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Natural Health Consultant, Cindy Walker and the Santevia mineralizing water bottle!

Pharmasave Parksville’s Health Hive Challenge is creating quite the buzz!

Health Hivers – resolve to restore your well-being

  • Jan 18, 2021
Supporting BC and Canadian furniture manufacturers is at the heart of the business for Coombs Junction Furniture owner Parry Gallagher.

Happy New Year! Time for your home to greet 2021 in style

Shopping locally is easier – and more affordable – than ever

  • Jan 4, 2021
The Gardens at Qualicum Beach present The Oceanside Hospice with a $5,000 donation!

Seniors unite to support Oceanside Hospice Society

$5,000 raised locally to support palliative care and counselling

  • Dec 28, 2020
InnovateBC offers business owners COVID-19 recovery programming including digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching, access to local connections and more.

Innovate BC offers boost to those growing their business online

COVID recovery programming includes digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching and more

  • Dec 21, 2020
InnovateBC offers business owners COVID-19 recovery programming including digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching, access to local connections and more.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
As Coombs Junction Furniture & Mattress celebrates 12 years of sharing the best of BC furnishings with customers across the Central Island, Parry Gallagher and the team thank the community for supporting local.

12th anniversary celebration brings savings for every room in the home

Local furniture showroom shares the best of BC

  • Dec 7, 2020
As Coombs Junction Furniture & Mattress celebrates 12 years of sharing the best of BC furnishings with customers across the Central Island, Parry Gallagher and the team thank the community for supporting local.
The knowledgeable staff at M & N Mattress & Sofa have been serving Oceanside and the Vancouver Island community for 20 years!

Could the mattress of your dreams be this close?

Parksville shop offers locally sourced, quality products and service to match!

  • Nov 30, 2020
The knowledgeable staff at M & N Mattress & Sofa have been serving Oceanside and the Vancouver Island community for 20 years!
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.

BC 211 expects calls for support to increase as second wave continues across BC

Helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day

  • Nov 30, 2020
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
Residents of Berwick Qualicum Beach dressed to impress at last year's Downton Abby-themed holiday dinner. This year they've chosen a Charles Dickens theme, complete with figgy pudding!

Figgy pudding and lots of sparkle! Qualicum Beach’s hub of holiday cheer

These seniors will help you celebrate the season in style: lights, gifts, Santa and more!

  • Nov 23, 2020
Residents of Berwick Qualicum Beach dressed to impress at last year's Downton Abby-themed holiday dinner. This year they've chosen a Charles Dickens theme, complete with figgy pudding!
Two men take a break from work to pose for the camera!

Help protect local wetlands: Make a difference for today … and tomorrow!

Volunteers sought for Oceanside Ducks Unlimited stewardship programs

  • Nov 23, 2020
Two men take a break from work to pose for the camera!
Parry Gallagher flies the made-in-BC flag proudly at Coombs Junction Furniture!

Why it pays to buy BC for your wood furnishings

Fall promotion highlights the best of British Columbia woodcrafters

  • Nov 2, 2020
Parry Gallagher flies the made-in-BC flag proudly at Coombs Junction Furniture!
Louise Tyler, owner of Parksville Bottle Depot, has seen a substantial increase in recycling donations, reminding them how generous the community can be during trying times. Lauren Collins photo

Put your returnables to work for local charities!

Parksville Bottle & Recycling channels community contributions to vital local programs

  • Nov 2, 2020
Louise Tyler, owner of Parksville Bottle Depot, has seen a substantial increase in recycling donations, reminding them how generous the community can be during trying times. Lauren Collins photo
Chef Matt Macdonald serves up mouthwatering, nutritious cuisine at Berwick Qualicum Beach, and enjoys connecting with residents for feedback on the menu. (Photo: Joshua Lawrence Studios Inc.)

Bon Appetit and Buen Provecho! A mediterranean cruise in a Qualicum Beach dining room

At this retirement community, residents enjoy a full range of culinary experiences

  • Oct 26, 2020
Chef Matt Macdonald serves up mouthwatering, nutritious cuisine at Berwick Qualicum Beach, and enjoys connecting with residents for feedback on the menu. (Photo: Joshua Lawrence Studios Inc.)
With its customer-first philosophy, the M&N Mattress team has won more BBB-Vancouver Island Torch Awards than any other retailer on the Island.

Parksville mattress + furniture retailer shares the secrets of success

Why is THIS where the Central Island shops? Quality, accountability and customer service.

  • Oct 26, 2020
With its customer-first philosophy, the M&N Mattress team has won more BBB-Vancouver Island Torch Awards than any other retailer on the Island.
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.

High Fives for Health Care spreading gratitude and raising vital funds for B.C. health care

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation campaign spreads much-needed positivity and raises essential funds

  • Oct 19, 2020
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.
Personalize your home with custom cabinet work

Personalize your home with custom cabinet work

Parksville custom cabinet makers work collaboratively to create your dream-home

  • Oct 12, 2020
Personalize your home with custom cabinet work
Give power tools and small appliances a second life – OUT of the landfill

Give power tools and small appliances a second life – OUT of the landfill

Free, easy ElectroRecycle program welcomes 400+ products

  • Oct 12, 2020
Give power tools and small appliances a second life – OUT of the landfill
The Power of Your Will

The Power of Your Will

A gift in your Will shows remarkable foresight for your community

  • Oct 5, 2020
The Power of Your Will