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

The art of the bow and arrow
City of Nanaimo parks and rec department offers line dancing
What was your best car?

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

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

Timeless tales: Nanaimo racetrack used to roar

Grandview Bowl once hosted the queen; usually it was a place for fast action

Active Life: Spare Blox are for cool kids

City of Nanaimo Parks and Recreation youth drop-in program expands to ice rinks

Nanaimo seniors raise money for carpet bowling equipment

Old carpets showing wear and tear and $14,000 raised for new equipment

Active Life: Look for different reasons to keep moving

I now get up at regular intervals to either stand at my desk or go for a quick stroll

  • Oct 9th, 2017