Candace Wu

Closed in Parksville by the RCMP, medical marijuana dispensary looks to neighbouring communities

Phoenix won't say exactly where they might set up shop, however

Former mayoral candidate turned self-published author Dallas Collis released his first book

Parksville mayoral candidate publishes book

Dallas Collis used the election as a platform for ideas, which he further develops in his recently published book

Former mayoral candidate turned self-published author Dallas Collis released his first book
A loaded pistol was found near Arbutus Drive and Madrona Drive Thursday morning.

Loaded pistol found on the beach near Madrona Drive in Nanoose Bay

Beachcomber finds loaded nine millimeter pistol Thursday morning

A loaded pistol was found near Arbutus Drive and Madrona Drive Thursday morning.

Building burns in Whiskey Creek

A licensed medical marijuana facility was one of the businesses affected

Young people are returning to Parksville Qualicum Beach

Report indicates 3,400 people ages 30-34 came back to the area in 2006-2011

This house on Reef Road in Nanoose Bay was destroyed by fire last week.

Another Nanoose Bay home destroyed by fire

This is the third serious structure fire in Nanoose Bay in the past six months

This house on Reef Road in Nanoose Bay was destroyed by fire last week.

Parksville Qualicum Beach residents warned about tax scam

Oceanside RCMP remind people the Canada Revenue Agency will not contact you by e-mail

Grant to VIU’s Deep Bay station is a ‘big step forward’ for ocean acidity research

Ocean acidification is the result of declining pH levels in the water reducing the availability of shell-forming compounds

Researchers delve into the mounds of beach cast lining Deep Bay in an effort to find answers to a contentious seaweed harvest polarizing the community.

Deep Bay Seaweed harvest report sent to provincial ministry of environment

Says marine station manager: “there may be a much bigger story at play beyond the issues around algae”

Researchers delve into the mounds of beach cast lining Deep Bay in an effort to find answers to a contentious seaweed harvest polarizing the community.
Health Minister Terry Lake addresses the concerns highlighted in a recent report released by Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie

Debating senior drug use

47% of seniors in residences are on anti-depressants

Health Minister Terry Lake addresses the concerns highlighted in a recent report released by Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie
The annual Spring Farm Auction is springing into action Sunday

Popular auction in Coombs returns April 19

Ponies, calves, goats, sheep, agriculture machinery, garden tools and more will be up for sale in Coombs

The annual Spring Farm Auction is springing into action Sunday
Leif Bogwald left an 11-year career in accounting to start up a Vancouver Island tour company promoting the West Coast and all it has to offer.

Custom-designed to see the Island’s wonders

Operator has a 12-person bus and does tours ranging from a half day to six days

Leif Bogwald left an 11-year career in accounting to start up a Vancouver Island tour company promoting the West Coast and all it has to offer.
Livewell Cohousing project starter Yonas Jongkind explains the idea of cohousing to a group of interested individuals in Qualicum Beach along Laburnum Road Saturday afternoon where the development is slated to sit.

Cohousing in Qualicum Beach still in the early stages

Rezoning applications have been submitted to the Town of Qualicum

Livewell Cohousing project starter Yonas Jongkind explains the idea of cohousing to a group of interested individuals in Qualicum Beach along Laburnum Road Saturday afternoon where the development is slated to sit.

Reaching out to young adults

Forward House is hosting two new programs targeting young adults age 19 to 30.

Population flat or dipping in Parksville Qualicum Beach

B.C. Statistics 2014 estimates have Parksville population up 0.6 per cent and Qualicum Beach's declining 0.5 per cent

The 2015-2016 Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association’s board of directors was acclaimed Thursday evening at their annual general meeting at the Qualicum Beach Inn. Back row from left are: Noel Hayward (Qualicum Beach Inn)

Natural beauty, people lead tourists to Parksville Qualicum Beach

The Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association has new board members after its AGM on Thursday at the Qualicum Beach Innn

The 2015-2016 Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association’s board of directors was acclaimed Thursday evening at their annual general meeting at the Qualicum Beach Inn. Back row from left are: Noel Hayward (Qualicum Beach Inn)

Calling all super seniors in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Study's author coming to speak here on April 11 at Parksville Community and Conference Centre

Energy Minister Bill Bennett looks at the power system of a plug-in electric vehicle on display at the Vancouver International Auto Show.

Province offers electric vehicle subsidy

There are 13 charging stations in the Parskville Qualicum Beach area

Energy Minister Bill Bennett looks at the power system of a plug-in electric vehicle on display at the Vancouver International Auto Show.

French Creek mother pleads her case against cell phone tower

Woman says she lives within 200 metres of where Telus plans to erect tower; plus other news from RDN meeting Tuesday night

Meeting help people in Bowser/Deep Bay prepare for a disaster

Many people are unaware of the resources available to them