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The 2021 Terry Fox run will again be held virtually, giving participants the opportunity to do the run on their own from any place. (PQB News file photo)

Terry Fox Run to be held virtually in Parksville Qualicum Beach for 2021

Fundraising event to give participants opportunity to do the run on their own

The 2021 Terry Fox run will again be held virtually, giving participants the opportunity to do the run on their own from any place. (PQB News file photo)
The sidewalk and play equipment upgrades planned for the Lions Ventureland Playground in the Parksville Community Park. Ground preparation will start in October and new play equipment installation is scheduled for November, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Lions Ventureland Playground upgrades currently underway in Parksville

Ground preparation starts in October, play equipment installation set for November

The sidewalk and play equipment upgrades planned for the Lions Ventureland Playground in the Parksville Community Park. Ground preparation will start in October and new play equipment installation is scheduled for November, 2021. (Submitted photo)
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PQB crime report: Parksville vandals torch portable toilet, prowlers damage waterfall

Oceanside RCMP received 321 complaints in one-week period

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Qualicum Beach gets $296K for toolkit to improve development review process

Town to collaborate with Vancouver Island University and other B.C. municipalities

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Kris Epps assumes role of music director at Parksville’s Knox United Church

Award-winning classical pianist recently moved to area from Montreal

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PQB crime report: Election signs defaced by vandals in Qualicum Beach

Thieves also busy in Parksville, Nanoose Bay

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Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews were called out Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 to assist an injured hunter in the Cook Creek area. (Arrowsmith Search and Rescue Instagram photo)

Arrowsmith SAR crews help rescue hunter seriously injured after fall in Cook Creek area

24 crew members assisted in rescue effort; man taken to hospital

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews were called out Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 to assist an injured hunter in the Cook Creek area. (Arrowsmith Search and Rescue Instagram photo)
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Public feedback sought regarding Parksville aquatic and rec centre project

Team of consulation specialists to host several events to gauge interest

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The Oceanside Building Learning Together has ventured into quality child care services. (OBLT photo)

New child care services opened in Parksville Qualicum Beach region

Services to be offered by Oceanside Building Learning Together

The Oceanside Building Learning Together has ventured into quality child care services. (OBLT photo)
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Parksville firefighters urge area residents to ‘Learn the Sounds of Safety’

Open house for Fire Prevention Week goes Oct. 3

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Black Press reporter Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)

NFL preview: Black Press football insider Erin Haluschak talks Seahawks

Podcast: Discussion includes predicted Super Bowl and MVP winners, fantasy picks

Black Press reporter Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)
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PHOTOS: Day in the Life Parksville 2021 bonus pics

More pictures that weren’t included in our print edition

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RCMP: Man, 21, flees scene after Parksville crash leaves person in critical condition

Air ambulance called in; police say man later taken into custody

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VIDEO: PQB chamber executive director talks with Courtenay-Alberni candidates

Canada Votes 2021: Election takes place Sept. 20

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A volunteer tutor and student, working together on a computer skills lesson. (Submitted photo)

Parksville Qualicum Adult Literacy Society offers tutoring lessons to area residents

Program has helped has residents boost basic literacy levels

A volunteer tutor and student, working together on a computer skills lesson. (Submitted photo)
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Residents warned about aggressive bear at Englishman River Regional Park

Visitors told to exercise caution, keep pets close

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Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by camper van in Qualicum Beach has died

RCMP investigation continues into Aug. 28 incident

Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)