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All I want for Christmas is a laneway… and double the density… and part of Georgia Park:: Ron Bolin: Sept 5, 2014 Monday, August 4, was another exciting night at a Public Hearing as a battle over the “Hilton” hotel properties at 10 and 28 Front Street and its implications raged between those with dollars in their eyes and those determined to protect Georgia Park. In the end the zoning...
What is Left? What is Right?: Another thoughtful post from David Brown. David Brown Sept. 2, 2014 At the municipal level who are the left-wingers and who are the right-wingers? What policies are progressive? What policies are conservative or regressive? There are Nanaimo councillors who self-identify as left-wing or progressi...
CODE OF CONDUCT: David Brown: August 10, 2014 This is another thought provoking post from David Brown who defines the characteristics of his ideal candidate(s) for City Council.  It is a topic which should be on all our minds as we drift ever closer to the November 15 municipal election and there is so much at st...
Loyd Sherry speaks out about Georgia Park: You know trouble is on the horizon when former City of Nanaimo Councillor Loyd Sherry has to come and speak to council. The last time Sherry addressed council was two years ago regarding the Colliery Dam issue which has become a major public relations disaster and  a financial boondoggle.  Now we...
BC Ferries: profits and problems: BC Ferries is an independent company with a contract to provide ‘ferry services’ for the BC government. It should actually be called ‘Corrigan’s Company’ or something that doesn’t make it sound like it’s a government department. This spring, Transportation Minister Todd Stone approved $19 million...
Lack Of Nanaimo Zombie Sightings Explained: While downtown the the other day I spotted this vehicle cruising through Maffeo Sutton Park. As the signage on the vehicle explains it apparently is part of, or perhaps is the entire Zombie Patrol.I was not aware of this invaluable service being offered in Nanaimo, but it would likely explain the...
CELEBRITY SOLSTICE VISITS NANAIMO: Celebrity Solstice In Nanaimo Sept. 22When built the Celebrity Solstice was the largest cruise ship ever built, she has now been surpassed by the Disney Dream built in 2010.That said, she will dominate the Nanaimo downtown waterfront when she docks at the cruise ship terminal on Monday morning at...
Former Mayor, Joy Leach’s Funeral: Joy Leach’s funeral location has been moved to  Friday (Sept. 12), 3:30 p.m., at Beban Park Social Centre. see http://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/274369361.html
Movie and Yard Sale: Movie Night in the Park Friday, August 22nd in Deverill Square Park (Princess Royal School Park between Haliburton and Irwin Streets at Milton) Come and bring your family, some blankets and chairs. This evenings selection, Mrs. Doubtfire, is a tribute to the brilliance of Robin Williams. The movi...
Council Paves The Way For Another $700,000 Down The Drain!City Council voted 6-3 (Kipp, Bestwick, McKay opposed) to grant a licence of use to a new group wanting to use the old building at 25 Victoria Rd. for their theatrical pursuits. The city taxpayer will pay the group $11,350/yr as an operati...
Nanaimo Taxes Did NOT Have To Increase!: Note: Email Subscribers may have to visit Nanaimo Info Blog to view videoThe above is a video clip of my address to city council on May 12, 2014 just before they adopted the 2014 - 2018 Financial Plan which will see taxes go up a total of 16.8%.If council had elected to use the $4million surplus ...
Naomi Wakan Poet Laureate: In October 2013 Gabriola Island resident Naomi Wakan was appointed the first poet laureate of the city of Nanaimo, Canada. Her forthcoming book, Naomi in Nanaimo, will collect her Nanaimo poet laureate poems.
Tenerife Tours and Vacations: Few holiday destinations in Europe match Tenerife for the variety of water activities available at such a reasonable price.
Letters to the Editor; Daily News: Here is a link to many of my letters to the editor in the Daily News; this one works :)http://www.nanaimodailynews.com/searchresults-7.3409?q=Gordon+W.+FullerFrom the search engine of the Bulletin; for some reason only goes back to 2012.http://www.nanaimobulletin.com/search/?q=Gordon+W.+Fuller&am...
Previous Links: Sadly in the Spring of 2013 the Nanaimo Daily News switched from Canada.com to being its own service provider; this has resulted in the links associated with stories from the Daily News no longer being accessible.What one can try is copying the tittle and pasting it in the search box, upper right...
Results: We’ll try to find and post the results from different polls, but for now, here are the overall results posted on the city’s website. Congratulations to all successful candidates.  
Good Information: Excellent information on this site.  The questions are well-thought out and posed to all levels of leadership: mayor, council, and school board.   It’s difficult to read….just hit the button at the bottom to increase the copy size.  But well worth the time. http://www.electyourfuture.com/  
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