Nanaimo (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Nanaimo (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 49.209999
Longitude: -123.970001
population: 84,906
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

9 Canadian delicacies you have to try

From the Pacific to the Atlantic, and everything in between, Canada’s offers a variety of unique dishes—as diverse as the country’s landscape. Some recipes date back centuries and are rooted in the traditions of First Nations communities, while others ... [Published Cottage Life - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Avis riding for the real heroes

Cowichinians gave hometown girl Beth Avis and the rest of the Tour de Rock team a warm welcome Tuesday as they cycled into Duncan, on the tenth day of their 1,000-kilometre ride.About 150 people turned out to welcome the cyclists at Beverly Corners. Riders ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

What’s your big idea for Canada ?

I’m an Engineer that hopes our government will return to more evidence based, scientific decision making.Lise-Marie in Alexandria:Incentive should be given to employers to ensure that graduating university students are given job experience in their field ... [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

International conference promotes reducing waste

Vida Turok, who creates furniture, such as kitchen worktables, from discarded wooden pallets, will be one of the key speakers at this week’s Zero Waste International Conference.— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News BulletinExperts from around the world ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New CEO a ‘superstar’

To the Editor,Re: Corporation CEO involved in credit card controversy, Aug. 18.Sasha Angus is an economic development superstar.Since founding the Greater Victoria Development Agency in 2007, Angus hosted more than 100 trade delegations identifying business ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Top Destinations for Autumn Travel

Autumn tourism is on the rise. Those unchained to the restrictions of a school calendar are capitalizing on the appeal of the fall shoulder season perks such as hotel and airfare deals, fewer crowds and milder weather.Myrtle Beach, South Carolina just ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Type 1 diabetes gets fundraising, research boost

The Telus Community Walk to Cure Diabetes happens this weekend.This year’s walk supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Canada has moved to McGirr Sport Fields, thanks to the McGirr Sports Fields Society, which donated the use of its fields ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fast-food chain looking to hire late-night workers

Christine Buckingham, Terminal Park McDonald’s manager, discussed the benefits of working for the corporation with prospective employees during its annual West Hiring Day on Sept. 11.— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News BulletinMcDonald’s has placed its ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Solstice heads to Nanaimo

Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Solstice is to make her inaugural call at the Canadian port of Nanaimo on 22 September.Currently the largest cruise vessel sailing in the Alaska region, Celebrity Solstice will call at the port as part of her 11-day from Seattle, ... [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Teachers make some noise in Kelowna

The turnout was small but the noise was big at Saturday’s Pots and Pans Rally for Public Education in Kelowna.“This was thrown together at the last minute, so we didn’t know how many people to expect,” said co-organizer Karen Bernath, a kindergarten teacher ... [Published Penticton Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Nanaimo south end's renewal attracts attention

New residents, like Sydney Robertson, are contributing to the south end’s gentrification by moving to and investing in the neighbourhood. She and her husband moved and renovated a heritage home and have watched the the drug and sex trade disappear from ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

On the Hunt for Canada’s Tastiest Nanaimo Bar

Photo courtesy of ThinkstockThere is certainly no shortage of things to see and do in Nanaimo. British Colombia’s third oldest city, the streets are chock-full of history and culture, while its idyllic waterfront location provides plenty of opportunities ... [Published Travel Pulse - Sep 04 2014]

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...how excited people get when they see us," said Avis, a Crofton resident and an auxiliary RCMP officer with the North Cowichan/Duncan detachment. "We're treated as heroes. We're not the heroes, the people who are fighting the fight are heroes, we're just delivering a message and helping out."
"We are very pleased to be anchoring our head office on the Island," said Mark Dutton, President, Coast Capital Insurance Services. "Eagle Creek Village is a strategic decision for us and affirms our ongoing commitment to southern Vancouver Island. The location is key - not only is it a premium development, it's an emerging gateway to Victoria, the surrounding capital region and all of the western communities. These are significant client service advantages and our employees also benefit. Many of them live out this way and the retail and service amenities are ideal including a YMCA-YWCA that offers fitness and child care. Eagle Creek Village is a very thoughtful and client-friendly development - we are looking forward to be hanging our hats in ViewView Royal."
" Vital Signs builds and shares knowledge so that our communities are better prepared to act on local priorities and opportunities" says Ian Bird , President of Community Foundations of Canada
...in Qualicum Beach from 2200-0600 tonight," Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department Chief Nick Acciavatti wrote on a local chat group's Facebook page. "Ambulance may come from Qualicum Bay or Parksville....if they are not out on other calls. If they are all away then one may be a ways away."

