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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:15 PM
Work is underway on a new housing development in Parksville that will provide 87 affordable rental homes for families, seniors and people living with disabilities with moderate and low incomes.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 11:00 AM
More parents on Vancouver Island will be able to pursue their work or education goals, thanks to 41 licensed child care spaces that have opened during the past five months.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 10:09 AM
The B.C. government has provided more than $4.3 million in grants to 42 local governments and First Nations in the Coastal Fire Centre to support wildfire risk reduction initiatives and help keep communities safe.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:40 PM
Government is transforming everyday health care for people living in the Oceanside region by establishing a primary care network, which will bring additional resources and strengthened support to the region.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:45 AM
People experiencing homelessness now have a roof over their heads and a path to new opportunities as a new permanent modular housing project creates 52 homes in Parksville, with around-the-clock staffing and supports on-site.
Monday, November 27, 2017 1:30 PM
People struggling with homelessness in Parksville now have access to nightly shelter spaces during the cold and wet winter months.
Monday, September 18, 2017 3:13 PM
Effective at noon on Sept. 18, 2017, the BC Wildfire Service has rescinded the campfire prohibition that was in effect within the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. The use of tiki torches (and similar kinds of torches), outdoor stoves, gas stoves and other portable campfire equipment is also now permitted.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:45 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is fully prepared to respond quickly to any wildfire activity in the Coastal Fire Centre. Although some resources are being deployed to the Interior to help fight the large fires there, sufficient firefighters and equipment will remain in the region to maintain a first response capability locally.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 8:30 AM
Effective at noon on Thursday, July 6, 2017, all open fires (including campfires) will be prohibited throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction, with the exception of Haida Gwaii and the area known as the “Fog Zone”.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:00 AM
Local governments in Parksville-Qualicum are receiving federal-provincial investments in critical clean water and wastewater infrastructure, announced Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell on behalf of Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Peter Fassbender.