Fun Facts about our Area

  • City of Nanaimo, population 86,000
  • Town of Ladysmith, population 7,500
  • Safe, peaceful, clean communities
  • Welcoming multi-cultural society
  • Mildest climate in Canada: warm, sunny summers and cool winters
  • Beautiful natural setting, with forests, ocean, and mountains
  • Access to recreation, cultural activity, and shopping
  • Regional hospital serving all of central Vancouver Island
  • Airport: Nanaimo and Ladysmith are accessible by air travel through Vancouver International Airport with transfer to Nanaimo Airport.
  • Close to Vancouver: 20 minutes by air and 90 minutes by ferry
  • Close to Victoria: 90 minutes by car
  • Close to Mount Washington Ski Resort: 90 minutes by car
  • Contact ISE

  • You can contact the District Principal – International Education directly with the information listed below:

    Mailing Address

    Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District
    Room E201 6135 McGirr Road
    Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada V9V 1M1

    Direct Information
    • Phone: 250-751-0197
    • Fax: 250-751-0967