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Melissa Trowbridge, Port Alberni Regional Educator, BC Schizophrenia Society.

New programs fill gaps in care for families living with schizophrenia

BC Schizophrenia Society initiatives provide education, support and community awareness

  • Dec 11, 2017
Paramedic Chris Wagnor, of Port Alberni’s Pair of Medics first aid training, demonstrates CPR on a dummy.

Safety first: How to find first aid training you can trust

Education and hands-on experience make the difference

  • Dec 4, 2017
A local food sustainability program was among the recipients of an Alberni Valley Community Foundation Grant.

Community Foundation builds a growing legacy

As your investment grows, so does your community support

  • Nov 27, 2017
Port Alberni’s new Hot Shots: Ian Smith, Julie Smith and Steve Jasper.

The Hot Shots set up shop in Port Alberni

Your next great hair cut is as close as the new Redford Street salon

  • Nov 20, 2017
Port Alberni’s new Hot Shots: Ian Smith, Julie Smith and Steve Jasper.
Dealer principal Sjon Wynia and general sales manager Kevan Threadgill show off the rooftop solar panels powering the Harbourview VW dealership.

Powered by the sun, heated by reclaimed engine oil

Go behind the scenes at Harbourview VW’s new green building

  • Nov 20, 2017
Dealer principal Sjon Wynia and general sales manager Kevan Threadgill show off the rooftop solar panels powering the Harbourview VW dealership.
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Nov 13, 2017
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Oct 16, 2017
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections
Do you struggle with the 5 common concerns of the ‘Sandwich Generation’?

Do you struggle with the 5 common concerns of the ‘Sandwich Generation’?

bc211.ca is the one-stop link to the information you need

  • Oct 2, 2017
Do you struggle with the 5 common concerns of the ‘Sandwich Generation’?
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a correctional officer.

Be a role model, be a peace officer and change lives

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Sep 18, 2017
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a correctional officer.
10 reasons you need to visit Port Alberni’s Kingsway Crossing

10 reasons you need to visit Port Alberni’s Kingsway Crossing

From flowers and fashions to financial services and fabulous food, you’ll find it here

  • Sep 11, 2017
10 reasons you need to visit Port Alberni’s Kingsway Crossing
Owls and eagles and bears, oh my! Discover amazing West Coast wildlife at Parksville-area centre

Owls and eagles and bears, oh my! Discover amazing West Coast wildlife at Parksville-area centre

Vital work helps non-profit centre care for wildlife and create a fascinating visitor attraction

  • Sep 4, 2017
Owls and eagles and bears, oh my! Discover amazing West Coast wildlife at Parksville-area centre
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a Correctional Officer.

Be a role model, be a peace officer and change lives

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Sep 4, 2017
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a Correctional Officer.
Ally Pest Control owner Terry Dobson, right, with Owen Charlesworth, Ally’s pest control technician

5 things Port Alberni’s new – and only – pest control expert wants you to know

Ally Pest Control offers full-service pest control for local homes and businesses

  • Jul 31, 2017
Ally Pest Control owner Terry Dobson, right, with Owen Charlesworth, Ally’s pest control technician
Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca

Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca

Here’s a new way to find jobs, counselling, health clinics, legal support and more, all across B.C.

  • Jun 26, 2017
Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca
Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion

Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion

Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours gives back to those in need

  • Jun 19, 2017
Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion
Quick, convenient and affordable: Travel between the Island and Vancouver in 5 easy steps

Quick, convenient and affordable: Travel between the Island and Vancouver in 5 easy steps

No more waiting in long ferry lineups or spending another night in a hotel after a day in the city

  • Apr 24, 2017
Quick, convenient and affordable: Travel between the Island and Vancouver in 5 easy steps
Peter Hetherington started Hetherington Industries 30 years ago as a home-based business rebuilding batteries. Now he’s branched out into several different services. SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO

From plastic to porta-potties: what you need to know about recycling

Hetherington Industries in Port Alberni has led the way for 30 years

  • Apr 24, 2017
Peter Hetherington started Hetherington Industries 30 years ago as a home-based business rebuilding batteries. Now he’s branched out into several different services. SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO
How Alberta’s oilsands traffic fuelled a Vancouver Island travel perk

How Alberta’s oilsands traffic fuelled a Vancouver Island travel perk

There’s a new 35-minute evening flight between YVR and the Comox Valley airport.

  • Apr 17, 2017
How Alberta’s oilsands traffic fuelled a Vancouver Island travel perk
Three reasons to beat the slow boat with a fast flight right now

Three reasons to beat the slow boat with a fast flight right now

Island traveller alert: A new evening flight from YVR to Comox Valley and Campbell River

  • Apr 10, 2017
Three reasons to beat the slow boat with a fast flight right now
Three ways to keep your family safe on the road this fall

Three ways to keep your family safe on the road this fall

Check out these safety tips from BCAA for back-to-school and Halloween

  • Oct 12, 2016
Three ways to keep your family safe on the road this fall