Greg Sakaki

A screenshot of Elections Canada’s website showing a map directing voters to the wrong end of Cedar Road. (Elections Canada image)

Map on Elections Canada site sends voters to Cedar landfill

Address for polling station correct, but Google Map address differs

A screenshot of Elections Canada’s website showing a map directing voters to the wrong end of Cedar Road. (Elections Canada image)
Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates Bob Chamberlin, NDP, left; Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; John Hirst, Conservatives; and Paul Manly, Green Party; debated the issues Thursday at Beban Park

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates compare, contrast platforms on debate stage

Energy policy, veterans’ affairs and more debated Thursday at Beban Park

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates Bob Chamberlin, NDP, left; Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; John Hirst, Conservatives; and Paul Manly, Green Party; debated the issues Thursday at Beban Park
Cowichan-Malahat-Langford incumbent Alistair MacGregor, left, Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Bob Chamberlin and retiring Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen hear from Gabriolans Against Freighter Anchorages Society president Chris Straw at a meeting Monday at Tea on the Quay in Nanaimo. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Vancouver Island NDP candidates concerned about freighter anchorages

Alistair MacGregor and Bob Chamberlin joined by retiring MP Nathan Cullen for meeting

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford incumbent Alistair MacGregor, left, Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Bob Chamberlin and retiring Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen hear from Gabriolans Against Freighter Anchorages Society president Chris Straw at a meeting Monday at Tea on the Quay in Nanaimo. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin sings and drums with other Kwakwaka’wakw people at the end of a town hall on sustainability and reconciliation Sunday at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP candidate, First Nations leaders talk environmental protection

Bob Chamberlin hosts First Nation leaders for town hall on sustainability and reconciliation

Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin sings and drums with other Kwakwaka’wakw people at the end of a town hall on sustainability and reconciliation Sunday at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Nanaimo-Ladysmith incumbent Paul Manly rally supporters Saturday at Beban Park social centre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Greens rally around MP and party leader

Elizabeth May says her party could sweep Vancouver Island

Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Nanaimo-Ladysmith incumbent Paul Manly rally supporters Saturday at Beban Park social centre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast meets with Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate John Hirst at Hirst’s campaign office before leaving for some door knocking last month. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Conservatives talk environment and leadership on doorsteps in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Former cabinet minister Ed Fast campaigns with candidate John Hirst

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast meets with Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate John Hirst at Hirst’s campaign office before leaving for some door knocking last month. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Echo White is running for Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP as an independent candidate. (Photo submitted)

One final candidate added to the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Echo White, an independent, says she would be a ‘promise-keeper’ in Parliament

Echo White is running for Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP as an independent candidate. (Photo submitted)
James Chumsa, candidate for the Communist Party of Canada, talks to potential voters at a candidates’ meet-and-greet prior to a debate at Vancouver Island University last Thursday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Communist candidate on the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

VIU student James Chumsa running for Communist Party of Canada

James Chumsa, candidate for the Communist Party of Canada, talks to potential voters at a candidates’ meet-and-greet prior to a debate at Vancouver Island University last Thursday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
B.C. Ferries crew launched a rescue boat to help a boat in distress outside Tsawwassen on Thursday night. (KENT HEGGART photo)

Nanaimo-bound ferry responds to flares, assists boaters in distress

Incident happened outside Tsawwassen on Thursday night

B.C. Ferries crew launched a rescue boat to help a boat in distress outside Tsawwassen on Thursday night. (KENT HEGGART photo)
Paul Manly, Green Party, left; John Hirst, Conservatives, Michelle Corfield, Liberals; Brian Marlatt, Progressive Canadian Party; and Geoff Stoneman, independent, participated in the first Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates’ debate Thursday at Vancouver Island University’s Malaspina Theatre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates keep climate at forefront of first debate

Five candidates attend first debate at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre

Paul Manly, Green Party, left; John Hirst, Conservatives, Michelle Corfield, Liberals; Brian Marlatt, Progressive Canadian Party; and Geoff Stoneman, independent, participated in the first Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates’ debate Thursday at Vancouver Island University’s Malaspina Theatre. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Tanysha Klassen, back left, chairperson of the B.C. Federation of Students, and Anouk Borris, chairperson of the Vancouver Island University Students’ Union, provide information at VIU’s Nanaimo campus last Tuesday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

