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Cyclists pick up swag and cycling trail maps at city Bike to Work Week ‘celebration station’ a few years ago. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo’s active transportation plan will be about more than infrastructure

City working on goals to double walking trips and quintuple cycling and busing trips

 

City councillors, after reviewing public feedback, voted to recommend the city move forward with an animal responsibility bylaw that will keep cats from roaming. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo councillors vote to recommend bylaw that would keep cats from roaming

Councillors consider public input at governance meeting, bylaw will still need to be adopted

 

Nanaimo’s draft economic development strategy points to opportunities for expansion of the Port of Nanaimo’s vehicle processing centre, clockwise from left, a community fibre initiative to improve internet speeds, identifying ‘employment lands,’ and advancing south downtown waterfront development. (Black Press photos and Colliers International Consulting/City of Nanaimo images)

Infrastructure, internet, industrial land key to Nanaimo’s economic development strategy

Nanaimo city council and stakeholders reviewing draft strategy

 

The City of Nanaimo is satisfied with progress on the conference centre hotel at 100 Gordon St. and will waive its right to purchase back the property. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo satisfied with construction, waives right to buy back hotel property

PEG Developments has passed $1-million mark in construction investment

The City of Nanaimo is satisfied with progress on the conference centre hotel at 100 Gordon St. and will waive its right to purchase back the property. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo city council voted to adopt the ‘doughnut’ economic model as a guiding principle for all city initiatives and planning. (Stock photo)

Nanaimo council decides city will be guided by ‘doughnut’ economic model

Councillor says Nanaimo first city in Canada to adopt the model as a guiding principle

Nanaimo city council voted to adopt the ‘doughnut’ economic model as a guiding principle for all city initiatives and planning. (Stock photo)
The Wesley Street encampment earlier this fall. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Unsafe and unlawful:’ City of Nanaimo report says Wesley Street camp was no longer sustainable

Bylaws report describes ‘disorder, conflict, violence, frequent overdoses’ at homeless camp

The Wesley Street encampment earlier this fall. (News Bulletin file photo)
Albert Street is getting a new $1.3-million bike lane, as Nanaimo city council took a second look at the project but voted for it again. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo city council takes second look at $1.3-million bike lane, but votes for it again

Councillor says cyclists shouldn’t have to be ‘Joe Kamikaze’ to navigate Nanaimo streets

Albert Street is getting a new $1.3-million bike lane, as Nanaimo city council took a second look at the project but voted for it again. (News Bulletin file photo)
People experiencing homelessness in Bowen Park last week. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo’s health and housing task force presents action plan to address homelessness

Draft action plan calls for 635 new program and housing spaces at a cost of $65.5 million

People experiencing homelessness in Bowen Park last week. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo will use reserves to take projected tax increase down to 3.0%

Councillors held their last special budgeting meeting today, three readings scheduled for Dec. 21

Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
Emergency personnel and city officials at the scene of a fire on Wesley Street last Thursday. Nanaimo city council members were asked about housing and homelessness spending at a town hall meeting Monday. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo citizens ask about housing and homelessness at budget-focused town hall meeting

E-town hall meeting was held Monday as public engagement component of financial planning process

Emergency personnel and city officials at the scene of a fire on Wesley Street last Thursday. Nanaimo city council members were asked about housing and homelessness spending at a town hall meeting Monday. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo city councillors support adding six more staff positions to this year’s budget

Projected property tax increase now at 3.6 per cent ahead of Monday’s e-town hall meeting

Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Nanaimo RCMP detachment. City councillors have approved two civilian police support positions that will assist RCMP in bringing child porn cases to the courts. (News Bulletin file photo)

Two new police staffers in Nanaimo will help get child porn cases to court

Nanaimo city councillors approve positions in 2021 budget

The Nanaimo RCMP detachment. City councillors have approved two civilian police support positions that will assist RCMP in bringing child porn cases to the courts. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo city councillors have recommended a $1.3-million cycle track for Albert Street between Pine Street and Milton Street. The city held a budget-focused finance and audit committee meeting Friday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

City of Nanaimo budgets for new $1.3-million bike lane on Albert Street

Potential property tax increase now at 3.6 per cent after finance and audit meeting Friday

Nanaimo city councillors have recommended a $1.3-million cycle track for Albert Street between Pine Street and Milton Street. The city held a budget-focused finance and audit committee meeting Friday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo’s financial plan includes $314 million for projects

Potential property tax increase now at 3.0 per cent, budget meetings continuing

Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
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City of Nanaimo wants to get started on pride-of-place, leaders’ table recommendations

Councillors expected to direct staff to report on ways to implement task force recommendations

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The City of Nanaimo is working on the 2021-25 financial plan, with a series of special finance and audit meetings this week and next week. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo begins budgeting with 3.3% tax increase as a starting point

Special finance and audit meeting being held today, Nov. 25

The City of Nanaimo is working on the 2021-25 financial plan, with a series of special finance and audit meetings this week and next week. (News Bulletin file photo)
A widened pathway, lighting and other improvements promise to convert a trail through Bowen Park into an urban cycling commuter link as part of a sewerage upgrade project to be carried out in 2021. (City of Nanaimo image)

Nanaimo sewer upgrade project will transform trail through Bowen Park

City asking for input into project’s design

A widened pathway, lighting and other improvements promise to convert a trail through Bowen Park into an urban cycling commuter link as part of a sewerage upgrade project to be carried out in 2021. (City of Nanaimo image)
Potential locations of speed humps and curbs on Lost Lake Road. (City of Nanaimo image)

City of Nanaimo planning traffic-calming project on Lost Lake Road

Seventy-five per cent of respondents support measures to reduce speed on the road

Potential locations of speed humps and curbs on Lost Lake Road. (City of Nanaimo image)
Locations where speed humps and raised sidewalk will be installed on Bay Street. (Image: City of Nanaimo)

Traffic-calming measures becoming permanent on Bay Street in Nanaimo

Temporary speed humps reduced number of vehicles on street mayor lives on

Locations where speed humps and raised sidewalk will be installed on Bay Street. (Image: City of Nanaimo)
City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog addresses citizens this past summer. Krog, in his mayor’s report Monday, asked citizens to “redouble their efforts” to control the spread of COVID-19. (City of Nanaimo photo)

Nanaimo mayor asks citizens to ‘redouble efforts’ to control spread of COVID-19

More than half of the active COVID-19 cases in Island Health are on the central Island

City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog addresses citizens this past summer. Krog, in his mayor’s report Monday, asked citizens to “redouble their efforts” to control the spread of COVID-19. (City of Nanaimo photo)