Community

B.C. Seniors and Pensioners Nanaimo celebrates 80 years

Labieux Road centre provides services and activities for seniors

Incredible effort by amateur pet detectives brings home lost B.C. dog

Community effort in Campbell River helps reunite Yorkshire terrier-chihuahua Jax with family

Active Life: Dog parkour keeps owners, pets on the move

Introduction to dog parkour course offered by City of Nanaimo parks and rec this fall

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Halloween and Stranger Things happening in downtown Nanaimo
Run for the Cure shows Nanaimo's will to battle breast cancer
Cedar Elementary School 'books' it at Chapters Nanaimo
Community comes out for Terry Fox Run and its cause

Square dancing groups combine their efforts for lessons

Free open house will be held Sept. 26 at St. Philip-by-the-Sea Church hall in Lantzville

Soles Remembering Souls walk is for suicide prevention

Community event will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, at Maffeo Sutton Park

Vancouver Island elders share words of wisdom

Big Read: Seniors weigh in on what our youth are getting right — and what they might be missing

Nominations open for Vancouver Island family business awards

Family Business Association Vancouver Island accepting nominations until Oct. 12

Nanaimo RCMP’s Bear backtracks to familiar territory

Nanaimo Mounties Const. Bear on cross-Canada journey is back from fighting B.C. wildfires

Foundations support community projects and programs in Nanaimo region

Griefmobile, pregnancy centre, nurse exam room simulator among recipients of more than $72,000

Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers in Nanaimo

This are ongoing volunteer positions with Meals on Wheels for drivers and day captains

10 B.C. cities to pilot new program against childhood obesity

Healthy Family Living program being tested in 10 communities, including Chilliwack

Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy needs cash to cover operating costs

Organization helps 2,200 people annually through general and legal advocacy programs

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.

90-year-old from Nanaimo nabs first-ever Extraordinary Senior Award

Emil Sorensen recognized for his community work with students and with other seniors

September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in Nanaimo

Organization looking for volunteers and donations to support community services

Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Big read: Fourteen picture-perfect places to catch a few rays this long weekend

VIDEO: Humpbacks breach so close man can smell whale

B.C. man could have reached out and touched ‘playful’ whales

Island Health offers back to school tips to combat anxiety and stress

Students return to school after Labour Day

  • Aug 29, 2018

Midwives celebrate 20 years in B.C.

Almost triple the number since 1998.