B.C. students empowered to ‘shift the vote’ this election

B.C. Federation of Students launches ‘Our Time is Now’ campaign

Tanysha Klassen, back left, chairperson of the B.C. Federation of Students, and Anouk Borris, chairperson of the Vancouver Island University Students’ Union, provide information at VIU’s Nanaimo campus last Tuesday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Beekeepers John Holubeshen, left, Moufida Holubeshen, Peter Lange and Conrad Berube took down a nest of Asian giant hornets on Wednesday night behind Robins Park in Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo beekeepers take down nest of invasive giant hornets

One nest eradicated at Nanaimo’s Robins Park, but there are still Asian giant hornets around

Beekeepers John Holubeshen, left, Moufida Holubeshen, Peter Lange and Conrad Berube took down a nest of Asian giant hornets on Wednesday night behind Robins Park in Nanaimo. (Photo submitted)
A miniature horse named HaliBerry is recovering after its left ear was bitten off in an attack by two pitbulls on a rural property in Cassidy on Monday. (Photo courtesy Golden Maples Farm)
A miniature horse named HaliBerry is recovering after its left ear was bitten off in an attack by two pitbulls on a rural property in Cassidy on Monday. (Photo courtesy Golden Maples Farm)
Nanaimo-Ladysmith federal election candidates Bob Chamberlin, NDP, top left; Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; John Hirst, Conservatives, bottom left; Paul Manly, Green Party; Brian Marlatt, Progressive Canadian Party. (Submitted and News Bulletin photos)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates try to chart a path to victory

Conservatives, NDP, Liberals set sights on votes needed to unseat Green incumbent

Nanaimo-Ladysmith federal election candidates Bob Chamberlin, NDP, top left; Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; John Hirst, Conservatives, bottom left; Paul Manly, Green Party; Brian Marlatt, Progressive Canadian Party. (Submitted and News Bulletin photos)
NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin, top left, meets voters at Maffeo Sutton Park last month; Liberal candidate Michelle Corfield attends an announcement at the Port of Nanaimo in July; Conservative candidate John Hirst, bottom left, at his campaign office Tuesday; Green MP Paul Manly speaks at a suicide prevention event Tuesday at Maffeo Sutton Park. (NEWS BULLETIN photos)

Federal election campaign underway in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Election writ drops, voters will go to the ballot box on Oct. 21

NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin, top left, meets voters at Maffeo Sutton Park last month; Liberal candidate Michelle Corfield attends an announcement at the Port of Nanaimo in July; Conservative candidate John Hirst, bottom left, at his campaign office Tuesday; Green MP Paul Manly speaks at a suicide prevention event Tuesday at Maffeo Sutton Park. (NEWS BULLETIN photos)
10-year-old Bella Salvino was emotional after finding a lost cat, Alfred, that she’d only ever seen on a ‘missing cat’ poster. She found the cat hiding in a storm drain. (Photos submitted)

Nanaimo girl made it her mission to find the cat on the ‘missing’ poster

10-year-old Bella Salvino, on her bike, locates lost cat

10-year-old Bella Salvino was emotional after finding a lost cat, Alfred, that she’d only ever seen on a ‘missing cat’ poster. She found the cat hiding in a storm drain. (Photos submitted)
Vancouver Island mom Tasha Brown shows a hand-made sign for a garden that she planted and wishes to share with her daughter Kaydance who was allegedly abducted by Brown’s estranged wife in 2016. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Hearings begin as Vancouver Island mom fights for allegedly abducted daughter

Tasha Brown now in Jersey in the British Isles, fundraiser being held in Nanaimo

Vancouver Island mom Tasha Brown shows a hand-made sign for a garden that she planted and wishes to share with her daughter Kaydance who was allegedly abducted by Brown’s estranged wife in 2016. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)

Search of vessel at Horseshoe Bay puts B.C. Ferries behind schedule

Passenger in ‘emotional distress’ found at nearby park

Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. (NEWS BULLETIN file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP officers, with assistance from firefighters, investigate a car wreck on Bowen Road near Ashlar Avenue in the early-morning hours Monday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

UPDATE: Allegedly impaired driver wrecks car along Nanaimo’s Bowen Road

Motorist taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Nanaimo RCMP officers, with assistance from firefighters, investigate a car wreck on Bowen Road near Ashlar Avenue in the early-morning hours Monday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks health care with Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Bob Chamberlin, left, Deryck Cowling, Edie Cartwright and others at a house in Nanaimo’s Departure Bay neighbourhood on Tuesday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

NDP talks up ‘head-to-toe’ health care on campaign trail in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Party leader Jagmeet Singh says an NDP government would implement pharmacare within a year

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks health care with Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Bob Chamberlin, left, Deryck Cowling, Edie Cartwright and others at a house in Nanaimo’s Departure Bay neighbourhood on Tuesday. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)