November 30th 2016
Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce
Christmas Social

Location: A Step Above at Qualicum Food
Date: December 14th, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm

Delicious appie platters, no host bar, and discounts on merchandise - its always a great time!

Call the office to book your ticket 250.752.0960, $30


Official Community Plan Review:
Updated Survey Link

The Town is beginning the 2016-2017 Official Community Plan (OCP) Review. Please complete this survey to provide feedback on the challenges and opportunities facing the Town, and what you would like to see addressed through the OCP Review. 

If you have any questions or concerns about this survey or the O CP Review process, please contact Rebecca Augustyn by phone: (250) 752-6921 or by email: Up-to-date information on the OCP Review process can be found on the Town's website:


Great News! Edge Career Focus Wage Subsidies for employers who hire staff, 30 years or younger, with post-secondary credentials has been extended to August, 2017!
If you have a position to fill that is ideal for a post-secondary graduate with a certificate, diploma, degree or a trade, please read.
The Career Centre, in partnership with Beacon Community Services in Victoria, supports post-secondary graduates in the mid- Vancouver Island region in finding work related to their field of study and supports employers with a significant wage subsidy.  
The EDGE - Career Focus Program is:
-A Wage Subsidy program where 50% of wages are provided to the employer for up to 22 weeks (ending March 2017) - that's at least $8147 per hire.
-Targeted to post-secondary students or graduates up to the age of 30;  graduates of a certificate, diploma or degree or trades programs
-Targeting employment in high demand fields, including business, technology, trades, tourism, or social work. Plus other fields where employers must find credentialed employees.
-For employers with less than 500 employees - employers do not have to be on Vancouver Island.
-Employers can hire up to three eligible employees on this program
Interested ? Call Diana Jolly 250.248.3205 ext. 236 or 250.240.9450 C with your questions and learn more.

We'll help make it easy for you to hire qualified staff through the EDGE -Career Focus Wage Subsidy.
Note:  All agreements must be initiated by February 27, 2017.

'The Annual Christmas High Tea'
Join us for our scrumptious Christmas Tea, delicious treats, live entertainment,
raffle, gift basket, a visit from Santa and a Christmas sing along.
We would like to extend an invite to the community in support of the tea
and to visit our beautifully decorated retirement home.  All proceeds will benefit Oceanside Hospice.
Thursday Dec 15th, 2016 From 2-3:30 pm
The Gardens at Qualicum Beach, Palm Court Dining Room,
650 Berwick Road North, Qualicum Beach, BC
Tickets must be pre-purchased and are available at the reception desk at The Gardens
$10 per person, $5 for children 10 and under
88.5 The Beach Interview Schedule Nov 29 - Dec 09 Interviews air at 8:40 am unless noted otherwise.

Tue 29 - Sandra Dutton, Nanoose Library sale this Saturday.
Wed 30 - SOS Toy Drive broadcast from Tigh Na Mara.
Thu 01 - Lighthouse Country correspondent Linda Tenney.
Fri 02 - 7:40 - Hockey Talk with Generals Head Coach Gerry Bickerton.
              8:40 - Renate Sutherland: SOS at Christmas.
              9:40 - events with Bill Dean.
Mon 05 - Natanja Waddell: QB Museum "Come, Visit & Shop" Dec 8.
Tue 06 - Off the Cuff with Chris Burger.
Wed 07 - Nikki Gervais: Parksville museum.
Thu 08 - Georgii March: opportunities via Oceanside Volunteer Assoc.
Fri 09 - 7:40 - Hockey Talk with Generals Head Coach Gerry Bickerton.
              8:40 - Major Norm Hamelin, Salvation Army.
              9:40 - events with Bill Dean.

To book on the Beach morning show with Dave Graham call 250-248-4211 or e-mail