Roy Ostling

City gauges scientific interest

NANAIMO: Demand for hands-on science education for kids is growing.

A private company’s proposal for a 30-year lease on Nanaimo’s aging downtown Boat Basin and a $9-million investment to revitalize the facility is drawing concerns and criticisms from some users.

Critics float marina worries

NANAIMO – 30-year lease proposal has some users concerned about access to facility.

A private company’s proposal for a 30-year lease on Nanaimo’s aging downtown Boat Basin and a $9-million investment to revitalize the facility is drawing concerns and criticisms from some users.
Three-year-old Claire Young tries out the new climbing net – one of two recently installed kids’ playstations at Forest Drive Community Park.

Forest Drive Park complete

Residents work with city to revitalize community park.

Three-year-old Claire Young tries out the new climbing net – one of two recently installed kids’ playstations at Forest Drive Community Park.
Renowned Wal-Mart greeter Tim Kerfoot performs the ribbon-cutting.

Expanded Wal-Mart opens doors in Nanaimo

Wal-Mart opens Nanaimo’s new Wal-Mart Supercentre Friday morning.

Renowned Wal-Mart greeter Tim Kerfoot performs the ribbon-cutting.