Nanaimo News Bulletin

City of Nanaimo will ask for expressions of interest to operate tiny cabin sites

Staff expresses concern about workload, councillor says sheltering people must take priority

City of Nanaimo, VIU formalize relationship with memorandum of understanding

COVID-19 business recovery, getting youths active among current initiatives

COVID-19 outbreak now over at seniors’ facility in Nanaimo

Island Health commends Longlake Chateau for containing the spread of the virus

  • Apr 20, 2021

Murder trial into 2016 Campbell River killing underway in Victoria

Ricky Alexander is charged with the first-degree murder of John Dillon Brown

  • Apr 20, 2021

Nanaimo-Ladysmith teachers’ union asks health authority for stricter COVID-19 measures

Teachers ask for vaccine, more online learning, mask mandate for primary students

  • Apr 20, 2021

UPDATE: RCMP say Wakesiah Avenue fire was arson, suspect has been arrested

35-year-old man arrested for allegedly starting fire lived in the complex

Vancouver Island’s mini-summer poised to fade

Cooler and damper this weekend, summer-like conditions not likely to return until late June

  • Apr 20, 2021

Wildfire burning in remote area near Gold River

Coastal Fire Centre investigating cause, but confirms it is human-caused

  • Apr 20, 2021

Youths and seniors collaborate on Nanaimo Art Gallery public art project

'Glass Box Story' painted panels and text to be installed across street from gallery

  • Apr 20, 2021

Five western Vancouver Island First Nations celebrate legal fishing victory

Court ruling confirms Nuu-chah-nulth fishing rights in case dating back to 2003

  • Apr 19, 2021

New COVID-19 cases tick down on the central Island

New cases held to single digits three days in a row

  • Apr 19, 2021

Regional District of Nanaimo works to become carbon neutral by 2032

RDN committee of the whole members endorse plan developed by consultant

  • Apr 19, 2021

Six fortunate to escape terrifying early-morning fire in Greater Victoria

Damage to the duplex extensive with one resident said to be 'catatonic' after escaping building

  • Apr 19, 2021

UPDATE: RCMP make arrest in apartment arson fire

Fire destroyed ground-floor apartment, spread to second storey at Wakesiah Avenue complex

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C. hasn’t managed forests properly

Protesters opposing logging in Fairy Creek speak for many British Columbians, say letter writers

  • Apr 18, 2021

Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.

Ranked 18th best community in Canada

  • Apr 18, 2021

Regional district looks at value of Nanaimo’s natural assets

Report focused on the Millstone River could inform future decisions on corporate asset management

Rules against RV living hard on Island residents caught in housing crunch

Regional District of Nanaimo bylaw forcing pensioner to move RV he calls home off private farm land

Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river

The specimen will now make its home at the Royal BC Museum

  • Apr 17, 2021