PQB News

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Candidates share thoughts ahead of May 15 Qualicum Beach byelection

PQBeat: QBRA hosts all-candidates meeting

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Alan Oslie is a Tennis Canada certified coach. (Submitted photo)

Tennis programs offered for players of all ages in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Instructor Alan Oslie to conduct junior and adult clinics

Alan Oslie is a Tennis Canada certified coach. (Submitted photo)
The graph provided by the City of Parksville in a release issued on May 4, depicting a balanced financial budget for 2021. (submitted photo)

City of Parksville announces a balanced budget for 2021

Penalty date for property tax payments extended from July 2 to Oct. 1

The graph provided by the City of Parksville in a release issued on May 4, depicting a balanced financial budget for 2021. (submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach town hall. (File photo)

Qualicum Beach councillor faces civil claim in B.C Supreme Court

Notice seeks relief for damages from slander

Qualicum Beach town hall. (File photo)
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Karen Trimble of Qualicum Beach won $50,000 from a Maximum Gold Scratch and Win ticket. (BCLC photo)

Qualicum Beach woman feels ‘absolute gratitude’ after $50K lottery ticket win

Winning purchase made at Coombs Corner Petro-Canada

Karen Trimble of Qualicum Beach won $50,000 from a Maximum Gold Scratch and Win ticket. (BCLC photo)
Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army is holding Bowl of Hope - To Go in conjunction with 10th Annual World Hunger Day. (PQB News file photo)
Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army is holding Bowl of Hope - To Go in conjunction with 10th Annual World Hunger Day. (PQB News file photo)
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PQB crime report: Vulgar graffiti defaces Qualicum Beach baseball dugouts

Oceanside RCMP also deal with reports of porch pirates, vehicle vandals

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As dry season approaches, now is a good time to clean up yards and do a FireSmart assessment of your home and surrounding property. (Dashwood Fire Department photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo offer sessions on emergency preparedness

Official says it’s time to update personal emergency plans

As dry season approaches, now is a good time to clean up yards and do a FireSmart assessment of your home and surrounding property. (Dashwood Fire Department photo)
Don Dempson and Susanna Newton visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: SOS project aims to raise $1 million to assist residents during COVID-19 pandemic

Podcast: Needs of community members have become more urgent

Don Dempson and Susanna Newton visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
The Loder family (Noah, Tracy and Robin) took part in the St. Stephen’s United Church Beach Cleanup on April 24. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach church’s beach cleanup draws more than 30 participants

Event held in celebration of Earth Month

The Loder family (Noah, Tracy and Robin) took part in the St. Stephen’s United Church Beach Cleanup on April 24. (Submitted photo)
Janice Trenholme, Dick Glassford , Beth Clarke-Gilman and Andy Gilman have completed their virtual Vancouver Sun Run and show off their medals. (Submitted photos)
Janice Trenholme, Dick Glassford , Beth Clarke-Gilman and Andy Gilman have completed their virtual Vancouver Sun Run and show off their medals. (Submitted photos)
Zoe Blunt, right, with fellow Coombs resident Kucutzi Ribe and service dog Patsy hold a demonstration on May 1. (Submitted photo)

Women call for guaranteed livable income in demonstration in Errington

Province-wide action led by the BC Women’s Alliance

Zoe Blunt, right, with fellow Coombs resident Kucutzi Ribe and service dog Patsy hold a demonstration on May 1. (Submitted photo)
Golfers such as Qualicum Beach Coun. Teunis Westbroek, as well as the members of the Eaglecrest Ladies Club, now play on the new 9-hole layout at Eaglecrest Golf Club. (Michael Briones photo)

Golfers adjusting to Eaglecrest Golf Club’s 9-hole layout

Group is inviting newcomers to try out the course

Golfers such as Qualicum Beach Coun. Teunis Westbroek, as well as the members of the Eaglecrest Ladies Club, now play on the new 9-hole layout at Eaglecrest Golf Club. (Michael Briones photo)
Berwick Qualicum Beach resident George Olson and active living co-ordinator Denene Derksen, left, present a $3,750 cheque to Society of Organized Services District 69 executive director Susanna Newton on April 27. (Lissa Alexander Photo)

Berwick Qualicum Beach donates proceeds from book sale to Society of Organized Services

Cheque for $3,750 presented to SOS to support seniors programs

Berwick Qualicum Beach resident George Olson and active living co-ordinator Denene Derksen, left, present a $3,750 cheque to Society of Organized Services District 69 executive director Susanna Newton on April 27. (Lissa Alexander Photo)
The annual Alzheimer’s Walk will be held online in May. (Submitted photo)
The annual Alzheimer’s Walk will be held online in May. (Submitted photo)
An artificial estuary is being created for Beach Creek in Qualicum Beach. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)

SNC-Lavalin wins engineering award for Qualicum Beach project

Company hired to revitalize Beach Creek estuary

An artificial estuary is being created for Beach Creek in Qualicum Beach. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)
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Former Kwalikum Secondary graduate Harrison Houde is set to talk to youth about his journey. (Submitted photo)
Former Kwalikum Secondary graduate Harrison Houde is set to talk to youth about his journey. (Submitted photo)