Nicholas Pescod

Peter Marshall says the windshield of his 1987 Toyota pickup truck was smashed by falling ice. The incident occurred near Nanaimo, B.C. (Photo submitted)

Vancouver Island man claims falling ice smashed his truck windshield

Man discovered volleyball-sized chunk ice on his truck Saturday, near Nanaimo, B.C.

Peter Marshall says the windshield of his 1987 Toyota pickup truck was smashed by falling ice. The incident occurred near Nanaimo, B.C. (Photo submitted)
Property at 250 Terminal Ave. that has been purchased by the provincial government and will be used in the short term for temporary supportive housing. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Neighbours petitioning against supportive housing in Nanaimo

B.C. Housing advises residents it’s considering Terminal Avenue site as a long-term location

Property at 250 Terminal Ave. that has been purchased by the provincial government and will be used in the short term for temporary supportive housing. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Discontent City. News Bulletin file photo

City of Nanaimo wants conditions placed on any Discontent City extension

City wants to see nine conditions should the homeless camp remain after Friday’s court hearing

Discontent City. News Bulletin file photo
Discontent City. News Bulletin photo

Nanaimo won’t enforce Discontent City injunction until courts consider extension

B.C. Supreme Court will hear arguments for allowing homeless camp to remain at 1 Port Drive longer

Discontent City. News Bulletin photo
Provincial courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Man sentenced to six years for dangerous driving causing death near Nanaimo

Dustin Dennis Zinter had previously been found guilty after 2015 incident on Yellow Point Road

Provincial courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Activists and a Discontent City supporter say the City of Nanaimo will dismantle the homeless camp on Friday, despite the provincial government’s recent request that it remain open. NEWS BULLETIN file

Discontent city supporter says Nanaimo plans to dismantle camp on Friday

Nanaimo mayor won’t disclose shutdown plans, says advocacy group has no credibility

Activists and a Discontent City supporter say the City of Nanaimo will dismantle the homeless camp on Friday, despite the provincial government’s recent request that it remain open. NEWS BULLETIN file
Eddie Goncalves, left, and Greg Nowik, co-founders of Bikes for Kids, examine their storage facility in Nanaimo’s Brechin area today, Oct. 10. They say as many as two dozen bikes were stolen from the facility sometime over the Thanksgiving weekend. The bikes were intended to be donated to the less fortunate. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Thieves raid charity bike campaign in Nanaimo

About 15 to 25 bicycles stolen from Bikes for Kids program

Eddie Goncalves, left, and Greg Nowik, co-founders of Bikes for Kids, examine their storage facility in Nanaimo’s Brechin area today, Oct. 10. They say as many as two dozen bikes were stolen from the facility sometime over the Thanksgiving weekend. The bikes were intended to be donated to the less fortunate. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)
A privately sponsored Syrian refugee family is reunited at Nanaimo Airport in fall 2017. While privately sponsored refugees are continuing to arrive in Nanaimo, no other government-sponsored refugees will be coming in the immediate future. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

No more government-assisted refugees expected to arrive in Nanaimo

65 government-assisted refugees came to Nanaimo between 2015 and 2018

A privately sponsored Syrian refugee family is reunited at Nanaimo Airport in fall 2017. While privately sponsored refugees are continuing to arrive in Nanaimo, no other government-sponsored refugees will be coming in the immediate future. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Province will provide temporary housing for occupants at Discontent City. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. government providing temporary housing units to Nanaimo’s homeless

More than 120 units will be provided in Nanaimo at Labieux Road and Terminal Avenue locations

Province will provide temporary housing for occupants at Discontent City. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo city council candidates and running mates Avel Turnip and Conrad Peach, who is president of Soldiers of Odin Vancouver Island, talk to the media on Friday night outside Rutherford Elementary School. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Nanaimo’s Soldiers of Odin council candidate opposes school sit-in

Residents gather outside Rutherford elementary to express concerns about ‘Schoolhouse Squat’

Nanaimo city council candidates and running mates Avel Turnip and Conrad Peach, who is president of Soldiers of Odin Vancouver Island, talk to the media on Friday night outside Rutherford Elementary School. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)
Nanaimo city hall. News Bulletin file photo

Former Nanaimo senior manager says he was fired for not ‘covering up’ CAO’s spending

Brad McRae files notice of civil claim with Supreme Court of B.C.

Nanaimo city hall. News Bulletin file photo
Discontent City costs exceed $100,000 according to City of Nanaimo financial information. (News Bulletin file)

Discontent City costs exceed $100,000

City of Nanaimo estimates do not include legal fees or policing costs

Discontent City costs exceed $100,000 according to City of Nanaimo financial information. (News Bulletin file)
A forum at Vancouver Island University this week focused on Nanaimo’s housing situation and the impact it is having on members of the community, including university students. File photo

Affordable housing crunch squeezes Island university students

Vancouver Island University’s challenges with student housing was discussed at a forum this week

A forum at Vancouver Island University this week focused on Nanaimo’s housing situation and the impact it is having on members of the community, including university students. File photo
Seaspan Ferries Corporation, Southern Railway of Vancouver Island Ltd. and the City of Nanaimo have reached a land transfer agreement worth nearly $1 million. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Nanaimo reaches deal with Seaspan on south downtown waterfront land

City of Nanaimo purchases right-of-way for nearly $1 million

Seaspan Ferries Corporation, Southern Railway of Vancouver Island Ltd. and the City of Nanaimo have reached a land transfer agreement worth nearly $1 million. NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin                                Kelly Whiteside is hoping to launch a cat café in Nanaimo, which she says would be the first on Vancouver Island.

Nanaimo woman envisions Vancouver Island’s first cat café

Business idea still in early planning stages

Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin                                Kelly Whiteside is hoping to launch a cat café in Nanaimo, which she says would be the first on Vancouver Island.
NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Supreme Court grants injunction against Nanaimo’s Discontent City

Justice Ronald Skolrood’s decision released this morning

NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Darcy Kody, member of the camp’s leadership council, said Discontent City is looking at contingencies after the Supreme Court granted an injunction against the homeless camp. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

UPDATE: Supreme Court grants injunction against Nanaimo’s Discontent City

Justice Ronald Skolrood’s decision released this morning

Darcy Kody, member of the camp’s leadership council, said Discontent City is looking at contingencies after the Supreme Court granted an injunction against the homeless camp. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin
An artist’s rendering of a nine-storey Courtyard by Marriott hotel at 100 Gordon St. (PEG DEVELOPMENTS image)

$23M downtown Nanaimo hotel project moving forward

PEG Development submitted an updated permit application for a proposed hotel at 100 Gordon St.

An artist’s rendering of a nine-storey Courtyard by Marriott hotel at 100 Gordon St. (PEG DEVELOPMENTS image)
Attorney general takes Nanaimo councillor to court over release of confidential documents

Attorney general takes Nanaimo councillor to court over release of confidential documents

Coun. Gord Fuller and three other Nanaimo citizens named in Supreme Court petition

Attorney general takes Nanaimo councillor to court over release of confidential documents
Second provincial fire safety order issued against Discontent City

Second provincial fire safety order issued against Discontent City

Nanaimo mayor calls on province for help

Second provincial fire safety order issued against Discontent City