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LETTER: Qualicum Beach should not be treated like an overnight campsite

‘Not a lovely sight to greet those of us early walkers on the beach’

  • Aug 11, 2021
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Alzheimer Society of B.C to hold webinars for Parksville Qualicum Beach residents

Aim is to aid people with transition to longterm care homes

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Quality Foods president Noel Hayward, left, and marketing manager Regan Beaulieu support AutismBC. (Submitted photo)

Quality Foods supports annual AutismBC’s fundraising raffle once again in 2021

Island-based grocery chain helps raise funds for autism services

Quality Foods president Noel Hayward, left, and marketing manager Regan Beaulieu support AutismBC. (Submitted photo)
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PQB crime report: Porch pirate pilfers package in Nanoose Bay

Other weekly RCMP incident reports include a portable toilet being set ablaze

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Canadian roots musician Petunia will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

Canadian roots musician Petunia to play the Qualicum Beach Community Hall

Show hosted by the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m.

Canadian roots musician Petunia will play for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
A graph showing the numbers of individuals who identified as experiencing homelessness on April 26 and April 27, 2021, in a survey conducted by the Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness. (Submitted photo)

Task force conducts point-in-time homelessness count for Parksville Qualicum Beach

April 2021 count more than doubles, when compared to 2018 data

A graph showing the numbers of individuals who identified as experiencing homelessness on April 26 and April 27, 2021, in a survey conducted by the Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness. (Submitted photo)
Fourteen-year-old Kwalikum Secondary School student illustrates children’s book ‘The Amazing Adventures of Anna the Rat,’ written by retired elementary school teacher from Quadra Island, Michael Redican. (Submitted photo).

Qualicum Beach teen illustrates children’s book to promote access to reading

Teegan Walshe plans to donate her portion of sale proceeds to reading foundation

Fourteen-year-old Kwalikum Secondary School student illustrates children’s book ‘The Amazing Adventures of Anna the Rat,’ written by retired elementary school teacher from Quadra Island, Michael Redican. (Submitted photo).
Photos of events is one of the categories of the Qualicum Beach ‘Our Town’ photo contest. (PQB News file photo)
Photos of events is one of the categories of the Qualicum Beach ‘Our Town’ photo contest. (PQB News file photo)
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PQB crime report: RCMP nab intoxicated intruder found snoozing in Parksville boat

Other weekly incident reports include prowlers, sock thieves and vandals

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The historic St. Andrews Lodge. (Michael Briones photo)

Qualicum Beach society holding massive yard sale for St. Andrews Lodge renovation

Town council also approved $5,000 in funding for cultural society

The historic St. Andrews Lodge. (Michael Briones photo)
Chupacabra the Dachshund, left, ‘married’ her fiancé Sammy the Yorkshire Terrier, right, on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the Qualicum Landing beachfront. (Submitted photo)
Chupacabra the Dachshund, left, ‘married’ her fiancé Sammy the Yorkshire Terrier, right, on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the Qualicum Landing beachfront. (Submitted photo)
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Comox Valley singer/songwriter Helen Austin will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Juno Award winner Helen Austin to play Oceanside Folk Roots Club in Qualicum Beach

Performance at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall on Aug. 6, 2021

Comox Valley singer/songwriter Helen Austin will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall for the Oceanside Folk Roots Club on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Gabriola folk musician Tina Jones performs on Aug. 7, 2021, for TOSH Music’s 2021 Summer Garden Festival. (Submitted photo)
Gabriola folk musician Tina Jones performs on Aug. 7, 2021, for TOSH Music’s 2021 Summer Garden Festival. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: Parksville Qualicum Beach remains stuck in a growth mentality

Enough? The story of civilization is one of population growth, one to…

  • Aug 3, 2021
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A 1991 Superior fire truck bought by Dave Smith is parked at his residence in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach man offers to sell fire truck to assist Horne Lake residents

Regional district looking at fire protection services in the area

A 1991 Superior fire truck bought by Dave Smith is parked at his residence in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for the Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake event on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at the Morningstar Farm at 403 Lowrys Rd. in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Promotional poster for the Jazz, Tea and Cheesecake event on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at the Morningstar Farm at 403 Lowrys Rd. in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
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Herbert: 2020 looks like an exciting vintage for British Columbia wines

Province experienced slightly lower yields but exceptional fruit quality

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Roadside workers inside a Cone Zone next to traffic. (Submitted photo)

Cone Zone: Busier roads put workers at greater risk in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Motorists driving dangerously or disobeying traffic controllers can face hefty fines

Roadside workers inside a Cone Zone next to traffic. (Submitted photo)