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Nanaimo city council has approved a development permit to construct a new Mitsubishi auto dealership on the site of the former Madill logging equipment manufacturing site on Kenworth Road. (Alan Lowe Architect Inc. image)

Development permit approved for new auto dealership in Nanaimo

City council votes in favour of Mitsubishi building design proposal, including variances

Nanaimo city council has approved a development permit to construct a new Mitsubishi auto dealership on the site of the former Madill logging equipment manufacturing site on Kenworth Road. (Alan Lowe Architect Inc. image)
An artist’s rendering of what an artificial turf complex might look like at Harewood Centennial Park’s Sherry Fields. (City of Nanaimo image)

Nanaimo seeking infrastructure grant for new artificial turf field

Council votes to send grant application to feds to fund $3.28 million of $4.47-million project

An artist’s rendering of what an artificial turf complex might look like at Harewood Centennial Park’s Sherry Fields. (City of Nanaimo image)
Nanaimo RCMP. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo will look into ‘situation tables’ to address social disorder

Nanaimo MLA presents idea to city council, RCMP voices support

Nanaimo RCMP. (News Bulletin file photo)
The City of Nanaimo has determined that NDSS Community Field is the best location for a mid-size stadium and will begin work on stakeholder engagement and a phased plan for improvements to the venue. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo to look at turning high school field into mid-size sports stadium

Parks and rec will begin stakeholder engagement and begin work on a phased plan for improvements

The City of Nanaimo has determined that NDSS Community Field is the best location for a mid-size stadium and will begin work on stakeholder engagement and a phased plan for improvements to the venue. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A rendering of the OceanExp ocean discovery centre project. (Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. image)

Waterfront ocean centre attraction still high on Nanaimo’s want list

‘Not a time to dream small dream’: City confirms support for Nanaimo Deep Discovery Association

A rendering of the OceanExp ocean discovery centre project. (Checkwitch Poiron Architects Inc. image)
A rendering of what the new Nanaimo Search and Rescue base on Fourth Street might look like. (de Hoog and Kierulf Architects)

Nanaimo Search and Rescue wants to get started with rebuilding base

City of Nanaimo being asked to budget $1.3 million toward $2.5-million project

A rendering of what the new Nanaimo Search and Rescue base on Fourth Street might look like. (de Hoog and Kierulf Architects)
Shopping carts collected by city staff. (City of Nanaimo images)

City invests in cleanup as 630 shopping carts collected around Nanaimo

City of Nanaimo formalizes $187,000 expenditure on full-time clean-up crew

Shopping carts collected by city staff. (City of Nanaimo images)
An overhead view of what two new cycle lanes might look like along Front Street at the intersection with Church Street. (City of Nanaimo image)

Nanaimo approves waterfront bike lanes

$400,000 project will reduce automobile traffic to one lane in each direction

An overhead view of what two new cycle lanes might look like along Front Street at the intersection with Church Street. (City of Nanaimo image)
News Bulletin file photo

Nanaimo won’t implement plastic bag ban without province’s go-ahead

Motion to ban single-use checkout bags without ministry approval fails 5-4

News Bulletin file photo
Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

Consultant’s report sheds light on ‘very difficult’ era at Nanaimo city hall

Cuff report from 2019, obtained via FOI, highlights concerns expressed by city employees

Nanaimo City Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
Victoria City Hall is opening Thursday morning after a three-day closure (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

Victoria City Hall reopens days after downtown fire

The building was closed due to poor air quality

Victoria City Hall is opening Thursday morning after a three-day closure (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
The plaque that replaced the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in front of Victoria’s city hall was vandalized within the first day that it was up. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Plaque that replaced Macdonald statue at Victoria city hall vandalized

Less than 24 hours after plaque was installed, an ‘X’ had been scratched through the centre

The plaque that replaced the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in front of Victoria’s city hall was vandalized within the first day that it was up. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Phoebe Ramsay (left), Samantha, and Lucy Gunn supported the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue from the front steps of Victoria’s City Hall. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather at a B.C. City Hall after removal of Sir John A. Macdonald Statue

People rallied in support and in protest of the removal, carrying signs and chanting

Phoebe Ramsay (left), Samantha, and Lucy Gunn supported the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald statue from the front steps of Victoria’s City Hall. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Kate Loomer (left), Bradley Clements, Reuben Rose-Redwood, and Lisa Kadonaga held up signs in support of the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald Statue. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Removal of John A. Macdonald statue at B.C. City Hall met with divided crowd

People debated race and politics while Sir John A. Macdonald was removed from Victoria’s City Hall

Kate Loomer (left), Bradley Clements, Reuben Rose-Redwood, and Lisa Kadonaga held up signs in support of the removal of the Sir John A. Macdonald Statue. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS