The Nanaimo Chronicles

The Nanaimo Chronicles

Tod Maffin

Tod Maffin

A look at the people, places, and issues of this Vancouver Island community. Hosted and produced by Tod Maffin.

Lia Versaevel (Green)

Lia Versaevel (Green)

Her career in the juvenile justice system, the challenge of finding work as a 60-year-old, and what she really thinks her chances of becoming Nanaimo's next MLA are.

Doug Routley (BC NDP)

Doug Routley (BC NDP)

How model trains mirror his views on society, how he learned to be true to himself, and the one gesture of trust that started Doug on his first business.

Duck Paterson (BC Liberal)

Duck Paterson (BC Liberal)

His history in the newspaper business, and how a brain aneurysm shifted how he looks at life, and why he never wants to hold a Treasurer position.

Sheila Malcolmson (BC NDP)

Sheila Malcolmson (BC NDP)

Her childhood roots, how a nuclear disaster affected her priorities, falling in love on a train, and how the death of a close family member changed the way she lives her life.

Kathleen Jones (BC Liberal)

Kathleen Jones (BC Liberal)

Raising two kids as a single mom, her work with social services, and how that work made her a target for being stalked and physically attacked.

Chris Istace (Green)

Chris Istace (Green)

A deep dive into his roots, what shaped him as a person, and why a protest on the side of a highway moved him to tears.