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Nanaimo Port Authority - Foot Ferry RFP: Nanaimo Port Authority seeks foot ferry proposalsAn article in BC Shipping News reports the NPA Board of Directors has directed management to develop a Request for Proposal for a foot passenger ferry service between Nanaimo and Vancouver.They intend to issue the RFP in January of 2016 and will be...
Medical Marijuana Shops - Good or Bad?: Are they helping legitimate 'patients'of just trafficking in the open?The recent tempest set off by the cease and desist order issued by the local RCMP, has raised a whole lot of questions about just how these 'dispensaries' are operating and what kind of safeguards are in place to protect their ...
Piper's Pub Nanaimo Closes Their Doors: Message posted on Piper's Pub Facebook page yesterdayIt comes with great sadness that we have to announce that our journey here at Pipers has come to an end and we are closing the doors effective immediately.We are very grateful for our time here and from our family here to yours, we wish to than...
A Call from the OIPCBC: Ron Bolin: Nov. 18, 2015 In response to my response (sic) to the OIPCBC last week (see the post just prior to this one), I got a call from their office yesterday dealing with the oversight of all involved in the adjudication process of my request for the authority by which the City of Nanaimo red...
Spinning gold into dross… My OIPCBC Case Goes ????: Ron Bolin: Nov. 11, 2015 The following response from the OIPCBC was received yesterday. __________________________ OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION & PRIVACY Commissioner for British Columbia Protecting privacy. Promoting transparency. November 10, 2015 To the Parties: Inquiry under Part 5 of the Fr...
TEXT OF CHAMBER PRESENTATION TO CITY COUNCIL: TEXT OF CHAMBER PRESENTATION TO CITY COUNCIL November 2, 2015 BY KIM SMYTHE, CEO Thank you for welcoming the Chamber of Commerce this evening. We thought it was important to provide this update on our first Report to Council on February 16 shortly after your election to office. In that presentati...
Save Rutherford Elementary School: If you drive along Hammond Bay Road you will see small signs that say open and thriving. What is going on?  The closure of Rutherford Elementary School is pending but local parents are not going down without a fight. The 60 day consultation with parents has come to an end as of November 15, 2015....
Nanaimo 2016 Budget, CAO shuffle, Corporate Sponsorship: At this upcoming Monday’s Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting, November 23, 2015 at 6 pm the public is encouraged to ask questions regarding the Nanaimo 2016 budget.  Also, you can give your feedback on service levels for Fire, RCMP, parks and recreation, water, sewage etc. Property taxes are se...
Terminal-Nichol Re-imagined!:
Terminal-Nichol Street Re-imagined Meeting: On Nov. 21, time and place TBA, there will be a meeting about Terminal-Nichol Street Re-imagined. (Remember the great event of September 23rd?)  We would like to know from the public “did we get it right?” and “what would you like to see?”
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 ...
Working Remotely from Nanaimo: How have you found positive employment opportunities in Nanaimo or do you feel you may need to look elsewhere to advance your career?
Paul Manly for Nanaimo-Ladysmith: Paul Manly is the Green Party of Canada candidate in Nanaimo-Ladysmith for the October 19, 2015, Canadian federal election.
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/  
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...
Nanaimo City Council 2011- 2014:
The discussion continues here-- answering voters' questions: The all-candidates' meeting was a chance to hear what candidates think about four big issues....and there are many topics of concern to Nanaimo voters.That discussion continues here. We've set up two new areas on the blog for voters to pose questions and for candidates to respond to them---Voters...

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