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


Today’s Rockline Theme Thursday: The Kids Are Alright


Little Rowan Loran (Chris The Roadie‘s son) has a serious and rare x-linked genetic disorder called Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome — a bleeding disorder which is accompanied by a compromised immune system and eczema.  There is currently no “cure” for WAS but … 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 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


Cliff’s Call-August-26-2014

August 26th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: Are you ready for the big one?… asks the media.  


Arby’s Meat Mountain: Not Quite What You’d Call Vegetarian Fare


When you think of Arby’s, most likely you think of roast beef (witness the 1980s backronym America’s Roast Beef, Yes Sir) — but the restaurant chain is about more than just that.  To help get the expansive word out, the … Continue reading


Q Morning Show Main Page-August-25th-2014

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


Q SoundCheck Episode 272: Bob Seger

Bob Seger -- Ride Out

Detroit Made, the first single from the forthcoming Ride Out album.   Love, Dr. Scott James


QMS audio -August-25-2014

August 25th – Crime Fighting Super Gran.  August 20th – The Vegas Beer Fort.  August 18th- The Anniversary Of The Royal Flush. July 30th – Cereal Smuggling.



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-25-2014

August 25th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: Cliff got his Christmas catalogue.


Wanna get on The Q!’s payroll?

This fall, The Q! is getting desperate…so we’re going to pay you to listen with The Q!’s Payroll contest! Want to be one of our paid listeners? Apply to join The Q!’s Payroll here. Then, every weekday from 7:00 am–5:00 … Continue reading


New lobby photos at The Q!


In a storm of OCD, webmeister Bud put up a bunch of shiny new concert photos in our lobby. He’s pretty proud of himself. See them next time you visit The Q!, 2750 Quadra Street. =)