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A man in his 70's was jailed for sexually abusing his granddaughter.
A man in his 70's was jailed for sexually abusing his granddaughter. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Senior jailed for sex offences against granddaugther on north island

By Ian Holmes
April 18, 2019 - 4:46pm Updated: April 18, 2019 - 11:04pm

NANAIMO — A retired Comox Valley realtor was sentenced to three years in jail for admitting to sexually abusing his developmentally challenged granddaughter.

The offender's name is withheld due to a publication ban to ensure the victim's identity is not revealed.

Diego was brought in to the free animal clinic for a checkup and appears to be doing well.
Diego was brought in to the free animal clinic for a checkup and appears to be doing well. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Free animal clinic gives heartwarming help to low-income Nanaimo families

By Spencer Sterritt
April 18, 2019 - 3:35pm Updated: April 18, 2019 - 5:15pm

NANAIMO — Vet bills can be enough to put families on stable financial footing into debt, but they can devastate those struggling to stay off the streets.

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