Nanaimo News Bulletin

Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan

Partnership with Cowichan Tribes sees English street names twinned with Indigenous language

  • Apr 14, 2021

Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists

Two Kelowna men stood atop a pedestrian bridge on Harvey Avenue to raise awareness about old-growth forests

  • Apr 14, 2021

Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay

Firefighters say man still burning when they arrived after he fell asleep next to his fire

  • Apr 14, 2021

Nanaimo city councillors recommend $400,000 spending on downtown security

City will also spend $50,000 to hire consultant to prepare a public safety action plan

Nanaimo NightOwls cancel season due to COVID-19

Baseball team's inaugural season in West Coast League will have to wait until 2022

  • Apr 14, 2021

Nanaimo playwright tells the story of Indigenous woman who ‘saved the beaver’

Anne Nesbitt presents 'Anahareo' as part of TheatreOne staged reading series

  • Apr 14, 2021

Suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway now being investigated as a homicide

RCMP identify victim as Randell Charles Thomas, repeat call for any information related to the case

  • Apr 14, 2021

UPDATE: Another COVID-19 case found as part of NRGH outbreak

Four patients tested positive for the virus in NRGH's high-intensity rehab unit

  • Apr 14, 2021

Vancouver Island Symphony concludes season with salute to Spanish strings

'Spain and Strings' is final concert in live-streamed 'Symphony from your Sofa' series

  • Apr 14, 2021

Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets

Neighbour says bullets hit caretaker's RV and shattered a glass panel on his deck

  • Apr 13, 2021

City of Nanaimo looks at increasing downtown security

Council members will consider allocating $400,000, and as much as $1.45 million in 2021 and 2022

Five-foot-tall letters spelling out ‘Nanaimo’ coming to Maffeo Sutton Park

$50,000-project expected to be installed by the end of April

  • Apr 13, 2021

Man’s 300-kilometre walk commemorates Korean War battle

Guy Black walking from Tofino to Langley to honour veterans

Nanaimo man guilty of manslaughter sentenced to serve another two years

John Albert Buchanan sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo for death of Richard Sitar

Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago

Man, now 71, gets nine-month sentence for abuse of friend's daughter

  • Apr 13, 2021

Police: mental health crisis likely in car driven through Saanich Walmart wall

Man in his early 20s drove through a parkade wall, no serious injuries reported

  • Apr 13, 2021

UPDATE: 16-year-old Nanaimo boy located safe

Teen had been reported missing last week and it was thought he may have left town

  • Apr 13, 2021

UPDATE: Nanaimo man has been located and is safe

Friends, family were extremely concerned for 37-year-old's safety and well-being

  • Apr 13, 2021

Nanaimo teen arrested a day after allegedly assaulting and bullying victim

Teen taken into custody after wielding weapon and threatening driver at scene of car crash

  • Apr 12, 2021

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district gets started on new budget amid unknowns

Ministry's per-student funding increase doesn't fully cover pay raises for teachers and support staff