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Residents of Berwick Parksville try the slide at the Malahat Skywalk, and enjoy a nature walk in Nanoose Bay. To discover more about this all-inclusive, stress-free community, visit berwickparksville.com.

The thrills — and spills — of senior living done right

Residents are making a splash with their first summer at Berwick Parksville

  • Aug 29, 2022
From Aug. 31 to Sept. 27, Parry Gallagher and the Coombs Junction Furniture team hosts its Super Sealy Savings Sale, offering the lowest prices of the year on Sealy mattresses.

A great night’s sleep begins here!

Too hard, too soft, too hot…if your mattress isn’t ‘just right,’ THIS is the time to make the change

  • Aug 29, 2022
Fiona Holoboff from Timeworks Doula Care is planning a series of workshops, seminars and casual gatherings to help people in Parksville and Qualicum Beach start the conversation around death and dying.

Qualicum Beach End of Life Doula plans casual gatherings for frank conversation

Very few of us understand it, but we all experience it. Let’s shine a light on death.

  • Aug 22, 2022
The Ears to You team.

Setting the pace: Island mobile hearing clinic leaves inflation behind

Keeping costs down is on everyone’s minds right now — especially with…

  • Aug 15, 2022
The Ears to You team.
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
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!
While the overall percentage of COVID patients who experienced ear-related issues is unknown, research suggests the virus can infect the inner ear and cause hearing and balance issues.

Case Study: SARS-CoV-2 Virus Infecting the Inner Ear

A recent study from MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear explored Covid-19…

  • Aug 8, 2022
While the overall percentage of COVID patients who experienced ear-related issues is unknown, research suggests the virus can infect the inner ear and cause hearing and balance issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.