Community

NIC students hit the books as the new school year starts

The Mount Waddington campus relocated last year and faculty expressed a sense of settling in.

Incredible effort by amateur pet detectives brings home lost B.C. dog

Community effort in Campbell River helps reunite Yorkshire terrier-chihuahua Jax with family

Community Futures/Ragged Edge hold annual Gazette Hamper Fund barbecue

$5,000 raised for The Gazette Hamper Fund at barbecue fundraiser!

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Vancouver Island elders share words of wisdom

Big Read: Seniors weigh in on what our youth are getting right — and what they might be missing

Nominations open for Vancouver Island family business awards

Family Business Association Vancouver Island accepting nominations until Oct. 12

Tour de Rock fundraiser brings in $2,300 from McNeill drag races

“This was all thanks to Brenda Coe and the volunteers that assisted”

10 B.C. cities to pilot new program against childhood obesity

Healthy Family Living program being tested in 10 communities, including Chilliwack

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.

Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Big read: Fourteen picture-perfect places to catch a few rays this long weekend

VIDEO: Humpbacks breach so close man can smell whale

B.C. man could have reached out and touched ‘playful’ whales

Island Health offers back to school tips to combat anxiety and stress

Students return to school after Labour Day

  • Aug 29, 2018

Midwives celebrate 20 years in B.C.

Almost triple the number since 1998.

Island Health offers back to school nutrition tips

Hydration is also important - send them to school with a water bottle

  • Aug 28, 2018

First ever Hyde Creek Music Festival draws huge crowd

All in all, it was another fantastic North Island event for a great cause!

Community Futures BBQ fundraiser and open house coming up Sept. 7

All proceeds and donations raised will be going to the Gazette Hamper Fund.

NIC’s new Aboriginal Leadership certificate program

“There’s a high demand on Vancouver Island for workers with experience working with First Nations”

Endangered Leatherback Turtle spotted near Vancouver Island

The rare moment was captured by Jeremy Koreski and former Vancouver Canucks defenceman Willie Mitchell

OrcaFest 2018 – A whale of a good time!

The festival featured events, great food, and booths full of merchandise.

White Spot records B.C. Pirate Pak record day

Popular B.C.-Alberta event raises more than $116,000 to send kids and adults to Zajac Ranch