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  1. 2016 Pleasant Valley MX | Race Report - Presented by Factory EffexRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Transworld

    ... as the best starter in the sport. After finishing on the podium in the first two rounds, including a win in Nanaimo, Honda Canada Racing Fox GDR's Colton Facciotti had the Red Plate on his machine going into Round 3 in Calgary. Since then Colton has ...

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  2. 'Urgent' rescue underway to remove last parrots from B.C. refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... the 38 birds that were still living there. The remaining birds are being taken to the group's rented facilities in Nanaimo and Metro Vancouver, where hundreds of other animals from the refuge have already been moved over the past month. "It's more a ...

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  3. Saanich getting head start for Canada's 150th celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Saanich News

    ... suit. "Every community is doing something different," said Sanders. "I went to a workshop and sat with people from Nanaimo, and their 50th anniversary of the bathtub race will be coming up. They initiated that in 1967 to celebrate Canada's 100th, so ...

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  4. People: Donations made in Nanaimo communityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    ... which is expected to be completed by September 2017 and will be the only wheelchair-accessible playground in Nanaimo's north end. To donate, or for more information, please e-mail [email protected] We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this ...

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  5. Royals fall to Nanaimo in regular-season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    The Quality Foods Parksville Royals wrapped up their B.C. Premier Baseball League season Friday with a 2-0 loss to Nanaimo in a makeup of a rained out game at Nanaimo's Serauxmen Stadium. The team will now set its sights on the Western Canada midget championships with an eye toward unlimbering its offence.

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  6. Fire destroys one house, damages three others in ParksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    ... Tyrone Heigh, assistant fire chief with Parksville Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD). The woman was transported to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, treated for smoke inhalation and released the same day, while the man declined medical attention. ...

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  7. Sports in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... [email protected] visit Lighthouse Slo Pitch on Facebook. The Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club kept the Nanaimo/Qualicum Challenge trophy at home for another year by out-duelling the Nanaimo Lawn Bowling club in a two-day mixed triples ...

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  8. Shriners bring classic cars to Parksville's beachRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    ... assistance of Shriner's hospitals. The Van Isle Shriners is made up of the Parksville/Qualicum Shrine Club 34 and Nanaimo Shrine Club 10, which operates under the auspices of the Burnaby-based Gizeh Shriners of B.C. and Yukon. "The Van Isle Shriners ...

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  9. Blood donors thankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    On behalf of Canadian Blood Services and our territory manager, I would like to thank Nanaimo residents who support Canadian patients by giving blood. In late April, we announced the need for 200,000 blood donations by July.

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  10. Coroner identifies victim of fatal diving accident near NanooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a fatal scuba diving incident in the ocean near Nanoose, north of Nanaimo, on Wednesday. According to the coroner, Bishop was visiting the mid-Island on a family vacation when he went on a scuba-diving expedition with a dive master and one other person.

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  11. Edmontonian identified as man killed in B.C. scuba diving incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GlobalNews

    The BC Coroners Service said Monday an Edmonton man died following a scuba diving incident northwest of Nanaimo last week. According to a statement, 52-year-old Martin Keith Bishop went scuba diving in the Pacific Ocean with a dive master and another person on July 20. The coroners service said the trio entered the water at a well-known diving spot near Tyee Crescent and Blueback Road in Nanoose.

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  12. B.C. Health Minister says electronic health record system use will continue during reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... of the B.C. Patient Safety and Quality Council. The $178-million electronic health record system went online at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Dufferin Place March 19. Last week, there was a call for an expedited, external and independent ...

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  13. Tenant escapes Nanaimo house fire thanks to smoke alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The fire happened in a residence for brain-injured tenants in the 1800 block of Sherwood Drive shortly before 7 p.m. Friday. Alan Millbank, Nanaimo Fire Rescue fire prevention officer, said in an e-mail the fire was accidental and caused by smoking.

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  14. Edmonton man dies scuba diving near Nanoose BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... at least the fourth scuba diving related fatality on Vancouver Island in the last three years, including two in the Nanaimo area in 2013. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for ...

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  15. Hell's Angels clubhouses to remain frozen until forfeiture trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Goldstream Gazette

    Use of the Nanaimo Hell's Angels clubhouse remains under the control of the province, along with two other B.C. clubhouses, the B.C. Supreme Court has ruled. In a decision released July 14, Justice Barry Davies concluded that motorcycle club assets including the clubhouses in Nanaimo, Kelowna and the east end of Vancouver will remain frozen until the conclusion of a trial scheduled for May of next year.

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  16. Men swarm Uplands greens for cardiac careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... play, the Carnarvon Park-based Victoria Bantam Black Eagles look forward to provincials coming up Aug. 4 to 8 in Nanaimo. In baseball action, the Victoria Harbourcats finish their home series with the Bellingham Bells this Friday, July 22 at 6:35 ...

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  17. Suspicious fire displaces 12 in NanaimoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews responded to the structure fire in an apartment in the Globe Hotel at 25 Front St. Wednesday at about 10 p.m. Upon arrival, fire was showing from a second floor apartment. Crews attacked the fire from the outside prior to entering the building and contained it to the one apartment.

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  18. Celebrities at Comic Con in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | CTV

    ... work of National Geographic's photographers of the year. Said to be a century old, the abandoned Cassidy Inn Pub in Nanaimo was destroyed by massive flames overnight. Police and fire crews are now investigating the cause. A blaze broke out in the ...

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  19. Nanaimo Pirates end season with a positiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Parksville Royals catcher Ben Swing receives a throw to home plate as Nanaimo Pirates baserunner Wyatt Strachan attempts to score. The ball was knocked loose on the collision, but Strachan was called out for initiating contact.

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  20. Canada's medical pot companies aim to grow export businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Globe and Mail

    Shlomo Booklin trims cannabis plants at Tilray, a medical marijuana grow-op in Nanaimo on Aug. 14, 2014. In June, Tilray shipped cannabis oil capsules to Croatia for the first time.

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