Life

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.

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City of Nanaimo parks and rec aquafit class benefits
    What was your best car?

      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.

      Best of the City: View from the top

      You don’t need to head to Mount Everest to climb a mountain. All you have to do is head off of Jingle Pot Road to Mount Benson.

      Highway hypnosis a driving danger

      Many people do not know about highway hypnosis.

      • Apr 10th, 2012

      COASTAL LIVING: New Millstone River trail possible with land purchase

      NANAIMO – Path would run from Maffeo Sutton Park in downtown to East Wellington Road.

      ElderCollege looks at the space race

      Who would have thought a lady of my certain age would actually be interested in the space race?

      • Oct 6th, 2011