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Uplands Walk in north Nanaimo is a subsidized housing model which serves the most needy. The City of Nanaimo hopes to help a broad range of people with its new affordable housing strategy.
Uplands Walk in north Nanaimo is a subsidized housing model which serves the most needy. The City of Nanaimo hopes to help a broad range of people with its new affordable housing strategy. Pacifica Housing

City of Nanaimo hatches affordable housing plan

By Ian Holmes
April 25, 2017 - 9:55pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 10:33pm

NANAIMO — The foundation has been laid at Nanaimo City Hall to fight an increasingly evident affordable housing problem in the harbour city.

City Council has voted in favour of identifying its role and priorities in tackling housing affordability over the next 10 years.

Councillors Gord Fuller and Diane Brennan were both nominated for an RDN seat, prompting some colourful debate Monday.
Councillors Gord Fuller and Diane Brennan were both nominated for an RDN seat, prompting some colourful debate Monday. City of Nanaimo

Nanaimo coun. Fuller tabbed for RDN board seat following 'unhealthy' debate

By Dominic Abassi
April 25, 2017 - 1:18pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 2:36pm

NANAIMO — Terms like buffoonery and petty politics were tossed around Monday night as Nanaimo councillors sparred over a typically routine appointment to the regional board of directors.

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