Events

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars

The race would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

 

The window of a wedding dress store with mannequins wearing face masks on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The store is closed because of COVID-19 lockdown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Darko Bandic

Delay the date: How the COVID-19 pandemic may alter weddings for years to come

Some couples might shift towards smaller soirees even after the pandemic lifts, says planner

 

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival is breaching for a COVID-safe return in March. (Poster photo by Owen Crosby)

Pacific Rim Whale Festival aims for virtual return in March

Educational celebration scheduled to arrive in Tofino-Ucluelet on March 15.

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival is breaching for a COVID-safe return in March. (Poster photo by Owen Crosby)
While COVID-19 regulations see prohibition of mass gatherings, people will be able to head to the Vancouver Island Exhibition fairgrounds at Beban Park for the A Taste of the Fair Food Truck Festival. Pictured here, a scene from last year’s VIEX. (News Bulletin file)

VIEX will take place during pandemic, but will be mostly virtual

Fairgrounds open for food truck festival Aug. 22-23, contests and entertainment all online

While COVID-19 regulations see prohibition of mass gatherings, people will be able to head to the Vancouver Island Exhibition fairgrounds at Beban Park for the A Taste of the Fair Food Truck Festival. Pictured here, a scene from last year’s VIEX. (News Bulletin file)
Old furniture and other unwanted household items can be put out on the curb for others to use this weekend during Nanaimo’s annual Reuse Rendezvous event. (News Bulletin file photo)

Reuse Rendezvous invites Nanaimo residents to get rid of items that others might want

Annual city-wide swap meet happens Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8-9

Old furniture and other unwanted household items can be put out on the curb for others to use this weekend during Nanaimo’s annual Reuse Rendezvous event. (News Bulletin file photo)
Lanterns displayed at Maffeo Sutton Park at last year’s Hiroshima Day event. (News Bulletin file photo)

Peace ceremony in Nanaimo will be a little different in a pandemic

Hiroshima Day will be observed during the afternoon Aug. 6 at Maffeo Sutton Park

Lanterns displayed at Maffeo Sutton Park at last year’s Hiroshima Day event. (News Bulletin file photo)
Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)

Could the COVID-19 pandemic mean the end of the traditional buffet?

Experts are asking events and restaurants to stay away from buffet-style meals

Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)
Ocean views, sophisticated style, caring customer service… and WINE!

Ocean views, sophisticated style, caring customer service… and WINE!

Old world charm and new world comforts make 40 Knots Winery the perfect event space

  • Feb 24, 2020
Ocean views, sophisticated style, caring customer service… and WINE!
20th Edge to Edge half marathon winner Tom Morrison reaches for a cup of water during Sunday’s downpour. Morrison said the race was “type two fun”: not fun at the time, but fun to talk about after. (Douglas Ludwig Photo)

Runners brave wet, windy weather for Ucluelet’s 20th Edge to Edge

“The spirit of the runners I have nothing but compliments.”

20th Edge to Edge half marathon winner Tom Morrison reaches for a cup of water during Sunday’s downpour. Morrison said the race was “type two fun”: not fun at the time, but fun to talk about after. (Douglas Ludwig Photo)