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Nanaimo News Bulletin
VIU plans to spend provincial money on training equipmentIndustry Training Authority, will provide trades seats for cooking, welding, he
VIU plans to spend provincial money on training equipment
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Industry Training Authority, will provide trades seats for cooking, welding, heavy mechanics, electrical and carpentry through the end of March, said Michelle Stilwell, Parksville-Qualicum MLA and minister of social development and social innovat... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Nanaimo Pirates end season with a positiveThe Nanaimo Pirates were able end off a tough baseball season with a win. The
Nanaimo Pirates end season with a positive
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Nanaimo Pirates were able end off a tough baseball season with a win. The Hub City Paving Pirates shut out the Parksville Royals 2-0 on Friday night at Serauxmen Stadium in the final game of the B.C. Premier Baseball League season. “It was... Read more
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BC Local News
No spirit for wines in Nanaimo grocery storesParksville has popped the cork for wine sales in grocery stores on Vancouver Is
No spirit for wines in Nanaimo grocery stores
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Parksville has popped the cork for wine sales in grocery stores on Vancouver Island, but don’t expect to scan vintages through Nanaimo's grocer checkout lines any time soon. The Save-On-Foods Parksville store held its grand opening for B.C. VQA wine... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealthof IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nan
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealth
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
of IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nanaimo, and Oceanside Health Centre in Parksville. It will also make recommendations on how to improve the implementation of electronic health records at other... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
No spirit for wines in Nanaimo grocery storesParksville has popped the cork for wine sales in grocery stores on Vancouver Is
No spirit for wines in Nanaimo grocery stores
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Parksville has popped the cork for wine sales in grocery stores on Vancouver Island, but don’t expect to scan vintages through Nanaimo's grocer checkout lines any time soon. The Save-On-Foods Parksville store held its grand opening for B.C. VQA wine... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Hotter still for your FridayBLUE SPRINGS, DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY MAY HIT THE 100 DEGREE MARK TODAY. NORTH OF
Hotter still for your Friday
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
BLUE SPRINGS, DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY MAY HIT THE 100 DEGREE MARK TODAY. NORTH OF THE RIVER, SAME STORY. 98 FOR LIBERTY. PARKSVILLE UPPER 90s ALONG WITH LEAVENWORTH AND STRETCHING THROUGH WYANDOTTE COUNTY LATER TODAY. HEAT. TODAY, TOMORROW, ALL... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fire destroys Parksville homeOne Parksville home was destroyed and two others threatened when a house fire b
Fire destroys Parksville home
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 days ago
One Parksville home was destroyed and two others threatened when a house fire broke out at the corner of Craig Street and Moss Avenue Thursday afternoon. An elderly couple was able to escape the blaze, said Tyrone Heigh, assistant fire chief with... Read more
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BC Local News
Fire destroys Parksville homeOne Parksville home was destroyed and two others threatened when a house fire b
Fire destroys Parksville home
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
One Parksville home was destroyed and two others threatened when a house fire broke out at the corner of Craig Street and Moss Avenue Thursday afternoon. An elderly couple was able to escape the blaze, said Tyrone Heigh, assistant fire chief with... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealthof IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nan
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealth
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
of IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nanaimo, and Oceanside Health Centre in Parksville. It will also make recommendations on how to improve the implementation of electronic health records at other... Read more
3 related stories
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealthof IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nan
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealth
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 days ago
of IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nanaimo, and Oceanside Health Centre in Parksville. It will also make recommendations on how to improve the implementation of electronic health records at other... Read more
3 related stories
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BC Local News
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealthof IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nan
Island Health, province agree to third-party review of IHealth
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
