Chilliwack Hospice Society growing and expanding

Executive Director Sue Attrill took The Progress on a sneak peek of the new digs, while she and the crew of staff and volunteers were...

Surrey and Chilliwack open reception centres for fire evacuees

“Many of them are in shock and really devastated about the situation they find themselves in,” said Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz after a visit to...

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with deer

LAPEER COUNTY, MI - A 61-year-old man is dead after the Harley Davidson motorcycle he was riding struck a deer early Sunday morning in Lapeer...

Lower Mainland prepares for 13000 wildfire evacuees

The Lower Mainland is preparing to take in nearly 13,000 wildfire evacuees from interior B.C., according to Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz. Williams Lake was evacuated...

Seattle appoints new chief privacy officer to protect immigrant communities

(registration) (registration)(Scott Lum / Flickr). With the return of its data privacy leader, Ginger Armbruster, Seattle has plans to bolster its data privacy program,...

Community organizations doubt sex offender James Conway is 'high risk'

Chilliwack's mayor, Sharon Gaetz, told reporters on Monday that “no community wants a sexual offender.” Chilliwack RCMP did not answer questions about how many other...

2nd Story's 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' is difficult adaptation

Broccoli has brought two of his best actors from his Epic Theatre stable (Hannah Lum and Jason Quinn), but they don't have enough to do,...

Chilliwack city council remuneration steady, expenses on the rise

Chuck Stam's expenses went from $1,516 in 2015 to $5,475 in 2016 because he attended the Lower Mainland Local Government Association conference in the spring...

Security changes coming to downtown Chilliwack

Ken Popove also has reservations about the change, but he's cautiously optimistic the new approach will work. “I love what [Griffin] did and I'm not...

Chilliwack Healthier Community an action-oriented bunch

CHC is working on the next strategic action plan, which should be complete by fall. “By working together, we're better able to serve Chilliwack, particularly...

Fire fighters look for local focus

DC fire wranglers have gotten together and formed the Dawson Creek Firefighters Charitable Society, in an effort to keep more of their fundraising dollars in...

Stuart McLean tribute night hits the Rio Theatre

(blog)Next Thursday (June 22), the Rio Theatre hosts a tribute to award-winning humorist Stuart McLean. Known for hosting the CBC Radio program The Vinyl...

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics rolls through Chilliwack

After the run, City of Chilliwack Coun. Chuck Stam spoke about the event and the cause, and stood side-by-side with powerlifter Matt McKay who is...

Celebrating the beauty of Chilliwack during Tourism Week

“We've always known what a great place Chilliwack is, and now word is out,” said Popove. “People are discovering that we have a wide range...

Chilliwack says no to commercial rezoning of industrial lots

Chuck Stam, “and these are jobs lands, so because of the availability of commercial lands, and lack of industrial, I am not in favour of...

Column: When crime hits close to home

Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz says she understands the devastation property crime can have on an individual's sense of security and well-being. “Prolific offenders have a...

One day Chilliwack cyclists will have a continuous network of routes

Protected facilities loom large in Cycle Vision Chilliwack, the latest transportation plan update from City of Chilliwack, geared to improving pathways and routes for cyclists...

Love it or hate it, public art is often controversial | Vancouver Sun

Chilliwack council is planning a public art installation in a roundabout. We look at 4 other controversial public art projects in B.C..and more »...

New federal funds could build Matsqui dikes

FVRD has pushed for a regional approach to flood management and "laying the groundwork for serious investment in flood mitigation with our partners," FVRD chair...

Column: The homeless numbers tell the story

The question is, can they keep pace. FVRD board chair Jason Lum said the numbers illustrate the urgency to find a solution. “Many communities have...

Roundabout artwork to be chosen in Chilliwack this week

"It was really close," said Sue Attrill, chair of the public art advisory committee. "All three are truly great in their own way, so whatever...

Chilliwack asks NEB to exhaust alternatives in a letter of comment on routing

Ken Popove wanted details on why BC Hydro would not permit use of its right-of-way for the pipeline. He was told by deputy director of...

Trans Mountain pipeline meeting draws a crowd in Chilliwack

Ken Popove and the city's director of planning and engineering David Blain. The meeting comes on the heels of a city staff recommendation to reject...

In one of his final performances, Stuart McLean spoke about Canada's treatment of Indigenous people

Stuart McLean, the host of CBC Radio's The Vinyl Café and award-winning humorist, has died at age 68 after a battle with melanoma. One of...

Stuart McLean, host of CBC Radio's 'Vinyl Cafe,' has died

"We were deeply saddened to learn that Stuart McLean passed away earlier today. Stuart was an exceptional storyteller who has left an indelible mark on...

CBC's Stuart McLean dies

"We were deeply saddened to learn that Stuart McLean passed away earlier today. Stuart was an exceptional storyteller who has left an indelible mark on...

OPINION: Buzz for bees at Chilliwack city hall, but hens? No cluck

Conspiracy theorists will note that the current and last chair of the AAC, Chris Kloot and Ken Huttema, are both chicken farmers. One might say...

Chilliwack city hall to blacklist 'substandard' paving contractor

Chuck Stam put it at council's Nov. 15 meeting. At this week's meeting, council was scheduled to vote on a staff recommendation to strike Key-West...

FVRD board picks Chilliwack city councillor as chair

After four years with Mayor Sharon Gaetz at the helm, the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) board of directors has a new chair in Chilliwack...

Chilliwack panel meeting takes on challenge of homelessness

"We've been inundated with calls and messages," about the growing homeless numbers in Chilliwack, said Mayor Sharon Gaetz, in broaching why the info meeting was...

Plea for patience in Chilliwack as needle complaints mount

Coun. Ken Popove, who chairs the mayor's Housing First Committee, and also co-chairs the Chilliwack Healthier Community said everyone is trying to 'get a handle'...

Public art committee helps beautify Chilliwack

“Every city should be beautiful because people will treat it better,” says Sue Attrill, chair of the Chilliwack Public Art Advisory Committee. Above, she stands...

Business People > Sunday, Aug. 21

Byron E. Miller, of Minneapolis, received the Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Award from the Appraisal Institute Education Trust during the Appraisal Institute Annual Conference...

Decision on Chilliwack recovery house expansion deferred ...

Justine Gillies, executive director of Spiritual Quest Wellness Society, says she is willing to work with her neighbours who are unsure the community is a...

Plight of Inuit women and girls gets told as walker stops in Chilliwack

In Chilliwack, she said she was meeting with Mayor Sharon Gaetz and Sto:lo Nation president Dave Jimmie. "Children are the next generation. These girls will...

Reaction to Chilliwack signing with Kinder Morgan is trickling in ...

Pipe Up director Michael Hale was surprised Chilliwack council agreed to sign with Kinder Morgan. He is not convinced the risks to the Vedder-Sardis Aquifer ...and...

Chilliwack signs with Kinder Morgan for $1.2m bridge over the Vedder River

Council ultimately approved the staff recommendation, which was to have council proceed with signing of the MOU between City of Chilliwack and Kinder Morgan's Trans...

A-Level Results Day 2016: Pontypridd students' hard work pays off as they find out their results

Pontypridd students are celebrating their excellent A-Level results as they picked up their grades on Thursday morning. Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School, Y Pant Comprehensive, Hawthorn...

Their New Life: Syrian refugee families adjusting to life in Chilliwack

Tamer, along with his father Safouh and the rest of the Zantah family, visit with Mayor Sharon Gaetz at City Hall in late February to...

Kind words from Chilliwack mayor about fallen city worker

A sombre Chilliwack council meeting saw Mayor Sharon Gaetz pay tribute to a city worker who died in a motorcycle accident last Friday. Around 8...

Chilliwack city council decides to take the cash offered by Kinder Morgan

The decision to sign the MOU was made at Tuesday's council meeting and was supported by all council members, except for Jason Lum who proposed...

Chilliwack to revisit Kinder Morgan community benefits funding

Jason Lum, even though they risked forfeiting the funds entirely because there was a timeline in place. But now that the NEB recently approved the...

Techstars Alum AirFox Adds to Boston's Sponsored Data Cluster

The round was led by Project 11 Ventures, with contributions from LaunchCapital, NXT Ventures, Techstars, Adelphic co-founder Jennifer Lum, Google virtual reality group product manager...

Airfox's Launch Plan: Court Advertisers, Sponsor Data Plans, Help Mobile Carriers Make Bank

Xconomy... million in seed funding on Tuesday led by Project 11 Ventures, with support from Launch Capital, NXT Ventures, TechStars and a number of angel...

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 - Coeur d'Alene Press

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016Coeur d'Alene Press“I look at it more as I will see you later and look forward...

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 - Coeur d'Alene Press

THE FRONT ROW WITH JASON ELLIOTT: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016Coeur d'Alene Press“I look at it more as I will see you later and look forward...

Rihanna and Anne Hathaway May Join Ocean's Eight, and More Movie News

Anne Hathaway, singer Rihanna, and rapper-turned-actress Nora Lum (AKA “Awkwafina“) are now in negotiations with Warner Bros to be the #5, #6, and #7 actresses...

Number of homeless in Chilliwack on the rise, advocate says

Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz told CBC News last week she estimates there are at least 15 homeless camps of various sizes currently in the city.

Chilliwack has planned for water demands

However, mayor Sharon Gaetz explained that the opening of the new brewery will not put Chilliwack at risk of a water shortage. “The City tracks...

'Ocean's Eleven' spinoff: Anne Hathaway, Rihanna join all-female cast of 'Ocean's Ocho'

(Photo : Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Actress Anne Hathaway attends the 15th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January...