Community

B.C. church bell to toll again in memory of First World War

Public invited to help ring the bell 100 times to mark 100 years since the armistice was signed

Port Alberni’s Bread of Life keeps its clients fed, healthy

Food service is one of four finalists for the Pot Luck Ceramics $10,000 grant

Purple poppies to remember animals of war

An eight-year-old girl from Kamloops is selling poppies, worn to remembers animals of war

  • Nov 7, 2018
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Port Alberni fire department engages Indigenous youth in fire awareness
Port Alberni First Nations host Gathering Our Voices opening ceremonies
Snow day hits the Alberni Valley
Port Alberni celebrates Chinese New Year

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Public access to Somass Estuary unclear

It is a favourite place for people to go for a long walk

  • Nov 7, 2018

ADAPS is at the heart of prevention programs in Port Alberni

ADAPS is one of four finalists in Pot Luck Ceramics fundraising campaign

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

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