Infrastructure

Signs like this have been a common sight along the Island Highway. More construction is on the way for the busy route.
Signs like this have been a common sight along the Island Highway. More construction is on the way for the busy route. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

$4.4M Island Hwy. repaving project to highlight busy road construction season

By Dominic Abassi
July 3, 2018 - 8:10am

NANAIMO — As the bulk of the millions of dollars worth of roadwork on the City's to-do list winds down, one of the biggest projects for this road construction season is set to ramp up.

An architects rendering of the proposed facility, in the works for roughly two years.
An architects rendering of the proposed facility, in the works for roughly two years. Nanaimo Ocean Discovery Centre

Despite earlier claims, proposed Ocean Discovery Centre now asking for City money

By Spencer Sterritt
June 26, 2018 - 4:49pm Updated: June 26, 2018 - 6:17pm

NANAIMO — Two years into the process, organizers behind the Ocean Discovery Centre for downtown Nanaimo's waterfront are coming to the City for cash.

An Air Canada Rouge 136-seat Airbus 319 will serve the newly added direct route of Nanaimo to Toronto. The seasonal service begins Friday, June 22 and runs through early October.
An Air Canada Rouge 136-seat Airbus 319 will serve the newly added direct route of Nanaimo to Toronto. The seasonal service begins Friday, June 22 and runs through early October. Submitted/Air Canada

Direct flights between Nanaimo and Toronto lift off

By Ian Holmes
June 22, 2018 - 9:32am Updated: June 22, 2018 - 1:28pm

NANAIMO — A critical new link added to the Nanaimo Airport schedule begins Friday, as direct service between the Harbour City and Toronto takes off.

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