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Naomi Nicholson of Secluded Wellness in Port Alberni has many tools to draw upon in working with you to develop a personal health plan. Photo by Darran Chaisson

Get your new year cooking with essentials online workshop!

Wellness centre in Port Alberni makes it easy to learn health-related techniques at home

  • Dec 30, 2019
Mother and daughter, father and son: Cedar Coast Heating and Mechanical is a family business with deep roots on Vancouver Island. Brenden Talbot, Summer Fragomeni-Hay, Rick Talbot and Rhi Clark are happy to help with your home heating system.

What’s the biggest drain on homeowner’s pocketbooks?

When it comes to your home, who do you trust to keep you cozy and care-free?

  • Dec 23, 2019
Nanaimo laundry service does more than soak your socks

Nanaimo laundry service does more than soak your socks

Service offers one way to help seniors stay in their homes

  • Dec 23, 2019
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How can you tell if a raptor is healthy? Give it a check-up!
Galaxy Motors: Free car washes and oil changes? Yes we do!
Overdose Prevention Guide shares vital resources close to home

Overdose Prevention Guide shares vital resources close to home

Black Press Media, community supporters shine light on opioid crisis and local response

  • Dec 16, 2019
Overdose Prevention Guide shares vital resources close to home
The Lakeside Dental team share their gratitude for 32 years of serving central Island patients, and best wishes for the year ahead.

Looking forward at decade’s end with gratitude and thanks

Central Island dentist reflects on a rewarding practice, and the opportunities to come

  • Dec 16, 2019
The Lakeside Dental team share their gratitude for 32 years of serving central Island patients, and best wishes for the year ahead.
Take the ‘Trail Test Drive’ at new appliance showroom in Nanaimo

Take the ‘Trail Test Drive’ at new appliance showroom in Nanaimo

Dreaming of a dishwasher that accommodates your large glassware? A laundry machine…

  • Dec 9, 2019
Take the ‘Trail Test Drive’ at new appliance showroom in Nanaimo
Win this jaw-dropping Vancouver Island home

Win this jaw-dropping Vancouver Island home

VGH Millionaire Lottery: Win a $3.3 million Grand Prize – and support a great cause

  • Dec 9, 2019
Win this jaw-dropping Vancouver Island home
Giving others a hand up is a precious gift

Giving others a hand up is a precious gift

Your financial or volunteer support helps Island Crisis Care Society deliver much-needed programs

  • Dec 2, 2019
Giving others a hand up is a precious gift
’Wild’ 3D laser show returns to North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre

’Wild’ 3D laser show returns to North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre

“Wow.” That’s the reaction staff of the non-profit North Island Wildlife Recovery…

  • Dec 2, 2019
’Wild’ 3D laser show returns to North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH

Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH

‘My angels are the trauma team, all the doctors at VGH, and the first responders’

  • Dec 2, 2019
Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH
Endoscopic RNs Alison Lemon, Peace Wiggers, Daniela Cermakova, Robyn Ashcroft. The Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation is raising funds for an additional surgical unit to reduce wait times and expand services.

$1 million surgical suite on Nanaimo District Hospital Foundation’s Christmas Wish List

Annual Nanaimo funding drive hopes to reduce surgery wait times and expand services

  • Nov 25, 2019
Endoscopic RNs Alison Lemon, Peace Wiggers, Daniela Cermakova, Robyn Ashcroft. The Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation is raising funds for an additional surgical unit to reduce wait times and expand services.
Very Merry Vancouver awaits

Very Merry Vancouver awaits

BC Staycationers warming to holiday getaways: daily prizes online, chance to win a trip to Vancouver

  • Nov 25, 2019
Very Merry Vancouver awaits
Symphony Rehabilitation introduced the EQ Brain Tracking app, the world’s first U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared, gamified, mobile neurological assessment tool, to Nanaimo over the summer as part of their new Neuroperformance Brain Health Program.

Detect concussions early with game-changing neurological assessment app

EQ Brain Tracking app part of new Symphony Rehabilitation Neuroperformance Brain Health Program

  • Nov 18, 2019
Symphony Rehabilitation introduced the EQ Brain Tracking app, the world’s first U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared, gamified, mobile neurological assessment tool, to Nanaimo over the summer as part of their new Neuroperformance Brain Health Program.
After almost seven decades serving Nanaimo, George Smythies and partner Terry West are transferring the Charles O. Smythies and Associates business and office to Bennett Land Surveying Nanaimo.

Bennett Land Surveying combines legacy of local service with unique new technology

After almost 70 years in the area, Nanaimo company passes the transit to innovative surveyors

  • Nov 18, 2019
After almost seven decades serving Nanaimo, George Smythies and partner Terry West are transferring the Charles O. Smythies and Associates business and office to Bennett Land Surveying Nanaimo.
BC Cancer Radiation Oncologist Dr. Scott Tyldesley.

A new era for radiation therapy

Mounting evidence suggests precision radiation therapy leads to better outcomes for cancer patients

  • Nov 11, 2019
BC Cancer Radiation Oncologist Dr. Scott Tyldesley.
Deposits for some bottles has doubled! Here’s how to keep refund revenue local

Deposits for some bottles has doubled! Here’s how to keep refund revenue local

The refund for non-alcohol beverage containers up to a litre in size…

  • Nov 11, 2019
Deposits for some bottles has doubled! Here’s how to keep refund revenue local
25 years of goodness: Training nutritionists to help others enjoy better health

25 years of goodness: Training nutritionists to help others enjoy better health

Canadian School of Natural Nutrition hosting info open house Nov. 16 in Nanaimo

  • Nov 4, 2019
25 years of goodness: Training nutritionists to help others enjoy better health
Nanaimo-based professional red seal journeyman painter Crystal Miller shares tips, before-and-after photos and more on her company’s Facebook page, CNS Paint & Paper.

Behind the drop cloth: Room painting tips from a professional

Feeling inspired to change the look of your home or business, but…

  • Nov 4, 2019
Nanaimo-based professional red seal journeyman painter Crystal Miller shares tips, before-and-after photos and more on her company’s Facebook page, CNS Paint & Paper.
Discover your rewarding health care career with the click of a mouse!

Discover your rewarding health care career with the click of a mouse!

New BC website highlights opportunities for on-demand Health Care Assistants

  • Oct 28, 2019
Discover your rewarding health care career with the click of a mouse!
Major Nanaimo art exhibit celebrates breadth of local talent

Major Nanaimo art exhibit celebrates breadth of local talent

Nanaimo Fine Art Show fills Conference Centre Nov. 1 to 3

  • Oct 28, 2019
Major Nanaimo art exhibit celebrates breadth of local talent