of IHealth, the new electronic record system, at NRGH and Dufferin Place in Nanaimo, and Oceanside Health Centre in Parksville. It will also make recommendations on how to improve the implementation of electronic health records at other... Read more
3 related stories
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville councillor's resignation plays role in contentious vote on watermain routingThe absence of Al Greir had a tangible effect on Trill Drive residents at Parks
Parksville councillor's resignation plays role in contentious vote on watermain routing
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
The absence of Al Greir had a tangible effect on Trill Drive residents at Parksville city council's meeting Monday night. Coun. Leanne Salter introduced a motion Monday asking city staff to provide a cost analysis on routing a new water main on both... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
It's obvious there will be no train service north of NanaimoParksville Mayor Marc Lefebvre will be meeting with Island Corridor Foundation
It's obvious there will be no train service north of Nanaimo
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
Parksville Mayor Marc Lefebvre will be meeting with Island Corridor Foundation officials on Friday to talk about ... well, we're not sure what relevant, constructive conversation could be had with the ICF these days. Parksville and Qualicum Beach... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
No shelter for the homeless this winter in Parksville Qualicum BeachHomeless people in Parksville Qualicum Beach will be without shelter from the c
No shelter for the homeless this winter in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
Homeless people in Parksville Qualicum Beach will be without shelter from the cold this winter unless an option is found to replace the location used for the last few years. In recent years, an extreme weather shelter has operated out of the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
COLUMN: Enough messing with our anthem; and a surprising Donald Trump supportercould, to explain why she favoured Trump over Democrat Hilary Clinton. "Becaus
COLUMN: Enough messing with our anthem; and a surprising Donald Trump supporter
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
could, to explain why she favoured Trump over Democrat Hilary Clinton. "Because Hilary is gonna take away all our guns," she said. Goodness help us all. — John Harding is the editor of The Parksville Qualicum Beach News. E-mail: editor@pqbnews.c... Read more
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BC Local News
Second community garden in the works in Qualicum Beachbylaw amendment on backyard chickens. Shaver said the amendment is "not only fe
Second community garden in the works in Qualicum Beach
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
bylaw amendment on backyard chickens. Shaver said the amendment is "not only feasible, but beneficial," citing the advantages of backyard hens. She also added four is the maximum number of chickens allowed in most municipalities, including Parksvil... Read more
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BC Local News
Trying to level the short-term rentals playing field in Parksville Qualicum Beachwork with municipalities and the regional district to level the playing field w
Trying to level the short-term rentals playing field in Parksville Qualicum Beach
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
work with municipalities and the regional district to level the playing field when it comes to vacation rentals by owner. Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association executive director Blain Sepos and Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce president... Read more
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BC Local News
Getting ready for the teddy bear drop in Parksville Community ParkREADY: Evelyne Brown, 6, gets ready to run and catch her teddy bear, with the h
Getting ready for the teddy bear drop in Parksville Community Park
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
READY: Evelyne Brown, 6, gets ready to run and catch her teddy bear, with the help of the RCMP Safety Bear. The Teddy Bear Drop was part of the annual Parksville Lions International Kite Festival at Parksville Community Park on Sat... Read more
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BC Local News
Parksville councillor's resignation plays role in contentious vote on watermain routingThe absence of Al Greir had a tangible effect on Trill Drive residents at Parks
Parksville councillor's resignation plays role in contentious vote on watermain routing
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
The absence of Al Greir had a tangible effect on Trill Drive residents at Parksville city council's meeting Monday night. Coun. Leanne Salter introduced a motion Monday asking city staff to provide a cost analysis on routing a new water main on both... Read more
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BC Local News
No shelter for the homeless this winter in Parksville Qualicum BeachHomeless people in Parksville Qualicum Beach will be without shelter from the c
No shelter for the homeless this winter in Parksville Qualicum Beach
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Homeless people in Parksville Qualicum Beach will be without shelter from the cold this winter unless an option is found to replace the location used for the last few years. In recent years, an extreme weather shelter has operated out of the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Mid-Island athletes ready to compete in B.C. Summer GamesThe 2016 B.C. Summer Games kick off a four-day run in Abbotsford today, and a s
