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Funding a hockey fan’s dream

Above: An artist's rendering of the proposed events centre.¬†ūüď∑¬†Courtsesy NanaimoNewsNOW By contributor Kelly Whiteside Two years ago, when our Nanaimo city council was elected, none of the nine councillors mentioned a multiplex or event…

Community development through music

By Krista Meckelborg The recent passing of Stuart McLean of CBC's The Vinyl Cafe reminds us how art brings people together. The Canadian radio host, humourist, and author has, once again, given us an opportunity to reflect on the…

Nanaimo to receive transit upgrade

By News Editor Aislinn Cottell Nanaimo is taking another step towards a sustainable future with the implementation of 24 New Flyer buses, an addition which will make the RDN transit system the first fully Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)…

Discovering Leah Westwood

By Production Manager Catherine Charlebois A lone gravestone sits under the protection of a willow in the Bowen Cemetery, moss creeping up its side, with the name James M Brown engraved on its rocky surface. Below it, in a faded and…