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Sun Shines On Nanaimo Boat Show 2015: Nanaimo Boat Show 2015Waterfront Suites and Marina1000 Stewart Ave. NanaimoMarch 27 - 12:00 - 6:00 pmMarch 28 - 10:00 - 6:00 pmMarch 29 - 10:00 - 6:00 pmOne Day Pass - $8.00Weekend Pass - $10.00Children under 12 - free
Harbour City Star Stops Publishing April 10: An article in the local Daily about the recent Black Press purchase of the Nanaimo Daily News and the Harbour City Star reports the Star will cease publishing on April 10.The new owners intend to focus their energies on growing their circulation and improving the quality of the product in this ma...
Nanaimo Needs A 'Sun-Dance' For The Weekend: Nanaimo residents are never deterred by a little 'liquid sunshine' but more of the other kind would be appreciated for the last weekend of spring break. The Nanaimo Boat Show returns this weekend and there are events planned in Diana Krall Plaza for Saturday, both of which could benefit from clea...
A Question for the School Board (and Taxpayers): Ron Bolin: March 19, 2015 ‘The average per-pupil funding in the K-12 sector will increase to $8,603 in 2013-14, the highest ever.”  from: http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/2013/03/operating-grants-maintained-per-pupil-funding-highest-ever.html Teachers salaries in B.C. for the 60 school districts ran...
A Question of Councillor Liability: Ron Bolin: March 18, 2015 A Letter to the Editor of the Nanaimo Daily News re: City seeks legal advice on liability: Spencer Anderson, NDN March 18, 2014 Who is advising our Councillors that they may be liable for damages in what are, in effect, “Acts of God”? We heard these protestations of liab...
Bill C-51 and the Stasi State of Canada: This past weekend people across Canada took to the streets to express their disagreement with Bill C-51. Why are people upset? What is Bill C-51? Bill C-51 creates a new crime of ‘advocating for or promoting terrorism’. By using the terms ‘advocating’ and ‘promoting’ the federal government is exp...
Nanaimo’s Watershed guardians sound alarm: Nanaimo’s watershed was a hot topic at last Monday’s Nanaimo council COW meeting. There were four speakers who made presentations regarding the Nanaimo watershed. These concerned citizens want to start a process to make the Nanaimo community drinking watershed a publicly owned and controlled asse...
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.
Join the next Workparty at the David Livingston Food Forest Tomorrow!: David Livingston Food Forest is almost ready for planting, and you are invited to help with the next step of the project: building our garden beds and pathways, and maybe even planting our first trees and shrubs. What: Garden bed installation, Mulching, Pathway building, When: Saturday Mar 28th, ...
Pollinator Workshop was a Buzz’n good time!: A special Thanks to Rose McCulley for her knowledgable and humorous talk on Mason Bees last Saturday. And for all the southenders (and beyond!) that came to build creative and attractive habitats. These homes and hotels support the amazing pollinators that ensure we have beautiful blossoms, diver...
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 ...
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...
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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