Take action at main intersection

So here we are now with a large hole at our main intersection

  • Apr 25th, 2017

City council could use a refresher course on communication

My letter concerns city council and some of the disrespectful behaviour that has been surfacing

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Island and mainland are in this together

Even though I don’t live on the mainland, my taxes have helped pay for the projects there

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Automated trash pickup will pose problems

I picture myself trying to wrestle a heavy wheeled cart up my steps each week

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Nanaimo a Luddite capital

SquareOne never had a chance in the great struggle for resources

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Environmental protection should be election issue

Civilizations have collapsed when unsustainable practices clashed with climate changes

  • Apr 17th, 2017
Equine therapy with the War Horse Awareness Foundation
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All candidates meet for chamber debate
  • 10 hours ago


Vinyl treasures found at Nanaimo Record Show


B.C. Green Party 2017 election platform centres on education


Affordable housing one way to address homeless crisis

It’s only the tip of a greater problem that will continue to grow and fester

  • Apr 15th, 2017

City is inviting

I have resided in Nanaimo 11 years and find this city to be my favourite by far.

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Council needs a complete refresh

It seems to me this will present an opportunity to make wholesale changes

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Arts centre would serve community well

The site would be an ideal place for an art gallery, concert hall, museum and First Nations exhibit

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Spread the love with crosswalks

Put crosswalks in different subdivisions around Nanaimo

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Nanaimo needs a quay

Why not make the land in question the Nanaimo Quay?

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Automated garbage pickup raises questions

Hopefully the pails have a good track record and problems have been thought through carefully

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Some drugs are harmful, some aren’t

The ignorance of the many ‘experts’ quoted in newspapers about marijuana research is astounding

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Short crossing advantageous

The recent short crossing ferry proposal doesn’t go far enough

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Politicians won’t lead way on climate action

Elected politicians will lag behind the intellect and mood of the populace they are representing

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Foot ferry best way to transport tourists

City councillors have to stop dragging their feet and get the foot passenger ferry running

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Earth Hour’s energy savings cancelled out

B.C. saved 24 megawatt hours of non-polluting electricity during Earth Hour

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Drug dealers need harsher sentences

We need much harsher penalties for those who sell poisonous drugs to our citizens

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Business association grant wasn’t money well-spent

Needless to say, the story is not over and the controversy will continue for a while longer

  • Apr 4th, 2017