Wednesday Morning Briefing

You won’t see Comox Valley tractor-trailer trucks lit up like the Griswold’s house this year. RCMP are telling truck owners to turn off the lights because it’s distracting to other drivers. Read it here.

Nanaimo City Council is considering a ban on single-use plastic bags, as is Qualicum Beach and Parksville. Read it here.

The B.C. Corners Service reports that 3.1 people died per day from illicit drug overdose deaths in October, and that northern Vancouver Island was among the highest. Read the report here.

In Nanaimo, it took only two days to sell nearly half of the 61 units in a new downtown condominium building, signaling the mid-Island real estate market is still hot. Read it here.