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Lifelong environmentalist in Parksville touts benefits of ‘green burials’

‘Society doesn’t even talk about death, people are always shocked when I mention that I bought this’

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New BC Cannabis Store in Parksville

‘Sympathy for Suicide’ event to take place in Qualicum Beach

Organizer says all are welcome to the free event

Dead, drying trees removed from Parksville’s Foster Park

Work will continue through the spring

  • Feb 10, 2020

Cloudy, rainy week ahead for Parksville Qualicum Beach

Weekly weather forecast for PQB area

  • Feb 10, 2020

62,000 pounds of food items donated during Salvation Army firefighter food drive

Numbers significantly up from previous year

  • Feb 8, 2020

Assault charges laid following incident at Vancouver Island cadet training centre

A one-day court martial concerning an assault charge at HMCS Quadra will…

Lee Road in Electoral Area G of the RDN closed in both directions

Contractor currently working on road located between Qualicum Beach and Parksville

Recycle B.C. looks for businesses to step up to fill gap left by depots in Parksville and Qualicum Beach

PQB residents may have to drive to Nanaimo for glass, soft plastic, foam packaging recycle

Parksville’s Tigh-Na-Mara retains spot as Canada’s top spa

‘Spas of America’ crowns Parksville resort with top honour

  • Feb 6, 2020

Province appoints special mediators in bid to end coastal forest strike

Amanda Rogers and Vince Ready given powers to craft recommended deal to break eight-month impasse

$60K in funding approved to plan public square in Parksville’s Memorial Avenue

City council gives project the go-ahead for planning, design, more engagement

RDN seeks grants for French Creek, Nanoose Bay projects

Green grant to provide $73.3 percent of funding of eligible project cost

RCMP nab suspect after pair of Parksville business break-ins

Man, 44, arrested and released on conditions

  • Feb 5, 2020

Sooke rallies to show its support in the wake of tragic deaths

Fund raising efforts, scholarships and meal trains have all been launched

SD69 notes: Air travel field trip to Nicaragua approved in principle

Student protests, menstrual products and kindergarten registration also discussed

Planned 24-hour closure looms for Tofino-Ucluelet highway

Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23