Monday, July 22, 2019


Province building 28 affordable town homes in Nanaimo

The units are intended for people with low incomes.

Nanaimo mall locked down Monday after youth spotted brandishing replica gun

Police were seen entering the building fully armed with rifles.

Nanaimo RCMP release surveillance photos of suspects who attempted to drill through bank wall...

They were attempting to access a night deposit box.

New Nanaimo to Vancouver high-speed passenger ferry delays launch

The new ferry was expected to start service this summer.

53-year-old man arrested for 50 break and enters on Vancouver Island

He would crawl on the floor in order to avoid motion sensor alarms.

Nanaimo RCMP looking to return 4 stolen rifles to their rightful owner

Anyone named ‘Tim’ lose their guns?

BC Ferries adding over 300 annual sailings to Nanaimo and Gabriola Island

They’re part of the 2,700 additional sailings announced in February.

RCMP investigating string of intentionally set fires at Nanaimo elementary school

There have been 8 fires since the beginning of April.

RCMP issue warning after two women’s drinks were tampered with at a Nanaimo nightclub

Same nightclub, two different days within one week.

Nanaimo RCMP investigates strange encounter of man wielding knife in public park

The incident took place at Colliery Dam Park.

Bystanders help Nanaimo RCMP officer arrest violent suspect on Sunday

The officer will be “sporting a black eye and some bumps and bruises for his efforts”.

23-year-old woman in critical condition following vehicle rollover near Nanaimo

The car flipped over the centre median into oncoming traffic.
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Nanaimo woman rushed to hospital after being repeatedly stabbed by 17-year-old youth

Five bystanders intervened and stopped the attack.

Nanaimo RCMP searching for missing 21-year-old man (UPDATED)

He was last seen on Friday.

Island Health employee fired following Nanaimo hospital privacy breach

102 individuals had their records illicitly accessed.

Nanaimo RCMP searching for stolen iconic First Nations art display

The art is roughly 3 metres wide.

Nanaimo motorcyclist killed in three-vehicle highway collision

The incident occurred at noon on Friday.

Family fishing rod heirloom among stolen items in recent Nanaimo theft

“ holds countless childhood memories for me.”

Nanaimo man wanted for stealing a woman’s purse and using her credit cards (UPDATED)

Police are "extremely grateful" for the public's assistance.

Brief car chase in Nanaimo leads to K9 nabbing prolific offender

The 27-year-old was also wanted in Alberta.

Nanaimo RCMP K9 nabs prolific Vancouver Island offender

She had 10 different warrants out for her arrest.

Nanaimo RCMP Bear completes his cross-country journey to Newfoundland

He’s now Newfoundland RCMP’s newest mascot!

Man arrested after kicking down woman’s front door in Nanaimo

Two women barricaded themselves inside a bedroom.

Major BC drug investigation leads to several arrests and seizures in Nanaimo

The 10-month investigation allegedly involves members of the Red Scorpion gang

73-year-old man dies in single vehicle crash in Nanaimo

The vehicle was being driven erratically just before the incident.

Vancouver Island man plans to purchase a vintage Corvette after Lotto 6/49 win

"I thought it must be some mistake..."

Second man arrested for Christmas morning break and enter in Nanaimo

None of the Christmas presents stolen by the thieves have yet been recovered

Nanaimo bank robber arrested within 2 hours of robbery

That didn’t take long!

8-year-old Nanaimo boy dies after being hit by truck while cycling

Alcohol, speed, and drugs are not believed to be contributing factors.

There were significantly fewer impaired drivers in Nanaimo this holiday season

“Being a DD means not drinking, at all, and our officers were very impressed to see this happening.”

20-year-old Nanaimo man wanted after Christmas Day break and enter

He stole the gifts from under the tree and the stockings off the walls.

Nanaimo provincial byelection called for end of month due to vacant seat

BC Premier John Horgan has called a byelection for the Nanaimo electoral district, scheduling it for Wednesday, Jan. 30th, 2019. The byelection was prompted after...

Police dog tracks down two prolific Nanaimo offenders

He's also one of the cutest members of the detachment 🐶

Nanaimo RCMP searching for stolen safety and assistance boat

The estimated cost to replace the vessel and its safety equipment is $25,000 to $30,000.
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Nanaimo RCMP arrest sleeping man in stolen car full of stolen goods

A few items found in the vehicle include break-in tools, ID's, and the license plate to another vehicle that was reported stolen

Recovery of stolen motorcycle in Mill Bay broadcasted live on Facebook (VIDEO)

You probably haven't seen a live-broadcast like this before.

Nanaimo is building over 150 new affordable housing units for seniors

Monthly rental rates are expected to range between $706 (studio) and $1,147 (two bedroom).
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Nanaimo RCMP looking for assistance after man mysteriously knocked unconscious

A strange incident that happened in mid-October has led the Nanaimo RCMP to ask the public for assistance.

Nanaimo house fire that killed family of 3 ruled to be accidental

It was most likely caused by unattended candles and a lack of working smoke detectors.
White Sails Beer Flight

Nanaimo brewery wins best black IPA at World Beer Awards

Duncan has the world's largest hockey stick, and now Nanaimo has the world's best dark IPA.
Drunk Driver Crash House

A suspected drunk driver crashed an SUV into a Nanaimo home

Talk about a rude awakening!

Nanaimo student rescued after falling into air intake

He was rescued by emergency crews and is believed to have suffered a broken leg

Man threatens to punch 9-year-old then steals his bike in Nanaimo

The man threatened to punch the 9-year-old before taking his bike and riding off.