Speakers for the Trees

In university, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the echo chamber of your own program. I found this to be quite true when I interviewed some students and professors in the forestry program—I introduced myself, and then had to explain…

Nanaimo’s Own: Good Life Juice

Good Life Juice is the only one of its kind on Vancouver Island; creating raw, unpasteurized juices meant to pack your body full of nutrients. Good Life Juice was started by Andrea Dershin in 2014, and she couldn't be more thrilled with…

Tap in to Nanaimo Craft Beer Week

Nanaimo is holding its third annual Nanaimo Craft Beer Week (NCBW) this month from February 15–23. Last year, Nanaimo welcomed a new brewery, Cliffside, and a new tap room, Craft Fare, both of which will be participating in NCBW. If you’re…

Modo Yoga Nanaimo

Skye Langlois is the studio manager of Modo Yoga in Nanaimo. Modo Yoga has two locations: one on Dufferin Crescent, and the other on Rutherford Road. Langlois has been a yoga teacher since 2015.  “What drew me to yoga was initially…