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Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

Vancouver Island University Adventures in Mind program in Florence

Half of the spaces in the program have already been taken

  • Dec 15th, 2016

Community solstice celebration in Errington

The solstice cedar-bough walk and dance of universal peace is from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

Survey probes B.C.’s seniors care homes

Privacy, dignity, food quality among questions of Seniors Advocate (with VIDEO)

New mural for Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach

David Goatley, a portrait artist, was brought on by ECHO Players to paint a 16-by-56 foot mural on the side of the Village Theatre

Rock garden presentation in Qualicum Beach

The talk will be a tour of the public rock gardens Mike Kingten has visited in Northern Europe over the years

  • Sep 8th, 2016

Senior home survey seeks volunteers

Volunteers to ask seniors about staff, food, privacy, medications and other conditions in residential care

  • Aug 26th, 2016

Farm Cycle Tour returns with new stops and experiences

What better way to explore and learn about the region's farms, and food and beverage producers, then on your own two wheels?

  • Aug 25th, 2016

Sunflower tower

Parksville resident Peter Wilson in front of some of his sunflowers.

Cyclists get local boost

Cell Cyclists and many other teams will be riding in the B.C. Cancer Agency’s Ride to Conquer Cancer at the end of the month.

  • Aug 23rd, 2016

SPCA Paws for a Cause

Walk in Parksville in support of the local and provincial SPCA

  • Aug 23rd, 2016

Howie Meeker honoured

Parksville resident has spent more than 40 years with the Special Olympics B.C.

  • Aug 18th, 2016

Metaphysical fair at Qualicum First Nation Campground

Two-day event showcasing collection of practitioners, readers, crafters, healers and merchants, within the metaphysical realm

  • Aug 18th, 2016

QB Children’s Museum Day

Check out the Qualicum Beach Museum this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

  • Aug 16th, 2016

Try some VIU sturgeon

Something deliciously fishy is happening at VIU’s International Centre for Sturgeon Studies — and it’s catching on at local restaurants

  • Aug 16th, 2016

Comedy night at Realm Food Co. in Parksville

Doors open at 7 p.m. for the comedy show on Aug. 14

  • Aug 11th, 2016

DeCosmos Tuesday Painters in Nanoose Bay

The group has their windup at the Rocking Horse Pub

Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

Magician, Charlie Chaplin impersonator now living in Qualicum Beach

Paul Romhany has travelled to more than 120 countries around the world with his performances