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Former Nanaimo RCMP officer has hands to sky, seeking money for Tour de Rock

Norm Smith living on an aerial platform at Country Club Centre until Sunday, June 28

Columnist T.W. Paterson launches Chronicles website

“It’s the fulfillment of a career-long dream, to publish an historical magazine”

  • Jun 25, 2020

City of Nanaimo encouraging backyard Canada Day celebrations next week

Usual community gathering at Maffeo Sutton Park cancelled due to COVID-19

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QUIZ: How much do you know about famous fathers?

In recognition of Father’s Day, take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test

North Island College writing contest returns this summer

There will be three chances to take part in the virtual 3-hour writing competition

Mowi providing salmon donations to Vancouver Island food banks throughout pandemic

Network started to share product with more than 10 down-Island food banks

Physical distancing for vehicles, horses, hikers urged in B.C.

Horse Council B.C. has signs available for rural roads

Mosaic chops firewood for health-care workers on the mid Island

Dangerous tree removal program turned into gesture of thanks during pandemic

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer reading?

Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz about books, publications and reading

Second World War veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Qualicum Beach

Mavis Martin given special motorcade, letter from Queen Elizabeth

QUIZ: A celebration of weddings

How much do you know about wedding traditions and famous marriages?

Alert Bay resident carves tribute to his community kicking COVID-19’s butt

‘Our little village crushed the curve with love and commitment’

Volunteers on Vancouver Island checking in on seniors during pandemic

United Way reports 2,600 phone check-ins and 1,300 ‘virtual visits’

COVID-19 birthday drive-by celebrations snuffed out in Island community

Bylaw officer visit with threats of a fine mean parade trucks taken off the road

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

Family pledges to match up to $50,000 in donations to Chemainus Theatre fund

Donald Hilton and Joyce Hilton helping theatre through a time of COVID-19 cancellations

QUIZ: Crowds and solitude

As COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed, here’s a quiz about crowded places and isolation