BookFest to show Canada youth literature

Vancouver Island Children’s Book Festival (BookFest) will once again be celebrating and encouraging Canadian children and youth literature. The Nanaimo event hosts authors and illustrators from across Canada and nearly all genres that can…

Malaspina Theatre gets a facelift

The sound of construction is now a common background noise to anyone on the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. With the new Health and Science building a construction staple on the Nanaimo campus, the automotive building’s new…

Deadly rabbit disease strikes Nanaimo

An email was received by students on February 28, sent on behalf of VIU’s Health and Safety department regarding reports of dead rabbits around campus, and even down in the Rotary Bowl area. At the time, there was no answer to what was…