Community

Improve your life and theirs, adopt a cat from the BC SPCA

The BC SPCA holds an adult cat adoption promotion

Bookfest helps fill school library shelves leading up to next week’s event

Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival is June 1 at downtown Nanaimo venues

Nanaimo Heritage Festival helps highlight the long weekend

Parade and family activities took place downtown today, May 19

video
CIBC Run for the Cure participants promise to 'stay strong' in breast cancer fight
Kids meet machines at fundraiser at Nanaimo's port
Nanaimo remembers Terry Fox and runs for his cause
Whole community can help with suicide prevention

Nanaimo set to celebrate its heritage

Nanaimo Heritage Days takes places Sunday at Maffeo Sutton Park

B.C. SPCA reminds public to travel safely with pets this summer

“We recommend that pets are kept inside the vehicle in a secured crate or restrained with a dog seatbelt.”

Science on tap at Nanaimo’s first Pint of Science festival

People with a thirst for knowledge can hear presentations over a cold beverage May 20-22

Nanaimo’s Humboldt Strong street hockey tourney raises more than $5,000

May 5 event at Nanaimo North Town Centre supported Canuck Place hospice

Nanaimo volunteer recognized with provincial community achievement award

Jeff Lott was honoured by the B.C. Achievement Foundation on May 1 in Victoria

Satisfying curiosity about cosplay at comic book convention at Country Club Centre

Convention in Nanaimo benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of central Island

Curious ComicCon coming to Nanaimo

Video games, art battle and virtual reality highlighted at May 4 event at Country Club Centre

Jane’s Walk takes another stroll through Nanaimo

Walkability and urban planning event returns May 4 with two walking routes

Nanaimo celebrates Earth Day

Community event held, new Georgia Greenway pathway officially opens

Departure Bay Eco-School students calling for old cellphones

Grade 7 students at Nanaimo school taking part in Recycle My Cell Earth Month Challenge

Nanaimo Astronomy Society already anticipating next moon mission

Society’s next meeting is on Thursday, April 25, at Beban Park social centre

NDSS 50th reunion planned this spring

Organizing committee looking to reach Nanaimo grads from the Class of 1969

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

United Way opens grants to help charities tackle social issues

Charities north of the Malahat can apply for grants $2,000 to $20,000

Earth Day in Nanaimo celebrates the Earth and its inhabitants

Plant a tree, pet a wolf, and see grand opening of Georgia Greenway at Nanaimo Earth Day festival

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test