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Local news for Qualicum Beach, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

EDITORIAL: QB poll questions

A recent poll commissioned by the owners of Pheasant Glen Golf Resort indicate 67 per cent of Qualicum Beach residents agree the resort's expansion plans will be good for the community.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Parksville Qualicum Beach parents answer survey about labour dispute

District 69 parents who responded to a recent online poll are firmly behind class size limits, which is one of the main sticking points in the ongoing B.C. teacher's strike.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Parksville Qualicum News

Huge plant sale at Milner Gardens

This Sept. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be great discounts on heritage trees, shrubs and perennials propagated on-site.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Canada

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Campfire ban lifted in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Effective at noon today , campfires will once again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction, including Parksville Qualicum Beach, according to a CFC news release.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The News

Critically endangered ponies stopping in Pictou County

Earth Arc is going to be home to some Newfoundland Pony stallions who are stopping here as part of a cross Canada journey that will see them return to their ancestral home.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Parksville Qualicum News

Margery infatuated with marinas

The local artist has had an infatuation with marinas ever since she arrived in the area a year ago from Manitoba, and there's something particularly interesting about colourful, floating buoys, she said.

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Related Topix: Canada, Painting, Arts

Parksville Qualicum News

EDITORIAL: Teachers' strike has a real economic impact in Parksville Qualicum Beach

The teachers' strike continues and it raises more questions about the school year ahead and, perhaps, wider concerns about the local economy.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Campfire ban still in place in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Parts of the Coastal Fire Centre were granted reprieve from a campfire ban last Friday, however Parksville Qualicum Beach is still under a strict campfire prohibition.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Weather

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Quality Foods owners honoured by their peers

The partners who built Qualicum Beach-based Quality Foods are being honoured next month as life members by the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers .

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Port Alberni woman killed in collision on Highway 19 near Parksville

A 35 year-old Port Alberni woman is dead after she was hit by a northbound tractor trailer unit on Highway 19 Monday afternoon.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Sharks! Which ones are in the waters around Parksville Qualicum Beach?

Shark Week, Discovery Channel's seven-day extravaganza dedicated to all things shark, just kicked off its 27th year, garnering record high ratings for the network.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Sharks! Which ones are in the waters around Parksville Qualicum Beach?

Shark Week, Discovery Channel's seven-day extravaganza dedicated to all things shark, just kicked off its 27th year, garnering record high ratings for the network.

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Related Topix: Canada

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Phil Dwyer at Les Brasseurs du Temps on Aug. 17

Cooking's cooking, one guesses, whether it's the figurative or the literal, the first accomplished on a red hot saxophone, the other on a red hot stovetop.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Don Thompson, Jazz,

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Race for Nanoose Bay seat on RDN board now wide open

Elections are in the air, and after 29 years in politics, Regional District of Nanaimo director George Holme has announced he will not seek re-election this fall.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Coastal firefighters dispatched to Interior

Nearly 150 people have been deployed from the Coastal Fire Centre to help fight fires in other parts of the province.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Evoking emotion in life and in art

Now, 17 years later, they both have a compelling collection of art work. Dahl creates dramatic yet calming beach scenes, colourful portraits, and abstract animals from water-based oil paints.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Canada,

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Qualicum Beach town councillor Dave Willie weighing his options

The debate surrounding Qualicum Beach's Growth Containment Boundary has been deferred while one town councillor consults his lawyer.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Narrow lots presenting challenges in Qualicum Beach

Property owners in Qualicum Beach with a very narrow lot will not have to undo recent renovations nor will they receive a Land Title notice against their property.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Parksville mayor announces intentions Thursday in relation to this fall's election

Parksville Mayor Chris Burger will let the public know on Thursday whether he intends to run for re-election this fall.

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Parksville Qualicum News

Teen theatre group tackles The Little Mermaid in Qualicum Beach

A teen theatre program in Qualicum Beach is presenting a classic Disney tale this weekend filled with memorable songs, fast footwork and plenty of undersea creatures.

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