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Visit The News 's Website

Visit Tim Hortons's Website

Visit Trinex Internet Solutions Inc.'s Website

Visit Used.ca's Website

Visit Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd.'s Website

Visit Quality Resort Bayside's Website

Visit Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre's Website

Visit Parksville Downtown Business Association's Website

Visit Stephen Kuhn Bobcat Services's Website

Visit BC Ferries's Website

Visit Blackberry Creative's Website

Visit Boston Pizza - Parksville's Website

Visit Cha Ch'a Java's Website

Visit Cultivate Garden & Gift's Website

Visit EPCOR's Website

Visit Footprints Security's Website

Visit Lefty's Fresh Food's Website

Visit Pacific Brimm's Website

Visit Parksville Pharmasave's Website

Visit Proline Management Ltd. 's Website

Visit Scott Signs's Website

Visit Smitty's Family Restaurant's Website

Visit The Flag Shop - Victoria's Website

Visit Thomas & Company's Website

Visit Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland's Website

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Quality Foods

Phone: 250-954-2262
Address: 319A East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Website: www.qualityfoods.com

King of the Castle  ($2,500+)

Canadian Tire

Phone: (250) 248 1085
Address: 822 island Highway Parksville, BC V9P 2B7
Website: www.canadiantire.ca

About: Locally owned and operated Canadian Tire store in Parksville. Departments include Automotive Repair, Automotive Parts and Accessories, Home D?cor and Lighting, Paint and stains, House wares, Storage and Organising, Sporting goods, Bikes, Camping, fishing and Hunting, Lawn and Garden, Patio furniture and Barbecue, Plants. Key Cutting. Open 7 days a week with convenient shopping hours.

City of Parksville

Phone: 250 248-6144
Email: Send Message
Address: 100 Jensen Avenue East, PO Box 1390, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H3
Website: www.parksville.ca

About: Parksville is an community of active retirees, urban professionals, families with young children, long-time residents and new arrivals who have chosen to live in Parksville for the quality of life and the region's natural environment. We are known for our friendliness and look forward to welcoming all visitors to Parksville. There?s a reason Parksville is known as Canada?s Riviera as few beaches compare with our kilometres of near perfect sandy beaches at Parksville Bay and Rathtrevor Beach. Our 39 acre Community Park, the jewel of downtown Parksville, is home to Parksville Beach Festival and the Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition as well as many annual events and festivals which appeal to residents and visitors. Our Community Park features a spectacular walk on beachfront and waterfront walkway, sports field, tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, children?s playground and waterpark. An excellent combination of retirement, business and creational opportunities, facilities and services make Parksville a great place to live, work and play.

CTV Vancouver Island

Phone: 250-381-2484
Email: Send Message
Address: 1420 Broad St., Victoria B.C. V8W 2B1
Website: www.ctvvancouverisland.ca

About: CTV Vancouver Islandís approach to serving the Island is directly inspired by its local viewers, advertisers and partners.

Innovation, enthusiasm, and Vancouver Island pride are evident in every local news story and community partnership the station undertakes. From its three key locations, the street-front Victoria broadcast headquarters, the mid-island news centre in Nanaimo, and the North Island bureau in Comox Valley, CTV blankets the island covering the news and reporting the stories that matter most to its viewers. CTV is proud to be one of the leading supporters of charitable organizations and community groups on Vancouver Island.

Fenceline Products

Phone: 250-248-3122
Address: 929 Church Rd Parksville, BC

KD Air

Phone: 1-800-665-4244
Email: Send Message
Address: 1000 Ravensbourne Lane, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1P9
Website: www.kdair.com

About: KD Air is proud of its 24 years servicing the Qualicum Beach/Parksville area. Family owned and operated, KD Air has successfully flown over 64,000 flights between Vancouver South Terminal and Qualicum Beach Airport.

RBC Royal Bank

Phone: 250-248-8321
Address: 152 South Alberni Hwy. Parksville, B.C.
Website: www.rbc.com/

About: At RBC our vision is to be among the world?s most trusted and successful financial institutions. RBC believes in the power of communities and the individuals who live in them. RBC - Helping Clients Thrive & Communities Prosper

The Beach 88.5 FM

Phone: 250-248-3823
Address: 141 Memorial Ave/PO Box 1370 Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Website: www.885thebeach.com

About: 88.5 The Beach is Parksville & Qualicum Beach's only daily source for hourly local news, weather, sports and community information. If it's happening in and around Oceanside, you'll hear about it on The Beach. We're heavily involved in our community where you'll see us covering many of the area's special events. Musically, The Beach is ?Oceanside's Very Own Soft Rock? featuring Adult Contemporary hits from the 70's through today.

