Greg Sakaki

B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party’s climate action platform at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

B.C. Greens say minority government can best address ‘overlapping crises’

Furstenau talks to the News Bulletin about coalitions, old-growth forests and ferries

B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party’s climate action platform at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan poses with members of the public during a ‘mainstreeting’ campaign stop Sunday, Oct. 18, at Parksville Community Park. (Peter McCully/Black Press)

John Horgan talks COVID-19 misinformation, cancer centre, long-term care

Long-time Island MLA and incumbent premier speaks from campaign trail

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan poses with members of the public during a ‘mainstreeting’ campaign stop Sunday, Oct. 18, at Parksville Community Park. (Peter McCully/Black Press)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure spending on the Lower Mainland on Monday, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/Black Press)

Wilkinson says plan to rebuild B.C. will work for Vancouver Island

B.C. Liberal leader talks to the News Bulletin about homelessness, forestry, infrastructure

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure spending on the Lower Mainland on Monday, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/Black Press)
B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party’s climate action platform at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

B.C. Greens say minority government can best address ‘overlapping crises’

Furstenau talks to the News Bulletin about coalitions, old-growth forests and ferries

B.C. Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau outlines her party’s climate action platform at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre earlier this month. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo’s Rose McCulley brings a sampling of gloria mundi apples to the farmers’ market, where she was selling her canned fruit and secret-recipe apple pie filling. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Gloria mundi: How do you like them apples?

Giant apples are in season as Nanaimo farmers’ market vendor helps bring variety back from the brink

Nanaimo’s Rose McCulley brings a sampling of gloria mundi apples to the farmers’ market, where she was selling her canned fruit and secret-recipe apple pie filling. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
A concept of homes on Ronald Road as part of the Clark-Medd project. (Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

Lantzville moves along massive housing development as protesters rally outside district hall

Council passes third readings of OCP amendment for Clark-Medd project by 3-2 votes

A concept of homes on Ronald Road as part of the Clark-Medd project. (Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure spending on the Lower Mainland on Monday, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/Black Press)

Wilkinson says plan to rebuild B.C. will work for Vancouver Island

B.C. Liberal leader talks to the News Bulletin about homelessness, forestry, infrastructure

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson announces new infrastructure spending on the Lower Mainland on Monday, flanked by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows candidate Cheryl Ashlie and Maple Ridge-Mission candidate Chelsa Meadus. (Neil Corbett/Black Press)
B.C. Ferries has a mandatory mask policy on vessels and at terminals. (News Bulletin file photo)

UPDATE: No tickets for anti-maskers on B.C. Ferries

West Van Police say their intention was to ‘keep the peace’ after being called to terminal

B.C. Ferries has a mandatory mask policy on vessels and at terminals. (News Bulletin file photo)
The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Buy a boat,’ Horgan advises anti-maskers on BC Ferries

NDP leader John Horgan talks COVID-19 misinformation

The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay. (News Bulletin file photo)
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan poses with members of the public during a ‘mainstreeting’ campaign stop Sunday, Oct. 18, at Parksville Community Park. (Peter McCully/Black Press)

‘Buy a boat,’ premier advises anti-maskers on B.C. Ferries

John Horgan talks COVID-19 misinformation, cancer centre, long-term care with News Bulletin

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan poses with members of the public during a ‘mainstreeting’ campaign stop Sunday, Oct. 18, at Parksville Community Park. (Peter McCully/Black Press)
The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

Anti-mask protesters cause disturbance on ferry at Horseshoe Bay

Queen of Oak Bay delayed by about 45 minutes Saturday morning

The BC Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)

Anti-mask protesters cause disturbance on ferry from Nanaimo

Queen of Oak Bay’s departure delayed by about 45 minutes at Horseshoe Bay

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file photo)
Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, front, was in Nanaimo on Friday and participated in a sign wave at Bowen Park with Nanaimo-North Cowichan NDP candidate Doug Routley and Nanaimo NDP candidate Sheila Malcolmson. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Federal NDP leader comes to Nanaimo to support provincial candidates

Jagmeet Singh voting in first provincial election since moving to B.C.

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, front, was in Nanaimo on Friday and participated in a sign wave at Bowen Park with Nanaimo-North Cowichan NDP candidate Doug Routley and Nanaimo NDP candidate Sheila Malcolmson. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
District of Lantzville Coun. Karen Proctor. (News Bulletin file photo)

Vancouver Island councillor sues over privacy breach tied to donated phone

Lantzville’s Proctor files suit, alleging personal communications copied, shared on social media

District of Lantzville Coun. Karen Proctor. (News Bulletin file photo)
People protesting mask-wearing and other responses to the COVID-19 pandemic lined the intersection of the old Island Highway and Aulds Road in Nanaimo on Saturday. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Anti-maskers hold rally along the highway in Nanaimo

More than 50 people gather at old Island Highway-Aulds Road intersection

People protesting mask-wearing and other responses to the COVID-19 pandemic lined the intersection of the old Island Highway and Aulds Road in Nanaimo on Saturday. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Lia Versaevel is the B.C. Green Party candidate for the Nanaimo riding. (Submitted/file photo)

Versaevel representing B.C. Green Party in Nanaimo riding

Candidate ran for the Greens in the Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding in 2017

Lia Versaevel is the B.C. Green Party candidate for the Nanaimo riding. (Submitted/file photo)
The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay terminal last week. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

B.C. Ferries warns of sailing waits over Thanksgiving weekend

Passengers urged to try to spread out on board vessels

The B.C. Ferries vessel the Queen of Oak Bay arrives at Horseshoe Bay terminal last week. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
A point-in-time count tallied 433 people experiencing homelessness in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Homelessness count gives City of Nanaimo clearer picture of the issue

Agencies involved with this year’s point-in-time count present data to city council

A point-in-time count tallied 433 people experiencing homelessness in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
Seby Sulyok of Cedar is this year’s Future West B.C. motocross champion in the supermini division. (Photo submitted)

Bathtub power propels Nanaimo motocross racer to B.C. title

Seby Sulyok wins his division in FutureWest provincial series

Seby Sulyok of Cedar is this year’s Future West B.C. motocross champion in the supermini division. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo city council is interested in a pilot project to reduce speed limits to 40 kilometres per hour on residential streets. (Black Press file/News Bulletin photo illustration)

Nanaimo wants more info about pilot project to lower residential speed limits

Staff will report back on ministry of transportation pilot that could lower speed limit to 40km/h

Nanaimo city council is interested in a pilot project to reduce speed limits to 40 kilometres per hour on residential streets. (Black Press file/News Bulletin photo illustration)