Nanaimo (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Nanaimo (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 49.209999
Longitude: -123.970001
population: 84,906
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

BCE's Bell acquires two customer call centres in N.B.

Mr. John Watson reportsBELL ACQUIRES 2 CUSTOMER SERVICE CALL CENTRES IN NEW BRUNSWICKBCE Inc.'s Bell has acquired two customer call centres in New Brunswick as part of its strategy to improve customer service and invest in jobs in Atlantic Canada and ... [Published Stockwatch - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Parksville's Mekong restaurant ready to serve what you want

La Phan at work in the open kitchen of the Mekong River Restaurant in Parksville.— image credit: Auren Ruvinsky PhotoParksville’s Mekong River Restaurant has a full menu, but a growing number of their regulars take advantage of their allergy and specialty ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

B.C. lumber giant ‘a cash-generation story’

Investors are betting on increased demand for lumber and specialty wood products used in home renovation to fire up the shares of Western Forest Products Inc.Western’s shares are trading at multiyear highs and have increased almost 50 per cent over the ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Self-Sustaining Mansions - The Double High House Has a Slew of Eco Features (TrendHunter.com)

Checkwitch Poiron Architects designed the 'Double High House' in Nanaimo, BC, Canada.The finished home has mastered "suburban living" with a sophisticated twist. The architects made sure to position the home's slender form towards the north, ensuring ... [Published Trend Hunter - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Federal $ available

Re: ‘Straight to the Source,’ The NEWS, July 10.Mayor Chris Burger seems determined to blame Parksville’s water problems on senior-level governments.The mayor declares he will be calling on Ottawa to deliver its share of Parksville’s $37-million water ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Duke Point a priority for new port chairman

A former Nanaimo city councillor will lead the Nanaimo Port Authority board of directors for the next two years.Jeet Manhas, who has served as a board director since 2010, was elected as board chairman at a recent meeting, taking over for outgoing chairman ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Safe Harbour Program Finds Welcome in Saanich Police

Since 2004, AMSSA’s Safe Harbour Program has been spreading from its original home in Nanaimo, BC to over 1000 locations across BC and Canada. The Safe Harbour Program is funded by the provincial government’s Embrace BC program and is an award winning ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Federal $ available

Re: ‘Straight to the Source,’ The NEWS, July 10.Mayor Chris Burger seems determined to blame Parksville’s water problems on senior-level governments.The mayor declares he will be calling on Ottawa to deliver its share of Parksville’s $37-million water ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Incinerator project draws zero-waste conference

The province’s new recycling program will be amongst the topics discussed at the Zero Waste International Alliance Conference and Dialogue taking place in Nanaimo in October.In its ninth year, the conference will take place in Canada for the first time. ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Michael John Dooher

Our Hero, Colonel Michael Dooher, is now soaring with the eagles.He was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.Mike was a fighter pilot in the RAF, joining at age 17. By 19 hewas in the Royal Canadian Armed Forces, flying Spitfires, B-24s,Liberators, CF100's, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 3 reports

Sault economy expected to grow

– Brandon and Sault Ste. Marie will see their economic fortunes improve this year, thanks in part to renewed strength in manufacturing. On the other hand, weaker gold prices will limit economic growth in Timmins over the next two years, according to The ... [Published Sault Star Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Premier’s stance on teachers’ strike doesn’t put families first

To the Editor,Re: Strike won’t delay exams, grad ceremonies , June 19.I’m sure everyone has heard the old adage, often stated in reference to politicians: You can fool some of the people all of the time. You can fool all of the people some of the tim ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jun 25 2014]

Quotes

...to Bell's success in a competitive communications marketplace," said John Watson, executive vice-president of customer operations for Bell. "We are pleased to welcome 700 more employees to the Bell team at these two New Brunswick locations, which join five other new Canadian call centres we've announced in the last four years."
...more seats to the places Canadians want to go," said Chris Avery, WestJet Vice-President, Network Planning, Alliances and Corporate Development. "Our newest destinations offer exciting adventures at home and abroad. Loreto, Mexico may be one of the best places you've never heard of, where visitors enjoy everything from sport fishing and sea-kayaking to eco-tourism adventures. Fredericton, as the latest Encore destination, reinforces our commitment to make WestJet Encore connect Canadians from coast to coast."
...organization's community building goals aligned themselves with the It was a simple decision for Saanich Police Inspector Brett Fryer who explains: "As leaders in the community, it is incumbent on the police to stand up and take an active role in creating an environment where all members of our community feel safe and welcomed. Being a designated Safe Harbour member allows us to create a welcoming place, supportive of diversity, and to say that the Saanich Police will assist victims of discrimination. I encourage any police service to put words into action by becoming a part of the Safe Harbour -Respect For All Program."
"We have to get these things sooner than later... I tried to get hold of him for months. Maybe I should have camped out on his front yard or banged on his door."

