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First steps taken towards goal of continuous walkway from Departure Bay to Nanaimo Estuary

By Dominic Abassi
January 9, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: January 9, 2017 - 7:44pm

NANAIMO — The city of Nanaimo is taking some of the first steps towards tripling the length of the waterfront walkway, with the goal of one day connecting Departure Bay with the Nanaimo River Estuary.

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Five clam diggers rescued after getting stranded in the Nanaimo River Estuary

By Dan Marshall
January 9, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 1:03pm

NANAIMO — Five people out clamming were stranded and then rescued late Sunday night in the Nanaimo River Estuary.

Two vessels from Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue in Nanaimo were called out around midnight, as well as a Coast Guard hovercraft from Vancouver.