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Bring back benches as soon as possible in Qualicum Beach, says town councillor

Residents miffed after some sponsored benches removed by staff members

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LETTER: Veterinarians, staff in Qualicum Beach help ease grief after loss of pet

We recently lost our 15-year-old best friend (dog) Brewster. Dr. Graham and…

  • Sep 9, 2021
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VIDEO: PQB chamber executive director talks with Courtenay-Alberni candidates

Canada Votes 2021: Election takes place Sept. 20

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A volunteer tutor and student, working together on a computer skills lesson. (Submitted photo)

Parksville Qualicum Adult Literacy Society offers tutoring lessons to area residents

Program has helped has residents boost basic literacy levels

A volunteer tutor and student, working together on a computer skills lesson. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: More bathrooms needed along beachfront in Qualicum Beach

Why are there nice picnic tables and benches at both the Brant…

  • Sep 8, 2021
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Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by camper van in Qualicum Beach has died

RCMP investigation continues into Aug. 28 incident

Police and passersby are shown near the Petro-Canada station in Qualicum Beach after a camper van struck a pedestrian, who was taken to hospital in Victoria, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (Mara Wilson/Facebook photo)
Oceanside Minor Softball Association is getting ready to recruit players for its 2022 fastball season. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Minor Softball Association is getting ready to recruit players for its 2022 fastball season. (Michael Briones photo)
Samples of Parksville Qualicum Beach artist, Louise Parrack’s, work. Parrack will host an art sale on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, 2021, where 25 per cent of the sale proceeds will be donated to the Society of Organized Services (SOS) Project REBUILD. (Submitted photo)
Samples of Parksville Qualicum Beach artist, Louise Parrack’s, work. Parrack will host an art sale on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, 2021, where 25 per cent of the sale proceeds will be donated to the Society of Organized Services (SOS) Project REBUILD. (Submitted photo)
Jessica Kelly, left, receives a $1,000 ECHO Players Performing Arts Scholarship from ECHO Players president, Alistair McVey, outside the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Jessica Kelly, left, receives a $1,000 ECHO Players Performing Arts Scholarship from ECHO Players president, Alistair McVey, outside the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Gord Johns is the NDP candidate in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. (Submitted photo)
Gord Johns is the NDP candidate in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. (Submitted photo)
Mary Lee is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Mary Lee is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susan Farlinger is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susan Farlinger is the Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susanne Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
Susanne Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Courtenay-Alberni. (Submitted photo)
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Major Crime Unit investigators seek public’s help in Bowser homicide investigation

Police say Black Samsung cellphone may have been discarded

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Eva Hilborn, left, and Cathy Van Herwaarden as they prepare donated books for Bowser Elementary School area three-year-olds. (Submitted photo)

25 books for 25 youngsters donated in Bowser Elementary School catchment area

Newly formed foundation ‘Wonderful World of Books’ provides gifts

Eva Hilborn, left, and Cathy Van Herwaarden as they prepare donated books for Bowser Elementary School area three-year-olds. (Submitted photo)
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Town of Qualicum Beach agrees to apologize to resident after Ombudsperson report

Complaint lodged after unsuccessful attempts to appear before town council

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Albert Gorter and Chelsea Enns will bring their farming and food processing expertise from Manitoba to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and Morningstar Farm. (Optimist Holsteins Ltd. photo)

Manitoba couple buys Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, Morningstar Farm from Gourlay family

‘We’re a part of a team and we’re hoping to continue the success that’s already been established’

Albert Gorter and Chelsea Enns will bring their farming and food processing expertise from Manitoba to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and Morningstar Farm. (Optimist Holsteins Ltd. photo)
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Town of Qualicum Beach staff have been removing benches in the community. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach residents upset town staff members have been removing benches

CAO explains removals a matter of maintenance and sponsorship expiry

Town of Qualicum Beach staff have been removing benches in the community. (PQB News file photo)