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Local news for Nanaimo, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Alberni teen follows passion for agriculture

What started off as a way to learn about caring for her guinea pig has taken Makenna Cyr to conferences all over B.C. and even in the United States.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Canada

5 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

Port explores Harbour City's LNG potential

With the B.C. government pushing the liquefied natural gas industry, Nanaimo may be able to take advantage of related opportunities that come.

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10 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

BC Based Medicinal Marijuana Company Plans to Be One of Canada's Dominant Producers

Wildflower Marijuana Inc. will soon have two applications under consideration with Health Canada for two different properties, both of which are situated in the temperate climate around Nanaimo - an area renowned for cultivating some of the purest and highest quality medicinal cannabis.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Fire sends one woman to hospital

At approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters were called to a single-storey house fire at at 5277 Catalina Dr. after neighbours reported seeing smoke.

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Related Topix: Canada

CKNW News Talk 980

Civil forfeiture setback for government

The BC Court of Appeal has dismissed the director's appeal of a BC Supreme Court ruling that said affidavits in support of a 2003 search of the Nanaimo clubhouse should be unsealed, so the defence can challenge their admissibility.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Annual walk helps fundraise for Nanaimo animal welfare organization

The 2014 Scotiabank and B.C. SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk takes place each September, with the Nanaimo chapter holding its edition Sept.

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Related Topix: Canada, Animal Rights

Canada.com

Four B.C. locations nominated in Canada's Great Places competition

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Disposal at sea relocates silt from ocean floor

Some north Nanaimo residents were concerned to see ocean dumping in the Strait of Georgia this summer, but it's actually just business as usual.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Woman injured in fire released from hospital

The woman injured in a house fire on Sunday has been released from hospital and is having her claim processed by her insurance company.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Marathons support disease research

With her father diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and her friend with lupus, Jacquelyn Janzen is taking it to the streets.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Canada, North America, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Esquimalt News

Pilot project offering rapid HIV tests coming to two Island pharmacies

It is estimated there are more than 3,500 people in B.C. who are living with HIV but don't know it.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Discovering country sound

You are sure to get your honky-tonk fix when the Coombs Country Music Jamboree presents three days of country music August 22, 23 and 24. There will be several singing cowboys and cowgirls at the weekend festival, but Angie Harriott says you don't have to be a hillbilly to enjoy the music being presented.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stock the Lockers drive begins

Annika van Steen, left, and Erika Warwick were at the Staples on Aulds Road for the Stock the Lockers kickoff event.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

GlobalNews

Fireball seen streaking across B.C. sky

If you happened to be walking outside in southern British Columbia Monday night, you may have been wowed by a bright fireball as it lit up the night sky.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Amherst Daily News

Remembering a sad part of Canadian history

A plaque will be laid at the Cumberland County Museum on Friday to help right one of this country's wrongs from a century ago.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Prison,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

PR-inside.com

Cheetah Oil & Gas Ltd. - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Market Study Published

The company drills, explores and produces oil and gas. It operates its oil and gas project in Belmont Lake Field located in the state of Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Canada

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Globe and Mail

Best pictures from the past 24 hours

Alexandra Tavernier of France competes in the women's hammer throw final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Marijuana, Canada, Ferguson, MO

Edmonton Journal

Fringe preview: U of A obesity doctor looks for laughs in first show

While there will be plenty of jokes in Dr. Arya Sharma's Fringe Festival show, don't expect any of them to be at the expense of fat people.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Out & about calender

Sunday Concerts in the Park 6-8 p.m. at Ladysmith's Transfer Beach Park. Admission by donation.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Family, Kids, Virginia

Nanaimo Daily News

Photos: Nanaimo fast ferries could hit top speed of 76 km/h

Island Ferry Service Ltd.'s 'Island Tenacity' and 'Island Friendship' are waiting in Singapore to shuttle passengers between the Nanaimo and Vancouver downtowns, should the fast-ferry service launch next spring.

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Related Topix: Canada

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