FAST TIMES AT CANADA DAY PARADE: Fast Time Grand Prix brought the need for speed to the annual Canada Day parade in Parksville yesterday. The group of drivers performed formations throughout the event

Thousands enjoy Canada Day celebrations in Parksville

For more photos from the parade, see our photo page on A25 today and visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

People lined the streets of Parksville in the thousands yesterday to watch the city’s Canada Day Parade.

Local businesses, organizations and groups took part in the event, which made its way along the Island Highway and up Craig Street to the Parksville Community and Conference Centre. The celebrations, organized by the Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce, then moved down to Community Park where there were vendors, all-day musical entertainment and fireworks sponsored by Thrifty Foods. For more photos from the parade, visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

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