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 Heat is On’ with Columbia Fuels.


100.3 The Q! is excited to team up with Columbia Fuels to turn up the heat this fall! Each weekday morning from Monday, September 1 – Friday, September 12, listen to The Q! Morning Show at 7:15AM to find out … Continue reading


The 20th Annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash

Salgado-Vito Montage

The 20th annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash is underway at Ship Point now through Monday, with more free shows starting at noon today and tomorrow.  Tonight at 730, former Jackson Browne and Fleetwood Mac member, longtime Bob Seger collaborator and … Continue reading


Q SoundCheck Episode 276: Johnny Winter with Ben Harper

Johnny Winter -- Step Back

A Willie Dixon number from the late Johnny Winter‘s Step Back album, coming Tuesday.   Love, Dr. Scott James


QMS audio -August-29-2014

August 29th – Yoga Posers.  August 27th – Florence Storch Going For Gold. August 25th – Crime Fighting Super Gran.  August 20th – The Vegas Beer Fort.


Cliff’s Call-August-29-2014

August 29th, 2014 on Cliff’s Call: Drones In Victoria.



The Q!s Payroll Contest starts up on Monday! get paid $50 an hour to listen to us! It only takes a sec to submit your application. Do that and get details here.   Ed Bain takes part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  … 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”.