High unemployment, $343B deficit projected in Liberals’ fiscal snapshot

The prime minister said the high costs are worth it to help Canada amid the pandemic


City of Port Alberni sets tax rate at 1.1 percent for 2020

Residents warned next year’s increase will likely be double digits


City of Port Alberni cuts $800K from projected budget due to COVID-19 effects

Expected tax increase now sits at 1% for 2020 if budget is approved


Port Alberni’s tourist train will return for summer 2020

City council earmarks funding for shortened route during latest budget meeting

BUDGET 2020: Public invited to talk budget with City of Port Alberni

Evening eTown Hall meeting will take questions, comments from residents

Budget 2020: B.C. adds tax to sweet drinks and sodas

All soda, vending machine drinks will be subject to higher PST

Budget 2020: ICBC ‘dumpster fire’ to turn into $86M surplus, NDP say

ICBC operating with $91-million deficit for 2019-2020 fiscal year

B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

Finance minister said ICBC costs have affected budget

LETTER: Port Alberni City Council should freeze hiring

Are the tough questions being asked?

  • Feb 6, 2020

BUDGET 2020: Hefty insurance hike weighs on City of Port Alberni budget talks

Critics also raise objections to proposed Third Avenue revitalization plan

  • Feb 5, 2020