Editorials

Better late than never

As Canada gets ready for one of the biggest parties in its…

Safe driving has no offseason

Last week in this space, we used the occasion of a collision…

Beware drive-by driving

Parksville Qualicum Beach will renew its love affair with the automobile this…

  • Jun 15, 2017
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And you thought our politics were zany

We offer congratulations to Michelle Stilwell on her return to the cabinet…

  • Jun 13, 2017

Wayfinding is sign of the times

The Roman playwrite Plautus is credited with the line, “You must spend…

  • Jun 8, 2017

Dude, where’s my ride?

B.C. municipalities have made great strides in the expansion of public transportation…

  • Jun 6, 2017

Polluters are pariahs

Waste belongs in the bin, not in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, illegal…

Who’s up for an election?

Well, things just got a little more interesting in the formation of…

  • May 30, 2017

Who will stop the bleeding?

We commend the efforts of a Parksville businessman to encourage a bit…

  • May 25, 2017

(Sea) lions and cougars and bears, oh my!

It looks like humans aren’t the only ones getting out and about…

  • May 18, 2017

Gang Green gains ground

The noted sage Kermit the Frog once said, “It’s not easy being…

  • May 11, 2017

It ain’t over yet

British Columbia’s polls will close tonight at 8 p.m. But don’t think…

  • May 9, 2017

Crop up? Chop down

We’ve arrived at the time of year when invasive species are on…

  • May 4, 2017

Fast learners

When four Parksville-Qualicum Beach area schools were closed in 2014 as a…

  • May 2, 2017

Election turnout strong – so far

Tuesday’s provincial all-candidates meeting drew a packed house of engaged citizens to…

  • Apr 27, 2017

Who’s on your ballot?

Shortly after announcing the April 25 all-candidates meeting for the Parksville-Qualicum riding…

  • Apr 25, 2017

Editorial: Why not rails and trails?

While both the Island Corridor Foundation and the Friends of Rail to…

  • Apr 22, 2017

A real game-changer

A decade or so ago, the Parksville Qualicum Beach News, along with…

  • Apr 18, 2017

Vimy provides lessons for today’s leaders

During Sunday’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy…

  • Apr 11, 2017

Whither the water?

When Samuel Taylor Coleridge quoted “Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to…

  • Apr 6, 2017