Life

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.

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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?

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

Lives enriched through city’s arts, culture

NANAIMO - A healthy Nanaimo means more than recreational opportunities.

CAR CARE: Fuel efficiency a weighty issue with increasing costs of gasoline

NANAIMO: he heavier your vehicle is the more energy it needs to move.

Ask an expert – paddling

Newcastle Island is consistently recognized as THE place to paddle in the Nanaimo area. Why?

Food system needs fixing

  • Feb 7th, 2011

Active Life with video: New fitness program aims to burn Christmas calories

NANAIMO – High-intensity interval training helps speed metabolism, build muscle.

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

Reduction in water use delays costly upgrades

Imagine if Nanaimo invested in strong water reducing measures, rather than into a new dam?

Nanaimo students and community benefit from Leaders in Training program

Hannah McNabb's life has been enriched with three years in Nanaimo Parks Recreation and Culture's Leaders in Training and Quest program.

Christmas in Nanaimo: Port Theatre hosts Christmas favourites

NANAIMO: Entertainment from The Nutcracker to the Trailer Park Boys on stage.

Fuel reserves expert talks about energy sustainability

David Hughes, a respected geoscientist and authority on world fossil-fuel reserves, will speak at VIU on energy sustainability.

Renovation rebates remain available

Getting money back for home improvements was a big push during the worst throes of the economic recession, but there are still plenty of programs that offer cash back for making home-efficiency upgrades.

Remembrance: Canadian stars lend voices to letters

NANAIMO – Sheila McCarthy one of famous people to read for Canadian Letters and Images Project.

Cuban National Ballet performs in Nanaimo

Full company presents selection of dances for Port Theatre audience

Remembrance: Nanaimo citizens celebrated surrender

NANAIMO – Pit head lit on fire to mark war victory caught coal slag and sent smoke over harbour for years.

Musicians in the making

Nanaimo Conservatory of Music welcomes students of all ages, abilities to learn