Nanaimo


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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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The Nanaimo newspaper said it stands by its decision to print the letter.
The Snuneymuxw have recently put in a bid to the city of Nanaimo to build a new conference centre on the waterfront.
Beverly Lynch, Section Facilitator of WILPF Canadian Section and a member of WILPF Nanaimo Branch.
The sign concludes: "These men immigrated to Canada to build both the Canadian Pacific and Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railways.
The acquisition will benefit communities in Colorado and Nanaimo as a variety of new jobs will be created.
Recently, the RDN communities of Nanaimo and Parksville have also purchased new fire engines to replace older models.
Master Seaman Charlesworth has the General Campaign Star for her service with Operation ATHENA, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her volunteer work with the Sea Cadets and Navy League in Nanaimo.
Wyse attended the Nanaimo Vocational School, completing an accounting program, and took a job at the Snuneymuxw band office where she learned from the inside about the bureaucracy and systems of government that often frustrate advancement in First Nations communities.
The Nanaimo Project Manager of Toppig says, "Toppig has established contact with the gamers of the world who enjoy casual games with the launching of Nanaimo on GSP.
The players will be ready for action when they leave their Inn on the Lake Hotel in Nanaimo for the 10 minute trip to the ground.
The six-month pilot project, Building Capacity: Mental Health and Police Project will be tested in six communities: Cranbrook, Williams Lake, Nanaimo, Vancouver, Richmond and Delta.
Home, of course, being a relative thing because Krall grew up in the small Vancouver Island town of Nanaimo.