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Nanaimo

(nənī`mō), city (1991 pop. 60.129), SW British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island. It is a port, the base of a commercial fishing fleet, and the trade center for a farm and lumbering region. It is the site of a federal fisheries and oceanographic research station. A tourist center, Nanaimo hosts an annual Bathtub Race across the straits to Vancouver.
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Lisa Beare, BC Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture stated, "Air Canada's additional flights to Victoria, Nanaimo and Kamloops reflect the rising popularity of Vancouver Island and the Thompson-Okanagan as tourism destinations.
I would like to welcome home the crews of the HMCS Nanaimo and Whitehorse, and congratulate them on their accomplishments as part of Operation CARIBBE.
Outside of the classroom, I conducted the Nanaimo Concert Band and the Hampton Community Orchestra in Victoria.
DP World Vancouver and the Nanaimo Port Authority have signed a three-year agreement that awards DP World Vancouver the right to operate the Port of Nanaimo's facilities, including the general cargo Duke Point facility and Assembly Wharf," the statement said.
At DP World we have extensive global experience and expertise that we will apply at the Port of Nanaimo to help customers expand their businesses efficiently, contributing to the growth of the local economy in Vancouver and Canada as a whole," DP World Americas senior vice president and managing director Matthew Leech said in a statement.
The NCMP is the result of an extensive consultation process with the campus community, the First Nations community, the City of Nanaimo, the local business community, and residents in adjacent neighborhoods.
So this spring the museum and the City of Nanaimo launched a $300,000 restoration project intended to return the bastion to its former glory.
Nanaimo Radio (without missing a beat): "Roger, Kilo Golf Victor.
Several Geography courses provide hands-on experience in real-world situations right in the community of Nanaimo.
AT THE NANAIMO Correctional Centre, a provincial jail for adult male offenders, the tradition is to have a Christmas Eve service for the men, sing carols and on Christmas Day the chaplain and possibly a few volunteers walk around to residents and staff and distribute cookies made by a few local Christian schools.
hubbardii was based on a single articulated specimen referred to the Upper Cretaceous Chico Group at the Nanaimo Coal mine (JHH Locality L6762).
Having recently been on holiday to Vancouver Island and made the same ferry journey to Nanaimo as Terry did, I would like to say and correct Terry in that the journey time to the Island on the ferry is two and half hours and it is not a lake but the Pacific Ocean.