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1,000 Douglas fir trees will be planted around the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region as part of a substantial national initiatve
1,000 Douglas fir trees will be planted around the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region as part of a substantial national initiatve Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

National effort on climate change means 1,000 trees being planted in Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

By Spencer Sterritt
June 15, 2018 - 4:31pm

NANAIMO — The Mount Arrowsmith Bioshpere Region is doing its part to curb carbon emissions.

Nearly $10 million over 10 years is expected to help bring many homeless off of Nanaimo's streets and prevent further outrage, such as the tent protest pictured here at Nanaimo City Hall.
Nearly $10 million over 10 years is expected to help bring many homeless off of Nanaimo's streets and prevent further outrage, such as the tent protest pictured here at Nanaimo City Hall. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Mid-Island United Way secures another decade of funding to combat homelessness

By Spencer Sterritt
June 13, 2018 - 6:00pm

NANAIMO — Support workers, United Way staff and many organizations across the mid-Island area can breathe a sigh of relief knowing their efforts will continue to be supported.

Excavators and concrete trucks are a familiar site at the GNPCC construction site these days. The massive project has led to some noise complaints.
Excavators and concrete trucks are a familiar site at the GNPCC construction site these days. The massive project has led to some noise complaints. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Working overtime: more noise expected from Hammond Bay construction site

By Ian Holmes
May 30, 2018 - 4:12pm Updated: May 30, 2018 - 10:02pm

NANAIMO — A massive project is expected to generate temporary around-the-clock noise at the Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre (GNPCC) construction site in Hammond Bay.

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