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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

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
Ambassadors saving turtles at Nanaimo's Buttertubs Marsh

Ambassadors saving turtles at Nanaimo's Buttertubs Marsh

Nanaimo and Area Land Trust stewards and volunteers on guard during nesting season
VIU complies with protest camp's demand, makes investments public

VIU complies with protest camp's demand, makes investments public

Small group of supporters of the protest occupied university's administration building June 11
For the shear joy: 75-year-old B.C. widow intends keep sheep farm going

For the shear joy: 75-year-old B.C. widow intends keep sheep farm going

Nanaimo woman extolls the holistic benefits of hobby farming in an increasingly urban society
Vancouver Island doctor honoured for lifetime achievement in palliative care

Vancouver Island doctor honoured for lifetime achievement in palliative care

Lantzville’s Dr. Robin Love has made a name for himself on the Island and abroad
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