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Support pours in for Vancouver Island couple whose home was destroyed by massive blaze

GoFundMe page reached $10,000 in one day for soon-to-be parents

Vancouver Island spa best in Canada

Parksville’s Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara ranked number one for the third time by Spas of America

Radio transmitter helps quickly locate missing Parksville man with dementia

Man found within 12 minutes thanks to Project Lifesaver

Raw milk believed to be source of E. coli contamination in cheese: BCCDC

Production of Qualicum Spice cheese remains on hold

Midnight fireworks on New Year’s Eve called ‘selfish, incredibly intrusive’

Resident says her New Year’s Eve was ruined by loud displays

Man in his 60s dies in ATV accident north of Parksville

BC Coroners Service investigating the death

Parksville won’t alter summer concerts despite noise complaint

Resident says he can’t enjoy his property when concerts are taking place

Vancouver Island dairy farmer disappointed with USMCA deal

Parksville farmer says recently signed agreement will cause cuts to his growth income

No public pot-smoking in Parksville

City plans to follow through with ban on smoking and vaping in public places

Outreach group ordered to stop feeding homeless on City of Parksville property

City issued Manna Homeless Society cease and desist order after complaints from public

How a group of concerned students inspired Vancouver Island to #TrustYourself

Island Health social media initiative urging survivors of sexual assault to seek medical care

Racist slur cleaned off memorial at Qualicum First Nation graveyard

Site was hit by vandals on Friday; many immediately offered support and assistance

Vancouver Island service dogs helping veterans deal with PTSD

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs matches soldiers with trained puppies

Parksville post office evacuated after powdered substance found

No injuries reported; drug lab to investigate substance

Man airlifted to Victoria after vehicle T-boned near Little Qualicum River bridge

Injured man transported to hospital with critical injuries

Headless bear carcass found by dog walkers in Qualicum Beach

Conservation officers believe animal was killed elsewhere and dumped near subdivision

Trick-or-treating stirs up sweet memories for adults

What is your favourite Halloween candy?

Vancouver Island farmer says new USMCA deal ‘terribly weakens’ Canadian dairy industry

Clarke Gourlay of Morningstar Farm says trade deal will negatively impact his farm’s milk production

Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers