EDUCATION

Sunday@4

Sunday@4 Returns

The popular Sunday@4 discussion series, now in its fifth season, is soon to start.  Mark your calendars for the following exciting line-up of topics (click each title for more information): Oct 14 The Great Bear Rainforest IMAX Film: behind the scenes with Byron Horner, President of Spirit Bear Entertainment Inc., 

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Growing Partners

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Coombs Farmers’ Institute(CFI).  Their “Here We Grow” program, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, teaches traditional skills of vegetable and fruit growing in both a classroom setting in Coombs and through community gardens such as ours. Instructors from CFI gave volunteers and

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Garden Inauguration

Garden Inauguration

The beautiful fall weather we had for the inauguration of the Canada150 Community Garden on Thursday October 26th must be a good omen for an excellent harvest for the 2018 growing season. Nanoose Community Services board members gathered around the garden that has been lovingly weeded and enlarged with the

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Sunday@4 & Sponsor Logos

Sunday@4 2017-18

Following three successful seasons, the Sunday@4 discussion series will return on October 29th with a wide range of topics chosen by a committee of thirteen volunteers from throughout the community. The brain child of Jay Spence to provide a series for the whole Nanoose community, co-sponsors are Nanoose Community Services, Fairwinds

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Pre-schooler holding rhubarb

Canada150 Community Garden

Nanoose Community Services (NCS) is pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th to create a community garden for NCS clients to grow their own produce with the assistance and engagement of a variety of groups and businesses within Nanoose Bay. This

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Client Services Planning Session March 2017

Planning for Increasing Needs

The NCS Client Services team now numbers 14 hard-working volunteers. Their responsibilities include the Food Program, Emergency Services, and Education as well as manning the telephone hotline 24/7. On March 15th the team held a lengthy planning session. Applying their experience and knowledge of NCS client needs, they began the

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Two Busy Weeks at NCS

It has been a challenging winter weather-wise for most of us, but for some residents of Nanoose Bay the challenge has been much greater.  During two of the coldest, snowiest weeks in January, the Nanoose Community Services (NCS) team had to deal with a dramatic increase in the number of

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