Nanaimo News Bulletin

Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after Nanaimo River Road blaze

Firefighers arrived to find dwelling and garage fully engulfed in flame at property south of Nanaimo

  • Apr 8, 2021

Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line

Group wants to see E&N track removed, corridor repurposed as multi-purpose trail

  • Apr 8, 2021

Man arrested after objecting to Nanaimo RCMP confiscating shovel he had been swinging around

Police say it was in the public interest not to return the tool to allegedly impaired suspect

Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious death near parkway

Man's body found in bushes behind Tamara Drive last week

  • Apr 8, 2021

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP takes poverty challenge, spends 12 hours with nowhere to go

Paul Manly encourages other elected officials and community leaders to take part

  • Apr 8, 2021

Nanaimo’s $82-million pollution control centre upgrade now complete

Wastewater treatment enhanced at RDN's Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre

  • Apr 8, 2021

New York jazz trio support Nanaimo jazz students with online concert

Musicians Benny Benack III, Emmet Cohen and Russell Hall also held workshop with students

  • Apr 8, 2021

OPINION: Doughnut model’s limits the only rational position

Currently, we are into the danger zone in four of the nine planetary boundaries, says columnist

  • Apr 8, 2021

Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks

Charging stations for Tesla Semis to be built for Quality Foods and Mosaic Forest Management

  • Apr 8, 2021

Vancouver Islanders square off in England’s fabled Boat Race

Shawnigan Lake alum Richardson and Cambridge edge out Brentwood grad Barakso and Oxford

  • Apr 8, 2021

Beefs & Bouquets, April 7

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail

  • Apr 7, 2021

Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead Canada’s COVID recovery

Erin O'Toole participated in a Zoom chat with Nanaimo and Victoria chambers of commerce April 7

Construction about to start on 59-unit permanent supportive housing in Nanaimo

Groundbreaking ceremony held at 702 Nicol St.

  • Apr 7, 2021

Former Islander laces up for charity run across Canada

Rick Fall is raising money for Childhood Cancer and Make-a-Wish

  • Apr 7, 2021

Nanaimo Arts Council presents its first online gallery show

Submissions now open for upcoming 'Ekphrastic Celebration' show

  • Apr 7, 2021

Nanaimo RCMP looking for owner of tools found by city worker

Ryobi drill, Mastercraft angle grinder and DeWalt circular saw turned over to police

  • Apr 7, 2021

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district reports another COVID-19 case at NDSS

Potential exposure dates were March 30-31 and April 1

  • Apr 7, 2021

Nanaimo’s COVID-19 cases steady as other areas see surge

Greater Nanaimo saw 74 new COVID-19 cases for the week of March 28-April 3

  • Apr 7, 2021

Thief steals shotgun and rifle after smashing vehicle window in downtown Nanaimo

Hotel guest had left weapons overnight in a case in the back seat of an SUV

80-foot barge that sank Christmas Eve in Port McNeill finally resurfaced

Divers worked with underwater torches for weeks to prep the ship for haul-out after previous failure

  • Apr 6, 2021