Nanaimo

Members of the city's cannabis task force, including members from other City committees, got down to work on Thursday, April 19.
Members of the city's cannabis task force, including members from other City committees, got down to work on Thursday, April 19. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo's cannabis task force starts grappling with marijuana legalization

By Spencer Sterritt
April 19, 2018 - 7:56pm Updated: April 20, 2018 - 7:11am

NANAIMO — The heavy and often hazy issue of marijuana legalization is now being tackled at the local level.

The tent city at Nanaimo City Hall, helped by the Society of Living Illicit Drug Users.
The tent city at Nanaimo City Hall, helped by the Society of Living Illicit Drug Users. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Homelessness & drug user advocates creating ties, cleaning up needles in Nanaimo

By Spencer Sterritt
April 18, 2018 - 5:25pm

NANAIMO — With their grant set to expire, a relatively new advocacy group in Nanaimo hopes to keep roots in the community and continue to find ways of helping those in

A large load of garbage left illegally outside the Nanaimo Habitat for Humanity ReStore overnight on April 10.
A large load of garbage left illegally outside the Nanaimo Habitat for Humanity ReStore overnight on April 10. Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island/Facebook

Habitat ReStore spending thousands dealing with illegal dumping at Nanaimo location

By Dominic Abassi
April 17, 2018 - 5:49pm

Nanaimo's Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts a wide range of household items and building materials. What they aren't looking for is people's garbage.

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