Julia Caranci

Alberni Health Report part four: dealing with addictions

In this installment we learn how communities can help those struggling with challenges, and what happens to those who go down a dark path

Alberni health report – Part 3: Kids’ path to success can be rocky

Reporter Julia Caranci examines efforts to tackle Port Alberni’s serious juvenile crime rate, which is twice as high as the B.C. rate

Alberni health report – Part two: Nurturing children to health

In this second part in our series in Alberni we explore how health is so much more than a physical state of being.

Taking the pulse of health care in Alberni

It takes a community to raise healthy children. Reporter Julia Caranci talks to medical experts who weigh in on how Alberni is doing.

Alberni still no closer to fixing McLean Mill dam

More meetings on the horizon between council and Industrial Heritage Society, minus city staff.

Alberni backs liquor application for Char’s Landing

Council asks owner of entertainment venue to modify proposed hours for outdoor patio, closing before endorsing her application.

Log export review finished

A report on log exports in B.C. has been completed and results should be released 'soon', says government.

Get on the bus and ride

Alberni's mayor bids for free bus passes to entice city councillors to take transit, get in touch with new system.

NEPTUNE seeks greater presence in Port Alberni

Kate Moran lobbies to bring NEPTUNE programming into classrooms, give public a better idea of the Pacific Ocean project based in Alberni.

Dam clock ticks down in Alberni

Time is running out to perform costly repairs to the McLean Mill National Historic site dam that suffered extensive water damage last year.

Alberni cooks up deal with new eatery

The city has reached a five-year lease agreement with the Starboard Grill that opens the door for the re-birth of a Harbour Quay restaurant

City shells out half mill for facility upgrades

City hall in Alberni is getting a $550,000 upgrade after council approved replacing the building’s roof, mechanical systems and boiler

Catalyst and Alberni do $5 million infrastucture deal

Catalyst Paper Corp. and the City of Port Alberni have swung a $5 million deal for the paper giant's wastewater treatment facility and land

RCMP youth camp seeks community support to continue

A new partnership between the Port Alberni RCMP and School District 70 has been forged thanks to the completion of the first RCMP youth camp