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By the time the injunction was granted against Discontent City, the camp sprawled across 1 Port Dr. and housed roughly 300 people.
By the time the injunction was granted against Discontent City, the camp sprawled across 1 Port Dr. and housed roughly 300 people. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

After injunction, Nanaimo wonders where 300+ homeless people will go

By Spencer Sterritt
September 21, 2018 - 6:01pm

NANAIMO — With downtown Nanaimo tent city residents forced to vacate the camp within 21 days, many are wondering where the hundreds of homeless people are supposed to go.

A $10,000 donation is kickstarting VIU's CLB Accelerator Program, to boost education savings for local children.
A $10,000 donation is kickstarting VIU's CLB Accelerator Program, to boost education savings for local children. submitted/VIU

Event aims to cut down number of Nanaimo children missing out on free money for education

By Dominic Abassi
September 21, 2018 - 5:21pm

NANAIMO — The federal government is handing out free money to give children a leg up towards their future education goals and thousands in the Nanaimo region are missing out.

Emergency responders teamed up to extricate a man from his car after a crash on Hwy. 4 at Cameron Lake early Friday morning.
Emergency responders teamed up to extricate a man from his car after a crash on Hwy. 4 at Cameron Lake early Friday morning. Coombs-Hillers Volunteer Fire Dept.

Man stuck for several hours after Hwy. 4 crash at Cameron Lake

By Ian Holmes
September 21, 2018 - 2:13pm Updated: September 21, 2018 - 3:32pm

PARKSVILLE — A man couldn't get out of his car for at least six hours after a single-vehicle wreck off Hwy. 4 along Cameron Lake.

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