Local Business

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

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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

Vancouver Island restaurant among Canada’s most sustainable eateries

Locals in Courtenay only B.C. or small city establishment to make the top six list

BIZ BEAT: New summer market opening in Uptown Port Alberni

Celebrate Pet Appreciation Month at Bosley’s

  • Apr 17, 2019

North Island College’s nursing program receives provincial recognition

The BC College of Nursing Professionals awards NIC with a four-year recognition

  • Apr 14, 2019

Coombs Country Candy gets an early start on Easter

Owner Murray Lawlor and staff offered treats, activities for Alberni Valley families

  • Apr 11, 2019

North Island College’s Roger Street Bistro reopening in Port Alberni

Bistro will be opening its doors to the public starting Monday, April 8

  • Apr 1, 2019

Island-based Walco Industries completes penstock cleaning in Bridge River, B.C.

Largest project undertaken to date by the Campbell River and Port Alberni-based company

  • Mar 28, 2019

Chef returns to North Island College to inspire young cooks

Tina Tang shares her culinary journey since graduating

  • Mar 22, 2019

Applications open for bursary, scholarship funding at North Island College

Current and future North Island College students are eligible to apply

  • Mar 21, 2019