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Oceanside RCMP note a rise in residential break-and-enters in Parksville for 2021

Stats presented by Sgt. Stephen Rose in quarterly report to city council

 

On Nov. 13 and Nov. 14, firefighters will collect cash donations for the Salvation Army Food Bank at locations throughout the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Submitted photo)

8 Parksville Qualicum Beach area fire departments set for annual food and toy drive

No door-to-door campaign for 2021, donations to be collected in various PQB locations

 

Qualicum Beach is looking at reducing the illumination levels of its streetlights. (PQB News file photo)

Bright lights, small town: Qualicum Beach council again discusses streetlight issue

Town engineers says bright lights keep town safe at night; residents have complained

 

Daniel Sailland will be the new CAO of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach chief administrative officer Daniel Sailland tenders resignation

CAO will assume a similar role with the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Daniel Sailland will be the new CAO of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District. (PQB News file photo)
Lynne Pearson visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: Rotary Clubs play an important role in Parksville Qualicum Beach region

Listen: Assistant governor Lynne Pearson discusses efforts locally, globally

Lynne Pearson visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Eva Hilborn, the founder of ‘Wonderful World of Books,’ sitting in her Qualicum Beach home, looking at what books might be a good fit for her program which delivers free books to three-year-olds in the School District 69 (Qualicum) catchment area. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Author, 95, shares lifelong love of books with three-year-olds in Bowser

Foundation hopes to expand delivery of free reading material to children

Eva Hilborn, the founder of ‘Wonderful World of Books,’ sitting in her Qualicum Beach home, looking at what books might be a good fit for her program which delivers free books to three-year-olds in the School District 69 (Qualicum) catchment area. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Qualicum Beach Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 is set to launch its poppy campaign. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach Legion Branch 76 to launch annual poppy campaign on Oct. 29

Canvassers will be at different locations across town

Qualicum Beach Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 is set to launch its poppy campaign. (PQB News file photo)
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LETTER: More benches required in PQB for mobility challenged people

‘We shouldn’t even have to ask’

  • Oct 19, 2021
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The Oceanside Health and Wellness Network logo. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Health and Wellness Network fall learning series kicks off on Oct. 29

Group aims to foster community conversation to create a healthier future

The Oceanside Health and Wellness Network logo. (Submitted photo)
The Oceanside Minor Hockey Association has female players playing at the AAA and AA levels. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Minor Hockey Association celebrates World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend

Parksville Qualicum Beach players excel at variety of levels

The Oceanside Minor Hockey Association has female players playing at the AAA and AA levels. (Submitted photo)
Residents marched from Springwood Park in Parksville along Despard Avenue to the Oceanside Health Centre on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, to show their support for health care workers. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach residents show support for health care workers

Monday marked Health Care Assistant Day in B.C.

Residents marched from Springwood Park in Parksville along Despard Avenue to the Oceanside Health Centre on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, to show their support for health care workers. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Dreamhomes Vancouver Island Group is giving away $50,000 to help a person or family buy their first home. (Submitted photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach realtors hold contest to award $50K to first-time home buyers

Prize to be used for down payment; contest runs though Jan. 31

Dreamhomes Vancouver Island Group is giving away $50,000 to help a person or family buy their first home. (Submitted photo)
Rob Daman and Aaron Dawson of Emergency Oceanside visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (PQB News photo)

PQBeat: Emergency programs work in unison for Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Listen: Large-scale support and disaster service offered for residents

Rob Daman and Aaron Dawson of Emergency Oceanside visit the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (PQB News photo)
Oceanside Running Club Association member Christine Rivers racing through Beacon Hill Park in her first half-marathon since recovering from breast cancer. (Kim Williamson photo)

Oceanside Running Club Association athletes produce strong showings in Victoria races

Cancer survivor Davies places first in her age group in 8K run

Oceanside Running Club Association member Christine Rivers racing through Beacon Hill Park in her first half-marathon since recovering from breast cancer. (Kim Williamson photo)
The Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness and partner agencies at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen in Parksville on Friday, Oct. 15 taking part in a modified Project Connect Health Fair. From left: Mandy Truman, SOS emergency assistance and advocacy co-ordinator; Natasha Coles-Webb, community outreach worker with Island Crisis Care Society; Robyn Movold, Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness co-ordinator and Joan Hasell, Salvation Army Soup Kitchen supervisor. (Lissa Alexander photo)

Project Connect Health fair offers aid to PQB residents experiencing homelessness

Care packages of survival gear, food, personal care items handed out

The Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness and partner agencies at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen in Parksville on Friday, Oct. 15 taking part in a modified Project Connect Health Fair. From left: Mandy Truman, SOS emergency assistance and advocacy co-ordinator; Natasha Coles-Webb, community outreach worker with Island Crisis Care Society; Robyn Movold, Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness co-ordinator and Joan Hasell, Salvation Army Soup Kitchen supervisor. (Lissa Alexander photo)
Dashwood Fire Department crews respond to an early morning RV fire (Oct. 14) near Laburnum Road in Qualicum Beach. (Peter McCully photo)
Dashwood Fire Department crews respond to an early morning RV fire (Oct. 14) near Laburnum Road in Qualicum Beach. (Peter McCully photo)
Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation board chair Len Townsend. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation board chair Len Townsend

Podcast: Organization has been helping PQB residents for more than 20 years

Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation board chair Len Townsend. (Peter McCully photo)
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Recycle BC organized a series of popup recycling depots during summer at St. Columba Presbyterian church which Parksville Qualicum Beach residents took advantage of. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach residents still left without own recycling depot

Minister says full-time solution still being sought

Recycle BC organized a series of popup recycling depots during summer at St. Columba Presbyterian church which Parksville Qualicum Beach residents took advantage of. (Michael Briones photo)
Andy Hillhouse, left, and Pierre Schryer, right, will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Andy Hillhouse, left, and Pierre Schryer, right, will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)