Community

City seeks nominations for Culture and Heritage Awards

Contributions to Nanaimo’s arts and culture community recognized with awards

Keeping Terry’s dream alive

This year marks the 37th anniversary of Terry Fox’s inspiring trek

Lantzville’s Minetown Day celebrates community

Event takes place Saturday (Sept. 9) in and around Huddlestone Park

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Community runs for a cure in Nanaimo
    Fall fashion show helps out Haven
      Nanaimo athlete building Tay's Team to help sick children
        Boys and Girls Club benefits from backyard renovation

          Shredding event supports Crime Stoppers

          Document shredding fundraiser will be held Saturday (Sept. 16) at Brooks Landing

          • Sep 12th, 2017

          PHOTOS: Lantzville jumping for Minetown Day 2017

          Images from District of Lantzville’s annual Minetown Day, celebrating history and community spirit.

          Shopping cart journey raises awareness about youth homelessness

          Joe Roberts brought his Push for Change campaign through Nanaimo on Monday (Sept. 11)

          • Sep 11th, 2017

          Finalists announced for 2017 Torch Awards on Vancouver Island

          These awards handed out by the Better Business Bureau honour companies that demonstrate ethics and integrity.

          Big brother Terry Fox: Darrell reflects on 40-year legacy

          Terry Fox Foundation has raised more than $715 million for the fight against cancer

          Those lost to suicide will be remembered at walk in Nanaimo

          Healing is the theme of this year’s Soles Remembering Souls event at Maffeo Sutton Park on Sept. 1o

          Nanaimo B.C. SPCA offers 50 per cent off adoption promo

          Nanaimo and district branch accepted cats from Victoria and are at capacity.

          Armed forces base holding open house

          The Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges will hold an open house Saturday (Sept. 9)

          Boy pledges lifelong support to JumpStart charity

          Nanaimo’s Eli Fisher declares he will donate birthday money to Canadian Tire cause until he’s 90

          SPCA Paws for Cause walk is this weekend

          Event takes place Sunday (Sept. 10) at Nanaimo Community Animal Centre

          150 Mile mom starts fire baby group

          Inspired by her own evacuation story new-mom Amy Emery decided to start a Summer 2017 Fire Babies Facebook Group.

          Miners’ monument erected at Morden historic park

          Vancouver Island’s coal heritage remembered at Nanaimo park

          • Aug 31st, 2017

          First responders to receive free resiliency training

          Nanaimo’s Edgewood Health Network donates $17,000 for mental resiliency training for first responders

          JUICEBOX HEROES: Girls raise hundreds selling SunRype in Surrey

          VIDEO: Aubrey, Ryley and Chloe raised $814 this summer with their juice stand

          Friends of Buttertubs create marsh map

          Buttertubs Marsh trail guides can be found around Nanaimo

          Nature trust crews think conservation

          Tree swallow nest boxes one project undertaken in Nanaimo

          Blood donations are in demand

          Canadian Blood Services holding clinics Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug. 29-30) at Beban Park