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Recommendations from Nanaimo residents during the consultation phase of the report recently filed by the Rental Housing Task Force.
Recommendations from Nanaimo residents during the consultation phase of the report recently filed by the Rental Housing Task Force. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Task force report praised for considering both B.C. renters and landlords

By The Canadian Press
December 12, 2018 - 5:24pm Updated: December 12, 2018 - 9:18pm

VICTORIA - A task force has made several recommendations to modernize and improve British Columbia's overheated rental market, in a report one non-profit group says strikes a balance between the rights of tenants and landlords.

File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

6-year-old girl lured from Vancouver playground, sexually assaulted: Vancouver police

By The Canadian Press
December 12, 2018 - 12:28pm

Vancouver police say a man lured a six-year-old girl from an elementary school playground and sexually assaulted her.

Police say it happened on Dec. 5 when the girl was at the playground outside Sexsmith Elementary School in south Vancouver.

Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Forest companies heading for China without B.C. government officials

By The Canadian Press
December 10, 2018 - 6:17pm

VICTORIA — Forest industry leaders from British Columbia are continuing a trade mission to China without provincial government officials, who are cutting short the trip to Asia as a court case involving a senior executive of Huawei Technologies unfolds in Vancouver.

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