Local Business

Tofino Bus launches shipping service to replace Greyhound across Vancouver Island

Affordable, same day and next day freight options are available as Greyhoubd Package Express ends

BIZ BEAT: West Coast General Hospital Foundation hires new business director

Alberni Valley Museum’s Jamie Morton retiring

  • Sep 19th, 2018

West Coast sailing rough employment seas to help fish processing thrive

Big Read: Fish processors casting a wide net to overcome employment challenges

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni businesses celebrate milestones

New digs, new owners for businesses in the Alberni Valley

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

North Island College offers sponsored prep cook program in Port Alberni

Certificate program starts in October 2018

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Love affair blossoms from Cuban baseball tour for Island woman

Trucker Guzman ties the knot with Union de Reyes coach

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive
Shopper sad about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni’s first Indigenous-themed guest house opens

New beginnings and endings for businesspeople in Port Alberni

  • Jul 18th, 2018

MacDermott’s Insurance wins B.C. Brokerage of the Year

Provincial centennial award a prestigious one for Port Alberni insurance firm

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

BUSINESS BEAT: Rotarians from India visit Port Alberni

It’s patio season for many Alberni Valley eateries. What’s your favourite?

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Welding opens doors for Port Alberni grads

Welding program runs at North Island College beginning in September

  • Jun 1st, 2018

BUSINESS BEAT: Orthodontist John Pappel retires, but Alberni practice remains open

Alberni Chamber of Commerce elects new president, directors

  • May 30th, 2018

Vancouver investor breathes new life into historic Port Alberni hotel and pub

New owner hopes to have Kingsway Pub open by Victoria Day weekend

VI Fitness files for bankruptcy

Workout locations across Greater Victoria closed permanently May 1

  • May 2nd, 2018

Port Alberni business community celebrates excellence

Annual community awards portray diversity in Alberni Valley businesses

BIZ BEAT: New faces and new spaces in Port Alberni

Van Isle Ford receives President’s Award for 2017

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

BIZ BEAT: The Power of friendship leads to the Power of Three

Holistic health services available at the Studio on Third

  • Mar 21st, 2018