Build it … or lose it

Ask residents if Parksville and the surrounding area has a problem with…

  • Mar 22, 2018

EDITORIAL: Age-old voting debate back in B.C.

If last week’s call by Green Party leader Andrew Weaver to lower…

  • Mar 20, 2018

It’s about time

Time we gave up on daylight savings time, that is. The story…

Mayor of Qualicum Beach skydives for a cause
Parksville Lions Kite Festival 2019
IN PHOTOS: Highlights from Parksville's 2019 sand sculpting competition
Meet the teenage poet using poetry as an escape from anxiety

Raise a glass to wine tourism

Last Friday, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced a new…

  • Mar 13, 2018

EDITORIAL: Beware the politician’s promise

If there was previously any doubt, British Columbians have certainly now found…

  • Mar 8, 2018

EDITORIAL: Herring have drawing power

The herring have made their annual migration to the shores of Parksville…

  • Mar 6, 2018

EDITORIAL: Poet tree in Parksville

In the poem Trees, the poet Joyce Kilmer opened what is probably…

  • Mar 1, 2018

Editorial: Pink Shirt Day takes on cyberbullying

In today’s digital world, it can be a challenge to escape online…

EDITORIAL: Fight bullying every day

Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28

  • Feb 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Peter, Paul and be wary

The immediate reaction to Tuesday’s provincial budget release by the NDP government…

  • Feb 22, 2018

EDITORIAL: Taking aim at gun violence

Just going to school should never have to be considered an act…

EDITORIAL: Wither(ing) volunteers?

Wither the Parksville Qualicum Beach region’s volunteers? We know you’re out there.…

  • Feb 15, 2018

EDITORIAL: Wine boycott a case of sour grapes

You would think Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley would know better. The ban…

  • Feb 13, 2018

EDITORIAL: Civil discourse, not civil war

This week, the B.C. Ministry of Citizens’ Services shared an online notice…

  • Feb 8, 2018

Editorial: B.C. Liberals choose their direction

With Andrew Wilkinson elected party leader, the B.C. Liberals have chosen a course correction

EDITORIAL: Walk softly, carry big club

You don’t need to be a curling fan to appreciate this week’s…

  • Feb 1, 2018

EDITORIAL: Where’s the rain when we need it?

As the rain poured down in torrents over the past couple of…

  • Jan 30, 2018

EDITORIAL: Ride a wave of preparedness

Tuesday morning’s tsunami alert caught some of us by surprise

  • Jan 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Take steps to fight flu

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital is over capacity, with an influenza outbreak in…

EDITORIAL: Trees spared from chopping block

Like U.S. President George Washington, in the tale of his being asked…

  • Jan 18, 2018