Community

Openly gay, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

Outgoing RDN directors honoured

Politicians recognized for years of service

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

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Doighouse earthship build in Qualicum Bay
Parksville rock and gem show Sept. 29-30
Faye Smith Rosenblatt memorial Pavilion
14th annual Knox Fall Fair

Errington Fire Department gains two new trucks

Department celebrated new engines with community BBQ Oct. 13

  • Oct 14th, 2018

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Lego League robotics program available for kids in PQB

JunioTech Kids Academy has partnered with a Parksville engineer for the 12-week course

Seaside Cruizers more than just a car show

The service club gave away more than $50,000 to local organizations in 2018

Worker celebrates 50 years at Alberni Pacific Division

Dore, who completed schooling in Qualicum, started career earning $2.70 per hour in August of 1968

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Thrift Shop celebrated during SOS 50th year

A celebration week will take place from Sept. 24-29 at the Thrift Shop

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Qualicum Beach dentists hold Free Dental Day

Arbutus Dental Clinic will be offering certain free dental services on Saturday, Oct. 20

Coombs Apple Pressing Day celebrates local food

Annual event will feature the Pressing Matter Mobile Juicer

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Mushrooms, mushrooms and more mushrooms

Festival has something for everyone

  • Oct 6th, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY: Tour de Rock in pictures

See some of the best photographs from the 2018 Tour de Rock from across Vancouver Island

WATCH: Tour de Rock 2018

See the incredibly compassionate and dedicated supporters of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

Chemainus maintains its appetite for big donations at Tour de Rock breakfast

Community groups respond to the cause and 49th Parallel’s contribution surpasses $50,000

Beer and taco fundraiser in Parksville for Autism Speaks runners Oct. 4

Group, led by Deirde Janssen, raising money for Autism Speaks Canada

  • Oct 2nd, 2018