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Finale 2017 will be out of this world

City of Nanaimo kicks into hyperdrive for News Year’s Eve intergalactic-themed celebration.

VIDEO: Community takes a dip at polar bear swim in Departure Bay

About 170 people participate in 58th annual event on Boxing Day

Polar bear swimmers get ready to take the plunge

Nanaimo’s 58th annual Frank Ney Memorial Polar Bear Swim happens on Boxing Day, Dec. 26

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The 411 on goats at Nanaimo Earth Day 2018 celebration
Big Bad Wolf found guilty at Nanaimo Law Day 2018
Nanaimo Boat Modellers hold 34th annual boat show
Nanaimo army corporal talks military movie realism

‘Twas the night before Christmas

Happy Holidays from Santa Claus and Black Press

Students in ‘crazy socks’ warm toes with donation

Aspengrove students donate hundreds of pairs of socks to Nanaimo 7-10 Club

B.C. student pleads for blood donors to step up

During the holiday season, Canadian Blood Services is begging for platelet and blood donations.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Asking kids: What do you want for Christmas?

From changes to smoking laws, to peace on earth, seven-year-olds tell us what they want from Santa

Christmas dinner will be held for less fortunate residents

Turkey, ham and the trimmings offered between 3 and 7 p.m.

Gingerbread homes fundraiser pushing toward $5K

All proceeds from Christmas-time event go to Salvation Army Nanaimo

Chamber chooses its favourite Christmas light displays

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce announces top picks

Pioneering Snuneymuxw soccer star honoured at Nanaimo park

Harry Manson played on Nanaimo soccer teams featuring mostly white men during the early 20th century

PART I: How Prince Rupert schools teach Indigenous language to hundreds of students

A multimedia series with videos and photos from children’s Sm’algyax classes on B.C.’s North Coast

VIDEO: The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive seeks items for older kids

Science kits and Lego always popular, says organizer

VIDEO: Menorah lighting in Nanaimo celebrates start of Hanukkah

Lego menorah building and doughnuts among the festivities Tuesday, Dec. 12

Spare change could sure help Coins for Kids campaign

The fundraiser for Great Nanaimo Toy Drive and Boys and Girls Club aims for $5,000

NDSS carries on Woodlands’ Empty Bowl event

Dec. 13 fundraiser will benefit Loaves and Fishes food bank

Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

Unusually large tip returned by honest B.C. restaurant

A Vernon mother is thrilled by one business owner’s honesty

  • Dec 6th, 2017

Angels asked to give this Christmas

Volunteer Nanaimo is holding its Christmas Angels campaign again this holiday season

VIDEO: Great Nanaimo Toy Drive kicks off 2017 campaign

Toys can be donated at various locations throughout Nanaimo until Dec. 16