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Rockwell in Qualicum Beach

I am a Qualicum resident who moved across the country years ago to live in what I felt was a unique location.

On a recent trip to Edmonton, as I sat down in a coffee shop, I couldn’t help overhearing the conversation at the table next to me. The gentleman described how after driving north of Nanaimo and through Parksville you would arrive at the incredibly unique Qualicum Beach.

He went on to describe the human scale of the buildings and that despite having barely one main street, Qualicum  was a true delight. He even likened Qualicum scenery to a Norman Rockwell painting. According to him it was unique, memorable and worth a return visit.

Excuse me for not apologizing for liking the Qualicum Beach I moved thousands of miles to live in, and supporting local heroes like Teunis  Westbroek, Barry Avis, Scott Tanner and Paul Kyba who get it.

Joanne Hill


Qualicum Beach



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