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Living local this winter will get your garden growing come spring!

Living local this winter will get your garden growing come spring!

Local business upcycles waste from Alberni Valley mills and fish farms into food for your garden

  • Dec 16, 2019
Jumpstart your personal health program!

Jumpstart your personal health program!

Symptoms slowing you down? Learn how to make these your best years

  • Dec 9, 2019
Unfortunately, including glass in your curbside material is considered “wishful recycling”.

Keep glass out of the curbside bin!

Bring your glass to the Alberni Valley Landfill or the Recycle BC depot

  • Dec 2, 2019
Unfortunately, including glass in your curbside material is considered “wishful recycling”.
Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH

Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH

‘My angels are the trauma team, all the doctors at VGH, and the first responders’

  • Dec 2, 2019
Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH
Finishing Touches owner Louise Pearson (centre right) and her staff are celebrating their 40th Christmas season in Port Alberni.

Finishing Touches celebrates 40th Christmas season in Port Alberni

Finishing Touches is celebrating its 40th Christmas season in Port Alberni. The…

  • Nov 25, 2019
Finishing Touches owner Louise Pearson (centre right) and her staff are celebrating their 40th Christmas season in Port Alberni.
Boutique Belles Amies owner Sheenagh Walker (right) and staff member Linda Whiteman have completed bra fitting courses to better serve customers at their Port Alberni store.

Free ‘fit clinics’ make bra fitting efficient and fun

Bra fitting is a bit of a mystery for many customers. This…

  • Nov 25, 2019
Boutique Belles Amies owner Sheenagh Walker (right) and staff member Linda Whiteman have completed bra fitting courses to better serve customers at their Port Alberni store.
“Wish-cycling” costs the recycling system and sends quality recyclables to the landfill.

Ever heard of wish-cycling? The ACRD wishes you wouldn’t!

“Wish-cycling” costs the recycling system and sends quality recyclables to the landfill

  • Nov 18, 2019
“Wish-cycling” costs the recycling system and sends quality recyclables to the landfill.
Wawmeesh Hamilton | 49 Langarans Award Recipient

From runaway to award-winning journalist and advocate

Award-winning journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton is no stranger to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. He…

  • Nov 18, 2019
Wawmeesh Hamilton | 49 Langarans Award Recipient
BC Cancer Radiation Oncologist Dr. Scott Tyldesley.

A new era for radiation therapy

Mounting evidence suggests precision radiation therapy leads to better outcomes for cancer patients

  • Nov 11, 2019
BC Cancer Radiation Oncologist Dr. Scott Tyldesley.
Alberni kicks off Christmas season with discounted housewares, linens and more

Alberni kicks off Christmas season with discounted housewares, linens and more

Flandangles Kitchen and Gifts, Gibson’s Fine Linens hosts customer appreciation event

  • Nov 11, 2019
Alberni kicks off Christmas season with discounted housewares, linens and more
Recycling your plastic and glass — why so complicated?

Recycling your plastic and glass — why so complicated?

Simple steps to determining what goes where for recycling

  • Nov 4, 2019
Recycling your plastic and glass — why so complicated?
Achieving wellness in the Alberni Valley can be this easy!

Achieving wellness in the Alberni Valley can be this easy!

How has your health been lately? Becoming resilient to stress, disease, bacteria…

  • Nov 4, 2019
Achieving wellness in the Alberni Valley can be this easy!
Discover your rewarding health care career with the click of a mouse!

Discover your rewarding health care career with the click of a mouse!

New BC website highlights opportunities for on-demand Health Care Assistants

  • Oct 28, 2019
Discover your rewarding health care career with the click of a mouse!
Illegal dumping cleanup yields some interesting surprises

Illegal dumping cleanup yields some interesting surprises

No excuse for dumping in the Alberni Valley forest

  • Oct 21, 2019
Illegal dumping cleanup yields some interesting surprises
Freshen up your carpets, rugs and floors for fall!

Freshen up your carpets, rugs and floors for fall!

Port Alberni cleaning specialist brings plenty of experience to the job, makes your life easier

  • Oct 21, 2019
Freshen up your carpets, rugs and floors for fall!
Public forum brings community together to discuss local opioid crisis

Public forum brings community together to discuss local opioid crisis

Join the Port Alberni Community Action Team, public health officer and others Oct. 24

  • Oct 14, 2019
Public forum brings community together to discuss local opioid crisis
Cosy up with a Port Alberni PJ party

Cosy up with a Port Alberni PJ party

Jamm-eez hosts fifth annual open house Oct. 18 and 19

  • Oct 14, 2019
Cosy up with a Port Alberni PJ party
Candidates often talk about affordable housing in the context of rental housing, not home ownership, but both should be part of the discussion, says Kaye Broens, 2019 Vancouver Island Real Estate Board President.

Is home ownership on the Island an election issue?

Are housing prices and the tight local real estate market an election…

  • Oct 7, 2019
Candidates often talk about affordable housing in the context of rental housing, not home ownership, but both should be part of the discussion, says Kaye Broens, 2019 Vancouver Island Real Estate Board President.
Recycling BC conducts material audits to determine the composition and quality of the material collected curbside and at centres like Albeni’s 3rd Avenue Depot to ensure they can access end markets to recycle our materials.

Local recycling system a model that works

A look at where your recyclables go and how they’re tracked

  • Oct 7, 2019
Recycling BC conducts material audits to determine the composition and quality of the material collected curbside and at centres like Albeni’s 3rd Avenue Depot to ensure they can access end markets to recycle our materials.