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135828news1Canadians awake to extra COVID-19 emergency benefit money, fear it’s a mistake
135820news2Count in Nanaimo indicates 25 per cent increase in homelessness
135815news3COVID-19: B.C. man charged after allegedly coughing on Mounties during arrest
135811news4Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
135813news5B.C. faith leaders, Horgan discuss need for virtual religious ceremonies
135809news6Emergency COVID-19 funding now available for children with special needs
135806news7Revenue dip needed to qualify for wage subsidy drops to 15% in March: Trudeau
135804news8B.C. closes all provincial parks for COVID-19 protection
135802news9Air Canada says it will apply for wage subsidy to rehire workers after cutting 16,500 jobs
135800news10Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans
135796news11Small businesses say fed’s singular approach to wage subsidies doesn’t fit them all
135786news12COVID-19 world update: Joy in Wuhan as lockdown lifted; Pope denounces profiteers
135782news13City council wants Nanaimo to be considered as a potential pilot site for safely supplied drugs
135784news14Thieves steal $5,000 worth of cigarettes and candy from semi trailer in Nanaimo
135772news15Truck loses a wheel in crash, keeps going, crashes again on Nanaimo’s Townsite Road
135768news16COVID-19: 4 new deaths, 25 new cases but only in Vancouver Coastal, Fraser Health
135760news17Comox spring training cancelled for Snowbirds next month
135758news18Some Cowichan schools to reopen for children of essential-services workers
135762news19RCMP call on kids to name latest foal recruits
135745news20Mid-Island Panago locations offer free pizza to first responders
135743news21Yukon agents placed at B.C. and N.W.T. boundaries to limit spread of COVID-19
135739news22Nanaimo man, allegedly drunk and high, arrested after climbing 100-foot tree
135737news23Logan Boulet Effect: Green Shirt Day calls on Canadians to become organ donors
135735news24Provincial, world leaders thank frontline workers on World Health Day
135733news25COVID-19: Trudeau says 30K ventilators on the way; 3.6M Canadians claim benefits
135728news26CBSA seizes 106-kg meth shipment from Mexico at B.C. examination facility
135726news27As Canadians return home amid pandemic, border crossings dip to just 5% of usual traffic
135724news28B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16
135718news29B.C. secures motel, hotel rooms for COVID-19 shelter space
135716news30Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says
135714news31B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval
135712news32N95 masks on the way for Canada after 3M reaches deal with White House
135695news33Nanaimo bylaw officers on the lookout for COVID-19 control infractions
135710news34U.S. emerging as common denominator in world’s struggle to secure medical gear
135702news35Canadian cities grapple over whether to give more room to pedestrians to spread out
135691news36Commercial landlords offering rent deferrals as economy hit by pandemic
135689news37Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash
135697news38Here’s how to talk to people who aren’t taking physical distancing seriously
135676news3975-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
135682news40Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
135678news41Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
135674news42B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
135672news43Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
135664news44Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
135662news45Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
135658news46Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash
135654news47Nanaimo school district uses contingency fund for emergency school repairs
135644news48COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
135640news49Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
135636news50As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
135634news51Canadians on board Coral Princess can disembark, fly home on chartered plane: Champage
135632news52House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown
135618news53BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
135616news54Nanaimo will be the community hardest-hit by ferry layoffs, union says
135614news55Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives amid pandemic
135612news56With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say
135609news57UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
135607news58Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare’s Tommy Douglas, dies
135603news59Canadians aboard COVID-19 stricken cruise ship to start coming home today
135600news60‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic
135605news61COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
135596news62Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
135594news63Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
135590news64Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
135588news65‘It’s like ghost towns:’ Canada’s border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes
135586news66Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
135582news67Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
135626news68Immunocompromised community call for more options to get groceries during COVID-19
135584news69B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
135578news70Woman arrested in Nanaimo after attempted RV break-in with owner inside
135574news71Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
135571news72COVID-19: Nanoose Bay man forges hearts for his community
135569news73B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19
135565news74New rail safety measures implemented in Canada
135561news75‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
135555news76Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
135567news77‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
135550news78Section of Bowen Road, in Nanaimo, closed due to water main break
135548news79Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
135543news80‘Little python’ found in Victoria apartment being cleaned for new renters
135541news81VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
135535news82Missing 17-year-old girl from Nanaimo and 36-year-old male companion seen in Vancouver
135533news83Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
135531news84Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
135546news85Water treatment already in place to combat COVID-19 in Nanaimo
135527news86COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
135520news87Number of COVID-19 deaths in B.C. rise to 35, while hospitalizations fall
135529news88COVID-19 hasn’t yet caused cancellation of Nanaimo’s Bathtub race or VIEX
135517news89VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
135515news90Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
135513news91Projections show between 3,000 and 15,000 could die from COVID-19 in Ontario
135511news92Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: B.C. association
