Podcast

Black Press photojournalist Arnold Lim. (Submitted photo)

PQBeat: Black Press photojournalist Arnold Lim covers the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Podcast: Chat includes things to do while quarantining and Lim’s movie ‘All-in Madonna’

 

Thea VanHerwaarden of Comox. (Photo supplied)

PQBeat: Chat with Vancouver Island’s ‘master chef’ Thea VanHerwaarden

Podcast: Talk includes an early introduction to food, time on TV and future plans

 

Bill Flower visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (PQB News file photo)

PQBeat: How Vancouver Island golfers can beat the heat

Podcast: Instructor Bill Flower shares thoughts on pandemic, area courses and more

  • Jul 12, 2021

 

Mike Garland visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Mike Garland visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Blain Sepos, executive director of the Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Catching up with Blain Sepos of the Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association

Podcast: Chat includes COVID-19, tourism’s huge impact on the PQB/Island economy and more

Blain Sepos, executive director of the Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
John Furlong told the Vancouver Board of Trade on Feb. 20, 2020 that he thinks the city could and should bid for the 2030 Winter Games. (CP photo)

PQBeat: John Furlong discusses a ‘provincial’ plan to host the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Podcast: Chat includes potential role for Vancouver Island communities

John Furlong told the Vancouver Board of Trade on Feb. 20, 2020 that he thinks the city could and should bid for the 2030 Winter Games. (CP photo)
Pam Bottomley (executive director), right and Sandy Herle (president) of the Parksville Downtown Business Association visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Downtown Parksville gears up for post-pandemic bounce back

Podcast: Herle, Bottomley chat about what’s ahead for the PDBA

Pam Bottomley (executive director), right and Sandy Herle (president) of the Parksville Downtown Business Association visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Dr. Sandra Allison, medical health officer for Central Vancouver Island. (Submitted photo)

Podcast: Medical health officer Dr. Sandra Allison talks COVID-19 restrictions, impact on frontline workers

PQBeat: Central Vancouver Island official shares thoughts on ‘return to normalcy’

Dr. Sandra Allison, medical health officer for Central Vancouver Island. (Submitted photo)
Brian Collicott visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

Podcast: Discussing digital literacy with Vancouver Island expert Brian Collicott

Parksville-based organization offers free basic digital and computer literacy support for adults

Brian Collicott visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Tagen Marshall (File photo)

Podcast: Inspirational tale of Vancouver Island University honour student Tagen Marshall

Talk includes advocacy for people with physical challenges, fundrasing, meeting Rick Hansen and more

Tagen Marshall (File photo)
Bonnie Brown, business manager of the Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Chat with Bonnie Brown of the Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army

Podcast: Talk includes COVID-19, new fundraising initiatives and more

Bonnie Brown, business manager of the Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Erin Haluschak visits the VI Free Daily/PQB News studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Erin Haluschak talks missing persons on Vancouver Island, women in media

Podcast: Black Press reporter also talks about importance of women in the media

Erin Haluschak visits the VI Free Daily/PQB News studio. (Peter McCully photo)
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Don Dempson and Susanna Newton visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: SOS project aims to raise $1 million to assist residents during COVID-19 pandemic

Podcast: Needs of community members have become more urgent

Don Dempson and Susanna Newton visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
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PQBeat: All the responses from virtual all-candidates meeting in Qualicum Beach

Listen: Eaglecrest Residents’ Association hosts meeting ahead of May 15 byelection

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Bernie Pascall visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Hall of Fame broadcaster Bernie Pascall shares some unique CFL tales

Podcast: Legend looks back on career covering football in Canada

Bernie Pascall visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
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

Cheryl Dill visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Restaurant owners Oura and Kymon Giakoumakis visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: COVID-19 pandemic hits food service industry hard

Podcast: Parksville Qualicum Beach restaurant owners share thoughts and advice

Restaurant owners Oura and Kymon Giakoumakis visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Therapeutic counsellor Earl Blacklock visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

COVID-19: Dealing with the mental health aspects of the ongoing pandemic

Podcast: Vancouver Island therapeutic counsellor Earl Blacklock offers insight, tips

Therapeutic counsellor Earl Blacklock visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Vancouver Island’s missing men featured in the Gone Boys podcast. Left to right: Ian Henry, Brandon Cairney, Desmond Peter, Kelly McLeod, Daniel MacDonnell. (Courtesy of Laura Palmer)

True crime podcast explores connection between five missing Vancouver Island men

Gone Boys is the second season of Island Crime

Vancouver Island’s missing men featured in the Gone Boys podcast. Left to right: Ian Henry, Brandon Cairney, Desmond Peter, Kelly McLeod, Daniel MacDonnell. (Courtesy of Laura Palmer)