Mid-Island athletes ready to compete in B.C. Summer Games
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
The 2016 B.C. Summer Games kick off a four-day run in Abbotsford today, and a sizable delegation of Parksville Qualicum Beach-area athletes will be among those representing Vancouver Island. In all, 15 local competitors and four coaches will take... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Peewee Reds on roll as provincial tourney nearsEllis Vugteveen fires a pitch during a league doubleheader against the Duncan R
Peewee Reds on roll as provincial tourney nears
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
Ellis Vugteveen fires a pitch during a league doubleheader against the Duncan Rivercats Saturday at Springwood Park in Parksville. — Image credit: J.R. Rardon/PQB NEWS McGorman and fellow coaches Greg Donkersley and Kirk Walper credit the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Reaching for the sky in Parksville Community ParkCrowley, in foreground at right, leads several dozen participants in a Yoga on
Reaching for the sky in Parksville Community Park
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
Crowley, in foreground at right, leads several dozen participants in a Yoga on the Beach session at Community Park in Parksville Friday morning. The fundraising sessions are run by donation by Crowley and Dr. Barbara Low beginning at 9 a.m.... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Tour de Rock comes back to Rathtrevor in Parksvillefundraisers will take place in communities throughout the mid Island, including
Tour de Rock comes back to Rathtrevor in Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
fundraisers will take place in communities throughout the mid Island, including a Tour de Rock barbecue at Thrifty Foods in Parksville Aug. 20. The 2016 tour makes its annual stop in Parksville Sept. 29 for the Beer and Burger night, head shaves and... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville offers free tiles for Canada 150 Mosaic projectAt Monday night's meeting, Parksville council approved an expenditure to cover
Parksville offers free tiles for Canada 150 Mosaic project
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
At Monday night's meeting, Parksville council approved an expenditure to cover the cost of the Canada 150 Mural Mosaic project, a move that allows the City of Parksville to offer the tiles to residents for free. At this time, there are just fewer... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Trying to level the short-term rentals playing field in Parksville Qualicum Beachwork with municipalities and the regional district to level the playing field w
Trying to level the short-term rentals playing field in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
work with municipalities and the regional district to level the playing field when it comes to vacation rentals by owner. Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association executive director Blain Sepos and Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce president... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Second community garden in the works in Qualicum Beachbylaw amendment on backyard chickens. Shaver said the amendment is "not only fe
Second community garden in the works in Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
bylaw amendment on backyard chickens. Shaver said the amendment is "not only feasible, but beneficial," citing the advantages of backyard hens. She also added four is the maximum number of chickens allowed in most municipalities, including Parksvil... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Getting ready for the teddy bear drop in Parksville Community ParkREADY: Evelyne Brown, 6, gets ready to run and catch her teddy bear, with the h
Getting ready for the teddy bear drop in Parksville Community Park
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
READY: Evelyne Brown, 6, gets ready to run and catch her teddy bear, with the help of the RCMP Safety Bear. The Teddy Bear Drop was part of the annual Parksville Lions International Kite Festival at Parksville Community Park on Sat... Read more
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BC Local News
Mid-Island athletes ready to compete in B.C. Summer GamesThe 2016 B.C. Summer Games kick off a four-day run in Abbotsford today, and a s
Mid-Island athletes ready to compete in B.C. Summer Games
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
The 2016 B.C. Summer Games kick off a four-day run in Abbotsford today, and a sizable delegation of Parksville Qualicum Beach-area athletes will be among those representing Vancouver Island. In all, 15 local competitors and four coaches will take... Read more
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BC Local News
Tour de Rock comes back to Rathtrevor in Parksvillefundraisers will take place in communities throughout the mid Island, including
Tour de Rock comes back to Rathtrevor in Parksville
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
fundraisers will take place in communities throughout the mid Island, including a Tour de Rock barbecue at Thrifty Foods in Parksville Aug. 20. The 2016 tour makes its annual stop in Parksville Sept. 29 for the Beer and Burger night, head shaves and... Read more
