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Use the right tool for the job to avoid unnecessary wear and tear. When household power tools have reached the end of their lifespan, recycle them for free at one of 200 locations across BC.

Save money, save the planet! Repair and recycling tips for small appliances and power tools

A little TLC can extend the life of many of these items, and when all else fails, recycling is free

  • Oct 11, 2021
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Remembering, resilience and retelling: Nanaimo theatre shines a Spotlight on history

Port Theatre brings a different story to life: history with a human soul

  • Oct 11, 2021
From games to TV to work, we rely on the internet a lot more than we used to. TELUS PureFibre offers high speed uploading and downloading to keep you connected to the things, and the people, you love.

8 everyday things that now require a high-speed Internet connection

Enjoying a connected home, chatting with friends, watching TV… a lot can change in a decade!

  • Oct 4, 2021
From games to TV to work, we rely on the internet a lot more than we used to. TELUS PureFibre offers high speed uploading and downloading to keep you connected to the things, and the people, you love.
Mandy Singh of Nanaimo Home Furnishings knows how to use colour to give your room a pop or more!

Home for the holidays? Nanaimo furniture store can help you accommodate those extra guests

This year’s traditional winter holidays are going to feel extra special for…

  • Oct 4, 2021
Mandy Singh of Nanaimo Home Furnishings knows how to use colour to give your room a pop or more!
Port Theatre Forev Circus

Nanaimo theatre brings the world to the stage

If you live in Nanaimo, chances are you know of The Port…

  • Oct 4, 2021
Port Theatre Forev Circus
Jaswinder Athwal packs cedar shakes at the Teal Jones mill in Surrey. On Sep. 30, Teal Jones is halting operations across the province in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo: Shawn Hall)

BC lumber company pauses operations to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Family-owned company encourages employees to take time to attend local events, pay respect

  • Sep 27, 2021
Jaswinder Athwal packs cedar shakes at the Teal Jones mill in Surrey. On Sep. 30, Teal Jones is halting operations across the province in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo: Shawn Hall)
Randy Gregory logged his bike rides around Kamloops for GoByBikeBC, and won a free cycling trip to the Baltics! This year's GoByBikeBC is Sep. 27 to Oct. 10, and you can win a cycling trip to France.

Bike for health, for the environment, or for a free trip to France!

Grab your friends and co-workers and GoByBike Sep. 27 to Oct. 10

  • Sep 27, 2021
Randy Gregory logged his bike rides around Kamloops for GoByBikeBC, and won a free cycling trip to the Baltics! This year's GoByBikeBC is Sep. 27 to Oct. 10, and you can win a cycling trip to France.
Nanaimo Hearing

When is the right time to get hearing aids?

Hearing loss isn’t the only factor to consider, says Nanaimo hearing specialist

  • Sep 20, 2021
Nanaimo Hearing
For all your professional cleaning and restoration needs, COIT has got you covered!

Should you clean your Dryer Vent?

Local cleaning and restoration company reveals the importance of a clean dryer!

  • Sep 20, 2021
For all your professional cleaning and restoration needs, COIT has got you covered!
Dr. Abraham Alexander of the BC Cancer Foundation

New technology offers earlier, targeted treatment for men’s health

BC Cancer Foundation fundraiser aims to increase access to prostate cancer diagnostic tool

  • Sep 13, 2021
Dr. Abraham Alexander of the BC Cancer Foundation
Mandy Singh of Nanaimo Home Furnishings knows how to use colour to give your room a pop or more!

An easy way to update your space: Colour on your terms

Colour can have a huge impact. It can be a mood-changer and…

  • Sep 6, 2021
Mandy Singh of Nanaimo Home Furnishings knows how to use colour to give your room a pop or more!
ECO Canada’s BEAHR training program provides customizable environmental training programming for Indigenous communities that uniquely braids traditional ecological knowledge with Western science.

Why braiding traditional ecological knowledge with Western science is so important – and how ECO Canada’s BEAHR program is helping

Training program helps Indigenous youth engage in a meaningful career in the environmental sector

  • Aug 30, 2021
ECO Canada’s BEAHR training program provides customizable environmental training programming for Indigenous communities that uniquely braids traditional ecological knowledge with Western science.
Moen’s new Nebia shower system conserves water while providing an exceptional shower experience.

Tech-savvy solutions for a spa-like shower that saves water too!

With a changing climate bringing warmer, drier summers – even here on…

  • Aug 30, 2021
Moen’s new Nebia shower system conserves water while providing an exceptional shower experience.
Find Nanaimo Hearing Clinic at 501-800 Turner Rd. in Cactus Club Plaza. Book an appointment by calling 250-585-4100 or at nanaimohearingclinic.com/contact.

Do hearing aids damage your ears?

Nanaimo hearing practitioner explains how modern hearing aids control volume to keep you safe

  • Aug 23, 2021
Find Nanaimo Hearing Clinic at 501-800 Turner Rd. in Cactus Club Plaza. Book an appointment by calling 250-585-4100 or at nanaimohearingclinic.com/contact.
Before you start touring retirement communities, make a list of the things that matter the most to you. There are no wrong questions, and the more answers you receive the more knowledge you have.

Dispelling myths — and fear — about retirement living

Arming yourself with knowledge can go a long way to putting your mind at ease

  • Aug 23, 2021
Before you start touring retirement communities, make a list of the things that matter the most to you. There are no wrong questions, and the more answers you receive the more knowledge you have.
One of this year’s Grand Prize options is a $2.9 million Dream Home package in South Surrey, featuring this 5,975 sq. ft. home in beautiful Morgan Creek.

Win your dream home – and help BC’s kids

2021 Dream Lottery supports BC Children’s Hospital Foundation + features a $2.9 million Grand Prize!

  • Aug 16, 2021
One of this year’s Grand Prize options is a $2.9 million Dream Home package in South Surrey, featuring this 5,975 sq. ft. home in beautiful Morgan Creek.
Gaetan Conelly and Blake Erickson

Local roofing company has the world at its feet

Nanaimo’s Erickson Roofing has a long tradition of community involvement. Blake Erickson…

  • Aug 9, 2021
Gaetan Conelly and Blake Erickson
Regular household cleaning tackles the surface dirt, but for a deep clean you may need to take your cleaning to the next level, with the help of local experts.

3 home spaces that could use a deep clean + how to get it

As we go about the business of tidying our homes, vacuuming the…

  • Aug 9, 2021
Regular household cleaning tackles the surface dirt, but for a deep clean you may need to take your cleaning to the next level, with the help of local experts.
Mandy showing samples of fabric

Need to refresh your home furnishings? It’s the little things that count!

Colour and fabric can change your home’s look and function

  • Aug 2, 2021
Mandy showing samples of fabric