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Nanaimo’s not-so-secret getaway deal: Ferry to Newcastle Island, cultural tour and salmon barbecue for just $75.

Explore the island’s rich history and deep connection with the Snuneymuxw people

  • Jul 10, 2017

5 reasons to take a $5 ferry trip to Newcastle Island this summer

From kayaking to cultural tours, discover Nanaimo’s favourite daytrip destination

  • Jul 3, 2017

Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca

Here’s a new way to find jobs, counselling, health clinics, legal support and more, all across B.C.

  • Jun 26, 2017
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NIWRA: How Buckerfield's supports sick and injured wildlife
A little soak goes a long way!
Why live here? They hunt the globe for world-class theatre
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Vehicle shopping? 3 reasons you need to visit Nanaimo’s Harbourview VW

Two exciting new vehicles and a family-owned approach makes the dealership a local favorite

  • Jun 26, 2017

Vehicle shopping? Three reasons you need to visit Nanaimo’s Harbourview VW

Two exciting new vehicles and a family-owned approach makes the dealership a local favourite

  • Jun 26, 2017

Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion

Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours gives back to those in need

  • Jun 19, 2017

5 ways Steve Marshall Ford’s new service manager wants to earn your business

Quality, selection, customer service and more create customers for life

  • Jun 5, 2017

These four questions will see if this simple service could save your life

Island Dryer Vent Wizard cleans, installs, repairs and alters dryer vents of most dryer models

  • Apr 24, 2017

Quick, convenient and affordable: Travel between the Island and Vancouver in 5 easy steps

No more waiting in long ferry lineups or spending another night in a hotel after a day in the city

  • Apr 24, 2017

How Alberta’s oilsands traffic fuelled a Vancouver Island travel perk

There’s a new 35-minute evening flight between YVR and the Comox Valley airport.

  • Apr 17, 2017

Three reasons to beat the slow boat with a fast flight right now

Island traveller alert: A new evening flight from YVR to Comox Valley and Campbell River

  • Apr 10, 2017

The woman behind the wheel of Nanaimo’s award-winning dealership

In an industry traditionally dominated by males, Ann Marie Clark’s car dealership, Steve Marshall Ford Lincoln, continues to motor ahead.

  • Mar 13, 2017

Love of dogs a window to the soul

Steve Marshall Ford supportive of employee Michelle Godecke's work to foster Nanaimo SPCA dogs

  • Jan 16, 2017

Do you have forgotten money sitting in a dormant account?

Are you owed some of the $130 million in unclaimed funds sitting in dormant accounts in B.C.?

  • Nov 28, 2016

Three ways to keep your family safe on the road this fall

Check out these safety tips from BCAA for back-to-school and Halloween

  • Oct 12, 2016

Five French expressions you use in everyday conversation

French's importance in Canadian culture means it's not surprise that common expressions have worked their way into English.

  • Sep 14, 2016

I couldn’t hear them and I was the butt of the joke

'I wish I had addressed my hearing loss much, much sooner. It opens up everything,' says Paul Rodriguez

  • Aug 8, 2016

Black Press launches branded content for local business

This new format is known as "native advertising."

  • Aug 5, 2016

Bored kids? This could be the answer

This will make it easy to get the kids off the couch this summer

  • Jul 12, 2016

Hearing aids saved our marriage

Lynn Swainston say improving her husband John's hearing the 'best thing we've ever done'

  • Jul 11, 2016