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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...
How Public are Public Records: This set of documents provided to the OIPCBC requests a response to the nature of “public documents” and the ability of municipal authorities to redact such documents. Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia Letter of Complaint I await their response and will be in...
Another Municipal Election Looms: Ron Bolin: July 30, 2014 Due to technical difficulties, this post is best viewed via the connection shown below.  To get it, do a “control/click” on the link shown below and then open it with MS Word. Let me know how this works, please. Ron   Another Municipal Election Looms
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Nanaimo waterfront deal: Hilton Hotel vs Georgia Park: Nanaimo is about to lose a downtown waterfront park! How could this happen? It is happening because the new Hilton Hotel planned for Front Street needs more space.  The hotel needs 60% of Georgia Park for a loading bay and patio. You must make plans to attend the Thursday, September 4, 2014 Publi...
Top 12 posts for first half of 2014: Reflecting back on the first half of 2014, what happened on mid Vancouver Island?  Here are the top 12 posts for the first half of the year: Diver Lake riparian bylaws broken but fines waived Nanaimo taxpayers lose out with no bidding process on exclusive water works deal Outrage over empty schoo...
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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...
Nanaimo’s South End is nominated as Canada’s Great Neighbourhood…: …in the Great Places in Canada contest. Voting opens tomorrow until September 25th and VOTE for your South End Neighbourhood! Watch out, there are 2 “South End” nominations this year so be sure to check our Nanaimo’s South End here: http://www.greatplacesincanada.ca/en/place.asp?id=1023 poster p...
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Nanaimo School Speed Zones Sept. 2014: OBSERVE SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMITS I have not confirmed with the RCMP how the teachers strike potentially effects speed limits in school zones, but I will personally be presuming the speed limits will be in effect. Considering the hefty fine associated with school speed zone enforcement it just m...
Another Kodak Moment In My Backyard: Are you in there?Time to get goingMoving dayGetting outta' hereI was just getting ready to fire up the BBQ on my porch when I heard a noise that caught my attention. What to my wondering eyes did appear but a mama coon and her two tiny kits.Apparently she was moving them to new digs and traveling...
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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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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.
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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...
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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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