Nanaimo Regional District

Concept design of the expansion plans at Ravensong Aquatic Centre. (RDN photo)

Consultant presents two options for Ravensong pool expansion project in Qualicum Beach

RDN committee defers decision until more information available on Parksville pool plans

Concept design of the expansion plans at Ravensong Aquatic Centre. (RDN photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo has made it a priority to improve the quality of water supplied to Sandpiper residents. (Submitted photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo wants Sandpiper water quality issues addressed quickly

Area G director Wallace says situation is ‘unacceptable’

The Regional District of Nanaimo has made it a priority to improve the quality of water supplied to Sandpiper residents. (Submitted photo)
Regional District of Nanaimo directors have approved a plan that charts the path for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. (RDN screen capture)

Regional District of Nanaimo charts course for COVID-19 recovery

RDN board approves COVID-19 resilence and renewal framework

Regional District of Nanaimo directors have approved a plan that charts the path for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. (RDN screen capture)
The resale price of a detached home in Nanaimo rose 69 per cent between 2013-18, says a Regional District of Nanaimo housing needs study. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Regional District of Nanaimo needs more rental housing, study finds

RDN directors will take another look at the report and consider next steps

The resale price of a detached home in Nanaimo rose 69 per cent between 2013-18, says a Regional District of Nanaimo housing needs study. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
The Regional District of Nanaimo board is set to consider motions related to trail construction on Hammond Bay Road in Nanaimo on June 23. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

RDN to consider $684,000 contract for trail around pollution control centre

Regional District of Nanaimo board to decide on trail linking Shores Drive and McGuffie Road

The Regional District of Nanaimo board is set to consider motions related to trail construction on Hammond Bay Road in Nanaimo on June 23. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
Nanoose Bay evacuation route exercise map. (ISL/Regional District of Nanaimo image)

Emergency evacuation route plan completed for Nanoose Bay

Regional District of Nanaimo’s Area E director pleased with report

Nanoose Bay evacuation route exercise map. (ISL/Regional District of Nanaimo image)
RDN pilot project aims to reducing trash at schools making it to the landfill. (File photo)                                An RDN pilot project aims to reducing trash at schools making it to the landfill. (File photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo extends project aimed at reducing trash in schools

Committee endorses additional $10,000 for pilot initiative

RDN pilot project aims to reducing trash at schools making it to the landfill. (File photo)                                An RDN pilot project aims to reducing trash at schools making it to the landfill. (File photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is waiting to hear about its Clean B.C. Communities Fund application. If approved, 10 electric vehicle charge stations across the region would be installed. Pictured here a station on the Sunshine Coast. (Black Press file)

RDN awaits fate for electric vehicle charge station grant

RDN committee of the whole recommending moving proposed station to Lantzville municipal hall

The Regional District of Nanaimo is waiting to hear about its Clean B.C. Communities Fund application. If approved, 10 electric vehicle charge stations across the region would be installed. Pictured here a station on the Sunshine Coast. (Black Press file)
Illegal dumping rose in the Regional District of Nanaimo during 2019. (File photo)

Illegal waste dumping increased in Regional District of Nanaimo last year

RDN collected 74 tonnes in 2019, up from 49 tonnes in 2018

Illegal dumping rose in the Regional District of Nanaimo during 2019. (File photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is working on diverting less trash to its landfill sites. (File photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo’s waste diversion plan endorsed by province

Target is achieving 90 per cent waste diversion from landfill

The Regional District of Nanaimo is working on diverting less trash to its landfill sites. (File photo)
Regional District of Nanaimo is moving toward automated garbage collection, following the footsteps of the City of Nanaimo. (City of Nanaimo photo)

RDN will look at collecting old bins once automated waste collection starts in the fall

Residents outside Nanaimo city limits to see new waste pickup model in October

Regional District of Nanaimo is moving toward automated garbage collection, following the footsteps of the City of Nanaimo. (City of Nanaimo photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo has received a $125,000 grant from the province to go to creation of a poverty reduction strategy. (News Bulletin file photo)

Provincial funding will help Regional District of Nanaimo create poverty reduction strategy

RDN partnering with member municipalities and Islands Trust on regional study

The Regional District of Nanaimo has received a $125,000 grant from the province to go to creation of a poverty reduction strategy. (News Bulletin file photo)
Sandpiper residents have been dealing with water quality issues for years. (Larry Biccum photo)
Sandpiper residents have been dealing with water quality issues for years. (Larry Biccum photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is set to open campgrounds, including at Horne Lake Regional Park. (News Bulletin file photo)

RDN set to open Horne Lake, Descanso Bay campgrounds June 1

Regional district asks visitors to follow safety protocols

The Regional District of Nanaimo is set to open campgrounds, including at Horne Lake Regional Park. (News Bulletin file photo)
Tipping feed revenues have been down this year to date in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (File photo)

COVID-19: RDN facing $1.1M deficit in tipping fee revenues

Options to defer funds to offset shortfall to be discussed

Tipping feed revenues have been down this year to date in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (File photo)
Regional District of Nanaimo directors are expected to vote on a five-year partnership agreement with Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. at their May 26 meeting. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Mount Benson trail restoration agreement in the works

Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. and RDN entered two-year pilot project in 2018

Regional District of Nanaimo directors are expected to vote on a five-year partnership agreement with Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. at their May 26 meeting. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
Map of the proposed trail connecting City of Parksville with Rathtrevor Beach Park. (RDN image)

Parksville, RDN want Rathtrevor trail project to get underway

Municipality and region will collaborate on correspondence asking ministry to prioritize project

Map of the proposed trail connecting City of Parksville with Rathtrevor Beach Park. (RDN image)
Nanoose Library petitions the Regional District of Nanaimo to be connected to the community water supply. (Michael Briones photo)

Nanoose Library wants to be part of community water supply

RDN to amend bylaws to make request possible

Nanoose Library petitions the Regional District of Nanaimo to be connected to the community water supply. (Michael Briones photo)
Englishman River Falls Provincial Park will re-open May 14. (Michael Briones photo)

Vancouver Island’s provincial parks ready to reopen

Visitors advised to follow physical distancing protocols as day use returns to selected parks May 14

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park will re-open May 14. (Michael Briones photo)
Building permit activity up in Regional District of Nanaimo

Building permit activity up in Regional District of Nanaimo

First quarter shows increase of 12 per cent over previous year

Building permit activity up in Regional District of Nanaimo