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Island Health promotes safe baby sleep with free beds

New parents can get Baby Box bed after earning certificate

Parksville to explore plastic bag ban

Council approves public survey to gauge interest

Vancouver Island mayor looking to bring Amazon headquarters to B.C.

New headquarters could bring up to 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars to the local economy

Dead body on Highway 19 near Qualicum Beach


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      Head shaving at the Tour de Rock Beer and Burger Night in Parksville


        Parksville welcomes Tour de Rock


          Qualicum Beach wants to lead the way with banning plastic bags

          Documentary, discussion draws supporters of ‘banning the bag’

          Driver of stolen truck arrested in Parksville

          Search of truck reveals break-and-entry tools, suspected meth

          UPDATE: Alleged flasher caught by police after missing court date

          The 44-year-old Parksville man missed Sept. 21 court date

          Parksville park plan to be unveiled Oct. 2

          VIU student consultants to present to city council

          • Sep 22nd, 2017

          UPDATE: Nanaimo senior in critical condition after being struck by own car

          A 73-year-old woman was transported to hospital in Victoria

          Parksville recognized for corporate carbon neutrality in 2016

          City achieves Level 4 recognition for sixth time

          Famous elk back with new headgear on Vancouver Island

          He’s sporting a tarp, an innertube, and windchimes now but he’s the same frisky fellow from last year.

          Parksville Qualicum Beach food drive nets 5,700 pounds

          Donations roll in for Mount Arrowsmith Food Bank

          • Sep 21st, 2017

          Oceanside RCMP take on prolific offenders

          Parksville detachment commander tells council more staffing needed for traffic enforcement

          Parksville businesses go all-in for splash park

          PDBA earns High Tide donor status with $5,000 contribution

          • Sep 21st, 2017

          Mirror Morning: 09/21/17

          What’s in the news today?

          Perfume stolen in home break-in in Nanaimo

          Laptops and watches also taken from home on Brookfield Drive sometime during the day on Sept. 9

          Campbell River RCMP asking for help finding missing person Savannah Omelko

          The 28-year-old was last seen in Coquitlam

          • Sep 20th, 2017

          OD prevention sites ‘important function’ for people already using

          Health officer says need for longterm solutions for opioid crisis

          Parksville makerspace getting ready for Maker Fest

          Sept. 23 event to showcase array of creators and maker groups

          Parksville adds 97-acre wetlands

          Council approves purchase from Ermineskin Cree Nation