Publication: Parksville Qualicum News

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Winchester Gallery celebrates 20 years with 20/20 vision

Elizabeth Levinson of Winchester Modern, left, owner Gunter Heinrich and Linda M. Hensellek of Winchester Galleries in front of a trio of early Emily Carr works on display in Oak Bay.— image credit: Christine van Reeuwyk/News staffAvis Rassmusen slips ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 1 hour ago]
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Scotland stays: Gwynne Dyer on the No vote

Gwynne DyerA week ago, the "Kurdistan Times" warned that "the British are exercising the old colonialist tongue to control the minds and dampen the aspirations of Scottish people who want to vote Yes (to independence)." And lo! It came to pass just as ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 4 hours ago]
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Amalgamation answer matters

Just a few months ago, the push to convince the region’s 13 councils that a non-binding question on amalgamation was a good idea during this fall’s elections seemed all but defeated.AmalgamationYes, a resident group set up to lead that drive, still appears ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 21 hours ago]
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Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE? Members of the took on some challenging choreography Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting, this time at The Beach Club Resort. Innovate Dance Arts owners Sarah DeVito and Deena Carl recently joined the Parksville ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 10 hours ago]
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EDITORIAL: Housing fix a long way off

On a cold night in February of this year, a team of volunteers, housing advocates and university students spread out across Greater Victoria to find out how many people were accessing shelters and other forms of temporary housing.What they found wasn’t ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 17 hours ago]
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Government plays politics with education

Negotiation finally succeeded to end the teachers’ strike which has left students missing five weeks of school and has pitted teachers and parents against the government.Time and again, on picket lines and at protests I heard people question how the BC ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 19 hours ago]
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APPIES & ENTREES: Uncorking friendships amongst the vines

Where there’s wine around, it’s likely I’ll be found.As a journalist, I’ve been present at many wine events, camera slung round my neck, as I circle the venue, armed with pen and pad, looking for photo subjects.Most recently, I had the pleasure of attending ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 21 hours ago]
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Celebrating Parksville Qualicum Beach seniors

Parksville Mayor Chris Burger has signed a proclamation that recognizes October 1 as"National Seniors Day."As the Parksville Qualicum Beach area boasts the oldest population in Canada, there will be many activities celebrating our community's seniors ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
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'Speeders' roll on the rails near Parksville Qualicum Beach

These tiny rail cars (called ‘speeders’) and their owners from all over North America visited the Parksville Qualicum Beach area this week.— image credit: Auren Ruvinsky photoThey catch a lot of attention as they clunk down the little used tracks of the ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
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Tickets going fast for Tour de Rock event in Parksville

The excitement is building and the tickets are going fast for the big Tour de Rock beer and burger gala as the Cops for Cancer team hits the Parksville Qualicum Beach area next Thursday.About two-thirds along their 1,000 km cycle down Vancouver Island, ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
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THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Take a bird walk on the beach with Parksville Qualicum Beach birders

Bob Ellis and Rhonda Fleming were out looking for rare birds, and enjoying the less rare varieties on this week’s Tuesday Bird Walk on Rathtrevor Beach.— image credit: Auren Ruvinsky photoThere's no such thing as a seagull!There are at least nine different ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
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Pot production facility proposed for Bowser/Deep Bay

A Vancouver Island father and son are looking to build a medical marijuana facility in Deep Bay.Lantzville's Keith Reid and his son Sean, who lives in Parksville, submitted an application to Health Canada late last year to become licensed pot produce ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]

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A week ago, the "Kurdistan Times" warned that "the British are exercising the old colonialist tongue to control the minds and dampen the aspirations of Scottish people who want to vote Yes (to independence)." And lo! It came to pass just as the Kurdistan Times predicted...
"We did a goofy thing and dumped water over the guys to make a point about the rain we get on Vancouver Island.  We sent in the three minute video and from there they were interested but it took a long time for them to figure out how to do it with four people ... that was a new twist for them" said Lisa
"I question the need for this panel," said Greir. "We want to move quicker with development permits. I don't know how important it (the panel) is."
"We're really excited about Active Aging Week," she said. "There will be lots of activities throughout the week encouraging people to be active."

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Winchester Gallery celebrates 20 years with 20/... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 1 hour ago]
Scotland stays: Gwynne Dyer on the No vote [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 4 hours ago]
Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 10 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Housing fix a long way off [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 17 hours ago]
Government plays politics with education [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 19 hours ago]
Amalgamation answer matters [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 21 hours ago]
APPIES & ENTREES: Uncorking friendships amongst... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 21 hours ago]
Parksville couples appear on reality show [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Parksville city council approves $2,500 in grants [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Celebrating Parksville Qualicum Beach seniors [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
'Speeders' roll on the rails near Parksville Qu... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Locals build a house abroad [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Parksville mayoral candidates talks about downt... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Pot production facility proposed for Bowser/Dee... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: Take a bird walk on the bea... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Tickets going fast for Tour de Rock event in Pa... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
Subsidized housing a complex issue [Published Parksville Qualicum News - 23 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: The middle path [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 18 2014]
EDITORIAL: Keeping Queen's Park for everyone [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 18 2014]
Editorial: Back to school arrives at last [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 18 2014]
Cadet grads [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 18 2014]
Transportation a seniors’ issue [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 18 2014]
Qualicum Beach author launches another novel [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 18 2014]
The cars in my life [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 17 2014]
Dionys [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 17 2014]
Veni, Vidi, Vici, Vince [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 17 2014]
EDITORIAL: Commute snarl doesn’t take much [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 17 2014]
EDITORIAL: Alert thinking [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 16 2014]
Parksville resorts, glass master honoured [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 16 2014]
Directors look to raise pay for next Regional D... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Sep 16 2014]
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