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The front gate of 250 Terminal Ave., which will be replaced by a C-can office for tighter control and awareness of who goes in and out.
The front gate of 250 Terminal Ave., which will be replaced by a C-can office for tighter control and awareness of who goes in and out. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

More security, stricter access installed at Terminal Ave. supportive housing

By Spencer Sterritt
January 16, 2019 - 9:18am Updated: January 16, 2019 - 9:58am

NANAIMO — Housing operators are hopeful the challenges of running an 80 unit temporary supportive housing project will be addressed by upcoming changes to the site.

Mayor Leonard Krog was the most outspoken of councillors Monday night about the difficult situation developing around 250 Terminal Ave.
Mayor Leonard Krog was the most outspoken of councillors Monday night about the difficult situation developing around 250 Terminal Ave. City of Nanaimo

'None of us are happy:' Nanaimo leadership speaks out against new supportive housing complex

By Spencer Sterritt
January 14, 2019 - 10:24pm

NANAIMO — The City of Nanaimo's leaders have expressed concern and disappointment with a substantial supportive housing complex quickly opened to alleviate the homelessness crisis.

This truck with five people inside went off an Inland Island Hwy. bridge near Fanny Bay and landed on the edge of Cowie Creek Sunday afternoon.
This truck with five people inside went off an Inland Island Hwy. bridge near Fanny Bay and landed on the edge of Cowie Creek Sunday afternoon. CHEK News

'They're very lucky:' 5 hurt after truck falls from highway bridge

By Ian Holmes
January 14, 2019 - 1:26pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 3:06pm

COURTENAY — A search and rescue official says five people taken to hospital after their truck plunged 80-feet off a highway bridge are lucky to be alive after a terrifying crash.

Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck.
Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck. CHEK News

Driver going wrong way on highway causes crash in Nanoose Bay

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 11, 2019 - 11:12am

NANOOSE BAY — Two people were injured when police say a vehicle going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay.

Supporters like former Nanaimo mayor Bill McKay and St. John Ambulance will be on hand to help anyone in need and bring bright spirits to Christmas on the Street.
Supporters like former Nanaimo mayor Bill McKay and St. John Ambulance will be on hand to help anyone in need and bring bright spirits to Christmas on the Street. submitted/Tanya Hiltz

Christmas on the Street bringing holiday cheer to Nanaimo's homeless and low-income families

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
December 22, 2018 - 11:25pm Updated: December 24, 2018 - 3:12pm

NANAIMO — The giving season will carry on through Boxing Day for Nanaimo's homeless and struggling families. 

Christmas on the Street, held on the alley driveway from Milton to Finlayson St., will offer a hot meal and support for anyone in need on Wednesday, Dec. 26. 

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