Community

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

B.C. couple plans sustainable, zero-waste life in the Shuswap

Plan includes building a tiny house before the snow flies

Food drive helps feed the hungry in PQB

The BC Thanksgiving Food Drive will collect from homes on Sept. 21 and 22

  • Sep 19th, 2018
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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

Thrift Shop celebrated during SOS 50th year

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

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Terry Fox Run sees more than 250 participants

38th annual run for cancer research took place at Rathtrevor Park Sunday

VIDEO: Strong attendance at Knox 14th Fall Fair

Live music, food, sales and more at church’s major fundraiser

Qualicum Manor walks for Terry Foxand cancer research

Volunteers, staff, family members and residents walked on Sept. 13

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Incredible effort by amateur pet detectives brings home lost B.C. dog

Community effort in Campbell River helps reunite Yorkshire terrier-chihuahua Jax with family

Parksville watering restrictions downgraded to Stage 2

Move expected through end of September

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Vancouver Island elders share words of wisdom

Big Read: Seniors weigh in on what our youth are getting right — and what they might be missing

Nominations open for Vancouver Island family business awards

Family Business Association Vancouver Island accepting nominations until Oct. 12

10 B.C. cities to pilot new program against childhood obesity

Healthy Family Living program being tested in 10 communities, including Chilliwack

Dementia workshop comes to Nanoose

The Sept. 13 session highlights how to support people living with dementia

  • Sep 5th, 2018

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.

Island Health offers back to school tips to combat anxiety and stress

Students return to school after Labour Day

  • Sep 2nd, 2018

Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Big read: Fourteen picture-perfect places to catch a few rays this long weekend

More light energy after summer school work in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Oceanside Elementary’s solar array one of many summer projects

  • Sep 1st, 2018

VIDEO: Humpbacks breach so close man can smell whale

B.C. man could have reached out and touched ‘playful’ whales