Coastal Fire Centre Fire Ban Returns Friday

fire ban

Effective at noon this Friday (August 01), campfires will once again be prohibited in all areas of the Coastal Fire Centre, with the exception of Haida Gwaii and the coastal area known as the “fog zone”. The fog zone is … Continue reading


Stream Tom Petty’s Hypnotic Eye In Its Entirety


The latest album from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye, hits music emporia this Tuesday.  It’s their first new studio album in four years, and the band will head out on the road in support of it next month … Continue reading


Win Your Monty Python Live (Mostly) Tickets From The Q

Monty Python

This Sunday, Monty Python Live (Mostly) will wrap up its 10-show run at London’s O2 Arena — and ostensibly, that’ll be the very last time the Pythonites perform together.  Luckily, that final show will be broadcast live in theaters worldwide, … Continue reading


Congratulations To Our Get Off The Rock Winner

Mount Baker

Geoff Nielsen is our Get Off The Rock winner, collecting that trip for two to the Olympic Peninsula, worth about $US930.  Congratulations, Geoff, and thanks to everyone who took the time to enter. Some goodies from my Olympic Peninsula trip … Continue reading


Save-On-Foods: Darrell’s Weekly Deal Keyword Contest Week 08


When he isn’t busy putting customers first as the president of Save-On-Foods, Darrell‘s putting together his weekly deals for you, with some unbelievable prices on top quality products.  This week, Darrell’s Deal features Western Classics Nanaimo Bar ice cream — … Continue reading


Tiger Or Mariner: Go See The Mariners And Tigers In Seattle On Us

Popeye and Hobbes

There’s some exciting baseball action coming up in the Emerald City, starring the Seattle Mariners and the Detroit Tigers — and Mr. Q wants to send you and a guest over there to be a part of the fun.  Check … Continue reading


Join Us At McDonald’s Colwood For McHappy Day

mchappy day

Today marks a special tradition for McDonald’s restaurants across Canada, bringing together employees, customers, suppliers and special guests to help raise money to help families and their sick children across the country. On McHappy Day, a dollar from every Big … Continue reading


We Heart Mom


And so do you.  So we’re giving you the chance to give your mom a Mother’s Day gift she won’t soon forget:  tickets to see Heart with Jason Bonham in Victoria, Sunday June 29.  And we’ll throw in a $50 … Continue reading


Pacifica Housing’s Be A Hero For A Night Event At Western Speedway

pacifica housing logo

It’s time to get that superhero costume of yours all laundered up for a great cause.  Pacifica Housing — the nonprofit organization which is marking 30 years of providing affordable housing for low income families, people with disabilities and adults … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 275: Counting Crows

Counting Crows -- Somewhere Under Wonderland

A random track from the new album which is coming this Tuesday.   Love, Dr. Scott James



Ed Bain takes part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  We donated to the ALS association. You should too. Win tickets to Melissa Etheridge: This is ME Solo Tour, Sunday, August 31st  at The Royal Theatre. Play “Phone Sex” … Continue reading


Cliff’s Call-August-28-2014

August 28th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: A police officer who “gets it”.


Today’s Rockline Theme Thursday: The Saanich Fair (Ride ‘Em)


The 147th annual Saanich Fair is on this looooooong weekend, packing the most fun per square meter;  if you’re caller nine when you hear The Q’s Carny with Ed Bain between 530am and 900am or with me between 900am and … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 274: The Glorious Sons

Glorious Sons -- The Union

Heavy, the lead single from the forthcoming full length album The Union.   Love, Dr. Scott James


Q Morning Show Main Page-August-28th-2014

Ed takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Win tickets to The Q!’s Saanich Fair Private Midway Party! Tickets to Melissa Etheridge. The new Ed Bain nuts. Crime Fighting Super Gran. Florence Storch Going For Gold. Click here for that.



Ed Bain takes part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  We donated to the ALS association. You should too. Next week (August 25th- 29th) win tickets to Melissa Etheridge: This is ME Solo Tour, Sunday, August 31st  at The … Continue reading


Cliff’s Call-August-27-2014

August 27th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: Sofia Vergara at the Emmys.


Q SoundCheck Episode 273: Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams -- Tracks Of My Years

She Knows Me, the Bryan Adams original on the forthcoming Tracks Of My Years covers album.   Yep, that’s the same Mr. Adams who was at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre a couple of years ago.     Here’s the tracklisting for … Continue reading