Qualicum Beach News

Parksville-Qualicum candidate forum: affordable housing

Oceanside News organized a Zoom forum which gave the local candidates an opportunity to share their ideas and party platform on a variety of issues relevant to the Parksville-Qualicum area. The forum began with ideas on how to make housing more affordable.

Parksville-Qualicum Voter’s Guide

There are five candidates on the ballot for Parksville-Qualicum — Oceanside News’ guide will help you to get to know them, their party and what they stand for.

B.C. Green candidate wants to bring business experience to legislature

The Green Party has nominated businessman and retired naval officer Rob Lyon as candidate for Parksville-Qualicum. He said he decided to get involved in politics after the B.C. NDP called an election during a global pandemic. Lyon said he initially called the Green Party campaign office to sign up as a volunteer.