135509news93No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
135505news94B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50-75% during COVID-19
135503news95Military to help fight COVID in Quebec; deaths pass 150 as cases near 12,000
135539news96Firefighters ordered to steer clear of most medical aid calls during COVID-19 pandemic
135500news97Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
135496news98B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
135494news99Suspect with pellet gun draws serious police response in downtown Nanaimo
135492news100Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
135488news101From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
135486news1023M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
135477news103COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
135473news104B.C. health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
135469news105Vancouver Island mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
135475news106Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
135465news107Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
135471news108Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
135463news109Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
135461news110City of Nanaimo takes measures to protect people experiencing homelessness during pandemic
135456news111UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
135454news112Shoplifting way down, break-and-enters up in Nanaimo during COVID-19 pandemic
135452news113B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
135448news114CN Rail notches record grain movement for March as it clears blockade backlog
135446news115B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
135450news116Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
135444news117Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage
135442news118IIO report clears Oceanside RCMP of responsibility for man’s injuries during suicide attempt
135440news119B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic
135438news120B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
135435news121North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
135427news122B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19
135431news123City of Nanaimo helps residents stave off boredom with ‘wellness bingo’
135425news124Ferry breaks down at Departure Bay, several sailings cancelled
135420news125B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
135418news126‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
135414news127Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
135412news128Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
135410news129‘We don’t need this right now’: B.C. man breaks up road rage incident
135408news130COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
135406news131COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
135404news132Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
135402news133Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
135400news134With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak
135398news135Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
135396news136Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
135391news137World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
135378news138‘Stay strong’ graffiti message offers encouragement in downtown Nanaimo
135380news139A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
135389news140Thieves break through wall to steal tools from home under construction
135371news141Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
135369news142Couple celebrates anniversary through a window at Nanaimo seniors’ home
135367news143‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
135359news144‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
135356news145Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
135350news146COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors
135382news147Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
135342news148Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
135340news149Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
135338news150Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
135336news151B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
135334news152First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
135332news153High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
135329news154Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
135326news155B.C. man sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
135324news156Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
135320news157Officials warn of COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions
135318news158Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons: public safety minister
135312news159World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
135308news1606.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
135306news161John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
135304news162B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
135310news163RDN enters into Stage 2 water restrictions, City of Nanaimo enters Stage 1
135294news164Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
135292news165Electric bike worth $3,000 stolen in Nanaimo’s north end
135290news166BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
135288news167B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
135286news168UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
135284news169Two arrested after man lies about COVID-19 illness to stay in Victoria Airbnb for free
135275news170COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
135271news171Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
135269news172Thieves taking advantage of empty streets, say Nanaimo RCMP
135258news173B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
135248news174COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
135241news17510% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
135237news176Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
135229news177World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
135226news178‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
135224news179Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
135222news180Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
135220news181Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
135218news182Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale
135211news183Nanaimo first responders salute health-care workers during COVID-19 pandemic
135207news184Nanaimo RCMP hope to solve ring mystery
135209news185BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
135202news186Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
135200news187Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
135195news188‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
135185news189Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
135161news190Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
135165news191’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
