Local News

City hosts work parties to pull up invasive plants

This year’s first work party happens at Pipers Lagoon Park on Wednesday, April 18

Nanaimo RCMP looking for chainsaw’s rightful owner

Chainsaw and brush cutter found on Meredith Road on April 17 and police suspect they were stolen

Liberal leader listening to speculation tax concerns

Andrew Wilkinson spoke to Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce on Monday

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Scenes for season three episode of Chesapeake Shores filming in Nanaimo
Pickup crashes into lamppost on Bowen Road
A tour of Nanaimo Unique Kids Organization's new location
Pilot calculates worth of Nanaimo's Buttertubs Marsh

Neighbour’s warning averts more serious fire in Nanaimo

Weekend fires sparked by smouldering meat smoker wood chips and vehicle malfunction

City explores youth medical clinic at aquatic centre

City of Nanaimo, Island Health, school district looking at concepts for a youth health hub

Parksville couple wins big with Lotto 6/49 Extra

Brian Moore also beat cancer earlier this year

  • Apr 17th, 2018

MULTIMEDIA: Bad wolf and police dog highlight Nanaimo Law Day

Event featured RCMP police dog service and demonstration trial with Big Bad Wolf

VIDEO: Snuneymuxw First Nation unveils $6M vision for Newcastle Island

Vision for island near Nanaimo includes restaurant with Snuneymuxw-inspired fare, artisans village

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Renovated auto shop helps VIU drive automotive program forward

Project part of $20-million marine, automotive and trades complex expansion and redevelopment

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Nanaimo to face off in support of Humboldt

Street hockey tournament fundraiser will raise cash and show support for Humboldt, Sask.

VIU engineering students bridge technical challenges

First-year engineering students display drawbridge models at annual design competition in Nanaimo.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue extinguishes blaze on Garside Road

Fire damaged side of garage, Nanaimo Fire Rescue investigating

Province won’t investigate source of deadly rabbit disease

Nanaimo Animal Control Services estimates 450-500 dead rabbits have been recovered

Winter Harbour: survival on edge of Vancouver Island

BIG READ: one of the Island’s most remote communites to focus on eco-tourism as industry leaves

Delays continue for Lantzville mountain bike park

Planned mountain bike park at Rotary Park not yet ready for public use

VIDEO: Cedar will get long-awaited water treatment upgrades

Drinking water, fire protection, developers could benefit from $2.7-million plant

Province to partner with church to build new affordable housing in Nanaimo

HousingHub initiative to locate and partner with public sector to build housing

New school bus route for Rutherford kids gains traction

School committee supports bus route between Rutherford and Frank J. Ney schools for one year

Copper thefts leave Nanaimo street in the dark

Thieves strip copper wiring from 23 lamp standards in recent theft