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Alberni Valley News
Hargrove embarks on ‘Hugginz Highway’Curtis Hargrove of Cold Lake, AB has started his long-awaited run along the Hug
Hargrove embarks on ‘Hugginz Highway’
Alberni Valley News / Posted 10 hours ago
Curtis Hargrove of Cold Lake, AB has started his long-awaited run along the Hugginz Highway, to bring one of Angel Magnussen’s special blankets to Hollywood talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Magnussen, who operates the non-profit Hugginz By Angel, is... Read more
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Red Bull
Darren BerreclothHailing from Parksville, BC, Canada, Darren has been widely regarded as one of
Darren Berrecloth
Red Bull / Posted 13 hours ago
Hailing from Parksville, BC, Canada, Darren has been widely regarded as one of the best freeride mountain bikers in the world, ever since he exploded onto the scene with a third-place finish at the 2002 Red Bull Rampage. With a wide range of podium... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
A call for common senseAdvances in technology can put lawmakers in serious catch-up mode. Common sense
A call for common sense
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 13 hours ago
Advances in technology can put lawmakers in serious catch-up mode. Common sense, or a lack thereof, has been around for millennia. Our Spotlight today on page A5 tells the story of a local yoga club that was shaken by the presence of a camera drone... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville couple celebrating 60 years of marriage met in a logging campKarl and Diana Yzerman (nee Miller) met in the logging camp of Port McNeill and
Parksville couple celebrating 60 years of marriage met in a logging camp
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
Karl and Diana Yzerman (nee Miller) met in the logging camp of Port McNeill and married 60 years ago this month. They were married Sept. 5, 1955, in a tiny church in the village of Alert Bay, reported their daughter Cathleen Hansen who was born... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Seniors are talking and learning through free SOS program in Parksville Qualicum BeachLISSA ALEXANDER Special to The NEWS It started off with one SOS coordinator a
Seniors are talking and learning through free SOS program in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
LISSA ALEXANDER Special to The NEWS It started off with one SOS coordinator and a few local seniors, and today the Seniors Are Talking program has grown to more than 100 members and it’s expanding to Qualicum Beach in September. Beverley Cattley... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Tidesmen to bring barbershop harmony to ParksvilleWorld class barbershop harmony is coming to Parksville. The Tidesmen Chorus wi
Tidesmen to bring barbershop harmony to Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
World class barbershop harmony is coming to Parksville. The Tidesmen Chorus will grace the McMillan Arts Centre Sunday, Sept. 20 from 2-4 p.m. for an unforgettable performance. According to a news release issued by the MAC, the Tidesmen of... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
World class music coming to ParksvilleOceanside Classical Concerts is looking forward with great anticipation to the
World class music coming to Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
Oceanside Classical Concerts is looking forward with great anticipation to the start of a second season of bringing a classical music concert series to the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. According to a news release issued by the McMillan Arts... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Use of drones raises questions of safety, privacy, legislation in Parksville Qualicum BeachThey have buzzed the skies over forest fires, hampering the efforts of aircraft
THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Use of drones raises questions of safety, privacy, legislation in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
They have buzzed the skies over forest fires, hampering the efforts of aircraft and drawing the ire of Premier Christy Clark. They have crept too close to a pod of orcas in the waters near Vancouver Island, earning a hefty fine for the owner from... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Arrest made in Parksville in connection to a string of theftsA 25-year-old Parksville man, a suspect in a string of recent thefts from vehic
Arrest made in Parksville in connection to a string of thefts
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
A 25-year-old Parksville man, a suspect in a string of recent thefts from vehicles, was remanded in Nanaimo Provincial Court Monday and will make his next court appearance on Sept. 8. The man was arrested Saturday afternoon outside Rathtrevor... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Seat belt/car seat checks coming this weekend in Parksville Qualicum BeachBuckle up. Mounties will be checking for seat belts and car seats this Labour
Seat belt/car seat checks coming this weekend in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 hours ago
Buckle up. Mounties will be checking for seat belts and car seats this Labour Day weekend as part of a province-wide safety campaign, according to a news release issued by Oceanside RCMP. "Car crashes are the leading cause of death among children... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Championship long sword fighterParksville Taekwondo’s Seth Fleming-Alho has returned from the Pacific Northwes
Championship long sword fighter
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 15 hours ago
Parksville Taekwondo’s Seth Fleming-Alho has returned from the Pacific Northwest Historical European Martial Arts tournament on Whidbey Island in Washington State with a bronze medal for his efforts. Fleming-Alho, a 16-year-old with a third dan... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Pressure mounting on council to make road decisionPRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Aucklan
Pressure mounting on council to make road decision
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
PRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Auckland through to Kirkwood Rd, or come up with a better solution to growing traffic congestion. More than 5000 people call the suburb home and for those living in the southern... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Pressure is mounting on council to make road decisionPRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Aucklan
Pressure is mounting on council to make road decision
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
PRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Auckland through to Kirkwood Rd, or come up with a better solution to growing traffic congestion. More than 5000 people call the suburb home and for those living in the southern... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Pressure is mounting on council to make road decisionPRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Aucklan
Pressure is mounting on council to make road decision
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
PRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Auckland through to Kirkwood Rd, or come up with a better solution to growing traffic congestion. More than 5000 people call the suburb home and for those living in the southern... Read more
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News Mail
Pressure is mounting on council to make road decisionPRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Aucklan
Pressure is mounting on council to make road decision
News Mail / Posted yesterday
PRESSURE is mounting on the council to either pave Parksville Dr at New Auckland through to Kirkwood Rd, or come up with a better solution to growing traffic congestion. More than 5000 people call the suburb home and for those living in the southern... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
New residents open a hub for holistic healthMeet the couple who is changing the face of holistic wellness in Qualicum Beach
New residents open a hub for holistic health
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
Meet the couple who is changing the face of holistic wellness in Qualicum Beach. Vancouver-born Sean Lymworth and Darcy Smith moved to the Island earlier this summer opening Qualicum Beach Wellness, nestled in the centre of town along West Second... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fall is the new springSpring is often regarded as a time of renewal. In and around Parksville Qualicu
Fall is the new spring
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
Spring is often regarded as a time of renewal. In and around Parksville Qualicum Beach this year, fall might more aptly fit that description. We have had some rain the last few days, with more to come this week. Considering the fact one could... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fighting Facebook — Parksville man part of company developing new social media networkA former Parksville city councillor is taking on Facebook. Peter Morrison is wo
Fighting Facebook — Parksville man part of company developing new social media network
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
A former Parksville city councillor is taking on Facebook. Peter Morrison is working with brothers Michael and Ian Reid to build a better social network called Kube. Describing themselves as the "not evil Facebook," they formed Red Scotch Software... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
School board wants input on future of Parksville high school's trackCARLI BERRY reporter@pqbnews.com Discussions are still ongoing between the Re
School board wants input on future of Parksville high school's track
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
CARLI BERRY reporter@pqbnews.com Discussions are still ongoing between the Regional District of Nanaimo and School District 69 on what to do with the track at Ballenas Secondary School. At last week's School District 69 board meeting, trustee... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Campires allowed in Parksville Qualicum Beach regionAs of last Friday campfires are permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre, i
Campires allowed in Parksville Qualicum Beach region
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
As of last Friday campfires are permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre, including the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. The fire prohibition was rescinded due to the cooler and wetter conditions, resulting in a decreased wildfire... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
A weekend at a Parksville resort away from the constrant struggleAllegra Jenkins got a surprise staycation. Jenkins is a single mom in Parksvil
A weekend at a Parksville resort away from the constrant struggle
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
Allegra Jenkins got a surprise staycation. Jenkins is a single mom in Parksville with three kids aged five to nine years old. She’s also a student, studying to become an administrative assistant taking courses online through Vancouver Island... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Knox Fall Fair back in action in ParksvilleCarli Berry reporter@pqbnews.com The leaves are changing colours and it’s tha
Knox Fall Fair back in action in Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
Carli Berry reporter@pqbnews.com The leaves are changing colours and it’s that time of year again, the time of the fall fairs. The 11th annual Knox Fall Fair will be coming back to the Knox United Church in Parksville. On Sept. 19 at 345 Pym St.,... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox Valley talent boosts Parksville Royals to gold medal winComox Valley talent helped hit and pitch the Parksville Royals to a gold medal
Comox Valley talent boosts Parksville Royals to gold medal win
Comox Valley Record / Posted 4 days ago
Comox Valley talent helped hit and pitch the Parksville Royals to a gold medal at the Western Canada AAA Midget baseball championships. After playing six games in four days the Royals, composed of 16-18-year-old players from various Vancouver Island... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Windstorm causes hundreds of thousands of power outages in southwest B.C.A powerful windstorm has knocked out power to more than 200,000 customers in so
Windstorm causes hundreds of thousands of power outages in southwest B.C.
