Infrastructure

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.

Nearly 1,300 units in Cedar are currently impacted by a boil water advisory due to turbidity caused by recent storms.
Nearly 1,300 units in Cedar are currently impacted by a boil water advisory due to turbidity caused by recent storms. North Cedar Improvement District

UPDATE: boil water advisory ended for Cedar

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 8, 2019 - 12:35pm Updated: January 10, 2019 - 11:46am

NANAIMO — UPDATE: The boil water advisory for the North Cedar Improvement District has been lifted. All users of the Cedar water system can resume regular use, effective immediately.

 

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Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday.
Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday. Photo Credit: Spencer Sterritt

Hydro update: Some good news to those without power in Nanaimo region

By Kyle Ireland
December 26, 2018 - 8:43am Updated: December 27, 2018 - 11:06am

NANAIMO — BC Hydro customers still in the dark in the Nanaimo-area could see their power restored some time on Boxing Day.

BC Hyrdo crews from as far away as the East Coast have worked around the clock to restore service after a powerful windstorm swept through the region on Thursday.

BC Hydro crews and private contractors have been scrambling to restore power to hundreds of thousands of south coast customers.
BC Hydro crews and private contractors have been scrambling to restore power to hundreds of thousands of south coast customers. BC Hydro

Progress made, but thousands still without power in Nanaimo area

By Ian Holmes
December 24, 2018 - 8:53am Updated: December 24, 2018 - 10:29am

NANAIMO — While there's been steady progress towards restoring power to the battered south coast, BC Hydro expects some customers will be in the dark beyond Christmas day.

Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday.
Downed lines on Dunster Rd. at Sherbourne Dr. in Nanaimo is a small example of the large path of destruction caused by a powerful wind storm Thursday. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

BC Hydro hopes to have power restored to most Nanaimo customers Friday

By Ian Holmes
December 21, 2018 - 10:52am

NANAIMO — Crews are scrambling to restore power to thousands of BC Hydro customers in the Nanaimo region, as many have been without power for nearly 24-hours.

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