Local Business

Third brewery on the way for Port Alberni

Alberni Brewing Company hopes to open in early 2021

BIZ BEAT: New options for eating in Port Alberni

See what’s happening in the Port Alberni business community

  • Sep 16, 2020

Food trucks help create community at entrance to Port Alberni

Alberni Outpost offers food, events, vendors at the top of Alberni Highway

North Island College releases COVID-19 guidelines for fall term

Majority of classes will be offered online, with some blended programs

San Group preps Port Alberni remanufacturing site for warehouses

Buildings will be used to store finished lumber right out of the kilns until they can be shipped

BIZ BEAT: Alberni businesses moving forward during COVID-19

Young entrepreneur starts up t-shirt sales

  • Aug 19, 2020
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North Island College offers resources for students learning online

College will hold a ‘virtual orientation’ this week

Port Alberni company earns $10,000 grant from Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Company produces specialized equipment for large-scale mining, logging machinery

BIZ BEAT: Port Alberni businesses continue to give back to the community

See what businesses are starting up, moving and renovating

  • Jul 15, 2020

TV star’s family selling Vancouver Island Beach Resort

You can own Jason Priestley’s Terrace Beach Resort in Ucluelet for less than $5 million

New bakery set to open in Port Alberni’s Uptown

Wildflower Bakery and Café will be located next to Brie and Barrel on Argyle Street

  • Jun 24, 2020

China Creek Campground opens more sites for overnight camping

Port Alberni campground adopts new safety guidelines due to COVID-19

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures

“I’m just happy to get back on the water.”

Port Alberni city council approves temporary expansion of sidewalk patios

Permits will help businesses with physical distancing rules

PROGRESS 2020: San Group’s Sangheras bank on technology in Port Alberni sawmill operations

Company focuses on state-of-the-art machinery for its expanding operations

PROGRESS 2020: Port Alberni Port Authority marine cluster continues to grow

Diverse businesses look to Port Alberni’s waterfront and deepsea port for expansion

Road to recovery remains unpaved for Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Huu-ay-aht First Nations say Paving Bamfield Road will be key to its post-COVID-19 success

PROGRESS 2020: Coulson Aviation keeps growing

Port Alberni is the hub of administration for the global aviation company

End of an Era: Tofino hair studio closes shop

“We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors.”