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Banners, flags and signs of all colours paraded through Nanaimo's downtown Saturday, June 10 in a tremendous display of inclusiveness.
Banners, flags and signs of all colours paraded through Nanaimo's downtown Saturday, June 10 in a tremendous display of inclusiveness. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

VIDEO: Thousands pack downtown for Nanaimo Pride parade

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
June 10, 2017 - 10:38pm Updated: June 11, 2017 - 6:00am

NANAIMO — For only the second time, Nanaimo's downtown was filled with dance music and cheers for the Nanaimo Pride parade. 

 

 

The Pride flag waving along the City of Nanaimo flag.
The Pride flag waving along the City of Nanaimo flag. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Rainbow bright: Nanaimo Pride festival marks 20 years of progress

By Dominic Abassi
June 9, 2017 - 7:35pm

NANAIMO — What turned out to be one of Nanaimo's biggest celebrations of last year is set for round two this weekend.

The Nanaimo Pride Society's second annual Pride parade and festival takes over downtown Saturday, June 10.

There are nine bins across Nanaimo where you can drop off your empties to help the Loaves and Fishes Food Bank
There are nine bins across Nanaimo where you can drop off your empties to help the Loaves and Fishes Food Bank Nanaimo Loaves and Fishes Food Bank/Twitter

Nanaimo food bank using new program to help with summer cash crunch

By Spencer Sterritt
June 8, 2017 - 3:33pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 5:16pm

NANAIMO — Summer months are traditionally tough for food banks so Nanaimo's Loaves and Fishes is trying a new way to stave off the typical downturn in cash donations.

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