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Joan Young in front of her birthday parade at Berwick in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Woman gets surprise 80th birthday parade in Qualicum Beach, complete with bagpipes

Four generations showed up outside of Joan Young’s balcony

Joan Young in front of her birthday parade at Berwick in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Steven Orcutt and Gus Sangha, two of the owners of Errington Cedar Mill, are happy to see the mill back operating again. (Michael Briones photo)

Errington Mill fires up again: 90% of laid-off staff hired back

‘My dad is probably watching us, he’s probably got a thumbs up’

Steven Orcutt and Gus Sangha, two of the owners of Errington Cedar Mill, are happy to see the mill back operating again. (Michael Briones photo)
Controversy continues to swirl around Qualicum Beach development

Controversy continues to swirl around Qualicum Beach development

Nature preservation society sends town legal memorandum

Controversy continues to swirl around Qualicum Beach development
Municipal officials in Parksville and Qualicum Beach report people are doing well observing physical distancing protocols. (File photo)

COVID-19: Parksville Qualicum Beach residents following safety protocols

‘The city’s priority is to protect the health and safety of our residents’

Municipal officials in Parksville and Qualicum Beach report people are doing well observing physical distancing protocols. (File photo)
Parksville council notes: pool feasibility study and more

Parksville council notes: pool feasibility study and more

Council met virtually on ZOOM on May 4

Parksville council notes: pool feasibility study and more
Parksville council moved to purchase a street sweeper at their May 4 meeting. (File photo)

City of Parksville to purchase new street sweeper

Officials say operating costs will be less with new model

Parksville council moved to purchase a street sweeper at their May 4 meeting. (File photo)
The province has completed a Request for Proposal process for a corridor assessment, according to the Island Corridor Foundation. - File photo

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation calls for repurposing of E&N rail line

Suggestion: ‘A level, accessible, paved trail that connects communities and promotes recreation’

The province has completed a Request for Proposal process for a corridor assessment, according to the Island Corridor Foundation. - File photo
Brenda Forbes has been volunteering with SOS for approximately 15 years. (Submitted photo)

COVID-19: People continue to volunteer amid pandemic

Forbes: ‘It’s more critical now’

Brenda Forbes has been volunteering with SOS for approximately 15 years. (Submitted photo)
SD 69 superintendent Keven Elder said at-home learning is underway in the district and looks different for every child. (File photo)

COVID-19: Eventual return to school will look different in SD69

Superintendent Elder unsure when face-to-face instruction will resume

SD 69 superintendent Keven Elder said at-home learning is underway in the district and looks different for every child. (File photo)
The Qualicum Beach Museum is asking residents to participate in a collaborative project. (File photo)

Qualicum Beach Museum asking for submissions for a poem project

Idea inspired by a poem about the area, ‘To Qualicum With Love’

The Qualicum Beach Museum is asking residents to participate in a collaborative project. (File photo)
Diane Webster and her daughter, Christina Webber. (Submitted photo)

COVID-19: Parksville woman in limbo on cruise ship in the Philippines

Crew member hasn’t been allowed to fly home to Canada

Diane Webster and her daughter, Christina Webber. (Submitted photo)
COVID-19: Qualicum Beach council discusses RV bylaw

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach council discusses RV bylaw

Town received complaints of people living in recreational vehicles

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach council discusses RV bylaw
Deep Bay Marine Search and Rescue coxswain among select group of Canadian women

Deep Bay Marine Search and Rescue coxswain among select group of Canadian women

Kachina Brown says the experience so far has been rewarding

Deep Bay Marine Search and Rescue coxswain among select group of Canadian women
Ballenas Secondary student Victor Kamel was offered two prestigous Schulich scholarships. (Submitted photo)

Parksville student offered two prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships

Kamel earns $100K award from University of Victoria

Ballenas Secondary student Victor Kamel was offered two prestigous Schulich scholarships. (Submitted photo)
St. Anne’s Church in Parksville. (File photo)

COVID-19: Homeless people no longer sleeping at graveyard near Parksville church

Majority of those camped at St. Anne’s have been provided with hotel rooms

St. Anne’s Church in Parksville. (File photo)
Dr. Samantha Saffy of the Oceanside Health Centre. (Submitted photo)

COVID-19: Parksville psychiatrist offers some mental health tips

Dr. Samantha Saffy of the Oceanside Health Centre shares advice for PQB residents

Dr. Samantha Saffy of the Oceanside Health Centre. (Submitted photo)
Darrell Bellaart working in his distillery. (Deirdre Bellaart photo)

COVID-19: Distillery switches gears, starts making hand sanitizer

Owner says move has saved business while helping community

Darrell Bellaart working in his distillery. (Deirdre Bellaart photo)
From left to right: Mayor Ed Mayne, Parksville, Jean Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, Ian Thorpe, Regional District of Nanaimo Chair and Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted photo)

COVID-19: Survey aims to help PQB businesses with post-pandemic recovery plans

Burden: ‘I think there is an optimism in our business community in terms of being able to reopen’

From left to right: Mayor Ed Mayne, Parksville, Jean Maltesen, President, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce, Ian Thorpe, Regional District of Nanaimo Chair and Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted photo)
The stump of the 500-year-old Douglas fir mounted in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Person spied loading wood in Qualicum Beach heritage forest

Restorative justice agreement entered

The stump of the 500-year-old Douglas fir mounted in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
A police vehicle near a taped-off Rod & Gun Bar and Grill in Parksville on Saturday, April 18. Fire crews were called in to deal with a blaze earlier in the morning. (Peter McCully/PQB News)
A police vehicle near a taped-off Rod & Gun Bar and Grill in Parksville on Saturday, April 18. Fire crews were called in to deal with a blaze earlier in the morning. (Peter McCully/PQB News)