The mayor of Nanaimo is currently Leonard Krog, who replaced Bill Mackay in 2018. It's a pretty valley under the mountain, but it's also a neighbourhood of Nanaimo. Town Centre (TC) Precinct. 5870 Parkway Dr is a house in Nanaimo, BC V9V 1E7. This home was built in 1974 and last sold on 9/29/2017 for $419,000. The city was split into two separate ridings, Nanaimo—Cowichan (Jean Crowder, New Democratic Party), which includes South Nanaimo and Cassidy, and Nanaimo—Alberni (James Lunney, Independent elected as a Conservative), which includes North Nanaimo and Lantzville, until the 2012 federal electoral redistribution. Past the Craig's Crossing Interchange, Highway 19 resumes its 1953 alignment, which today is a 4-lane, divided arterial highway with a concrete median barrier mostly constructed during the 1970s. The service, retail and tourism industries are also big contributors to the local economy. Buy this Print. [9] In 1884, because of mounting racial tensions related to the Dunsmuir coal company's hiring of Chinese strikebreakers, the company helped move Chinatown to a location outside city limits. The ""Owl"" features 2216 sqft of amazing details, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bright open plan with a Legal 1 bedroom suite completely self contained. 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[25] Nanaimo also hosts a bureau for CIVI-DT (CTV 2 Victoria, cable channel 12) and a satellite office for CHEK-DT (Independent, cable channel 6). It is the most traveled pedestrian and biking trail - a transportation route and a connector route for moving around Nanaimo, BC. [33][34] Smaller, local theatre companies such as in Other Words Theatre, Western Edge Theatre and Schmooze Productions perform at the Nanaimo Centre Stage. The site features major connectivity routes, including Duke Point Highway, Cedar Road, Trans-Canada Highway, and the Nanaimo Parkway. The intersection of Nanaimo Parkway at Aulds Road is showed in this undated Google Maps image. The ""Sparrow"" features 1,310 sqft of main floor living. Leonard Krog resigned in 2018 to accept the position of Mayor of Nanaimo. The Vancouver Island Military Museum is a public military historical museum located at 100 Cameron Road. SHARE A 60-year-old man struck by a semi-trailer truck on a Nanaimo … Heavy snowfall does occasionally occur during winter, with a record daily total of 0.74 metres (29.13 in) on 12 February 1975, but the mean maximum cover is only 0.2 metres (7.9 in). Travel Hwy #1 and Hwy #19A to the community of Nanaimo. In the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Nanaimo is represented by the ridings of Nanaimo (Sheila Malcolmson, BC NDP) and Nanaimo-North Cowichan (Doug Routley, BC NDP). [7], The city has been called "The Harbour City" since the lead up to Expo 86. The main campus of Vancouver Island University is located in Nanaimo, which brings many international students, mostly East Asian, to the city. The highest temperature ever recorded in Nanaimo was 40.6 °C (105 °F) on 16 July 1941. In addition to multi-storey homes designed with growing families in mind, a brand new rancher is also proving popular with empty-nesters looking for an elegant space with turn-key ease. British Columbia Parkway Trail Take note bikers and cyclist of this gem of a paved trail in Nanaimo, BC on on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada called The Parkway Trail. This Premier Subdivision built by PacificGold Homes This centrally located home is close to schools, recreation, shopping and has easy access to the Nanaimo Parkway. Before the Parkway was built in the late 1990's, Jinglepot was much more remote, one long loop curving from Harewood to the base of the mountain, and out toward Diver Lake. This 2,580 square foot house features 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Within this is the 46 acre (18.7 hectare) "Buttertubs Marsh Conservation Area", owned by the Nature Trust of British Columbia. This location is a Car-Dependent neighborhood so almost all errands require a car. Buy this Print. As of 2011, more than half of Nanaimo's residents do not practice any religion (51.7%), considerably higher than the national ratio (23.9%). Nanaimo mountain bike trail map. The closest school is Dover Bay Secondary. CBC Radio One is heard over CBU from Vancouver, providing Nanaimo with local programming from Vancouver instead of from Victoria. In response, Sheila Malcolmson resigned from federal politics and successfully ran for the vacated position. In 2011 the Authority completed the addition of a $22 Million Cruise Ship Terminal at Assembly Wharf capable of handling large cruise ships including providing Canada Border Services Agency clearance.