Aug 12, 2020

What's New


Parksville Qualicum Beach Firefighters Needed!

Parksville and Qualicum Beach fire departments are recruiting individuals who demonstrate the personal values of trust, honesty, integrity, compassion and empathy and can perform as part of a team of volunteer paid on-call firefighters. Full Information

Veteran Remembrance Banner Program

Research is well underway on the City’s banner program to honour local veterans who gave their lives in World War I and World War II. We now need help from the public to find images and information about some of the veterans. Full Information

RFP for Fire Rescue Apparatus

The City of Parksville requests proposals for the supply of a fire rescue apparatus. It is the intention of the City to determine through this proposal evaluation process which vehicle represents the best lifecycle value to the City. Full Information

#StayandPlayParksville Photo Contest

As we stay closer to home this summer, we hope folk will share their favourite photos from in and around Parksville for a chance to win a prize in our #StayandPlayParksville photo contest. Full Information

Notice of Liquor Licence Application

Notice is given that the City of Parksville intends to provide comment to the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch by resolution at an upcoming regular meeting of Council regarding an application for an Entertainment Endorsement to a Food-Primary Licence at 2-631 Island Highway East. Nearby residents and businesses who consider their interests to be affected by this application may comment in writing. Full Information

Enforcement of Parking Restrictions

Effective August 4, bylaw compliance will resume ticketing for parking infractions. In March, the Bylaw Enforcement COVID-19 order came into effect through the office of the minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. At this time, the City responded to changing demands during the height of the pandemic and suspended ticketing unless it was a safety issue. During this time, bylaw compliance issued warning tickets only. Full Information

City Seeks Offers to Purchase City-Owned Land

The City is seeking offers to purchase the laneway between Bagshaw Street and McVickers Street, a total area of 1,425 m2 (15,354 ft2) Full Information

Joan Lemoine Recognized by City of Parksville

On her 90th birthday, Joan Lemoine was recognized by the City for her tremendous contributions to the quality of life in our community. July 6 was proclaimed as “Joan Lemoine Day in the City of Parksville” and Joan was presented with the Key to the City of Parksville. Full Information

Significant Improvements Coming to Parksville Community Park

The City of Parksville received a grant of $1,263,521 through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream, for improvements to public spaces in the Parksville Community Park. Full Information

Pym Street and Forsyth Avenue Upgrades Project

The City awarded a contract to Milestone Contracting Inc for the Pym Street North and Forsyth Avenue renewal project and Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd will provide construction management services for the project. Construction is expected to be substantially complete by the end of September. Full Information

Ongoing Tree Maintenance

The City continues with its ongoing tree removal program of dead or dying cedars in several City managed spaces. 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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