Alberni businesses embrace community

!Linda Bowers of Boutique Belles Amies on Argyle Street says the ‘shop local’ credo doesn’t just help small businesses: it helps those same businesses give back charitably to the community. - SUSAN QUINN/ALBERNIVALLEYNEWS
  • Port Alberni posted Nov 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Linda Bowers owner of Boutique Belles Amies talks supporting local businesses in this months Giving Back column.

B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

  • Penticton Tsukuba Japan updated Dec 7, 2016 at 7:29 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China

China moves to stop illegal logging trade

  • Beijing posted Dec 2, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

B.C. looks to China as U.S. lumber lobby retaliates

  • Shanghai, China posted Nov 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Chinese government's pollution targets may give edge to wood construction over steel or concrete

Budget surplus hits $2.24 billion, but B.C. braces for schools settlement

  • B.C. updated Nov 29, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Finance minister Mike de Jong won't say how much of a hit is expected from teachers' court win

B.C. log home maker has deep roots in Japan

  • Natori, Japan updated Nov 28, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Reconstruction continues in fishing village wiped off map by tsunami's wall of water

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Five French expressions you use in everyday conversation

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  • updated Sep 15, 2016 at 7:13 AM
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French's importance in Canadian culture means it's not surprise that common expressions have worked their way into English.

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