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Nature Trust seeks group to take on Parksville's Brant Festival

Just because The Nature Trust of British Columbia took over running the Brant Wildlife Festival four years ago, doesn’t mean local participation isn’t needed, says Doug Walker.
Hands on at the Aqua Van

Hands on at the Aqua Van

The BC Hydro AquaVan rolled into Parksville on the weekend allowing locals to get their hands on some live animals and learn about marine life.
Skills and Healing retreat for cancer survivors in Parksville

Skills and Healing retreat for cancer survivors in Parksville

The Oceanside Living with Cancer support group is bringing in radiation oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge for a weekend retreat at Tigh-Na-Mara.
Students enjoy Qualicum Beach firefighter course

Students enjoy Qualicum Beach firefighter course

High school students raced around an obstacle course on Saturday at Kwalicum Secondary School (KSS) as part of a firefighters challenge, wrapping up their week long program to learn more about fire fighting and emergency services.

Who wants to be mayor of Parksville?

The city is holding an essay contest for youth aged 11 to 18, with the winner becoming mayor for a day to get a behind the scenes look at how the city runs.
Student reporters taking over The News

Student reporters taking over The News

Keen KSS class to tackle many stories this month on how youth impact our community
This is no ordinary camp

This is no ordinary camp

Fire boot camp tests the mettle of local youths
Feeding frenzy

Feeding frenzy

Plethora of food brings in those who want to eat it
Brant colouring contest winners

Brant colouring contest winners

Museum eager for visitors

Museum eager for visitors

The summer season isn't here yet, but Qualicum Beach Museum remains open twice a week.