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Obituaries: October 1, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - 7 hours ago]
9 Canadian delicacies you have to try [Published Cottage Life - 7 hours ago]
Avis riding for the real heroes [Published Cowichan News Leader - 11 hours ago]
Fenced in by an abusive relationship [Published Surrey Leader - Sep 30 2014]
What’s your big idea for Canada ? [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Sep 30 2014]
View Royal New Home for Coast Capital Insurance... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
International conference promotes reducing waste [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 30 2014]
Guantanamo and the Case of Omar Khadr [Published Global Research - Sep 30 2014]
Media Advisory - 28 communities across Canada l... [Published Canada NewsWire - Sep 30 2014]
New CEO a ‘superstar’ [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
Letter send to Hudbay Minerals & CGN ~ on fifth... [Published Rights Action - Sep 27 2014]
Top Destinations for Autumn Travel [Published Huffington Post - Sep 26 2014]
Type 1 diabetes gets fundraising, research boost [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
Qualicum Beach without paramedics or ambulance ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 25 2014]
THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Mid-Island pot production p... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 25 2014]
Frontrunners Footwear Acquisition [Published Get Out There Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
Fast-food chain looking to hire late-night workers [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
Canada Lags Behind On Sustainable Waste Disposa... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 25 2014]
Manitoba: Singing to Belugas [Published Go Nomad - Sep 24 2014]
20+ Council chapters participate in People's Cl... [Published Council of Canadians - Sep 23 2014]
Report card time for local politicians [Published Prince George Free Press - Sep 22 2014]
Man who abused his infant girl given five years... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Sep 20 2014]
Trolling Humans for Whales, and Other Divine Ma... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Bloor West Village woman makes the cut in Dove’... [Published Inside Toronto - Sep 19 2014]
Solstice heads to Nanaimo [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Sep 19 2014]
Bridge Between Gabriola And Vancouver Island To... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 19 2014]
Votes needed for Nanaimo's south end in Great P... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
Voting with their feet: Actual quality of life ... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Sep 18 2014]
Canadians want to live in the Duncan area [Published Cowichan News Leader - Sep 18 2014]
4 Favourite Canadian University Towns [Published WestJets up! Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
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Police chiefs and politicians: The new faces of... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 22 2014]
VANCOUVER — Seeking to profit from Canada’s new medical marijuana regulations — which put the production and sale of high-grade weed into the hands of corporations and penny-stock outfits —  promoters are turning to former police chiefs and prominent ...
Lubomyr Luciuk: Remembering a time when Canadia... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 22 2014]
At first, Ottawa’s words were calming. People were told that if they went about their business and caused no trouble they would be left alone, at peace. Soon after, The War Measures Act was enacted. Its date of adoption was August 22, 1914 — a hundred ...
UPS and Canada Post are bracing for a surge in ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
UPS Canada expects a double-digit increase in volume this holiday season and will hire a record number of temporary workers to ensure it doesn’t get caught flat-footed like its parent company did last year. “What’s really changed a lot in our business ...
Today’s letters: The little mosque at the centr... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 19 2014]
Re: ‘I Sent Trudeau To That Mosque,’ Ingrid Ravary-Konopka, Aug. 16. I thought Ingrid Ravary-Konopka’s article showed great wisdom. Isolating a group because of their religious tenets is not pragmatic. I read that when he was mayor of Yogyakarta, ...
Tilray Meeting Strong Patient Demand for Medica... [Published EON Retail - Aug 05 2014]
NANAIMO, British Columbia--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Nanaimo-based Tilray is shipping premium medical cannabis to Canadian patients every day, and has shipped thousands of packages of medical cannabis to patients since April 28, 2014 under Health Canada’s ...
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