Alberni news briefs

Bits of news from Alberni.

  • Sep. 1, 2011 4:00 p.m.

Pacific Coast U opens Sept. 6

After more than a year of construction, Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences will officially open its doors on Tuesday, Sept. 6 on Cherry Creek Road.

PCU-WHS is the world’s first university specializing in the multidisciplinary field of workplace health sciences.

The sciences encompasses occupational safety and health, disability management, rehabilitation and disability studies.

Opening ceremonies take place at 2:15 p.m. and will include the unveiling of a totem pole carved by Gordon Dick and Ray Sim.

 

SOVA’s water guide in print

The Alberni Valley Drinking Water Reference Guide is now available in print form.

Save Our Valley Alliance (SOVA) launched the guide last spring at a public open house. Available only online until now, the 229-page guide is intended as a resource toward a better understanding of local water systems, an awareness of challenges and issues, and an inspiration for the protection of local watersheds.

Copies of the book will be given to local governments and the high school among others. The guide will also be available at the public library.