Local Business

Premier on hand as Paper Excellence finalizes Catalyst Paper purchase

Sale includes Crofton mill, plus mills in Port Alberni and Powell River

Mercedes-Benz test-drives groundbreaking Vancouver Island facility

Pilot run unloads cars in Nanaimo to test Western Canada’s first European vehicle processing centre

Port Alberni company earns B.C. accolades for cutting edge innovation

Coulson Ice Blast awarded at Small Business BC Awards

Battered Port Alice pulp mill suddenly lays off remaining workers

All Neucel Specialty Cellulose employees working at the pulp mill were told to go home on Feb. 27.

BUSINESS BEAT: New board room at Steampunk Café has nautical flair

Teresa Bird writes about business happenings once a month in the Alberni Valley News

  • Feb 20, 2019

Port Alberni city council gives green light to new Uptown brewery

Dog Mountain Brewing gets development permit, liquor license endorsement

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Work progresses on Canadian Maritime Engineering’s Port Alberni building

New fabrication building on waterfront could be running by early February

Save-On-Foods raises funds for Alberni Valley students

Fundraising campaign benefits student nutrition programs

  • Jan 30, 2019

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Job creation on the minds of politicians on Vancouver Island

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair to take place Feb. 7 in Comox

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to become second-busiest airport on the Island

Air Canada Rouge to resume seasonal non-stop service between Nanaimo and Toronto this summer

TODAY: Hitched Wedding & Events Affair arrives at Florence Filberg Centre

Campbell River business one of many vendors at Hitched wedding event

Vancouver Island career fair will help serve a job-seekers’ market

Black Press Media Extreme Education and Career Fair slated for Feb. 7 in Comox Valley

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni pet stores going to the dogs

Animal Ark and Bosley’s add dog washing stations

  • Jan 16, 2019

Sour outage beverage commemorates power outage

Island Brewery finds a unique way to make the powerful wind storm memorable

Port Alberni veterinarian awarded for veterinary forensics

Dr. Holly Tillotson works at Pacific Rim Veterinary Hospital

  • Dec 19, 2018

Surprise fashion show for Alberni’s queen of fashion

Linda Bowers of Boutique Belles Amies receives sendoff full of fun

  • Dec 19, 2018

Donation helps North Island College trades students

NIC receives $38,000 equipment donation from Seymour Pacific Developments Ltd

  • Dec 13, 2018

Port Alberni’s John Jack joins First Nations LNG Alliance

Jack represents Huu-ay-aht First Nations’ Kwispaa LNG project

  • Dec 7, 2018