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BC NDP Leader John Horgan speaks to reporters about a range of issues, including his profile, during a recent visit to Parksville
BC NDP Leader John Horgan speaks to reporters about a range of issues, including his profile, during a recent visit to Parksville Candace Wu

'There's a real problem,' political pundit says lack of name recognition hurts NDP's Horgan

By Ian Holmes
March 19, 2017 - 7:48pm Updated: March 20, 2017 - 10:57am

NANAIMO — BC New Democratic Party leader John Horgan's lack of profile hurts the party's chances of forming government, according to political commentator Allan Warnke.

L-R John Grisdale, Dave LeNeveu, Ken Wagner address the uncertain future of the Nanaimo Clippers
L-R John Grisdale, Dave LeNeveu, Ken Wagner address the uncertain future of the Nanaimo Clippers Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

'No turning back,' Clippers to move or shut down without local ownership

By Ian Holmes
March 16, 2017 - 5:55pm

NANAIMO — Without local ownership, the Nanaimo Clippers won't be operating in the harbour city next season.

Ken Wagner, the team's majority owner, made the announcement at a news conference Thursday. Wagner said he's looking at relocating the team to another Vancouver Island city.

The Northern Games, which have run for the last several years, promoted awareness and education about Indigenous culture outside the classroom.
The Northern Games, which have run for the last several years, promoted awareness and education about Indigenous culture outside the classroom. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo students learn about northern Indigenous culture through sport

By Spencer Sterritt
March 16, 2017 - 3:58pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 4:36pm

NANAIMO — Students took it to the mat in the 2017 Northern Games, but not for the traditional sports you might expect.

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