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 […]
The purpose of The Port Theatre Society is to stimulate and enhance artistic, cultural, and economic activity of central Vancouver Island. At the Port Theatre they host 110,000 people each year to enjoy a variety of cultural performances and events. Through their partnerships and their programming, the Port Theatre has established itself as a community […]
Report to Council October 28. 2019 Findings & Recommendation: Impact on business and residents of homelessness and social disorder Click here to download the full report.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
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; […]