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

City of Parksville to create special ecological reserve zone on Despard Avenue

Council unanimously approved resolution to ensure the area is protected

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
A map, as presented by District Developments Corp. during the July 19, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, on where the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, is located in relation to city limits. (Submitted photo)
A map, as presented by District Developments Corp. during the July 19, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, on where the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, is located in relation to city limits. (Submitted photo)
The sidewalk and play equipment upgrades planned for the Lions Ventureland Playground in the Parksville Community Park. Ground preparation will start in October and new play equipment installation is scheduled for November, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Lions Ventureland Playground upgrades currently underway in Parksville

Ground preparation starts in October, play equipment installation set for November

The sidewalk and play equipment upgrades planned for the Lions Ventureland Playground in the Parksville Community Park. Ground preparation will start in October and new play equipment installation is scheduled for November, 2021. (Submitted photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach gets $296K for toolkit to improve development review process

Town to collaborate with Vancouver Island University and other B.C. municipalities

(PQB News file photo)
(PQB NEWS file photo)

RDN receives $457K in funding to improve development application processing

Project to start in November, with completion slated for 2023

(PQB NEWS file photo)
A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)

$89.6-million engineering, computer science expansion coming at University of Victoria

Two new facilities on campus will create room for 500 more students

A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)
243 Corfield St., as depicted in a release by the city. (Submitted photo)

Parksville to hold public hearing on bylaw amendment for 243 Corfield St. property

Amendment would change zoning from medium density residential to comprehensive development

243 Corfield St., as depicted in a release by the city. (Submitted photo)
The site of a proposed 16-parcel subdivision in Qualicum Beach. (PQB file photo)
The site of a proposed 16-parcel subdivision in Qualicum Beach. (PQB file photo)
A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council pauses development on planned aquatic and recreation centre

‘Potential valuable ecological communities’ identified at the site

A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)
A six-cottage development is being proposed on a property on 545 Nenzel Rd. in Qualicum Beach. (Skookum Design Illustration)
A six-cottage development is being proposed on a property on 545 Nenzel Rd. in Qualicum Beach. (Skookum Design Illustration)
The previous and current proposal for the affordable housing development on Railway Street and Village Way. (DYS Illustration)
The previous and current proposal for the affordable housing development on Railway Street and Village Way. (DYS Illustration)
Qualicum Beach town planner Luke Sales, left, Coun. Teunis Westbroek and developer Paul Jahn discussed a College Road development during a walk on the property, May 12. (Michael Briones photo)
Qualicum Beach town planner Luke Sales, left, Coun. Teunis Westbroek and developer Paul Jahn discussed a College Road development during a walk on the property, May 12. (Michael Briones photo)
A map showing where the new developments for affordable housing will be located on Moilliet Street in Parksville. (submitted photo)
A map showing where the new developments for affordable housing will be located on Moilliet Street in Parksville. (submitted photo)
The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)

Top developments north of the Malahat honoured by Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Nanaimo’s Village on Third takes top honour at VIREB Commercial Building Awards

The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)
Map of the proposed Pheasant Glen development. (Town of Qualicum Beach Map)

Qualicum Beach residents express views on Pheasant Glen development

Council urged to seek more public input on OCP amendment

Map of the proposed Pheasant Glen development. (Town of Qualicum Beach Map)
The former St. Andrews Waterfront Park cost the Town of Qualicum Beach $3.4 million. (PQB News file photo)

Town of Qualicum Beach sells pair of properties for a combined $1.086M

Move helps offset cost of former St. Andrews Waterfront Park property

The former St. Andrews Waterfront Park cost the Town of Qualicum Beach $3.4 million. (PQB News file photo)
A rendering of a proposed resort cottage at Pheasant Glen. (Submitted photo)
A rendering of a proposed resort cottage at Pheasant Glen. (Submitted photo)