February 2022

The Parksville Community Centre 5–11 vaccine clinic runs Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Its 12 and older COVID-19 vaccine clinic runs Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m.
Parking on the Alberni Highway will be limited for a few days this week while the city removes seasonal lights.
Active transportation includes all human-powered forms of travel, including walking, cycling, in-line skating and skateboarding, as well as electric-powered forms of travel such as e-bikes and mobility scooters.
The Pine Street home was reduced to rubble around 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 27, according to a Nanaimo RCMP media release. The sound of the blast was heard around the city.
Vehicle and passenger traffic increased by 26 per cent and 43 per cent, respectively, although the company noted a $1.6 million loss, in the three month period ending Dec. 31.
Qualicum Beach Town Council voted unanimously in favour of giving third reading to a bylaw that will permit a mixed-use development at 190/194 First Avenue West.
Premier John Horgan has appointed Josie Osborne, Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA, as Minister of Land, Water, and Resource Stewardship and Minister Responsible for Fisheries.
After several recent fires, Parksville Fire Department wants to remind people that basic preventative measures save lives, prevent injuries and help protect property.
The city says it needs to widen the trails for maintenance, emergency access and safe egress for ambulance and fire protection.
Vancouver Island’s first eagle reserve is within $300,000 of becoming a reality.

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