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Saysutshun totem pole (photo: Mike Anderson)

Hop to it: Nanaimo offers easy access to local islands

Unique island experiences at your doorstep

  • Jun 28, 2021
Berwick on the Lake can help you downsize, and make a smooth transition to Independent Living.

Smooth Moves! Follow this step-by-step guide to downsizing

The experts at this retirement residence can help with all the details, and ease a stressful time

  • Jul 19, 2021
Coit cleans area rugs

If you have area rugs, here’s why NOW is the time for professional cleaning

Cool down your home, protect your investment with summer area rug cleaning

  • Jul 19, 2021
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Keeping our community connected: Boosting wellness support for those who need it most

TELUS gives Nanaimo community charity a helping hand

  • Jul 12, 2021
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The American Standard SpaLet is just one of many options to consider when purchasing a new toilet.

5 questions to consider before purchasing your new toilet

A toilet is a toilet, right? Not so fast! From toilet height…

  • Jul 12, 2021
The American Standard SpaLet is just one of many options to consider when purchasing a new toilet.
You don’t have to make-do with the wrong piece of furniture that doesn’t quite fit your space, your style or your needs, says Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings.

Try before you buy: Get the right furniture at the right price

Over the last year, we’ve all spent more time at home, and…

  • Jul 5, 2021
You don’t have to make-do with the wrong piece of furniture that doesn’t quite fit your space, your style or your needs, says Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings.
Face masks have done an excellent job reducing the spread of COVID-19, but they’ve made it a lot harder to hear and communicate. Hanan Merrill from the Nanaimo Hearing Clinic has some advice!

Masks up, hearing down! 3 tips to keep hearing aids safe

Losing your hearing aids is more than an inconvenience, it’s expensive! Take this expert’s advice

  • Jun 28, 2021
Face masks have done an excellent job reducing the spread of COVID-19, but they’ve made it a lot harder to hear and communicate. Hanan Merrill from the Nanaimo Hearing Clinic has some advice!
Red Seal Chef Daniel Ross creates healthy, delicious meals for the residents of Berwick on the Lake.

Follow your nose! Quality senior living starts with good food

Made from scratch with a wealth of choice at every meal — fine dining on the lake!

  • Jun 21, 2021
Red Seal Chef Daniel Ross creates healthy, delicious meals for the residents of Berwick on the Lake.
Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings is proud to do business in Nanaimo

Woman entrepreneur proud to be doing business in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Home Furnishings puts the emphasis on family and quality furniture at the lowest prices

  • Jun 21, 2021
Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings is proud to do business in Nanaimo
Some basic steps around the home can help minimize the impacts of allergies, so we can get back to enjoying the summer!

6 simple steps to beat summer allergies around the home

With the sunny skies, and backyard barbecues and gorgeous gardens in full…

  • Jun 21, 2021
Some basic steps around the home can help minimize the impacts of allergies, so we can get back to enjoying the summer!
Known for their unique, modern design and reliable, quality products, BLANCO’s Vintera line has revolutionized the popular farmhouse style typically associated with a more traditional aesthetic.

Form + function: Why we love this modern take on a classic kitchen feature

Timeless design and innovation unite in this modern farmhouse sink

  • Jun 21, 2021
Known for their unique, modern design and reliable, quality products, BLANCO’s Vintera line has revolutionized the popular farmhouse style typically associated with a more traditional aesthetic.
This year's 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase winners will be announced at an awards show on June 10.

Youth Innovation Showcase finalists announced

Selected students to compete for two $5,000 prizes with winners announced June 10

  • May 31, 2021
This year's 2021 Youth Innovation Showcase winners will be announced at an awards show on June 10.
Berwick on the Lake offers three levels of care: independent living, enhanced living services and licensed care. That means residents can maintain friendships, even as their care needs change.

Changing care needs doesn’t have to mean changing homes

With 3 levels of care under one roof, these seniors can keep enjoying familiar friends and routines

  • May 31, 2021
Berwick on the Lake offers three levels of care: independent living, enhanced living services and licensed care. That means residents can maintain friendships, even as their care needs change.
Take to the seas for a summer fishing adventure in Nanaimo. Tourism Nanaimo photo.

Locals supporting local: Explore and experience your Nanaimo backyard

Easing of restrictions brings new opportunities to taste, do, stay and experience

  • May 31, 2021
Take to the seas for a summer fishing adventure in Nanaimo. Tourism Nanaimo photo.
As with most household stains, the sooner you act with spilled red wine, the better, note the professionals at Coit.

Red wine on the carpet? Here are 2 ways to save it from staining!

We’ve all experienced it – that scary moment when a red wine…

  • May 24, 2021
As with most household stains, the sooner you act with spilled red wine, the better, note the professionals at Coit.
Nanaimo Hearing Clinic offers repairs, replacement parts, and other hearing aid services.

3 ways to fix hearing aids when they seem ‘useless’

Investing in expensive hearing aids doesn’t guarantee they’ll work — get advice from a pro!

  • May 17, 2021
Nanaimo Hearing Clinic offers repairs, replacement parts, and other hearing aid services.
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.

Win big and help our Heroes

Get your tickets to win a $2.6 million Grand Prize – and support two great causes

  • May 17, 2021
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.
Jean and Bill Carter have spent 36 successful years working side-by-side at Bastion Jewellers. In retirement, they look forward to leisurely coffees on the porch, side-by-side.

After 36 years downtown, Nanaimo jewellers say farewell

Husband and wife are grateful to the community for supporting them over so many years

  • May 10, 2021
Jean and Bill Carter have spent 36 successful years working side-by-side at Bastion Jewellers. In retirement, they look forward to leisurely coffees on the porch, side-by-side.
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 10, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.
Cathy Dyck, Development Officer for the Nanaimo Community Hospice Society. The organization's 40th Anniversary 50/50 Raffle supports its vital palliative care and grief counselling programs.

Nanaimo Hospice celebrates 40 with 50/50

Inaugural 50/50 draw raises funds for Nanaimo Hospice

  • Apr 26, 2021
Cathy Dyck, Development Officer for the Nanaimo Community Hospice Society. The organization's 40th Anniversary 50/50 Raffle supports its vital palliative care and grief counselling programs.