Qualicum Beach News

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

Qualicum Beach News

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

Tuesday | 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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Tuesday | 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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Tuesday | 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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Tuesday | 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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Cloverdale Reporter

Farm market coupon program expands

The B.C. government has expanded its program to offer coupons worth $15 a week for farm market produce to pregnant women, seniors and low-income families who take a nutrition course.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Vegetables, Canada,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

100th anniversary of First World War - Parksville Museum searching for artifacts

A First World War 37mm "pom pom" shell at the Parksville Museum, which is looking to expand its collection to mark the 100th anniversary of the war.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Teachers' strike: Parksville Qualicum Beach leaders optimistic about new talks

Education Minister Peter Fassbender and BCTF president Jim Iker are both expressing optimism, saying their full bargaining teams will be present and each side will make contract presentations.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Riding for a cause around Rathtrevor

The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock has already started filling up donation jars in the Parksville area.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Roots, reggae at French Creek

Parksville Qualicum Beach's own Paul Laine will be performing at VIEX in Nanaimo for his first concert in Canada in over two decades.

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Related Topix: Canada

Vancouver Sun

Barbara Yaffe: Former premiers support Northern Gateway

The tailings pond dam breach at the Mount Polley mine released an estimated 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of fine sand into Polley Lake.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Music star Paul Laine returns to his roots

Paul Laine has taken his music around the world and fans in Canada will finally get their chance to see him at VIEX in Nanaimo August 15. "I was living and commuting from the Parksville Qualicum Beach area to New York for over a decade and it was very interesting," said Laine, who now lives in Parksville but often works in Vancouver and Nashville.

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Related Topix: Canada, Danger Danger, Hard-Rock

Parksville Qualicum News

EDITORIAL: Paternal politics

The increased involvement of Nanaimo's mayor and council in the affairs, and pocketbooks, of Parksville Qualicum Beach residents has a distasteful, paternalistic feel.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

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