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May 11 2021 - 2:05pm

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Port Alberni, BC – The City of Port Alberni is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Baker as the new Manager of Community Safety.

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Apr 14 2021 - 1:38pm

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Port Alberni, BC – At the City Council meeting on April 12, 2021, Mayor and Council adopted the City of Port Alberni’s 2021-2025 Financial Plan.

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Apr 1 2021 - 10:55am

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Port Alberni, BC – The City of Port Alberni recognizes that the new Provincial Health Orders will continue to present challenges to local businesses. We acknowledge this hardship and express our support.

Throughout the pandemic, the City has modified its municipal regulations and helped develop initiatives to assist small business owners during this challenging time and we will continue to support previously implemented programs of the City and its partners including:

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Mar 23 2021 - 2:30pm

Port Alberni, BC – The City of Port Alberni is confirming that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. 

After experiencing symptoms on Friday, March 19, the employee was tested that day and is now self-isolating.  We are pleased that the employee effectively monitored their health, recognized their symptoms and quickly took the appropriate steps to be tested. 

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Feb 26 2021 - 11:57am

Port Alberni, BC – The City of Port Alberni has received a $390,000 grant from the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP) to support the Train Station Rehabilitation Project.

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Jan 28 2021 - 4:32pm

Port Alberni, BC – During the week of October 26, 2020, the City responded to the report of a release of oil from a rail tank car at McLean Mill National Historic Site.

It has since been determined that the oil was released through a closed valve that was found to be in the ‘open’ position. The Port Alberni RCMP are actively investigating this incident and are looking for the public’s assistance to help solve this file.

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Jan 18 2021 - 3:40pm

Port Alberni, BC – At today's Committee of the Whole meeting City of Port Alberni Director of Finance Andrew McGifford unveiled the highlights of the City’s draft Five-Year Financial Plan.

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Jan 13 2021 - 2:52pm

Port Alberni, BC – During the week of October 26, 2020, the City responded to the report of a release of oil from a rail tank car at McLean Mill National Historic Site.

Investigation into the cause of this incident indicated that the oil was released through a locked valve that was found to be in the ‘open’ position. Following the incident, the City took immediate action to mitigate environmental impacts and to ensure the health and safety of residents, including mobilizing several contractors and professional consultants.

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Jan 6 2021 - 7:49pm

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Port Alberni, BC - A video recently posted on social media shows images of City personnel and RCMP members enforcing an order to close a building located at 2976 3rd Avenue on December 29, 2020. In the video a City Bylaw Services Officer is seen conversing with building owner Randy Brown. The Officer is heard using profane language.

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Jan 6 2021 - 12:32pm

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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