The Port Alberni Economic Development office works to achieve a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy in the Alberni Valley.  Core responsibilities include:

Diversification of the local economy
Business retention
Business attraction
Marketing key properties in the community
The department strives to:
  • Identify and promote economic development opportunities for the community
  • Secure funding for economic development programs and activities
  • Promote all sectors of the local economy
  • Economic Development Fact SheetAssist organizations, businesses and individuals with key projects 


Click HERE to see our Economic Development Department Fact Sheet to find out more about what we do! 

For more information, please contact
Patrick Deakin
Economic Development Manager

City Hall, 4850 Argyle Street
Port Alberni BC V9Y 1V8

Mobile: 250-720-9117