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PHOTOS: Lights, Santa, magic!

Lots to see at Milner Christmas Magic in Qualicum Beach

PHOTOS: Lasers make for wild nightscape at NIWRA

Event continues on various evenings until Dec. 23

Yukon the dog safely home after two weeks lost on the Alaska Highway

Trucker returns lost dog back to his home in North Pole, AK

Parksville Qualicum Beach volunteers generate joy and memories

SOS volunteers look back on their time in the Christmas giving program

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Santa Bus coming to Parksville Qualicum Beach

BC Transit bus making stops at pool, arena and elementary schools

Unusually large tip returned by honest B.C. restaurant

A Vernon mother is thrilled by one business owner’s honesty

  • Dec 6th, 2017
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Recalling the SOS Christmas program
    Breakfast with Santa 2017
      Views in The NEWS, Nov. 30
        Ninth annual Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive

          VIDEO: Parksville Lions host hotcakes for the holidays

          Breakfast with Santa features food, photos and Christmas Crafts for area youngsters

          • Dec 5th, 2017

          Nanoose Bay poppy winners come up roses

          Local students earn prizes in Legion Poppy Campaign art, literacy contest

          Qualicum Beach’s busking brothers raise money for soup kitchen

          Liam, Ewan and Connor also received award, voucher for fundraising

          Parksville toy ride brightens spirit on gloomy day

          Annual Silver Spur Riding Club event gathers toys for SOS

          Nanoose Bay elves deliver Christmas joy

          Annual NCS toy donation campaign kicks off in nine locations

          • Nov 30th, 2017

          Parksville Qualicum Beach community support WOWs literacy program

          Newest WOW Bus to be unveiled in Qualicum Beach Dec. 6

          Parksville Qualicum Beach Angel trees shine light in dark times

          Area businesses support annual SOS toy drive

          • Nov 30th, 2017

          SD69 trustees seek ability to run deficits

          Letter sent to Min. of Ed. requesting change to School Act

          Views in The NEWS, Nov. 30

          We asked: If money wasn’t a concern, which charitable organization would you donate to?

          GivingTuesday: Global day of giving Nov. 28

          The event follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday

          • Nov 26th, 2017

          VIDEO: Bright night of singing and cheer

          The Bright Friday Parksville christmas light-up took place Nov. 24

          REDress Project sets up in Parksville

          Initiative meant to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada

          Parksville craft fair to help grannies in Africa

          Oceanside group holding 10th Christmas Extravaganza Nov. 24-25