Daryl Major

City of Nanaimo

Mid-island municipalities offer up skating, swimming as Family Day options

By Daryl Major
February 13, 2017 - 5:50am Updated: February 13, 2017 - 1:11pm

NANAIMO —  If you're looking for something to do this Family Day, there are activities around the mid-island region to take advantage of.

The Nanaimo Aquatic Centre will have an everyone welcome swim from 12 to 6 p.m. Staff will be leading family-oriented activities from 1 to 3 p.m.

Roundabout parking at Maffeo-Sutton Park will be unavailable Monday and Wednesday for Hometown Hockey construction.
Roundabout parking at Maffeo-Sutton Park will be unavailable Monday and Wednesday for Hometown Hockey construction. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Hometown Hockey construction on track; some parking interruptions planned

By Daryl Major
February 6, 2017 - 10:46am

NANAIMO – Preparations continue for the Rogers Hometown Hockey Event in Nanaimo on Feb. 25 and 26.

Work is being done at Maffeo-Sutton Park, where most of the festivities will be, according to parks operations manager Al Britton.

Former Dragon's Den host Kevin O'Leary has announced his candidacy, which a former VIU political commentator says will shake up the race.
Former Dragon's Den host Kevin O'Leary has announced his candidacy, which a former VIU political commentator says will shake up the race. Canadian Press

Former local political commentator weighs in on O'Leary Conservative run

By Daryl Major
January 19, 2017 - 1:42pm

NANAIMO – It happened South of the border with the election of Donald Trump as U.S. President and now the question is: will lightning strike twice in federal politics?

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