British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

Community solstice celebration in Errington

The solstice cedar-bough walk and dance of universal peace is from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Dec 15th, 2016
What was your best car?

    Vancouver Island University Adventures in Mind program in Florence

    Half of the spaces in the program have already been taken

    • Dec 15th, 2016

    Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

    You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

    Survey probes B.C.’s seniors care homes

    Privacy, dignity, food quality among questions of Seniors Advocate (with VIDEO)

    New mural for Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach

    David Goatley, a portrait artist, was brought on by ECHO Players to paint a 16-by-56 foot mural on the side of the Village Theatre

    Rock garden presentation in Qualicum Beach

    The talk will be a tour of the public rock gardens Mike Kingten has visited in Northern Europe over the years

    • Sep 8th, 2016

    Senior home survey seeks volunteers

    Volunteers to ask seniors about staff, food, privacy, medications and other conditions in residential care

    • Aug 26th, 2016

    Farm Cycle Tour returns with new stops and experiences

    What better way to explore and learn about the region's farms, and food and beverage producers, then on your own two wheels?

    • Aug 25th, 2016

    Cyclists get local boost

    Cell Cyclists and many other teams will be riding in the B.C. Cancer Agency’s Ride to Conquer Cancer at the end of the month.

    • Aug 23rd, 2016

    SPCA Paws for a Cause

    Walk in Parksville in support of the local and provincial SPCA

    • Aug 23rd, 2016

    Howie Meeker honoured

    Parksville resident has spent more than 40 years with the Special Olympics B.C.

    • Aug 18th, 2016

    Metaphysical fair at Qualicum First Nation Campground

    Two-day event showcasing collection of practitioners, readers, crafters, healers and merchants, within the metaphysical realm

    • Aug 18th, 2016

    QB Children’s Museum Day

    Check out the Qualicum Beach Museum this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

    • Aug 16th, 2016

    Try some VIU sturgeon

    Something deliciously fishy is happening at VIU’s International Centre for Sturgeon Studies — and it’s catching on at local restaurants

    • Aug 16th, 2016

    Comedy night at Realm Food Co. in Parksville

    Doors open at 7 p.m. for the comedy show on Aug. 14

    • Aug 11th, 2016

    DeCosmos Tuesday Painters in Nanoose Bay

    The group has their windup at the Rocking Horse Pub

    Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

    Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

    Magician, Charlie Chaplin impersonator now living in Qualicum Beach

    Paul Romhany has travelled to more than 120 countries around the world with his performances