Nanaimo Regional District

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)
Dana Wacker, president of the Nanaimo Mountain Biking Club, and Chris Hudec check out Fine China, one of more than 60 trails in the Doumont Trails network, which was voted Nanaimo’s best place for mountain biking in last year’s Best of the City survey. (News Bulletin file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo exploring mountain biking as an economic driver

Nanaimo Hospitality Association executive says coordinated trail network could lead to job creation

Dana Wacker, president of the Nanaimo Mountain Biking Club, and Chris Hudec check out Fine China, one of more than 60 trails in the Doumont Trails network, which was voted Nanaimo’s best place for mountain biking in last year’s Best of the City survey. (News Bulletin file photo)
Flooding caused a road closure on Northwest Bay Road in Nanoose Bay in 2018. (News Bulletin file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo urges residents to sign up for new emergency alert system

RDN aligns its alert technology with Nanaimo, Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Flooding caused a road closure on Northwest Bay Road in Nanoose Bay in 2018. (News Bulletin file photo)
A majority of bus riders will be required to wear a mask or face covering when on Regional District of Nanaimo Transit buses beginning Aug. 24. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

RDN Transit requiring masks for most come end of month

Masks, hand sanitizer to be handed out in Regional District of Nanaimo mask policy campaign

A majority of bus riders will be required to wear a mask or face covering when on Regional District of Nanaimo Transit buses beginning Aug. 24. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
(Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)
Cannabis nursery proposed in Nanoose Bay

Cannabis nursery proposed in Nanoose Bay

Electoral services committee endorses development permit application for RDN board’s approval

  • Jul 18, 2020
Cannabis nursery proposed in Nanoose Bay
The Regional District of Nanaimo is updating its water conservation plan. (File photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo updating water conservation plans

Region setting water conservation targets for Nanoose Bay and other water service areas

The Regional District of Nanaimo is updating its water conservation plan. (File photo)
According to a Regional District of Nanaimo transit select committee report, the RDN is estimating a $2.1 million loss in transit revenue due to COVID-19. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

COVID-19 pandemic estimated to lead to $2-million loss for RDN Transit

Regional District of Nanaimo has been seeing gradual rider increase since mid-May

According to a Regional District of Nanaimo transit select committee report, the RDN is estimating a $2.1 million loss in transit revenue due to COVID-19. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
The Regional District of Nanaimo will start a new automated curbside garbage collection on Oct. 1. (File photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo to start delivering new garbage carts

Updated automated curbside collection service set to get underway Oct. 1

The Regional District of Nanaimo will start a new automated curbside garbage collection on Oct. 1. (File photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo has prepared its statement of financial information for 2019. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

RDN paid $35 million in wages last year, financial statements show

Statement of financial information, including salaries and expenses, will be presented to directors

The Regional District of Nanaimo has prepared its statement of financial information for 2019. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)