[19]. There are also Sikh communities (1.1%) and Buddhist communities (0.6%). [citation needed], Other prominent musicians in Nanaimo include classical trumpeter Paul Rathke and jazz composer and author Andrew Homzy. This location is in Nanaimo. Things to see and do in Downtown Nanaimo. Before the Parkway was built in the late 1990's, Jinglepot was much more remote, the one long loop curving from Harewood to the base of the mountain, and out toward Diver Lake. NUFC is home to over 1700 members, and is one of the oldest sports clubs in Canada (formed in 1903). The marsh covers approximately 100 acres (40 hectares). Nanaimo Parkway videos and latest news articles; GlobalNews.ca your source for the latest news on Nanaimo Parkway . [28] Working directly with Google, the city fed it a wealth of information about its buildings, property lines, utilities and streets. There are two more at-grade intersections on Highway 19 in the 41 km (25 mi) between the Buckley Bay Interchange and the interchange with Highway 4, which goes north into Qualicum Beach. accordance with the "Nanaimo Parkway Development Permit Area Guidelines", May, 1993. One woman was killed and a man was seriously injured after a crash on the Nanaimo Parkway early this morning. The entire stretch of Highway 19 north of Campbell River is an undivided two-lane configuration. Distance: 001.39 km from 2261 East Wellington Rd. Nanaimo is home to the Senior A lacrosse team the Timbermen of the Western Lacrosse Association. 6140 Parkway Dr was built in 1973 and last sold for $370,000. Technological development on Nanaimo has been growing with companies such as "Inuktun" and the establishment of government-funded Innovation Island as a site to help Nanaimo-based technological start ups by giving them access to tools, education and venture capital. [32][non-primary source needed]. Buy this Print. Nanaimo, BC (Figure 1). Nanaimo has also been experiencing job growth in the technology sector. [citation needed], The Nanaimo Concert Band, known as the oldest continuous community band in Canada, was established in 1872. Nanaimo is home to North America's first legal, purpose-made. [10] In 1908, when two Chinese entrepreneurs bought the site and tried to raise rents, in response, and with the help of 4,000 shareholders from across Canada, the community combined forces and bought the site for the third Chinatown at a new location, focused on Pine Street. The city was previously known as the "Hub City", which has been attributed to its original layout design where the streets radiated out from the shoreline like the spokes of a wagon wheel, as well as its generally centralized location on Vancouver Island. NUFC is home to over 1700 members, and is one of the oldest sports clubs in Canada (formed in 1903). Nanaimo has over 30 elementary and secondary schools, most of which are public and are operated by School District 68 Nanaimo-Ladysmith. A highway has existed on the Island since about 1912. 1774 Juan Josef Perez Hernandez makes the first mapping trip from San Blas in Mexico to what is now known as the west coast of British Columbia. [6], In the 1940s, lumber supplanted coal as the main business although Minetown Days are still celebrated in the neighbouring community of Lantzville. The average age of a Nanaimoite is 45.5 years old, higher than the national median at 41.2. [citation needed]. When the Hudson's Bay Company established a settlement in 1852, they named it Colvile Town after HBC governor Andrew Colvile. Brokered by: NAI Commercial Central Vancouver Island Ltd. 2025 Mountain Vista Dr, Nanaimo BC. Various internal roads within the Cinnabar Valley are essential to the overall flow and connectivity of this Master Plan. It is known as "The Harbour City". On 29 January 2016, its third newspaper, the 141-year-old Nanaimo Daily News, shut down. Past the Courtenay Interchange, Highway 19 is divided by a grass median. Buy this Print. The Nanaimo bar, which is a no-bake cookie bar with custard filling, is a Canadian dessert named after Nanaimo. [27], The city's planning department has, over the past five years,[when?] The 2,268 sq. At the