Dominic Abassi

A trail running along Knarston Creek offers a serene hike up a ridge to a well-hidden waterfall.
A trail running along Knarston Creek offers a serene hike up a ridge to a well-hidden waterfall. Dominic Abassi/NanaimoNewsNOW

Group wants better balance in Lantzville forest; Province has 'no plans' for changes

By Dominic Abassi
March 21, 2017 - 4:27pm

NANAIMO — The provincial government is not striking the right balance between logging and conservation, according to a group fighting to save a chunk of a Lantzville woodlot.

The VI Party is still looking for a candidate in Nanaimo as the provincial election nears.
The VI Party is still looking for a candidate in Nanaimo as the provincial election nears. VI Party

Van Isle Party leader positive despite lack of candidates

By Dominic Abassi
March 5, 2017 - 9:02am Updated: March 5, 2017 - 12:20pm

NANAIMO — The Vancouver Island Party hit B.C.'s political scene last summer with lofty goals and a wild platform, but with two months to go until the provincial election they have yet to declare a candidate.

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