Local Business

Alberni businesses nominated for Island excellence

Coulson Ice Blast, Port Posh Wash, the Blue Marlin Inn and Totem…

  • Jan 18, 2018

Buckerfields targets booming West Shore

New store set to open April 1 in Langford Parkway location

Nominate someone for an Alberni chamber excellence award

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce has opened nominations for the 2018…

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Mt. Washington Opens The Outback after a snowy start to 2018

Mt. Washington has received over 400 cm of snow in the alpine…

  • Jan 12, 2018

Everything’s coming up bagels for Alberni couple

Nicholas Alexander makes hand-rolled honey-boiled Montreal bagels with a west coast twist

BUSINESS BEAT: New businesses choosing Port Alberni

BY TERESA BIRD ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS After years of owning Parksville Jewelers…

  • Dec 21, 2017

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

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