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Plastic checkout bags could be banned in Nanaimo by next summer if a city bylaw receives provincial approval. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo moves closer to banning plastic and other single-use checkout bags

Nanaimo city council votes to forward checkout bag regulation bylaw to province for approval

 

The track at Rotary Bowl stadium will be resurfaced if a grant application gets approved. Nanaimo city council members, at a meeting Oct. 5, voted to seek grant money for both the track and a new boathouse at Loudon Park. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo seeking infrastructure grants for running track and boathouse

Council votes to apply for money to resurface Rotary Bowl track and build a boathouse at Loudon Park

 

Homelessness count gives City of Nanaimo clearer picture of the issue

Agencies involved with this year’s point-in-time count present data to city council

 

Nanaimo city council wants more info about pilot project to lower residential speed limit

Staff will report back on ministry of transportation pilot that could lower speed limit to 40km/h

Development permit approved for new auto dealership in Nanaimo

City council votes in favour of Mitsubishi building design proposal, including variances

City of Nanaimo begins project planning for multimillion-dollar public works yard upgrades

Councillors vote to reallocate $200,000 to develop architectural concepts and cost estimates

City of Nanaimo seeking infrastructure grant for new artificial turf field in Harewood

Council votes to send grant application to feds to fund $3.28 million of $4.47-million project

City of Nanaimo will look into ‘situation tables’ to address social disorder

Nanaimo MLA presents idea to city council, RCMP voices support

City of Nanaimo to look at turning NDSS field into mid-size stadium

Parks and rec will begin stakeholder engagement and begin work on a phased plan for improvements

City to begin Metral Drive ‘complete street’ roadwork in August

Phase 1 includes seven raised intersections, sidewalks, cycle track

Nanaimo city council interested in ocean discovery centre’s efforts

Council will provide letter of support for Nanaimo Deep Discovery Association project

City of Nanaimo will look at replacing all the Port Theatre’s windows next year

Replacement of 199 windows would cost $750,000, staff reports

City of Nanaimo starts work on trying to slow speeding on Extension Road

Staff collecting data in Chase River before considering traffic-calming measures

City of Nanaimo surveying residents to inform long-term planning

City starts ‘Reimagine Nanaimo’ process tied to official community plan review

Nanaimo Search and Rescue wants to get started with rebuilding base

City of Nanaimo being asked to budget $1.3 million toward $2.5-million project

Hammond Bay road work goes $150,000 over budget

Project improved street, stabilized slope and upgraded underground utilities

Nanaimo city council starts talking about potential budget items for next year

Councillors ask for business cases for mobile crisis response unit, manager of housing

Speed limit on Nanaimo’s Georgia Avenue will be lowered to 30km/h

Lower speed limit, traffic calming part of a package of roadway reallocation measures

City building cycle lane on Departure Bay Road, walking lane on Boxwood

Nanaimo council approves three active transportation projects totalling $170,000

City of Nanaimo looking into making council’s voting records more accessible

Coun. Sheryl Armstrong says a lot of citizens have asked for additional transparency measure