City Hall

Though it won't be closed for now, Nanaimo city staff say the aging build does need to be replaced or at least seriously renovated.
Though it won't be closed for now, Nanaimo city staff say the aging build does need to be replaced or at least seriously renovated. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Alternatives to closure looked at for Departure Bay Activity Centre

By Spencer Sterritt
November 1, 2017 - 3:39pm

NANAIMO — The City of Nanaimo is exploring options which could provide a new lease on life for the Departure Bay Activity Centre instead of simply closing it down.

Four jail guards within the Nanaimo RCMP detachment were re-assigned after a gender-specific policy for guards was eliminated.
Four jail guards within the Nanaimo RCMP detachment were re-assigned after a gender-specific policy for guards was eliminated. File Photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Gender-specific guarding ends at Nanaimo jail

By Spencer Sterritt
October 31, 2017 - 2:38pm Updated: October 31, 2017 - 4:40pm

NANAIMO — The City has followed through on eliminating gender-specific guarding, but it's unclear how much money the controversial policy shift will save taxpayers.

Tourism Vancouver Island's incoming CEO says there's a way for Nanaimo and other destination locations in the mid-island region to all enjoy the benefits of tourists.
Tourism Vancouver Island's incoming CEO says there's a way for Nanaimo and other destination locations in the mid-island region to all enjoy the benefits of tourists. Cinnabar Vista Productions/Tourism Nanaimo

New Tourism Van Isle boss has big plans for Nanaimo

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
October 27, 2017 - 4:37pm

NANAIMO — Tourism Vancouver Island's new CEO has a plan to unify the tourist communities in the mid-island, including Nanaimo.

Anthony Everett will take the CEO mantle on Jan. 3, 2018, taking over from Dave Petryk.

Pages