Nicholas Pescod

New City of Nanaimo bylaw eases rules around camping in parks

People experiencing homelessness can take temporary shelter in some parks, with restrictions

181-unit residential development pitched for Nanaimo’s university district

Development at 560 Third St. would be built on property that was once Armishaw farmland

Nanaimo apartment construction jumps to levels not seen since the 1970s

138 new apartment units started during the first two months of 2019

Lantzville awards contract for $800K road and pathway project

Peterson Road construction work will involve some slight re-alignment

Model train enthusiasts set to gather in Nanaimo

The 35th annual Nanaimo Model Railroad Show takes place at Beban Park on Sunday, March 10

Man who was taken to court by District of Lantzville has rezoning application rejected

Stan Pottie’s bid for rezoning at his Clark Drive West property denied

Final cleanup brought Discontent City costs up to more than $466K

Figure doesn’t include policing costs and city legal fees

Lantzville council won’t adopt a code of conduct yet

Councillor raises concerns that proposed bylaw encourages ‘tattling,’ curtails free speech

Nanaimo city staff recommending changes to home-based business regulations

Changes call for classification system, relaxation on parking requirements

Island Health dealing with ‘surge’ of measles vaccination requests in Nanaimo

No measles cases on Vancouver Island says Island Health

Governance top of mind as Nanaimo council works on its strategic plan

Council working with facilitator to develop draft plan, public consultation still to come

City of Nanaimo needs a new garbage truck due to population growth

New automated truck comes with price tag of $430,000

Coldest Night of the Year walk supports people in Nanaimo experiencing homelessness

Island Crisis Care Society event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 23

Nanaimo police will issue $109 tickets to drivers with too much snow on their vehicles

Snow must be cleared from vehicles, with rear licence plates visible at all times

Dallas Stars pay tribute to Nanaimo woman who died of cancer

NHL team wore Arlene Forbes’s initials on hockey helmets last week

Improvement plan for Lantzville’s downtown area finally receives endorsement

The five-year-old improvement plan suggests creating public plaza at Lantzville’s district hall

Nanaimo RCMP reports increase in calls around supportive housing sites

Terminal and Labieux areas see 50-60 per cent increases in activity, reports RCMP superintendent

Weather conditions force multiple flight cancellations at Nanaimo Airport

WestJet and Air Canada have already cancelled flights for tomorrow morning

Lantzville councillors forgo report on costs associated with misplaced USB key

Memory stick with sensitive documents was lost and found by a former councillor last spring

Nanaimo’s Dinghy Dock Pub listed for sale for $2.6 million

Price tag also includes ferry service, four-bedroom house