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A 73-year-old man from Cortes Island was sentenced for sexual interference in Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Thursday. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. senior sentenced for sexually abusing special-needs granddaughter

73-year-old Cortes Island man will go to jail for three years

A 73-year-old man from Cortes Island was sentenced for sexual interference in Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Thursday. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo courthouse (News Bulletin file)

Island man guilty of child porn charges, Crown alleges 250,000 images

Psychiatric assessment requested by Crown, sentencing to be set June 4 in Nanaimo court

Nanaimo courthouse (News Bulletin file)
Western Canada Marine Response Corporation held an oil spill response exercise in Nanaimo on Tuesday, April 9. The training session simulated a diesel spill near Jack Point and Biggs Park. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Simulated spill off Vancouver Island keeps vessels ready to respond

Spill response corporation held exercise in Nanaimo as part of Transport Canada certification

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation held an oil spill response exercise in Nanaimo on Tuesday, April 9. The training session simulated a diesel spill near Jack Point and Biggs Park. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Sandy Birkeland and husband Tony Wood hope to raise money for a service dog for daughter Lily, who has been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. It is hoped a dog will help Lily with her day-to-day life. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Vancouver Island parents hope service dog helps stop autistic child’s self-harming

Nanaimo couple raising money for daughter through Assistance Service Dogs B.C.

Sandy Birkeland and husband Tony Wood hope to raise money for a service dog for daughter Lily, who has been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. It is hoped a dog will help Lily with her day-to-day life. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)
Brandon Tyler Woody was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo for the April 2017 killing of Andrew McLean at a Nanaimo hotel. (News Bulletin file)

Victoria man who committed murder at Nanaimo hotel sentenced to life in prison

Brandon Tyler Woody, 32, not eligible for parole for at least 17 years, rules judge

Brandon Tyler Woody was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo for the April 2017 killing of Andrew McLean at a Nanaimo hotel. (News Bulletin file)
Brandon Tyler Woody was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo for the April 2017 killing of Andrew McLean at a Nanaimo hotel. (News Bulletin file)

Man who committed murder at Vancouver Island hotel gets life sentence

Brandon Tyler Woody pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 2017 shooting in Nanaimo

Brandon Tyler Woody was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo for the April 2017 killing of Andrew McLean at a Nanaimo hotel. (News Bulletin file)
Wanda Campbell at the courthouse in Nanaimo on Monday. Campbell is mother of Andrew McLean, who was shot and killed at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Nanaimo in April 2017. Brandon Tyler Woody, who pleaded guilty to her son’s murder, is in court for his sentencing hearing this week. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)

Defence says man committed fatal hotel shooting in Nanaimo to protect wife

Brandon Tyler Woody set to learn fate in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo on Wednesday

Wanda Campbell at the courthouse in Nanaimo on Monday. Campbell is mother of Andrew McLean, who was shot and killed at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Nanaimo in April 2017. Brandon Tyler Woody, who pleaded guilty to her son’s murder, is in court for his sentencing hearing this week. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)
The courthouse in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. man sentenced for tying up, assaulting and robbing another man at hotel

Gabriel Stephen Nelson robbed and assaulted travelling businessman in Nanaimo in 2017

The courthouse in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo RCMP closed off area around the police detachment due to suspicious packages. KARL YU/The News Bulletin

Explosives unit brought in after suspicious boxes left at B.C. RCMP detachment

Nanaimo RCMP issues all clear after packages were found on lawn earlier in the day

Nanaimo RCMP closed off area around the police detachment due to suspicious packages. KARL YU/The News Bulletin
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)
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)
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)

Cop recounts wild car chase through 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)
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Coast Hotel and workers reach tentative deal

Deal between hotel chain and union representing Nanaimo, Victoria workers reached early Friday

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Nanaimo courthouse (News Bulletin file)

Banned Nanaimo investment advisor loses lawsuit for ex-girlfriend’s house

B.C. Supreme Court judge rules instead that Kenneth Edward Smith must pay back rent

Nanaimo courthouse (News Bulletin file)
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)
The union representing workers of B.C. Ferries is in B.C. Supreme Court Nov. 27 and 28 seeking the right to strike. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. ferry workers’ union fights for right to strike

Union in Vancouver Nov. 27-28 for B.C. Supreme Court hearing

The union representing workers of B.C. Ferries is in B.C. Supreme Court Nov. 27 and 28 seeking the right to strike. (News Bulletin file)
Cutting down 25 trees costs B.C. man more than $80,000

Cutting down 25 trees costs B.C. man more than $80,000

Former city council candidate illegally dropped alder and maple in pricey Nanaimo neighbourhood

Cutting down 25 trees costs B.C. man more than $80,000