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SUMMER’S HERE AND THE TIME IS RIGHT…

Summer is here, and Nanaimo couldn’t be a more vibrant and exciting place to celebrate the season! Although our usual seasonal celebrations – Silly Boat Regatta, Bathtub Days and Night Market — may still be postponed, at least we can now gather in groups safely. Family reunions, block parties and small entertainment events can now […]

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A Long Journey to Build Trust and Achieve True Reconciliation

Last week, tragic news broke of the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. On behalf of the Nanaimo Chamber membership, we express our deepest condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc peoples and all Indigenous peoples who continue to endure the devastating impact and trauma of Canadian colonial actions […]

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A NEW BIA… DOWNTOWN NANAIMO’S BEST SELF-HELP TOOL!

In 2017 the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association suspended operations and businesses downtown quickly discovered the difference between having a group functioning to support business success and having nobody leading the way. Since then, different individuals, merchant groups, and the Chamber of Commerce have been contributing their energy to advocate for downtown businesses creating events […]

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TACKLING NANAIMO HOMELESSNESS

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 […]

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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 […]