Qualicum Beach Newswire

Qualicum Beach Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Qualicum Beach, BC.

Results 1 - 20 of 217 in Qualicum Beach, BC

  1. Vancouver Island mayor welcomes boost from TV series renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    ... family drama series had been approved for a third season. Film locations for the first two seasons included Qualicum Beach, Parksville and Nanaimo, standing in for the state of Maryland. "It's very, very good news for our area," Parksville Mayor ...


  2. BC couple will sell oceanfront house for bitcoin - " but how many?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Vancouver Courier

    This stunning oceanfront home in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island can be your dream getaway for $2.78 million Canadian dollars, or the equivalent in bitcoin - however much that may be. Today it is 163.3 bitcoin - but next week it could be wildly different.


  3. Expedia Canada poll finds Cape Breton as the No. 1 tourist destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... places on Expedia's must-see list include Cavendish, P.E.I.; Penticton, B.C.; Ponoka, Alta.; Lahaina, Hawaii; Qualicum Beach, B.C.; Tokyo, Japan; Manchester, Tennessee; Edmonton, Alta.; Negril, Jamaica; Squamish, B.C.; Fredericton, N.B.; Deadwood, ...


  4. Vancouver couple willing to accept bitcoin for oceanfront houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Globe and Mail

    ... edge mansion. She's a dentist, he's a lawyer, and they bought their dream property on 1885 Widgeon Rd., near Qualicum Beach, in 2001, right on the waterfront of the Georgia Strait. In 2010, the couple retired and moved their three children from ...


  5. Travellers pick PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Castanet.net

    The travel website surveyed 1,000 Canadians, who overwhelmingly selected BC as the place for other Canadians to visit. Penticton, Qualicum Beach and Squamish were picked as the province's top destinations.


  6. Man tried to drown police dog after chase near Qualicum Beach, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Richmond News

    A man driving a stolen vehicle loaded with weapons tried to drown a police dog in a river after he was tracked for more than three hours through the snowy woods in Qualicum Beach, police say. Mounties spotted the vehicle, which police said was stolen from the Comox Valley, on Claymore Road West about 11 p.m. on Dec. 28, said Cpl.


  7. Suspect tries to drown police dog during chase near Qualicum Beach: RCMPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | GlobalNews

    RCMP said two men are facing multiple charges following a three-and-half hour police chase near Qualicum Beach that saw a suspect try to drown a police dog. Mounties said they spotted a stolen car on Claymore Road West on the evening of Dec. 28. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop for police and officers later found the vehicle with two people inside in a ditch.


  8. Air Transat passengers breach security at Edmonton airport after getting lost between planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | CBC News

    ... 'Excuse me, we can't go up that ramp because we haven't gone through customs yet.' " Tryon, who is from Qualicum Beach, B.C., said he complained to the flight crew, but was told the procedure was common practice. "They were getting quite agitated ...


  9. Queens County canoe builder Labrador recognized with Indigenous artist awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The News

    ... between Queens County and Vancouver Island, where his wife's from. When he's on the island, he's just outside Qualicum Beach, about a half hour north of Nanaimo. The self-taught artist is best known for building birch bark canoes. Labrador has also ...


  10. Queens County artist recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Nova News Now

    ... between Queens County and Vancouver Island, where his wife's from. When he's on the island, he's just outside Qualicum Beach, about a half hour north of Nanaimo. The self-taught artist is best known for building birch bark canoes. Labrador has also ...


  11. Prison time, $50K in restitution ordered for B.C. man who beat quadriplegic with shovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBC News

    ... the attack, he was in the midst of a divorce and was caring for his nine-year-old daughter at their home in Qualicum Beach. Meanwhile, his ex-wife had been living with the man who would become his attacker, known as R.G.D. in court documents. On the ...


  12. Damaging winds and rain expected to hit South Coast TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | CBC News

    ... Ridge, and the North Shore, as well as eastern Vancouver Island with the heaviest rainfall expected between Qualicum Beach and Fanny Bay. Yesterday, peak winds reached 80-90 km/h on parts of the South Coast, cancelling or delaying a number of ferry ...


  13. Vancouver Island farmer raises rare breed of giant pig to create more sustainable meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | CBC News

    Sizzle, a sow of the "large black" breed that lives on End of the Road Ranch in Qualicum Beach. Just south of Qualicum Bay on Vancouver Island, a farmer is trying to preserve a rare breed of pig by advertising its tasty meat.


  14. Lawrence Joseph BernardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Weyburn Review

    ... house in St. Brieux, he was very proud of that accomplishment. After retirement in 1991, Mom and Dad moved to Qualicum Beach, BC. They enjoyed church activities, travelling and playing cards. Dad enjoyed gardening and cultivated many beautiful roses ...


  15. Slow-moving vehicles pitched for rural roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Coast Reporter

    ... part of a provincial pilot project testing slow-moving electrical vehicles - the village of Chase and Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island. West Howe Sound director Ian Winn said he saw "some interesting opportunities" in the proposal, but added the ...


  16. Lost art of changing lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Castanet.net

    The sun is shining, the traffic is light and I'm enjoying my drive on the Inland Island Highway, headed to Qualicum Beach. The only vehicle nearby is a car that is slowly overtaking me on the left.


  17. Police shoot, kill manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Castanet.net

    About 6 a.m. Thursday, RCMP were asked to assist paramedics who were tending to a man who had stabbed himself inside a vehicle on the Inland Island Highway in Qualicum Beach. Callers to 911 then advised police the man was running down the highway and that someone was trying to restrain him.


  18. IIO deployed to fatal officer-involved shooting in Qualicum BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | GlobalNews

    The BC RCMP says officers with the Oceanside RCMP were called to help paramedics with a man who had stabbed himself inside his vehicle on the Island Highway near Van Isle Road around 6 a.m. on Thursday.


  19. B.C. town councillor sorry for dog poop left on deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The London Free Press

    Neil Horner, a councillor for the Vancouver Island town of Qualicum Beach, apologized to bylaw enforcement officer Don Marshall for his "epic example of stupid airheadedness" at Monday's council meeting, according to the Parksville Qualicum Beach News . During the meeting, Horner said a few weeks ago the bylaw officer told him someone from his "inner circle had been seen walking the family dog and not picking up the feces."


  20. Parksville barbecue cooks up cancer-fighting fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... half of us understand I didn't understand half of what their fundraising was about." Rider Beth O'Connor of Qualicum Beach, who works at the Port Alberni RCMP detachment, served as the local team host. She introduced each member of the team and ...