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Questions, Questions, Questions: Ron Bolin: Oct. 18, 2017 re: Nanaimo City Council Meeting of Oct. 16, 2017 I don’t believe that anyone who has watched Council over the years (except perhaps Diane Brennan who did in fact object to the change but often leaves before Question Period is over) is of the opinion that Question Period ...
What’s Important at UBCM: Ron Bolin: Sept. 25, 2017 Many of our Nanaimo City Councillors and RDN Board members are in Vancouver attending this year’s Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) conference. The following seven resolutions (three from Nanaimo City and four from Nanaimo RD) have been put before UBCM memb...
A BYLAW TO REGULATE VACANT AND ABANDONED BUILDINGS: A BYLAW TO REGULATE VACANT AND ABANDONED BUILDINGS Ron Bolin, Sept. 3, 2017           The District of West Kelowna has a bylaw for dealing with vacant and abandoned buildings such as the old A&B Sound building at 1 Commercial Street, which is debatably the centre of downtown Nanaimo and is im...
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NO MORE ......... MORNEAU: GOOD THING WE KICKED OUT THE CORRUPT CONSERVATIVES!!Click image to see Global articleHow's that promised $10 billion deficit doing??From a Toronto Sun report: On Tuesday, the finance department annual report presented adjusted figures and our expenses ran in less than predicted and revenues were ...
NEW MORTGAGE RULES CUT BUYING POWER: 21% of your homebuying power lost!This Huffpost article reports that new mortgage rules will require mortgage applicants to pass a stress test to determine if they can afford the mortgage. According to calculations from mortgage comparison site Ratehub.ca, the new stress test will reduce the amou...
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City of Nanaimo and attacks on bloggers: Unfortunately, MIN bloggers have been blocked from accessing public council meeting videos or live streaming videos on the City of Nanaimo website. This is not the first time. Ever since this council took office in 2014 Mid Island News has had a problem with being blocked. Who knew that writing a...
Selling City Land; Carving up Harewood; 7,212 signature petition: The first Nanaimo Council meeting of September is coming up on Monday —an evening jam packed with political intrigue.  Some hot topics include: selling City owned land at 2103 Bowen Road for $350,000 expanding/moving recycling depot to 2491 Kenworth Road 3240 Fieldstone Way 3 multi-unit resident...
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Termimal Nicol Re-Imagined: Over the past year we’ve had an opportunity to hear from many community members during the Terminal Nicol Re-imagined process.  Thank you to everyone who has participated so far – your input has provided valuable insights and ideas to the Project Committee for the development of the DRAFT Termina...
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...
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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 ...
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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?
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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/  
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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...
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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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