Arrival of Brant geese marks annual invasion of Oceanside beaches
PARKSVILLE — Thousands of Brant geese flocked to the shores of the
Oceanside region, in what nature enthusiasts describe as an amazing natural phenomenon. Dr. Lynne Brookes, past president of the Arrowsmith Naturalists, said preliminary counts suggest nearly 6,600 Brant geese rested and foraged on the food-rich shores...
Inventory of Parksville green spaces launched
PARKSVILLE – Another sprawling inventory of lands in Parksville is underway.
City council has enlisted the help of planning students from Vancouver Island University to gather public feedback and do an inventory for a parks, trails and open spaces plan. The city's Deb Tardiff says it's very involved work. "We thought...
Airline serving Qualicum Beach grounded by Transport Canada
Transport Canada suspended the
commercial flying privileges of Orca Airways Ltd., which serves the Vancouver and Vancouver Island markets. The department identified several areas where the company was not meeting regulatory requirements, including maintenance, operational control, documentation