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Cyclist Jack Desante accepts a reflector from community policing volunteers Barbara Thomas, City of Nanaimo assistant manager of transportation, and Ivan Moore during a campaign in downtown Nanaimo on Wednesday, Oct. 20, to raise awareness about the importance of being seen while walking or cycling on dark fall and winter nights. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Campaign in downtown Nanaimo helps pedestrians and cyclists reflect on safety

ICBC, RCMP and Nanaimo Community Policing partner to hand out reflectors, offer reminders

 

Nanaimo RCMP say they expect the performance of a cut-out image of a Mountie on Speed Watch operations will be anything but flat when it comes to curbing speeders. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP’s cut-out Mountie will keep an eye on speeding drivers

‘Const. Scarecrow’ designed to remain stoic while accompanying Speed Watch volunteers

 

Nanaimo RCMP, with the assistance of a police dog, arrested a man who allegedly uttered threats and was walking in and out of traffic downtown on Monday, Oct. 18. (Image courtesy Porsha Paladini)

Nanaimo RCMP deploy police dog to take down man who allegedly uttered threats

Incident in downtown Nanaimo caught on camera by witness

 

A fully-loaded logging truck plunged into the Elk River on Monday, October 18 2021. (Contributed by James Kirk)
A fully-loaded logging truck plunged into the Elk River on Monday, October 18 2021. (Contributed by James Kirk)
The roundabout at Rockland Road and Highway 19A. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Vancouver Island constable sets record straight on how to use a roundabout

Campbell River highway feature has drawn controversy since being introduced in early 2021

  • Oct 16, 2021
The roundabout at Rockland Road and Highway 19A. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
(PQB News file photo)

Man dead after being struck by vehicle in Errington, weather may have been factor

Police continue to investigate cause of late-night incident

(PQB News file photo)
A memorial was set up for Jared Lowndes at the Campbell River Tim Hortons where the incident took place. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Chiefs, BCCLA say Indigenous involvement needed in probe of fatal B.C. police shooting

Jared Lowndes investigation highlights barriers to community representation in police accountability

A memorial was set up for Jared Lowndes at the Campbell River Tim Hortons where the incident took place. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Independent Investigations Office of BC is reviewing an incident in south Nanaimo where a man in distress was injured while being taken into custody. (File photo)

Police watchdog investigating after man in crisis injured while being taken into custody in Nanaimo

Man sustained non life-threatening injuries in incident on Extension Road last month

The Independent Investigations Office of BC is reviewing an incident in south Nanaimo where a man in distress was injured while being taken into custody. (File photo)
The sign quotes a verse from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Driver blames ‘Jesus sign’ after Highway 3 collision

The sign quotes a verse from the New Testament

The sign quotes a verse from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Discovery of an unattended vehicle aboard a B.C. Ferry in Nanaimo triggered and sea and land search for its driver Wednesday, Oct. 13. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Missing passenger stalls B.C. Ferries sailing from Nanaimo

RCMP, Coast Guard search Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay ferry route, person has been found

Discovery of an unattended vehicle aboard a B.C. Ferry in Nanaimo triggered and sea and land search for its driver Wednesday, Oct. 13. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are investigating the striking of a pedestrian by a vehicle on the Pat Bay Highway late Friday night (Oct. 8). (Black Press Media file photo)

Pedestrian struck by car on dark Pat Bay highway, woman in critical condition

Police seek dashcam footage relating to Friday night incident

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP are investigating the striking of a pedestrian by a vehicle on the Pat Bay Highway late Friday night (Oct. 8). (Black Press Media file photo)
Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
(Piqsels)

Mounties urge caution for motorists ahead of inclement weather this Thanksgiving weekend

Mud and snow tires will be required for many B.C. highways

(Piqsels)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland make their way to hold a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

RCMP, corrections staff among federal public servants covered by new vaccine mandate

Plane and train travellers must be vaccinated by end of October

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland make their way to hold a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
A family of three camping off of East Harrison Forest Service Road were nearly killed when a truck crashed in from the road, coming to a stop a few feet away from their tent. (Photo/Michelle Labor)
Teresa Hedekar by the front door of her Chilliwack home on Oct. 4, 2021, a door that was busted down by RCMP Emergency Response Team officers on April 13, 2021 looking for a suspect hiding in her basement suite. Hedekar is out hundreds of dollars because the RCMP refuse to pay for the damage. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

When the B.C. RCMP bust down your door, who pays for it?

A Chilliwack woman learned the hard way that even as an innocent homeowner she’s on the hook

Teresa Hedekar by the front door of her Chilliwack home on Oct. 4, 2021, a door that was busted down by RCMP Emergency Response Team officers on April 13, 2021 looking for a suspect hiding in her basement suite. Hedekar is out hundreds of dollars because the RCMP refuse to pay for the damage. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Comox Valley RCMP is investigating a collision that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman Monday, Oct. 4. File photo

Collision claims life of driver in the Comox Valley

Comox Valley RCMP is investigating a collision that claimed the life of a 24-year old woman

  • Oct 5, 2021
Comox Valley RCMP is investigating a collision that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman Monday, Oct. 4. File photo
Nanaimo RCMP seek witnesses and video footage after a homeless man was allegedly struck with a metal pipe-like object on Oct. 2. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo RCMP seek witnesses and video footage after a homeless man was allegedly struck with a metal pipe-like object on Oct. 2. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo’s Bastion, RCMP detachment, city hall and homes and businesses will be bathed in purple light during the city’s first Purple Light Nights campaign highlighting the impacts of domestic violence. (News Bulletin file photo)

Purple light campaign in Nanaimo spotlights domestic violence and its impacts

RCMP, Victim Services and Nanaimo Community Policing partnering on awareness campaign this month

Nanaimo’s Bastion, RCMP detachment, city hall and homes and businesses will be bathed in purple light during the city’s first Purple Light Nights campaign highlighting the impacts of domestic violence. (News Bulletin file photo)
Residents in Nanaimo’s downtown and surrounding neighbourhoods perceive that crime is increasing in their areas and they don’t feel safe going out walking after dark. (News Bulletin file photo)

Safety audits show residents in and around Nanaimo’s downtown feel unsafe

Nanaimo RCMP’s community policing department partners with city, university students on audits

Residents in Nanaimo’s downtown and surrounding neighbourhoods perceive that crime is increasing in their areas and they don’t feel safe going out walking after dark. (News Bulletin file photo)