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Vancouver Island Ladies Car Club gears up for Parksville event

Grease Nipples group hosts first meet-and-greet April 7

SOS youth program expands to Qualicum Beach

Youth in Qualicum and the surrounding areas in Grades 7-9 can drop by the grand opening on April 1

  • Mar 28, 2019
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Mayor of Qualicum Beach skydives for a cause
Parksville Lions Kite Festival 2019
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

Parksville adult day program expands to three days per week

West Coast Recreation Adult Day Program helps individuals with cognitive and physical challenges

Ice climbers scale Canada’s tallest waterfall on Vancouver Island

Ice climbers Chris Jensen, Will Gadd and Peter Hoang made history

Community photos: Bad moon risin’

PQB News reader Larry Trush shares this photo from Parksville of the…

  • Mar 23, 2019

Unique type of rock show at Parksville beach

WATCH: Rock art from youngsters and adults alike on display

‘Survivor PQB’ supports local charities

Readers vote for their favourites and are eligible to win a $250 grocery gift card

  • Mar 20, 2019

Deadline extended through April to nominate top B.C. educators

Second year of Premier John Horgan’s awards offers $3,000 bursary

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

Vancouver Island cancer survivor not giving up fight

Kim Angell grows from advocate and blogger to the face of national campaign

  • Mar 18, 2019

Annual CatSpan book and garage sale happening March 22 and 23

All proceeds from sale go toward helping feral cats in Parksville Qualicum Beach

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

Take our St. Patrick’s Day quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Video: Meet Pacu, the Shuswap’s largest and oldest pet fish

Relative of the piranha draws new visitors every year

Astronaut’s visit uplifts B.C. community still reeling from wildfires

Chris Hadfield joins field-research team in Telegraph Creek

Vancouver Island weather forecast shows serious signs of spring

Sunshine and temperatures in the mid-teens expected Sunday and Monday

Nude bungy jumpers stretch annual Vancouver Island event to record heights

More than 100 take the plunge for the BC Schizophrenia Society at WildPlay Nanaimo

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags