Nanaimo Council UBCM Resolution: Call for the Immediate Deferral of Logging in All At-Risk Oldgrowth in BC

Nanaimo Council will be voting Monday March 29th on a resolution to Call on the BC Government to follow through on the recommendations of the Old-growth Strategic Review which includes the immediate deferral of logging in all at-risk Old-Growth forests in B.C.  At-risk means the most productive, rare, oldest and most intact old-growth in the …

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City of Nanaimo Adopts Doughnut Economics to guide City Planning

Doughnut Economics is the vision of building a thriving local economy that respects the health of all people and the planet The 2018-2022 City of Nanaimo Councils Evolution The current Nanaimo City Mayor and Council were elected just over two years ago on 20th October 2018.  The election resulted in 7 out of 9 new …

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Im running for re-election as a Director at Large on the Union of BC Municipalities #UBCM2020

This past year, it has been an honour to represent BC local governments on the Union of British Columbia Municipalities.    I am running for a second term as a Director-at-Large to continue  ensuring that the province works closely with local government to build resilient communities.  Building resilient communities is especially important in the face …

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CBC Gem Documentary on Nanaimo’s Waste Reduction Efforts and Circular Economy!

We have been working hard at the Regional District of Nanaimo to reduce our community’s waste.  Our efforts towards diverting 90% of our waste from landfill is being recognized nationally. Mark Sakamoto from the Good People series came last winter to film half of an episode on the good things happening in our region around …

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