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COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday

Friends get creative after party cancelled due to ongoing pandemic

Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries

Campbell River Men In Kilts employees volunteer to go shopping for seniors and others

Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity

‘It’s all about community and bringing people together’

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Rhododendrons blooming in Bowen Park
Car enthusiasts in Nanaimo drive support for health charity during pandemic
Essential service worker family organizes convoy to Nanaimo food bank
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows

It’s hoped The 39 Steps and Beauty And The Beast can be staged at another time

Nanaimo neighbourhoods asked to show the love in front windows

Window art proliferating during COVID-19 social distancing and self-isolating

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Local kids call on their MP for action on climate change

The group wrote Love Letters to the Planet around Valentines Day and delivered them to Paul Manly

Major cleanup of shellfish industry waste underway

B.C. Shellfish Growers Association asks RDN to waive tipping fees

Island Health Code Hack 2020 pushes for solutions to Vancouver Island health issues

More than 100 ‘hackers’ come together to solve healthcare challenges

PHOTOS: Wounded Warriors BC raises over $155,000 during 2020 run

Eight-day relay race for PTSD programs falls short of $250,000 goal

Wounded Warriors, paramedics’ union sign partnership in Nanaimo

Paramedic from Nanaimo shares his reasons for participating in Wounded Warrior Run on the Island

‘Going green’ en vogue for Prom Closet Nanaimo

Non-profit event looking to make high school prom less cost-prohibitive goes March 5-7

Endangered butterfly species to be reintroduced to Hornby Island

Hornby Island is about to play a major role in the saving…

  • Feb 27, 2020

New minister leading services at St. Andrew’s in Nanaimo

Rev. Greg Darjes returned this month to the church in the Old City Quarter after 18 years elsewhere

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run leaves Port Hardy on eight-day trek down Vancouver island

The team’s fundraising goal this year is $250,000, which is double last year’s goal.

WATCH: Man creates intricate replicas of Parksville-area buildings

Historic models currently on display at community centre