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Ron Allan Hughes

March 11, 1943 - September 18, 2021In Loving Memory ~ Ron Allan…

  • Sep 18, 2021
Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph

Photographer Catherine Babault’s passion for the wild spaces

Nature and wildlife photography a full time business

  • Sep 17, 2021
Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘Left Coast’ and balance of power: NDP’s B.C. strength could be key to minority government

The NDP won 24 seats in the 2019 federal election, and almost half (11) are in B.C.

  • Sep 17, 2021
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Teachers should be getting vaccine out of concern for the health and safety of students, says letter writer. (Stock photo)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents need assurances teachers are vaccinated

Union and trustees should be strongly advocating for 100-per cent vaccination, says letter writer

  • Sep 17, 2021
Teachers should be getting vaccine out of concern for the health and safety of students, says letter writer. (Stock photo)

Joan Margaret Campbell

November 29, 1942 - September 17, 2021It is with broken hearts that…

  • Sep 17, 2021
A Kamloops mother said her son was taunted, punched and kicked, made to walk like a dog and, most seriously, forced to cut his own arm with a knife he carries. She said the attack occurred this past Saturday at Overlander Beach. The Kamloops RCMP confirmed three youths were arrested and that the investigation is proceeding.
Photograph By KTW

Kamloops mother issues warning after attack on transgender teen

She believes the Sept. 11 assault was connected to the fact her son is a transgender youth

  • Sep 16, 2021
A Kamloops mother said her son was taunted, punched and kicked, made to walk like a dog and, most seriously, forced to cut his own arm with a knife he carries. She said the attack occurred this past Saturday at Overlander Beach. The Kamloops RCMP confirmed three youths were arrested and that the investigation is proceeding.
Photograph By KTW
Renovated and expanded Forbes Hall is a spectacular addition to the Thetis Island community. (Photo submitted)

Little Island That Could opens expanded $2 million community centre

Rejuvenated Forbes Hall a shining beacon for Thetis Island — built largely without taxpayer’s dollars

  • Sep 16, 2021
Renovated and expanded Forbes Hall is a spectacular addition to the Thetis Island community. (Photo submitted)
Commitments for increased federal health-care transfers to provinces are well and good, but further discussion about the specific health-care service improvements needed on the central and north Island would be welcomed, says RDN director. (File photo)

OPINION: Disparity of health-care services creates two tiers

RDN chairperson says province and feds need to commit to NRGH health-care service improvements

  • Sep 16, 2021
Commitments for increased federal health-care transfers to provinces are well and good, but further discussion about the specific health-care service improvements needed on the central and north Island would be welcomed, says RDN director. (File photo)

Dorothy Leonore Halkett

February 14, 1922 - September 16, 2021An adventure-filled life came to a…

  • Sep 16, 2021

Fred Louis Litke

November 22, 1931 - September 16, 2021Fred Louis Litke passed away peacefully…

  • Sep 16, 2021

Fred Louis Litke

November 22, 1931 - September 16, 2021Fred Louis Litke passed away peacefully…

  • Sep 16, 2021

Warren Randell Bradbury

July 10, 1956 - September 16, 2021It is with heartfelt sadness that…

  • Sep 16, 2021
Beef to the revolting people who actually spit on a food delivery person when he was 10 minutes late. Reminder: these days that can be termed as assault.

Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 15

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail editor@nanaimobulletin.com

  • Sep 15, 2021
Beef to the revolting people who actually spit on a food delivery person when he was 10 minutes late. Reminder: these days that can be termed as assault.
Starting Sept. 16 at noon, the burning of campfires, Category 2 and 3 open fires, and Resource Management Burning will be allowed throughout the Coastal Fire Region, in areas without local restrictions. File photo.

Coastal Fire Centre to rescind open burning prohibitions

Local burning restrictions may still be in place

  • Sep 15, 2021
Starting Sept. 16 at noon, the burning of campfires, Category 2 and 3 open fires, and Resource Management Burning will be allowed throughout the Coastal Fire Region, in areas without local restrictions. File photo.
Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe

In Studio with artist David Wilson Sookinakin

Colourful modern interpretations of pictographs

  • Sep 15, 2021
Artist David Wilson Sookinakin. Photography by Lia Crowe
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)

MALCOLMSON: Transforming mental health and substance use care in B.C.

Two years ago, government launched a 10-year plan called A Pathway to Hope

  • Sep 15, 2021
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)

Eva Merkli (nee Russell)

September 15, 20211937-2021 ~ It is with sadness that we announce the…

  • Sep 15, 2021

Doris Lorraine Hodgson (Jamieson, née Berg)

December 26, 1930 - September 14, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Sep 14, 2021
Dr. Abraham Alexander of the BC Cancer Foundation

New technology offers earlier, targeted treatment for men’s health

BC Cancer Foundation fundraiser aims to increase access to prostate cancer diagnostic tool

  • Sep 13, 2021
Dr. Abraham Alexander of the BC Cancer Foundation

Gerald William Ostle

September 13, 2021It is with great sadness that we announce the passing…

  • Sep 13, 2021