Community

Coins for Kids campaign was able to help with gift-giving

News Bulletin campaign raised $2,500 each for the Boys and Girls Clubs and Great Nanaimo Toy Drive

Hospice thankful for Nanaimo’s generosity

Nanaimo Community Hospice thankful for support received recently

Nanaimo elementary school students celebrate Lunar New Year

Chinese and Korean students and parents observe traditions at Randerson Ridge

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World Oceans Day includes cleanup and celebration
Nanaimo Gem and Mineral Show rocking all weekend
Curiosity and cosplay at Country Club Centre in Nanaimo
Nanaimo celebrates Earth Day

Blind B.C. artist uses fingers for creative vision

Shuswap art studio helps people with special needs express themselves

Nanaimo Ecumenical Centre celebrating 40th anniversary

Catholic and United churches opened Trinity Ecumenical in 1979

Year of the Pig and Robbie Burns Day combine for cross-culture celebration

Chinese and Scottish culture meet at 12th annual Robbie Burns Chinese New Year.

Black Press Media reporter chosen for prestigious leadership academy

Erin Haluschak to attend the Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

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

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