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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
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
The Ears to You van can get to your door to provide you with the best in state-of-the-art hearing technology.

From north to south and east to west, mobile hearing clinic has the Island covered!

No matter who you are, one thing we can all agree on…

  • May 16, 2022
The Ears to You van can get to your door to provide you with the best in state-of-the-art hearing technology.
Every December, Mark Nagra dresses up like Santa and delivers free mattresses to deserving folks in the Oceanside area. This year he's celebrating Christmas in May, bringing back the mattress giveaway!

Christmas comes early, bringing sweet dreams to deserving District 69 residents

Parksville business giving away an Ironman Pure Energy Mattress plus two more,…

  • May 16, 2022
Every December, Mark Nagra dresses up like Santa and delivers free mattresses to deserving folks in the Oceanside area. This year he's celebrating Christmas in May, bringing back the mattress giveaway!
Individual differences, and different environments, affect how we experience hearing challenges.

Channelling the power of AI to improve hearing

Technology has come a long way to help those with hearing loss hear better

  • May 9, 2022
Individual differences, and different environments, affect how we experience hearing challenges.
Whether you’re adding the finishing touches or creating an entire outdoor living space from scratch, the team at Coombs Junction Furniture and Mattress, with B.C.’s Ratana, will have you sitting pretty in no time.

Summer is almost here: Get your outdoor space ready!

From comfy seating to sun protection, the right furnishings and accessories make all the difference

  • May 9, 2022
Whether you’re adding the finishing touches or creating an entire outdoor living space from scratch, the team at Coombs Junction Furniture and Mattress, with B.C.’s Ratana, will have you sitting pretty in no time.
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: The Importance of Yield

To understand the importance of yield, we must first understand what it…

  • May 2, 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).
Staff at Foundry Vancouver-Granville, operated by Providence Health Care. One of many Foundry centre across BC that provide integrated health services to young people like Aslam and Lee. Jeff Topham photo.

Foundry supports youth in living a good life

Free and confidential health and wellness supports for BC youth ages 12 to 24 – online and in-person

  • May 2, 2022
Staff at Foundry Vancouver-Granville, operated by Providence Health Care. One of many Foundry centre across BC that provide integrated health services to young people like Aslam and Lee. Jeff Topham photo.
Mark Nagra, owner of M&N Mattress and Sofa. The store recently hired Price Masonry to install gorgeous grey stone to the exterior. Other improvements are coming later this summer — part of the store’s investment in their community.

For the love of Parksville! Downtown business invests in exterior facelift

‘We wanted to do our part in improving Parksville’s downtown’

  • Apr 18, 2022
Mark Nagra, owner of M&N Mattress and Sofa. The store recently hired Price Masonry to install gorgeous grey stone to the exterior. Other improvements are coming later this summer — part of the store’s investment in their community.
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.

Island Mobile hearing clinic springs into action with sound advice!

When spring rolls around and we finally say goodbye to the dark…

  • Apr 18, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.
Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture, is supporting the Parksville and Qualicum Legions this month.

Sleep well + give back to Parksville, Qualicum Veterans

Month-long campaign raises funds for local Legions

  • Apr 11, 2022
Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture, is supporting the Parksville and Qualicum Legions this month.
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).

Investing During Inflation

Investing during inflationary times is a hot topic. Especially in a community…

  • Apr 4, 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).
Visit the award-winning, expert staff at M&N Mattress and Sofa at 291 East Island Hwy, or get inspired at parksvillemattress.com or mnsofa.ca.

Local mattress and sofa business among top finalists at two March awards

If you need a new mattress or sofa, you can shop at…

  • Mar 28, 2022
Visit the award-winning, expert staff at M&N Mattress and Sofa at 291 East Island Hwy, or get inspired at parksvillemattress.com or mnsofa.ca.
Coastal Black Tulip Fest owners Dan and Justine Ludwig had a dream of recreating, at least in part, fields of the infamous tulips in Keukenhof. They planted 200,000 tulip bulbs last fall.

Coastal Black celebrates first annual tulip festival

Tulips symbolize perfect love, rebirth, and charity. Their simple yet striking colours…

  • Mar 28, 2022
Coastal Black Tulip Fest owners Dan and Justine Ludwig had a dream of recreating, at least in part, fields of the infamous tulips in Keukenhof. They planted 200,000 tulip bulbs last fall.
‘If your mattress is past its prime, it’s likely not providing the support you need,’ says Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture. And that could be affecting your sleep!

Essential steps for a good night’s sleep (and why your mattress matters!)

How important is a good night’s sleep to you? For many, it’s…

  • Mar 21, 2022
‘If your mattress is past its prime, it’s likely not providing the support you need,’ says Parry Gallagher, owner of Coombs Junction Furniture. And that could be affecting your sleep!
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.

Island mobile-hearing clinic has a Van-do attitude and a cure for pain at the pumps

While the old adage, “what goes up must come down,” applies in…

  • Mar 14, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.
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).

Discovering solutions to cross-border investment challenges

If you are a US citizen or have worked in the US…

  • Mar 7, 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).
Christine recently put down a deposit on a suite at Berwick Parksville. She's excited to move in later this year!

Christine had no plans to move into a retirement community, and now she can’t wait!

After two years of isolation, moving will bring friendship, activity, delicious meals and more

  • Mar 7, 2022
Christine recently put down a deposit on a suite at Berwick Parksville. She's excited to move in later this year!
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.

Island mobile hearing clinic goes the extra mile — and comes right to you!

Just take a second to listen — the world around you is…

  • Feb 21, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.