Community

Free Christmas meal offered in Parksville

Anyone wanting a warm meal on Dec. 25 can head to the Salvation Army soup kitchen

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

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KSS Kids Climate Change Protest
Vigil for Errington huskies, Kodi and Tigger
Supportive Housing Project
Flying Phil turns 67

Canadian Olympian offering free signed copies of children’s book

Elaine Tanner gives Christmas gift to community

  • Dec 18, 2018

SOS: Coming together to make Christmas brighter

Group hopes to reach monetary goal of $110,000

  • Dec 18, 2018

Parksville Probus Club celebrates 25th anniversary

Group is the first on the Island to reach milestone

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Angels step up to help fill the SOS Toy Shop

39 local businesses and organizations hosting SOS Angel Trees

  • Dec 12, 2018

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Video: Springwood Elementary Christmas tree fundraiser

Annual event took place on Sunday, Dec. 9

  • Dec 10, 2018

Equipment donation helps North Island College’s trades expansion

Allan and Donna Edie recently provide more than $273,000 in equipment to college

  • Dec 7, 2018

Qualicum Beach church hosts free Christmas dinner

The Christian Fellowship Centre will host the banquet on Dec. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m.

  • Dec 6, 2018

Groups making Christmas warm with needlework

Update: SOS Caring for Community at Christmas

  • Dec 4, 2018

Oceanside RCMP give back to the community

The Oceanside RCMP have been busy in recent weeks. Aside from their…

Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance

B.C. Transplant’s Operation Popcorn event being held this week on Vancouver Island

‘An Oiler for Dad, Candy for the Kids’

Village Garage sparks Qualicum Beach memories

  • Dec 2, 2018

Nanoose Bay invites community to do the Christmas Crawl

The Nanoose Bay Christmas Crawl Studio Tour continues today, Dec. 2

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Don’t forget: Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive happening today

Tenth annual event to support SOS taking place Nov. 28 from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

  • Nov 28, 2018