135155news192Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
135153news193Beefs & Bouquets page helps restore Nanaimo woman’s pet memorial
135121news194Firefighters put out structure fire on Dockside Way in Nanaimo
135133news195Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
135125news196‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
135108news197Nanaimo sheep farmer voices fears over flung dog feces
135141news198IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
135057news199Nanaimo doctors asking for donations of masks and gloves during COVID-19 fight
135045news200Nanaimo MLA part of historic near-empty legislative sitting that passed COVID-19 measures
135065news201Nanaimo school district to develop learning plan to account for COVID-19
135041news202Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
135039news203B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
135033news204B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
135031news205B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
134991news206Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
134986news207UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
134984news20867 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
134980news209Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
134978news210‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
135009news211B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
134976news212Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
134972news213Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
134968news214COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
134957news215BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
134955news216B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
134953news217COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
134946news218B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
134942news219RDN Transit asking people not to take the bus unless they need to during COVID-19 pandemic
134938news220UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP say missing 16-year-old girl has been found
134936news221COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
134932news222BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
134928news223Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
134907news224With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
134920news225B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
134884news226Nanaimo, Tom Harris foundations launch fund for COVID-19 charitable relief
134882news227RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
134880news228UPDATE: Missing Nanoose Bay teen found
134878news22966 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
134876news230Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
134865news231Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
134863news232RCMP looking for missing 64-year-old Nanaimo man
134861news233B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
134859news234COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
134838news235Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
134836news236Family physicians in Nanaimo stress fundamentals in COVID-19 fight
134834news237Famed Victoria wolf Takaya shot and killed on south coast of Vancouver Island
134832news238Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
134825news239Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
134790news240Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
134778news241Regional District of Nanaimo wants to self-isolate during COVID-19 pandemic
134784news242VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
134752news243Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-and-enter at Nanaimo daycare
134771news244RDN Transit reducing bus trips due to COVID-19
134739news245Nanaimo business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
135798business1Vancity temporarily cuts credit card interest rates to zero for those in need
135770business2COVID-19: Don’t get away for Easter weekend, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
135745business3Mid-Island Panago locations offer free pizza to first responders
135660business4B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
135652business5Business outlook soft even before shock of COVID-19, Bank of Canada says
135638business6Parkland Fuel nears completion of maintenance work at B.C. refinery
135630business7Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
135563business8Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
135524business9Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
135507business10Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
135373business11Nanaimo air compressor business helps manufacture parts for COVID-19 fight
135352business12BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
135277business13No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
135246business14New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
135213business15Nanaimo merchants struggle to find a new ‘business as usual’ during COVID-19 pandemic
135159business16LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
134993business17Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
134964business18B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
134951business19Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
134844business20West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
134767business21UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
135699sports1Nanaimo arenacross racer wins double championship
134653sports2Nanaimo Clippers choose Kovich to be next team captain
134476sports3Nanaimo’s fit folks won’t let social distancing keep them from their workouts
133740sports4VIU Mariners women win third straight national title
133567sports5UPDATE: Clippers’ playoff run comes to an end as hockey championships cancelled
133553sports6National basketball championships at VIU cancelled
133476sports7Former star returns to Nanaimo Timbermen organization to coach juniors
133398sports8VIU Mariners skate into post-season action
133066sports9Nanaimo Clippers sweep through first round with 2-1 win over Bulldogs
135580sports10QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
132858sports11BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs look to avoid elimination against Nanaimo Clippers
135354sports1255+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
132926sports13Buccaneers on the brink after Game 5 loss to Storm
135083sports14QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
132580sports15Nanaimo Clippers winning big to start BCHL playoffs
134868sports16BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
132491sports17Storm score a Game 2 win against Buccaneers
132359sports18Nanaimo Redmen become Nanaimo Seahawks
132336sports19Nanaimo Buccaneers win in overtime in playoff opener
132034sports20VIU hoops teams head into provincials on winning note
132019sports21Nanaimo Clippers win Island Division, will face Alberni in playoffs
131838sports22Nanaimo sports standouts celebrated for their achievements
131759sports23Nanaimo loses longtime soccer supporter
