John Harding

EDITORIAL: End the ICF charade

Report released this week affirms much of what local politicians and editorial writers have been saying for years

Report suggests ICF’s lack of transparency leading to lack of trust from politicians, public

The report was prepared by aKd Resource for the Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities

Dealing with the dealers in Parksville

Residents say they are unhappy with the daily drug deals they say are happening close to their homes

EDITORIAL: There’s a push to get the Salish Sea designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Just what effect would the designation have on shipping, fishing, oil tankers, etc.?

Parksville’s Joan Lemoine aims to raise $6,000 this year for children with cancer

The big local event on the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock calendar is Sept. 29 at the Quality Inn Bayside

Parksville Qualicum Beach business owner John Rockley dies in single-vehicle accident near Sicamous

Rockley, 72, was an active member of the local chambers of commerce and an avid golfer

ICF gets a tax break from City of Parksville

It amounts to about $13,000/year in revenue lost to the city; Langford mayor says he feels his city has been 'blackmailed'

EDITORIAL: We need to talk

The City of Parksville needs to do a better job communicating with residents about big projects that will affect their neighbourhoods

EDITORIAL: Where are these jobs?

B.C. government rolling our big numbers from their Jobs Plan, but we see little to none of those in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Residents’ group supports new plan for vacant land next to Qualicum Beach town hall

Qualicum Beach Residents' Association president says Berwick Retirement Communities' plan is better than the previous idea, The Clarion

No indication when public will see report on Parksville Community and Conference Centre

City Coun. Kirk Oates said there are no surprises in report, which council got to see about two months

EDITORIAL: Too much government

Take a 10-minute walk in parts of Parksville Qualicum Beach and you could step in three different jurisdictions

EDITORIAL: Byelection could provide report card for Parksville city council

Halfway through its mandate, the view from here suggests it hasn't been a banner two years for this group

Parksville Beachfest could shatter attendance record this weekend

Beachfest Society will give a prize valued at $1,100 to the 115,000th visitor who comes through the gates to see the sand scultures

Parksville city council news: Lighting up the downtown

Also, Mayor Marc Lefebvre has some terse words for Trill Drive residents

Excitement near Rathtrevor Park on Wednesday results in no charges, search called off

Social media reports from residents were not accurate: there was no break-in and no danger to the public, say police

EDITORIAL: The dangers of social media

Fact-checking, accountability and attribution not generally part of the noise on social media sites

Parksville byelection set for Oct. 22

Candidates must file their nomination papers at city hall from Sept. 6-16

Parksville resort looks to add 64 units

It was touch and go at city council on whether Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort was going to have its development permit application approved

Vandals damage cars on Parksville lot

Police have fingerprints and boot impressions to work with as they search for suspects