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Nanaimo mayor hears supertanker concerns

Vancouver Quadra Liberal MP and former B.C. provincial environment minister Joyce Murray was in Nanaimo Wednesday to drum up support from Vancouver Island's civic leaders to ban oil tankers from B.C.'s north coast.

Construction of new ER at Nanaimo hospital on track

Mother Nature has been a hindrance for workers building a new, state-of-the-art emergency department beside Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

THE NUMBERS GAME: Census data crucial for city planning decisions

Census figures can be crucial in helping municipalities and social service agencies know where programs are most needed,and then secure funding to put those services in place.

Japan quake prompts Nanaimo fundraisers

Stories of the devastation and suffering last week's earthquake and tsunami wreaked upon Japanese citizens have inspired some Nanaimo groups to launch fundraisers.

Council gives 7-Eleven a chance without restricted hours

Businesses within South End Neighbourhood Plan Area can stay open 24/7 if they choose after city council defeated a motion that would require them to close from 2-6 a.m.

VIU faculty and administrators resume talks

Contract negotiations resume between Vancouver Island University administration and striking professors Saturday (March 19).

Nanaimo Mounties search for van following attempted abduction

Nanaimo RCMP are on the lookout for a white van with a dragon painted on its side following an attempted abduction Thursday.

Fate of Nanoose fire hall up in the air

The Nanoose Bay Fire Protection Society is hosting an open house this Saturday (March 19) giving residents a chance to view the current fire hall before a referendum decides its fate later this month.

Virus invades city computer system

The discovery of a new strain of computer virus forced the City of Nanaimo to shut down its computer system Wednesday.
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