Education

Ladysmith Secondary School's language and land-based learning class, who have studied to preserve the ancient Hul'q'umi'num language.
Ladysmith Secondary School's language and land-based learning class, who have studied to preserve the ancient Hul'q'umi'num language. Bill Taylor

High school language competition hopes to preserve First Nation dialect

By Spencer Sterritt
June 2, 2017 - 1:32pm Updated: June 2, 2017 - 8:00pm

LADYMSITH — The words and teachings of a nearly forgotten coastal B.C. Indigenous language were sustained by more than 100 students eager to demonstrate what they've learned.

A Kickstarter campaign hopes to bring a unique STEM learning program to Nanaimo.
A Kickstarter campaign hopes to bring a unique STEM learning program to Nanaimo. Young Engineers

Local Kickstarter effort aims to bring unique science, technology program to Nanaimo

By Dominic Abassi
May 31, 2017 - 11:04pm Updated: June 1, 2017 - 9:31am

NANAIMO — A campaign is underway to bring a unique type of education to Nanaimo, while at the same time supporting an existing program growing in popularity.

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