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Why you should vote for proportional representation — and why you shouldn’t

Vancouver Island MLAs offer answers to electoral reform questions

  • Nov 22, 2018

Thieves follow courier truck to steal parcel from Lantzville doorstep

Nanaimo RCMP plea to public to practise parcel security

Threat prompts police response at Nanaimo high school

Police were checking students’ backpacks after threat made to NDSS

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Coast Bastion Hotel workers hold 24-hour strike in Nanaimo
Nanaimo woman tackles break and enter suspect
Snuneymuxw elders 'scared' of potential impacts of pipeline expansion
Fisheries officers train to save whales in Nanaimo

Vancouver Islanders among B.C.’s most engaged on electoral reform

Parksville-Qualicum and Courtenay-Comox lead the province in voter turnout, Island high in general

Lantzville isn’t certain its fire hall can stay where it is indefinitely

Councillor raises question around municipal fire station situated on provincial land

Regional District of Nanaimo committee chairs appointed

Coun. Ben Geselbracht to chair RDN solid waste management committee

Fired Nanaimo CAO’s peace bond hearing won’t be until the new year

Tracy Samra’s three-day hearing scheduled for March 27 in B.C. provincial court in Nanaimo

Regional District of Nanaimo to review water infrastructure

Region to make assessments of each of its water service areas

City declares house on Metral Drive a nuisance property

Nanaimo council votes to start charging for calls for service to the address

Nanaimo’s new council meets for first time in council chambers

Mayor Leonard Krog says council members came to first regular meeting prepared

Outreach group ordered to stop feeding homeless on City of Parksville property

City issued Manna Homeless Society cease and desist order after complaints from public

Kw’umut Lelum expanding its services off-reserve

Child and family support services will be available through new Prideaux Street office

Paved Pacific Rim National Park trail costs balloon to $51 million

Feds kick in an additional $17 million to complete trail running between Tofino and Ucluelet

Northfield intersection work done

Renovated $4.1-million intersection touted as safer for driver, cyclist and pedestrians

Changes coming to BC Ferries reservations for Vancouver Island routes

Many customers are booking multiple reservations, inflating wait times

Nanaimo Astronomy Society will look back at Apollo 8 mission

Out-of-this-world space flight, 3-D printing, and stellar distances the topics at this week’s meeting

With tax changes coming, Nanaimo school trustees debate pay raise

New Canada Revenue Agency taxation for school trustees takes effect in January

Nanaimo transit riders being asked for their feedback

RDN Transit will host open houses starting Nov. 26 regarding plans for south Nanaimo routes

A cuddle and a coffee: Six Island towns named among Canada’s most cozy

Sidney, Campbell River, Courtenay, Parksville, Tofino and Ucluelet crack Expedia’s top 40