Local News

PQBTA to work on affordable housing plan

Association to continue receiving tax revenues from accommodation providers

Outgoing RDN directors honoured

Politicians recognized for years of service

Prolific Parksville graffiti tagger gets 1 year of probation

Man was in breach of previous court conditions when arrested again

MP Johns checks out issues facing business community

Courtenay-Alberni MP spends two days visiting area businesses

How Parksville Qualicum Beach’s homeless can vote this election

Officials can use discretion regarding homeless casting a ballot

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Teunis Westbroek: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate
Brian Wiese: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate
Anne Skipsey: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate

Record-breaking $113 million Lotto Max jackpot up for grabs

This is Canada’s highest top prize offering ever and includes 53 Max Millions

Qualicum Beach, Parksville advance voter turnout grows

Second day of voting sees even bigger numbers than first day, previous election

Single-use retail plastic bags to be banned in Parksville March 1

Over the next few months, the city will undertake public education outreach

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Retail pot business interest in Parksville

City gets two referrals for licences; QB expected to have first cannabis store soon

Ucluelet fears orca protection could shut down fisheries

“I beg you to start a process to put a stick in the wheels and slow these people down.”

Parksville volunteer hits her $10,000 target

LeMoine raises funds for Camp Goodtimes

Motorcyclist collides with bear in Coombs

The man was transported to hospital

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Conservation officers investigate four elk shot and abandoned on Vancouver Island

Leaving harvestable game meat in the field is a punishable offence

1,000 needles pulled from Cowichan River

Duncan area cleanup project nets three huge truckloads of garbage

Island pot smokers won’t be allowed to light up on the ski hill

Mount Washington maintains smoke-free policy in light of marijuana legalization