Chris Bush

Canada became home not only to war brides, but also to war grooms

Soldiers from other countries trained in Canada, fell for Canadian women and settled down post-war

Canada became home not only to war brides, but also to war grooms

Soldiers from other countries trained in Canada, fell for Canadian women and settled down post-war

Dozens of planes went down on Vancouver Island training for war

Exhibit at Vancouver Island Military Museum depicts dangers of flying B.C. coast during war years

Canada’s wartime air training school graduated more than 130,000 crew

Canada became ‘aerodrome of democracy’

Organizers bringing heavy artillery to Nanaimo’s inaugural Great Pumpkin Toss

Trebuchet and air cannon will fire pumpkins to their final resting places in charity fundraiser

Family opens new downtown Nanaimo microbrewery

Cliffside Brewing Company opened Friday with six recipes on tap

Conservation officers will slap fines on homeowners who leave out bear attractants

B.C. Conservation Officer Service hopes to prevent bears having to be relocated or put down

Clean tech works for everything from breweries to batteries, say Island summit panelists

Transportation, brewery and First Nation representatives speak at VIEA economic summit in Nanaimo

VIU students busy creating haven for bees

British Columbia’s first Bee City Canada Bee Campus established in Nanaimo

Nanaimo software designer launching hunting-themed card game

Duck Buck Moose involves skill, cunning and luck of the draw

Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious fire set in sewer line

Incident on Haliburton Street causes indefinite delay in completing upgrade project

Gofundme created for Nanaimo house fire victims

Community giving thousands of dollars to help get family back on its feet after fire on Ney Drive

Nanaimo wants its city back

Residents, business owners vent frustrations over Nanaimo crime and drug activity

Fishermen at popular B.C. lake surprised to catch piranhas

Conservation officer service confirms two red-bellied piranhas caught in Nanaimo lake

Fishermen land piranhas in Nanaimo’s Westwood Lake

Conservation officer service confirms two red-bellied piranhas caught in Westwood Lake this year

Nanaimo RCMP draw weapons and arrest man with airsoft guns

Suspect allegedly pointed weapon during disturbance before fleeing scene

Fire started by candle damages bedroom in Nanaimo home

Fire investigator warns anything with an open flame should never be left unattended

Griefmobile child outreach hits the road

Nanaimo hospice vehicle aims to bring counselling services to children who’ve lost loved ones

Crews in Nanaimo manage to get toppled crane truck right-side up

Crane company uses auxiliary hydraulic unit to solve problem that was holding up recovery operation

Vancouver Island senior found safe with help from six search and rescue teams

Wayne Strilesky found safe in thick brush in north Nanaimo