Local News

North Vancouver Island 911 seeks to reduce accidental calls

Corporation launches education campaign for Mid, North Island residents

  • May 15th, 2018

Group sees broom busting success along Alberni Highway

More and more broom disappearing in Parksville, Qualicum Beach

Parksville Qualicum Beach groups receive wellness grants

Island Health announces funding through community program

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Meet some of the Vancouver Island Tribute Festival performers
The Great Benjamins Circus performs in Parksville
Mini Higland Games held by 169 Admiral Yanow Navy League Cadets in Parksville
Spring Carnival at Ballenas Secondary School

FCM to bring RDN’s marine litter resolution out nationally

Regional district wants a national strategy that will mitigate ocean plastics pollution

Vancouver Island under burn ban starting May 18

Small campfires still allowed under Cat. 2 open fire prohibition

  • May 17th, 2018

Railway groups disappointed with premier’s comments

Advocates maintain rail is still best option

RDN explores housing options

Staff looks into national housing strategy

RDN to host information session for Bowser wastewater plant

Residents continue to oppose marine outfall option to dispose off treated effluent

RCMP catch suspect mid-break-in

Police believe suspect on crime spree in Parksville neighbourhood

  • May 15th, 2018

Group proposes cinema, brew pub in Qualicum Beach

Presentation to committee of the whole May 16

Higher quality paint means better visibility for B.C. roads

Vancouver Island to see fresh coats with formula that includes glass beads

Parksville prohibits pot — for now

Bylaw amendments give city time to set up legal cannabis regime

Fireworks display gets funding from Qualicum Beach

Town and Quality Foods partnering for annual event

Qualicum Beach Realtor wins award

Ian Lindsay named Realtor of the Year

  • May 13th, 2018

Calls for Parksville supportive housing referendum voted down

Supportive housing public hearing set for June 19

Shelter me: Rental housing crunch plaguing Vancouver Island

The Big Read: family living in borrowed RV, unable to find space in tough rental market

RDN forming policy on retail shops for non-medical cannabis

Directors refer draft policy back to staff for further discussions

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

Qualicum Beach residents confused over draft OCP

Third reading deferred to May 28 meeting