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The intersection of Industrial Way and Tuan Road in Parksville, where the City of Parksville will investigate brownfield restoration at 1040 and 1060 Industrial Way in 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)

City of Parksville to investigate possible contamination at site in industrial park

$100K allocated to 2022 budget to hire consultants to investigate property

 

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville awards $1.28M outdoor theatre contract to Nanaimo company

Project also includes servicing site with water, storm and sanitary infrastructure

 

An artist’s depiction of the plan for the proposed outdoor theatre in Parksville. (Parksville Beach Festival Society illustration)

City of Parksville juggles funds to make up $500K shortfall for outdoor theatre project

Money to be moved from Memorial Avenue renewal project

 

The Great British Columbia ShakeOut logo. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach gets ready for annual ShakeOut drill

Province-wide event set for Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m.

The Great British Columbia ShakeOut logo. (PQB News file photo)
The Mayor of the City of Parksville, Ed Mayne, will welcome residents to have ‘coffee with the mayor,’ starting Oct. 27, 2021. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville residents invited to join Ed Mayne for ‘Coffee with the Mayor’ sessions

Sessions return to in-person gatherings beginning Oct. 27

The Mayor of the City of Parksville, Ed Mayne, will welcome residents to have ‘coffee with the mayor,’ starting Oct. 27, 2021. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. The City of Parksville will recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, 2021. City flags will be flown and half mast and city offices will be closed. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30

City flags to be flown at half-mast, Parksville Civic and Technology Centre offices closed

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. The City of Parksville will recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, 2021. City flags will be flown and half mast and city offices will be closed. (PQB News file photo)
Nanaimo city council has passed three readings of an updated property maintenance and standards bylaw to tackle graffiti. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo city council has passed an updated property maintenance and standards bylaw to tackle graffiti with penalties that target perpetrators and victim property owners. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo city council has passed three readings of an updated property maintenance and standards bylaw to tackle graffiti. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo city council has passed an updated property maintenance and standards bylaw to tackle graffiti with penalties that target perpetrators and victim property owners. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre. Offices will re-open to the general public on June 21. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville’s city hall offices to open again on June 21

Offices will resume pre-COVID hours of operation

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre. Offices will re-open to the general public on June 21. (PQB News file photo)
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COVID-19: Parksville doles out $130K to successful applicants for one-time relief grant

Non-profit groups will receive funding for COVID related expenses incurred since March 2020

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Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville provides details on proposed aquatic and recreation centre project

Official: ‘These facts will address the inaccuracies presented on social media’

Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. Chesapeake Shores film crew will be on location from May 17 until May 19, 2021. (PQB News file photo)

‘Chesapeake Shores’ to film at Parksville Civic and Technology Centre starting May 17

Public parking limited on Jensen Avenue and Craig Street during filming

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. Chesapeake Shores film crew will be on location from May 17 until May 19, 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Nanaimo city council has asked for a staff report on options around a ban on conversion therapy in the City of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo looking at banning conversion therapy

Council votes unanimously to ask for staff report on options

Nanaimo city council has asked for a staff report on options around a ban on conversion therapy in the City of Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has asked Nanaimo city council to consider a commercial property tax freeze to help offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19. (News Bulletin file photo)

COVID-19: Nanaimo considers one-year commercial property tax freeze

Report based on chamber of commerce proposal to ease pandemic stress on business community

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has asked Nanaimo city council to consider a commercial property tax freeze to help offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19. (News Bulletin file photo)
Workers delivered the first wooden cabins last month to replace the tents at a tent site for people experiencing homelessness in the Cowichan Valley. (Black Press file photo)

City of Nanaimo looking at setting up tiny cabins for people experiencing homelessness

Council asks for staff report after learning about Cowichan’s emergency accommodation program

Workers delivered the first wooden cabins last month to replace the tents at a tent site for people experiencing homelessness in the Cowichan Valley. (Black Press file photo)
Restoration of the shoreline at Arbutus Point, at the end of the sea walk at Parksville’s Community Park, will be completed later by the end of January. City crews will add large rock fill to ensure the anchored erosion protection logs are stabilized. (City of Parksville photo)

Storm damage leaves its mark on Parksville Community Park

Staff members to add rock fill to Arbutus Point protection logs

Restoration of the shoreline at Arbutus Point, at the end of the sea walk at Parksville’s Community Park, will be completed later by the end of January. City crews will add large rock fill to ensure the anchored erosion protection logs are stabilized. (City of Parksville photo)
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City of Parksville seeks advisory design panel member

Applications received until Jan. 21

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The Wesley Street encampment earlier this fall. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Disorder, conflict, violence, frequent overdoses’: Why Nanaimo tent city was dismantled

City of Nanaimo says had fire happened at night, the result would have been multiple fatalities

The Wesley Street encampment earlier this fall. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Parksville Community Centre. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Community Centre. (PQB News file photo)
Shopping carts collected by city staff. (City of Nanaimo images)

City invests in cleanup as 630 shopping carts collected around Nanaimo

City of Nanaimo formalizes $187,000 expenditure on full-time clean-up crew

Shopping carts collected by city staff. (City of Nanaimo images)
The plaque that replaced the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in front of Victoria’s city hall was vandalized within the first day that it was up. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Plaque that replaced Macdonald statue at Victoria city hall vandalized

Less than 24 hours after plaque was installed, an ‘X’ had been scratched through the centre

The plaque that replaced the Sir John A. Macdonald statue in front of Victoria’s city hall was vandalized within the first day that it was up. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS