Dominic Abassi

Steve Smith did plenty of celebrating during his incredible downhill mountain biking career.
Steve Smith did plenty of celebrating during his incredible downhill mountain biking career. Stevie Smith/Facebook

1 year after tragic death, legacy of Nanaimo's Steve Smith continues to grow

By Dominic Abassi
May 10, 2017 - 5:22pm

NANAIMO — Long live Chainsaw.

Those three words spark a wide array of emotions for many, 12 months after Nanaimo's Steve Smith passed away in hospital in Victoria following a dirt bike accident.

Kim Smythe says the Chamber is boosting their support for economic development in Nanaimo.
Kim Smythe says the Chamber is boosting their support for economic development in Nanaimo. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Chamber boosts support for economic development as City transitions to new model

By Dominic Abassi
May 9, 2017 - 2:18pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 4:08pm

NANAIMO — The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce is stepping up efforts to support economic development, as the City works towards creating their own in-house model.

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