20th anniversary Tour de Rock riders begin gruelling journey
5 hours ago
PARKSVILLE — Riders are set to hit the road for an emotionally and physically demanding experience in the name of raising money to help children fighting cancer. The 20th anniversary version of the Canadian Cancer Society's Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock officially opened with a ceremony in Victoria Saturday, Sept....
Traffic and transient population keeping Oceanside RCMP busy
Sep 21, 2017
PARKSVILLE – Traffic issues continue to make up the majority of calls to the Oceanside RCMP detachment. There have been 874 complaints so far this year. Staff Sergeant Marc Pelletier provided Parksville council with year-to-date statistics this week and said a second officer to handle traffic would be a big help. "We...
City of Parksville makes land purchase
Sep 20, 2017
PARKSVILLE – The City of Parksville has added to their park land inventory. Council has approved the purchase of 36 hectares of land at 790 Hirst Avenue from the Ermineskin Cree Nation at a cost of $1.3 million. The city's Chief Administrative Officer Debbie Comis says that parcel has been on their radar for a few...