Friday, May 20, 2022

Nanaimo has failed to retain
and to attract Millennials


Friday, May 13, 2022

City streets create value, build community. Urban highways do exactly the opposite.


Monday, May 2, 2022

Between the 2016 and 2021 Census the percentage of one-person households increased a little city-wide and decreased a little downtown (Census Tract 9380015). Over 50% of downtown households are one-person households : 55.1% in 2016, 53.1% in 2021.

Friday, April 29, 2022

Retirement city


Thursday, April 28, 2022

Cities large and small are finding with young families priced out downtowns are becoming retirement villages. Not a good trend.


Monday, February 14, 2022

Population growth in our downtown was a mere 495 people in the 5 yrs between the 2016 and 2021 census, about 290 households or 58 homes per year. This is shocking.


Friday, February 11, 2022

2021 Census of Population. Nanaimo (CY)

2021 Census data released this week shows that between 2011 and 2021 Nanaimo’s population grew by 16,000 to 99,863.
The pace of growth increased somewhat between 2016 and 2021, totalling 9,359, or about 1,800 people a year: about 4,000 households, as defined by Statistics Canada, an average of 800 households a year. This works out to a household size average of 1.17.