Parksville

The Parksville Community Centre building. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Community Centre building. (PQB News file photo)
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Parksville Qualicum Beach crime report: Crooks continue to target unlocked vehicles

Cash, credit cards, a hunting knife and more stolen

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Craig Reid celebrated his retirement outside Parksville city hall on Thursday, Jan. 28. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Craig Reid celebrated his retirement outside Parksville city hall on Thursday, Jan. 28. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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Oceanside RCMP report prolific offender jailed for 45 days in wake of crime spree

24-year-old man also placed on probation for one year

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The Rod & Gun bar and grill, located at 163 Alberni Highway in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville’s iconic Rod & Gun bar and grill open again following damage from fire

Owner says ‘support has been unbelievable and I just can’t thank the community enough’

The Rod & Gun bar and grill, located at 163 Alberni Highway in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Ballenas Secondary in Parksville. (Google Maps)

COVID-19: Case confirmed at Ballenas Secondary School in Parksville

Dates of exposure listed as Friday, Jan. 22 and morning of Monday, Jan. 25

Ballenas Secondary in Parksville. (Google Maps)
Nanoose Bay author and poet Susan Pederson holds her book, ‘How Many Times Can You Say Goodbye?’, which is encompasses undelivered notes written to her best friend who was dying of cancer at the time. (PQB News file photo)

Nanoose Bay poet discusses hope in latest dance video

Pederson: ‘We all have something that we can do that will keep us going’

Nanoose Bay author and poet Susan Pederson holds her book, ‘How Many Times Can You Say Goodbye?’, which is encompasses undelivered notes written to her best friend who was dying of cancer at the time. (PQB News file photo)
Shown is Quality Foods at 319 Island Highway in Parksville. The Island-based grocery chain announced on Jan. 25 it made a $2-per-hour pay premium, implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, permanent. (Mandy Moraes photo)

COVID-19: Quality Foods makes $2-per-hour employee pay premium permanent

Island-based grocery chain had extended increase twice in 2020

Shown is Quality Foods at 319 Island Highway in Parksville. The Island-based grocery chain announced on Jan. 25 it made a $2-per-hour pay premium, implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, permanent. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Parksville Community Centre, 132 Jensen Ave East, is missing several key pieces of kitchen equipment, which prevents PASS/Woodwinds students from proceeding with their cooking class. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Parksville Community Centre, 132 Jensen Ave East, is missing several key pieces of kitchen equipment, which prevents PASS/Woodwinds students from proceeding with their cooking class. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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The Parksville Community Centre closed its doors to the public on Dec. 31, 2020, as a community centre. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Parksville Community Centre closed its doors to the public on Dec. 31, 2020, as a community centre. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Until March 8, Small Business BC encourages the public to support and nominate their favourite small business in B.C. (submitted photo)

Small Business BC Awards now open for public nominations

New award this year to recognize outstanding individuals

Until March 8, Small Business BC encourages the public to support and nominate their favourite small business in B.C. (submitted photo)
Parksville city hall sign. (file photo)

City of Parksville offers details on how leases to non-profit groups work

Officials indicate ‘erroneous information’ being circulated via social media

Parksville city hall sign. (file photo)
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Case of COVID-19 confirmed in School District 69 (Qualicum)

Individual was at PASS/Woodwinds, with a last date of attendance of Jan. 22

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Dave Graham, middle, receives the Paul Harris Award of the Rotary Club of Parksville AM from president Bashir El-Khalafawi and Foundation chair Lynne Pearson. (Michael Briones photo)
Dave Graham, middle, receives the Paul Harris Award of the Rotary Club of Parksville AM from president Bashir El-Khalafawi and Foundation chair Lynne Pearson. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce will hold a webinar on Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. about available federal grants and subsidies for businesses. (File photo)

Parksville chamber to host webinar on available grants and subsidies

CRA liaison to go through various programs

Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce will hold a webinar on Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. about available federal grants and subsidies for businesses. (File photo)
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LETTER: Residents provide some Christmas magic

2020 was a very challenging year, but one thing that remained steadfast…

  • Jan 24, 2021
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OPINION: Parksville Qualicum Beach community shows its resilience

Remarkable spirit shown amid COVID-19 pandemic

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