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To see the recent news and events, go to our Facebook page

Here are our upcoming events:

Saturday Aug 6, 2022 - Sleep Without Sleep Training Workshop

9:00am-9:45am join a certified sleep consultant
with Dyshon Family Sleep to 
better understand your
child's unique sleep needs. 

Click here to register!

Saturday Aug 6, 2022- Sustainable Kids Clothing Swap & Shop

10:00am-12:00pm NIA is hosting an affordable second-
hand clothing swap & shop. Reserve your table to sell
items, or just come to shop.

Click here to register!


Saturday Aug 20, 2022 - Intro to Baby Sign Language

10:00am-10:45am help your baby accelerate their
learning and express their needs with our Intro to

Baby Sign workshop.

Click here to register!


Saturday Aug 20, 2022 - Baby Song - Infant Toddler Song Time

11:00am-11:0045am increase your child's vocabulary

through circle time, fun nursery rhymes, and body


Click here to register!


In the past we have held the following workshops:

  • Baby Sign Language Classes

  • Compassionate Parenting Workshops

  • Mommy and Me Yoga. 

  • Sensory Workshops

  • Parent and Child Together Time

  • Body Safety Talks 

We've also held a number of fundraisers:

  • Outdoor Comedy Night Fundraiser

  • Poker Tourney Fundraiser

  • Summer BBQ Event

If you have a great idea for a parent session or workshop, please let us know. We are happy to hold events at the daycare to benefit our school community and our local community.



JUNE 7, 2022 - Nanaimo News Bulletin  coverage of "Non-profit in Nanaimo to Open Nature-Based Elementary School". Click here to see.


MAY 24, 2022 - CHEK News coverage of "Nature-Based Elementary School to open in Nanaimo". 

Click here to see.

MAY 24, 2022 - CTV Vancouver Island news coverage of "New Nature-Based  School opening in Nanaimo". 

Click here to see.

MAY 24, 2022 - Nanaimo Innovation Academy publishes a press release announcing the opening of our new school. Click here to read.

MAY 26, 2021 - Nanaimo Innovation Academy Founder is awarded the Child Care Award of Excellence. 
Click here to read about it.

APRIL, 2022 - Nanaimo Innovation Academy receives approval from the Independent School Branch of the Minister of Education to open a new elementary school.

Click here to apply.

FEB 1, 2019 - The new Canadian Food Guide has just been released.

Click here to view it. 

There are a number of great changes to it from the old one. Please take some time to give it a read.

SEPT 1, 2018 - New Affordable Child Care Benefit program is launched by the BC government. More funding is available to a wider group of parents. Click here for more information. 

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