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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:00 AM
A training exercise focusing on wildland/urban interface fires will take place in the York Road area of Oyster River on Sunday, April 28. The event will provide cross-training opportunities for first-responder agencies.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 9:15 AM
A $20,000 grant will help complete new theme-rooms at the recently opened Munchkinland Exploration Centre, a dynamic play environment for early learners and their families.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:15 AM
With the selection of 11 new service providers for the Better at Home program, more B.C. seniors will benefit from assistance with non-medical services such as grocery shopping and snow removal to support them in living independently in their own homes.
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:15 AM
Wildlife habitat on central Vancouver Island is better protected following new additions to the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area.
Saturday, January 19, 2013 10:15 AM
Parksville seniors will benefit from a $19,810 age-friendly grant to help create programs or tools that address the needs of the area's older residents.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 11:16 AM
Finance Minister Michael de Jong is inviting central Vancouver Island residents to participate in a regional telephone town hall on balancing the 2013-14 provincial budget and supporting affordability for B.C. families.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 3:30 PM
Abnormally dry weather will persist through the Thanksgiving Day long weekend, so the Coastal Fire Centre is urging the public to continue to be cautious with any forest activity that could start wildfires, including campfires and equipment use.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:00 AM
Where can you find a public health nurse, prenatal support, First Nations programs, student support services, and programs for young children and teenagers all under the same roof? The brand new Family Place in Parksville.
Friday, September 14, 2012 5:59 PM
Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, the existing Category 2 open fire and fireworks prohibition in the Coastal Fire Centre is being extended. It will now remain in place until Oct. 15, 2012 or until the prohibition order is rescinded.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 10:00 AM
Vancouver Island University (VIU) is getting infrastructure upgrades with $3.4 million in capital funding as part of the B.C. government's investment in public post-secondary infrastructure this year.