Barry's annual 'The Chilliwack Chiefs, 12 Days of Christmas'
Davis Bunz (10) scored midway through the final period last Friday at Prospera Centre, but the Chiefs couldn't capitalize on the late game momentum, losing to the Powell River Kings 5-3. — image credit: Darren Francis - www.fotoshotz.ca. 0 ...
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- Jock Scraps: Chilliwack sports in brief
Chilliwack Chiefs captain Jordan Kawaguchi was named the November Player of the Month, according to a BCHL announcement on Twitter Tuesday. Kawaguchi had 10 goals and nine assists in 12 games, along with two game-winning goals. The Abbotsford ...
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- Chilliwack Chiefs captain to play in World Junior A Challenge
Jordan Kawaguchi will try to lead Team Canada West to gold at the 2016 World Junior A Challenge. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. 0. by Staff Writer - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Dec 7, 2016 at 3:00 PM. Chilliwack Chiefs ...and more »
- Funny, interactive take on classic tale, A Christmas Carol
Dufflebag Theatre returns to the Cultural Centre with the seasonal classic A Christmas Carol Dec. 11. — image credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO. by Editorial - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Dec 7, 2016 at 4:00 PM. You won't need a visit from the ghosts ...and more »
- Column: Pipeline debate blurs lines of agreement
Critics of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion plan say increased tanker traffic will put B.C.'s coastline at risk. — image credit: File. by Greg Knill - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Dec 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Pipelines, like politics, make ...and more »
- The school of 'hard knocks' in Chilliwack
They witness violence, sometimes experiencing it firsthand at a very young age. They are exposed to alcohol consumption, offered deadly drugs, targeted for sexual advances, and even coerced into gang activity. And it does seem to be happening more and ...
- Chilliwack financial plan public hearing moved to new year
Chilliwack city council has postponed the annual public hearing to receive feedback on the 2017 financial plan as it was scheduled too close to Christmas. At Tuesday's meeting, council gave first reading to the financial plan and its 3.5 per cent ...
- Chilliwack boot drive will give school kids leg up
From left, Jane Aitken with Canadian Tire, Justin Mallard with Murray Honda, and Canadian Tire general manager John Boris sort boots for kids on Tuesday morning. More than 550 pairs of boots have been donated and will be given to children in need this ...
- Funeral Wednesday afternoon as Chilliwack mourns a generous lady
She was the kind of sweet, and loving person who liked to make sure everyone had enough to eat. She volunteered with SPARKS for Sunday handups. Fourghozaman Firoozian, 78, was killed in a hit-and-run accident in a crosswalk on Mary Street in ...
- Chilliwack crews preparing city streets for first snow of 2016
City of Chilliwack's Operations Department is looking at the forecasted 20 to 30 cm of snow for Chilliwack as a worst-case scenario. But they're getting ready nonetheless. Those white marks that can be seen on dry roads all over Chilliwack are from the ...
- TIMELAPSE: Aerial photos show Chilliwack growth over three decades
A new online Google tool offers a glimpse at how the world has changed over the past 32 years, including here in Chilliwack. The tool is called Timelapse, and shows aerial imaging taken annually from 1984 to 2016. Users can zoom in or out, to watch the ...
- RCMP seek help finding missing woman
The RCMP is requesting the public's assistance in locating Reta Yvonne Smith of Chilliwack. The 26-year-old was last seen on Dec. 1 by caregivers in the 45000-block of Menholm Road. She is described an aboriginal female. weighing 56 kg (123 lbs) and ...and more »
- Three Chilliwack prolific offenders caught in the act of home invasion
Prolific offender Jeffrey Kizmann was arrested alongside Robert Callender and Robert Mar after a Chilliwack home invasion on Nov. 10. — image credit: Facebook. 0. by Paul J. Henderson - Chilliwack Times; Chilliwack posted Dec 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM— ...and more »
- Tampering incident leads to new condom dispensers at UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley will install 10 new condom dispensers on its Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses in January. In October, UFV issued an advisory to students that someone could have tampered with condoms available in several public ...and more »
- Ken Lavigne's musical roadshow pulls into Chilliwack
Ken Lavigne's tenor voice and charming personality will fill you with the joy and spirit of the holiday season during his Dec. 14 performance at the Cultural Centre. — image credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO. 0 ...
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$4.47 million for Chilliwack multi-family investment
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A 51-unit apartment building in Chilliwack has sold for $4.47 million, Rick Toor of HomeLife Glenayre Realty tells Western Investor. The multi-family complex features 39 one-bedroom units and 12 two-bedroom suites. The investment property has a gross ...
