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Port Alberni’s Peter Wienold, Theatre BC President, (right) and Theatre BC Administrator Richard Kerton (left) welcome audiences to the Festival Awards Gala in Vernon last summer. This year, the festival comes to the Alberni Valley, with eight nights of live theatre July 5 to 13.

‘Best of the best’ of BC community theatre coming to Port Alberni

Community hosts provincial festival July 5 to 13

  • Jun 24, 2019
Alberni District Fall Fair: Home-grown family fun!

Alberni District Fall Fair: Home-grown family fun!

Entries are open for 74th annual fall fair

  • Jun 10, 2019
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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
Pioneering Alberni day spa marks 40 years!

Pioneering Alberni day spa marks 40 years!

Join Finishing Touches May 31 and June 1 for anniversary celebrations

  • May 27, 2019
Pioneering Alberni day spa marks 40 years!
No sleeping on the job for these Alberni mattress recyclers!

No sleeping on the job for these Alberni mattress recyclers!

INEO Employment Services helps get you ready for your next career move

  • May 20, 2019
No sleeping on the job for these Alberni mattress recyclers!
Lots to smile about! New technologies make going to the dentist easy

Lots to smile about! New technologies make going to the dentist easy

Valley Dental innovations make them your one-stop shop for regular and restorative dentistry

  • Apr 15, 2019
Lots to smile about! New technologies make going to the dentist easy
Hey truckers! Here’s how to keep your commercial vehicle in tip-top shape

Hey truckers! Here’s how to keep your commercial vehicle in tip-top shape

Large new shop in Port Alberni brings you peace of mind for your big rig

  • Apr 1, 2019
Hey truckers! Here’s how to keep your commercial vehicle in tip-top shape
Spring is in the air: It’s Home Expo time in Port Alberni!

Spring is in the air: It’s Home Expo time in Port Alberni!

Glenwood Sports Centre set to host annual building, renovation and home decor show

  • Mar 4, 2019
Spring is in the air: It’s Home Expo time in Port Alberni!
Ellen Frood, ACAWS and CAT co-chair, Debra Hamilton, ADAPS and CAT co-chair, and Mark Lacroix, CAT co-ordinator. Stop by Char’s Landing from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 when the Alberni Valley’s Community Action Team will screen the film Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis, followed by questions and conversation.

Why words matter: Battling the stigma of drug use and addiction

Community film screening and Q&A coming to Char’s Landing Feb. 27

  • Feb 18, 2019
Ellen Frood, ACAWS and CAT co-chair, Debra Hamilton, ADAPS and CAT co-chair, and Mark Lacroix, CAT co-ordinator. Stop by Char’s Landing from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 when the Alberni Valley’s Community Action Team will screen the film Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis, followed by questions and conversation.
Ryan Leboe and Bear Lind, persons with lived experience with the Port Alberni Community Action Team. The CAT invites the community to Char’s Landing from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 for conversation and a screening of the film Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis.

‘Substance use has no boundaries; we need to come together’

Alberni CAT screens film Feb. 27, welcomes discussion about substance use and overdose

  • Feb 11, 2019
Ryan Leboe and Bear Lind, persons with lived experience with the Port Alberni Community Action Team. The CAT invites the community to Char’s Landing from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 for conversation and a screening of the film Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis.
Ellen Frood, from the Alberni Community and Woman’s Services Society and co-chair of the Port Alberni Community Action Team (CAT), Debra Hamilton, from the Alberni Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Service and CAT co-chair, and Mark Lacroix, CAT co-ordinator. The Community Action Team welcomes anyone interested in overdose prevention to a Jan. 31 public information session.

‘Every person has a family, a story and a future’

Public information session aims to build discussion around overdose crisis

  • Jan 21, 2019
Ellen Frood, from the Alberni Community and Woman’s Services Society and co-chair of the Port Alberni Community Action Team (CAT), Debra Hamilton, from the Alberni Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Service and CAT co-chair, and Mark Lacroix, CAT co-ordinator. The Community Action Team welcomes anyone interested in overdose prevention to a Jan. 31 public information session.
Indigenous youth challenge targets Commerce, Culture Community

Indigenous youth challenge targets Commerce, Culture Community

Alberni Valley participants sought for January entrepreneurship program

  • Dec 24, 2018
Indigenous youth challenge targets Commerce, Culture Community
NEW & NOTABLE: Art + curios collide in new Harbour Quay shop

NEW & NOTABLE: Art + curios collide in new Harbour Quay shop

Portal to Alberni arts scene supports budding artists

  • Nov 26, 2018
NEW & NOTABLE: Art + curios collide in new Harbour Quay shop
Alberni Valley Dental welcomes Dr. Oleg Beregovoy to the team.

Odessa to Alberni: All roads lead to the Valley for dentist

Family vacation leads to a boost for the Valley’s dental care

  • Nov 26, 2018
Alberni Valley Dental welcomes Dr. Oleg Beregovoy to the team.
Winter can be a time of greater isolation for seniors. Extra visits and phone calls from friends and family can help them stay connected. Community resources can also be found at bc211.ca.

5 ways to help senior friends and family this winter

bc211.ca offers community connections for all ages, throughout BC

  • Nov 12, 2018
Winter can be a time of greater isolation for seniors. Extra visits and phone calls from friends and family can help them stay connected. Community resources can also be found at bc211.ca.
Fitness for fun and function for Alberni seniors

Fitness for fun and function for Alberni seniors

CBI Health Centre boosts its offerings with a new weekly seniors fitness class

  • Sep 10, 2018
Fitness for fun and function for Alberni seniors
How does your (Winter) garden grow?

How does your (Winter) garden grow?

Tasty ideas cap two years of Grow Local programming

  • Sep 3, 2018
How does your (Winter) garden grow?
See Emily, a Saker Falcon, at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre.

Exciting things are happening at the Wildlife Recovery Centre: Plan your visit today!

Centre opens year-round with host of events and new activities

  • Sep 3, 2018
See Emily, a Saker Falcon, at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre.
Riders whip around the YoYo at the Alberni District Fall Fair. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Are you ready for the Fair? Here’s 5 (+1 extra) ways to celebrate!

Community focus highlights the Valley’s favourite late-summer event

  • Aug 27, 2018
Riders whip around the YoYo at the Alberni District Fall Fair. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
No matter what your family’s back-to-school resolutions might be, bc211.ca, a province-wide resource created in partnership with United Way, can help!

Is your family ready to head ‘back to school?’ bc211.ca can help!

From study skills to school supplies, 5 ways to get this year off to a GREAT start

  • Aug 20, 2018
No matter what your family’s back-to-school resolutions might be, bc211.ca, a province-wide resource created in partnership with United Way, can help!