Category Archives: Why We Love It

Testimonials from residents and business owners as to why they love living in the Parksville-Qualicum Beach area

Dogfather’s Dog Spaw Parksville

Dogfather’s Dog Spaw Parksville

I have recently moved to Nanoose Bay from Langley and wasn’t sure how I would adjust to living on Vancouver Island versus the busy Mainland. I have to say that I have never really understood the sense of community until I became more involved in Parksville. As a small business owner in Parksville, it isContinue Reading

I Live in One Of The Most Beautiful Places in the World

I live in one of the most beautiful places in the world. I have travelled to many places in my young life, but nothing will ever feel the same as home. Our home is Oceanside, based on two communities that come together as one. Qualicum Beach and Parksville are the two communities that I haveContinue Reading

Big Tent RV Park and Campground

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY CAMP GROUND Big Tent RV Park and Campground Being asked why we wanted to move to Parksville BC I had to reflect back to the first time we travelled here several years ago from the Northwest Territories driving down from Port Hardy, arriving very late at night in Qualicum Beach, takingContinue Reading

Rudi and Trish Widdershoven

Rudi and Trish Widdershoven

We were transferred to the Parksville – Qualicum Beach area in 1983 and thought we would be fortunate enough to be here for 5 or 6 years. Well it turned out they left us here for 9 years before knocking on the door and advising that we were to be transferred off the Island. WeContinue Reading