183 active cases of COVID-19 in Island Health — 11 deaths across B.C.

“It is a cruel irony in many ways that when we most need to be with people — that is the most dangerous thing we can do with this level of [COVID-19] transmission we’re seeing in communities across the province,” said Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer.

UPDATE: Parksville park blaze put out within minutes, no injuries reported

A fire in Marks Park yesterday was small and put out within a few minutes with no injuries reported, according to Parksville’s fire chief.

City commissions artist as part of Reimagine Nanaimo campaign

The commissions demonstrate how the city invites insights from diverse leaders from different cultures within the community, according to Julie Bevan, manager of culture and events.

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