Discover Alberni

July 1, 2022

Discover Alberni Episode 13 – Kitsuksis Walkway & Blair Park

The Alberni Valley is home to endless outdoor recreation activities. A local favorite is the Kitsuksis Walkway and Blair Park. These two locations are conveniently close to town and has something for everyone, even your furry friends. 

The Kitsuksis Walkway, known simply as the dike by locals, is Port ...

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June 29, 2022

Alberni Valley: Things to Do in July

Summer is heating up in the valley, and we have a hot list of things to do in July! This is the time of year for celebrating all that is Canadian, enjoying an outdoor movie or two, and making new friends!

Canada Day Parade 

  • When: July 1: 10 am
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June 24, 2022

D.A.S.T Welding - Spotlight on Alberni

This week on Spotlight on Alberni we’re on Roger Street to talk to Steve Bekker about his family’s business D.A.S.T Welding. 

Alright Steve, thanks for welcoming us into your shop, tell us a little bit abut yourself and your family. 

I’m Steve, so I do ...

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June 17, 2022

Discover Alberni Episode 16: Hole in The Wall

There’s probably a pretty good chance that you’ve never heard of the Hole in The Wall. This local secret has been spreading, despite not having any flashy signs advertising it. Thousands of people have driven by the entrance without even realizing it. So what is the Hole in the Wall ...

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June 10, 2022

Discover Alberni Episode 15: Uplands

The Uplands is one of Port Alberni’s most sought-after residential neighbourhoods, and for good reason. In parts of the Uplands premier homes overlook the Alberni Valley, as this area has a higher elevation than most other neighbourhoods. These views include Arbutus Ridge, Alberni Inlet, and pockets of the city below ...

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June 8, 2022

Alberni Valley: Things to Do in June

It has been a long, wet winter and spring so far in 2022. But no worries, there is no need to get stir-crazy with all the amazing events happening in Port Alberni. We have a list of things to do around the Alberni Valley in June, from award shows, airport ...

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June 4, 2022

Alberni Brewing Company - Spotlight on Alberni

In this episode of Spotlight on Alberni we join Heather Welsh to talk about her Port Alberni business, Alberni Brewing Co.  Alberni Brewing opened in March 2021 and has quickly gained a loyal customer base. 16 taps are available and all the beer is produced on site. A variety ...

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May 6, 2022

Leave Her Wild Container Design - Spotlight on Alberni

Leave Her Wild Container Design is a nursery here in Port Alberni dedicated to all things plants, with a focus on beautiful containers designed by the owner herself. Here's more about Shayla, what she creates and sells, and where you can find her in the off season.

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April 29, 2022

Blue Fish Gallery - Spotlight on Alberni

Blue Fish Gallery

You could spend hours at this beautiful and unique gallery in Port Alberni. Blue Fish Gallery featured local artists and artesian hand crafted goods. From pottery, to paintings, to bath and body products, you can buy locally made and quality products for yourself or as a gift ...

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April 23, 2022

Boundless Beauty - Spotlight on Alberni

Boundless Beauty - Plus Size Clothing, Maternity & Consignment

This locally owned and operated boutique is a favorite among curvy women in and around the Alberni Valley. As a new mother, owner Natascha Cyr saw a need for maternity wear and plus size clothing in Port Alberni. She opened Boundless Beauty ...

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