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Carole James speaks about the speculation tax during a visit to Nanaimo in early March.
Carole James speaks about the speculation tax during a visit to Nanaimo in early March. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo mayor 'disappointed' after Minister declines to exempt region from speculation tax

By Dominic Abassi
July 13, 2018 - 3:34pm Updated: July 13, 2018 - 5:44pm

NANAIMO — B.C.'s Finance Minister was ready to listen, but not ready to change her mind during a meeting with Nanaimo officials on the incoming speculation tax.

Violet Hayes and Frank Dubenski announcing Island Crisis Care Society was chosen as the supported charity for the upcoming President's Cup.
Violet Hayes and Frank Dubenski announcing Island Crisis Care Society was chosen as the supported charity for the upcoming President's Cup. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo women's shelter the chosen charity for national lacrosse tournament

By Spencer Sterritt
July 12, 2018 - 5:29pm

NANAIMO — Anyone buying a 50/50 ticket at the upcoming President's Cup lacrosse tournament in Nanaimo will know their money is going to a good cause.

A developer is asking for rezoning to allow for a 24-storey building on Chapel St. It would be Nanaimo's second tallest building.
A developer is asking for rezoning to allow for a 24-storey building on Chapel St. It would be Nanaimo's second tallest building. de Hoog & Kierulf architects

24 storeys in downtown Nanaimo? Committee supports rezoning for Chapel St. high-rise

By Dominic Abassi
June 26, 2018 - 3:28pm Updated: June 26, 2018 - 4:35pm

NANAIMO — A rezoning application to allow for what would be Nanaimo's second-tallest building has cleared a key hurdle.

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