January 2022

Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Arrowsmith Lodge long-term care home in Parksville.
Qualicum Beach residents will have a chance to speak on whether they want council to increase from five to seven members during a virtual committee of the whole meeting on Feb. 9.
Residents of Dufferin Place are, in general, experiencing mild symptoms, according to Island Health.
Subsidy applications will be allocated twice each calendar year, once in March and once in September.
New COVID-19 cases are on the decline in the Oceanside local health area after several weeks of record increases, BC Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC) data shows.
City council deferred discussion on a grant that would allow the city to complete its 20-year Parksville Community Park stormwater management master plan in five years, but would still leave the city on the hook for about $1.9 million of the cost.
The museum welcomed over 2,800 visitors and added new exterior signage to help visitors navigate their way around the grounds.
Update: The 74-year-old man who was reported missing from Nanaimo has been located safe and sound, according to RCMP.
Dayton Anderson, 32, allegedly entered a home and assaulted a 52-year-old occupant in October 2021.
Lisa Grant will begin her tenure as general manager for planning and development on Feb. 22, according to a media release from the regional district.

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