Nanaimo News Bulletin

B.C. walking soccer tournament set for next month in Nanoose Bay

'It's the fastest-growing senior sports activity in the world,' organizer says


COVID-19 cases confirmed inside Greater Victoria supportive housing community

Island Health officials call for the return of proper isolation spaces in hotels and shelters


COVID-19 Delta variant claims young Vancouver Island farmer Josh Mellor

Father of 2 young daughters, Mellor's fight against the virus inspired many to get vaccinated


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hub plans for downtown shouldn’t include bus loop

Transit exchange will detract from prime piece of entertainment district, says letter writer

  • Sep 28, 2021

Man ‘swarmed’ and beaten by teenagers in Nanaimo’s Harewood area

Victim injured in assault on Fourth Street early Monday morning, Sept. 27

Man who assaulted Nanaimo sex trade workers going to jail

Stephen Bradley Ewing pleads guilty to all charges, headed to jail as he awaits sentence

Nanaimo to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Snuneymuxw First Nation, City of Nanaimo, Nanaimo-Ladysmith Public Schools partner on event

  • Sep 28, 2021

Vancouver Island-filmed show ‘Maid’ premieres Friday on Netflix

10-part series filmed mostly in and around Greater Victoria starts Oct. 1

  • Sep 28, 2021

VIU men’s soccer team, ranked No. 1 in the nation, wins two more matches

Mariners defeat both Douglas Royals and Capilano Blues by 3-2 scores

  • Sep 28, 2021

Family continues fight to block killer’s release from Vancouver Island prison

James Shortreed at William Head In Metchosin, parole hearing scheduled for Oct. 6

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Allay needle fears

The number of anti-vaxxers who are simply scared of needles is under-reported, says letter writer

  • Sep 27, 2021

Nanaimo RCMP set up video-monitored safe space for community exchanges

'Community exchange zone' located outside Nanaimo RCMP detachment on Prideaux Street

  • Sep 27, 2021

New welcome totem pole installed at Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park

15-metre pole by Snuneymuxw carver Noel Brown features a matriarch, orca, bear and eagle

  • Sep 27, 2021

Two more bears killed in Ucluelet as people urged to secure attractants

Eight bears killed on West Coast so far this season

Victoria police officer in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by car

Police say officer was hit by a stolen vehicle, one person arrested

  • Sep 27, 2021

Cluster of COVID-19 cases reported at Nanaimo’s Pleasant Valley school

Exposure dates were Sept. 20-22 at the school, located this year at the old Rutherford school site

  • Sep 26, 2021

Coast Bastion Hotel workers express frustration with contract talks

Hotel says it is making 'sincere attempt' to reach an agreement

Nanaimo reusable container business tries to limit take-out trash

Reusables Vancouver Island supplies restaurants with returnable stainless steel take-out containers

Pedal for prizes in Nanaimo during Fall GoByBike event

City of Nanaimo hosting cycling events Sept. 27-Oct. 10

  • Sep 26, 2021

Police seek witnesses after 35-year-old man dies in auto crash near Parksville

Single vehicle went off the road at Exit 51 offramp

  • Sep 26, 2021