Local News

Nanaimo MLA named B.C. government’s special advisor on abandoned vessels

Sheila Malcolmson will work with Ministry of Environment on derelict vessels and marine debris

Police warn of drinks tampered with at Nanaimo nightclub

Two women report incident that happened this past weekend at an undisclosed establishment

Cops arrest Nanaimo man after rocks tossed through Parksville post office windows

Oceanside RCMP found man, 22, lying in front of building

  • Apr 12, 2019
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Two cats die in house fire in Nanaimo
Car towed from ditch after accident on Nanaimo highway
City of Nanaimo creates new task force on homelessness
Police chase ends on Nanaimo Parkway

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

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