interchange with Cedar Road, Highway 19 proceeds to share an alignment with the Trans-Canada Highway south for 2 km (1¼ mi) before turning eastward at another interchange (Duke Point Highway). This Premier Subdivision built by PacificGold Homes This centrally located home is close to schools, recreation, shopping and has easy access to the Nanaimo Parkway. Beach Estates Park. This property, located on the west side of the Nanaimo Parkway just off of Aulds Road, is away from “already developed” subdivisions and densely built neighbourhoods. Nanaimo is served by two newspapers—the Harbour City Star with approximately 37,000 copies once per week, and the Nanaimo News Bulletin (33,000 copies twice a week—audited), which is owned by Black Press. [11] Other climate classification systems, such as Trewartha, place it firmly in the Oceanic zone (Do).[12]. Other common first languages were Chinese Languages (2.0%), French (1.3%), German (1.2%) and Punjabi (1.0%).[20]. Premier Subdivision built by PacificGold Homes This centrally located home is close to schools, recreation, shopping and has easy access to the Nanaimo Parkway. This home was built in 1973 and last sold on 8/31/2015 for $380,000. Nanaimo (/nəˈnaɪmoʊ/) is a city on the east coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. South from Campbell River, Highway 19 is divided primarily by a concrete wall, and goes through a series of six at-grade intersections, five of them possessing exit numbers. Like much of coastal British Columbia, Nanaimo experiences a temperate climate with mild, rainy winters and warm, dry summers. to have ferry terminals at both ends. Highway 19's Nanaimo Parkway portion ends at an interchange with the Trans Canada and Cedar Road. Nanaimo RCMP said a car travelling south suddenly crossed … Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from The Parkway Trail. The median value of these dwellings are $359,760, which is higher than the national median at $341,556. There is a statue to commemorate Ney—dressed in his pirate costume—at Swy-a-Lana Lagoon, which is on the Nanaimo waterfront. walkway that was built on top of a buried supply waterline. Concerns have also been raised about the waterfront conference centre's construction running over its proposed budget. 465 trails on an interactive map of the trail network. Buy this Print < Previous > Next. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. The Port Theatre in downtown Nanaimo hosts many performers and shows during the year. Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is about 111 kilometres (69 mi) northwest of Victoria,[citation needed] and 55 kilometres (34 mi) west of Vancouver, separated by the Strait of Georgia, and linked to Vancouver via the Horseshoe Bay BC Ferries terminal in West Vancouver and the Duke Point terminal to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal in Tsawwassen. A seasonal passenger ferry operates between Swy-a-Lana Lagoon and Newcastle Island. Construction progress of SkyTrain’s Nanaimo Station bus exchange on July 5, 2020. [8], Nanaimo has had a succession of four distinct Chinatowns. This property was built in 1981 and last sold for $330,000. They gave it the name Bocas de Winthuysen[4] after naval officer Francisco Javier Winthuysen y Pineda. Ferry terminal at Duke Point. The next four slides will outline our vision for the key precincts. Faculty members include guitarist Pat Coleman, and composer Pat Carpenter. 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Between 1996 and 2001, an express route was built further inland between Parksville and Campbell River, while another express route was built as a western bypass of Nanaimo, extending the highway further south to the Duke Point ferry terminal. The size of the city's land area is 90.76 km², making the population density 997.2 people per km². [citation needed], A huge component of the underground music scene in Nanaimo is from the student body of Vancouver Island University. The highway passes southeast through the communities of Nanoose Bay and Lantzville before finally entering the north part of Nanaimo. Buy this Print. [citation needed]. Highway 19, is the main north-south thoroughfare on Vancouver Island from Nanaimo to Port Hardy. The Parkway Trail has a Walk Score of 8 out of 100. MLS® ID: 861612 Price: $669,900.00 Garage: Garage NEW/UPDATED Type: Single Family House Style: … [24] A recent surge of higher-density