Life

Unicyclist starts his cross-Canada trip in Vancouver

Taylor Stark started his journey May 7

  • May 23rd, 2018

Video: B.C. canines crowned for saving owner’s life

One-year-later Matthew Smith is still recovering, in Campbell River

Column: Getting active can fit a budget

Here are a few activities that you and your family can participate in if the budget is a bit tight

  • May 14th, 2018

ACTIVE LIFE: Cycling to work a breath of fresh air

City of Nanaimo promotes Bike to Work Week (May 28-June 3) and Commuter Challenge (June 3-9)

ACTIVE LIFE: Go fish, suggests Nanaimo parks and rec

Fly fishing and other courses are available through city programming

Column: Brant geese worthy of welcome

The Brant is a small dark goose that is seen throughout much of the northern hemisphere

  • Apr 2nd, 2018
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Are Vancouver Islanders ready for the 2018 wildfire season?

Foresters concerned residents don’t take the threat seriously enough

  • Mar 16th, 2018

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

No minimum age to start a child’s musical journey

Family Magazine: Certain instruments more accessible than others for kids

‘You just don’t know when someone has a challenge’

Wounded Warriors Run BC spreads awareness of mental health, hopes to raise $100,000

ACTIVE LIFE: Line dancing keeps Nanaimo seniors’ minds and bodies sharp

Classes for Latin line dancing take place at Bowen Park and Departure Bay Activity Centre

ACTIVE LIFE: Winter Thaw can melt away holiday gains

Parks and rec offers new slate of fitness classes for the new year

Try breathing better in the new year

One of the biggest health and wellness trends for 2018 is predicted to be breath work

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Fitness participation can help food bank

Residents can bring food items next week instead of usual drop-in fees at Oliver Woods

Active Life: Reflect on year’s healthy habits

With December here again, I find myself evaluating the year that is almost gone

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Active Life: Parks and rec celebrates 12 days of Christmas

On the 12 days of Christmas, City of Nanaimo parks and rec offers skating and swimming

VIDEO: Aquafit a good fit for keeping active

ACTIVE LIFE: City of Nanaimo offers five different aquafit programs