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


The Q’s Rockdoor-Oct-17-2014

From Monday, October 20th to Friday, October 24th win a can of Ed’s Nuts and  tickets in The Q!’s Suite for the Victoria Royals vs. Brandon Wheat Kings on Tues, Oct 28th.


Q Morning Show Main Page-October-17-2014

Win a WHOLE ROW of tickets to Sam Roberts! Win a Fujitsu Ductless Heat Pump system! Rick Mercer on the show. Sam Roberts on the show. Bono’s iTunes Apology. The Fuel Industry Summed Up In 65 Seconds. Click here.



Win a whole row of tickets to The Sam Roberts Band at The Q! Centre’s Housewarming! on Wed, Nov 12th. Listen for the SFX of the doorbell and aim to be caller #25 to 250-475-1003 for your chance to win. … Continue reading


QMS audio-October-17-2014

Oct 17th – Sam Roberts on the show talking Canadian weather, vinyl records and Cliff being in the bathroom.  October 15th – Bono’s iTunes Apology. October 14th – The Fuel Industry Summed Up In 65 Seconds. October 6th – Rick … Continue reading


Great Canadian Food Fight Updates


The Great Canadian Food Fight is underway, with various cities engaging in friendly competition to see how much food and cash they can raise for their respective food banks.  Here in Victoria, The Mustard Seed is accepting your kind donations … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 293: Colin James

Colin James -- Just A Little Love

The Two Colins:  Colin James hooks up with Colin Linden on a track from the new Colin James album, coming next year. Love, Dr. Scott James


Cliff’s Call-October-17-2014

October 17th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: The Navy doing less with less.


Cheap Foo Trick Fighters On The Late Show With David Letterman


Yesterday, Foo Fighters released Something From Nothing, the first single from their forthcoming Sonic Highways album and documentary.  The track was recorded in Chicago, with Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen contributing a guitar solo.  Considering that, one might have expected them … Continue reading


Get pumped with Coastal Heat Pumps!


The Q! is excited to partner with Coastal Heat Pumps to Pump Up Your Home this fall with a Fujitsu Ductless Heat Pump system worth over $4000! Starting on Friday October 17th, send us a picture of your highest energy bill. … Continue reading


Scott James Chats With Hank “Lionhart” Of Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band

Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoe Blues Band

Victoria blues stalwarts Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band are headed to Memphis to represent the city at the prestigious International Blues Challenge in January. Their upcoming gig at the Tally Ho on Friday October 24 is just one way … Continue reading