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BC Local News
Reaching for the sky in Parksville Community ParkCrowley, in foreground at right, leads several dozen participants in a Yoga on
Reaching for the sky in Parksville Community Park
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Crowley, in foreground at right, leads several dozen participants in a Yoga on the Beach session at Community Park in Parksville Friday morning. The fundraising sessions are run by donation by Crowley and Dr. Barbara Low beginning at 9 a.m.... Read more
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BC Local News
Parksville offers free tiles for Canada 150 Mosaic projectAt Monday night's meeting, Parksville council approved an expenditure to cover
Parksville offers free tiles for Canada 150 Mosaic project
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
At Monday night's meeting, Parksville council approved an expenditure to cover the cost of the Canada 150 Mural Mosaic project, a move that allows the City of Parksville to offer the tiles to residents for free. At this time, there are just fewer... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Cardinals ready for playoffsallowing just two runs over six hits in a complete game victory. Abbotsford co
Cardinals ready for playoffs
Abbotsford News / Posted 4 days ago
allowing just two runs over six hits in a complete game victory. Abbotsford continued the momentum on Sunday, blanking the Parksville Royals 6-0. Harold picked up two hits and two RBI's, with Piotto and Koki Fukui also driving in runs. Stewart... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Premier Pirates winding downPaving Pirates close out the B.C. Premier Baseball League season this Friday (J
Premier Pirates winding down
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Paving Pirates close out the B.C. Premier Baseball League season this Friday (July 22) with an evening game against the Parksville Royals. The Pirates played a midweek doubleheader on Tuesday and were swept by the Victoria Mariners, 5-2, 9-1,... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Hotter day aheadAS WELL. LEE'S SUMMIT WITH 95. AND RAY TOWN 96. MIDDLE 90s FOR INDEPENDENCE. NO
Hotter day ahead
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 5 days ago
AS WELL. LEE'S SUMMIT WITH 95. AND RAY TOWN 96. MIDDLE 90s FOR INDEPENDENCE. NORTH OF THE RIVER FROM LIBERTY TO GLADSTONE, PARKSVILLE WELL INTO THE 90s THIS AFTERNOON. ALONG WITH AREAS OF KCK THROUGH TONGANOXIE ALONG I-70 WITH 97 DEGREES. AND THOSE... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Business Beat: Nagaard Sawmill going strong 50 years laterForks, about 60 miles from Mackenzie, B.C. after selling a farm. Within just mo
Business Beat: Nagaard Sawmill going strong 50 years later
Alberni Valley News / Posted 5 days ago
Forks, about 60 miles from Mackenzie, B.C. after selling a farm. Within just months, they moved to Port Renfrew, then Parksville, then Arrowvale and to Great Central Lake where they operated for nine years, harvesting floating logs. In 1976... Read more
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BC Local News
Business Beat: Nagaard Sawmill going strong 50 years laterForks, about 60 miles from Mackenzie, B.C. after selling a farm. Within just mo
Business Beat: Nagaard Sawmill going strong 50 years later
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Forks, about 60 miles from Mackenzie, B.C. after selling a farm. Within just months, they moved to Port Renfrew, then Parksville, then Arrowvale and to Great Central Lake where they operated for nine years, harvesting floating logs. In 1976... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
What a glorious regionWhat a weekend in Parksville Qualicum Beach. Jammed with events and, for the m
What a glorious region
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
What a weekend in Parksville Qualicum Beach. Jammed with events and, for the most part, great weather, it's not difficult to see why we want to live here and why people come here from all over the world to spend hard-earned vacation time. This was... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Kitefest added more fun to busy Parksville Community ParkKITEFEST FUN: Paul Horner of Quadra Island flying his kite at the Parksville Li
Kitefest added more fun to busy Parksville Community Park
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
KITEFEST FUN: Paul Horner of Quadra Island flying his kite at the Parksville Lions International Kite Festival in Parksville Community Park on Saturday. Horner said he has been flying kites for 60 years. See more photos at www... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville Save-On-Foods first grocery store on the Island with wine for salePeople in Parksville Qualicum Beach can now buy wine along with their groceries
Parksville Save-On-Foods first grocery store on the Island with wine for sale
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
People in Parksville Qualicum Beach can now buy wine along with their groceries. On Friday, the Save-On-Foods store in Parksville (818 Island Hwy. W) had the grand opening for its wine department. The Parksville location is the eighth grocery... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Royals return to Western Canadian championshipsThe Quality Foods Parksville Royals did not qualify for the B.C. Premier Baseba
Royals return to Western Canadian championships
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
