ORIOLE AT SCHOONER COVE: Dozens of people turned out to welcome the HMCS Oriole to Schooner Cove on Tuesday in Nanoose Bay. The Oriole is a sailing training vessel and is the longest-serving commissioned ship in the Royal Canadian Navy. She was launched in 1912 and commissioned in 1952 and continues to provide leadership training for junior officers. She normally carries a crew of 20. The Oriole is 102 feet long

HMCS Oriole visits Schooner Cove in Nanoose Bay

She was launched in 1912 and commissioned in 1952 and continues to provide leadership training for junior officers

  • Apr. 3, 2014 2:00 p.m.

ORIOLE AT SCHOONER COVE: Dozens of people turned out to welcome the HMCS Oriole to Schooner Cove on Tuesday in Nanoose Bay. The Oriole is a sailing training vessel and is the longest-serving commissioned ship in the Royal Canadian Navy. She was launched in 1912 and commissioned in 1952 and continues to provide leadership training for junior officers. She normally carries a crew of 20. The Oriole is 102 feet long, as is its mainmast’s height. For more photos of the Oriole’s visit to Schooner Cove, see page A5 and visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pqbnews.

Just Posted

Parksville Qualicum Beach drivers spotted speeding, missing stop signs and talking on cellphones

Intersection of Marks Avenue and Highway 4A in Parksville is big for scofflaws

Sand sculpture winners announced at Parksville Beach Festival

Works from international competitors on display until Aug. 18

Coombs resident wants better transit service to area

Pilcher said it would especially help people with physical challenges

Parksville security camera rebate program raises concerns for privacy advocates

‘Everyone has the right to their own privacy within their own home and their own area’

RDN aims to improve Ravensong Aquatic Centre solar heating system

Grant sought for the $100,000 infrastructure project

‘Bad choices make good stories’: Margaret Trudeau brings her show to Just for Laughs

Trudeau says over the decades she has been suicidal, manic, depressed

Health Canada revokes licences of B.C.-based pot producer Agrima Botanicals

The agency said it notified the company of a suspension in November due to non-compliance with regulations

Deals, protests during Amazon Prime Day

The Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth says it is offering more than a million deals

Canadian national softball team wins second straight Canada Cup

Team Canada defeats Texas-based Scrapyard International in gold-medal game Sunday in Surrey

June sees drop in home sales, prices for real estate across B.C.: report

Sales dropped by 11.8%, while prices fell by 4%

Video captures driver narrowly avoiding hitting Granfondo cyclists in Okanagan

“I’m just glad that everything aligned enough and no one got hurt,” said Shaun Siebert

Most Read