licence for a neighbour who had helped him with some home renovations. Another blunder was the botched construction of the PacifiCat BC Ferries, which would later become part of the FastCat Fiasco; the project, designed to speed transportation between Vancouver and Nanaimo, was plagued by cost over-runs and poor technical decisions. By mid-1999, an obvious rift had appeared in the administration as Attorney-General Dosanjh and Finance Minister Joy MacPhail
traditionally rely on paged call-outs and need not stay at the station but should remain in relatively close proximity in case of a call. The next step would be to split the calls between two separate stations serving a single community (e.g., Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George (Prince George, British Columbia) & Nanaimo). Finally, as in the case of Abbotsford (Abbotsford, British Columbia), when the call volume for the two stations combined reaches in excess of 20,000 calls
, British Columbia. He was unable to paint due to his poor health. He died of cardiac arrest—complications arising from Parkinson's disease on December 4, 2007 in Toronto General Hospital. He was buried after a private ceremony in Northern Ontario next to the grave of his former wife, Harriet, on Anishinaabe land. In the 1980s and 1990s he led his own trios and continued to refine his bass playing style. In his later years he recorded and toured extensively with pianist Gene Harris. In the early 1980s, Ray Brown met Diana Krall in a restaurant in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Diana Krall biography page at Hopper Management WikiPedia:Nanaimo, British Columbia
known for his role of the disembodied hand, Thing (Thing (The Addams Family)) in "The Addams Family" film series * Ingrid Jensen, jazz trumpeter * Susan Juby, author * Diana Krall, jazz pianist and vocalist * Tim Lander, poet * Cory Monteith, actor * Shane Sutcliffe, boxer * Kirsten Sweetland, triathlete Sister cities Nanaimo has one sister city: * Iwatsuki-ku (Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama), Saitama City (Saitama, Saitama), Saitama
on the Strait of Georgia on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The town is named after a First Nations band related to the Nanaimo Indians. The Schooner Cove Marina with 400 berth (Berth (moorings))s is a destination for boaters from throughout the Pacific Northwest. thumb right 500px View of Nanoose Bay from Notch Hill (Image:Nanoosebaykjfmartin.JPG) '''Nanoose Bay''' is a community of about 5 000 people in the Canadian (Canada) province of British Columbia. It is located between Nanaimo and Parksville (Parksville, British Columbia) on the Strait of Georgia on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The town is named after a First Nations band related to the Nanaimo Indians. The Schooner Cove Marina with 400 berth (Berth (moorings))s is a destination for boaters from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Ron first entered elected political life as a city councillor for the City of Nanaimo in 1999. Prior to this, he had sought election as a Member of Parliament as a Liberal Party of Canada candidate. He has also acted as Chair of the Nanaimo Conference Centre Advisory Committee, Chair of the Downtown Nanaimo Partnership, Director of the Nanaimo Regional District Board and President of the Port Theatre from 1994 to 1999. Life and career Chatwin was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, to an artist mother and an engineer father. WikiPedia:Nanaimo, British Columbia
; Previously known as the "Hub City" because of its central location on the island. ''Hub City: Nanaimo – 1886–1920'', Heritage House Publishing, Googlebooks It has also been known as the "Bathtub Racing Capital of the World" and is today fondly known as the "Hub, Tub and Pub City" because of its association with bathtub racing and the numerous "watering holes" in Old
the harbor, community life, making a living and the city's Chinese community. The Museum is in Piper's Park, which is also home to a miner's cottage, a restored 1890s locomotive, reproductions of native carvings in stone and more. The Museum’s feature exhibits change three times a year and exhibit everything from vintage undergarments to shellfish to the history of radio in Canada. *
at Vancouver Island University offers a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. Faculty members include guitarist Pat Coleman, trumpeter Greg Bush, and bassist Ken Lister. The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music, a non-profit, charitable organization has been offering classical music lessons and producing concerts since 1977.
to the Trans-Canada Highway (British Columbia Highway 1) just south of Nanaimo's city centre. '''Bathtub racing''' started in Nanaimo, British Columbia and involves the use of a bathtub boat (Bathtub Boat). The idea was conceived to showcase Nanaimo to the world, with the first races beginning with the "Nanaimo to Vancouver Great International World Championship Bathtub Race" in 1967.
) tollfree fax checkin 4PM or by arrangement checkout 10AM price $55 night one person, $65 night two people; discounts for weeklong stays content A two-room B&B offering personal service. On the northwest side of town. Accept cash or cheqe but not credit cards. Most pets welcome. * WikiPedia:Nanaimo, British Columbia
'''Nanaimo''' (Canada 2011 Census population 83,810) is a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is known as "The Harbour City." Previously known as the "Hub City" because of its central location on the island. ''Hub City: Nanaimo – 1886–1920'', Heritage House Publishing, Googlebooks It has also been known as the "Bathtub Racing Capital of the World" and is today fondly known as the "Hub, Tub and Pub City" because of its association with bathtub racing and the numerous "watering holes" in Old Nanaimo. Nanaimo is also the headquarters of the Regional District of Nanaimo.