September 2021

Qualicum Beach residents will have a chance to provide input on a temporary use permit application which, if approved, would allow three short-term rental units on the ground floor of 210 First Avenue West.
The project re-establishes an artificial estuary for Beach Creek designed to restore natural conditions to a creek outlet, enhance fish access and reduce predation on salmon returning to spawn.
The program came about after Indigenous Elder Linda Jack gathered friends and community groups to help her quest to learn how to read.
BC Ferries was forced to cancel eight sailings today due a mechanical problem with one of its vessels.
The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and members of the public can check out live training demonstrations at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
“I have no doubt that this fire would have been much more severe if not for the working fire sprinkler system in the building. Fire sprinklers save lives,” said Marc Norris, Parksville fire chief.
Over 1,200 people have died as a result of toxic drugs in the first seven months of 2021, according to the latest report from the BC Coroners Service.
The province said if actions in the plan are fully realized, it will result in incremental greenhouse gas emission reductions of over 930,000 tonnes per year by 2026 — equal to taking 200,000 passenger vehicles off the road per year.
The studio, expected to open in early 2022, will provide a new 3,269 square-foot childcare centre with outdoor play area, to be located within the town-owned community park.
The event will take place Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the training centre at 1159 Franklin’s Gull Road in the Industrial Park. Demonstrations will include auto extrication, high angle rope, motor vehicle fire and side-by-side burn.

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