July 2021

Council voted to award a contract to supply and install new equipment, which will offer more accessibility for children of all abilities.
“Basically any public hearing that we are doing, the one comment that we always hear is ‘not in my back yard’ and ‘I really like this’, ‘the idea is great, ‘this is great for our town, but not in my backyard,’” Coun. Robert Filmer said.
The charges against Scott Steer are the result of an incident near North Vancouver in March 2020 that saw his vessel boarded at high speed by fishery officers after he refused to stop.
“We think of heritage as something in the past, but really it is the recognition of who we are and want to be,” said Paul Gravett, executive director of Heritage BC
Two new drive-thru restaurants are coming to Parksville after council voted to grant a development permit for two commercial buildings between Pioneer Crescent and Island Highway East.
The Department of Fisheries and Ocean Canada (DFO) checked 76 vessels and 187 anglers for fishing violations between July 9–10 as part of an enforcement blitz in B.C.’s Southern Gulf Islands.
The RDN is gathering feedback on its Get Involved project page. It will host public webinars on Aug. 19 and Sept. 9 at 10 a.m., as well as private presentations for interested groups.
An amendment to the province’s Community Charter grants municipalities the new freedom.
The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) will extend Oceanside Place’s hours to provide residents with a place to stay cool as B.C. enters a heat wave.
The mobile immunization clinic will be set up at the Mid-Island Co-Op Gas Bar (1401 Alberni Highway) from 1-6 p.m.

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