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Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville and Bowser are under Stage 1 water restrictions, preparing homeowners for a dry summer.
Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville and Bowser are under Stage 1 water restrictions, preparing homeowners for a dry summer. Pixabay

Despite rainy forecast, water restrictions now in effect across Nanaimo region

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
April 3, 2018 - 4:40pm Updated: April 3, 2018 - 6:09pm

NANAIMO — The mid-island area is now under water restrictions, even though roughly 50 mm of rain is anticipated over the next few days.

More than 200 people walked along Nanaimo streets, braving the chill night for a glimpse into the life of a homeless person.
More than 200 people walked along Nanaimo streets, braving the chill night for a glimpse into the life of a homeless person. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW Staff

More than $65K raised for local women's homeless shelters

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
February 26, 2018 - 3:09pm Updated: February 26, 2018 - 4:11pm

NANAIMO — Hundreds of people walked Nanaimo and Parksville's streets to get a sense of what it's like being homeless during the winter.

The six selected for the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, who will now travel the world for research.
The six selected for the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, who will now travel the world for research. Vancouver Island Unviersity

VIU students traveling abroad to help global climate change efforts

By Spencer Sterritt
February 9, 2018 - 7:29pm Updated: February 10, 2018 - 10:00pm

NANAIMO — To help in global efforts to fight climate change, six Vancouver Island University students are traveling abroad as part of a prestigious scholarship program.

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