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All I want for Christmas is a laneway… and double the density… and part of Georgia Park:: Ron Bolin: Sept 5, 2014 Monday, August 4, was another exciting night at a Public Hearing as a battle over the “Hilton” hotel properties at 10 and 28 Front Street and its implications raged between those with dollars in their eyes and those determined to protect Georgia Park. In the end the zoning...
What is Left? What is Right?: Another thoughtful post from David Brown. David Brown Sept. 2, 2014 At the municipal level who are the left-wingers and who are the right-wingers? What policies are progressive? What policies are conservative or regressive? There are Nanaimo councillors who self-identify as left-wing or progressi...
CODE OF CONDUCT: David Brown: August 10, 2014 This is another thought provoking post from David Brown who defines the characteristics of his ideal candidate(s) for City Council.  It is a topic which should be on all our minds as we drift ever closer to the November 15 municipal election and there is so much at st...
Loyd Sherry speaks out about Georgia Park: You know trouble is on the horizon when former City of Nanaimo Councillor Loyd Sherry has to come and speak to council. The last time Sherry addressed council was two years ago regarding the Colliery Dam issue which has become a major public relations disaster and  a financial boondoggle.  Now we...
BC Ferries: profits and problems: BC Ferries is an independent company with a contract to provide ‘ferry services’ for the BC government. It should actually be called ‘Corrigan’s Company’ or something that doesn’t make it sound like it’s a government department. This spring, Transportation Minister Todd Stone approved $19 million...
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 ...
Shaw TV Nanaimo – South End Great Places – Last week to vote!: Check out another fantastic clip of our community and why you should vote for us at: http://www.greatplacesincanada.ca/en/place.asp?id=1023 Vote for the South End Nanaimo everyday until Sept 25th  
SECA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES SEPTEMBER. 3/2014: AGENDA Financial Report Haliburton Street Garden Great Neighbourhoods Movie in the Park Community Yard Sale SECA Constitution Hilton Hotel Parade Derelict Building Robin’s Grove Other Business: 1. Financial Report: S. Larocque requests $432/+tax to purchase 24 Large and Xtra Large T­Shirts to co...
NANAIMO SCHOOLS TO OPEN TUESDAY:  Nanaimo Schools To Open Tuesday Sept. 23The 86% yes vote by striking teachers will see schools across the province back in business next week.Nanaimo area schools are tentatively set to open on Tueday, September 23 for a full day, with some exceptions as noted on the Districts' website. More inf...
BC LANDLORDS & TENANTS WEBSITE: New website supports tenants, landlords VICTORIA – The Province launched a new, updated website to help tenants and landlords access the information they need to maintain successful tenancies.The new Residential Tenancy website is simple to navigate and provides pl...
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.
Letters to the Editor; Daily News: Here is a link to many of my letters to the editor in the Daily News; this one works :)http://www.nanaimodailynews.com/searchresults-7.3409?q=Gordon+W.+FullerFrom the search engine of the Bulletin; for some reason only goes back to 2012.http://www.nanaimobulletin.com/search/?q=Gordon+W.+Fuller&am...
Previous Links: Sadly in the Spring of 2013 the Nanaimo Daily News switched from Canada.com to being its own service provider; this has resulted in the links associated with stories from the Daily News no longer being accessible.What one can try is copying the tittle and pasting it in the search box, upper right...
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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