Business & Economy

The empty BC Liberal table was an often-used piece of symbolism in the all-candidate meeting on Tuesday, April 18.
The empty BC Liberal table was an often-used piece of symbolism in the all-candidate meeting on Tuesday, April 18. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW Staff

BC Liberals absence focus of Nanaimo all-candidate meeting

By Spencer Sterritt
April 19, 2017 - 11:32am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 5:19pm

NANAIMO — A provincial all-candidates meeting in Nanaimo meant to focus on education instead turned into a lecture against the only major party not there.

Premier Christy Clark, speaking in Nanaimo on Monday, April 17, says it's time for the Vancouver Island voice to be heard in the BC legislature.
Premier Christy Clark, speaking in Nanaimo on Monday, April 17, says it's time for the Vancouver Island voice to be heard in the BC legislature. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW Staff

Christy Clark says Nanaimo underrepresented for decades by NDP

By Spencer Sterritt
April 18, 2017 - 9:58am

NANAIMO — Years of almost entirely NDP representation in the legislature has left Nanaimo without a true champion, according to Premier Christy Clark.

Tourism stakeholders hope to see Nanaimo's seawall packed with visitors as the industry undergoes a period of transition.
Tourism stakeholders hope to see Nanaimo's seawall packed with visitors as the industry undergoes a period of transition. Photo Credit: File Photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo's tourism transition continues to take shape

By Dominic Abassi
April 15, 2017 - 7:26am Updated: April 15, 2017 - 8:05am

NANAIMO — A new marketing plan for Nanaimo's tourism industry has been unveiled, as the transition to a fresh model of service delivery continues.

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