131634sports24Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards to celebrate the best in local sports
131351sports25Captain says nothing beats VIU volleyball program
131504sports26Quarterway, Cilaire have the right touch in football playoffs
130967sports27VIU Mariners women closing in on an unbeaten season
130757sports2822 youths qualify for B.C. Winter Games
130683sports29NDSS edges Dover in first-place showdown
130685sports30Senior A Timbermen add playmaker with their first draft pick
130210sports31Harlem Globetrotters hoop it up in Nanaimo
129917sports32Harlem Globetrotters tipping off at VIU gym
130006sports33Nanaimo’s Bastion club wants to get off to a running start
129588sports34Pro wrestler Raven to re-live ECW, WCW, WWE days
130674sports35Cedar 12K run is this weekend
129586sports36VIU volleyball wins all its matches
129301sports37Curling teams ‘rock the ice’ at Nanaimo bonspiel
129192sports38Clippers defenceman wins BCHL Community Hero Award
128983sports39VIU basketball teams winners in first home games of new year
128860sports40VIU Mariners teams back on home court
128808sports41Lacrosse season isn’t far off in Nanaimo
128456sports42Goalie scores a goal, Nanaimo Clippers win
128159sports43Dover Bay beats Vanier, basketball teams will be busy with tourneys
128070sports44Buccaneers shut out Storm, prepare to host Prospects Game
127891sports45Goalie chosen player of the month, Clippers hold on to first place
135794life3Denim Daze
135628life4Life and style with Claudia Knoglinger
135484life5Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
135316life6Life and style with Tara Elston
135826opinion1Beefs & Bouquets, April 8
135731opinion2COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you
135708opinion3LETTER TO THE EDITOR: RDN’s essential services maintained during pandemic
135704opinion4LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clarity on COVID-19 locations would help
135706opinion5COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19
135598opinion6B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
135522opinion7Column: Good food at farmers’ markets an essential service during pandemic
135344opinion8Beefs & Bouquets, April 1
135063opinion9LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One-percenters can help in COVID-19 crisis
135059opinion10LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COVID-19 symptoms must be taken seriously
134982opinion11LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo hospital staff say lives depend on stopping spread of COVID-19
134741opinion12Beefs & Bouquets, March 25
135826home1Beefs & Bouquets, April 8
135820home2Count in Nanaimo indicates 25 per cent increase in homelessness
135784home3Thieves steal $5,000 worth of cigarettes and candy from semi trailer in Nanaimo
135782home4City council wants Nanaimo to be considered as a potential pilot site for safely supplied drugs
135772home5Truck loses a wheel in crash, keeps going, crashes again on Nanaimo’s Townsite Road
135755home6Nanaimo company offering free soil for self-isolators to get into gardening
135739home7Nanaimo man, allegedly drunk and high, arrested after climbing 100-foot tree
135708home8LETTER TO THE EDITOR: RDN’s essential services maintained during pandemic
135720home9Nanaimo musician raises funds for the White Room through live stream concert
135704home10LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clarity on COVID-19 locations would help
135699home11Nanaimo arenacross racer wins double championship
135678home12Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
135654home13Nanaimo school district uses contingency fund for emergency school repairs
135618home14BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
135578home15Woman arrested in Nanaimo after attempted RV break-in with owner inside
135576home16Community strength urged in combatting COVID-19 in Nanaimo
135571home17COVID-19: Nanoose Bay man forges hearts for his community
135567home18‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
135546home19Water treatment already in place to combat COVID-19 in Nanaimo
135539home20Firefighters ordered to steer clear of most medical aid calls during COVID-19 pandemic
135584home21B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
135529home22COVID-19 hasn’t yet caused cancellation of Nanaimo’s Bathtub race or VIEX
135515home23Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire
135522home24Column: Good food at farmers’ markets an essential service during pandemic
135494home25Suspect with pellet gun draws serious police response in downtown Nanaimo
135461home26City of Nanaimo takes measures to protect people experiencing homelessness during pandemic
135456home27UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
135454home28Shoplifting way down, break-and-enters up in Nanaimo during COVID-19 pandemic
135431home29City of Nanaimo helps residents stave off boredom with ‘wellness bingo’
135425home30Ferry breaks down at Departure Bay, several sailings cancelled
135442home31IIO report clears Oceanside RCMP of responsibility for man’s injuries during suicide attempt
135389home32Thieves break through wall to steal tools from home under construction
135404home33Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
135373home34Nanaimo air compressor business helps manufacture parts for COVID-19 fight
135369home35Couple celebrates anniversary through a window at Nanaimo seniors’ home
135344home36Beefs & Bouquets, April 1
135310home37RDN enters into Stage 2 water restrictions, City of Nanaimo enters Stage 1
135280home38Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
135292home39Electric bike worth $3,000 stolen in Nanaimo’s north end
135213home40Nanaimo merchants struggle to find a new ‘business as usual’ during COVID-19 pandemic
135211home41Nanaimo first responders salute health-care workers during COVID-19 pandemic
135204home42Musicians in quarantine thank Nanaimo neighbours with backyard performance
135207home43Nanaimo RCMP hope to solve ring mystery
135153home44Beefs & Bouquets page helps restore Nanaimo woman’s pet memorial
134938home45UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP say missing 16-year-old girl has been found
135121home46Firefighters put out structure fire on Dockside Way in Nanaimo
135108home47Nanaimo sheep farmer voices fears over flung dog feces
135065home48Nanaimo school district to develop learning plan to account for COVID-19
135063home49LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One-percenters can help in COVID-19 crisis
135059home50LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COVID-19 symptoms must be taken seriously
135045home51Nanaimo MLA part of historic near-empty legislative sitting that passed COVID-19 measures
135009home52B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
134968home53COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
134946home54B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
134886home55Nanaimo artist creates and shares colouring book pages online for those in isolation
134884home56Nanaimo, Tom Harris foundations launch fund for COVID-19 charitable relief
134863home57RCMP looking for missing 64-year-old Nanaimo man
134836home58Family physicians in Nanaimo stress fundamentals in COVID-19 fight
134880home59UPDATE: Missing Nanoose Bay teen found
134846home60Port Theatre expansion project halts following denial of $15.5-million grant
134752home61Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-and-enter at Nanaimo daycare
134771home62RDN Transit reducing bus trips due to COVID-19
135815home21COVID-19: B.C. man charged after allegedly coughing on Mounties during arrest
135718home22B.C. secures motel, hotel rooms for COVID-19 shelter space
135811home23Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
135813home24B.C. faith leaders, Horgan discuss need for virtual religious ceremonies
135809home25Emergency COVID-19 funding now available for children with special needs
135806home26Revenue dip needed to qualify for wage subsidy drops to 15% in March: Trudeau
135804home27B.C. closes all provincial parks for COVID-19 protection
135802home28Air Canada says it will apply for wage subsidy to rehire workers after cutting 16,500 jobs
135800home29Canadians urged to include pets in their COVID-19 emergency plans
135770home210COVID-19: Don’t get away for Easter weekend, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
135786home211COVID-19 world update: Joy in Wuhan as lockdown lifted; Pope denounces profiteers
135733home212COVID-19: Trudeau says 30K ventilators on the way; 3.6M Canadians claim benefits
135695home213Nanaimo bylaw officers on the lookout for COVID-19 control infractions
135669home214Nanaimo barbershop quartet records musical tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry
135620home215Nanaimo’s Lauren Spencer-Smith advances to American Idol top 20
135731home216COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you
135616home217Nanaimo will be the community hardest-hit by ferry layoffs, union says
135760home218Comox spring training cancelled for Snowbirds next month
135762home219RCMP call on kids to name latest foal recruits
135750home220Physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19
135726home221As Canadians return home amid pandemic, border crossings dip to just 5% of usual traffic
135745home222Mid-Island Panago locations offer free pizza to first responders
135737home223Logan Boulet Effect: Green Shirt Day calls on Canadians to become organ donors
135728home224CBSA seizes 106-kg meth shipment from Mexico at B.C. examination facility
135724home225B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16
135716home226Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says
135714home227B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval
135712home228N95 masks on the way for Canada after 3M reaches deal with White House
135706home229COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19
135674home230B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
135697home231Here’s how to talk to people who aren’t taking physical distancing seriously
135758home232Some Cowichan schools to reopen for children of essential-services workers
135676home23375-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
135682home234Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
135636home235As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
135609home236UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
135664home237Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
135662home238Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
135660home239B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
135640home240Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
135666home241Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
135644home242COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
135507home243Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
135630home244Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
135626home245Immunocompromised community call for more options to get groceries during COVID-19
135590home246Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
135594home247Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
135582home248Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
135378home249‘Stay strong’ graffiti message offers encouragement in downtown Nanaimo
135509home250No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
135605home251COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
135596home252Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
135598home253B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
135580home254QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
135586home255Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
135535home256Missing 17-year-old girl from Nanaimo and 36-year-old male companion seen in Vancouver
135458home257Nanaimo Art Gallery teen art group creating COVID-19-inspired art
135574home258Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
135563home259Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
135555home260Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
135550home261Section of Bowen Road, in Nanaimo, closed due to water main break
135552home262Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
135548home263Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
135543home264‘Little python’ found in Victoria apartment being cleaned for new renters
135533home265Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
135531home266Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
135527home267COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
135524home268Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
135511home269Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: B.C. association
135500home270Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
135496home271B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
135492home272Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
135463home273Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
135490home274How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
135486home2753M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
135477home276COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
135473home277B.C. health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
135469home278Vancouver Island mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
135475home279Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
135465home280Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
135471home281Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
135452home282B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
135446home283B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
135418home284‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
135438home285B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
135435home286North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
135359home287‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
135342home288Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
135433home289COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
135420home290B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
135414home291Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
