Local News

Crime-prevention habits can curb thefts from vehicles in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP and other police forces promoting #9PMRoutine of bringing in valuables from cars

Victoria sees highest gas prices on record

Prices as high as 164.9 cents a litre break 2018 record

City of Nanaimo looks for new ways to offer community activities

Deadline is April 26 to submit proposals for activity guide programs

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Preparing for an oil spill in Nanaimo
Greens see climate as central issue in Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection
Fire breaks out at temporary supportive housing site in Nanaimo
Two taken to hospital after highway crash in south Nanaimo

Oceanside RCMP arrest man with weapon, suspected illicit drugs

28-year-old found on logging road in Nanoose Bay

  • Apr 11, 2019

City of Nanaimo hires communications manager

Farnaz Farrokhi will begin her new role starting April 15

Nanaimo bar getting its own stamp

Nanaimo’s favourite dessert to be featured in ‘Sweet Canada’ series

Who wants to buy a mansion?

For $5.9M, Qualicum Beach estate that once entertained Bing Crosby and John Wayne can be yours

Vancouver Islander accused of being a drunken sailor early in the morning

Port Hardy man facing mutiple charges after police found pilot “grossly impaired” at fishboat helm

Proposed cannabis retail stores moving through City of Nanaimo processes

Public hearing for four proposed cannabis stores set for May 3

Man wanted for attempted murder arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

Jonathan Patrick Michael Thompson was arrested ‘without incident’

  • Apr 10, 2019

Man pulls knife in dog off-leash park in Nanaimo

RCMP want to speak with man who displayed knife when approached by a dog at Colliery Dam Park

Nanaimo RCMP wants to round up bad drivers

Rising impaired driving numbers, fatal crashes and traffic prompt call for enforcement blitz

Nanaimo councillors move to eliminate five committees

Ideas for new committees or advisory boards pitched by councillors

VIU research project digs up ancient beer recipes

NANAIMO - Ancient beers revived from study into influence of brews on ancient cultures

Simulated spill in the strait keeps vessels ready to respond

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation held exercise as part of Transport Canada certification

Nanaimo’s vehicle processing centre officially opens

B.C. Vehicle Processing Centre will bring two carrier loads of European cars per month to Nanaimo

Police remind Vancouver Island of the rules governing off-road vehicles

ATVs and similar vehicles should be registered and need permission to use private lands

  • Apr 9, 2019

Candidate putting progressive conservative principles on the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Brian Marlatt running for the Progressive Canadian Party in May 6 federal byelection

Nanaimo RCMP setting up task force to focus on Terminal and Labieux areas

RCMP superintendent says police have a chance to reduce crime which is ‘plateauing’