- Chilliwack Vigil to reflect on violence against women Dec. 6
A candlelight vigil is set for December 6 in at Five Corners UFV in downtown Chilliwack to observe the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS FILE PHOTO. by Jennifer ...
- Tired Chiefs fall to Powell River Kings
Goaltender Mark Sinclair of the Chilliwack Chiefs reacts to the second goal scored by the Powell River Kings during Friday night's game at Prospera Centre. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. by Eric Welsh - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack ...
Elderly woman killed in hit-and-run downtown Chilliwack
Flowers and candles were placed under a tree in front of a Mary Street apartment building near where a 78-year-old pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Dec. 1 in Chilliwack. — image credit: Paul J. Henderson. by Paul J. Henderson ...
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- Mixed reaction in Chilliwack to approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Most Chilliwack voices in the wake of this week's federal approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion mentioned protection of the Sardis-Vedder Aquifer as paramount. Mayor Sharon Gaetz said there were still differing opinions on city ...
Elderly pedestrian hit by truck in Chilliwack Thursday
An elderly pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck over the lunch hour Thursday and police were on-scene at Mary and Patten for hours. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS FILE. 0. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share ...
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- Prince George Citizen
Chilliwack downs Spruce Kings
Prince George Citizen
Players from both teams watch as the puck hits the back of the net over the shoulder of Prince George Spruce Kings goaltender Tavin Grant on Thursday at Rolling Mix Concrete Arena as the Chilliwack Chiefs were in town taking on the Spruce Kings ...and more »
- No easy fix for homelessness Chilliwack hears
More than 120 people showed up to the Community Information Meeting on Homelessness Wednesday night at the Evergreen Hall in Chilliwack. — image credit: JENNIFER FEINBERG/ PROGRESS. by Jennifer Feinberg - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack ...
- 'Vulnerability' rate among Chilliwack school kids is high but on the decline
One in three children in Chilliwack were found to be 'vulnerable' when they start school. — image credit: MetroCreative. by Paul J. Henderson - Chilliwack Times; Chilliwack posted Dec 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM. One in three Chilliwack children entering their ...
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Sheri Nicholson and her 160-square-foot tiny house on wheels on a rural property in Chilliwack. — image credit: Paul J. Henderson. by Paul J. Henderson - Chilliwack Times; Chilliwack posted Dec 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM. In between the vast majority of us ...
- Vancouver Sun
Call for help from Chilliwack elementary school feeding 50 hungry kids a day
Watson Elementary school social worker Elaine Arsenault in action in the school's sensory room in Chilliwack. NICK PROCAYLO / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print. For Elaine Arsenault the beautiful moments at school far outweigh the ugly. “I've been ...and more »
Mountie cleared in Chilliwack death
B.C.'s policing watchdog has cleared a Chilliwack Mountie of any wrongdoing after a man died in custody. The report from the Chief Civilian Director says police arrested a man high on drugs for causing a disturbance at the Uptown Grill restaurant in ...and more »
- Chilliwack's Christmas parade prepares to hit the streets
Santa Claus is set to make a public appearance in Chilliwack on Saturday night, as part of the Rotary Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. at Spadina Ave. and Corbould St. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ PROGRESS FILE. by Jessica Peters ...and more »
- Chilliwack school district wants feedback on grade changes
Parents, trustees, staff and faculty gathered together in a public meeting at Chilliwack secondary to talk about the pros and cons of reconfiguring grades in Chilliwack schools. — image credit: JESSICA PETERS/ PROGRESS FILE. by Jessica Peters ...
- UFV Health fair targets downtown Chilliwack populations
UFV faculty member and RN JoAnne Nelmes (left) and UFV BA student Elise St. Martin share a laugh at the UFV Health ad Wellness Fair at UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack last Thursday. — image credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO. by Jessica Peters - Chilliwack ...
- PEARL earns strong support from Chilliwack politicians
Joan Goosen and Tamara Brown have been working together to make PEARL Life Renewal Society a reality in Chilliwack. They are almost at their benchmark goal of $70,000. — image credit: JESSICA PETERS/ PROGRESS FILE. by Jessica Peters ...
- Financial Post
Chilliwack's rental vacancy rate drops by more than half in a year
Finding a place to rent in Chilliwack isn't easy and it's only getting worse as the vacancy rate has dropped by more than half in a year. Numbers released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) this week show the vacancy rate for ...
