Podcast

Jennifer Bate, executive director of the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A discussion with MAC executive director Jennifer Bate

Podcast: Talk includes upcoming exhibitions and events at McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville

 

Parksville Mayor Doug O’Brien. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST: Parksville Mayor Doug O’Brien looks ahead to council priorities in 2023

PQBeat: Discussion includes housing, development, pickleball and more

 

Regional District of Nanaimo board chair Vanessa Craig. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST: A look ahead to 2023 with Vanessa Craig, board chair for the RDN

PQBeat: Talk includes importance of working with neighbouring municipal governments

 

School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent Peter Jory visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: A look ahead to 2023 with Peter Jory, superintendent for School District 69 (Qualicum)

PQBeat: Discussion includes resiliency of students, COVID and more

School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent Peter Jory visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Randy and Kim Longmuir visit the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Legendary Longmuirs retire after lengthy athletics coaching career

PQBeat: Coaches helped numerous Vancouver Island athletes

Randy and Kim Longmuir visit the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Alycia Butterworth, right, and her training partner Regan Yee. (Mark Janzen photo)

PODCAST: Parksville’s Alycia Butterworth discusses her Olympic experience

PQBeat: Steeplechase runner now has eyes on Paris Games in 2024

Alycia Butterworth, right, and her training partner Regan Yee. (Mark Janzen photo)
Oceanside Generals general manager Rick Hannibal visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Talking hockey with Oceanside Generals general manager Rick Hannibal

PQBeat: Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League side preps for 2022-23 season

Oceanside Generals general manager Rick Hannibal visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Victor Kraatz. (Submitted photo)
Victor Kraatz. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer. (Submitted photo)
Qualicum Beach Coun. Robert Filmer. (Submitted photo)
Netanja Waddell visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Netanja Waddell of the Qualicum Beach museum takes a look back

PQBeat: Museum has undergone variety of positive changes

Netanja Waddell visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Brandon Nicoll visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Baseball standout Brandon Nicolls of Coombs discusses college career

PQBeat: Young player had strong season with Southern Arkansas

Brandon Nicoll visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Jennifer Bate visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s MAC set for a rockin’ summer

PQBeat: Big season planned at arts centre; band ready to ‘Rock the Park’

Jennifer Bate visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma. (Michael Briones photo)

PODCAST: Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma discusses kidney transplant

PQBeat: Donor was Qualicum Beach Coun. Scott Harrison

Qualicum First Nation Chief Michael Recalma. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Travis De Coene visits the PQB News/Vancouver Island Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Talking policing with Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Travis De Coene

PQBeat: New top cop knew he wanted to be an officer from an early age

Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Travis De Coene visits the PQB News/Vancouver Island Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Joanne Sales visits the PQB News/Vancouver Island Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Joanne Sales discusses efforts to bust broom on Vancouver Island

PQBeat: Group’s many volunteers battle invasive plant

Joanne Sales visits the PQB News/Vancouver Island Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Cheryl Dill and Lloyd Derry visit the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Parksville Beach Festival Society set for busy summer of 2022

PQBeat: Cheryl Dill, Lloyd Derry discuss big plans

Cheryl Dill and Lloyd Derry visit the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Karen Love, executive director for BGC Central Vancouver Island, visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Karen Love of BGCCVI discusses child care progams in Parksville

PQBeat: Facility renovations expected to be complete in June

Karen Love, executive director for BGC Central Vancouver Island, visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue search manager Nick Rivers, left, and Maureen LaFleche, a hiker who was rescued after a harrowing fall in May of 2021. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Parksville hiker recalls ‘life-saving’ rescue by Arrowsmith SAR crews

PQBeat: LaFleche recovering well after sustaining serious injuries in fall

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue search manager Nick Rivers, left, and Maureen LaFleche, a hiker who was rescued after a harrowing fall in May of 2021. (Peter McCully photo)
Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon. (Submitted photo).

PODCAST: Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon discusses the role of the VIJHL

PQBeat: Discussion includes what makes a good coach, today’s players and more

Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon. (Submitted photo).
Kymon and Oura Giakoumakis visit the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: PQB restaurateurs Oura and Kymon Giakoumakis expect big summer for industry

PQBeat: Discussion includes lessons learned from the pandemic, family life and more

Kymon and Oura Giakoumakis visit the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
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