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Natasha Nagra presents Juli Menard with a free mattress. Juli was the lucky winner of the latest giveaway from M&N Mattress and Sofa Gallery — keep and eye on their Facebook and Instagram pages for more chances to win!

How’s the service? Ask the experts — the customers!

The reviews for this Parksville furniture and mattress store prove service is the highest priority

  • Aug 15, 2022
Parksville’s world-famous sandy beach is beautiful, but there’s lots more to discover in its inviting and walkable downtown.

Has it been a while? Rediscover walkable, remarkable Parksville Downtown.

We’re more than just a pretty beach!

  • Aug 8, 2022
Parksville’s world-famous sandy beach is beautiful, but there’s lots more to discover in its inviting and walkable downtown.
One of the spectacular sculptures in this year's Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition, a focal point of the Parksville Beach Festival. See the sculptures at Parksville Community Park through Aug. 21. Photos courtesy Parksville Beach Festival

Your go-to guide: 8 ways to enjoy Parksville Beach Festival this August!

Activities for all ages continue at Parksville’s Community Park through Aug. 21

  • Aug 1, 2022
One of the spectacular sculptures in this year's Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition, a focal point of the Parksville Beach Festival. See the sculptures at Parksville Community Park through Aug. 21. Photos courtesy Parksville Beach Festival
Welcome home! Berwick Parksville cut the ribbon on July 6, and every day more residents move in to the senior living community.

Home sweet home! First residents move into Parksville’s newest independent living community

New friendships, new activities, savoury meals — Berwick Parksville is truly inspired living!

  • Aug 1, 2022
Welcome home! Berwick Parksville cut the ribbon on July 6, and every day more residents move in to the senior living community.
The Nanaimo Career and Post Secondary Event offers job seekers and employers and opportunity to connect.

Get a jump start on a rewarding new career!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to Nanaimo August 25

  • Aug 1, 2022
The Nanaimo Career and Post Secondary Event offers job seekers and employers and opportunity to connect.
End of Life Doulas work in harmony with other aspects of death care. Fiona Holoboff offers a variety of death care services through Timeworks Doula Care in Qualicum Beach.

Where does a doula fit in your end-of-life planning?

End of Life Doulas aren’t in competition with medical or other support…

  • Jul 25, 2022
End of Life Doulas work in harmony with other aspects of death care. Fiona Holoboff offers a variety of death care services through Timeworks Doula Care in Qualicum Beach.
ENERGY-STAR-rated slider windows are up to 55% more energy efficient compared to other units.

Sliding Windows: A Current Trend for Modern Houses in Canada

Our experiences and ideas shape the trends we adopt, and home designs…

  • Jul 25, 2022
ENERGY-STAR-rated slider windows are up to 55% more energy efficient compared to other units.
Many of our favourite wood furnishings are crafted right here in southern British Columbia, notes Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture.

Saluting the best of B.C. furnishings – all month long!

Month-long Celebrate B.C. sale comes to Coombs Junction

  • Jul 25, 2022
Many of our favourite wood furnishings are crafted right here in southern British Columbia, notes Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture.
M&N Mattress and Sofa Gallery owner Mark Nagra (left) presents Mike and Debbie Eisworth of Nanoose Bay with their prize from June’s Sale-A-Bration. Follow the store on Facebook and Instagram for your next chance to win!

Parksville furniture store’s June Sale-A-Bration gives $2000 to lucky winner!

Local store loves giving back, and there are more giveaways on the way

  • Jul 18, 2022
M&N Mattress and Sofa Gallery owner Mark Nagra (left) presents Mike and Debbie Eisworth of Nanoose Bay with their prize from June’s Sale-A-Bration. Follow the store on Facebook and Instagram for your next chance to win!
The Ears to You team.

Special hearing-test event comes to Broadmead Care with Island’s mobile hearing clinic

Vancouver Island’s Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic is partnering with Broadmead…

  • Jul 18, 2022
The Ears to You team.
a small destination like Ucluelet fills up quickly, so if you really want to make the most of summer, aim to be less spontaneous: please plan ahead if you want to experience the most Ucluelet has to offer

Love Ucluelet like a local

Ucluelet has always had a chill vibe everyone loves, and the stunning…

  • Jul 11, 2022
a small destination like Ucluelet fills up quickly, so if you really want to make the most of summer, aim to be less spontaneous: please plan ahead if you want to experience the most Ucluelet has to offer
Timeworks Doula Care, offers a wide range of services including advanced care planning, advocacy and companioning, life review and legacy projects. Learn more at timeworksdoulacare.ca

Talking about death won’t kill you!

Why Qualicum Beach’s Fiona Holoboff turned towards tragedy and started offering end of life care

  • Jun 27, 2022
Timeworks Doula Care, offers a wide range of services including advanced care planning, advocacy and companioning, life review and legacy projects. Learn more at timeworksdoulacare.ca
The giving goes both ways! One M&N Mattress and Sofa Gallery customer was so pleased with the customer service at the store that they brought thank-you gifts for the staff.

And the winners are… mattress giveaway brings rest to those in need

More mattress giveaways coming soon, with a twist!

  • Jun 20, 2022
The giving goes both ways! One M&N Mattress and Sofa Gallery customer was so pleased with the customer service at the store that they brought thank-you gifts for the staff.
The Ears to You team brings state-of-the-art hearing technology right to your door.

Island mobile hearing clinic offers new tech: Not your grandma’s hearing aids!

Being active is part of life on the west coast — there’s…

  • Jun 13, 2022
The Ears to You team brings state-of-the-art hearing technology right to your door.
Many of our favourite wood furnishings are crafted right here in southern British Columbia, notes Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture.

Bringing B.C. woodcrafters to Central Island homes

June celebration of local furniture manufacturers brings big savings

  • Jun 13, 2022
Many of our favourite wood furnishings are crafted right here in southern British Columbia, notes Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture.
Jim Grant has worked with Raymond James in Qualicum Beach and Parksville since 2006. His credentials include Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM).

Grant Investments: Offering Practical Market Advice

In case you haven’t heard, the markets are down this year, to…

  • Jun 6, 2022
Jim Grant has worked with Raymond James in Qualicum Beach and Parksville since 2006. His credentials include Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM).
Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria returns to the streets of Greater Victoria Saturday, Aug. 20 – a celebration of cycling and Southern Vancouver Island for locals and visitors alike.  Jennifer Letham Photography.

Calling all cyclists: Your Tour de Victoria begins here!

Register today for Ryder Hesjedal’s mass cycling event, Aug. 20

  • Jun 6, 2022
Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria returns to the streets of Greater Victoria Saturday, Aug. 20 – a celebration of cycling and Southern Vancouver Island for locals and visitors alike.  Jennifer Letham Photography.
Photo credit: Kamloops Immigrant Services

Get Moving with Your Community this June

Download the ParticipACTION app, track your activity + help your community compete to win $100K!

  • May 30, 2022
Photo credit: Kamloops Immigrant Services