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Jessica Durling

Jessica Durling

Jessica joined the Nanaimo News Bulletin in 2024, after working in television as a reporter with Global News in Regina. Before that she worked as an investigative journalist for a year at The Pointer in Ontario, and spent four years with Glacier Media in Saskatchewan covering COVID-19, municipal politics, school boards and Indigenous communities.

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jessica.durling@nanaimobulletin.com

Recent Work by Jessica

Nanaimo to get 2nd urgent and primary health care clinic

Nanaimo to get 2nd urgent and primary health care clinic

New clinic on Norwell Drive intended for patients who do not have a family doctor
Impasse: How a pro-Palestine protest at a B.C. university ended up in court

Impasse: How a pro-Palestine protest at a B.C. university ended up in court

Vancouver Island University claims students vandalized HR department drop box, turning it into a 'how to be more racist box'
Nature group advises caution around Vancouver Island's migrating toadlets

Nature group advises caution around Vancouver Island's migrating toadlets

Young western toads are making their dangerous excursion to the woods this time of year
Keystone Nanaimo hotel property returned to Snuneymuxw First Nation

Keystone Nanaimo hotel property returned to Snuneymuxw First Nation

Former Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel will be demolished in the coming months
Vancouver Island swelters as multiple new daily heat records set Sunday

Vancouver Island swelters as multiple new daily heat records set Sunday

Sunday was the hottest July 7 on record for Nanaimo, Qualicum Beach and the Malahat
B.C. hen sets record as world's smartest chicken

B.C. hen sets record as world's smartest chicken

Veterinarian Emily Carrington wanted to show just how smart chickens are
First release of the season boosts Vancouver Island marmot numbers

First release of the season boosts Vancouver Island marmot numbers

Wild population expected to climb to more than 350 by the end of this summer
Research project aims to count all Vancouver Island bee species

Research project aims to count all Vancouver Island bee species

Nobody knows the array of species in Vancouver Island's native bee population, or even how many there are
Mid-Island's largest bat colony roosts under community care

Mid-Island's largest bat colony roosts under community care

Latest count tallied 1,800 bats in the North Oyster Community Centre near Ladysmith.
Campaign calls for responsible whale encounters off Vancouver Island

Campaign calls for responsible whale encounters off Vancouver Island

Awareness campaign sets out reasonable expectations of viewing orcas from afar
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