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Qualicum Beach approves purchase of new firetruck

The town of Qualicum Beach approved the purchase of a new firetruck to replace the current primary rescue unit, which is almost 22 years-old. Council approved $908,355.10 for the fire engine, with a contingency of $920,000.

Local navy veteran enjoyed a career sailing the Pacific Ocean

Life at sea is not easy, but a Qualicum Beach navy veteran said he enjoyed visiting many ports during his career sailing around the Pacific Ocean. The best memories of his 35 years of service are of the people he met, according to Bill Layman.

Qualicum Beach council votes to stop demolition of St Andrews Lodge

Demolition work on St Andrews Lodge in Qualicum Beach has been halted. Town council voted to open a conversation with the Qualicum Beach Community Education and Wellness Society (QCEWS) to establish a society that could take lead in restoring and operating the building.

Parksville-Qualicum Voter’s Guide

There are five candidates on the ballot for Parksville-Qualicum — Oceanside News’ guide will help you to get to know them, their party and what they stand for.

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