135412home292Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
135367home293‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
135408home294COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
135406home295COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
135402home296Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
135398home297Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
135396home298Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
135391home299World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
135380home2100A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
135269home2101Thieves taking advantage of empty streets, say Nanaimo RCMP
135354home210255+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
135352home2103BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
135371home2104Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
135356home2105Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
135348home2106Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
135382home2107Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
135340home2108Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
135338home2109Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
135336home2110B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
135288home2111B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
135332home2112High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
135329home2113Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
135326home2114B.C. man sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
135324home2115Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
135286home2116UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
135312home2117World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
135308home21186.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
135306home2119John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
135294home2120Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
135161home2121Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
135290home2122BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
135299home2123Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
135284home2124Two arrested after man lies about COVID-19 illness to stay in Victoria Airbnb for free
135277home2125No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
135241home212610% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
135275home2127COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
135273home2128Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
135271home2129Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
135258home2130B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
135246home2131New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
135243home2132Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
135057home2133Nanaimo doctors asking for donations of masks and gloves during COVID-19 fight
135250home2134Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
135248home2135COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
135237home2136Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
135229home2137World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
135226home2138‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
135224home2139Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
135222home2140Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
135220home2141Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
135209home2142BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
135185home2143Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
135202home2144Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
135200home2145Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
135195home2146‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
134986home2147UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
135165home2148’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
135159home2149LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
135141home2150IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
135039home2151B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
135125home2152‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
135133home2153Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
134972home2154Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
134982home2155LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo hospital staff say lives depend on stopping spread of COVID-19
134882home2156RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
135043home2157Food program available for Nanaimo youths during COVID-19 pandemic
135083home2158QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
134942home2159RDN Transit asking people not to take the bus unless they need to during COVID-19 pandemic
135072home2160‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
135041home2161Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
135035home2162Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
135033home2163B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
135031home2164B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
134995home2165COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
134991home2166Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
134989home2167Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available
134984home216867 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
134978home2169‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
134976home2170Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
134966home2171BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
134951home2172Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
134953home2173COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
134932home2174BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
134936home2175COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
134778home2176Regional District of Nanaimo wants to self-isolate during COVID-19 pandemic
134775home2177Nanaimo teen singer Lauren Spencer-Smith releases new EP ‘Mixed Emotions’
134739home2178Nanaimo business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
134741home2179Beefs & Bouquets, March 25
134907home2180With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
134920home2181B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
134859home2182COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
134876home2183Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
134868home2184BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
134865home2185Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
134861home2186B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
134844home2187West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
134838home2188Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
134834home2189Famed Victoria wolf Takaya shot and killed on south coast of Vancouver Island
134832home2190Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
134825home2191Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
134790home2192Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
134767home2193UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
