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North Island College to offer free menstrual products

NIC and North Island Students’ Union partnering on the initiative

  • Nov 15, 2019

Former Port Alberni grad pitches to Dragons’ Den

Justin Atterbury is the co-owner of Taynton Bay Spirits in Invermere, B.C.

Alberni business nominated for two Ecostar awards

Second year for Social Root Consulting to be nominated in Social Impact category

Port Alberni fans show the love for Vancouver Canucks’ alumni

2019 Canucks’ Toyota Tundra Tour draws hundreds on Island stop

Hotel Zed coming to Tofino

Vancouver Island community gets its first female hotelier

Vancouver Island Economic Summit panel to address gender equity

Last month the Canadian government proposed amendments to regulations under the federal…

  • Sep 25, 2019
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North Island College’s carpentry program returning to Port Alberni

Information session will take place Oct. 8

  • Sep 20, 2019

BIZ BEAT: Alberni Chamber of Commerce to host women in business forum

Jowsey’s partners with WCGH Foundation for fundraiser

  • Sep 18, 2019

Pair of Port Alberni pot stores open

B.C. Cannabis Store, Orange Bridge Cannabis first two legal pot stores to open in central Island

BUSINESS BEAT: Innovation drives new Port Alberni tattoo artist

Businesses opening and re-opening in Uptown Port Alberni

  • Jul 24, 2019

BIZ BEAT: New businesses abound in South Port

Alberni Sports, Mini Price, Brie & Barrel and more

  • Jul 3, 2019

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni businesses celebrate milestones

RE/MAX Mid-Island moving into new building on Johnston Road

  • Jun 19, 2019

Solda’s Family Restaurant celebrates 50 years in Port Alberni

Restaurant is currently up for sale to “the right buyer”

  • Jun 18, 2019

Port Alberni store sells another big lottery winner

A1 Convenience in Port Alberni has continued its winning lottery streak

A taste of tapas with PotLuck Ceramics

PotLuck Ceramics’ annual event in Port Alberni was a success at the end of May

  • Jun 5, 2019

North Island College entices international students to Alberni’s ECCE program

Port Alberni had seven international students in January 2019

Ladysmith sawmill curtails work for a minimum of two weeks

Western Forest Products Ladysmith Sawmill temporarily idled due to a lack of properly sized logs

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Port Alberni’s Paramount Theatre to undergo extensive renovation

Theatre will close for a month to add recliner seats, update building’s exterior

  • Apr 26, 2019