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Alzheimer Awareness Month challenges attitudes about dementia

Stigma associated with dementia ‘is rampant,’ says the Alzheimer’s Society

Is your dog one of Canada’s top 10 most popular breeds?

Labs still top the list, French bulldogs move up

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Nanaimo students make statement at Global Climate Strike
Canucks alumni score for Nanaimo food bank
Model trains are on track at Nanaimo show
Governor General of Canada hopes businesses follow COCO Cafe's lead

Nanaimo Women March On with a message that matters

A range of voices will lead the conversation at Jan. 19 event downtown

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

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

Nanaimo Astronomy Society will look at the latest from the Kuiper Belt

Wesley Fraser, astronomer and planetary scientist, presents discoveries by New Horizons spacecraft

Help Fill a Dream sending Nanaimo girl to Disney World

Foundation partners with Country Grocer to give Arielle Furzeland and her family a January vacation

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

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.

Nanaimo food bank exceeded its goal over the Christmas season

Donations still needed throughout the year, says Loaves and Fishes

Lions club will chip up Christmas trees for charity

Tree chipping takes place Jan. 5-6 at Nanaimo North Town Centre

Humanitarian organization seeks volunteers in Nanaimo

Canadian Red Cross actively seeking volunteers for variety of roles

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

Nanaimo’s polar bear swim is Boxing Day at Departure Bay Beach

59th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim will be held on Dec. 26 at Departure Bay Beach.

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

Santa’s helicopter hospital hop brightens day for sick children in Nanaimo

Santa visits by B.C. Air Ambulance to bring smiles to young patients and hospital staff at NRGH