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
A powerful windstorm has knocked out power to more than 200,000 customers in southwestern British Columbia and forced the closure of Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Most of the affected homes were in the Lower Mainland, including in Surrey, Richmond,... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville presence at the PNEPARKSVILLE AT THE PNE: Leila Ortiz, left, and Katie Redenbach from Parksville t
Parksville presence at the PNE
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
PARKSVILLE AT THE PNE: Leila Ortiz, left, and Katie Redenbach from Parksville take a spin on what's called Canada's most extreme pendulum ride, The Beast, at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver on Sunday. This latest ride at Playland is... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville Qualicum Beach ignored once again by provincial governmentHere are a couple of interesting news items from supposed senior governments th
Parksville Qualicum Beach ignored once again by provincial government
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
Here are a couple of interesting news items from supposed senior governments that flashed across our mid-summer desk: • Parksville Qualicum Beach has once again been ignored by the provincial government when it comes to its Resort Municipality... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Why do drought levels vary so much in the mid-Island region?Parksville mayor Marc Lefebvre said he's been flooded with questions about vary
Why do drought levels vary so much in the mid-Island region?
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
Parksville mayor Marc Lefebvre said he's been flooded with questions about varying water restrictions within the regional district — and he's seeking some standardization. "I've been getting some different comments regarding the levels of water... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
HeBrews Cafe donating proceeds Saturday to Haven HouseThis Saturday you can satisfy your sweet tooth while giving to charity. HeBrew
HeBrews Cafe donating proceeds Saturday to Haven House
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
This Saturday you can satisfy your sweet tooth while giving to charity. HeBrews Café, a new coffee shop in Qualicum Beach on Second Avenue, is hosting a full day of fundraising for Haven House. From 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. the café will donate 100 per... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Folk artist plays multiple instruments at MACComing to the McMillan Arts Centre ”The Low Lonesome Sound” of Folk Singer/Song
Folk artist plays multiple instruments at MAC
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
Coming to the McMillan Arts Centre ”The Low Lonesome Sound” of Folk Singer/Songwriter, multi instrumentalist, Tim Eccles Friday, Sept. 11 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). Tickets are available at the McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan Street,... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Art exhibit on the move in ParksvilleFor the month of September, “Prairie Whispers... depicting the quiet beauty of
Art exhibit on the move in Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
For the month of September, “Prairie Whispers... depicting the quiet beauty of the prairies” will be on display at Island Exposures, 5-183 West Island Hwy, Parksville. Prairie Whispers is on the move again. During May and June, the traveling show... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Royals tops in Western CanadaThe Parksville Royals, boasting a team-high six players from Campbell River, ca
Royals tops in Western Canada
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
The Parksville Royals, boasting a team-high six players from Campbell River, captured the Western Canada Midget AAA baseball championship Sunday with an 11-inning, 2-1 win over St. Albert, AB in Yorkton, Sask. The Royals, who play in the Vancouver... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Royals reflect on championshipIn a tournament that saw them lose their first game and have to win to have a c
Royals reflect on championship
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
In a tournament that saw them lose their first game and have to win to have a chance at a gold medal, the Quality Foods Parksville Royals went on a run straight to first place at the Western Canadian Championships in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Coming up... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Many from Parksville Qualicum Beach head to 55+ B.C. GamesThe 55+ B.C. Games kicked off on Tuesday, August 25 with over 3,300 athletes co
Many from Parksville Qualicum Beach head to 55+ B.C. Games
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 7 days ago
The 55+ B.C. Games kicked off on Tuesday, August 25 with over 3,300 athletes competing in North Vancouver in 24 different sports. There’s plenty of action going around over the four days of competition and plenty of talent from the Parksville... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Nanaimo art rockers on tourGold & Shadow, a four-piece art rock group from Nanaimo is excited to announce
Nanaimo art rockers on tour
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Gold & Shadow, a four-piece art rock group from Nanaimo is excited to announce the release of their debut full-length album Torch on Friday, Sept. 4 and the premiere of their video for “Half Moon.” Gold & Shadow is also hitting the road for a string... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Still hot in Parksville QualicumThis July was the Earth’s hottest month ever officially recorded by humans, and
Still hot in Parksville Qualicum
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 9 days ago
This July was the Earth’s hottest month ever officially recorded by humans, and it was felt in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. The Qualicum Beach Airport weather station recorded an average temperature of 19.4 C, said Environment Canada... Read more
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BC Local News
Shades of Green is all about the earthCarli Berry reporter@pqbnews.com Shades of Green is an ever evolving opportun
Shades of Green is all about the earth
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
Carli Berry reporter@pqbnews.com Shades of Green is an ever evolving opportunity of eco-friendly supplies. Corrie Smith, owner of Shades of Green, said the business started because there wasn’t earth friendly options in town. “There was nothing... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Mothersill going for provincialsAfter finishing in first place at the Victoria Cup bodybuilding competition, Mi
Mothersill going for provincials
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 9 days ago
