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Jody and Cindy, from Parksville Pharmasave, use urban walking poles during their walk, Learn more with the pharmacy's Health Hive initiative.

Take this month’s Health Hive Challenge to heart!

Pharmasave Parksville’s free Natural Health challenge is open for registration!

  • Feb 22, 2021
Berwick Parksville is taking shape! The seniors residence expects to welcome its first residents in spring 2022.

A sneak peek at Parksville’s spectacular new seniors residence

From pickleball courts to the rooftop patio and lounge, the newest Berwick is distinctly Parksville

  • Feb 15, 2021
The 2021 Brant Wildlife Festival marks 31 years of raising awareness of our natural landscapes and the species that rely on them. Fern Fennell photo

Brant Wildlife Festival wings its way to local beaches, marshes, backyards + beyond

While the distinctive black-and-white Brant geese are the “poster birds” of the…

  • Feb 15, 2021
The 2021 Brant Wildlife Festival marks 31 years of raising awareness of our natural landscapes and the species that rely on them. Fern Fennell photo
Throughout February, Coombs Junction Furniture owner Parry Gallagher is thanking customers with the Free Love Sale: purchase any regular-priced sofa and get a matching loveseat or chair for free!

It’s time to show ‘local’ a little love!

These days, couldn’t we all use a little love? The team at…

  • Feb 1, 2021
Throughout February, Coombs Junction Furniture owner Parry Gallagher is thanking customers with the Free Love Sale: purchase any regular-priced sofa and get a matching loveseat or chair for free!
Kevin Newton is the newest employee at M&N Mattress & Sofa.

Say hello to a local store’s newest team member

Latest addition to M+N Mattress team helps them continue their award-winning work

  • Jan 25, 2021
Kevin Newton is the newest employee at M&N Mattress & Sofa.
George Olson with his copy of 'Our Wild & Precious Lives: Collective Wisdom and Wit from the Heart of Berwick Qualicum Beach.' Books cost $25, and 100 per cent of the proceeds go to the Society of Organized Services (SOS).

Qualicum Beach seniors pen stories of resilience

Wit and wisdom, poetry and prose, with $25 from each sale going to SOS

  • Jan 25, 2021
George Olson with his copy of 'Our Wild & Precious Lives: Collective Wisdom and Wit from the Heart of Berwick Qualicum Beach.' Books cost $25, and 100 per cent of the proceeds go to the Society of Organized Services (SOS).
The Gardens at Qualicum Beach

Finding ‘home’ in a senior living community to love both today and tomorrow

For many seniors, the opportunity to age in place – with friends,…

  • Jan 18, 2021
The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
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
Natural Health Consultant, Cindy Walker and the Santevia mineralizing water bottle!
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
Supporting BC and Canadian furniture manufacturers is at the heart of the business for Coombs Junction Furniture owner Parry Gallagher.
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
The Gardens at Qualicum Beach present The Oceanside Hospice with a $5,000 donation!
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!
Gleam Guard

8 reasons homeowners love this go-to cabinet refinishing solution

Cabinets, millwork and wood furnishings look like new again

  • Nov 30, 2020
Gleam Guard
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!