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August 24, 2016 Newsletter
Posted: Aug 17, 2016

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is situated in the heart of Vancouver Island with one of the most dramatic and majestic landscapes. The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is a federation consisting of member Municipalities; Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet, Treaty First Nations; Huu-ay-aht, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ and Uchucklesaht Tribe Government and six electoral areas; "A" (Bamfield), "B" (Beaufort), "C" (Long Beach), "D" (Sproat Lake), "E" (Beaver Creek) and "F" (Cherry Creek). The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is within the traditional territory of ten First Nations.

Established in 1966, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District provides services to their member jurisdictions. As service providers, the Regional District provides three distinct roles:

  • Serves as local government to the six (unincorporated) electoral areas, responsible for providing basic local services such as community planning, water supply and fire protection
  • Serves as an inter-jurisdictional service body providing sub-regional services to different combinations of municipalities; electoral areas and First Nations
  • Responsible for providing important regional services and undertaking key activities on behalf of, the entire region.

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Board of Directors recently adopted the philosophy "we are all one".

Alberni Valley Regional Airport Planned Expansion

Alberni Valley Regional Airport Planned Expansion
News Release July 25 - Funding for AVRA Lighting

The runway at AVRA will be closed to fixed wing traffic starting July 18.

The fuel depot and Apron 1 will remain open to rotary wing traffic.

August News Release AV Airport Expansion

AV Airport Expansion - Shaw TV Port Alberni

The ACRD Board of Directors is proposing 3 improvements to the Alberni Valley Airport.
  • GPS Approach
  • Extension of Runway
  • Medium Intensity Lighting

AVRA Expansion Q & A