After finishing in first place at the Victoria Cup bodybuilding competition, Mike Mothersill now has his sights set on the provincials coming up next year. Hailing from Qualicum Beach, 30-year-old Mothersill won first place in the Men’s Middleweight... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Masterful Colour and Style exhibit at MACThe Oceanside Community Arts Council and the McMillan Arts Centre are pleased t
Masterful Colour and Style exhibit at MAC
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 9 days ago
The Oceanside Community Arts Council and the McMillan Arts Centre are pleased to present the “Masterful Colour and Style” exhibit and sale of outstanding art by The Federation of Canadian Artists — Arrowsmith Chapter, The Silk Worm Group and Debra... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Shades of Green is all about the earthCarli Berry reporter@pqbnews.com Shades of Green is an ever evolving opportun
Shades of Green is all about the earth
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 9 days ago
Carli Berry reporter@pqbnews.com Shades of Green is an ever evolving opportunity of eco-friendly supplies. Corrie Smith, owner of Shades of Green, said the business started because there wasn’t earth friendly options in town. “There was nothing... Read more
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BC Local News
Masterful Colour and Style exhibit at MACThe Oceanside Community Arts Council and the McMillan Arts Centre are pleased t
Masterful Colour and Style exhibit at MAC
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
The Oceanside Community Arts Council and the McMillan Arts Centre are pleased to present the “Masterful Colour and Style” exhibit and sale of outstanding art by The Federation of Canadian Artists — Arrowsmith Chapter, The Silk Worm Group and Debra... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
TWRA Presents Fishing Proposals For 2016-17The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Fisheries Division presented its
TWRA Presents Fishing Proposals For 2016-17
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Fisheries Division presented its proposed 2016-17 sport fish and commercial fishing regulation changes during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s August meeting. TWRA Fisheries Division... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Tiny hamlet of Woodbourne bustles on summer Saturday nightsWOODBOURNE - If you’re looking for a parking space in the hamlet of Woodbourne
Tiny hamlet of Woodbourne bustles on summer Saturday nights
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 11 days ago
WOODBOURNE - If you’re looking for a parking space in the hamlet of Woodbourne on a summer Saturday night, you’d better get creative. Thousands of visitors, primarily Jewish, crowd the sidewalks and street of the one-block strip from about 10 p.m.... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
RCMP called to labour dispute in Qualicum BeachPolice have been called as Qualicum Beach council’s lockout heats up and heads
RCMP called to labour dispute in Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
Police have been called as Qualicum Beach council’s lockout heats up and heads into a fourth week. “The picket lines obstructed vehicles and the RCMP were called,” town Chief Administrative Officer Daniel Sailland said Wednesday morning of an... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
New water treatment plan referendum wording finalizedThe date is set. The amount is set. The wording of the referendum question aski
New water treatment plan referendum wording finalized
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
The date is set. The amount is set. The wording of the referendum question asking Parksville voters to give the city permission to borrow $5.6 million for a new water system is set. Whether or not the vote will be relevant seems to be anything but... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
NDP's Mulcair visits ParksvilleNDP leader Tom Mulcair swept across Vancouver Island Tuesday, stopping in Parks
NDP's Mulcair visits Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
NDP leader Tom Mulcair swept across Vancouver Island Tuesday, stopping in Parksville to officially launch fellow New Democrat Gord Johns’ campaign office on the Island Highway. More than 200 people waving bright orange signs of support attended the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
A tourism aceGolf courses bring millions of dollars to Parksville Qualicum Beach every year.
A tourism ace
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
Golf courses bring millions of dollars to Parksville Qualicum Beach every year. People who golf generally have a considerable amount of disposable income. Tourists who come here to golf have a lot of money to spend. Yes, it’s good for the golf... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Morningstar to host nationalsMorningstar Golf Course will host the 2016 Canadian University/College Champion
Morningstar to host nationals
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
Morningstar Golf Course will host the 2016 Canadian University/College Championships. In conjunction with the University of Victoria and Golf Canada, Morningstar is getting ready to host Canada’s largest national championship tournament, with more... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Candidates in the election weedsWith a recent Supreme Court decision and a dispensary that came and went from d
Candidates in the election weeds
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
With a recent Supreme Court decision and a dispensary that came and went from downtown Parksville, marijuana is a hot local topic in this federal election. Candidates in the new Courtenay-Alberni riding that includes Parksville Qualicum Beach, lean... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville man gets four months in jailA 21-year-old Parksville man is facing four months of jail time after police co
Parksville man gets four months in jail
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
A 21-year-old Parksville man is facing four months of jail time after police connected him to a string of thefts from vehicles in the city earlier this week. Oceanside RCMP Cpl. Jesse Foreman said he received eight phone calls Monday morning... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
New homeless shelter planned for ParksvilleCommunity organizations have a plan to change the way the region’s homeless are
New homeless shelter planned for Parksville
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 14 days ago
Community organizations have a plan to change the way the region’s homeless are served and it includes the use of a spacious building right next to the SOS in downtown Parksville. Representatives of the Parksville and District Association for... Read more
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