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Risk of thunderstorm this afternoon for Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland

A special weather statement calls for heavy rain and wind over the next 48 hours

Fire crews called to attend smoke in Qualicum Beach seniors building

Cause of smoke was plastic plate left on top of heating unit

Qualicum Beach council split on Pheasant Glen development decision

Council approves permit for two buildings, after enviro, hydrological studies

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Brian Wiese: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate
Anne Skipsey: Qualicum Beach mayoral candidate
Scott Harrison: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate
Robert Filmer: Qualicum Beach councillor candidate

Rain and high winds to hit Vancouver Island this afternoon

Thursday and Friday to see downpour of 20 to 50mm and high winds on Vancouver Island

Adam Fras runs for Parksville councillor

The father and former firefighter will focus on peaceful living, transparency and tax cuts

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Al Greir looks to return to Parksville council

Candidate announces ‘complete recovery’ years after snake bite

  • Sep 20th, 2018

RDN to tax smaller accommodation providers

Hotel taxes to now include those with less than four rooms such as Airbnb

Rates to change for French Creek wastewater sewage plant users

A 20 per cent sewer rate increase is proposed over time

Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Open burn ban lifted for Coastal Fire Centre

Prohibitions will be lifted at noon on Sept. 19

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Skipsey hopes to be Qualicum Beach’s first female mayor

Councillor aims to bring consensus at leader of council

  • Sep 18th, 2018

SAR squads perform technical rescue after hiker injures ankle near Cameron Lake

Woman was evacuated down steep mountain trail by stretcher on Sunday

$20,000 raised for Lasqueti nature reserve

Fundraiser evening puts group one step closer to $250,000 goal

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Westbroek back in the election, this time for QB councillor

The current Qualicum Beach mayor withdrew his bid for mayor last week

UPDATE: An unexpected bounty of puppies

Doggie mom in good spirits after birthing litter of 16 in Errington