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Nanaimo poet pens book about Hep C Journey

For Immediate Release January 29, 2016 Nanaimo poet pens book about Hepatitis C journey Award-winning poet Kim Goldberg never thought she would live to see a cure for Hepatitis C. When the cure arrived and Goldberg reaped the victory, it … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Regional District Tries to Banish Writers

Just two days before our Sharing the Fire gathering of writers is scheduled to begin at Thistledown Farm B&B in Cedar, BC, bureaucrats from the Regional District of Nanaimo have threatened to shut it down. The event involves about a dozen writers … Continue reading

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Remembering David Weston

David J. Weston, April 15, 1935–August 10, 2014, Nanaimo, BC by Kim Goldberg August 22, 2014 Longtime social activist and political philosopher David J. Weston passed away earlier this month, on August 10, 2014, at the age of 79. His … Continue reading

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Toronto Jews Support Paul Manly’s Right to Seek NDP Nomination

Last month we learned that the federal NDP, under the leadership of Thomas Mulcair, had rejected the candidacy bid of well-known Nanaimo filmmaker Paul Manly. Manly had been seeking his party’s nomination for the new federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith in … Continue reading

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Federal NDP Rejects Nanaimo Filmmaker’s Bid for Nomination over Israel Stance

June 30, 2014 The Federal NDP executive has apparently rejected the candidacy bid of well-known Nanaimo filmmaker Paul Manly, who has been seeking his party’s nomination for the new federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith in British Columbia. And the reason that … Continue reading

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Tragic News of Roy Ostling

Kim Goldberg June 7, 2014 ~ Well-known Nanaimo photographer and writer Roy Ostling disappeared more than a week ago, on May 29. Yesterday, we received the tragic news that Roy’s body had been found in Surrey. This is the message Roy’s … Continue reading

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MISSING: Roy Ostling (Nanaimo)

June 7, 2014 UPDATE: Last night, Roy Ostling’s sister posted the following announcement on Facebook for the many hundreds of people who had mobilized to help search for Roy: “Dear friends, Thank you all for your tremendous support and compassion. Sadly, … Continue reading

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