Nanaimo (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Nanaimo (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 49.209999
Longitude: -123.970001
population: 84,906
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 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Restaurant fundraiser supports HIV/AIDS services

More than 75 Island restaurants are taking up the fight against HIV and AIDS and supporting them is as easy as picking up a menu.Dining Out For Life, an annual fundraiser supporting Island programs and services for people living with or affected by HIV ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Government of Canada supports British Columbia in Fight Against Crime

) - Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced $4,106,413 in federal funding ... [Published MarketWired - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Next election about democracy, says Green leader

Elizabeth May, leader of the federal Green Party, speaks at a town hall forum Sunday afternoon at the Beban Park Social Centre.— image credit: GREG SAKAKI/The News BulletinElizabeth May came to Nanaimo not only to talk about Green Party policy, but also ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 14 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 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]

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"I keep a tank farm, and when there's a price war I fill up at my house" the Lexus and Subaru Forester owner said of some 300 litres stashed in an out building
"It would be great to get support from the Sea to Sky area in terms of listens and votes" Verbeek says
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Automatic and accurate detection of enteric syndrome cases provides an opportunity for community surveillance of enteric pathogens in companion animals."

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Pain at the pumps [Published Cowichan News Leader - Apr 17 2014]
You Gotta Eat Here, But You Have to Get Here First [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 17 2014]
Squamish's Verbeek and Sweeney debut LOVECoast ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
New Findings from R.M. Anholt and Co-Researcher... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 17 2014]
Beefs & Bouquets, April 17 [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
Time to tear up incinerator plan [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 17 2014]
Driver Distraction a Growing Peril on Canada’s ... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 17 2014]
Projects in 12 Canadian cities receive 2014 Nat... [Published Canadian Interiors - Apr 16 2014]
Burrowing owls losing habitat [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Apr 16 2014]
Sailors ready to thrash it out [Published Victoria News - Apr 16 2014]
Restaurant fundraiser supports HIV/AIDS services [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
Government of Canada supports British Columbia ... [Published MarketWired - Apr 15 2014]
Why Your Doctor Could Be Biased [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 15 2014]
We Deserve to Know More About Prescription Drugs [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 15 2014]
Next election about democracy, says Green leader [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
On the road to reconciliation, tension between ... [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 11 2014]
Westjet announces Penticton to Calgary service [Published Penticton Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Comox Valley host families needed for Christian... [Published Comox Valley Record - Apr 11 2014]
The more electric vehicles, the better [Published BCLocalNews.com - Apr 10 2014]
First Nation Sues Government to Protect 'Cultur... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital To Add New S... [Published Healthcare Design - Apr 09 2014]
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]
Blame Government Employee Unions For Unreformed... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 08 2014]
Young 'Messengers' of Hope in the City [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 08 2014]
Her Majesty's Canadian Ships (HMCS) Nanaimo and... [Published Government of Canada - Apr 07 2014]
Thriving Asia boosts West Coast ports in 2013 [Published Canadian Sailings - Apr 07 2014]
Today’s Letters: ‘My grandma would wash out his... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 07 2014]
NXNW Podcast April 5, 2014 [Published CBC - Apr 06 2014]
B.C. unveils Flowerful BC Pick Local campaign [Published Greenhouse Canada - Apr 05 2014]
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Today’s Letters: ‘My grandma would wash out his... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 07 2014]
National Post readers answer the question: “Do you give a f—k if politicians swear in public?” Think of the childrenI am completely opposed to swearing, in private or in public, whether by politicians, celebrities or anyone else including myself and ...
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Re: Harper’s Judgment In Question , Andrew Coyne, March 25. What Andrew Coyne perceives as the inadequacy of the current judicial appointment process has little to do with the Nadon affair. Even enhanced oversight would address only the advisability ...
Can Flavor Fork make a U.S. splash with Dragons... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Mar 17 2014]
Each week, Financial Post contributor Mary Teresa Bitti revisits CBC’s previous week’s episode of Dragons’ Den. She captures what the cameras didn’t and in the process provides a case study for readers, zeroing in on what pitchers and dragons were thinking ...
Winter weather will leave a ‘lingering headache... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 04 2014]
TORONTO — Canadians with a hankering for warmer weather need to brace for a “slow start to spring.” The Weather Network’s spring outlook — which forecasts general trends for March, April and May — is warning residents across the country that winter ...
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Via CBC News: B.C. nurses endure 10 'code whites' a day for aggression. Excerpt:A CBC investigation has found incidents involving violent or potentially violent patients known as 'code whites' happen at least ten times a day in B.C.'s hospitals.A major ...
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