Parksville

Cheryl Dill visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Talking jobs, tourism and business with Cheryl Dill in Parksville

Podcast: COVID-19 has far-reaching impacts on Vancouver Island

 

The Regional District of Nanaimo plans to make its operations efficient and carbon neutral. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo works to become carbon neutral by 2032

Plan developed to achieve goal of becoming regional leader in climate change

 

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PQB crime report: Vandals strike in Parksville, prowler lurks in Nanoose Bay

Oceanside RCMP receive 276 complaints in one-week period

 

Ed Fergusson competes in the clean and jerk event at the virtual 2021 BC Masters Weightlifting Championships. (Submitted photo)
Ed Fergusson competes in the clean and jerk event at the virtual 2021 BC Masters Weightlifting Championships. (Submitted photo)
A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)

B.C. Traffic Services reminds drivers to share the road with motorcyclists

36 riders are killed in 2,400 crashes involving motorcycles on B.C. roads every year

A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)
The intersection of Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street, where a child was struck and injured in November 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)

High-traffic Parksville intersection to get temporary 4-way stop

City staff to monitor effectiveness of traffic-calming measure at Despard and Moilliet

The intersection of Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street, where a child was struck and injured in November 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
A Parksville Fire Department’s firefighter hoses down the facade of a Parksville Heritage Centre building after it caught fire on Friday afternoon (April 16). (Michael Briones photo)

Fire crews, roofers work to douse building fire in Parksville

Damage was minimal and workers escaped injury

A Parksville Fire Department’s firefighter hoses down the facade of a Parksville Heritage Centre building after it caught fire on Friday afternoon (April 16). (Michael Briones photo)
Cast and crew of the Hallmark Channel series ‘Chesapeake Shores’ as they film at Parksville beach on April 15, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Fifth season of ‘Chesapeake Shores’ looks to showcase Parksville Qualicum Beach region

Executive producer: ‘We’re really excited for the fans to experience the fifth season’

Cast and crew of the Hallmark Channel series ‘Chesapeake Shores’ as they film at Parksville beach on April 15, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Eden Robinson behind the scenes while filming ‘Monkey Beach’ in September 2020. (VIFF Media)
Eden Robinson behind the scenes while filming ‘Monkey Beach’ in September 2020. (VIFF Media)
Crews bring down unhealthy trees on Parksville’s Memorial Avenue. (Cassie Long Photo)

City of Parksville crews bring down unhealthy trees on Memorial Avenue

Elms posed eventual risk to pedestrians and motorists

Crews bring down unhealthy trees on Parksville’s Memorial Avenue. (Cassie Long Photo)
The Parksville Fire Department welcomes new recruits. From left, instructors Lieutenant Paul Roy and Captain Eric Miller, Kirk Wolstenholme, Sean Mikolajewski, Fire Chief Marc Norris, Ethan Marquis, Tonis Tutti, Travis Rathburn, Christina Zanchetta, and Niels Bjornson. (Submitted photo)

Parksville’s fire department welcomes 7 new recruits

Members spent a full year training

The Parksville Fire Department welcomes new recruits. From left, instructors Lieutenant Paul Roy and Captain Eric Miller, Kirk Wolstenholme, Sean Mikolajewski, Fire Chief Marc Norris, Ethan Marquis, Tonis Tutti, Travis Rathburn, Christina Zanchetta, and Niels Bjornson. (Submitted photo)
Parksville Family Ford operations leader Everett Einarson, right, presents a giant $5,300 cheque to Sarah Bramley of the Haven Society. (Submitted photo)

Parksville Family Ford presents $5,300 cheque to Haven Society

Auto dealership annually raises funds for area charities

Parksville Family Ford operations leader Everett Einarson, right, presents a giant $5,300 cheque to Sarah Bramley of the Haven Society. (Submitted photo)
The Seaside Cruizers annual Show ‘N Shine in Qualicum Beach has been cancelled for 2021. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Popular Seaside Cruizers Father’s Day car show cancelled for 2021

Brakes put on annual show due to pandemic restrictions

The Seaside Cruizers annual Show ‘N Shine in Qualicum Beach has been cancelled for 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council agrees to meet with other elected officials in the region

RDN’s Tyler Brown sent letters to Nanaimo, Lantzville, Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The cast from ‘Chesapeake Shores’ pose for a photo in season three, filmed in 2018, of the hit Hallmark series. The cast and crew are now back in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area shooting season five. (Submitted photo)
The cast from ‘Chesapeake Shores’ pose for a photo in season three, filmed in 2018, of the hit Hallmark series. The cast and crew are now back in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area shooting season five. (Submitted photo)
Guy Black, a military historian from Coquitlam, stopped by the Parksville Qualicum Beach News office on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Guy Black, a military historian from Coquitlam, stopped by the Parksville Qualicum Beach News office on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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PQB crime report: Bandits pilfer booze, computers, snow tires, even a hot water heater

Oceanside RCMP receive 269 complaints in one-week period

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The Cross on the Commons race is one of events organized by the Arrowsmith Cycling Club. (PQB News file photo)

More people than ever mountain biking in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Arrowsmith Cycling Club VP promotes healthy, fun activity

The Cross on the Commons race is one of events organized by the Arrowsmith Cycling Club. (PQB News file photo)
The theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week, from April 18 until April 24, highlights the value of one and the power of many. (photo courtesy of volunteer.ca)

Mayor designates April 18 to April 24 as Volunteer Week in Parksville

City thanks volunteers and community organizations for outstanding contributions

The theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week, from April 18 until April 24, highlights the value of one and the power of many. (photo courtesy of volunteer.ca)