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The Long Lake Paddling and Rowing Centre and Long Lake Park upgrades project is a step closer to getting started after Nanaimo city council added it to the city’s 2022-2026 draft financial plan during a council meeting Monday, June 7. (Iredale Architecture image)

Nanaimo city council vote brings new paddling and rowing centre closer to reality

Long Lake Paddling and Rowing Centre added to 2022-2026 Nanaimo financial plan

 

Parksville Lions Ventureland Playground at Parksville Community Park. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Community Park playground to get $300,000 worth of upgrades

City of Parksville awarded grant from B.C.’s Tourism Dependent Communities Fund

 

Nanaimo city council voted unanimously Monday to pass a bylaw establishing the foundation for a new downtown business improvement association. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo adopts bylaw to create new downtown business improvement association

Chamber of commerce says next steps will be a board of directors and five-year strategic plan

 

Rising demand for police to perform well-being checks and field calls for people struggling with mental heath crises is driving the city to formulate a situation table to connect vulnerable people with the services they need. (News Bulletin file photo)

City, Nanaimo RCMP optimistic about how ‘situation tables’ can help people, one at a time

City highlights rising demand for wellness checks and mental health-related calls

Rising demand for police to perform well-being checks and field calls for people struggling with mental heath crises is driving the city to formulate a situation table to connect vulnerable people with the services they need. (News Bulletin file photo)
Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Port McNeill councillor Derek Koel busts a rap to help promote the town’s active transportation plan. (Facebook video screenshot)

VIDEO: Vancouver Island councillor makes rap video to promote active transportation plan

Active transportation is a personal matter for councillor Derek Koel.

Port McNeill councillor Derek Koel busts a rap to help promote the town’s active transportation plan. (Facebook video screenshot)
Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)
Port Drive at Front Street is one of five intersections across Nanaimo that will receive pedestrian safety upgrades. Nanaimo city council voted Monday to spend $300,000 in allocated money to improve intersections for pedestrians. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Five Nanaimo intersections will get pedestrian safety upgrades

Council votes to spend $300,000 of unallocated funds on rapid-flash beacons and curb extensions

Port Drive at Front Street is one of five intersections across Nanaimo that will receive pedestrian safety upgrades. Nanaimo city council voted Monday to spend $300,000 in allocated money to improve intersections for pedestrians. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)
Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers