After weeks-long investigations, 5-4 council divide and big payouts expected to loom large in crucial decision
Nanaimo finance chief can now legally sign as CPA but that’s unlikely to help his tenuous job situation
Social media posts put councillor in leak spotlight again despite warnings of risks to taxpayers. Mema -- still not CPA member -- emails finance associates
Chief financial officer Victor Mema told staff to exclude lawyer fees from city manager’s public spending reports
Pregnant manager fired after filing workplace complaints. Stressed-out executive rushed to hospital by ambulance. The untold story ...
Council disputes and workplace complaints partly to blame for sharp rise in payments to lawyers
City manager has not been charged with a crime and her lawyer indicates no deal with Crown
Valkyrie Law Corp. was hired two weeks after city manager Tracy Samra joined the city and then later given a 3-year contract
Former bylaws manager Rod Davidson claims he was treated unfairly when fired shortly before he qualified for better pension benefits
News Nanaimo lifts the lid on the months-long drama that has been unfolding in the city's finance department over CFO Victor Mema's credit card spending
Laura Mercer, CPA, CGA will be in charge of the city's finance department under a council resolution adopted last year
Members of Hometown Hockey organizing committee say councillor Bill Bestwick called the shots and showed little concern for costs
Victor Mema was relieved of his duties pending an internal investigation after "allegation of significant concern" heard at in-camera meeting on Thursday...
Tracy Samra had fast-tracked hiring of staff lawyer in the weeks before she secretly planned to leave the city
Gord Fuller falsely accused military veteran of being linked to mercenary group -- and then mocked his marriage
Chief says "now is not the time for her to take on the responsibilities of the CAO for the shíshálh Nation."
Closed-door meeting tomorrow may decide how city will move forward after dramatic developments involving city manager
Moderates on council desperately seek to strike a centrist coalition to move city forward after dramatic developments over the past week
RCMP release conditions on Tracy Samra will impact News Nanaimo’s future coverage
Investigators from outside of Nanaimo brought in to conduct investigation after threats allegedly made against numerous individuals