Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo teacher-librarian fired for checking out too-graphic graphic novel to student

Matthew Lettington had been previously disciplined

  • Apr 21, 2021

Qwam Qwum Stuwixwulh school sees COVID-19 case

Potential exposure dates April 13-15, says Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools

  • Apr 21, 2021

Some Island firefighters not prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine despite working on frontlines

Saanich members express frustration, department calls on Island Health to take action

  • Apr 21, 2021

Two more COVID-19 cases identified as part of outbreak at Nanaimo hospital

Island Health says outbreak remains contained to one unit and the 'hospital is still a safe place'

  • Apr 21, 2021

Victoria hits record-breaking number of monthly COVID-19 flight exposures

As of April 21, 10 flight exposures reported for the month

  • Apr 21, 2021

White Rapids anxious to dive into the pool

Things may look slightly different this year due to safety considerations, says columnist

  • Apr 21, 2021

City of Nanaimo adopts bylaw to create new downtown business improvement association

Chamber of commerce says next steps will be a board of directors and five-year strategic plan

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