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The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo man sentenced to jail for convincing teenage boy to touch him sexually

Devon Douglas Schulz, 34, will spend 18 months in jail

The courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo man guilty of child porn, sex assault charges gets six years in jail

Offender ordered to have no contact with complainant during sentence, says B.C. Prosecution Service

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, was in the Nanaimo area Saturday, and stopped by COCO Café in Cedar to chat with workers and have lunch. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Governor General of Canada hopes businesses follow lead of Vancouver Island café

Governor General Julie Payette hopes businesses become inclusive like COCO Café, near Nanaimo

Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, was in the Nanaimo area Saturday, and stopped by COCO Café in Cedar to chat with workers and have lunch. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
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Warmer, cooler, better-transported students coming soon to Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools students get $1.16 million injection from the B.C. government

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Andy Balser, Telus’ vice-president of marketing, announced the company will spend $75 million on fibre optic network connection in Nanaimo and Lantzville on Friday, March 8. (Karl Yu/NEWS BULLETIN)

Telus spending $75M for better internet, cellphone service in Nanaimo area

Work expected to begin in April to connect areas to Telus PureFibre network

Andy Balser, Telus’ vice-president of marketing, announced the company will spend $75 million on fibre optic network connection in Nanaimo and Lantzville on Friday, March 8. (Karl Yu/NEWS BULLETIN)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Driver charged in death of Gabriola Island jogger seeks trial

William Sydney Goosman charged with dangerous driving causing death in 2018

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
RCMP forensic investigators gather evidence in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel in Nanaimo, B.C. in 2017, where a man was shot and killed. (News Bulletin file)

Man in Vancouver Island hotel shooting pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Brandon Tyler Woody, from Victoria, to be sentenced in late March in B.C. Supreme Court

RCMP forensic investigators gather evidence in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel in Nanaimo, B.C. in 2017, where a man was shot and killed. (News Bulletin file)
Bob Esliger, Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ assistant superintendent, makes a presentation to the district education committee on school attire expectations on Feb. 6. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district updates student dress code guidelines

New administrative procedure discussed

Bob Esliger, Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ assistant superintendent, makes a presentation to the district education committee on school attire expectations on Feb. 6. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Driver in car chase following 2016 drive-by shooting receives seven-year jail sentence

Crown counsel and defence counsel agree on joint submission

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Members of Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools and stakeholders took part in a blanket ceremony to celebrate the adoption of the Syeyutsus Reconciliation Framework. The board unanimously passed the policy Wednesday. (SD68 Twitter photo)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district adopts reconciliation policy

District aboriginal education principal says Syeyutsus framework complements programs in place

Members of Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools and stakeholders took part in a blanket ceremony to celebrate the adoption of the Syeyutsus Reconciliation Framework. The board unanimously passed the policy Wednesday. (SD68 Twitter photo)
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Nanaimo Ladysmith school board gives final approval to pay raise

Move will offset new tax regulations from Canada Revenue Agency

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Nanaimo riding byelection candidate Sheila Malcolmson and B.C. Premier John Horgan address party members at a party provincial council meeting in Nanaimo Saturday. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Want to avoid the speculation tax on your vacant home? Rent it out, Horgan says

Premier John Horgan and Sheila Malcolmson say speculation and vacancy tax addresses homelessness

Nanaimo riding byelection candidate Sheila Malcolmson and B.C. Premier John Horgan address party members at a party provincial council meeting in Nanaimo Saturday. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
RCMP officers investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting in the Wakesiah Avenue/Second Street area in March 2016. Armaan Singh Chandi, an accused in the incident, is currently standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Police officer recounts wild car chase through downtown Ladysmith and Duncan

B.C. Supreme Court trial of Armaan Singh Chandi hears of pursuit following Nanaimo drive-by shooting

RCMP officers investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting in the Wakesiah Avenue/Second Street area in March 2016. Armaan Singh Chandi, an accused in the incident, is currently standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Police at the scene of a March 2016 drive-by shooting in the Wakesiah Avenue area of Nanaimo. Armaan Singh Chandi was arrested in the incident and is standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Trial underway in 2016 Nanaimo drive-by shooting

Trial of Armaan Singh Chandi underway after co-accused Inderpal Aujla, pleads guilty,

Police at the scene of a March 2016 drive-by shooting in the Wakesiah Avenue area of Nanaimo. Armaan Singh Chandi was arrested in the incident and is standing trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. man sentenced to 34 months in jail after video recording sex with 14-year-old

John Adam James Landry, 31, of Parksville, entered guilty pleas in Nanaimo provincial court

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Tatiyana Billy will leave the cold weather of Nanaimo for the warmer climes of New Zealand through a Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre cultural exchange. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Island youths to learn about Maori culture, share First Nations culture

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre youths from Ladysmith and Nanaimo going to New Zealand this month

Tatiyana Billy will leave the cold weather of Nanaimo for the warmer climes of New Zealand through a Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre cultural exchange. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
The Province of B.C. has committed to work with the Island Corridor Foundation and First Nations to do an assessment of the E&N rail corridor, which encompasses an area that includes Victoria, Courtenay and Nanaimo. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)

Province to fund assessment of rail line, including Ladysmith area

Ministry of Transportation to work with Island Corridor Foundation, First Nations on E&N rail study

The Province of B.C. has committed to work with the Island Corridor Foundation and First Nations to do an assessment of the E&N rail corridor, which encompasses an area that includes Victoria, Courtenay and Nanaimo. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ graduation rates for the last five years. (SD68 presentation image)

Ladysmith area’s aboriginal grad rate second-highest ever

New curriculum featuring aboriginal cultural elements given credit for jump

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ graduation rates for the last five years. (SD68 presentation image)
Live wires downed due to a wind storm forced École North Oyster students to stay inside, leading to an extra long day of school Thursday. BLACK PRESS file photo

Children stuck late at North Oyster school due to downed power lines

Students weren’t allowed to leave until the evening

Live wires downed due to a wind storm forced École North Oyster students to stay inside, leading to an extra long day of school Thursday. BLACK PRESS file photo
Leonard Krog has resigned as MLA of Nanaimo. Krog is also mayor of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Leonard Krog steps down as MLA of Nanaimo

Nanaimo mayor anticipates byelection call sometime in January

Leonard Krog has resigned as MLA of Nanaimo. Krog is also mayor of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)