Jenn McGarrigle

Study applies different voting systems to B.C.

NANAIMO – Ever wonder if a different voting system would impact the results of B.C.'s provincial election?

Edgewood treatment centre expands

NANAIMO – Edgewood treatment centre embraces the campus model.

Nanaimo-North Cowichan: Common sense ideas more important than party, says McNab

Murray McNab does not align himself with any of the four major political parties in B.C.

Nanaimo: Local food production, public harbour important for Brunie

Brunie Brunie has lived on the Island for about 40 years.

School trustees approve budget

Cuts to services and positions and moving students around are all strategies to balance the books in Nanaimo school district.

University inks deal with two unions

NANAIMO – Vancouver Island University has reached two-year deals with both its academic and vocational faculty unions.

Community walks for Kids Help Phone

Eleventh annual Walk So Kids Can Talk in Nanaimo takes place Sunday.

Teachers derail two-week break

NANAIMO – Union and school trustees fail to reach agreement on monetary compensation for longer school days.

Playground installed as memorial to brothers

NANAIMO – Seaview Elementary School students have a new playground to play on.

COLUMN: School communities need stability

NANAIMO – Big changes could be on the way for students, staff and families in school district.

School trustees closer to finishing budget

NANAIMO – Trustees remove two proposed cuts and deferr a motion to look into removing more at budget meeting.

Trustees vote to start school closure process

NANAIMO Major changes across school district could be in the works.

Lantzville in favour of private school’s plans for expansion

NANAIMO – Aspengrove School in Lantzville is preparing to expand.

Student demonstration shows support for Cedar

NANAIMO – Students protest proposal to move secondary school students out of Cedar and close four elementary schools in the area.

Nanaimo candidates differ on solving ferry problems

NANAIMO – Riding candidates agree change needs to happen to ensure sustainable and affordable ferry system.

Nanaimo: Local emphasis key issue for Gartshore

Ian Gartshore is hearing from many discouraged community members, especially the younger generations.

Nanaimo: Incumbent not a single-issue politician

For incumbent Leonard Krog, being a politician has meant being paid to do a job he loves.

Nanaimo: Balanced budget, debt concerning for Crigger

Bryce Crigger is the youngest candidate to step up in the Nanaimo riding so far.

Nanaimo: Growing economy important for Walter Anderson

NANAIMO – Bulletin lookx at candidates running for MLA in Nanaimo. General voting day is May 14.

Teachers target new learning models

NANAIMO – Staff at Dover Bay Secondary School hope to take a different approach to learning at the school.