The Lounge 99.9 FM

Phone: 250-248-4211
Address: 141 Memorial Ave/ PO Box 1370 Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Website: www.thelounge999.com

About: 99.9 The Lounge features Adult Standards music from the last 50 years featuring the classics like Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Barbara Streisand and today's adult stars such as Diana Krall, Michael Bubl? and Rod Stewart. The Lounge is custom built for the large and affluent ?50-plus? population in Oceanside. The Lounge also features local news and community information and can be seen reporting from all of the big events around Oceanside.

The News

Phone: 250-248-4341
Address: 4- 154 Middleton Ave Parksville, BC
Website: www.pqbnews.com

About: The Parksville Qualicum Beach News is the paper of record distributing over 16,500 copies Tuesdays and Thursdays in Parksville Qualicum Beach, Nanoose, Arrowsmith and Lighhouse Country. The Parksville Qualicum Beach News has been recognized by both the BCYNA and the CCNA for Overall Excellence.

Tim Hortons

Phone: 250-248-0094
Address: 494 E. Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Website: www.timhortons.com

About: Locally owned and operated since 2003, enjoy cooling off in our renovated & expanded dining room or on our patio.

Trinex Internet Solutions Inc.

Phone: 250-954-0014
Email: Send Message
Address: 198 East Island Hwy, PO Box 1999 Parksville BC V9P 2H7
Website: www.trinex.com

About: Since 1995, Trinex has been accelerating emerging companies via the Internet and helping customers turn ideas into reality. Trinex is a multi facetted web service company specializing in website design and custom programming for the Internet. Trinex provides hosting solutions, website application development, website content management, data management and overall website administration. With a unique combination of strategic thinking, creativity and technological expertise, Trinex designs and builds powerful, meaningful Internet Solutions.

Used.ca

Website: www.used.ca

About: Used.ca is a family-friendly website that provides the opportunity to buy, sell, trade and search in a safe environment. Keeping stuff out of landfills is just part of our mission. Our aim is to help you out, connect you with your community, bring people together and create real human interaction in a digitally driven world. Visit their website and choose your location.
Sounds of the Surf  ($1,500+)

Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd.

Phone: 250-248-3151
Address: P.O. BOX 790, 194 Memorial Ave. Parksville, BC V9P 2G8
Website: www.koers-eng.com

About: Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd. was formed in June 1987, and is based in Parksville, B.C.? All members of the firm have a strong background living and working on Vancouver Island, and form a team that is proud to provide efficient and professional consulting civil engineering services to clients in the public and private sector. With a full-time staff of fifteen, including six professional engineers, complemented by engineers-in-training, engineering technologists, survey technicians, construction inspection, and administrative staff, Koers & Associates is 100% employee-owned. The company provides complete project services, from feasibility studies through design to construction services, operational assistance, and project management. The Koers & Associates team is very grateful to work in such a pleasant and picturesque seaside community and are very happy to provide our design and layout services to the Parksville Sandcastle Competition again this year! Good luck to all the 2016 Parksville Sandcastle Contestants from Koers & Associates Engineering Ltd.!

Quality Resort Bayside

Phone: 250-248-8333
Email: Send Message
Address: 240 Dogwood St Parksville, B.C.
Website: www.qualityresortparksville.com

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre

Phone: 1-800-663-7373
Address: 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC V9P 2E3
Website: www.tigh-na-mara.com

About: Reconnect at Tigh-Na-Mara and experience rustic charm in the heart of nature. Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort features 192 unique log crafted guestrooms set in 22 acres of forest perched above the ocean. Guests of the resort will experience the quality comfort, convenience, unique restaurants, award winning Grotto Spa, recently named the #1 Spa in Canada plus over 10,000 sq ft of meeting space, free WiFi, parking, an indoor pool with fitness facilities, and 3 kms of sandy beach with the warmest swimming waters in Canada. The seasonal recreation program offers amazing activities for the whole family to enjoy. Discover Tigh-Na-Mara, Vancouver Island's natural choice for vacationing families, romantic getaways, corporate meetings and special events.
Sea Star  ($1,000+)

Parksville Downtown Business Association

Phone: 250-248-8079
Email: Send Message
Address: Suite 201-177 Weld Street PO Box 275
Website: www.parksvilledowntown.ca

About: A thriving downtown is essential to a prosperous, safe community. Cities everywhere are rediscovering the importance of a pedestrian-friendly, walkable downtown core. The Parksville Downtown Business Association (PDBA) is a not-for profit, volunteer organization that administers Parksville?s downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) and is dedicated to its revitalization. Did you know that our beautiful downtown Community Park, venue for so many special events like Beach Fest, is located within the BIA? How awesome is that! PDBA's projects range from marketing and promotion campaigns, to litter removal, street banners, public art, and fa?ade improvement grants. Discover PDBA, and our more than 230 businesses, at parksvilledowntown.ca. Our website, and business directory, are fully responsive on any device.

Stephen Kuhn Bobcat Services

Phone: 888-251-1159
Address: Nanoose Bay
About: Bobcat and Excavating Services
Sand Dollar  ($500+)

BC Ferries

Phone: 1-888-BC FERRY (223-3779)
Website: www.bcferries.com

About: BC Ferries is known for safety, spectacular scenery and a proud maritime history. What began in 1960 as a two vessel, two terminal operation has grown into one of the largest, most sophisticated ferry transportation systems in the world, with 35 vessels and up to 47 ports of call.

Blackberry Creative

Phone: (250) 752 6100
Address: 812 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach V9K 1SI
Website: blackberrycreative.ca/

About: Blackberry Creative is an advertising, communications & design team located in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island. We are known for providing our clients with effective communications tools, from full on marketing research & strategy, brand development and social media engagement, to website design, online and print advertising campaigns, and the creation of collateral materials from business cards to billboards.

Boston Pizza - Parksville

Phone: 250-947-9400
Address: 430 East Island Highway, Parksville BC
Website: www.bostonpizza.com

About: Locally owned and operated, come in and dine with us, we offer take-out or delivery by phone or online! Escape the heat and have a beverage in our sports bar or patio and try the the coldest beer in town!

Cha Ch'a Java

Phone: 250-248-4225
Email: Send Message
Address: 101-198 East Island Hwy.
Website: www.chachajava.ca

About: Popular, successful, Parksville coffee house. Cha Ch'a Java has been in operation since 1998 and has grown into one of Oceanside's most well known meeting spots. The owners have only ever roasted and used 'fair trade' organic coffee beans and have always focused on environmental responsibility. Coffees, teas, award winning in-house baked goods, all day breakfasts, lunches, soups, wraps and dessert items have always been their main stay. But recently, they have added a 100% organic fruit smoothie bar to the operation (only one in the area) which is really taking off.

Cultivate Garden & Gift

Phone: 250-248-0093
Email: Send Message
Address: 609 East Island Hwy. Parksville, BC V9P 1T5
Website: www.cultivategarden.com

About: Cultivate Garden & Gift is an independent garden centre owned by Shirley Eppler and specializing in excellent service along with top quality plants and products. Unique & rare finds, expert advice and great selection make us Parksville's premier garden centre

EPCOR

Phone: 250-951-2460
Address: #10-D Pine Tree Centre, 1343 Alberni Highway, Parksville, BC V9P 2B9
Website: epcor.com

About: EPCOR is a Canadian company that is committed to protecting public health through the production and delivery of high quality drinking water for all customers. At EPCOR, we believe in supporting the strength and vibrancy of the communities in which we live and work and we are proud to sponsor the Parksville Beach Festival.

Footprints Security

Phone: 250-248-9117
Email: Send Message
Website: www.footprintssecurity.com

About: Footprints Security began business in Qualicum Beach in 1980. We are a 100% locally owned and operated security business providing mobile patrol, guaranteed alarm response and uniformed guard services. Footprints Security has the largest private mobile patrol fleet of 30 vehicles on Vancouver Island and employs a guard staff of over 250 employees. Footprints is the only physical security services provider serving all of Vancouver Island with offices in Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville and Courtenay and operations in all major communities. As a Vancouver Island company our geographical focus is meeting the security needs of island communities. Footprints Security is a family owned business and operated by a strong and experienced leadership team. Our successful relationships with clients, community, and staff have allowed us to develop sustained growth and a credible reputation during our 36 years of business.

