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Ottawa vows 'world class' oil safety

Ottawa vows 'world class' oil safety

Southern Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver are already at "very high risk" from existing tanker traffic, mostly from Alaska

Nominees sought for BE awards

Organizers of the 14th annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards want to know which is the best business on this Island.
Newspaper industry, MMBC fall out over recycling fees

Newspaper industry, MMBC fall out over recycling fees

Newsprint will continue to be collected through blue boxes

Sears moves into former Home Hardware digs in Alberni

Sears is closing its Adelaide Street location and moving into its new home - the former Home Hardware building on lower Third Avenue.
B.C. budget still in the black, barely

B.C. budget still in the black, barely

Finance Minister Mike de Jong says job growth isn't where it should be, sales tax collection to be stepped up
Sinopec, others join B.C. LNG hunt

Sinopec, others join B.C. LNG hunt

Companies from China, India and Japan join global investors checking out gas export potential of North Coast
Alberni woman turns love of sport into U.S. business

Alberni woman turns love of sport into U.S. business

An Alberni woman who grew up at the Port Alberni Gymnastics Academy now operates two gymnastics gyms in California.
Premier Clark pitches LNG to Asia

Premier Clark pitches LNG to Asia

Biggest trade mission yet to China, Japan and Korea leaves as new warning issued about environmental impact on Kitimat area

Seminar sets out facts and plan for your estate

Free estate planning workshop at Chances RimRock Casino. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. with seminar beginning at 6 p.m.
Somass Mill dry shed almost down

Somass Mill dry shed almost down

The demolition of the Somass Mill dry shed is almost complete in Port Alberni.