John Harding

EDITORIAL: Excited States

What kind of effect would a Donald Trump victory today have on Canadians

EDITORIAL: Businesses step up

Great community-minded action from Parksville businesses is filling the voids created by government inaction

New water treatment plant and intake for Parksville and Nanoose Bay may cost almost $4 million more than expected

The 13 per cent increase in costs came to light at recent city budget discussions

Rotary helps the homeless in Parksville

However, the recently-announced extreme weather shelter is still not open

Bethlehem Walk cancelled for this year at least in Parksville

The Salvation Army will have to "try a little harder" to make up the $15,000/year it received from the event

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: No new connector to Port Alberni from Parksville Qualicum Beach

Provincial government opts to do $24 million in improvements to Highway 4 instead of building $92 million Horne Lake Connector

Courtenay-Alberni MP wants to take seniors’ health feedback to Ottawa

Gord Johns is hosting a town hall meeting Monday, Nov. 7 from 2-4 p.m. at the Community Hall in Qualicum Beach

EDITORIAL: hard-working MP

Can Gord Johns, as a third-party MP, bring federal funds to Parksville Qualicum Beach?

One year after election, MP Gord Johns says he is working across party lines

Rookie MP for the riding that includes Parksville Qualicum Beach has risen in the House of Commons more than 80 times

Kim Burden wins Parksville city council byelection

He says his first priority will be to 'communicate the need to be proactive'

Parksville byelection: candidates talk taxes

Parksville residents can vote in the byelection on Saturday at Baptist church on Pym street from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: More homeless, fewer services in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Manna Homeless Society founder says he is seeing more homeless who are elderly, female and youth; still no word on winter shelter

EDITORIAL: Get out and vote Saturday in Parksville byelection

Five candidates are vying for a city council position

Parksville unveils Canada 150 mural

Hundreds of people contributed painted tiles to the mural, part of Canada's 150th birthday celebrations for 2017

Parksville Beachfest doles out some serious dough (with video)

After a record year for attendance, the Beachfest Society handed out $60,000 to local community organizations who worked the festival

A fun race at Silver Meadows in Erriington

Hundreds of people came to the popular festival on Sunday in this, its ninth year

Return of trade dispute provides uncertainty in forest industry around Parksville Qualicum Beach

The majority of forest in this region is on land owned by private companies, individuals

EDITORIAL: Still no shelter for homeless in Parksville Qualicum Beach

An announcement is expected any day, but an extreme weather shelter is only a Band-Aid and a return to service levels from years ago

Future firefighters get a chance to take the wheel at Parksville VFD open house

Equipment was on display and firefighters were on hand to provide information

Parksville byelection: candidates have different first priorities

The city council seat will be filled after Saturday's byelection; advance voting available Wednesday