Nanaimo can help lead country toward zero waste

NANAIMO – Reclaiming materials one way to reduce amount of garbage going to landfill.

Nanaimo director Jeff James Monson creates independent film about friendship and betrayal

NANAIMO - Nanaimo director Jeff James Monson creates independent full-length film The Ol' Amity Blues.

Comeback kid

Fefe Dobson returns with a hot single from a new album and
a cross-country tour

City of Nanaimo parks and rec tennis day camp lessons
Behind the scenes of a Hops farm
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles at a glance
Outrigger canoeing a lifestyle

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.

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