Alberni Community Info

Dec. 31, 2021

Is Port Alberni Still Affordable?

Where is Port Alberni?

Nestled in the heart of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is considered a hidden gem for its affordable housing, picturesque nature, and community. Located conveniently between two tourist attractions - Tofino and the BC ferries in Nanaimo - Port Alberni is an ideal hub or home base for travelers ...

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Dec. 13, 2021

Port Alberni's Christmas Festival of Trees

Port Alberni's Christmas Festival of Trees


There is no time of year more magical than Christmas time. There is just something special about this time of year - time with family and friends, the promise of snow, and perhaps most importantly, the spirit of giving.


Port Alberni, if ...

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Oct. 22, 2021

Port Alberni Plans Massive Real Estate Developments

The City of Port Alberni has recently been in the news, and for good reasons. Two separate massive development plans have been announced that, when brought to fruition, will completely change the face of this central Vancouver Island community.

The first is a proposed 43+ acre waterfront development, on the ...

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April 14, 2021

Where to Recycle in Port Alberni

Port Alberni is a community that cherishes its pristine natural environment. Improperly discarded waste can negatively impact the environment we love and call home. Proper recycling can reduce the amount of pollution our waste creates. When we recycle, the materials are converted into new products, reducing the need to consume ...

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March 30, 2021

5 Ways to Explore Port Alberni’s History

Located in the heart of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni was incorporated as a city in 1967 as a result of the amalgamation of the two cities, Port Alberni and Alberni. The Alberni Valley is located on the unceded traditional territory of the Tseshaht and Hupacasath First Nations. Port Alberni has ...

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March 19, 2021

Transportation in the Port Alberni

A perk of living in the Alberni Valley is the ease and convenience of getting around town. Unlike city life where you will find yourself spending much of your time in heavy traffic or on crowded transportation, Alberni locals spend less time commuting and more time enjoying the beautiful Alberni ...

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Feb. 17, 2021

Grocery Stores in the Alberni Valley

In the Alberni Valley, you will find many convenient grocery stores located in whichever neighborhood you live in. There is no shortage of amazing local baked goods, produce, and meats available at local specialty shops. You don’t have to go far from home to find ingredients for your next delicious ...

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Feb. 5, 2021

Top 3 Gyms in the Alberni Valley

3 Gyms to reach your fitness goals in Port Alberni

Working out to maintain your fitness is a great way to increase your energy, reduce stress, and socialize with friends. Whether you are a newcomer or an experienced athlete, try a new workout routine, class, or personal trainer. Here are ...

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Dec. 13, 2020

Sports Clubs in Port Alberni

Are you looking for something to do, for yourself or your family? Check out these great organizations out and contact them for more information.

Port Alberni Sports Clubs

Alberni Valley Golf Club is located just moments from Port Alberni in Cherry Creek.  Enjoy the challenge of this championship 18-hole golf course and finish ...

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Nov. 28, 2020

Why You’ll Love Living in Port Alberni

Do You Belong in Port Alberni?

Living in Port Alberni is not for everyone. But, if you’re the type of person who belongs here, you’ll never find a place on the planet you’d rather live.

How do I know? Well, because I belong here. My name is Chris and I ...

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