Tamara Cunningham

Nanaimo proposes groundbreaking new position to deal with student drug abuse

Move coincides with spike in use of a Xanax-like drug in schools earlier this year

School districts challenged to fill substitute teacher list

Principals, vice-principals and support teachers taking on additional duties in Nanaimo

60,000 bees check in at Nanaimo hotel

Coast Bastion Hotel has six rooftop hives

$40-million condo project planned for Nanaimo’s Old City

Redevelopment of former hospital site will pay homage to property’s past

Nanaimo designers featured in Vancouver Fashion Week

Fashion design a family affair

VIU transportation study steers toward higher parking rates, student transit pass

Advisory task force to come up with transportation solutions at VIU

Homeless activity sparks higher security and clean up at Nanaimo schools

Long-term solutions sought for homeless-related issues

Vancouver Island retailers share the love around Valentine’s Day

Feb. 14 a busy time for sellers of sweets, flowers and adult novelties

Prom Closet helps students get prom perfect

Hundreds of dresses and suits at February boutique are free for graduating students

Nanaimo’s John Barsby first Bee City School in B.C.

A new John Barsby club is all abuzz about bees. The secondary…

School district will look into building its own portables

Business committee recommends investigating viability of in-house construction of ‘learning studios’

Island Ferries announces next step in bid to dock at SeaBus terminal

Foot-ferry company says it plans to start up service this summer

Mediators appointed to help address issues in IHealth review

B.C. health minister appoints Jane Morley and Jean Greatbatch as mediators

Nanaimo hospital program ensures babies get enough hugs

Huggies’ No Baby Unhugged program has launched at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Flu outbreak hits Nanaimo hospital

Nanaimo hospital is over capacity and seeing higher volumes of people coming into emergency room

Nanaimo resident plans to buy nothing during ‘apocalypse month’

Donna Lee Criss plans to use what’s already in her home during month-long challenge

Meet Vancouver Island’s first baby

Chase Luca Taylor is the first baby of 2018 for Nanaimo and Vancouver Island

New survey asks mid Island women about maternity care

Nanaimo Division of Family Practice conducts survey as part of greater provincial initiative

Nanaimo RCMP launch new position in response to mental health calls

Cpl. Brigitte Goguen is the detachment’s new mental health liaison officer

Nanaimo school district taking initial steps to reconciliation

Shift underway to bring culture and indigenous ways of knowing into schools