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Q2 – AGENDA TIMING: Responses to the question regarding the time which should elapse between a Council Agenda and a Council Meeting are in and the matter is closed (Stragglers could post comments on this issue). Five of the ten Mayoral candidates, five, i.e.  Ruttan, Csak, McKay, McKinnon, Brunie, and Thompson did N...
Question: Time from Agenda to Council Meeting: Question for All Candidates for Nanaimo City Council:   Council agendas are produced by Staff and are distributed to Council and to the public two business days ahead of the respective Council meeting which they define. Does this schedule give sufficient time for Council and the public to read, c...
QUESTION: Referendum Process Costs. Who Pays: Results test 2 The table above shows the results of the responses to the above question which have been received in the first 24 hours.  Additional responses will be posted as comments to this post. I wish to especially thank Bill McKay and Brian Anderson for their understanding as they were at t...
Colliery Dams – studies on dam failure: What’s happening with the Colliery Dams? Do the dams need to be repaired or not? Two areas of concern have been identified for the Colliery Dams: Would the dams survive an earthquake Would the dams survive a flood It has been determined that the Colliery Dams will not fail in a seismic event. Th...
Nanaimo Civic Election 2014 Hot Issues: The Nanaimo Civic Election will be held on November 15th and everyone will have an opportunity to vote for the next mayor and council who will sit for the next four years. So why should you vote? Here are some topics of interest: WTE (waste-to-energy) incinerator proposed for Duke Point lease o...
David Livingston Food Forest Workparty: Come help us collaboratively start this community centered project and future educational garden and public gathering place! What: Lot clearing Work Party at the Samaritan House leased property/City of Nanaimo right-of-way (across the alley from Samaritan House) What: Removing blackberry and ...
Another evening park movie success!: Well the Ratatouille outdoor showing gathered a lovely group and was a delight to watch as the summer finale…until next year! Many apologies if there was confusion around the day (turns out our date corrections to the blog don’t send notifications – oops!). Many thanks to Paula and Mike and Sandr...
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 ...
Exhibit by Dan Appell:
Clocks Go Back This Weekend: Turn Your Clock Back Sunday November 2, 2014Before going to bed on Saturday night remember to turn your clocks back one hour to return to standard time. Now is when we can pick up the hour we lost in the spring when the clocks went ahead.Now, if I can just get me missus to bring me breakfast in b...
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.
Happy City: Got an e-mail today that sent chills up my spine:Dear Mr. Fuller,  I have been told by another candidate who came to my door that the attachment I sent a few days ago was not included in my email.  In case that is what happened with the one I sent to you, I have typed the content and include it b...
UPDATES: Just updated pages accessible to the left:VISIONAbout MeElection Platform
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/  
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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