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Nanaimo bar getting its own stamp

Vancouver Island’s favourite dessert to be featured in ‘Sweet Canada’ series

Who wants to buy a mansion?

For $5.9M, Qualicum Beach’s iconic Crown Mansion can be all yours

Vancouver Islander accused of being a drunken sailor early in the morning

Port Hardy man facing mutiple charges after police found pilot “grossly impaired” at fishboat helm

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Baseball Coaches Caravan
Parksville Dairy Queen break in
Fire on Finholm Street controlled quickly
Annual Eagle Release

SurvivorPQB supports local charities

Readers vote for their favourites and are eligible to win a $250 grocery gift card

  • Apr 11, 2019

Ever wanted to own your own Island?

West Ballenas Island is for sale for $3.6 million

QB chamber announces new board of directors

With 40 members in attendance, the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated…

  • Apr 11, 2019

Qualicum Beach Rotary Club raises more than $4,000 at polio fundraiser

Funds were raised at a Perogies for Polio event

  • Apr 10, 2019

Qualicum district’s interim superintendent will continue to end of school year

Keven Elder has been in this role since late last year

  • Apr 10, 2019

Man wanted for attempted murder arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

Jonathan Patrick Michael Thompson was arrested ‘without incident’

  • Apr 10, 2019

Rabbit virus found for second straight year in mid-Island

Four feral rabbits die in Parksville area from highly infectious virus

  • Apr 10, 2019

Ballenas students make most of trip to Ottawa

Program helped pair explore Canadian governance, history, and culture

  • Apr 9, 2019

Police remind Vancouver Island of the rules governing off-road vehicles

ATVs and similar vehicles should be registered and need permission to use private lands

  • Apr 9, 2019

Parksville Lions Ventureland Playground resurfacing complete

Cost for this portion approximately $330K

  • Apr 9, 2019

$60,000 in North Island College awards available to SD69 students

Parksville Qualicum Beach students can apply for the awards until April 24

  • Apr 9, 2019

Parksville Downtown Business Association appoints new officers

News and notes from the PQB business community

  • Apr 8, 2019

UPDATE: 20 people displaced by fire at Terminal supportive housing

Incident occurred at Newcastle Place at 5:20 p.m. Monday

Two injured in ATV incident near Horne Lake

Arrowsmith SAR flew to scene by helicopter