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Partnership to tackle Nanaimo homelessness begins implementation action Nanaimo, B.C – The City of Nanaimo’s Council led Health and Housing Task Force, which was established by Nanaimo City Council this year, in partnership with the Nanaimo Homeless Coalition, and United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island have joined forces with Turner Strategies and HelpSeeker to […]


Minute Men Moving & Storage

Minute Men Moving & Storage Facility Upgrade You may have heard that Minute Men Moving & Storage is expanding their facilities.  They are currently in the process of building a new warehouse, which is expected to be finished by April 2020. In building the new warehouse Minute Men is helping create multiple jobs in Nanaimo […]


2019 Nanaimo Busines Awards – Best Inclusive Employer

COCO Café is a Social Enterprise with a mission to provide employment, training, and socialization opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.  Their business model is unique to them.  Most similar community programs are just that, “community programs” where people with developmental disabilities are given the opportunity to participate in a workplace setting, not necessarily being […]


B. Gallant Gingerbread House Competition

For Immediate Release: October 28th, 2019 LAST Chance to Enter your Business in this Year’s DT Gingerbread Competition This 2019 holiday season, will be the 5th annual celebration of B Gallant Homes Gingerbread Competition in Downtown Nanaimo. Registration is now open for Nanaimo businesses to sign up for the competition that gives you a huge […]


2019 Nanaimo Business Awards – Best New Business

Cold Front Gelato specializes in making innovative gelato flavours while respecting the Italian tradition of using local, fresh ingredients. They pride themselves in their “from scratch” methods that involve the production of their own purées, syrups, and sauces to produce the highest quality, natural gelato. Cold Front also proudly serves Milano Coffee and a premium […]

2019 Nanaimo Business Awards – Best in Health Care Services

The Nanaimo Child Development Centre has been promoting optimum child development by serving children and youth with developmental needs and their families since 1967. The Nanaimo Child Development Centre is the oldest Child Development Centre across British Columbia.  Their services are free of charge.  Through generous individual and business community supporters they can provide support […]


2019 Nanaimo Business Awards – Best in Corporate Social Responsibility

Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island is a not for profit organization with a mission to provide affordable homeownership opportunities to families across the Mid-Vancouver Island Region.  Safe, decent, and affordable housing can have a transformative impact on families and on the communities in which they live.  Research shows that kids do better in school, parents’ […]

Candidate Added to Thursday Forum

NANAIMO – October 5, 2019 NANAIMO CHAMBER ANNOUNCES CANDIDATE ADDED TO FORUM The Nanaimo Chamber announced it will be adding Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada, to its Candidates Forum for the October 21 federal election. “This completes our efforts to secure representation from all the parties in the House in including Bob Chamberlin, NDP; […]