Kevin Forsyth

The Nature Trust of BC announced a donation of 71 acres of land by Emil Anderson Group at the Suspension Foot Bridge in Top Bridge Regional Park in Parksville. From left: Jasper Lament, Nature Trust of BC CEO, Chris Bob, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation council member, Lehann Wallace, RDN Area G director, 
Mike Jacobs, Emil Anderson Group
 chair, Emily Griffiths-Hamilton, Nature Trust of BC
 chair. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

71 acres to be preserved along Englishman River thanks to donation valued at more than $5M

Emil Anderson Group donated to Nature Trust of BC conservation complex

The Nature Trust of BC announced a donation of 71 acres of land by Emil Anderson Group at the Suspension Foot Bridge in Top Bridge Regional Park in Parksville. From left: Jasper Lament, Nature Trust of BC CEO, Chris Bob, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation council member, Lehann Wallace, RDN Area G director, 
Mike Jacobs, Emil Anderson Group
 chair, Emily Griffiths-Hamilton, Nature Trust of BC
 chair. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Alex Close, Royal Air Force member originally from Qualicum Beach, was part of Operation London Bridge for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach man proudly serves in ‘Operation London Bridge’ for queen’s funeral

RAF member Alex Close on hand for Queen Elizabeth II procession

Alex Close, Royal Air Force member originally from Qualicum Beach, was part of Operation London Bridge for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. (Submitted photo)
Alexander Close, a 24-year-old member of the Royal Air Force originally from Qualicum Beach, was selected to attend the monarch’s final farewell at Windsor Castle on Sept. 19. (Submitted photo)

Kwalikum Secondary grad selected to attend funeral for Queen Elizabeth II

RAF member was air cadet in 893 Beaufort Squadron

Alexander Close, a 24-year-old member of the Royal Air Force originally from Qualicum Beach, was selected to attend the monarch’s final farewell at Windsor Castle on Sept. 19. (Submitted photo)
Queen Elizabeth II visited Qualicum Beach in 1951, before her coronation two years later. More photos and mementos of Queen Elizabeth and her visits to Qualicum Beach can be seen at the Qualicum Beach Museum as of Sept. 10. (Photo courtesy of Qualicum Beach Museum)

Queen Elizabeth II fondly remembered in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Monarch visited the area in 1951 and 1987

Queen Elizabeth II visited Qualicum Beach in 1951, before her coronation two years later. More photos and mementos of Queen Elizabeth and her visits to Qualicum Beach can be seen at the Qualicum Beach Museum as of Sept. 10. (Photo courtesy of Qualicum Beach Museum)
Author Bill Arnott, seen here in Qualicum Beach Heritage Forest, recently wrote ‘A Season on Vancouver Island’ with many references to the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Submitted photo)

B.C. travel writer visits Parksville Qualicum Beach for new book

Bill Arnott checked out numerous PQB spots on three-month Island trip

Author Bill Arnott, seen here in Qualicum Beach Heritage Forest, recently wrote ‘A Season on Vancouver Island’ with many references to the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. (Submitted photo)
Moila and Brian Jenkins of Longhouse Specialty Forest Products in Parksville won a defamation lawsuit against a disgruntled customer who posted negative reviews online. (Submitted photo)

Parksville business awarded $90,000 in damages after malicious online review

Judge found online reviews from customer ‘false’ and ‘malicious’

Moila and Brian Jenkins of Longhouse Specialty Forest Products in Parksville won a defamation lawsuit against a disgruntled customer who posted negative reviews online. (Submitted photo)
Abigail Dueck discovered her car was vandalized with a swastika symbol on Sunday, Aug. 21 in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

‘Jarring’ swastika symbol spray-painted on Vancouver Island car

Victim says vandalism may be related to vehicle’s pride sticker

Abigail Dueck discovered her car was vandalized with a swastika symbol on Sunday, Aug. 21 in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
Kelly Corbett with some of her artwork for ‘The Tale of One Urban Creek’, on display at the McMillan Arts Centre (133 McMillan St) in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

Nature inspires Nanoose Bay painter’s work

Kelly Corbett excited to use artwork to bring attention to plight of Shelly Creek

Kelly Corbett with some of her artwork for ‘The Tale of One Urban Creek’, on display at the McMillan Arts Centre (133 McMillan St) in Parksville. (Submitted photo)
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Qualicum developers discontinue civil claim for defamation

Discontinuance of lawsuit filed following Aug. 8 ruling

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Parksville’s David Woodward won two awards at the World Beer Cup this past May. He is seen here with some Sitka spruce tips for a new spruce beer he brews at Rusted Rake Brewing in Nanoose Bay. (Submitted photo)

Parksville brew-master brews gold at World Beer Cup

David Woodward’s submission chosen out of thousands

Parksville’s David Woodward won two awards at the World Beer Cup this past May. He is seen here with some Sitka spruce tips for a new spruce beer he brews at Rusted Rake Brewing in Nanoose Bay. (Submitted photo)
Sydney Preston finished her third mystery book. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Sydney Preston finished her third mystery book. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Dr. Emily Roback recently opened Canada’s first sensory-friendly chiropractic office in Parksville. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Parksville home to Canada’s first sensory-friendly chiropractic office

Dr. Emily Roback says a patient’s environment can help them heal

Dr. Emily Roback recently opened Canada’s first sensory-friendly chiropractic office in Parksville. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Ezra Morse, president of the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society, seen here speaking to the crowd during a March for the Future event in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

B.C. judge dismisses defamation lawsuit in what defence is calling a win for public debate

Lawsuit pertained to 24 statements made in relation to pending bylaw amendment in Qualicum Beach

Ezra Morse, president of the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society, seen here speaking to the crowd during a March for the Future event in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
Nicholas Bennett of Canada poses after winning the gold medal in the Men’s 200 meters freestyle S14 final during the swimming competition of the Commonwealth Games, at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Vancouver Island swimmer Bennett wins gold medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Ravensong Aquatic Club member was ‘ready for the gold’, says dad

Nicholas Bennett of Canada poses after winning the gold medal in the Men’s 200 meters freestyle S14 final during the swimming competition of the Commonwealth Games, at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
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ASAR quickly locate missing 81-year-old in Parksville

Woman wandered away from sand sculpting exhibition

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No injuries after truck collides with Parksville restaurant

Happy Jack’s Restaurant grand opening delayed by one day

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An artist works on his sand sculpture on Day 2 of the 2018 Parksville Beach Festival’s sand sculpting competition. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Beach Festival makes grand return in 2022 after 2-year absence

Sand sculpting competition theme is the ‘Roaring Twenties’

An artist works on his sand sculpture on Day 2 of the 2018 Parksville Beach Festival’s sand sculpting competition. (PQB News file photo)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo Aug. 15, 2021. (Drive B.C. image)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo Aug. 15, 2021. (Drive B.C. image)
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Vancouver Island restaurant hailed for having one of Canada’s best burgers

Q Burger owner pleasantly surprised by Top 5 kudos from readers

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