Shaw TV Nanaimo - Channel 4


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Sports on Shaw TV

Capturing local and amateur sports in our community. View past events here.

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Where You Live

Celebrate our vibrant communities with meaningful conversations, and discover the spirit that makes them so extraordinary! View episodes here. 

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Up Front 

Putting central Island community leaders and news makers in the spotlight. View episodes here. 


Voice of B.C.

A weekly public affairs program gives BC residents the opportunity to hear from top politicians in B.C. and Canada, and leaders in the academic and business communities. View episodes here.

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Change The World with Guy Dauncey

Have a concern for the future? Do you want to build a better world? Join host Guy Dauncey and meet inspiring individuals who are motivated to make meaningful changes in our community. View episodes here.

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Changing Landscapes Vancouver Island

Join local Gabriola travel writer, Scott Wilson, and landscape artist, Dominik Modlinski, painting the sights and enjoying the sounds of the culture they encounter on Vancouver Island! View episodes here. 

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Coast Connections

Join host Elizabeth Heinz and guests chatting about their jobs, the organizations they are passionate about, and what is happening in communities from Ladysmith to Bowser. View past episodes here. 

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The Community Producers

Explore your community in this fun, fast paced show that provides a unique look at the people and places from central Vancouver Island. Created by Shaw TV Volunteers and local Access Producers! Get involved! 

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Culture Vulture Victoria showcases Vancouver Island entertainment, events, food, people and bands all in front of a live studio audience. View episodes here.

Farkle Garage

Farkle Garage

Motorcycle series: Featured stories by riders, on riders, rides restorers, gear, farkles (#WTFarkle: functional bling for bikes) View episodes here.

Island Chef

Island Chef

Join Vancouver Island Chef, Michael Williams as he creates great tasting recipes inspired and crafted from natural, local and unprocessed foods! View episodes here.

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Inspirational 30 with Jim Gardiner

Meet inspirational figures from all walks of life and backgrounds, inspiring us to become better versions of ourselves. View episodes here. 


Harbour City Photography Club - Life Captured

Love "The Frame"? Then check out "Life Captured", a collection of photos from the Harbour City Photography Club packaged with music to add to the overall presentation.

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Nanaimo & District Crime Stoppers

Nanaimo & District Crime Stoppers presents re-enactments of local and unsolved crimes to try to help our law enforcement catch these criminals. View episodes here.

Painting The Island

Painting the Island

Michael Schutte, Dutch Master Painter, paints hot spots on Vancouver Island. He shares his skills and techniques, mixed with a bit of "Dutch humour". View episodes here.

Plugged In

Plugged In

An entertaining but educational new magazine show about everything kidney to keep you informed, inspired and in the know.

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The Show on Shaw TV

'The Show' on Shaw TV is an entertaining and informative hour-long program showcasing arts, music, politics, current events, and culture. View episodes here.


Teachers: Above and Beyond

Teachers: Above & Beyond identifies and celebrates teachers who go above and beyond the call of duty on Vancouver Island. View episodes here.


Two Men and Their Fishing Rods

Join Nathan and Tyler as they find some of the best and most secluded lakes on Vancouver Island, show you how to get there, and show you some tricks to fishing in the area. View episodes here.


VI Sports

VI Sports goes beyond the scoreboard and dives into the various sports communities across Vancouver Island. View episodes here.

Access Programming

Submit Your Community Access Programming Ideas

We are pleased to accept completed shows and new show ideas. Contact us if you have any questions regarding submitting your program proposal and remember, Shaw is available to assist with the production if required. The community channel is a free service provided by Shaw Cablesystems and does not purchase television programming. 

There is no charge to you or your group to produce any local television or televise your event. Sponsorship revenues may be used to offset the cost of producing or televising your proposal or event. The community channel is focused on the central Vancouver Island area and its people, issues, arts, and entertainment. Programming should reflect local viewpoints, activities and diverse voices that are not being heard.

Have a completed show or show idea? Download and save the forms below to your desktop, complete them, and then submit them to VolunteerAccessNanaimo(at)

Download - ShawTV Nanaimo Community Access Guidelines & Information 

Download - ShawTV Nanaimo Access Program Application 

Have a story idea to share? Email: islandstoryideas(at)