real estate development, centred in the Old City/Downtown area, as well as construction of a city-funded waterfront conference centre, has proven controversial. The average (after-tax) household income in Nanaimo is $48,469, lower than the national median at $54,089. In Nanaimo, there are 40,885 private dwellings, 39,165 which are occupied by usual residents (95.8% occupancy rate). In the House of Commons of Canada, Nanaimo is represented by Paul Manly of the Green Party, representing the riding of Nanaimo—Ladysmith, as a result of a by-election in May 2019. This has created two separated wetlands, referred to in this document as the East and West marsh. Travel Time Map. The Indigenous peoples of the area that is now known as Nanaimo are the Snuneymuxw. The closest grocery stores are Costco, Quality Foods and Real Canadian Superstore. The race starts in the Nanaimo harbour downtown, goes around Entrance Island, north west to Winchelsea Islands by Nanoose Bay and finish in Departure Bay back in Nanaimo. The BC Parkway route through the area has also been improved. Completed in 1953, the highway was built over most of the original highway 19A. 6120 Parkway Dr , Nanaimo, BC V9V1E is currently not for sale. The Gallery also holds a collection of artwork, operates The Gallery Store, which features work by local artists and artisans, and runs Artists in the Schools, a program that operates across three school districts. Nanaimo is home to the largest sports club on Vancouver Island, Nanaimo United Football Club. Built by Nanaimo’s Tectonica, Phase 1, Perch, features 28 single-family homes boasting a timeless, West Coast Craftsman design and eight well-designed floorplans to suit you now, and tomorrow. Buy this Print. The most well-known mayor Nanaimo ever had was Frank J. Ney, who instigated Nanaimo's well-known bathtub races, which he regularly attended dressed as a pirate. The result is earth.nanaimo.ca, a wealth of city data viewed through the Google Earth 3D mapping program. Designer kitchen with quartz countertops, tile backsplash and island breakfast bar. The trouble is definitely worth it at this popular natural attraction very close to the Nanaimo Parkway. He served an additional 15 1-year terms as mayor (1875–1879, 1881–1886, 1888–1889, and 1898–1900). This Premier Subdivision built by PacificGold Homes. Aspengrove School is a JrK-grade 12 Independent (private) school accredited as an International Baccalaureate World School and offers the IB Primary Years, IB Middle Years and IB Diploma programme and received a 10 out of 10 by the IB Organization (IBO) in 2011. Designer kitchen with quartz countertops, tile backsplash and island breakfast bar. Ney was also an MLA for the Social Credit party while he was also mayor. Nanaimo hosts the annual Nanaimo Marine Festival. Before 1976, the highway terminated in the north at Kelsey Bay, where BC Ferries originally began its northern route to Prince Rupert until moving its southern terminus north to Port Hardy after the highway was extended. The Nanaimo Art Gallery is a public art museum located downtown at 150 Commercial Street. It's the huge culvert which allows the Chase River underneath the Parkway. FOR SALE – See 28 photos – 1008 Collier Crescent, Nanaimo BC • 2 bed • 2 bath • 994 sqft • MLS# 862017 – Market stats, Schools & Travel times The crash between multiple cars happened around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15. Buy this Print. Now, two major intersections on the Parkway access Jingle Pot Rd. The total length of the highway is 403 kilometres (250 mi). The ""Hummingbird"" features 1806 sqft of amazing details, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, bright open plan. Buy this Print. Ferry terminal at Buckley Bay. 6140 Parkway Dr is a house in Nanaimo, BC V9V 1E2. As the site of the main ferry terminal, Nanaimo is the gateway to many other destinations both on the northern part of the island—Tofino, Comox Valley, Parksville, Campbell River, Port Alberni, Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park—and off its coast—Newcastle Island, Protection Island, Gabriola Island, Valdes Island, and many other of the Gulf Islands. Nanaimo also has three BC Ferry terminals located at Departure Bay, Duke Point, and downtown. [26] An elementary school has been named in his honour. A Historic Timeline for Nanaimo. Buttertubs Marsh is a bird sanctuary located in the middle of the