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..It Comes in Threes in Nanaimo: By David Brown: January 15, 2017 Good luck comes in threes. Bad luck comes in threes. Municipal mega-projects also come in threes– at least in Nanaimo. Nanaimo has done the Port Theatre and the Convention Centre.  Now the Make Nanaimo Great people are pushing for a multiplex. What is a mult...
Redaction Redacted… What Now?: Ron Bolin, Oct. 1, 2016 It has been over two years since I asked for the authority by which the City redacted the reading of a Notice of Motion from its video of the Council meeting of July 14, 2014. That request has led over the intervening years through the City’s FOI process, through the Offic...
Who Owns what, where…: Ron Bolin: Sept. 17, 2016 There has been considerable discussion concerning the addition of a 15% surtax on the purchase of Vancouver residential property by foreigners.  A recent request for information about the control over foreign land ownership in other nations to MLA Leonard Krog led to the...
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60 Year Old Man Dies In Accident: Fatal pedestrian MVA A 60 year old male has died after being struck by a semi-trailer near the intersection of Aulds Road and the Nanaimo Parkway. The incident was reported at 4:10 pm on Wednesday January 18, 2017 and occurred approximately 600 meters south of the Aulds Road intersection and...
Is Downtown Nanaimo Getting Worse??: Busker compares downtown with 'the east side'The following post appeared on Facebook yesterday and is an observation from well known local busker Catherine Davis: "I busked downtown Nanaimo today for the first time in ages I felt like I was downtown east side Random people screaming and swearing ...
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Nanaimo Events Centre; SIS; Bowen Road; 3.3% tax hike: Nanaimo Council has got off to a running start. The January 9th Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting was held at VICC rather than at the City hall boardroom. The next Nanaimo Council meeting is coming up on Monday, January 16th. The Nanaimo Events Centre (NEC) is on the agenda again along with ar...
The Third Opium War – key drivers of the fentanyl crisis: Last year, 250 million prescriptions were written for opioids in the USA – that is enough for every adult to have a bottle of pills and more. How many in Canada? Canada is now the second-largest per capita consumer of prescription opioids, after the United States, according to the International N...
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Termimal Nicol Re-Imagined: Over the past year we’ve had an opportunity to hear from many community members during the Terminal Nicol Re-imagined process.  Thank you to everyone who has participated so far – your input has provided valuable insights and ideas to the Project Committee for the development of the DRAFT Termina...
SECA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES Aug. 3/2016: Agenda Financial Food Forest Art in the Park Event Aug 13 Bocce in the Park Teawagon BlogOther items: Women’s Group Event Chaired by S. Larocque It is acknowledged that we meet on traditional land of the Snunymuxw First Nation FINANCIAL:General Account – $2,603.75 Picnic Account – 1,123.29 FOO...
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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 ...
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Destination Earth: In a new book titled Destination Earth veteran traveler Nicos Hadjicostis elucidates his personal philosophy of travel developed after a round-the-world trip lasting six years and six months.
Working Remotely from Nanaimo: How have you found positive employment opportunities in Nanaimo or do you feel you may need to look elsewhere to advance your career?
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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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2014 Election Expenditures: This site from elections BC has all of the Nanaimo candidate expenditures.http://contributions.electionsbc.gov.bc.ca/pcs/LESearchResults.aspx?PFN=&E=(ALL)&FTK=0&FT=(ALL)&FN=(ALL)&OK=0&O=(ALL)&JTK=0&JT=(ALL)&JK=86&J=Nanaimo&EV=(ALL)
Empire Fading?: Funding for Empire Days cut by councilhttp://www.nanaimodailynews.com/news/funding-for-empire-days-cut-by-council-1.1737512Editorial: It's time to end the debate on event namehttp://www.nanaimodailynews.com/it-s-time-to-end-the-debate-on-event-name-1.1737509As most folk know I have been a staunch...
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Nanaimo City Council 2011- 2014:
The discussion continues here-- answering voters' questions: The all-candidates' meeting was a chance to hear what candidates think about four big issues....and there are many topics of concern to Nanaimo voters.That discussion continues here. We've set up two new areas on the blog for voters to pose questions and for candidates to respond to them---Voters...

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