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Kurtis Timothy was identified as the man driving the wrong way on the Trans-Canada Hwy. prior to a crash early Monday just south of Nanaimo. Timothy and another man were killed in the crash.
Kurtis Timothy was identified as the man driving the wrong way on the Trans-Canada Hwy. prior to a crash early Monday just south of Nanaimo. Timothy and another man were killed in the crash. Submitted photo

Man involved in double fatal crash convicted of dangerous driving causing death in 2006

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 16, 2019 - 12:35pm

NANAIMO — A horrific double fatal crash near Nanaimo involved a driver who was convicted of dangerous driving causing death nearly 13 years prior.

The front gate of 250 Terminal Ave., which will be replaced by a C-can office for tighter control and awareness of who goes in and out.
The front gate of 250 Terminal Ave., which will be replaced by a C-can office for tighter control and awareness of who goes in and out. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

More security, stricter access installed at Terminal Ave. supportive housing

By Spencer Sterritt
January 16, 2019 - 9:18am Updated: January 16, 2019 - 9:58am

NANAIMO — Housing operators are hopeful the challenges of running an 80 unit temporary supportive housing project will be addressed by upcoming changes to the site.

Children gather around the splash park at Harewood Centennial Park on a hot summer day. Harewood was chosen for the launch of the Nanaimo Foundation's Neighbourhood Community Grants program.
Children gather around the splash park at Harewood Centennial Park on a hot summer day. Harewood was chosen for the launch of the Nanaimo Foundation's Neighbourhood Community Grants program. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Foundation launches new grant to build community spirit

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 15, 2019 - 1:24pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 2:28pm

NANAIMO — Locals will be able to leverage Harewood's well-known sense of community thanks to a new grant from the Nanaimo Foundation.

Mayor Leonard Krog was the most outspoken of councillors Monday night about the difficult situation developing around 250 Terminal Ave.
Mayor Leonard Krog was the most outspoken of councillors Monday night about the difficult situation developing around 250 Terminal Ave. City of Nanaimo

'None of us are happy:' Nanaimo leadership speaks out against new supportive housing complex

By Spencer Sterritt
January 14, 2019 - 10:24pm

NANAIMO — The City of Nanaimo's leaders have expressed concern and disappointment with a substantial supportive housing complex quickly opened to alleviate the homelessness crisis.

This truck with five people inside went off an Inland Island Hwy. bridge near Fanny Bay and landed on the edge of Cowie Creek Sunday afternoon.
This truck with five people inside went off an Inland Island Hwy. bridge near Fanny Bay and landed on the edge of Cowie Creek Sunday afternoon. CHEK News

'They're very lucky:' 5 hurt after truck falls from highway bridge

By Ian Holmes
January 14, 2019 - 1:26pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 3:06pm

COURTENAY — A search and rescue official says five people taken to hospital after their truck plunged 80-feet off a highway bridge are lucky to be alive after a terrifying crash.

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