Discover Oceanside

Join me the second and fourth Monday of every month to find out what makes the Oceanside area so amazing. Oceanside is the collective term we use for the communities of Parksville, Qualicum Beach, French Creek, Errington, Coombs, Hilliers, Bowser and Deep Bay. I know I love living here and I want to show you what we have to offer! 

Discover: Englishman River Provincial Park

Posted on May 25, 2020


Join Chris Barron as he finally gets outside and visits one of the many provincial parks in the Oceanside area, Englishman River Provincial Park.

Still only open to day use due to Covid-19, this park typically offers camping in the spring, summer and fall months and day use areas including the trail network along the river and the new multi-use pat...

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Discover: Next Steps

Posted on May 11, 2020


Join Chris Barron as he dives into what to expect now that some of the social distancing and isolation rules have been relaxed.

First of all, Happy Mother's Day to all the great moms out there. I hope you all got to enjoy your day and the weekend. And a happy early Victoria Day to everyone!

With the relaxation of the rules we have been living with...

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Discover: Silver Linings

Posted on Apr 27, 2020


Join Chris Barron as he looks at the silver linings behind the Covid-19 isolation.

What have you been up to during your quarantine? Have you been following some of the social media trends? Who has made sourdough bread? Who has a home haircut? If you have something you are proud of, be sure to share it with us!

There is a very big silver lining to t...

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Discover: REALTOR® in Isolation

Posted on Apr 13, 2020


Join Chris Barron as he adjusts to self isolation and a little extra time on his hands.

What happens when a busy REALTOR® has to stay at home? Well you get a lot of Zoom and Facetime meetings, taking every opportunity to stay sharp in a real estate transaction, watching open houses from afar, explaining the intricacies of a strata title properties...

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Discover: Covid-19 and Home

Posted on Mar 23, 2020



Join Chris Barron as he shows you the only place to stay during the Covid-19 pandemic, home.

This slow down hasn't been all bad. It has allowed time to finish off deals that are closing soon as well as being able to catch up on chores around the house like mowing the lawn, seeding that bare spot in the grass and starting the vegetable garden. Can't...

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Discover: Brickyard Community Park

Posted on Mar 09, 2020



Join Chris Barron as he shows you one of the more interesting places in Nanoose Bay, Brickyard Community Park. Located in the community of Fairwinds, this park is part of the very unique history of Nanoose Bay.

The first European settler in Nanoose Bay was George Enos who moved to the area in 1862, clearing the land that would become Notch Hill Ran...

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