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B.C. cat loves paddleboarding

Cat owner JD Batbatan hopes his videos inspire people to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan.

97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

Port Alberni cadets get involved in community

Cadets are sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #293

  • Nov 6, 2018
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The sights and sounds of Totem 64
Abashiri students visit Port Alberni
Port Alberni dives into the New Year
Port Alberni adopts Team Kazakhstan

Flag flies atop Port Alberni City Hall in remembrance

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 293 brings colour party for ceremony

  • Nov 5, 2018

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018

Alberni breakfast programs feed community’s hungry children

The breakfast programs are co-finalists for Pot Luck Ceramics grant; vote until Nov. 10

VALLEY SENIORS: A special oldtimer gets a facelift

Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Society completes project to bring the Swan back to life

  • Oct 31, 2018

VIDEO: North Saanich home prize part of B.C. Millionaire Lottery

The grand prize winner can choose one of seven luxury homes around the province

Alberni Valley has a hauntingly good time

Plenty of Halloween activities in Port Alberni over the weekend

Kuu-us Crisis Line offers education for new Alberni Valley renters

RentSmart Certificate can increase the chances of receiving housing

Alberni Valley Hospice Society gives peace of mind at the end of life

Hospice is one of 4 finalists for Pot Luck Ceramics grant; vote until Nov. 10

  • Oct 24, 2018

Port Alberni gets into the Halloween spirit at dog show

54th annual event drew dogs of all breeds—and their humans

Port Alberni residents enjoy public tours on Coast Guard vessel

PromoScience Expedition offered the public a chance to learn about marine research

Port Alberni walks for World Food Day

John Paul II Catholic School students walked to end world hunger

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

Learn about ocean science aboard a Canadian Coast Guard ship

Ship will be docked in Port Alberni on Oct. 18 and 19

  • Oct 18, 2018

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September