Life

Film explores wild world

Nanaimo - Fringe Flick series continues with Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Dementia patients delaying treatment

Nanaimo residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias aren’t seeking treatment soon enough.

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Nanaimo parks and rec offers Winter Thaw fitness pass
Nanaimo parks and rec offers 12 Days of Christmas
What was your best car?

Safety main priority for sailors

NANAIMO – Black Press Van Isle 360 rules include mandatory safety checks.

Website firm has high-end designs on downtown

NANAIMO – Downtown landmark gets multimillion dollar makeover from website design firm.

Park partners play pivotal role

Community members working to enhance city's green spaces.

Boomers risk tarnished golden years

NANAIMO – Without immediate action, baby boomers may spend their last years in sickness, disability and immobility.

COASTAL LIVING: Public opinion prevented past incinerators

NANAIMO – Recycling should be first priority in solid waste plans.

B.C. prepares for great shake out

On Jan. 26, 2011 a locally driven, provincewide ‘Drop, Cover, and Hold On’ drill will take place called The Great British Columbia ShakeOut.

  • Jan 21st, 2011

HEALTHY YOU – Trainers focus on client

NANAIMO – A personal trainer assesses the body mechanics of each client and designs a program to help meet the person’s fitness goals.

  • Jan 24th, 2013

In the red

Hundreds of poinsetties are grown each year to supply the local market over the holiday season.

REMEMBRANCE DAY: Ceremonies mark Remembrance Day

NANAIMO: Several services are planned to mark Remembrance Day in the Nanaimo area.

ElderCollege all about learning

NANAIMO: There are dozens of courses available at VIU's ElderCollege.

ElderCollege classes stroll through history

NANAIMO: There are dozens of courses available at VIU's ElderCollege.

  • Oct 16th, 2012

Great outdoors worth a look

NANAIMO – Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute is turning some of its research this summer into an adventure.

Safety precautions begin with a well-stocked boat

For many Canadians, spring and summer mean one thing – boating season.

  • Mar 26th, 2012

Program stimulates body, brain

Minds in Motion sessions give people with Alzheimer's disease a chance to connect and exercise.

Canadians happy without the penny, but not ready to say goodbye to the nickel: poll

A new survey suggests most British Columbians also agree with the end of the one-cent coin.

COASTAL LIVING: Chateau Wolff vineyard finds new owners

NANAIMO – Matt and Natalie Riga wanted to experience Island life and sold their successful restaurant

Programs help gardeners get growing

NANAIMO – Information on food security also part of series.