Nanaimo Regional District

Regional District of Nanaimo will be receiving $1.17 million from the B.C. government in COVID-19 safe restart grant money. (News Bulletin file)

Regional District of Nanaimo directors getting started on budgeting decisions

Proposed tax requisitions for 2021 range from 7.3-per cent increase to 2.2-per cent decrease

 

The COVID-19 pandemic had an effect on film production on central and north Vancouver Island, says Vancouver Island North Film Commission. Pictured here, production of TV series Resident Alien in Ladysmith earlier this year. (Black Press file)

Film commissioner says COVID-19 cost central Island $6 million in economic activity

Jurassic World: Dominion, Chesapeake Shores among productions halted due to pandemic, says INFilm

 

Central Island 911 has a new fire dispatch service provider. (E-Comm 911 photo/Submitted)

City of Nanaimo, RDN transitioning to fire dispatch service from City of Surrey

Switch anticipated to save $3.5 million over five-year period

Central Island 911 has a new fire dispatch service provider. (E-Comm 911 photo/Submitted)
Jack Bagley Park redevelopment plan. (RDN image)

$1-million Nanoose Bay park project put forward as a budget priority

RDN lists community parks projects to be included in proposed 2021-2025 financial plan

Jack Bagley Park redevelopment plan. (RDN image)
The Regional District of Nanaimo administration centre on Hammond Bay Road in Nanaimo. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Brown elected new RDN board chairperson, replacing Thorpe

Regional District of Nanaimo holding ‘inaugural’ meeting of 2020-21 today, Nov. 10

The Regional District of Nanaimo administration centre on Hammond Bay Road in Nanaimo. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
A Regional District of Nanaimo Transit bus prepares to make a stop. (News Bulletin file)

RDN Transit hopes recovery funding will help balance books as ridership slowly returns

This past September’s ridership was about 56 per cent what it was last September

A Regional District of Nanaimo Transit bus prepares to make a stop. (News Bulletin file)
A rendering of Nanaimo Airport land, including proposed commercial development along the Trans-Canada Highway. (SNC Lavalin/Nanaimo Airport Commission image)
A rendering of Nanaimo Airport land, including proposed commercial development along the Trans-Canada Highway. (SNC Lavalin/Nanaimo Airport Commission image)
The Regional District of Nanaimo will take the lead in trying to secure grants for electric vehicle charging stations in the region. (News Bulletin file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo asks for alternate approval for charge-station costs

Process will apply to residents of Gabriola Island, Nanoose Bay and two other rural areas

The Regional District of Nanaimo will take the lead in trying to secure grants for electric vehicle charging stations in the region. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo dealing with concerns regarding efficiency of its automated garbage collection system. (RDN photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo dealing with concerns regarding efficiency of its automated garbage collection system. (RDN photo)
Jodie Lucas and Will Gemmell, owners of the Rusted Rake Farm. (PQB News file photo)
Jodie Lucas and Will Gemmell, owners of the Rusted Rake Farm. (PQB News file photo)
Regional District of Nanaimo wastewater services hopes the University of Victoria and Pani Energy can monitor wastewater for COVID-19. (News Bulletin file)

RDN hopes to participate in project to monitor for COVID-19 in wastewater

University of Victoria and Pani Energy project testing samples in capital region first

Regional District of Nanaimo wastewater services hopes the University of Victoria and Pani Energy can monitor wastewater for COVID-19. (News Bulletin file)
The French Creek Pollution Control Centre. (PQB News file photo)

RDN targets grants for major projects in Nanoose Bay, French Creek and Whiskey Creek

Official says projects have a strong chance to be approved for cash

The French Creek Pollution Control Centre. (PQB News file photo)
Photos of 707 Community Park on Gabriola Island, taken from the Regional District of Nanaimo’s 707 Community Park Management Plan 2010-2020. (RDN images)

Gabriola Island’s 707 Community Park expands

Addition enhances wetland protection, completes trail loop, says RDN

Photos of 707 Community Park on Gabriola Island, taken from the Regional District of Nanaimo’s 707 Community Park Management Plan 2010-2020. (RDN images)
Regional District of Nanaimo’s drinking water and watershed protection program has been recognized by non-profit Environmental Operators Certification Program. (Black Press file)

RDN water protection program receives innovation award

RDN drinking water, watershed protection recognized by Environmental Operators Certification Program

Regional District of Nanaimo’s drinking water and watershed protection program has been recognized by non-profit Environmental Operators Certification Program. (Black Press file)
The Regional District of Nanaimo’s new automated collection trucks. (RDN photo)

RDN’s new automated curbside collection service rolls out

Regional district says system safer for workers

The Regional District of Nanaimo’s new automated collection trucks. (RDN photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is looking into creating its own flag. (Stock photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo looks to create its own flag

Staff created makeshift flag earlier this year for a conference that ended up getting cancelled

The Regional District of Nanaimo is looking into creating its own flag. (Stock photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo will not resume in-person meetings for now due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Regional District of Nanaimo not ready to hold in-person meetings

Board decides to refer matter for budget discussions in 2021

The Regional District of Nanaimo will not resume in-person meetings for now due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (PQB News file photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo plans to increase water rates by two per cent in 2021. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo plans 2 per cent hike in water rates

Increase will help pay for maintenance and uprades to water systems

The Regional District of Nanaimo plans to increase water rates by two per cent in 2021. (PQB News file photo)
More electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo gets funding for new electric vehicle charging stations

New stations coming at City of Nanaimo service and resource centre, Lantzville District Hall

More electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions photo)