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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

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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

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

Nanaimo man honoured for maritime excellence

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

Nanaimo host families sought for incoming Japanese students

One hundred Japanese students coming to Nanaimo next month

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.

Restaurant uses its noodles to help with mental health

Noodlebox Port Place raises $2,761 for Canadian Mental Health Association’s local chapter

Supermarket rounds up thousands for children’s hospital

Save-On-Foods Brooks Landing rustles up more than $5,600 for the B.C. Children’s Hospital

Team B.C. wins second straight bronze at nationals

B.C. defeats Saskatchewan 2-1 in overtime.

  • Nov 13th, 2017

Public rallies around B.C. woman after life-altering brain aneurysm

A GoFundMe page has been set up after a Langley mom was hospitalized

Effective meeting tips to be discussed at Nanaimo North Library branch

Effective Meetings: A Practical Guide by the late Bruce Partridge will be discussed

Nanaimo students seek used eyeglasses for charity

Third World Eye Care Society gives eyeglasses, exams to people in developing countries

Money provided for salmon projects in Nanaimo

Funding comes from Pacific Salmon Foundation’s Community Salmon Program

Nanaimo event focuses on the future of forestry

Environmentalists hold open house event at VIU on Nov. 8

World VIU Days celebrate cultural connections

Week of activities Nov. 6-12 at Nanaimo campus showcases global citizenship

  • Nov 5th, 2017

Save power after Daylight Saving

Remember to turn your clocks back an hour Sunday morning

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

VIDEO: Our best photographs from October

Vancouver Island’s best news photographs from our journalists and our readers