John Harding

An estimated $20,000 of camping gear stolen from Parksville Scouts hall

Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for the items" GoFundMe page set up to help the scouts

EDITORIAL: Fill that stocking!

You can donate online at or by calling 250-248-2093

Parksville city councillors all worked up about speeding

Some councillors calling for more enforcement from the RCMP

Public forum Thursday in Parksville: It’s time for a drugs talk

Event organized to bring info, experience to public

Parties pick their candidates for Parksville-Qualicum

The B.C. Liberals, NDP and Green Party have their candidates in place for the May, 2017 provincial election

EDITORIAL: Moving goods to market

We'd all like to fuel the economy and our lives with clean energy, but until that's a reality, we have to move our products to market

Stanford Place in Parksville part of deal to sell retirement homes to firm liked with China

The Gardens at Qualicum Beach is not part of the new 'partnership'

Union says it will oppose sale of B.C. retirement homes to firm with links to China

Retirement Concepts owns 24 retirement facilities, mostly in B.C.

City of Parksville takes a step toward housing strategy

Coun. Kim Burden said less than 20 per cent of of the housing market in the city is available for rent - provincial average is 43 per cent

Parksville residents can expect a four per cent increase in property taxes in each of the next five years

City council gave three readings Monday night to the 2017-21 financial plan

New bumper boats for little ones in Parksville

Paradise Mini Golf and Fun Park has applied for a zoning amendment to allow for a smaller version of bumper boats attractions

EDITORIAL: Reacting to balloons

Qualicum School District trustees might want to think again before going down this road

EDITORIAL: A definite disconnect

BCTF has a discussion paper on how teachers should counter military recruitment in the schools

Parksville thrift store offers more than deals

Workability society helps people with brain injuries learn how much they can work

Businesses boost shelter

Every $600 keeps homeless shelter open another night

Before practice, the real thing for Arrowsmith Search and Rescue

A Victoria man was rescued in the hills above Nanoose Bay on Saturday

EDITORIAL: The need to talk

City staff and council might want to consider actual conversations with residents and businesses potentially affected by developments

Parksville residents say proposed building will create dangerous situations for vehicles and pedestrians

Legion and SOS officials, neighbours to the proposed project, say they weren't contacted by city officials about the variances requested

Parksville Community and Conference Centre presents its 2017 budget

Parksville city council had a lot of questions about the budget and decided more discussion would come later

EDITORIAL: Lest We Forget

See the Remembrance Day special section inside the Nov. 10 edition of The NEWS