Local Business

Business Beat: The Brick offers warranty service for Sears customers

What do furniture, food and the Bulldogs have in common? Jowsey’s! Jowsey’s…

  • Nov 14, 2017

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses have much to celebrate

October is small business month and there is much to celebrate about businesses in Alberni Valley

  • Oct 18, 2017
Port Alberni celebrates business excellence
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th
Five things to watch for in Canadian business, the week of Oct 15th
Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

BUSINESS BEAT: It’s game on for Westcoast Home Hardware

Gold pickers, cooking classes for toddlers and more in this week’s business beat.

  • Sep 27, 2017

Finalists announced for 2017 Torch Awards on Vancouver Island

These awards handed out by the Better Business Bureau honour companies that demonstrate ethics and integrity.

BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses celebrate in August

From anniversaries to open houses, it’s a busy month

  • Aug 15, 2017

Mobile eatery makes its home in Alberni

Bistro Breizh offers new fare for food lovers

BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses lend a hand to wildfire victims

Walk the Coast wins nationwide contest, SteamPunk Café selling keychains for charity, and more.

  • Jul 25, 2017

BIZ BEAT: Codfathers Fish Market reopens with new look

Chamber of Commerce elects new board, 7-Eleven partners with WE and more

  • Jun 13, 2017

Summer market season kicks off in the Alberni Valley

The Uptown Urban Market is open again for the season. This year…

  • May 19, 2017

Alberni Co-op breaks ground on third gas bar

Gas bar and convenience store will be largest of three in Port Alberni

Preparing for Mother’s Day in Port Alberni

This weekend is the busiest for florists as people prepare to spend on Mom

BUSINESS BEAT: Chamber gala highlights best of Alberni businesses

The annual Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce community excellence awards will be presented April 21

  • Apr 18, 2017

Port Alberni’s Serious Coffee reopens after mall fire

A December fire in an adjacent unit at a 10th Avenue strip mall caused damage to two other units

Alberni women named to Island’s Top 20 Under 40

Lisa George and Jolleen Dick have been recognized for their community achievements.

Export pilot program grows small businesses in the Alberni Valley

The Export Navigator Program aims to expand small businesses by making them export ready

BUSINESS BEAT: Alberni businesses earn recognition beyond city borders

Alberni Valley charities also benefit from efforts of businesses

  • Mar 28, 2017