Ian Holmes

Uncertainty on the future of the NRE continues. Council held off on a $6.05 million funding request, instead requesting legal and further financial info.
Uncertainty on the future of the NRE continues. Council held off on a $6.05 million funding request, instead requesting legal and further financial info. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Still no NRE funding decision, Council demands more legal and financial info

By Ian Holmes
June 11, 2018 - 11:04pm

NANAIMO — The future of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange remains as uncertain as ever, as Council seeks legal advice on the impact funding the non-profit operation would have.

The CRA phone scam has transitioned to include text and Facebook messages. Threats include pledges to blow up homes if payments aren't made.
The CRA phone scam has transitioned to include text and Facebook messages. Threats include pledges to blow up homes if payments aren't made. NanaimoNewsNOW file photo

'People are frantic:' threats of violence increase as tax scam evolves

By Ian Holmes
June 8, 2018 - 1:03pm

NANAIMO — RCMP say the Canada Revenue Agency scam is growing and the level of threats escalating in Nanaimo, now including vows to blow up homes if payments aren't made.

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