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A 72-year-old man was convicted of secretly taking pictures of his nude step-daughter. The retired Nanaimo RCMP officer was given a six months house arrest and 18 months probation.
A 72-year-old man was convicted of secretly taking pictures of his nude step-daughter. The retired Nanaimo RCMP officer was given a six months house arrest and 18 months probation. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Retired Nanaimo Mountie secretly photographed stepdaughter in shower

By Ian Holmes
March 18, 2019 - 3:35pm Updated: March 18, 2019 - 4:08pm

NANAIMO — A retired Nanaimo RCMP officer found himself on the wrong side of the law after secretly taking pictures of his stepdaughter while she was naked in the washroom of their family home.

The Buccaneers and head coach Curtis Toneff will hope to rebound after a 5-1 setback to the visiting Cougars Sunday night.
The Buccaneers and head coach Curtis Toneff will hope to rebound after a 5-1 setback to the visiting Cougars Sunday night. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Cougars tie VIJHL semi-final at 2 after 5-1 win

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
March 18, 2019 - 8:48am

NANAIMO — The Buccaneers and Victoria Cougars are now embroiled in a best-of-3 to determine who will advance to the VIJHL final.

The Victoria Cougars recorded a 5-1 victory Sunday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre to square the best-of-7 league semi-final at 2 games apiece.

Michelle Corfield was victorious in Satuday's Liberal Party nomination for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.
Michelle Corfield was victorious in Satuday's Liberal Party nomination for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Port Authority chairwoman voted to represent Liberals in Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
March 16, 2019 - 4:08pm

NANAIMO — The Federal Liberal Party has a new face in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

Michelle Corfield, the Nanaimo Port Authority chairwoman, won the nomination on Saturday. One hundred and fifteen ballots were cast either for Corfield or her opponent Melissa Hall.

Sophia Seward-Good (left) and Aunalee Boyd-Good (right) in the final week before Vancouver Fashion Week.
Sophia Seward-Good (left) and Aunalee Boyd-Good (right) in the final week before Vancouver Fashion Week. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

SFN clothing designers excited and confident for showing at Vancouver Fashion Week

By Spencer Sterritt
March 16, 2019 - 2:43pm Updated: March 18, 2019 - 6:02pm

NANAIMO — After months of work, sweat, nerves and anticipation, the Indigenous clothing design house Ay Lelum is ready for the runway at the Vancouver Fashion Show.

The Buccaneers have home ice advantage heading into game 4 of the VIJHL semi final versus the Victoria Cougars. Game time is 7:30 Saturday, March 9 at the Pirate Ship.
The Buccaneers have home ice advantage heading into game 4 of the VIJHL semi final versus the Victoria Cougars. Game time is 7:30 Saturday, March 9 at the Pirate Ship. NanaimoNewsNOW file photo

Cougars claw Bucs to square VIJHL semi-final series at 1

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
March 15, 2019 - 8:49am

ESQUIMALT — A trio of first period Victoria Cougars goals sunk the visiting Nanaimo Buccaneers ship as the VIJHL best-of-7 semi-final is knotted up at one game apiece.

Lawyer Donald McKay estimated 10-to-15 legal aid lawyers in Nanaimo assist hundreds of clients locally every year.
Lawyer Donald McKay estimated 10-to-15 legal aid lawyers in Nanaimo assist hundreds of clients locally every year. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Legal aid in limbo as lawyers vote in favour of strike action

By Ian Holmes
March 14, 2019 - 1:08pm Updated: March 14, 2019 - 1:53pm

NANAIMO — Lawyers who represent the most vulnerable people around the province want a new verdict from the B.C. Government when it comes to legal aid.

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