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Who Owns what, where…: Ron Bolin: Sept. 17, 2016 There has been considerable discussion concerning the addition of a 15% surtax on the purchase of Vancouver residential property by foreigners.  A recent request for information about the control over foreign land ownership in other nations to MLA Leonard Krog led to the...
Where is the Breach Now?: Ron Bolin: August 29, 2016 It has been over two months since I last picked at my keyboard to continue my conversation with myself and with erstwhile readers of this blog.  It has not been because nothing has happened in this time, but because I have been basking in sloth.  To continue the never-e...
Once More into the OIPCBC Breach: Last month the OIPCBC, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission of British Columbia, agreed to accept my complaint against the City of Nanaimo regarding the redaction of a portion of the video of a 2014 Council meeting.  Those who have followed this blog will be familiar with the firs...
That's All Folks: Taking the month of August away from the drama of Nanaimo politics and the repetition of the same series of events every year has proven to be habit forming.I believe the last civic election brought some positive changes to city hall with the exception of the choice for Mayor and the division I f...
McNabs Corn Maze Now Open: For directions and opening hours visit their website HERE.
Pollution in plane sight: The fight against contrails goes to Montreal: Have you ever looked up in the sky after a plane has passed and saw white fuzzy lines that look like clouds? These lines are called contrails. Sometimes these contrails are short-lived and look like hairline streaks in an otherwise blue sky and other times they are persistent and spread so wide t...
Nanaimo hoteliers raise red flags over VICC report: At Monday’s council meeting Nanaimo hoteliers contested the data in the VICC hotel feasibility study prepared by CBRE  Hotels.  The City of Nanaimo is using CBRE, an international hotel brokerage company, to sell 100 Gordon Street, the proposed site of a future conference centre hotel for VICC (V...
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 ...
SECA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES Aug. 3/2016: Agenda Financial Food Forest Art in the Park Event Aug 13 Bocce in the Park Teawagon BlogOther items: Women’s Group Event Chaired by S. Larocque It is acknowledged that we meet on traditional land of the Snunymuxw First Nation FINANCIAL:General Account – $2,603.75 Picnic Account – 1,123.29 FOO...
Thank you for another successful picnic!:
Destination Earth: In a new book titled Destination Earth veteran traveler Nicos Hadjicostis elucidates his personal philosophy of travel developed after a round-the-world trip lasting six years and six months.
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?
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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