The Q And Thrifty Foods Air Miles Bonus Reward Miles Photos And Winners


Now that our friends at Thrifty Foods are Air Miles reward partners, every time you pick up your groceries, you can get a little closer to wherever you want to go — or redeem for Air Miles Cash towards your … Continue reading


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


Q SoundCheck Episode 310: Headstones

Headstones -- One In The Chamber Music

Two more from the One In The Chamber Music album, coming Tuesday. Love, Dr. Scott James


Cliff’s Call-November-20-2014

November 20th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call:


Rockline Theme Thursday With Scott James 112014: The Q’s Tragically Hip Win It Weekend

Tragically Hip -- Fully Completely

The Tragically Hip will kick off their Fully And Completely tour Tuesday January 13 at Chicago’s House Of Blues, and will include a stop at  Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria on Wednesday February 04.  To celebrate the reissue of their … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 309: The Trews with Serena Ryder

Trews with Serena Ryder -- In The Morning

A bit of a surprise from The Trews‘ latest self-titled album. Love, Dr. Scott James


Cliff’s Call-November-19-2014

November 19th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: BC Gov Amalgamation Study.


Snowvember In New York

Upstate New York is dealing with about 1.8 meters of snow in various locations, and total accumulations could reach 2.5 meters by the time things start to settle down.  The storm has been dubbed Snowvember, with snow warnings continuing through … Continue reading


Foo Fighters North American 2015 Tour Dates Confirmed


Foo Fighters are following up the release of their most ambitious album with their biggest ever North American tour to date.  In the wake of Sonic Highways‘ climb into the top 3 on charts worldwide, and the announcement of the … Continue reading


Jimmy Fallon: What, No U2? No Problem


U2 were supposed to begin a week-long residency on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, but had to postpone after Bono was involved in a cycling accident and ended up in hospital for surgery on his arm.  Fallon … Continue reading


QMS audio-November-18-2014

November 18th – Drunk Yukon birds.  November 17th – What Ed did on vacation.  November 17th – Kristy Smith Goes For The Record In The World Beer Mile. November 7th – A donkey named Nilo and a dog named Cliff. … Continue reading


Cliff’s Call-November-18-2014

November 18th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: Sean Smith’s Rant Against BC Ferries.