Friday, February 26, 2021


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 man arrested

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!
Nanaimo man arrested

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
Nanaimo man arrested

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..."
Nanaimo man arrested

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!
Nanaimo man arrested

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

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

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.

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).

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.