Nanaimo

Speaker Sophie Harrison, at VIU's Malaspina Theatre on Tuesday night, says the Kinder Morgan pipeline has undermined B.C.'s government.
Speaker Sophie Harrison, at VIU's Malaspina Theatre on Tuesday night, says the Kinder Morgan pipeline has undermined B.C.'s government. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

B.C. Liberal gov't focus of anti-Kinder Morgan discussion

By Spencer Sterritt
March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

NANAIMO — How the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion has infiltrated various levels of B.C.'s government was the most talked about point in a recent discussion on the pipeline at VIU.

A roughly $1.9 million dollar expansion is badly needed for the overcrowded shelter for women.
A roughly $1.9 million dollar expansion is badly needed for the overcrowded shelter for women. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo's Samaritan House eyes ambitious expansion

By Daryl Major
March 21, 2017 - 8:07pm

NANAIMO — Samaritan House emergency women's shelter in Nanaimo is virtually out of room.

That has Island Crisis Care Society, the shelter's operator, planning an ambitious expansion with a tentative price tag of $1.9 million.

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.

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