Housing

Kids got to express their artistic abilities at a family BBQ at Sanala, where people who had left the complex returned and complimented the recent change.
Kids got to express their artistic abilities at a family BBQ at Sanala, where people who had left the complex returned and complimented the recent change. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Revamping Harewood neighbourhood coming together after decades of hard work

By Spencer Sterritt
July 19, 2017 - 10:34pm Updated: July 20, 2017 - 11:25am

NANAIMO — A vital piece is being placed in the complex puzzle of revamping the Harewood neighbourhood.

The Findlay family on the porch of their new Habitat for Humanity home
The Findlay family on the porch of their new Habitat for Humanity home Daryl Major/102.3 The Wave

Moving into Habitat for Humanity home a dream come true for family

By Spencer Sterritt
July 14, 2017 - 12:34pm Updated: July 15, 2017 - 7:34am

NANAIMO — For Audrey Findlay and her family, a better living situation is only a few weeks away.

They received the keys to their new Habitat for Humanity home on Thursday and they'll move into the house on Extension Rd. in August.

Fire chief Marc Norris says the Ocean Terrace fire Thursday night was the largest in Parksville for more than a decade.
Fire chief Marc Norris says the Ocean Terrace fire Thursday night was the largest in Parksville for more than a decade. Katniss Dawn/Facebook

Massive effort underway to shelter apartment tenants after major fire in Parksville

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
July 7, 2017 - 4:22pm Updated: July 7, 2017 - 11:02pm

PARKSVILLE — With the flames now extinguished, efforts are turning to housing residents who lost their homes in a major apartment building fire Thursday night in Parksville.

Protesters at the former intersection of Linley and Hammond Bay Rd. meet with Dale Lindsay, director of community planning with the City of Nanaimo.
Protesters at the former intersection of Linley and Hammond Bay Rd. meet with Dale Lindsay, director of community planning with the City of Nanaimo. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Concerned neighbours protest Linley Rd. closing as part of subdivision development

By Spencer Sterritt
July 6, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: July 6, 2017 - 7:10pm

NANAIMO — A permanent road closure as part of the development on the eastern edge of the Linley Valley has neighbourhood residents up in arms.

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