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Controversial cell tower proposal in Coombs clears another hurdle

Committee indicates Rogers satisfactorily completed requirements MICHAEL BRIONES May. 15, 2019 2:30 p.m. A towering issue that angered some Coombs residents may soon be considered by the Regional District of Nanaimo for recommendation to the Minister of Innovation, Science, Economic Development for approval. Rogers Communications Inc. has a proposal to erect a 61-metre, self-supported telecommunications tower […]

Trustees oppose cell tower close to elementary school

Brian Wilford / The Star January 29, 2015 12:00 AM The District 69 school board is opposing the construction of a cell tower because it’s too close to Oceanside Elementary. The 17.5-metre (57.5-foot) Telus monopole would be at the back of the French Creek Landing retail complex, across the Island Highway from the school. Last […]

Telus loses cell tower bid

by  Auren Ruvinsky – Parksville Qualicum Beach News posted Feb 25, 2011 at 9:00 AM Nanaimo residents, parents and children filled the RDN board chambers on Tuesday opposing a cell tower proposed to be near an elementary school. — Image Credit: Auren Ruvinsky Board chambers were overflowing at the Regional District of Nanaimo on Tuesday as Nanaimo parents and children […]

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