Letters

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LETTER: Council needs to see value of more pickleball courts in Parksville

On Sept. 28, 2017, a delegation of local pickleball representatives (Stakeholders) requested…

  • Apr 6, 2022
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LETTER: Prospective homeowners may have to look outside PQB area

Solution for one young resident was move to Saskatoon

  • Mar 21, 2022
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LETTER: No need for 2 extra councillors in Qualicum Beach

‘Put this issue on a referendum’

  • Mar 21, 2022
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LETTER: PQB News wildlife photographers among the best

Once again an outstanding photograph appears on your front page of the…

  • Mar 5, 2022
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Well-wishers were on hand at the Qualicum Beach Airport on Feb. 24 for Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma and town Coun. Scott Harrison. Harrison will donate a kidney to Recalma Feb 28 at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy Frances Recalma)

LETTER: Recalma family grateful for community support

‘No words can be spoken for the sacrifice’

  • Feb 28, 2022
Well-wishers were on hand at the Qualicum Beach Airport on Feb. 24 for Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma and town Coun. Scott Harrison. Harrison will donate a kidney to Recalma Feb 28 at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy Frances Recalma)
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LETTER: What Bard to Broadway suffered from was lack of manpower

B2B was in a very strong financial position

  • Feb 23, 2022
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LETTER: ‘Do the right thing, hold a referendum’ on size of QB council

Voters have already rejected proposed increase twice

  • Feb 17, 2022
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LETTER: ECHO Players look to ensure legacy of Bard to Broadway lives on

B2B made ‘incredible contribution to the cultural life’ of Parksville Qualicum Beach

  • Feb 15, 2022
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LETTER: Bullies do not have greater privilege than reasonable people

This will not end well. Bullies do not have greater privilege than…

  • Feb 13, 2022
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LETTER: Important to listen to other points of view

Re: ‘It’s important to put things in perspective’ (Letters, PQB News, Feb.…

  • Feb 10, 2022
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LETTER: Require deposit on non-essential liquid containers

Re: ‘Just another calculated cash grab’ (Letters, PQB News, Jan. 26) I…

  • Feb 6, 2022
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LETTER: Controls needed to help stop catalytic converter thieves

Re: ‘Crime report: Crooks target catalytic converters in Parksville, Qualicum Beach’ (www.pqbnews.com,…

  • Feb 5, 2022
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LETTER: Need for rail service on Vancouver Island more obvious than ever

Since my letter of May 12, 2021, the need for the railway…

  • Feb 4, 2022
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Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager

LETTER – Fishery restrictions not strict enough to protect herring in the Strait of Georgia

Dear editor, I will start with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager
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LETTER: Canadians failing to treasure irreplaceable forests

Loss to B.C. and to future generations ‘is forever’

  • Dec 27, 2021
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Susanna Newton, SOS executive director, holds up the cheque given to SOS for the breakfasts sold during the 2021 Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive. Paul Drummond, Tigh-Na-Mara general manager, and Joanne Thompson, director of sales and marketing at Tigh-Na-Mara, stand behind her in the SOS Toy Shop at the SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville. (Peter McCully photo)
Susanna Newton, SOS executive director, holds up the cheque given to SOS for the breakfasts sold during the 2021 Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive. Paul Drummond, Tigh-Na-Mara general manager, and Joanne Thompson, director of sales and marketing at Tigh-Na-Mara, stand behind her in the SOS Toy Shop at the SOS Community Services Centre in Parksville. (Peter McCully photo)
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LETTER: Parksville Qualicum Beach residents just not prepared for emergencies

‘I guess some things never change’

  • Dec 20, 2021
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The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure released an assessment of the Island Rail Corridor’s condition in 2020 and said the corridor is in poor to fair condition. (Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER: Cost of restoring Vancouver Island rail service too much to justify

‘Make sure our road infrastructure is up to date with current and future weather events’

  • Dec 7, 2021
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure released an assessment of the Island Rail Corridor’s condition in 2020 and said the corridor is in poor to fair condition. (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: Government must be pressed to finally repair railway on Vancouver Island

‘How vulnerable our single extant transport artery has proven to be’

  • Nov 28, 2021
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure released an assessment of the Island Rail Corridor’s condition in 2020 and said the corridor is in poor to fair condition. (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: Qualicum Beach golf course a benefit to community

‘Gosh, we could get rid of almost everything’

  • Nov 26, 2021
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