Chris Hamlyn

Ferry trestle collapse leads to safety steps

NANAIMO – Investigation cites lack of communication, risk assessment in trestle collapse.

Plans underway for new Lantzville cenotaph

NANAIMO – For more than 50 years crowds have gathered at the Lantzville cenotaph on Nov. 11.

Mike Frost

Transit concerns discussed at conference

NANAIMO – Public transportation takes a front seat in Nanaimo as B.C. Transit hosts its annual conference.

Mike Frost

B.C. Ferries gears up for long weekend

NANAIMO – Tsawwassen ferry traffic still rerouted through Departure Bay.

City, RDN urged to become ‘blue’

NANAIMO – The city and Regional District of Nanaimo have an opportunity to make a splash on water issues.

Residents recognized for community achievement

Two Nanaimo residents are being recognized for their efforts to better the lives of others.

COLUMN: Gloves come off in landscape fight

NANAIMO – Whoever coined the phrase “get to the root of the problem” sure knew what they were talking about.

Social housing changes raises concerns in Nanaimo

Changes to Nanaimo’s north-end social housing project caught a number of stakeholders by surprise.

A scene from Dr. Simon Moore's training video on medical-office emergencies.

Video project boosts medical emergency preparedness

With years of training required to become a doctor, Nanaimo's Simon Moore never though filmmaking would play a big part in his career.

A scene from Dr. Simon Moore's training video on medical-office emergencies.

Uplands housing project changes parameters

A proposed social housing project in Nanaimo’s north end has been scaled back and will not target young, homeless single adults.

Jack Baker

Crowder ready to move forward under new leader

NANAIMO – With its leadership race behind it, the federal NDP is ready to get back to the business of being the official Opposition.

Jack Baker
Robin Ellis

Cedar skatepark gets a jump with B.C. cash commitment

NANAIMO – Government grant ensures skateboard and bike park will be built in Cedar.

Robin Ellis

Water concerns surface

NANAIMO – Organizers of a World Water Day symposium at Vancouver Island University hope to make a splash with the public.

Liberals launch review of B.C. Transit

NANAIMO – Review studies relationship between B.C. Transit and municipal governments.

Convention promotes benefits of cannabis

NANAIMO – University's Hempology 101 Club hosts cannabis convention Sunday (March 18).

COLUMN: Failure to communicate falls on us

Tourists need to learn the language of the countries they visit.

Council agrees to remuneration on conflict issue

Councillors have $3,000 per year of taxpayers money to spend on seeking legal advice on conflict of interest.

UPDATE: Nanaimo’s water supply issue heads to court

The Snuneymuxw First Nation is proceeding with court action as the City of Nanaimo tries to secure a future water supply.

City’s water conservation among the best

NANAIMO – Early results of an ongoing water-usage audit show city’s daily water consumption is below provincial and national levels.

Duke Point terminal to remain operational

B.C. Ferries has no plans in the works to close Nanaimo's Duke Point terminal.