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Bernie Dumas, president and CEO of Nanaimo Port Authority, announced his retirement Wednesday. His last official day on the job is Sept. 30. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Port authority president and CEO retires

Bernie Dumas, Nanaimo Port Authority president and CEO since 2008, announces retirement

Bernie Dumas, president and CEO of Nanaimo Port Authority, announced his retirement Wednesday. His last official day on the job is Sept. 30. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo RCMP and school district senior staff have given the all-clear following a bomb threat at Park Avenue Elementary School June 14. (News Bulletin file)

Students return to elementary school after evacuation

Threat made on Park Avenue Elementary temporarily relocates students to John Barsby Secondary School

Nanaimo RCMP and school district senior staff have given the all-clear following a bomb threat at Park Avenue Elementary School June 14. (News Bulletin file)
Coastal Community Credit Unit is reporting unprecedented growth through 2016. (News Bulletin file)

Coastal Community Credit Union expands into south Island

Annual report touts financial milestones and plans to expand into south Island

Coastal Community Credit Unit is reporting unprecedented growth through 2016. (News Bulletin file)
Winners in the 2016 Business Achievement Awards. (Photo contributed)

Chamber of commerce’s achievement awards recognize whole community

Annual business awards rebrand to include community service organizations and businesses

  • May 2, 2017
Winners in the 2016 Business Achievement Awards. (Photo contributed)
Lantzville District Hall. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin)
Lantzville District Hall. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin)
Nanaimo church tops Island real estate awards

Nanaimo church tops Island real estate awards

Vancouver Island Real Estate Board announces winners of annual building awards

  • Apr 25, 2017
Nanaimo church tops Island real estate awards
Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce announces Business Achievement Awards finalists

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce announces Business Achievement Awards finalists

Nnanaimo businesses honoured in 17 categories by chamber of commerce.

  • Apr 24, 2017
Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce announces Business Achievement Awards finalists
Nanaimo SPCA building. (News Bulletin file)

Finalists announced for Vancouver Island Real Estate Board’s commercial building awards

Awards will be given out Thursday (April 20) at Nanaimo’s Coast Bastion Inn

  • Apr 17, 2017
Nanaimo SPCA building. (News Bulletin file)
Jason Schmidt, with Pheasant Hill Homes, picked up multiple VIBE Awards for excellence in building and construction on Vancouver Island (Photo contributed)

Best in Vancouver Island construction awarded

Vancouver Island Building Excellence Awards recognize top builders

  • Apr 11, 2017
Jason Schmidt, with Pheasant Hill Homes, picked up multiple VIBE Awards for excellence in building and construction on Vancouver Island (Photo contributed)
Real estate board hosts Nanaimo home fair

Real estate board hosts Nanaimo home fair

Event offers information on buying and selling a home

  • Apr 3, 2017
Real estate board hosts Nanaimo home fair