Community

RDN Winter Wonderland bus to tour the region

Non-perishable food items collected for food banks

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019
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Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
Ask Santa

Volunteers needed for annual Parksville Qualicum Beach bird count

This year marks 29th time the count will take place locally

Parksville Qualicum Beach businesses step up as Christmas Angels

‘It’s a good thing to do for the community’

  • Dec 1, 2019

Parksville Qualicum Beach honours missing, murdered Indigenous women

Red dresses hung in Qualicum Beach Town Hall and Parksville Civic Centre

Nanaimo hospital Christmas fundraiser looks to raise $1 million for new surgical suite

4th annual Light the Trees campaign supports colon cancer research

Presentation on the Salish Sea comes to Parksville

Will look into primary factors affecting salmon and steelhead survival in the Salish Sea

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019

Herbert: It’s not a party without bubbles

Plenty of sparkling wines to enjoy in B.C.

  • Nov 21, 2019

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Want to know how to celebrate the holiday season? PQB News has you covered

Salvation Army kettle campaign targets $200,000 for Island residents in need

Goal is to raise $250,000 this year for Vancouver Island residents needing support

Parksville Fire Department food and toy drive raises more than $34K for Salvation Army

29,500 pounds of food collected; Craig Bay Resident Association makes largest single donation

Nine animals find fur-ever homes after special Parksville SPCA event

Province-wide half-price adoption deal homes 212 animals

  • Nov 17, 2019

Two new welcome poles unveiled for the Qualicum First Nation’s Head Start program

Carvers: Jesse Recalma of the Qualicum First Nation and Karver Everson of the K’ómoks First Nation