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B.C. DAY TRIVIA QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

B.C. Day, on Monday, Aug. 1, is an opportunity to celebrate this spectacular province. See how well you know British Columbia.

Writers festival on Denman Island

Registration for the annual writers festival is now open

  • Jul 12th, 2016

Nanoose Bay Art in the Garden this weekend

More than 50 artisans will have their work on display, for sale at the two-day event

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Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Kids summer arts classes in Qualicum Beach

TOSH offering acting, drawing, painting, pottery and origami classes throughout summer break

Art show at Stanford Place in Parksville

Residents of Stanford Place have been attending weekly art classes

Oil pastel painting class in Qualicum Beach

Jill Paris Rody will be teaching an oil pastel painting class at TOSH

  • Jun 16th, 2016

B.C. Culture Days looking for artists

Parksville Qualicum Beach artists can apply to be the 2016 ambassador

  • Jun 9th, 2016

New singing and drama program coming to Parksville

Designed to help strengthen vocal chords of people with Parkinson's, stroke survivors, people with other neurological disorders and aging

June line-up at Shady Rest in Qualicum Beach

Every Saturday night local bands perform at the Shady Rest

  • Jun 7th, 2016

Free fishing lessons for kids [with video]

Learn to Fish program offers instruction and loaner equipment to help children aged 5 to 15 catch a trout

  • Jun 1st, 2016

Random Couplings exhibit in Qualicum Beach

There will be an opening reception Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. at TOSH

DeCosmos celebrating 50 years in Parksville Qualicum Beach

There will be an opening reception at the MAC for the monthly exhibit on June 4 at 1 p.m.

Studio tours from Parksville to Black Creek

Gallery of Artisans in Parksville will be a part of the weekend-long studio tour

  • May 26th, 2016

Fleece and fibre fair this Sunday in Coombs

Vendors will be coming from all over the mid-Island region including Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Dry point printmaking class in Qualicum Beach

TOSH is offering a class for a form of intaglio printmaking

  • May 26th, 2016

Studio art show in Parksville

Fran Renwick is hosting a studio art show at her home in Parksville

  • May 26th, 2016

Dancers at a Parksville studio headed to provincials

Four dancers are headed to a four-day festival in Fort St. John