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North Island College brings marine training to Port Alberni

Marine Training instructor Captain Harry Johnston joins NIC team

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni businesses give back to the community

Alberni optometrist named BC Optometrist of the Year

  • Mar 18, 2020

Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

West Coast Nibbler raises more than $10,000 for Port Alberni charities

Third annual event featured food and beverages from local suppliers

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North Island College draft strategic plan available for feedback

North Island College is inviting the public to provide feedback on its…

  • Feb 28, 2020

More businesses in Port Alberni need a voice at city council, says one Uptown owner

Business owner says all businesses in the Alberni Valley need a louder voice

BIZ BEAT: Get a head start on spring cleaning in Port Alberni

Chris Fenton walks across a desert to raise funds for ACAWS

Boomerangs raises thousands for Australia bush fire relief

Owners thank Port Alberni public for contributing to fundraiser

Shipyard upgrade on Port Alberni’s waterfront means MV Frances Barkley retrofit happens at home

Canadian Maritime Engineering expands equipment to accept larger vessels

North Island College hosting nursing info session

Info sessions will take place Monday, Jan. 27 at Port Alberni and Campbell River campuses

Port Alberni Uptown neon landmark restored

Carter’s Shoes is long gone, but its beloved neon sign has been restored and re-mounted

  • Jan 15, 2020

North Island College employees recognized

Employees marking milestones represent 916 years of combined service

  • Dec 19, 2019

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni business community spreads holiday cheer

The new Purchased in PA program offers prizes for local shoppers

  • Dec 18, 2019

BUSINESS BEAT: 24-hour gym planned for Port Alberni

Jims Clothes Closet renovation a vote of confidence for business

  • Nov 20, 2019

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