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QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

COVID-19: ‘We Support’ pullouts offer messages of appreciation

Send photos of your messages to editor@pqbnews.com

  • Apr 17, 2020

North Vancouver Island communities join in to ‘squash the curve’

Residents from Cumberland , Tahsis and Quadra Island are volunteering to grow winter squash on their lawns in a move towards sustainable food security

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Pandemic means changes for door-to-door newspaper delivery

Black Press asks readers across B.C. to be patient as carriers are asked not to touch surfaces

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

Zeballos doesn’t expect to feel the pinch of COVID-19 restrictions until tourist season

With a small population, seasonal businesses and a single medical clinic, the coastal village braces for an impact, if any

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 in 22 locations across B.C.

  • Apr 14, 2020

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

Drive-through bridal shower a way to improvise during COVID-19

Family and friends share the love socially distanced in an Island town parking lot

Peninsula Co-op matching up to $150,000 to support frontline healthcare

Peninsula Co-op is donating in the help to fight back against COVID-19,…

  • Apr 14, 2020

Salvation Army food bank and soup kitchen hours extended in Parksville

Increase in demand due to COVID-19 situation

  • Apr 14, 2020

YOUR PHOTOS: Mount Arrowsmith shows heart

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  • Apr 12, 2020

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

Nanaimo company offering free soil for self-isolators to get into gardening

Milner Group inviting the public to pick up soil at its Biggs Road recycling facility on Saturday

Ballenas Secondary students will see experiment head into to space

Three students’ experiment will run on International Space Station

  • Apr 8, 2020

COVID-19: Libraries still offering services to cardholders

Options include existing online resources and new and enhanced ways to help

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach Farmers Market re-opens under strict guidelines

‘Shop, don’t stop. Buy what you need and give others space and be efficient’