city. [citation needed], The Music Department at Vancouver Island University offers a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. steadily produced enough municipal data to warrant a Time magazine article on open-government. Nanaimo also began running a fringe theatre festival in 2011. The entire stretch of Highway 19 between Campbell River and the city of Parksville alternates between a divided four-lane expressway and freeway, with a nominal speed limit of 110 km/h (68 mph), and is referred to as the "Inland Island Highway". Two groups of students attending the Environmental Monitoring (RMOT 306) course at Vancouver Island University (VIU) conducted all field sampling and laboratory analyses: one group (Alex Goeppel, Nick Hamilton and Anthony Kennedy) was responsible for Benson Creek and the Millstone River upstream of the Nanaimo Parkway, while Located within walking distance of Coal Tyee Elementary with easy access to the parkway.. 2079 Mountain Vista Dr Nanaimo Real Estate Approx. That's just 18.56% of the 943 total listings on the market in the city of Nanaimo. By 1976, the highway was extended north to Port Hardy, where it now terminates at the Bear Cove ferry terminal. A fun fact is that Ammonite Falls gets its name from the large collection of Ammonite fossils found in the area, including one of the largest ever on Vancouver Island. As of the 2016 census, it had a population of 90,504. The 2,006 sq. The next interchange, at Craig's Crossing, is another 5 km south (3 mi). Nanaimo is also served by the Jim Pattison Group's CHWF-FM (The Wolf) and CKWV-FM (The Wave), as well as CHLY-FM, an independent community campus radio station and Vista Radio's CKAY-FM (Coast FM). These outdoor blues festivals have been held in downtown Nanaimo featuring local, provincial, national and internationally renowned blues musicians. While there are many things that BC is famous for, none will make your sweet tooth ache quite like the Nanaimo bar. Built by Nanaimo’s Tectonica, Owl pairs the flexible floorplan with easy West Coast living, including 30-year fibre cement siding with rain screen technology, 30-year fibreglass shingle roof, and low-maintenance, professionally landscaped front yards with in-ground irrigation. The Nanaimo Parkway Development Permit Guidelines are attached as Appendix #1. Buy this Print. The paved highway first opened in 1953, replacing a stretch of Highway 1 between Nanaimo and Campbell River, finally being extended to the northern tip of the island in the late 1970s. (b) By amending Schedule 'G' - Development Permit Areas, by designating all lands within 200.0 metres of the Parkway right-of-way and within a 500.0 metre radius A completely new public realm has been built, with new paving, large bus shelters, lighting, seating, bike racks, ticket kiosks, and trees and other landscaping. The closest school is Dover Bay Secondary. Proudly built by Westmark Construction Ltd., ... NANAIMO, BC V9R 1W8. If a major incident resulted in the total closure of any part of that stretch of road, traffic travelling between the north Island and the south Island would have to take a very long detour involving no less than four separate ferry routes. [5]:184, An Internment camp for Ukrainian detainees, many of them local, was set up at a Provincial jail in Nanaimo from September 1914 to September 1915. According to the 2016 census, Nanaimo is approximately 82% European, 8.4% aboriginal, and has small visible minority groups including 2.2% South Asian, 2.6% Chinese, and 2% Southeast Asian. Nanaimo has been dubbed "the capital of Google Earth". [3][4] Nanaimo is also the headquarters of the Regional District of Nanaimo. Due to its relatively dry summers, the Köppen climate classification places it at the northernmost limits of the Csb or warm-summer Mediterranean zone. South Nanaimo; A Culvert under the Parkway. Nanaimo A City Built on Coal. Highway 19 then veers south onto a 20 km (12 mi) long four-lane expressway known as the "Nanaimo Parkway", which has five at-grade intersections along its length. A fourth Chinatown, also called Lower Chinatown or "new town", boomed for a while in the 1920s on Machleary Street.[9]. The median individual income is $34,702, which is also lower than the national median ($38,977). The first Europeans to find Nanaimo Bay were those of the 1791 Spanish voyage of Juan Carrasco, under the command of Francisco de Eliza. [29] Their Open Data Catalogue is available at data.nanaimo.ca.