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Vancouver summit tomorrow discussing the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons program

By The Canadian Press
January 15, 2018 - 5:14pm

VANCOUVER — As high-ranking diplomats gather in Vancouver for a summit to discuss ways to reduce the growing threat from North Korea's nuclear weapons program, a coalition of women representing feminist peace movements from across the globe will be demanding a seat at the table.

Hospital volunteer Alia Johnston holding Isabella, who was born addicted to various narcotics and was helped by being held and soothed constantly.
Hospital volunteer Alia Johnston holding Isabella, who was born addicted to various narcotics and was helped by being held and soothed constantly. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

No baby unhugged: new program helping Nanaimo newborns thrive

By Spencer Sterritt
January 15, 2018 - 3:39pm Updated: January 15, 2018 - 5:27pm

NANAIMO — A new program at Nanaimo's hospital hopes to make the stay easier for newborns and also help them develop and grow.

Robert Gordon Davidson has been sentenced in the severe assault of a quadriplegic man at a rural Qualicum Beach home in March, 2014.
Robert Gordon Davidson has been sentenced in the severe assault of a quadriplegic man at a rural Qualicum Beach home in March, 2014. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Sentence issued after quadriplegic man beaten in Qualicum Beach

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 14, 2018 - 8:01pm

NANAIMO — A man was sentenced in the severe assault of a quadriplegic man at a rural Qualicum Beach home.

Robert Gordon Davidson, 48, was given two-and-a-half years behind bars for beating the man with a blunt object at his home in March 2014.

The entrances to a townhouse complex on the corner of Wakesiah Ave. and Second St. were blocked off Saturday morning around 11 a.m.
The entrances to a townhouse complex on the corner of Wakesiah Ave. and Second St. were blocked off Saturday morning around 11 a.m. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP confirm targeted shooting in south Nanaimo leaves one man dead

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 13, 2018 - 1:17pm Updated: January 13, 2018 - 3:02pm

NANAIMO — RCMP confirmed one man is dead after a targeted shooting at a south Nanaimo townhouse complex. 

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