Nanaimo's finance chief refers questions about his education expense obligations to his lawyer. Former mayor says he “can’t remember” the details
Municipality’s move to wield “blunt tool” against access rights came after article revealed FOI request for expense receipts
Regional District of Nanaimo wastes little time making Phyllis Carlyle's contract public, but Nanaimo's taxpayers still in the dark about Tracy Samra's pay
City's top bureaucrats spending much more than their predecessors did, new semi-annual report shows
Recriminations fly as we ask why Tracy Samra's statements in council meeting cannot be substantiated by staff search for records
While Councillor Bestwick gives them credit for a new level of council transparency, key city staff are less open about their own expenses
Two more key managers take jobs elsewhere as council appears unwilling to seek answers to rash of resignations.
Mayor on track to spend half last year’s total. Bestwick group members cost $14,500 in legal fees. We pay $6,500 for council members' Internet.
Meanwhile, Mayor says he was out of town and never approved statement attributed to "Mayor & Council"
New questions raised over why wrong information wasn't corrected as city manager gives unscheduled update on controversial committees
City mum as expert says senior provincial official’s action is a “serious indictment” for a city manager
Personal attacks and defamation by allies of CAO lead to Councillor’s public apology.