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Parksville council received a preliminary site suitability report which identified three potential locations at Tuan Road, the corner of Alberni Highway and Despard Avenue and the Parksville Community Park. (City of Parksville council agenda)

Parksville Aquatic Centre location to be determined by next council

Three sites under preliminary consideration

 

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has yet to receive any applications from West Shore Motorsports Park to move its operations to the Shawnigan Lake area. (File photo)

Potential Western Speedway move to Shawnigan Lake leaves Cowichan officials wondering

West Shore Motorsports Park considering 4 locations, no application made to date over the Malahat

 

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Pickleball stakeholders disappointed lack of designated courts in PQB region

Group expresses disappointment in letter to Parksville council

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A new non-profit, Exploration Diving Society of B.C., has been formed, seeking to promote diving and exploration. (Eiko Jones photo)

Vancouver Island divers enter uncharted waters as part of new society

Exploration Diving Society of B.C. seeks to promote diving and exploration

A new non-profit, Exploration Diving Society of B.C., has been formed, seeking to promote diving and exploration. (Eiko Jones photo)
Residents and tourists will soon be able to rent paddle boards and kayaks at the Parksville Community Park. (PQB News photo)

Paddle board, kayak rentals coming to Parksville Community Park

Business to operate out of former hovercraft base site

Residents and tourists will soon be able to rent paddle boards and kayaks at the Parksville Community Park. (PQB News photo)
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Regional District of Nanaimo is asking the public to review its parks and trails strategy. Pictured here, a staircase near Ammonite Falls Benson Creek Falls Regional Park. (Submitted photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo working on strategy for parks and trails

RDN manages more than 2,000 hectares of parks and 75 kilometres of trails

Regional District of Nanaimo is asking the public to review its parks and trails strategy. Pictured here, a staircase near Ammonite Falls Benson Creek Falls Regional Park. (Submitted photo)
Pickleball players at the lacrosse box in Parksville Community Park. (PQB News photo)

Motion to add dedicated pickleball courts in Parksville Community Park fails

Motion brought forth at regular city council meeting

Pickleball players at the lacrosse box in Parksville Community Park. (PQB News photo)
Milner Gardens and Woodland. (Instagram photo)

Milner Gardens and Woodland in Qualicum Beach to be open Fridays and Saturdays in March

Guests can visit March 4 until March 26, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Milner Gardens and Woodland. (Instagram photo)
A screenshot showing five possible site locations for the proposed aquatic and recreation centre, as seen during Parksville council’s committee of the whole meeting on Feb. 16, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council discusses ‘next steps’ for aquatic and rec centre project

Committee of the whole meeting features talk of potential sites

A screenshot showing five possible site locations for the proposed aquatic and recreation centre, as seen during Parksville council’s committee of the whole meeting on Feb. 16, 2022. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council to discuss future of proposed aquatic and recreation centre

Committee of the whole meeting to be held Feb. 16

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
A screenshot from a Parksville city council meeting where a team from HDR Inc. presented to council an example of a community mapping exercise conducted during a public engagement workshop. (Submitted photo)

Survey: 3 popular areas indentified for proposed Parksville aquatic/rec centre

Public engagement workshops cited Wembley Mall area, downtown core and industrial park

A screenshot from a Parksville city council meeting where a team from HDR Inc. presented to council an example of a community mapping exercise conducted during a public engagement workshop. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot from the Nov. 1, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, where a public engagement team presented an update on the proposed aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted photo)

Survey: 61 per cent willing to pay more taxes for proposed Parksville aquatic/rec centre

Firm suggests city holds more in-person events to garner wider public opinion

A screenshot from the Nov. 1, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, where a public engagement team presented an update on the proposed aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted photo)
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Virtual meetings set for Oct. 27 re: proposed Parksville Aquatic and Recreation Centre

Youth and student engagement also set for later in the fall

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Engineering company to hold consultations for proposed Parksville aquatic/rec centre

Pop-up engagement events scheduled for two locations on Aug. 18

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A rendering of how a Harbourfront Walkway extension in the Departure Bay area might look. (City of Nanaimo image)

City of Nanaimo hears broad support for potential Harbourfront Walkway extension

City looking at expanding walkway in the Departure Bay area

A rendering of how a Harbourfront Walkway extension in the Departure Bay area might look. (City of Nanaimo image)