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The waterfront property was zoned for a six-lot residential subdivision, but was saved from development thanks to conservation-minded land owners.
Here are some of the most prominent and impactful stories we reported on in 2021 (in no particular order).
What news stories made you smile this year?
Two of Qualicum Beach’s youngest actors will soon make their movie debut.
Parksville’s Knox United Church will soon be the stage for several debuts, including the launch of the National Stage Company of Canada’s inaugural season.
Graham Lenton has lived in Qualicum Beach for the last five years, but his military and police career took him to diverse places across the world.
“It gives you a better perspective on what is important,” said Dick Glassford, a volunteer KEEF board member who lives in Parksville.
Duane Round said he organized the march because he spent some time at Oceanside Health Centre recently and noticed many of the health-care workers looked tired.
“We’d known a lot of very low-income parents and we came from low income parents as well,” said Cheryl Cote. “We know what Christmases were like for the kids, but we also get what it’s like for the parents.”

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