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Qualicum Refugee Sponsorship Group fundraiser at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

The event is meant to raise money for the refugee family arriving in the coming weeks

  • May 12th, 2016

Errington World Music Youth Camp registration now open

The camp starts Aug. 8 and runs for two weeks until Aug. 19

Talking stick tradition comes to B.C. legislature [with video]

Totem symbolizes Coast Salish tradition of respectful listening, with little effect on ill-tempered debate in Victoria

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Art In Bloom starts next week in Qualicum Beach

Some of the members of the Mid Island Floral Art Club have begun prepping for the biennial show

Vancouver Island North Film Commission offering course in Parksville

The B.C. Motion Picture Orientation course will be offered May 14 and 15 at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre

  • May 10th, 2016

ROAMS students learn forestry

Parksville Qualicum Beach students learn silviculture and many other skills

  • May 3rd, 2016

Lasqueti artist trying to keep art form alive

Ronaldo Norden uses printmaking techniques in his artwork

Windsurfing near Parksville

Ray Vanderbyl learned to windsurf in Parksville Bay in 1981

Film crews in Qualicum Beach

A Hallmark TV show will be filming throughout Qualicum Beach this summer

B.C. hunting licences go online

Online option now available for licences, paper version of limited entry hunting applications phased out for 2017

  • Apr 28th, 2016

Qualicum Beach makeup artist part of short film

The short film Mining Moon is premiering this Friday night on Shaw TV (Channel 4) at 11 p.m.

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016

Be prepared, help kids

Nanoose Bay Elementary selling emergency preparation packs

Parksville Ukrainian church holds workshop on ancient Easter art

St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Church showed people how to write on a pysanky.

Spring Fling features 100 years of fashion

Merlyn Patten vintage fashion show to benefit YoungLife in April 9 event in Qualicum Beach

Students share exhibit space

Work of artist/teacher Teresa Knight and her students on display through March in MAC exhibit at Cafe Adagio

  • Mar 3rd, 2016

‘Home’ lecture series resumes at Knox United Church

Final two presentations in Refuge — Where is Home? series set for March 8, 15

  • Mar 1st, 2016

Spring comes into bloom at Milner Gardens

Weekly garden and tea room openings continue each Sunday through March 20

  • Mar 1st, 2016

Art gallery to take flight

Tribute to Brandt Wildlife Festival among features as MAC debuts March exhibits with opening reception March 5.

  • Feb 25th, 2016