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Civic Responsibility as a Back-to-School Initiative

It’s back-to-school time for the kids and as parents it’s always a time of new goals, routines and excitement.  I also remember, as my son was growing up, what a crazy expensive time it was for me.  I had to buy fresh hockey equipment and pay fees, buy multiple sets of shoes, school supplies, clothes etc.  We all know that this time of year can be costly for parents especially parents with a brood.  This whole scenario is not new, we all understand this hardship and every year the stores entice us into purchasing the newest unicorn covered backpacks and Star Wars themed school supplies.   Wh…

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Going Downtown with Shauna

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When I first moved to Nanaimo, I was eager to try all the restaurants and foodie gems around the city, however being the middle of the pandemic, I was unfortunately limited.  So, I am beyond grateful that restaurants are wide open now and I’m having a lot of fun trying them all out.  Downtown Nanaimo offers such a great collection of culinary delights. 

 

My first real foray into the downtown food scene was last summer on a Sunday morning.  My friend and I ventured downtown to find breakfast.  We found several incredible options and settled on one on the heart of downtown with a bust…

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Going Downtown with Shauna

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Have you spent any time in Downtown Nanaimo lately?  The reason I ask is because I officially moved to Nanaimo in 2020 after attending a year of high school here way back in 1997, then visiting family here for years and falling in love with this space.

 

Hi, my name is Shauna Arnott and I want to quickly introduce myself.  I am the Engagement Coordinator for the Downtown Nanaimo Business Association.  I’m also a business owner and entrepreneur with a history of business building.  I …

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