Local Business

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

BUSINESS BEAT: It’s game on for Westcoast Home Hardware

Gold pickers, cooking classes for toddlers and more in this week’s business beat.

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Finalists announced for 2017 Torch Awards on Vancouver Island

These awards handed out by the Better Business Bureau honour companies that demonstrate ethics and integrity.

BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses celebrate in August

From anniversaries to open houses, it’s a busy month

  • Aug 15th, 2017

Mobile eatery makes its home in Alberni

Bistro Breizh offers new fare for food lovers

BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses lend a hand to wildfire victims

Walk the Coast wins nationwide contest, SteamPunk Café selling keychains for charity, and more.

  • Jul 25th, 2017
Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing


    Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary


      BIZ BEAT: Codfathers Fish Market reopens with new look

      Chamber of Commerce elects new board, 7-Eleven partners with WE and more

      • Jun 13th, 2017

      Alberni Co-op breaks ground on third gas bar

      Gas bar and convenience store will be largest of three in Port Alberni

      Preparing for Mother’s Day in Port Alberni

      This weekend is the busiest for florists as people prepare to spend on Mom

      BUSINESS BEAT: Chamber gala highlights best of Alberni businesses

      The annual Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce community excellence awards will be presented April 21

      • Apr 18th, 2017

      Port Alberni’s Serious Coffee reopens after mall fire

      A December fire in an adjacent unit at a 10th Avenue strip mall caused damage to two other units

      Alberni women named to Island’s Top 20 Under 40

      Lisa George and Jolleen Dick have been recognized for their community achievements.

      Export pilot program grows small businesses in the Alberni Valley

      The Export Navigator Program aims to expand small businesses by making them export ready

      BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses earn recognition beyond city borders

      Alberni Valley charities also benefit from efforts of businesses

      • Mar 28th, 2017