Former Nanaimo Hospice official stole $6K from the non-profit agency
5 hours ago
By Ian Holmes NANAIMO — The former executive director of a prominent organization is poised to be sentenced for misusing the charity's credit card, while she also faces more serious charges in the Okanagan. Susan Maureen Steen, 71, is slated...
Status of deadly rabbit virus that hit Nanaimo unclear
Dec 09, 2018
By Ian Holmes NANAIMO — B.C.'s chief veterinarian is perplexed by the abrupt end to reports of mass casualties among feral rabbits in Nanaimo and other areas of the south coast. Dr. Jane Pritchard, chief veterinary officer with the province's...
Fewer than half of ballots returned so far in B.C.'s electoral reform referendum
Dec 08, 2018
By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — An advocate for maintaining British Columbia's electoral system as it is questions whether residents really care about reform, given voter turnout figures released on the final day of the referendum campaign. Elections BC said it had received...