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Mother’s petition targets MSP premiums

  •  posted Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Island mom behind an online petition to reform health care premiums isn’t buying Premier Christy Clark’s plan

City stalls on releasing contract dollar figures

  •  posted Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM

The City of Nanaimo is withholding costs-to-date for two separate, high-profile contracts

Coroners service identifies body

  •  posted Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM

The Coroners Service has named him as David Peters Middleton, 64, of Nanaimo

VIU convocation set for the Port Theatre today

  •  posted Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Former B.C. Premier Mike Harcourt gets an honorary degree from Vancouver Island University today

Parent concerned for student safety at North Cedar Intermediate School

  •  posted Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM

NCIS has been rated as at a “high-risk and vulnerable to damage and structural failure”

Nanaimo man faces bomb-making charge

  •  posted Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

A Nanaimo man faces 10 charges, ranging from bomb-making through identity theft and drug peddling

Panel to discuss problem of drug overdoses in city

  •  posted Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Community partners in Nanaimo are pulling together to host an important public forum

Teachers behind new developed curriculum

  •  posted Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Province’s teachers are wary of the way the government plans to move forward with the new program

Core review kicks off as project charter given OK

  •  posted Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Concerns raised that process will lead to cutting jobs in city

Malcolmson wants public transit between Nanaimo and Ladysmith

  •  posted Jan 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Sheila Malcolmson wants to see more inter-regional bus services offered in the mid-Vancouver Island area

Live site screen taken down from city plaza

  •  posted Jan 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

No plans for a replacement system, the city says after current equipment reaches end of useful life

Pit bull with chain embedded in neck now well

  •  posted Jan 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Choke collar embedded into his neck and caused a gruesome infection

WestJet stops daily service to Edmonton

  •  posted Jan 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

New service mothballed the new service, to meet a slumping oil industry and a reduction in air traffic

Bridge to Gabriola too expensive, says study

  •  posted Jan 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Verdict comes as no surprise to bridge supporters or opponents

Reported gunshots were just a ‘Redneck Ruckus’

  •  posted Jan 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Reports of gunshots in a south Nanaimo neighbourhood turned out to be a powerful brand of fireworks

City puts out tender for infrastructure upgrades

  •  posted Jan 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

The City of Nanaimo will put out a tender for an estimated $1.86 million in infrastructure upgrades in the downtown core

Nanaimo Scots honour Robbie Burns

  •  posted Jan 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Monday is the birthday of the renowned poet, with big celebrations planned

Shawnigan homeowners appeal assessments based on dump concerns

  •  updated Jan 22, 2016 at 12:04 PM

Area residents say property values hurt by contaminated soil treatment facility threatening their watershed

Second Victoria to Vancouver ferry service coming

  •  posted Jan 22, 2016 at 1:00 PM

New Clipper owners establishing a high-speed ferry service from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria

Commercial herring fishery cancelled

  •  updated Jan 22, 2016 at 11:23 AM

Stocks below the cutoff leves for a commercial fishery off Haida Gwaii and the west coast of Vancouver Island

Death of Quinsam coal mine raising questions about Raven proposal

  •  updated Jan 22, 2016 at 11:06 AM

Project near Courtenay threatened by slumping market for coal?

Elk Falls goes Niagara

  •  updated Jan 22, 2016 at 12:49 PM

Extra flow thunders at 10 times its natural rate as BC Hydro diverts flows

Staffing issues cancel multiple Quadra ferry runs

  •  posted Jan 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Six sailings between Campbell River and Quadra Island were cancelled Monday night as BC Ferries was unable to fill a key staffing position

Big land purchase renews economic hope for Bamfield

  •  posted Jan 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Huu-ay-aht First Nations purchase 11 parcels along Bamfield Inlet for community and business development

Metchosin fire destroys home, closes road

  •  updated Jan 22, 2016 at 12:38 PM

A home on the 4100 block of Sooke Rd. — which connects Victoria and Sooke via the Western Communities — has been destroyed