The Quality Foods Parksville Royals did not qualify for the B.C. Premier Baseball League playoffs this season. But they will enjoy a little postseason action after qualifying to represent B.C. in the Western Canadian Midget AA championships in... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Kim Burden to seek vacant Parksville city council seatKim Burden is the first person to publicly announce his candidacy for the vacan
Kim Burden to seek vacant Parksville city council seat
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
Kim Burden is the first person to publicly announce his candidacy for the vacant seat on Parksville city council. A byelection — the date has not been set — is required after the resignation last week of Al Greir. "As I considered making this... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville Beachfest results — winning duo didn't really have a plan when they got off the planePennsylvania after an intense sand castle competition. Then it struck them: th
Parksville Beachfest results — winning duo didn't really have a plan when they got off the plane
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
Pennsylvania after an intense sand castle competition. Then it struck them: they were on their way to another event in Parksville and they didn't know what they were going to create for their entry in the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand... Read more
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BC Local News
Parksville Save-On-Foods first grocery store on the Island with wine for salePeople in Parksville Qualicum Beach can now buy wine along with their groceries
Parksville Save-On-Foods first grocery store on the Island with wine for sale
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
People in Parksville Qualicum Beach can now buy wine along with their groceries. On Friday, the Save-On-Foods store in Parksville (818 Island Hwy. W) had the grand opening for its wine department. The Parksville location is the eighth grocery... Read more
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BC Local News
Parksville Beachfest results — winning duo didn't really have a plan when they got off the planePennsylvania after an intense sand castle competition. Then it struck them: th
Parksville Beachfest results — winning duo didn't really have a plan when they got off the plane
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
Pennsylvania after an intense sand castle competition. Then it struck them: they were on their way to another event in Parksville and they didn't know what they were going to create for their entry in the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand... Read more
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BC Local News
Kim Burden to seek vacant Parksville city council seatKim Burden is the first person to publicly announce his candidacy for the vacan
Kim Burden to seek vacant Parksville city council seat
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
Kim Burden is the first person to publicly announce his candidacy for the vacant seat on Parksville city council. A byelection — the date has not been set — is required after the resignation last week of Al Greir. "As I considered making this... Read more
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BC Local News
Kitefest added more fun to busy Parksville Community ParkKITEFEST FUN: Paul Horner of Quadra Island flying his kite at the Parksville Li
Kitefest added more fun to busy Parksville Community Park
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
KITEFEST FUN: Paul Horner of Quadra Island flying his kite at the Parksville Lions International Kite Festival in Parksville Community Park on Saturday. Horner said he has been flying kites for 60 years. See more photos at www... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
European sculptors take top prizes at Parksville Beachfesttook home top prize in the solo division of the Quality Foods Canadian Open San
European sculptors take top prizes at Parksville Beachfest
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
took home top prize in the solo division of the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition on Sunday in Parksville. Stijger's creation of children in boxes pretending to fly hit a chord with the judges and the competitors — he... Read more
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BC Local News
European sculptors take top prizes at Parksville Beachfesttook home top prize in the solo division of the Quality Foods Canadian Open San
European sculptors take top prizes at Parksville Beachfest
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
took home top prize in the solo division of the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition on Sunday in Parksville. Stijger's creation of children in boxes pretending to fly hit a chord with the judges and the competitors — he... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Bad to the bone: Thoroughgood takes B.C. Am trophyafter struggling through the middle rounds to finish at 294 in a tie for 25th.
Bad to the bone: Thoroughgood takes B.C. Am trophy
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
after struggling through the middle rounds to finish at 294 in a tie for 25th. Aidan Goodfellow, a 16-year-old from Parksville who tied with Thoroughgood for 14 place at the B.C. Junior Boys Amateur one week earlier, was a stroke back of De... Read more
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