The Age Of Women Has Finally Arrived

Jeff Monson’s first produced play is finally about to rise on Nanaimo’s artistic horizon, after months of anticipation within Harbour City’s art scene.  The Age of Women will be Monson’s debut in live theatre, leaving the writer, actors, and ticket holders excited and nervous for the premiere, as the ongoing rumor of the play’s radically themed story … Continued

New Professional Lands Management Certificate for First Nations at VIU

VIU has added a Professional Lands Management Certification for First Nations (PLMC) to their Community Planning Program. It is a new certificate that will kick-off on in summer 2020. It is administered through National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA) and funded by Indigenous Services Canada. PLMC is a wonderful addition to the Community Planning program … Continued

VIU Mariners Land New Deal with Adidas and Kahunaverse Sports Group

VIU announced that the VIU Mariners have become official partners with Adidas and Kahunaverse Sports. On October 8, following the PACWEST court sport season openers, the Vancouver Island University Athletics and Recreation announced their official partnership with Adidas and Kahunaverse Sports Group. Kahunaverse Sports is now the official T-shirt, sports apparel, and uniform supplier for … Continued

Staying Safe in Spooktober

As summer sunlight slowly slips away, the cool crisp chill crawls up its unsuspecting victim’s spine. The days lose order as they get shorter and as the dead of night approaches, another deadline is missed. Yes, Spooky Season has arrived, and although you might not be chased by goblins, ghouls, or gaseous beings, you could … Continued

Poet Robert Hilles launches new book

On Thursday, October 3, Robert Hilles will be holding a book launch to present his new collection of poetry, Shimmer. The event is from 6:30–7:30 pm at the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library. Hilles lives on Salt Spring Island, and is a faculty member of the Creative Writing department at VIU, teaching both poetry and fiction.  A … Continued

Trades Discovery Building Honours Philanthropic Partner

VIU has recognized and honoured their long-term philanthropic partner, the Windsor Plywood Foundation, by adding their name to the Trades Discovery Centre.  A media release published by the University stated that building 108, which stands adjacent to Wakesiah Avenue and is connected to the Heavy Mechanical/ Carpentry Shop, now bears the name Windsor Plywood Trades Discovery Centre in acknowledgement … Continued

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