135764entertainment1Gabriola musician launches new livestream series featuring indigenous artists
135669entertainment2Nanaimo barbershop quartet records musical tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry
135620entertainment3Nanaimo’s Lauren Spencer-Smith advances to American Idol top 20
135458entertainment4Nanaimo Art Gallery teen art group creating COVID-19-inspired art
135433entertainment5COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
135364entertainment6Nanaimo author sympathizes with misshapen produce in new children’s book
135296entertainment7Nanaimo singer makes most of newfound free time, releasing new book and EP
135243entertainment8Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
135204entertainment9Musicians in quarantine thank Nanaimo neighbours with backyard performance
135169entertainment10Gabriola artists’ meet-ups move online in response to COVID-19
134974entertainment11Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
134886entertainment12Nanaimo artist creates and shares colouring book pages online for those in isolation
134846entertainment13Port Theatre expansion project halts following denial of $15.5-million grant
134775entertainment14Nanaimo teen singer Lauren Spencer-Smith releases new EP ‘Mixed Emotions’
134745entertainment15Collage artist presents arctic glamour in live-streamed Nanaimo exhibit
135666trending-now1Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
135490trending-now2How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
135348trending-now3Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
135273trending-now4Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
135239trending-now5‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
135083trending-now6QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
135035trending-now7Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
135755community1Nanaimo company offering free soil for self-isolators to get into gardening
135576community2Community strength urged in combatting COVID-19 in Nanaimo
135280community3Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
135043community4Food program available for Nanaimo youths during COVID-19 pandemic
134445community5Nanaimo neighbourhoods asked to show the love in front windows
134322community6United Way asks for ‘local love’ for community’s most vulnerable in COVID-19 crisis
133126community7Naked bungy jumping in Nanaimo will be good for one’s mental health
132874community8Women’s day now includes women’s march
132024community9Clippers team up to do good work around Nanaimo
132563community10French Canadian culture and sweet treats at festival in Nanaimo
132459community11Wee Tipple Party whiskies and fine foods nourish Nanaimo’s performing arts
132374community12Francophone festivities in Nanaimo this weekend
132085community13Nanaimo mall hosting ‘dance up to bullies’ event on Pink Shirt Day
131713community14Coldest Night of the Year walkers to brave elements this weekend
131343community15Quilting a labour of love for Nanaimo women’s church group
131173community16Nanaimo restaurant patron recognized as a life-saver
129576community17St. Mary’s Church to celebrate 30 years with community dinner
129556community18Robbie Burns Day recognized with bagpipes and haggis
129590community19Lantzville therapeutic riding association hoping for a rise of side walkers
128183community20Nanaimo Highland dancers will put best feet forward to help during Australia wildfires
127392community21City of Nanaimo’s New Year’s Eve bash will be a blockbuster
127273community22Nanaimo’s bold swimmers will brave the waves on Boxing Day
127277community23Nanaimo students hope coins at Christmas make positive change for less fortunate
126962community24Coins for Kids busy collecting to support charities for children
126521community25Coins converted to Christmas toys
125888community26Coats for Christmas organizes collection events at Maffeo Sutton Park
125726community27Give and Go donation drive for holiday charities happens this week
125649community28Coins can add up to a merrier Christmas for kids
125602community29RCMP Victim Services cashes in on shredding
125577community30VIU hopes Giving Tuesday efforts can make education more accessible
125521community31NDSS students give back to community with Empty Bowl fundraiser
125476community32Donations of food, money and time needed for Nanaimo Christmas hampers
125153community33Salvation Army in dire need of volunteers for Christmas Kettle Campaign
124924community34Kris Kringle Craft Market brings holiday magic to Nanaimo
124857community35Nanaimo hospital foundation trying to Light the Trees to combat colon cancer
124244community36The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive launches 37th year collecting presents for kids
124939community37Santa Claus will fly in and set up workshop downtown
124179community38Dinner celebrating all things Cedar will include ‘patchwork of pies’
124060community39Eden Gardens’ calendar sure to be a chart-topper
123706community40Organizers bringing heavy artillery to Nanaimo’s inaugural Great Pumpkin Toss
123553community41Anonymous donor in Nanaimo buys $1,200 worth of Girl Guide cookies to give to charity
122736community42Poppies bloom for Royal Canadian Legion campaign
122713community43Monster Dash supports newly merged society in Nanaimo
135750community44Physiotherapists turn to technology to reach patients during COVID-19
135720community45Nanaimo musician raises funds for the White Room through live stream concert
135552community46Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
135299community47Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
135250community48Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
135083community49QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
135072community50‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
134995community51COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
134989community52Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available
135622marketplace1April is Construction Month in BC
135361marketplace2Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
135708letters1LETTER TO THE EDITOR: RDN’s essential services maintained during pandemic
135704letters2LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clarity on COVID-19 locations would help
135063letters3LETTER TO THE EDITOR: One-percenters can help in COVID-19 crisis
135059letters4LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COVID-19 symptoms must be taken seriously
134982letters5LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nanaimo hospital staff say lives depend on stopping spread of COVID-19
135828video1Canadians awake to extra COVID-19 emergency benefit money, fear it’s a mistake
135772video2Truck loses a wheel in crash, keeps going, crashes again on Nanaimo’s Townsite Road
135768video3COVID-19: 4 new deaths, 25 new cases but only in Vancouver Coastal, Fraser Health
135672video4Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
135385social-matters1Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
116492sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island