Parksville

At Berwick Parksville you’ll always have friends to keep you company. With meals and housekeeping taken care of, you’ll have more time and energy for the fun things in life! (Photo: Joshua Lawrence Studios Inc)

3 Reasons to move out of the house… and into a vibrant community!

In this retirement community you’ll have more time and energy for the fun stuff

  • Jun 28, 2021
At Berwick Parksville you’ll always have friends to keep you company. With meals and housekeeping taken care of, you’ll have more time and energy for the fun things in life! (Photo: Joshua Lawrence Studios Inc)
Brenden Jamieson signs a letter of commitment to play for the University of Indianapolis. (Submitted photo)

Parksville lacrosse standout Jamieson earns U.S. college scholarship

Young player commits to University of Indianapolis

Brenden Jamieson signs a letter of commitment to play for the University of Indianapolis. (Submitted photo)
Scorching temperatures have resulted in School District 69 (Qualicum) making attendance for students optional on Monday, June 28. (File photo)

Sizzling temperatures make school attendance optional in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Elder: ‘We will be cooling schools as much as possible overnight tonight’

Scorching temperatures have resulted in School District 69 (Qualicum) making attendance for students optional on Monday, June 28. (File photo)
The Words on Wheels bus received $1,000 from the Rotary Club of Parksville AM to be used to refurbish a vehicle. (Submitted photo)

CCCU, Rotary District 5020 double funding for Vancouver Island pandemic aid

Parksville, Qualicum Beach Rotary Clubs receive funds

The Words on Wheels bus received $1,000 from the Rotary Club of Parksville AM to be used to refurbish a vehicle. (Submitted photo)
Parksville junior golfer Gavyn Knight will compete at 2021 B.C. Junior Golf Championships. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach golfers set to tee it up at B.C. junior championships

Approximately 150 competitors to play at Morningstar Golf Club event

Parksville junior golfer Gavyn Knight will compete at 2021 B.C. Junior Golf Championships. (Michael Briones photo)
One of Enda Bardell’s pieces in her upcoming exhibit, ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville. Bardell’s exhibit will run from June 29, 2021, until July 25, 2021. (Submitted photo)
One of Enda Bardell’s pieces in her upcoming exhibit, ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville. Bardell’s exhibit will run from June 29, 2021, until July 25, 2021. (Submitted photo)
School District 69’s (Qualicum) International Student Program staff. Front row, from left: Sandie Wassbauer, Shahnora Mustafayeva and Jenny Atkinson. Back row, from left: Ross Pepper, Ronda Bell and Becky Breitsprecher. (Submitted photo)

Retiring Qualicum school district principal Rhonda Bell receives provincial award

Bell accepts Distinguished Leadership Award through B.C. Council for International Education

School District 69’s (Qualicum) International Student Program staff. Front row, from left: Sandie Wassbauer, Shahnora Mustafayeva and Jenny Atkinson. Back row, from left: Ross Pepper, Ronda Bell and Becky Breitsprecher. (Submitted photo)
A slide from the June 7 Parksville council meeting depicting the proposed signs for MADD’s Report Impaired Drivers Campaign. Margarita Bernard, a volunteer with MADD, requested council install the provided signs within city limits to help raise awareness of the campaign’s initiative. (Submitted photo)
A slide from the June 7 Parksville council meeting depicting the proposed signs for MADD’s Report Impaired Drivers Campaign. Margarita Bernard, a volunteer with MADD, requested council install the provided signs within city limits to help raise awareness of the campaign’s initiative. (Submitted photo)
The Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness will help vulnerable residents stay hydrated during extreme heat with free bottles of water. (Submitted photo)

Parksville groups to provide free bottles of water during extreme heat

Salvation Army, task force on homelessness to help keep people hydrated

The Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness will help vulnerable residents stay hydrated during extreme heat with free bottles of water. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville to seek further public input on proposed aquatic and recreation centre

Public engagement team to spearhead renewed consultation efforts

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

Parksville man handed 9-month jail term for harassing women with explicit calls, messages

Information on victims was obtained through his former job at car dealership

Nanaimo Law Courts. (PQB News file photo)
A slide showing the proposed improvements to the Parksville Community Park volleyball courts. The manager of communications, Deb Tardiff, went before city council on Monday, June 21, 2021, to present what the application to the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative would look like. (Submitted photo)

Parksville could become ‘the beach volleyball hub of Vancouver Island’

City staff members submit grant application to improve community park courts

A slide showing the proposed improvements to the Parksville Community Park volleyball courts. The manager of communications, Deb Tardiff, went before city council on Monday, June 21, 2021, to present what the application to the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative would look like. (Submitted photo)
Cast and crew of the Hallmark Channel series ‘Chesapeake Shores’ as they film at Parksville beach on April 15, 2021. ‘Chesapeake Shores’ will continue to film at Parksville Community Park on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Cast and crew of the Hallmark Channel series ‘Chesapeake Shores’ as they film at Parksville beach on April 15, 2021. ‘Chesapeake Shores’ will continue to film at Parksville Community Park on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Royals pitcher Seth Gurr earned the win against the Mid-Island Pirates on June 16. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville Royals pitcher Seth Gurr earned the win against the Mid-Island Pirates on June 16. (Michael Briones photo)
The Arrowsmith Cycling Club host races at the HammerFest trails, which they now want to become a sanctioned bike course. (PQB News file photo)
The Arrowsmith Cycling Club host races at the HammerFest trails, which they now want to become a sanctioned bike course. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council approves allocation of up to $50K for B.C. Culture Days celebration

Funding dependent upon presentation detailing cultural events

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
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PQB crime report: Night prowler lurks in Qualicum Beach, another vandalizes home in Bowser

Oceanside RCMP deal with 252 complaints in one-week period

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

Parksville 2020 annual report now ready for public feedback

Documents can be viewed online; comments or questions to be submitted before noon on July 5, 2021

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Oceanside Minor Lacrosse Association will honour their many volunteers on June 26. (PQB News file photo)

Oceanside Minor Lacrosse to honour volunteers on June 26

Appreciation event set for Parksville Community Park

The Oceanside Minor Lacrosse Association will honour their many volunteers on June 26. (PQB News file photo)
A Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Parksville for the June 19, 2021 draw is a $3M winner. (Submitted photo)

Winning Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $3M purchased in Parksville

Lottery prize winners have 52 weeks to claim jackpot

A Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Parksville for the June 19, 2021 draw is a $3M winner. (Submitted photo)