Oct 15, 2021

What's New


Get Prepared 2021 ShakeOut Drill

We all need to be prepared and one of the ways is to practice how to be safe during an earthquake. The 2021 ShakeOut drill is set for October 21 at 10.21 am. Full Information

Coffee and a Chat with Mayor Mayne

Residents are invited to join Mayor Ed Mayne in his office for an informal chat on Wednesday afternoons between 2 and 4 pm. The schedule is October 27, November 17, December 1 and December 15. Full Information

Parksville Engagement – Urban Forest Strategy

Public engagement on the Urban Forest Strategy currently underway, will continue until October 22. The public can learn more about the Urban Forest Strategy and provide their input by participating in three online engagement tools on the Let’s Talk Parksville project page. Full Information

Engage with Us! Multiplex Engagement Continues

On behalf of the City of Parksville, a team of public engagement specialists from HDR Corporation are leading public consultation events to discuss the proposed Parksville Aquatic and Recreation Centre or multiplex. Next steps will feature virtual workshops on October 27 as well as youth and student engagement later this fall. Full Information

Parksville’s Veteran Remembrance Program

From October 5 through November, commemorative banners to honour local veterans who gave their lives in World War I and World War II, will be displayed along Island Highway East between McMillan and McVickers Streets. Full Information

Upgrades to Parksville Wetlands Trails

Starting October 4, we will be working on trails on the Coldwater Road side of the Parksville Wetlands. This work continues upgrades started in 2019 to the Parksville Wetlands, which saw new trails for walking, maintenance, and emergency access. Full Information

City to Develop Urban Forest Strategy

With consultant, Diamond Head, the City is developing an urban forest strategy, a comprehensive document which will provide baseline information about the state of our urban forest, develop a long-term vision, and adopt tangible goals for management and growth of our urban forest. Full Information

VOYENT ALERT! Notification System

Provided by the City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach, Voyent Alert! is a new multi-purpose communication service. Two dates in November are being offered to ask questions or get help to sign up for Voyent Alert! Full Information

City Offers Tree Rebate Program

For a limited time the City is pleased to offer a maximum of one rebate for the owner of a residence or business who wishes to plant a tree on their property. The rebate amount is for a maximum of $50, subject to certain conditions. Full Information

Community Park and Springwood Park Sports Fields

The current status of the City’s sports fields will be available for users from this page. Full Information
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