Parksville Qualicum Beach News announced on March 20, 2020 that it would temporarily switch from publishing two print editions per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays to one print edition per week on Wednesdays, beginning on March 25.

Owner Black Press Media has confirmed that the change to a weekly print edition is permanent.

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