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Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Alicia Mulholland tries on her new glasses for the first time. Dr. Golemba at Valley Vision Optometry has a special interest in Low Vision care.

This Vancouverite travelled to Port Alberni for cutting-edge vision care

WATCH: The moment she put on her new glasses, and could finally see!

  • Nov 16, 2020
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How can you tell if a raptor is healthy? Give it a check-up!
Galaxy Motors' sales event: Free TVs, BBQs & $500 gift cards
Best practices for maintaining your denture's soft liner
Want to sell a home? Amy Hadikin reveals what you must know
Canadian Tire Port Alberni manager Erin Van Bergen joins Teresa Ludvigson, Executive Director Alberni Valley Hospice Society, and Gerri Sing, AVHS Board Member, in preparing for Light Up Hospice, a fundraiser and opportunity for residents to honour the memory of loved ones this holiday season.

New holiday event shines a light on love and loss

Light Up Hospice to remember loved ones + support vital community programs

  • Nov 2, 2020
Canadian Tire Port Alberni manager Erin Van Bergen joins Teresa Ludvigson, Executive Director Alberni Valley Hospice Society, and Gerri Sing, AVHS Board Member, in preparing for Light Up Hospice, a fundraiser and opportunity for residents to honour the memory of loved ones this holiday season.
Local livestock might enjoy a pumpkin dinner once you’re finished with your Halloween jack o’ lantern. Contact the Alberni Valley Pumpkin Pickup for details!

Nothing spooky about these Halloween recycling tips!

Halloween generates lots of tiny packaging and food waste – here’s how to get rid of it properly

  • Oct 26, 2020
Local livestock might enjoy a pumpkin dinner once you’re finished with your Halloween jack o’ lantern. Contact the Alberni Valley Pumpkin Pickup for details!
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.

High Fives for Health Care spreading gratitude and raising vital funds for B.C. health care

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation campaign spreads much-needed positivity and raises essential funds

  • Oct 19, 2020
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.
Soft plastics recycling 101

Soft plastics recycling 101

Your guide to what’s what in the world of soft plastics

  • Oct 12, 2020
Soft plastics recycling 101
The Power of Your Will

The Power of Your Will

A gift in your Will shows remarkable foresight for your community

  • Oct 5, 2020
The Power of Your Will
Close-to-home care for challenging vision conditions

Close-to-home care for challenging vision conditions

Port Alberni optometrist shares passion for treating difficult vision puzzles

  • Oct 5, 2020
Close-to-home care for challenging vision conditions
The 3rd Avenue Recycling Depot re-opens Oct. 1 with COVID protocols in place for staff and visitors.

3rd Avenue Recycling Depot to reopen Oct. 1

COVID protocols will guide reopening

  • Sep 28, 2020
The 3rd Avenue Recycling Depot re-opens Oct. 1 with COVID protocols in place for staff and visitors.
Use your Bear Smarts this fall!

Use your Bear Smarts this fall!

Managing your attractants will help reduce human-bear conflicts

  • Sep 21, 2020
Use your Bear Smarts this fall!
North Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

North Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020
North Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator
Zero-waste lunches are possible!

Zero-waste lunches are possible!

To reduce plastic waste, take a look at the daily lunch routine

  • Sep 14, 2020
Zero-waste lunches are possible!
New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

Brand new Sunny Hill Health Centre launches the next chapter for rehabilitation at BC children’s

  • Sep 7, 2020
New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids
Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Celebrate BC’s favourite fall berry

  • Aug 31, 2020
Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!
What is the Waste Management Hierarchy?

What is the Waste Management Hierarchy?

It’s time to think beyond ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’

  • Aug 31, 2020
What is the Waste Management Hierarchy?
Time to rack up a little fun and fitness!

Time to rack up a little fun and fitness!

Welcome upgrades coming to Rack and Rally Social Hub

  • Aug 17, 2020
Time to rack up a little fun and fitness!
Don’t want to miss your recycling pick-up? There’s an app for that!

Don’t want to miss your recycling pick-up? There’s an app for that!

Mobile app launched: ACRD Recycling and Waste Wizard

  • Aug 17, 2020
Don’t want to miss your recycling pick-up? There’s an app for that!
Food Waste: Shouldn’t be happening…

Food Waste: Shouldn’t be happening…

In 2019, the AV Landfill generated 15,971 tonnes of waste. When broken…

  • Aug 3, 2020
Food Waste: Shouldn’t be happening…
Recycle Matters, a social enterprise under the umbrella of INEO Employment Services, supports skill development and employment experience through its mattress recycling service.

Recycle Matters: Creating Positive Change and Opportunities

Recycle Matters is a social enterprise under the umbrella of INEO Employment…

  • Jul 20, 2020
Recycle Matters, a social enterprise under the umbrella of INEO Employment Services, supports skill development and employment experience through its mattress recycling service.