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The Arctic This Week: 2014-25 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - 4 hours ago]
BCE's Bell acquires two customer call centres i... [Published Stockwatch - 12 hours ago]
Bell acquires 2 customer service call centres i... [Published Morningstar.com - 13 hours ago]
Parksville's Mekong restaurant ready to serve w... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Self-Sustaining Mansions - The Double High Hous... [Published Trend Hunter - Jul 21 2014]
Federal $ available [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 21 2014]
B.C. lumber giant ‘a cash-generation story’ [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 21 2014]
Duke Point a priority for new port chairman [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
We're all over the map (in the best possible way) [Published Canada NewsWire - Jul 21 2014]
As Global Borders Shift, A Study of Our Own [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 21 2014]
Safe Harbour Program Finds Welcome in Saanich P... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 20 2014]
Safe Harbour Program Finds Welcome in Saanich P... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 20 2014]
Sexual-harassment claims against RCMP reach 336 [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 18 2014]
Pot-related VC firm to close $50 million funding [Published Fortune - Jul 18 2014]
More help urged for Mounties with stress disorder [Published Carillon - Jul 18 2014]
Qualicum Beach town council news [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Jul 17 2014]
Derelict boat costs add up for Nanaimo Port Aut... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
Federal $ available [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Incinerator project draws zero-waste conference [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
Are Christians Bigots and Terrorists? [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Cabela’s to Open First Store in Calgary [Published InsideOutdoor Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
13 Massive Desserts for Your Next Party [Published Cosmopolitan - Jul 15 2014]
B.C. sailor rescued after being trapped in Arct... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 15 2014]
GERTIE Loves Spuds and Special Events [Published Gabriola Sounder - Jul 15 2014]
Nanaimo city council violates Canadian rights [Published Simon Fraser University The Peak - Jul 14 2014]
Vancouver woman to swim 35km across Georgia Str... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 12 2014]
TimberWest considers pellet facility on Vancouv... [Published Biomass Magazine - Jul 12 2014]
New Airline Alert: Jetlines Joins the North of ... [Published Jaunted - Jul 11 2014]
Cabela's to Open New Retail Stories in Calgary,... [Published Individual.com - Jul 11 2014]
Michael John Dooher [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 10 2014]
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The Arctic This Week: 2014-25 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - 4 hours ago]
The Arctic This Week July 15 - July 21, 2014 By Kevin Casey , Maura Farrell , Doris Friedrich , Seth Myers and Caitlin Del Sole , July 23, 2014Welcome and thanks for joining us this week! We hope that you find TATW interesting and entertaining to ...
Today’s letters: Gorging on Trudeau’s bag of ca... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 08 2014]
Re: ‘Concerned About The Alternatives To Harper,’ letters to the editor, July 5. I welcomed Saturday’s refreshingly positive letters about Prime Minister Stephen Harper. I am 74 years old and have seen eleven prime minister’s over my lifetime, going ...
Letters: No equivalency between the dead Palest... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 05 2014]
Re: A Disservice To Israel , letter to the editor, July 4. Letter-writer Doris Wrench Eisler bemoans the fact that many letter writers give Israel the benefit of the doubt, while blaming Palestinians for many of the troubles in the region. The reason ...
Nanaimo blasted for pulling plug on U.S. leader... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 02 2014]
VICTORIA — Councillors in Nanaimo, B.C., are fending off a storm of criticism after they pulled the plug on a leadership telecast at the town’s convention centre because its sponsor was linked to anti-gay-marriage activism in the U.S. “I’ve received ...
Today’s letters: Conforming to the public schoo... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 30 2014]
National Post readers answer the question: “Should public schools be able to enforce dress codes?” Schools should make the rulesPublic schools should be able to enforce dress codes because it’s the schools  who made up the dress code in the first place. ...
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