[30]. [citation needed] The largest employer is the provincial government. The highway then follows the eastern shore of Nimpkish Lake and the Nimpkish River through a long stretch of dense forest terrain for 64 km (40 mi) southeast, until reaching a junction with the community of Woss, then travelling another 65 km east (40 mi), through the boundary between the Regional Districts of Mount Waddington and Strathcona, to a junction with Sayward, and finally entering the city of Campbell River another 64 km (40 mi) southeast, at a junction with Highways 28 and 19A, just past the river that the city is named for. Nanaimo is also home to the Junior A Timbermen and the Intermediate A Timbermen. [21], Nanaimo's population is predominately Anglophone. This rancher has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bright open plan. [13] The coldest temperature ever recorded was −20.0 °C (−4 °F) on 30 December 1968. Highways 1, 19 and 19A traverse the city. 6110 Parkway Drive is a property located in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Now, two major intersections on the Parkway access Jingle Pot Rd. Mark Bate became Nanaimo's first mayor in 1875. ft. single-family home is a 4 bed, 2.0 bath property. Proponents of these developments argue that they will bolster the city's economy, while critics worry that they will block waterfront views and increase traffic congestion. Three vehicles suffered serious damage, scattering debris across the highway just south of the Northfield Rd. intersection. [18] The Port Authority also operates two terminal facilities one at Assembly Wharf (near the downtown core) and the second at Duke Point for cargo operations. 6141 Parkway Dr , Nanaimo, BC V9V1E is currently not for sale. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. That third Chinatown, by then mostly derelict, burned down on 30 September 1960. Once at the junction with Highways 28 and 19A, Highway 19 separates into an expressway configuration, built between 1996 and 2001. The downtown terminal services Gabriola Island while Departure Bay and Duke Point service Horseshoe Bay and Tsawwassen respectively. There's an interesting tunnel connected to the park, and I think some people don't know about it. [23], The average sale price of houses in Nanaimo for 2011 was approximately $350,000. 9 km (6 mi) later, Highway 19 goes through another interchange, this time with Highway 4A, which goes east into Parksville. ft. single-family home is a 5 bed, 1.75 bath property. Highway 19 then crosses over the Nanaimo River 2 km (1¼ mi) later, passes through an interchange at Maughan Rd and then goes northward for 5 km (3 mi), finally terminating at the B.C. The BMCA is adjacent to the Millstone River, which flows through the center of the city. At the same time, it is remarkably close to a large variety of amenities that are accessible by foot, bicycle, or car. The Nanaimo Museum is a public historical museum located downtown on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation at 100 Museum Way. 2. NANAIMO - The last day of winter proved to be deadly on the mid-island. As of the 2016 census 86.7% of residents claimed English as their mother tongue. This makes Highway 19 the only numbered highway in B.C. The Nanaimo Blues Society has organized and presented five Summertime Blues festivals. 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Originally gravel and rough, the highway was an essential link together with the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway. The first, founded during the gold rush years of the 1860s, was the third largest in British Columbia. Completed in 1953, the highway was built over most of the original highway 19A. In Campbell River, the expressway shares its northbound lanes with Tamarac Street, and its southbound lanes with Willow Street. [citation needed]. However, for those who do participate in religions, most are of a Christian faith (44.7%). This centrally located home is close to schools, recreation, shopping and has easy access to the Nanaimo Parkway. The 2016 census reported that Nanaimo had a population of 90,504, an 8% increase since 2011. [35][non-primary source needed], The Nanaimo Conservatory of Music, a non-profit, charitable organization has been offering classical music lessons and producing concerts since 1977. 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