Nicholas Pescod

WestJet’s Frozen-themed Boeing 737-800 seen parked beside a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 at Vancouver International Airport. The federal government is considering selling off Canada’s major airports. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)

Selling off airports would be short-sighted

Increased competition needed, not a change in airport ownership

WestJet’s Frozen-themed Boeing 737-800 seen parked beside a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 at Vancouver International Airport. The federal government is considering selling off Canada’s major airports. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)
The De Courcy Island Farm. (Photo submitted)

Island property once owned by Nanaimo cult leader sold

The De Courcy Island Farm, once owned by cult leader Brother XII, sold for approximately $2 million

The De Courcy Island Farm. (Photo submitted)
Members of the Suquamish Nation, from Suquamish, Wash. paddle to Nanoose First Nation on Monday. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN).

Ocean rescue needed as Tribal Journeys paddles onward

Rough waters stall canoes at Neck Point in Nanaimo

Members of the Suquamish Nation, from Suquamish, Wash. paddle to Nanoose First Nation on Monday. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN).
Federal NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton speaks at the Old City Station Pub in Nanaimo on Monday afternoon. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)

Millennial struggles front-of-mind for NDP leadership candidate during Nanaimo stop

Niki Ashton hopes to revive the federal New Democratic Party

Federal NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton speaks at the Old City Station Pub in Nanaimo on Monday afternoon. (NICHOLAS PESCOD/NEWS BULLETIN)
Massive yacht party will set sail in Nanaimo

Massive yacht party will set sail in Nanaimo

Entertainment company to host party aboard 127-foot yacht on Aug. 18.

Massive yacht party will set sail in Nanaimo
Artist Trish Smith with her work Paleo dentriticus at Maffeo Sutton Park before it was damaged. The piece was vandalized this past weekend and has been removed from the park. (Photo submitted)

Public art piece vandalized at Nanaimo park

Paleo dentriticus, part of temporary public art program, has been removed from Maffeo Sutton Park

Artist Trish Smith with her work Paleo dentriticus at Maffeo Sutton Park before it was damaged. The piece was vandalized this past weekend and has been removed from the park. (Photo submitted)
The Island Corridor Foundation is still seeking $7.5 million from the federal government to help with track repairs on the E&N Railway in an effort to revive passenger rail service on Vancouver Island. VIA Rail suspended operations on the Island in 2011 due to track conditions. (News Bulletin file)

Island Corridor Foundation still waiting on federal grant for track repairs

Foundation remains entangled in lawsuit with Snaw-Naw-As First Nation for return of land

The Island Corridor Foundation is still seeking $7.5 million from the federal government to help with track repairs on the E&N Railway in an effort to revive passenger rail service on Vancouver Island. VIA Rail suspended operations on the Island in 2011 due to track conditions. (News Bulletin file)
Kevin O’Leary, federal Conservative Party leadership candidate, answers questions during a campaign stop in Nanaimo on Friday afternoon. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

O’Leary discusses immigration, economy during Conservative leadership campaign stop in Nanaimo

Canadian television personality meets with Conservative supporters in Nanaimo

Kevin O’Leary, federal Conservative Party leadership candidate, answers questions during a campaign stop in Nanaimo on Friday afternoon. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark speaks at a campaign rally in Nanaimo on Monday evening.                                 NICHOLAS PESCOD
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Updated: B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark attends rally in Nanaimo

B.C. premier touts economic success and Island-specific plan

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark speaks at a campaign rally in Nanaimo on Monday evening.                                 NICHOLAS PESCOD
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