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Children play on the gym floor of Fairview Community School at an event Friday hosted by the Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership.
Children play on the gym floor of Fairview Community School at an event Friday hosted by the Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership. David Seath

1/4 of young Nanaimo children live in poverty: report

By Ian Holmes
November 17, 2017 - 4:08pm Updated: November 18, 2017 - 6:58am

NANAIMO — An increasing number of young Nanaimo children belong to families struggling to make ends meet.

The semi-annual State of the Child Report, released by the Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership on Friday, points to several concerning poverty-related indicators.

Multiple Nanaimo RCMP officers were at the Port-O-Call Inn & Suites at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Multiple Nanaimo RCMP officers were at the Port-O-Call Inn & Suites at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

UPDATE: Charges announced in Port-O-Call stabbing

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
November 15, 2017 - 2:53pm Updated: November 17, 2017 - 9:53am

NANAIMO — Charges have been laid after a man was stabbed at the Port-O-Call Inn & Suites Wendesday afternoon. Nancy Deann Sandman, 44, of Nanaimo has been charged with assault, assault causing bodily harm and breaching a court-ordered condition.

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