Environment

Rendering of what a new NRE facility could look like.
Rendering of what a new NRE facility could look like. Nanaimo Recycling Exchange

Money announced for Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, but request to build new facility denied

By Ian Holmes
February 16, 2018 - 3:59pm Updated: February 16, 2018 - 4:53pm

NANAIMO — Conditional financial support has been made to the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, but it falls well short of what the non-profit organizations asked for.

Protesters filled the bleachers inside VIU's gym on Friday during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit, with protests staged outside as well.
Protesters filled the bleachers inside VIU's gym on Friday during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit, with protests staged outside as well. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Canada's place in the world questioned at Prime Minister's confrontational visit to Nanaimo

By Spencer Sterritt and the Canadian Press
February 2, 2018 - 5:15pm

NANAIMO — Not a single question was answered at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's rowdy town hall event on Friday without someone shouting about the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.

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B.C. creates more uncertainty for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with new restrictions

By The Canadian Press
January 30, 2018 - 5:14pm

CALGARY - The B.C. government is creating more uncertainty around Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Trans Mountain expansion project with a proposal to restrict any increase in diluted bitumen shipments until it conducts more spill response studies.

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