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An illustration was given to the Parksville’s Church of the Ascension by a person, in appreciation for allowing use of its shower facility. (Mike Favero/Submitted photo)

Parksville church makes showers available to the homeless

Pastor receives special illustration from one appreciative person

 

Tigh-Na-Mara general manager Paul Drummond, left, and SOS executive director Susanna Newton right are prepared for a reinvented Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive in 2020. COVID-19 will not spoil the community’s annual day of giving and help for local families through the SOS Caring for Community at Christmas program. (Peter McCully photo)

Reinventing Parksville Qualicum Beach’s popular Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive

COVID-19 restrictions won’t spoil community’s annual morning of giving

 

Greg Duerksen and his family. (gofundme photo)

Firefighter prepares for stem cell transplant

Friends rally to help raise funds for Duerksen family

 

Parksville Volunteer Fire Department firefighters will be at yet-to-be-announced locations on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to collect cash donations. (File photo)
Parksville Volunteer Fire Department firefighters will be at yet-to-be-announced locations on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to collect cash donations. (File photo)

WE Charity controversy prompts examination of group’s overseas footprint

WE said allocations from its international program ‘are deployed in several ways, often directly from Canada’

‘Rockin Grandmas’ raise more than $2,300 for Qualicum Beach hungry

Artistic grandmothers painted rocks to raise money for Salvation Army food bank

COVID-19: SOS restarts programs, asks for feedback

‘Take Stock’ survey open until Aug. 31

100+ Women Who Care Oceanside make big $25.8K donation

Society of Organized Services receives group’s quarterly donation to a local charity

Parksville runner joins daughter in distance run for charity

Watson happy to raise funds for Haven Society, food bank

WE Charity registers as lobbyist, lays off staff, looking to sell real estate

WE Charity said its financial position has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair

The WE charity controversy has dogged the government since late June

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision, lawyers now vetting docs

Committee members are hoping the documents will shed light on the WE discussions

Ballenas students help keep essential community services going

Club donates $1,000 to SOS Grateful Hearts campaign

Students ask Liberals to scrap grant program as Morneau to testify on WE deal

CFS is asking the Liberals to put all money budgeted for the program into an emergency benefit

Commons finance committee to begin probing WE Charity’s volunteering contract

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has admitted he should have recused himself from the decision

Conservatives say police should be called into investigate WE charity scandal

Trudeau is already under investigation by the ethics commissioner for potential conflict of interest

Ethics watchdog to examine Trudeau over WE Charity contract, since reversed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says public servants will administer the pandemic-related grants instead

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists