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B.C. Green candidate wants to bring business experience to legislature

The Green Party has nominated businessman and retired naval officer Rob Lyon as candidate for Parksville-Qualicum. He said he decided to get involved in politics after the B.C. NDP called an election during a global pandemic. Lyon said he initially called the Green Party campaign office to sign up as a volunteer.

New RDN automated curbside pickup begins Thursday

The new automated garbage and recycling service begins later this week for single-family dwellings in the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN). Beginning Oct. 1, residents can roll their new carts to the curb on their regularly scheduled pickup day, according to a press release from the RDN.

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