Lefty's Fresh Food

Phone: 250-954-3886
Address: 101-280 E Island Hwy, Parksville, B.C.
Website: www.leftys.tv

Pacific Brimm

Phone: 250 248 3336
Address: 123 Craig Street Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2G8
Website: http://pacificbrimm.ca/

About: We hope that you have just joined the many customers who tell us what a great discovery we are. Just a block off of the Parksville Public Beach, we focus on ambiance, great customer service and fare to delight every palate. We offer a full breakfast menu until 1pm, including traditional Bacon and Eggs, Omelets, Pancakes, and our own Brimm Eggs Benny. Our lunch menu is made with only the highest quality ingredients. Enjoy our home made soups, thick deli sandwiches, or pick from our daily specials. Meeting a friend or out to relax? New to the Brimm this May, is our liquor licence, we are really excited to be able to cater any event for you with food and drink. Come on in and enjoy the cozy atmosphere or Teresas' court yard and the friendly staff not to mention the great culinary selections, craft beer on tap and local BC wines!

Parksville Pharmasave

Phone: 250-951-0227
Address: 281 E Island Hwy Parksville, B.C.
Website: www.parksvillepharmasave.com

About: With more than 430 stores in nine provinces, Pharmasave is one of Canada?s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Since being founded in 1981, Pharmasave has focused on building a national platform of community based retail outlets designed to provide customers with exceptional service, products and advice. Each Pharmasave store operates independently to serve its individual community, which ensures both programs and services tailored to the needs of customers and a commitment to helping all customers. Live Well With Pharmasave.

Proline Management Ltd.

Phone: 250-475-6440
Email: Send Message
Address: 201-20 Burnside Road West, Victoria, BC V9A 1B3
Website: http://www.prolinemanagement.com

About: Proline specializes in all forms of property management and we share our team's broad base of knowledge and expertise with our clients. We offer property management services for strata corporations, apartment buildings, small multi-unit buildings, individual houses, condominium units and commercial properties. At Proline, property management is our only business so you can enjoy more and manage less.

Scott Signs

Phone: 250-248-3015
Email: Send Message
Address: 402 Oak Ave. Parksville, BC
Website: www.scottsigns.ca

About: At Scott Signs Ltd, we stand behind our craftsmanship and keep an open line of communication with you, through every step of the process. We can assist you with the design, fabrication and installation of all your signage needs. We have over 20yrs experience in the industry and have stayed up to date with the current technology and training. Services include Logo design, dimensional/sandblasted, digital printing, vehicle wraps/vehicles, Development/real estate and so much more!

Smitty's Family Restaurant

Phone: 250-248-2432
Address: 545 East Island Hwy.
Website: www.smittys.ca

About: Smitty's Restaurant provides full service breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Locally owned and operated, our menu will introduce you to our diverse product line, from Smitty's? famous buttermilk pancakes, waffles, and omelettes to salads, sandwich, steaks, and pastas. Smitty's? menu offers something for each member of the family, and is frequently updated to keep customers coming back. We are particularly popular among families with small children, seniors, and travellers. Our warm and friendly staff is looking forward to your arrival, located at 545 East Island Highway (Directly across from A&W).

The Flag Shop - Victoria

Phone: 250-383-3524
Email: Send Message
Address: 822 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1H8
Website: http://www.victoria.flagshop.com

About: The Flag Shop Victoria is your source for Canadian Naval Ensigns, navy flags, and various military paraphernalia, as well as custom flags & banners, flagpoles & hardware, custom tents, custom tablecloths, and a great selection of promotional items for your organization or events.

Thomas & Company

Phone: 250-954-3554
Email: Send Message
Address: #6-162 West Harrison Avenue, Parksville, BC V9P 2H6
Website: http://www.thomasandcompany.ca

About: With over 30 years of experience, and serving Parksville and Qualicum Beach for almost 20 years, Thomas & Company is able to provide a broad range of legal services which includes: Residential & Commercial Real Estate Wills & Estate Planning Probate & Estate Administration Corporate & Commercial Law Along with an impeccable reputation for thoroughness and paying attention to detail, Thomas & Company is also known for its very friendly and personal service.

Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland

Phone: (250) 752-6153
Email: Send Message
Address: 2179 W Island Hwy Qualicum Beach, BC
Website: www2.viu.ca/milnergardens/

About: Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland is a magical seaside retreat once reserved for royalty. Sheltered on three sides by old-growth forest, this one-of-a kind woodland estate rejuvenates the soul with its gardens and magnificent coastal views. Enjoy the charming Camellia Tea Room after strolling the grounds and contemplate the history of the Gardens or fantasize about having them all to yourself.