Nanaimo Regional District

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Oceanside RCMP note a rise in residential break-and-enters in Parksville for 2021

Stats presented by Sgt. Stephen Rose in quarterly report to city council

 

The Errington Community Park will soon feature a new playground. (RDN photo)

RDN: Budget increased for Errington Community Park playground project

Park scheduled to undergo upgrades this year

 

Electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in four electoral areas in the Regional District of Nanaimo. (Black Press file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo sets user fees for electric vehicle charging stations

$1 per hour for the first two hours, then $2 per hour thereafter

 

An Errington resident wants a feasibility study done regarding the potential of establishing a multi-sport athletic surface in the community. (PQB News file photo)
An Errington resident wants a feasibility study done regarding the potential of establishing a multi-sport athletic surface in the community. (PQB News file photo)
Blackjack Ridge is one of the biosolid management areas of the Regional District of Nanaimo. (RDN map)

Regional District of Nanaimo to continue biosolids program for another 5 years

New site located near Blackjack Ridge north of the Nanaimo Lakes

Blackjack Ridge is one of the biosolid management areas of the Regional District of Nanaimo. (RDN map)
The Regional District of Nanaimo board received a report this week showing the RDN made progress toward several goals in its regional growth strategy, but regressed in its goal to improve housing affordability. (File photo)

Housing affordability isn’t keeping up with Regional District of Nanaimo’s growth

RDN reports it’s making progress on most of the targets in its regional growth strategy

The Regional District of Nanaimo board received a report this week showing the RDN made progress toward several goals in its regional growth strategy, but regressed in its goal to improve housing affordability. (File photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is undergoing some substantial changes to its transit services. (PQB News file photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is undergoing some substantial changes to its transit services. (PQB News file photo)
The Little Qualicum Hall has undergone major repairs and improvements. (RDN photo)
The Little Qualicum Hall has undergone major repairs and improvements. (RDN photo)
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Regional District of Nanaimo needs volunteers for advisory committees

Interested residents are encouraged to apply until Nov. 15

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Regional District of Nanaimo directors have approved a budget increase to water main replacement work in Nanoose Bay. (Black Press file)

Nanoose Bay water pipe replacement costs go up by more than $500,000

Regional District of Nanaimo still completing water main work related to a 2014 referendum

Regional District of Nanaimo directors have approved a budget increase to water main replacement work in Nanoose Bay. (Black Press file)
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Regional District of Nanaimo, CUPE ratify 4-year collective agreement

Members get 2 per cent wage hike in each year

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Under RDN Stage 2 watering restrictions, sprinkling of lawns and gardens is permitted on even and odd days based on house number, for a total of two hours between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. (File photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo water service areas dial back restrictions

Stage 2 to take effect immediately; Stage 1 on Oct. 1

Under RDN Stage 2 watering restrictions, sprinkling of lawns and gardens is permitted on even and odd days based on house number, for a total of two hours between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. (File photo)
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Qualicum Beach, RDN to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Sept. 30

‘This is not something that should disappear into a blur of yesterday’s news’

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The Regional District of Nanaimo is aiming for 90 per cent diversion of waste from the landfill by 2029. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo offers $300K in grants for zero-waste projects

Cash allotted for Zero Waste Recycling Funding program

The Regional District of Nanaimo is aiming for 90 per cent diversion of waste from the landfill by 2029. (PQB News file photo)
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RDN receives $457K in funding to improve development application processing

Project to start in November, with completion slated for 2023

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Pre-registration is set to start for Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation programs such as fall swim and skate sessions. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo recreation services to operate under limited capacity

As of Sept. 13, proof of vaccination will be required for entry into facilities

Pre-registration is set to start for Regional District of Nanaimo Recreation programs such as fall swim and skate sessions. (PQB News file photo)
From left: Nanaimo Fire Protection Society board members Ron Lampard, Bob Rogers (RDN electoral area E director), John Jacobsen, Neil Watson, John Tosney and Bud McFarland. (Submitted photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo takes over management of Nanoose Bay fire services

Fre and emergency response services provided to residents will not change

From left: Nanaimo Fire Protection Society board members Ron Lampard, Bob Rogers (RDN electoral area E director), John Jacobsen, Neil Watson, John Tosney and Bud McFarland. (Submitted photo)
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Nanaimo Recycling Exchange conducted waste audits last fall and reported its findings to the Regional District of Nanaimo’s solid waste management select committee last month. (News Bulletin file)

Waste audits in Nanaimo show more needs to be done to keep recyclables out of landfill

RDN working on mandatory waste separation bylaws for multi-family dwellings and businesses

Nanaimo Recycling Exchange conducted waste audits last fall and reported its findings to the Regional District of Nanaimo’s solid waste management select committee last month. (News Bulletin file)
(PQB News file)
(PQB News file)