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The Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association has developed an early concept for a new motorsports park that includes most of the elements of the current Westshore Speedway, due to close after the 2022 season. (Photo courtesy of VISSA)

Group getting into gear in push to develop replacement Vancouver Island racetrack

Group working in advance of impending closure of Westshore Speedway after 2022 season

The Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association has developed an early concept for a new motorsports park that includes most of the elements of the current Westshore Speedway, due to close after the 2022 season. (Photo courtesy of VISSA)
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RDN: Board aims to deal with slow approval times for building permits

Temporary staff members to be hired to address backlog

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The City of Parksville’s zoning map for the industrial park, showing 1222 Industrial Way as the only zone CD–15 property in the area. (Submitted photo)

Parksville council receives zoning amendment application for industrial park property

Property could potentially be a railing manufacturing plant

The City of Parksville’s zoning map for the industrial park, showing 1222 Industrial Way as the only zone CD–15 property in the area. (Submitted photo)
A depiction of what the proposed three-storey multi-use building along Hirst Avenue in Parksville might look like, as per the report presented to Parksville city council on Dec. 6, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council greenlights 3-storey multi-use complex on Hirst Avenue

Ground floor will be commercial, upper floors will have 8 residential suites

A depiction of what the proposed three-storey multi-use building along Hirst Avenue in Parksville might look like, as per the report presented to Parksville city council on Dec. 6, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum-Parksville Kiwanis Housing Society is building a 56-unit, multi-residential development that will feature an apartment building with 48 rental units and a separate eight townhouses in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Residents raise concerns with height of affordable housing project in Qualicum Beach

Councillor says she has received a number of letters on the issue

Qualicum-Parksville Kiwanis Housing Society is building a 56-unit, multi-residential development that will feature an apartment building with 48 rental units and a separate eight townhouses in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Naked Naturals Whole Foods Ltd. plans to build a commercial and residential development in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Naked Naturals Whole Foods Ltd. plans to build a commercial and residential development in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
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Proposed resort cottage at Pheasant Glen. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach council approves zoning amendment for massive Pheasant Glen project

Project could add $1.5 million per year to the town’s tax revenue

Proposed resort cottage at Pheasant Glen. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville city council reconsiders decision to allow carriage houses in downtown core

Previous proposed bylaw amendment removed from city’s 2021 work plan

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The ‘Let’s Talk Parksville’ logo for www.letstalkparksville.ca. (Submitted photo)
The ‘Let’s Talk Parksville’ logo for www.letstalkparksville.ca. (Submitted photo)
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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)
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Qualicum Beach gets $296K for toolkit to improve development review process

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

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

Project to start in November, with completion slated for 2023

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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)
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