Nanaimo Regional District

Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Regional District of Nanaimo spending $960,000 to upgrade wastewater treatment tanks

RDN board approves contract with Brentwood Industries Inc.

 

Regional District of Nanaimo directors voted to maintain their current pay model rather than move to a salary model. (News Bulletin file photo)

RDN directors vote to keep current pay model rather than move to salary-only model

Options were debated at Regional District of Nanaimo’s July 26 board meeting

 

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Regional District of Nanaimo staff have conducted a groundwater analysis prior to the start of summer. (Black Press file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo groundwater outlook good at start of summer, says report

Report analyzes region’s aquifers, says spring rains helped water levels

Regional District of Nanaimo staff have conducted a groundwater analysis prior to the start of summer. (Black Press file photo)
The Meadowood Community Park land exchange plan. (RDN Map)
The Meadowood Community Park land exchange plan. (RDN Map)
Anita Vallee, Mid Island Air Search and Rescue Society board chairperson, says her non-profit will benefit from new GPS units it will purchase with Regional District of Nanaimo community grant money. Pictured here, Vallee with board member Jonathan Churcher. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo air search-and-rescue to improve tracking with upgraded GPS units

Mid Island Air Search and Rescue taking advantage of Regional District of Nanaimo grant

Anita Vallee, Mid Island Air Search and Rescue Society board chairperson, says her non-profit will benefit from new GPS units it will purchase with Regional District of Nanaimo community grant money. Pictured here, Vallee with board member Jonathan Churcher. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Regional District of Nanaimo’s board has approved a request from the City of Nanaimo to offer shuttle bus service for select summer-time events, potentially starting at Woodgrove Centre and Vancouver Island University. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo offers free shuttle buses for Canada Day, three other summer events

Service would also be for Dragon Boat and Marine festivals, VIEX, with bike valet

Regional District of Nanaimo’s board has approved a request from the City of Nanaimo to offer shuttle bus service for select summer-time events, potentially starting at Woodgrove Centre and Vancouver Island University. (News Bulletin file photo)
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A case of notifiable avian influenza has been confirmed within the Regional District of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Officials responding to case of avian flu in Regional District of Nanaimo

B.C. Animal Health Centre confirms case at backyard poultry premises

A case of notifiable avian influenza has been confirmed within the Regional District of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
Heather Gallant, David Young and Kevin Young, children of late Regional District of Nanaimo Area C director Maureen Young, at ceremony remembering their mother June 15. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Plaque placed at Extension park to remember longtime RDN director

Maureen Young served her area of the Regional District of Nanaimo for more than 16 years

Heather Gallant, David Young and Kevin Young, children of late Regional District of Nanaimo Area C director Maureen Young, at ceremony remembering their mother June 15. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
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The Regional District of Nanaimo landfill in Cedar. (News Bulletin file photo)

RDN getting to work on $3-million project to permanently close part of landfill

Solid waste management committee recommends awarding $1.8-million tender to Secure Energy

The Regional District of Nanaimo landfill in Cedar. (News Bulletin file photo)
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Regional District of Nanaimo committee votes for pay raise for next board

RDN board retains base-pay model rather than moving to salary option

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Adam Walker (Parksville-Qualicum MLA) left, David Reid (Keep on Pushin’ Gabriola), Tyler Brown (RDN board chairperson) and Vanessa Craig (RDN Area B director) cut a ribbon, with children subsequently heading onto a new skateboard area at a Gabriola Island park on May 28. (RDN photo)

Ribbon-cutting held for skatepark on Gabriola Island

Numerous levels of government and community teamed for skateboard area at Huxley Community Park

Adam Walker (Parksville-Qualicum MLA) left, David Reid (Keep on Pushin’ Gabriola), Tyler Brown (RDN board chairperson) and Vanessa Craig (RDN Area B director) cut a ribbon, with children subsequently heading onto a new skateboard area at a Gabriola Island park on May 28. (RDN photo)
A scene from a mountaintop fire in the Green Mountain area southwest of Nanaimo from 2020. (B.C. Wildfire Service photo)

New Regional District of Nanaimo report identifies area’s wildfire risks

Community wildfire resiliency reports endorsed by RDN’s electoral area services committee

A scene from a mountaintop fire in the Green Mountain area southwest of Nanaimo from 2020. (B.C. Wildfire Service photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo cautions residents that scammers are trying to collect payment for automated waste carts. (News Bulletin file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo alerts residents to waste cart scam

Caller posed as RDN official, asked for payment for carts

The Regional District of Nanaimo cautions residents that scammers are trying to collect payment for automated waste carts. (News Bulletin file photo)
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RDN budgets $7.5 million from community works fund for electoral area projects

Money allocated for South Wellington community centre, Cedar boat launch, Gabriola trail and more

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Charles Pinker was the only one who had submitted nomination papers for the Regional District of Nanaimo Electoral Area C byelection by an April 29 deadline, the RDN confirmed. (RDN image)

Charles Pinker acclaimed as RDN’s next Area C director

Pinker, alternate RDN Area C director, to be sworn in June 5

Charles Pinker was the only one who had submitted nomination papers for the Regional District of Nanaimo Electoral Area C byelection by an April 29 deadline, the RDN confirmed. (RDN image)