Nanaimo (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Nanaimo (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 49.209999
Longitude: -123.970001
population: 84,906
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Health Canada Issues Recall Against Purple Kush Medical Marijuana

Concerns over "production practices" had prompted Health Canada to issue a recall notice against a British Columbia supplier of medical marijuana. The specific pot is Purple Kush, Batch PK-10-20-13, manufactured by Greenleaf Medicinals that is based in ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pain at the pumps

"Ouch!" was Judy Bagnall's reaction to Thursday's overnight gas-price hike at Duncan's Chevron.She and husband Wayne winced at the 10-cent long weekend price hop — to $1.39.9 for regular petrol — but were thankful Duncan's per-litre price remained among ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Findings from R.M. Anholt and Co-Researchers in the Area of Veterinary Medicine Described

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Veterinary Week -- A new study on Veterinary Medicine is now available. According to news originating from Nanaimo, Canada , by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Large amounts of animal health care ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Beefs & Bouquets, April 17

BOUQUET To Nanaimo city council for voting against the cell tower in Piper’s Pub parking lot and giving priority to the health hazards cell towers pose.BEEF To all the hustle and bustle and everyone who runs around stressing themselves out. You should ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Time to tear up incinerator plan

Nanaimo isn’t about to become another city’s garbage dump.Council voted this week to express unanimous opposition to a garbage incinerator at Duke Point and ask that Metro Vancouver withdraw the proposal from further consideration.Councillors could have ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Projects in 12 Canadian cities receive 2014 National Urban Design Awards

Cities across Canada are seeing “renewed creativity and sensitive attention being paid to the public realm,” says the jury of the 2014 National Urban Design Awards. A dozen cities received awards: Calgary, Edmonton, Guelph, Montreal, Nanaimo, Ottawa, ... [Published Canadian Interiors - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sailors ready to thrash it out

The Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s 35th annual Thrash Regatta heads to the starting line in the waters off Cattle Point this Saturday, with distance racing and buoy racing through Sunday, April 13.Expected fleets include the Melges 24 and Martin 242 One ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital To Add New Surgical Suites

Two new operating theatres at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH; British Columbia, Canada) mean more surgical staff can start working regular day shifts and patients will have shorter wait times for elective surgeries.A Nanaimo and District Hospital ... [Published Healthcare Design - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Her Majesty's Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Whitehorse Return from Operation CARIBBE

- OttawaOTTAWA - Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and Whitehorse returned today from a 5-week successful deployment on Operation CARIBBE. They were part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) participation in the multinational campaign against ... [Published Government of Canada - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Salmon farming in British Columbia could be a $3.5 billion (~€ 2.3 billion) industry by 2035, representing some 20,000 jobs.

Canada: A Government committee hears from industry associations, supportive local government and frustrated environmentalists, unable to make their caseOdd GrydelandAs theSenate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans come to the finalstages of public ... [Published Fishfarming Xpert - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 4 reports

Stronger Rules Could Create More Opportunities Salmon Farming

News 28 March 2014CANADA - Better rules would mean better opportunity for British Columbia’s salmon farmers, a senate committee was told by representatives of the sector.While BC’s salmon farming community currently contributes C$800-million to the provincial ... [Published The Fish Site - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Group aims to make Nanaimo entrepreneurial capital

A new organization is looking to put Nanaimo on the map for more than its namesake treat. It wants the city to become the entrepreneurial capital of Canada.Startup Nanaimo, a grassroots, not-for-profit organization, officially launches this week with ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Mar 25 2014]

Quotes

"I have left the corporate world to try my hand at politics" Hancott said by email
"It's not a danger to those people using the product, but they are being asked to discontinue use" Erika-Kirsten Easton, Health Canada Spokesperson, told the Toronto Star...
Greenleaf has informed Health Canada the company is "working with other licensed producers to find a supply of marijuana for the impacted clients."
"We have to bite the bullet," said Wayne, while Judy was reluctant to have the province control gas prices. "I don't want the government in things any further than they are."

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Two hopefuls vie for local Liberal nominations [Published Burnaby News Leader - Apr 08 2014]
Volunteer gains satisfaction by helping others [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 08 2014]
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