Nanaimo Regional District

A bill to increase income tax credits for volunteer firefighters has been introduced in Parliament by Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord John. (PQN News file photo)
A bill to increase income tax credits for volunteer firefighters has been introduced in Parliament by Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord John. (PQN News file photo)
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file)

Island’s cardiac care gap sparks hard push for major Nanaimo hospital expansion

New patient tower, cardiac services and cancer centre on the wish list for central and north Island

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file)
The Regional District of Nanaimo board is worried residents in Parksville Qualicum Beach will add their recycling to garbage collected at the street level. (PQB News file photo)

RDN seeks temporary solution to provide recycling facilities in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Directors agree travelling 45 minutes to nearest depot is unacceptable

The Regional District of Nanaimo board is worried residents in Parksville Qualicum Beach will add their recycling to garbage collected at the street level. (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
Site of the proposed TELUS cell tower in Qualicum Bay. (TELUS Map)

Residents raise concerns over proposed cellphone tower in Qualicum Bay

TELUS proposes building a 63-metre steel self-support structure

Site of the proposed TELUS cell tower in Qualicum Bay. (TELUS Map)
A new study focuses on increasing child care spaces in the Regional District of Nanaimo by 2030. (PQB News file photo)

Action plan targets significant increase in mid-Island child care spaces by 2030

‘Accessible and affordable child care is essential to the well-being of children’

A new study focuses on increasing child care spaces in the Regional District of Nanaimo by 2030. (PQB News file photo)
The Lighthouse Lighthouse Country Marine Rescue Society wants to purchase night vision for its Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue 59 boat. (Submitted Photo)

Deep Bay marine SAR group to get additional funding from RDN

Society plans to add night thermal vision equipment for its boat

The Lighthouse Lighthouse Country Marine Rescue Society wants to purchase night vision for its Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue 59 boat. (Submitted Photo)
HandyDART service registration has been amended to include mobility assessments by an occupational therapist. (File photo)
HandyDART service registration has been amended to include mobility assessments by an occupational therapist. (File photo)
An active transportation initiative is being planned for Electoral Area G of the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)

RDN: Active transportation planning sought for French Creek area

Consultant to be hired to undertake $85,000 project

An active transportation initiative is being planned for Electoral Area G of the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Some frustrated Parksville Qualicum Beach residents now tossing recyclables in garbage

Option is driving to collection centres in Nanaimo and Courtenay

(PQB News file photo)
(PQN News file photo)

Qualicum Beach, RDN land grants for asset management projects

The two District 69 projects are 10 initiatives in B.C. chosen to receive funding

(PQN News file photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo faces challenges with garbage bin replacement requests. (Michael Briones photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo faces challenges with garbage bin replacement requests. (Michael Briones photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo’s board is forwarding a motion on illegal dumping to the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities’ upcoming annual general meeting. (Kane Blake photo)

Island communities asked to join forces in seeking help fighting illegal dumping

RDN resolution to be forwarded to Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities

The Regional District of Nanaimo’s board is forwarding a motion on illegal dumping to the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities’ upcoming annual general meeting. (Kane Blake photo)
Tree clearing and grubbing will take place March 8 for the French Creek Water Pollution Control Centre upgrade and expansion project. (PQB News file photo)

Work scheduled for March 8 as part of $48.5M French Creek Pollution Control Centre expansion project

Resident questions Regional District of Nanaimo regarding lack of activity to date

Tree clearing and grubbing will take place March 8 for the French Creek Water Pollution Control Centre upgrade and expansion project. (PQB News file photo)
Community Wildfire Resiliency Plans to be developed for each of the seven Electoral Areas within the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo gets grant for wildfire resiliency planning

Money to be used to help reduce risk, impact of wildfires

Community Wildfire Resiliency Plans to be developed for each of the seven Electoral Areas within the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo adopts new tree management policy

Comprehensive guidelines to enhance, maintain healthy forested ecosystems

(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo advises residents about phone scam

Resident reports a caller purporting to be an RDN rep and seeking credit card info

(PQB News file photo)
The Ballenas Secondary School track in Parksville. — (PQB News file photo)
The Ballenas Secondary School track in Parksville. — (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo plans to develop community amenity policy

Consistent, transparent and equitable policy sought

(PQB News file photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo has a new tree management policy for parks and trails. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo has new tree management policy

Direction provided for tree removals and suitable replacements in parks and trails

The Regional District of Nanaimo has a new tree management policy for parks and trails. (PQB News file photo)