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Two injured hikers airlifted from North Vancouver Island Park

Campbell River and Comox Search and Rescue hoist team rescued the injured from Cape Scott Provincial Park

 

LETTER: Problem with travellers must be addressed

There is a situation happening, as I write, where transient Americans moving…

  • Jul 3, 2020

 

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses claim against Island Corridor Foundation

Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation was seeking return of reserve land as railway sits unused

 

LETTER: Rail corridor an important part of Island’s future

Congratulations to the Island Corridor Foundation for their vision and support of…

  • Jun 28, 2020

PQBeat Podcast: Golf course reviewer Bill Flower

Discussing a game for all ages

  • Jun 16, 2020

Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville back on the upswing

New management aims to make club profitable in 2020

PQBeat Podcast: COVID-19 coverage on Vancouver Island

Philip Wolf, John McKinley discuss what’s been learned, what’s to come

  • Jun 9, 2020

B.C.’s $50 million geoduck industry hit after China’s market slumps

With more than 90 per cent of the time-sensitive harvest exported to China, geoduck harvesters see a 40 per cent business drop

Vancouver Island grizzlies: moving in, or just passing through?

Lack of data makes seeming increase in grizzly sightings on the North Island an open question

COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop

Ceremony was live streamed to friends and family around the world

  • May 29, 2020

ICET provides Qualicum Beach with $250K for East Village project

Town expects revitalization plan to attract more developments

‘A bottomless well of love for people and communities’

Parksville Qualicum Beach News editor JR Rardon dies at age 61

Letter: Report illustrates ‘absurd cost’ of rail plan

A 108-page comprehensive report prepared for the province illustrates the absurd cost…

  • May 17, 2020

Island Corridor Foundation to livestream meeting on May 7

Meeting will be livestreamed on Facebook at 10 a.m. on Thursday

  • May 6, 2020

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation calls for repurposing of E&N rail line

Suggestion: ‘A level, accessible, paved trail that connects communities and promotes recreation’

Sooke Fine Art Show moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic

34th annual event hosted online in order to adhere to social distancing practices

  • Apr 27, 2020

Discover Saysutshun/Newcastle Island

Heritage and natural beauty, off Nanaimo’s shore

  • Apr 24, 2020

Get away from it all at Strathcona Provincial Park

Discover freshwater lakes for paddlers and anglers, excellent hiking and camping

History on display in Nanaimo

Discover the historic old town and fascinating museums

  • Apr 24, 2020