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A Walk in the Park

The parking lot was full at one of my favourite childhood parks. I was slightlyRead more ›

Tidesman Concert for Costin Hall

May Events

Sunday, May 3 – 11am – Battle of the Atlantic 70th Anniversary Service at theRead more ›

Swing Dancing Etc… at Costin Hall

Friday, April 3rd (Good Friday) Costin Hall, 7232 Lanzville Rd. Contact: 250-390-2625 $10 at theRead more ›

Lantzville Legion Events: March

Lantzville  Legion Events   Sat, March 7 – 6-8 pm –  Steak & Beverage FundraiserRead more ›

Social Dancing at Costin Hall: “Swing Etc”

Friday, Feb 6th. 7:00 – 10:00 $10 admission A “Solo Swing Basics” Mini Workshop willRead more ›

Lantzville Legion Schedule

Mon. Feb. 9 – 2 pm – Ladies Auxiliary Meeting Sat. Feb. 14 – 6-12Read more ›

Obituary: Vernon Curtis Chic

Vernon Curtis Chic March 22, 1946 to August 26, 2014 Vernon Curtis Chic slipped awayRead more ›

“Medicare trial” interveners call on BC government to protect patients and uphold public health care rules

Vancouver – The BC Health Coalition and Canadian Doctors for Medicare welcome the possible resolutionRead more ›

Raising the Flag at the Cenotaph

Lantzville resident and Legion member Harvey Bist raising flag at cenotaph dedication. Huddlestone Park, AugustRead more ›

Submission: Public Health Care

We risk losing Canada’s public health care system in 2014 Right now, there’s a dangerousRead more ›

RDN Notice: Board Appointments

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Tate Celebrates 60th with Classical and Jazz Concert

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Dixieland Dance at Costin Hall, May 24th

This was an exciting evening of entertainment and the chance to mingle during a PotRead more ›

Island Soul Choir: Be Your Own Light!

Sunday, June 8th 2:30 pm at the Port Theatre Nanaimo with special guests Dawn PembertonRead more ›

Lantzville Farmers Market Opening Day

It’s springtime and what is more exciting than the prospect of fresh local produce providedRead more ›

Nanaimo Youth Fiddlers at Costin Hall

The Nanaimo Youth Fiddlers are bringing their music to Lantzville! Join them on Friday, MayRead more ›

Traditional Jazz Fest

The Dixie Downbeat Jazz Band is coming to Lantzvilles own Costin Hall on Saturday, MayRead more ›

Access to Justice: What does it mean to YOU?

Access to Justice: What does it mean to YOU? VANCOUVER, BC – The Canadian BarRead more ›

BC Culture Days Workshops

BC Culture Days Workshops In Communities Throughout BC Williams Lake, Cranbrook, Penticton, Nanaimo, Port Moody, Terrace,Read more ›

Garbage Incinerator at Duke Point is a Bad Idea

The proposal to build an incinerator at Duke Point to burn garbage from Metro VancouverRead more ›

The Small Things Below the Tides

The small things bellow the tides by Stephanie Brown I lived in Lantzville up untilRead more ›

Short Fiction Contest

The Islands Short Fiction Contest is back, co-sponsored by the Nanaimo Arts Council, the VancouverRead more ›

Webinars Available for People with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Webinars available for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes Starting February 13, theRead more ›

VISFF 2014 Short Film Festival Draws Large Crowd

The ninth annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival was a resounding success with a recordRead more ›

For-Profit Clinics Attack Medicare in Court, Seek US-style System

BC Health Coalition & Canadian Doctors for Medicare   We risk losing Canadian Medicare asRead more ›

Vancouver Island Short Film Festival Fast Approaching

This year’s VISFF, the ninth edition of a constantly growing film festival, is just aRead more ›

Tenders for Janitorial Contract


Local Sculptor to Captain Team BC in Quebec Winter Carnival

Local Sculptor Aaron Grant to Captain Team BC in  Prestigious International Snow Sculpture Competition atRead more ›

Official Selection for the 2014 VISFF

Fifteen films have been chosen for screening at the 9th annual Vancouver Island Short FilmRead more ›

Vancouver Island Short Film Festival

Tickets for the 9th annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival are now available online atRead more ›

Grade 1 Students Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Aspengrove’s Grade 1 students have been learning about how we depend on each other atRead more ›

Mental Health: News Release

With one in three Canadians experiencing a mental health disorder at some point in theirRead more ›

Does Improvement of the Village Commercial Core Interest You?

The Village Commercial Core Improvement Plan Committee has been meeting through the fall to discussRead more ›

Obituary: Carina Bland

BLAND, Carina July 6th 1923-November 10th 2013   Carina passed away peacefully in Nanaimo, B.C.Read more ›

Film: Voices of the River

Film Description: ‘Voices of the River’ is a 46 minute film which explores the historicRead more ›

Island Soul Choir Feels The Spirit

PARKSVILLE, BC — When word spread last year that Brian Tate was stepping down asRead more ›

RDN Notice – Board Appointments

RDN Notice – Board Appointments Application Form – Board Appointments The Regional District of NanaimoRead more ›

Lantzville Transition Day Coming

Transition is a movement originating in England. There are now over 1200 Transition initiatives globallyRead more ›

Farmer’s Market Society Annual General Meeting

Come out to the Lantzville Farmer’s Market Annual General meeting   October 16th at CostinRead more ›

Drinking Water and Wateshed Protection Program Info.

Drinking Water & Watershed Protection Program Public Info Session EDITOR: Our watersheds, for the mostRead more ›

Local Film Festival Celebrates 9th Year!

Preparations for the 9th season of the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival (VISFF) are underway,Read more ›

Karen’s Bootcamps and Low Intensity Training Classes

Now that the school year is up and running, it is time to check outRead more ›

Local Artist’s Poetry Book Launch

Bio: Tracie Skarbo was motivated to  write as a young girl by her father, sheRead more ›

Urban Agriculture Jam

Here was the Urban Agriculture expert panel   Feel free to check out the notes from theRead more ›

News Release: Texting While Driving

Date of Release: Tuesday, September 3 2013 Topic: Police Victim Services of British Columbia (PVSBC)Read more ›

Minetown Day Fundraiser

Lantzville Historical Society will be making a presence at Minetown Day this year with theirRead more ›

Obituary: Elizabeth Marie Baldassi nee: Murdoch

Obituary: Elizabeth Marie Baldassi nee: Murdoch (1929-2013) To see the full obituary, please click: betty1  Read more ›

Planning for Urban Agriculture: Opportunities to Provide Input

  The District of Lantzville is moving forward with a process to explore zoning bylawRead more ›

One of Eastern Canada’s leading scientists and his lab stripped of international credentials after reporting a controversial virus in British Columbia salmon

July 3, 2013 (Vancouver, B.C.) Beginning in October 2011, Dr. Fred Kibenge’s lab at theRead more ›

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