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City won’t hire new chief sustainability officer

The City of Nanaimo will leave vacant the management position formerly held by Kim Fowler

Dog owners asked for co-operation in parks

City issues reminder that dogs are not permitted on beaches that haven’t been designated as off-leash

Nanaimo park named for a favourite neighbour

Glen Oaks Drive neighbours gathered Friday as an unnamed park was officially dedicated Wandl Park

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


Ride Don't Hide 2017 takes place June 25 in Nanaimo


Downtown Nanaimo business owners gauge interest in co-operative marketing

Merchants discussing options, even a new business improvement area

Thirteen candidates remain committed to byelection race

Chief election officer confirms no candidate withdrew from the byelection as of Friday’s deadline

Parade gets Pride party started in Nanaimo

The Nanaimo Pride Parade was held Saturday, with the festivities continuing at Maffeo Sutton Park

PHOTOS: Setting sail in 2017 Van Isle 360 International Yacht Race

Gallery of biennial 2017 Van Isle 360 International Yacht Race, which began in Nanaimo today

Nanaimo food bank raises funds with recyclable drink containers

Loaves and Fishes food bank, with help from Regional Recycling, begins Empties 4 Food program

Nanaimo marine search and rescue aids man stranded on Georgia Strait

Coast guard volunteers retrieve boater from middle of Georgia Strait after motor fails.

Fire station bell tower could be toppled

City to consider allowing bell tower removal on fire station No. 2 on Victoria Road

Vancouver Island burn ban goes into effect

Campfires still allowed under Category 2 fire prohibition

  • Jun 9th, 2017

UPDATE: Man in custody after 14-year-old girl attacked while walking near Duncan school

School district addressing safety concerns after incident near Cowichan Secondary’s Quamichan campus

Kids4Kids school program wraps up fifth year

Georgia Avenue Community School hosts year-end barbecue for Kids4Kids drop-in program.

Marine exhibits at Maffeo Sutton Park for World Oceans Day

Touch tanks, killer whale skeleton and more at Maffeo Sutton Park to celebrate World Oceans Day

Van Isle 360 race about to set sail

Shoestring budget no deterrent to young crew of 2017 Van Isle 360 contender Beats Per Minute

Rezoning would allow for Brechin church redevelopment

Plans are advancing to build apartments on the Brechin United Church property on Estevan Road

Citizens’ group pays close attention to byelection

Former members of NoVote2017 find new political motivation in Nanaimo

Nanaimo getting ready to show its Pride

Nanaimo Pride Parade is Saturday (June 10), festivities continue through the following weekend

University grads will make their way in the world

The university held convocation ceremonies Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the Port Theatre

Residents can weigh in on new City of Nanaimo website

The city is asking for public feedback before its website is launched this summer

  • Jun 7th, 2017