No one needs to suffer in silence

For more than three decades, CounterAttack ads have been running in British…

  • Jan 26, 2019

There’s no cannabis boogeyman out there

Cannabis continues to be quite the newsmaker in Parksville Qualicum Beach. Back…

  • Jan 22, 2019

Rainbow crosswalk for Qualicum Beach is an excellent idea

It’s a message worth sending, a symbol worth having. Check out Page…

  • Dec 22, 2018
2019 Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive for the SOS
Tigh-Na-Mara's SOS Toy Drive - Interview with Chef Eric Edwards
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Editorial: We should be able to help everyone

In our Dec. 4 issue, we detailed the efforts of a Qualicum…

  • Dec 12, 2018

Expanded health care services are welcome

When the urgent care service in the new Oceanside Health Centre opened…

  • Dec 6, 2018

Editorial: Time for final decision on Island rail was years ago

As it has skilfully managed to do for many years now, the…

  • Nov 26, 2018

It’s high time we made sure more voices are heard

Is voting rocket science? The number of voters who cast ballots in…

  • Nov 13, 2018

Winds of change blow in Parksville, QB

The people have spoken and we can expect plenty of change. For…

  • Oct 23, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Local News Shines

Local news remains more important than ever. It was a year ago…

  • Aug 23, 2018

EDITORIAL: Opinion versus fact

There’s a difference between an opinion and a fact. This is important…

Show and shines not just for the classics

Whether you’re into vintage town cars, classic muscle, chopped-up rat rods or…

  • Aug 9, 2018

EDITORIAL: Pleasing parks

There are many places that can serve to anchor a community: its…

EDITORIAL: In the wild, be prepared

Those of us in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area are lucky to…

  • Aug 2, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

LETTER: Island Good

After three years of careful planning, the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA)…

EDITORIAL: Remember who your neighbours are

There was shouting, there was swearing. Police had to step in more…

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

EDITORIAL: Between a rock and a hard place

At least two municipal governments have difficult choices ahead. In Parksville, a…

  • Jul 3, 2018

EDITORIAL: Stand on guard

Exactly one year ago in this very column, we asked politely where…