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A woman had mail parcels stolen from her central Nanaimo home three times in the past three weeks.
A woman had mail parcels stolen from her central Nanaimo home three times in the past three weeks. The Canadian Press

Mail thief strikes 3 times at same Nanaimo home

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 13, 2018 - 1:12pm

NANAIMO — The holiday season is considerably less cheerful for a Nanaimo woman after three mail packages were stolen from her home. 

RCMP Cst. Gary O'Brien said the three parcels were taken from the same central Nanaimo home in the last three weeks. 

So far in December, Nanaimo RCMP recorded 32 break-and-enter incidents, which is up roughly 30 per cent from 2017.
So far in December, Nanaimo RCMP recorded 32 break-and-enter incidents, which is up roughly 30 per cent from 2017. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo RCMP, homeowners grappling with 'significant spike' of daytime B&E's

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 12, 2018 - 10:55am

NANAIMO — Police are used to break-and-enter crimes increasing during the holidays, but 2018 is proving to be a particularly dangerous time.

Negotiations are set for Wednesday and Thursday between UNITE HERE Local 40 and Coast Hotels, under the shadow of strike and lock out notices.
Negotiations are set for Wednesday and Thursday between UNITE HERE Local 40 and Coast Hotels, under the shadow of strike and lock out notices. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

72-hour lockout notice declared against Nanaimo Coast Bastion employees

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 11, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: December 11, 2018 - 10:11pm

NANAIMO — Fractious labour relations between Coast Hotels and their Nanaimo employees have escalated. 

John Lee Whyte, 53, has serious health issues and his family is very concerned for his well-being.
John Lee Whyte, 53, has serious health issues and his family is very concerned for his well-being. Submitted/RCMP

UPDATE: Missing 53-year-old man John Lee Whyte found by RCMP

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 10, 2018 - 11:09am Updated: December 11, 2018 - 9:04am

NANAIMO — Police say they've found a missing Nanaimo man who hadn't been heard from for months. 

RCMP Cst. Gary O'Brien confirmed John Lee Whyte was found shortly after notice of his disappearance was circulated to the media. 

Electoral reform ballots will be accepted at any Service BC office until Friday, Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m. The only regional Service BC location is at 460 Selby St. in Nanaimo.
Electoral reform ballots will be accepted at any Service BC office until Friday, Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m. The only regional Service BC location is at 460 Selby St. in Nanaimo. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Electoral reform voting deadline Friday at 4:30 p.m.

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 7, 2018 - 8:17am Updated: December 7, 2018 - 11:52am

NANAIMO — It's last call to make sure provincial electoral reform referendum ballots get into the hands of Elections BC.

Spokesman Andrew Watson said ballots must be dropped off at any Service BC location by Friday, Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m.

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