If you’d like to learn more about NOCA, or wish to contact us, please email Ian Knipe, NOCA President at Iank@shaw.ca. We’d love to hear from you!
NOCA stands for Nanaimo Old City Association. NOCA has been around for several decades. No one seems to know just when it started. The stuff of legend now, it grew strong then faded into obscurity. Then in 2009 several or your neighbours dug up some old records and organized a meeting. They held it and we attended. Now we’re making history again!
All residents in the old city part of Nanaimo are eligible to join. NOCA includes the area bounded by Comox Road, Bowen Road, Howard Avenue, Elizabeth Street, Pine Street, Albert Street and Wallace Street. The area extends to the centre lines of the border streets.
Annual memberships are $10 per person. You can buy a membership at our AGM held in October. You can also buy a half price membership ($5 a person for half the year) at our Urban Farm Faire held at Pawson Park in May. We’d love to have you join us and show your support for your neighbourhood!
Our objectives are:
•to act as a liaison between the Old City neighbourhood and the City of Nanaimo
•to act as an information clearing house for community members
•provide leadership in Old City community development.
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