Nicholas Pescod

An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 parked at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in May 2018. The federal government grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft indefinitely in March due to safety concerns. Air Canada is optimistic the 737 Max will be in the skies by September or October. (Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin)

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

An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 parked at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in May 2018. The federal government grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft indefinitely in March due to safety concerns. Air Canada is optimistic the 737 Max will be in the skies by September or October. (Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin)
Artist rendering for a proposed six-storey 66-unit residential condominium at 6340 McRobb Ave. Documents show that Phase 2 of the proposal would include two 20-storey towers. (SALEHI ARCHITECT INC.)

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

Artist rendering for a proposed six-storey 66-unit residential condominium at 6340 McRobb Ave. Documents show that Phase 2 of the proposal would include two 20-storey towers. (SALEHI ARCHITECT INC.)
Air Canada Rouge delays direct Nanaimo-Toronto flight launch until July

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

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

Air Canada Rouge delays direct Nanaimo-Toronto flight launch until July
RCMP on Vancouver Island nab suspect in 50 break-and-enters

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

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

RCMP on Vancouver Island nab suspect in 50 break-and-enters
Nanaimo RCMP arrest man carrying four rifles wrapped in a blanket

Nanaimo RCMP arrest man carrying four rifles wrapped in a blanket

RCMP aiming to reunite firearms with rightful owner

Nanaimo RCMP arrest man carrying four rifles wrapped in a blanket
A fire broke out at 250 Terminal Ave., the site of a temporary supportive housing complex, at around 5:30 p.m. Monday. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)

UPDATE: 20 people displaced by fire at Terminal supportive housing

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

A fire broke out at 250 Terminal Ave., the site of a temporary supportive housing complex, at around 5:30 p.m. Monday. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection candidate Michelle Corfield walked along Nanaimo’s harbourfront walkway on March 25. Trudeau was in town in order to support Corfield, who is hoping to become Nanaimo’s next member of Parliament. A byelection will take place on May 6. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Prime Minister Trudeau comes campaigning in Nanaimo

A day after announcing a May 6 byelection date for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, Justin Trudeau visits riding

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection candidate Michelle Corfield walked along Nanaimo’s harbourfront walkway on March 25. Trudeau was in town in order to support Corfield, who is hoping to become Nanaimo’s next member of Parliament. A byelection will take place on May 6. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)
NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Case dropped against former Nanaimo CAO who had allegedly made threats

Special prosecutor advises courts that pursuing peace bond is no longer in the public interest

NEWS BULLETIN file photo
Discontent City. (News Bulletin file)

Discontent City cost Nanaimo more than $466K

Figure doesn’t include policing costs and city legal fees

Discontent City. (News Bulletin file)
A pickup truck seen covered in snow at the entrance to Nanaimo North Town Centre on Wednesday morning. Nanaimo RCMP say the driver of the truck was issued a $109 ticket. (Nanaimo RCMP photo)

Nanaimo police will issue $109 tickets to drivers with too much snow on their vehicles

Snow must be cleared from vehicles, with rear licence plates visible at all times

A pickup truck seen covered in snow at the entrance to Nanaimo North Town Centre on Wednesday morning. Nanaimo RCMP say the driver of the truck was issued a $109 ticket. (Nanaimo RCMP photo)
Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn, left, stands with Arlene Forbes and her son Kelly, who is the Stars’ video coach, at Rogers Arena on Dec. 1. Arlene and Kelly were presented with the team’s cowboy hat and puck following the Stars’ 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. The honour is typically reserved for Stars players. (Photo contributed)

Dallas Stars pay tribute to Nanaimo woman who died of cancer

NHL team wore Arlene Forbes’s initials on hockey helmets last week

Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn, left, stands with Arlene Forbes and her son Kelly, who is the Stars’ video coach, at Rogers Arena on Dec. 1. Arlene and Kelly were presented with the team’s cowboy hat and puck following the Stars’ 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. The honour is typically reserved for Stars players. (Photo contributed)
Labieux Road temporary supportive housing. NEWS BULLETIN photo

Nanaimo RCMP reports increase in calls around supportive housing sites

Police say they have received more than 2,000 calls in three months

Labieux Road temporary supportive housing. NEWS BULLETIN photo
Nanaimo Airport webcam image

Weather conditions force multiple flight cancellations at Nanaimo Airport

WestJet and Air Canada have already cancelled flights for tomorrow morning

Nanaimo Airport webcam image
The Dinghy Dock Pub is currently listed for $2.6-million. (Mike McKillican/Sutton West Coast Nanaimo)

Canada’s only registered floating pub for sale

Nanaimo’s Dinghy Dock Pub listed for sale for $2.6 million

The Dinghy Dock Pub is currently listed for $2.6-million. (Mike McKillican/Sutton West Coast Nanaimo)
Michele Ney of the B.C. Green Party, Tony Harris of the B.C. Liberals and Sheila Malcolmson of the NDP on Nanaimo byelection night Wednesday. KARL YU/CHRIS BUSH/NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin

Analysis: Inside the Nanaimo byelection

Back to the détente for the foreseeable future, according to University of Victoria professor

Michele Ney of the B.C. Green Party, Tony Harris of the B.C. Liberals and Sheila Malcolmson of the NDP on Nanaimo byelection night Wednesday. KARL YU/CHRIS BUSH/NICHOLAS PESCOD/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo Airport (YCD) handled 435,349 passengers in 2018, surpassing Comox Airport (YQQ) to become Vancouver Island’s second busiest airport based on passenger numbers. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to becomes second-busiest airport on the Island

Air Canada Rouge to resume seasonal non-stop service between Nanaimo and Toronto this summer

Nanaimo Airport (YCD) handled 435,349 passengers in 2018, surpassing Comox Airport (YQQ) to become Vancouver Island’s second busiest airport based on passenger numbers. (NEWS BULLETIN file)
Nanaimo Airport (YCD) handled 435,349 passengers in 2018, surpassing Comox Airport (YQQ) to become Vancouver Island’s second busiest airport based on passenger numbers. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to become second-busiest airport on the Island

Air Canada Rouge to resume seasonal non-stop service between Nanaimo and Toronto this summer

Nanaimo Airport (YCD) handled 435,349 passengers in 2018, surpassing Comox Airport (YQQ) to become Vancouver Island’s second busiest airport based on passenger numbers. (NEWS BULLETIN file)
Nanaimo RCMP Sgt. Rob Christensen operates a recently seized stun-baton at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment on Jan. 23. The stun-baton was among the items seized by Nanaimo RCMP projects team following a 10-month investigation that focused on alleged Red Scorpion gang affiliates. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Nanaimo RCMP say busts and arrests will have an impact on organized crime

Over $350,000 worth of drugs seized by police after busts in Nanaimo, Vancouver and Richmond

Nanaimo RCMP Sgt. Rob Christensen operates a recently seized stun-baton at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment on Jan. 23. The stun-baton was among the items seized by Nanaimo RCMP projects team following a 10-month investigation that focused on alleged Red Scorpion gang affiliates. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)
A provincial court hearing date has been scheduled for a case involving former city manager Tracy Samra. (Photo provided by City of Nanaimo)
A provincial court hearing date has been scheduled for a case involving former city manager Tracy Samra. (Photo provided by City of Nanaimo)
Vancouver Island senior dies after medical emergency and rollover crash

Vancouver Island senior dies after medical emergency and rollover crash

Incident happened Saturday in Nanaimo on Poplar Street

Vancouver Island senior dies after medical emergency and rollover crash