Local Business

‘Music Cafe’ in Parksville questions future amid COVID-19

As a new business, they don’t qualify for government assistance

35 years of sending Qualicum Beach on incredible journeys

Travel agent Michelle Brown on 35 years at the same office in Qualicum Beach

Arbutus RV expands Island operations with acquisition of Parksville location

New owners Craig and Rose Little acquire Coast RV business from Kelly Tague

Island MP says fish harvester benefit needs a wider application window

Courtenay-Alberni’s Gord Johns requests expanded application period for fish harvester benefits

  • Aug 7, 2020

BC Autism Awards launch with help from Quality Foods

Third annual ‘The Heroes in Our Story’ awards and raffle accepting nominations until Aug. 28

Rebound recovery program helps more than 50 PQB businesses remain open

Nearly $90K in aid received through Oceanside Initiatives plan

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Magic mushrooms to treat mental illness? Nanaimo lab studying the possibilities

Numinus Wellness gets federal approval for psychedelic drug research into mental health treatment

There’s some donkey business happening on Vancouver Island

New therapeutic business featuring donkeys opens in Shawnigan Lake

Development variance permit sought for cannabis nursery in Nanoose Bay

Committee endorses application for RDN board’s approval

  • Jul 17, 2020

Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce asks local businesses how they are faring

Followup survey now live after initial COVID-19 questionnaire for businesses in March

  • Jul 16, 2020

Sale of Vancouver Island’s most remote pub falls through

Beloved Holberg pub and restaurant The Scarlet Ibis is back with previous owner

TV star’s family selling Vancouver Island Beach Resort

You can own Jason Priestley’s Terrace Beach Resort in Ucluelet for less than $5 million

Van Isle Windows gives more than $40,000 to Island food banks

Company says they are fortunate to be able to give back to communities

Qualicum Beach Salvation Army thrift store re-opens

Store welcomes shoppers once again

  • Jun 23, 2020

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures

“I’m just happy to get back on the water.”

COVID-19: Film industry in Parksville Qualicum Beach area to gradually restart

‘Everyone is kind of baby-stepping how it’s going to happen’