Nicholas Pescod

Nanaimo’s first licensed cannabis store opens next week

19+ Cannabis, located on Victoria Crescent, opening its doors Dec. 3

Province argues in B.C. Supreme Court for smudging in schools, says it relates to curriculum

Hearing concludes in case regarding indigenous cultural practice in Vancouver Island classroom

Smudging in B.C. classroom did not affect Christian family’s faith, says school district lawyer

Lawyers make closing arguments in a Port Alberni case about the Indigenous cultural practice

Teacher tells B.C. Supreme Court that student was ‘happy’ to watch smudging ceremony in classroom

Case being heard in Nanaimo over indigenous cultural practice in Port Alberni classroom

‘Our culture is not a religion,’ Indigenous educator tells B.C. Supreme Court in case of smudging at school

Mother also gave evidence Tuesday in Nanaimo courtroom, case continues Wednesday

Student tells B.C. Supreme Court she wasn’t allowed to leave indigenous smudging ceremony

Girl cross-examined Monday in Nanaimo courtroom, case continues Tuesday

‘Your own kingdom:’ Private island near Nanaimo up for sale

Lily Island listed for $1.4 million

Cabin containing mining artifacts burns down near Nanaimo

Cabin was unoccupied at time of incident, say firefighters

Lantzville expresses concerns about safety along Island Highway

District council requests increased enforcement, help from provincial government

Hybrid vessels part of B.C. Ferries’ plans to reduce emissions

Island Class vessels, coming by 2022, part of ferry corporation’s broader strategy

Second MRI machine coming to Nanaimo hospital

MRI machine to be operational in spring 2020

Federal government commits $46 million to Port of Nanaimo expansion

Duke Point will see expanded wharf, new warehouse, administration building, cranes and more

B.C. Olympic skier sues Alpine Canada after coach’s sex offences

Bertrand Charest was convicted in 2017 on 37 charges

Nanaimo a prime market for new plane, Air Canada says

Vice-president previews Airbus A220, praises Nanaimo’s growth in passenger numbers

Air Canada expects Boeing 737 Max to resume flying by September or October

Air Canada isn’t worried about safety of the planes, says vice-president

Nearly 500 condos, including two towers, proposed in Nanaimo’s north end

Six-storey building, two 20-storey buildings proposed near Dover Bay Secondary School

Air Canada Rouge delays direct Nanaimo-Toronto flight launch until July

Airline says grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft impacting service company-wide

RCMP on Vancouver Island nab suspect in 50 break-and-enters

Ian Mactavish, 53, faces multiple after his Nanaimo property searched

Nanaimo RCMP arrest man carrying four rifles wrapped in a blanket

RCMP aiming to reunite firearms with rightful owner

UPDATE: 20 people displaced by fire at Terminal supportive housing

Incident occurred at Newcastle Place at 5:20 p.m. Monday