High-priced real estate not what we need

The idea that Nanaimo should be celebrating a condo that is listed at $ million is misguided

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Canada 150 celebrations need to be mindful of all the nation’s people

I will celebrate Canada 150 on Canada Day but I will also be thinking of the indigenous community

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Bastion cannon firing is startling

Aren’t you supposed to shout ‘fire’ when you ignite a charge, or make a loud bang to warn others?

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Aside from a plaque, Douglas deserves statue

Tommy Douglas deserves a statue of him in front of the B.C. legislature buildings

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Compassion necessary in drug response

Despite what some people think, no one wants to be homeless

  • Jun 20th, 2017

BIA won’t work in Nanaimo

Didn’t the previous business improvement area cohorts learn the last few times?

  • Jun 20th, 2017
Photo gallery: Nanaimo Multicultural Festival 2017
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Nanaimo organizations open autism library


Nanaimo Fire Rescue executes rope rescue at Dover Bay Secondary


Schmooze Productions presents The Little Mermaid: the Broadway Musical


Automated trash collection doesn’t benefit residents

The automated garbage collection system being introduced, of what benefit is this to the users?

  • Jun 20th, 2017

New BIA is undesirable

The last thing we need is another business improvement area to snatch taxes

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Real estate expensive enough

Average Nanaimo house prices have jumped, fuelled in great part by offshore investment

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Linley Valley questions unanswered

I have written several requests to learn the truth about the land sale and purchase at Linley Valley

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Harbour could use a live look-in

Wouldn’t it be a beneficial idea if one or more good sponsors would support a series of webcams?

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Bus pass policy needs to be fair

I can provide proof of purchase but policy states a list pass cannot be replaced

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Start a movement toward clean energy

Money sourced from irreversible pollution will not give us clean air or clean water

  • Jun 13th, 2017

B.C. politics offer intrigue

Events on the British Columbia political scene have offered political junkies a proverbial field day

  • Jun 12th, 2017

Country should be cautious about stretching horizons

Canada’s defence minister announced huge future military expenditures

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Most people frustrated by city’s drug problems

This is what we want in places where we want to shop, bring our children and grandparents?

  • Jun 8th, 2017

Holding firm on parking is the right call

Parking on the street has become a real problem especially during the day

  • Jun 7th, 2017

We mustn’t risk our waters with extra tankers

It is not in the best interest of Canadians to have the coast of B.C. at risk for spills of bitumen

  • Jun 7th, 2017

Whole country facing challenge with pipelines

The construction and operation of interprovincial pipelines comes under federal jurisdiction

  • Jun 6th, 2017

B.C. needs do-over vote

I would prefer that the B.C. government actually be elected by the people

  • Jun 6th, 2017