PQB News

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There will be traffic delays along Highway 4A between Whiskey Creek and Errington due to ditch maintenance work until Sept. 3. (PQB News file photo)
There will be traffic delays along Highway 4A between Whiskey Creek and Errington due to ditch maintenance work until Sept. 3. (PQB News file photo)
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RCMP, BCHP work together as Qualicum Beach man, 25, charged with assault with a weapon

Police say driver pointed firearm at member of public

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Barbara Biley is the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Barbara Biley is the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
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PQB crime report: Thieves pilfer surveillance system equipment from Parksville home

Oceanside RCMP received 331 complaints in one-week period

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Leuco Construction Inc. made a $10,000 donation to the Qualicum Beach Elementary School PAC to go toward a new outdoor shelter. Pictured, from left, John Larson from CA Designs, Maclaren Trudeau, Paul Trudeau, Will Cottrell, Aubrey Cottrell and Landon Cottrell. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach Elementary School gets $10K donation for planned outdoor shelter

Leuco Construction makes significant pledge; Berwick QB also donates $1,500

Leuco Construction Inc. made a $10,000 donation to the Qualicum Beach Elementary School PAC to go toward a new outdoor shelter. Pictured, from left, John Larson from CA Designs, Maclaren Trudeau, Paul Trudeau, Will Cottrell, Aubrey Cottrell and Landon Cottrell. (Submitted photo)
Gord Johns is the NDP candidate in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. (Submitted photo)

Courtenay-Alberni candidate profile: Gord Johns, Canada’s NDP

Election night set for Sept. 20, 2021

Gord Johns is the NDP candidate in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. (Submitted photo)
Mary Lee is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Mary Lee is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Robert Eppich is the People’s Party of Candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Robert Eppich is the People’s Party of Candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susan Farlinger is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susan Farlinger is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susanne Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susanne Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
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)

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being struck by camper van in Qualicum Beach

Man sustained serious injuries; RCMP investigation continues

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)
Genevieve Charbonneau, left, and Jack Connolly, right, make up the folk-roots duo ‘Heartwood’ from Duncan. The pair and are set to entertain for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall. (Submitted photo)

Folk-roots duo ‘Heartwood’ set to play Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Sept. 3

Show hosted by the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday at 7 p.m.

Genevieve Charbonneau, left, and Jack Connolly, right, make up the folk-roots duo ‘Heartwood’ from Duncan. The pair and are set to entertain for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall. (Submitted photo)
The work of Karen Poirier, left, and Cindy Mersky, right, will be on display at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville from Aug. 31 until Sept. 26, 2021. (Submitted photos)
The work of Karen Poirier, left, and Cindy Mersky, right, will be on display at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville from Aug. 31 until Sept. 26, 2021. (Submitted photos)
Parksville swimmer Nicholas Bennett is competing in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. (Submitted photo)

Parksville swimmer shatters own Canadian record at 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo

Nicholas Bennett, 17, is the youngest athlete on Team Canada

Parksville swimmer Nicholas Bennett is competing in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. (Submitted photo)
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No brakes: B.C. highway patrol officer uses his cruiser to stop runaway car

Police say 33-year-old woman was prohibited from driving, car had no insurance

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Quick-thinking police officer uses cruiser to put brakes on runaway car near Nanoose Bay

Police say 33-year-old woman was prohibited from driving, car had no insurance

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A Choices Markets store will open in 2022 at the Quality Foods property at 319 Island Highway in Parksville. (Peter McCully photo)

Choices Markets store to open in Parksville in spring of 2022 at former QF site

Quality Foods says move ‘the right fit’ for growing city

A Choices Markets store will open in 2022 at the Quality Foods property at 319 Island Highway in Parksville. (Peter McCully photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews worked for several hours on Tuesday (Aug. 25) to rescue an injured female hiker on the Nile Creek trail. (ASAR Instagram photo)

PHOTOS: Arrowsmith SAR crews rescue injured hiker along rugged Nile Creek trail

Comox Valley, Nanaimo and Alberni Valley personnel called in for assistance

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue crews worked for several hours on Tuesday (Aug. 25) to rescue an injured female hiker on the Nile Creek trail. (ASAR Instagram photo)