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- Log sort leachate tackled in Chilliwack in a new way
Chilliwack's Ian Stephen of Water Wealth Project started asking some questions after getting a citizen report about the black runoff at the log sort back in early 2014. He returned to the site last week with Chris Gadsden of Fraser Valley Salmon ...
- Nutcracker and more in CSO Christmas concert
Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra director, Paula DeWit, leads the Chilliwack Children's Choir through rehearsal last week. The young choir is one of many groups and individuals performing during the CSO's Christmas concert on Dec. 10 at the Cultural Centre.
- Chilliwack's Philomusica Chorus presents Alleluia
Philomusica Chorus' annual Christmas concert, this season titled Alleluia, will celebrate the joy of Christmas on Dec. 10. Several settings of this simple and joyous concert will highlight seasonal chorus anthems, solos (Alex Atley, Rebecca Paulding ...
- Funding in place for extreme weather beds in Chilliwack
Extreme weather shelter bed funding is in for 2016-17. In Chilliwack there will be 16 spaces available at Ruth and Naomi's Centre, five at the Salvation Army's Brigadier Arthur Cartmell House and 12 spaces at Cyrus Centre Chilliwack. — image credit: ...
- Bah humbug! A Christmas Carol comes to Chilliwack
Tyson Trousdell plays Ebenezer Scrooge in Sardis secondary's production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Below: Tiny Tim is played by Alea Friesen, and Bob Cratchit is played by Spencer Woyke. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS.
- BCHL:Vees down Chiefs in extra time
CHRIS KLACK of the Penticton Vees makes a move to sneak past Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Connor McCarthy during BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre Saturday. Klack scored in the first period to even the score at 1-1 after one period.and more »
- UPDATE: three injured in single-vehicle crash on Skwah Reserve in Chilliwack
An officer takes photos after a single-vehicle crash on Dyke Road on the Skwah Reserve in Chilliwack Friday morning. — image credit: Paul J. Henderson. 0. by Paul J. Henderson - Chilliwack Times; Chilliwack posted Nov 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM— updated ...
- Injunction sought for Chilliwack underpass camp
The Chilliwack Fire Department, RCMP officers, City bylaw officers, and Griffin Security made a routine visit to the encampment under the Yale Road overpass on Wednesday in Chilliwack. An injunction is being sought to remove the campers. — image ...
- Tourism Chilliwack video draws flack for lack of female representation
People are saying the latest Tourism Chilliwack video, with the #sharechilliwack hashtag, gives them goosebumps. It is a stunning showcase of all Chilliwack has to offer. Last year it was heart-pumping adventure in the spotlight. This year the ...and more »
- Chilliwack food bank puts out plea
The Chilliwack Fire Department will once again be holding their annual Christmas Food Drive for the Salvation Army. — image credit: PROGRESS FILE. 0. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email Share to Pinterest Share ...and more »
- Chilliwack councillor Jason Lum takes helm of Fraser Valley Regional District
Jason Lum, city councillor with City of Chilliwack, is the new chair of the Fraser Valley Regional District after an election at the Nov. 21 FVRD board meeting. — image credit: submitted. Jason Lum, city councillor with City of Chilliwack, is the new ...
- Business organization says Chilliwack tax gap best among 20 biggest B.C. cities
Chilliwack ranked number one out of the 20 largest B.C. municipalities in 2015 in terms of business tax gaps—also known as the tax multiplier—and is the only city in the bunch with a rate below two. That's the good news from the Canadian Federation ...
- Chilliwack shows up for Project 529 to register their rides
Volunteers including RCMP officers, members of Crime Prevention Services, and new RCMP recruits were out in force registering bikes with Project 529 on Saturday in Chilliwack. — image credit: submitted. by Jennifer Feinberg - Chilliwack Progress
- Second look at redevelopment concepts for old Minter Gardens site
Rosedale residents living around the redevelopment site of the former Minter Gardens received notices last week inviting them to attend the Nov. 21 'development information' meeting at Rosedale Middle. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS PHOTO. 0 ...
- Taser-armed police should carry automated defibrillators: Inquest
RCMP members who are equipped with Tasers should also carry an automated defibrillator and be properly trained to operate the device. That was one of the recommendations coming out of a coroners inquest that looked into the death of a Chilliwack man ...and more »
- Grizzlies through to semi-final after dumping Dukes
Dakota Mathers (left) and the relentless GW Graham defence held Windsor's normally dynamic offence to one garbage-time touchdown. — image credit: ERIC J. WELSH/ THE PROGRESS. 0. by Eric Welsh - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Nov 22, ...
- Tax reforms urged to shield Metro farmland from mega-home builders
B.C.'s new 15 per cent foreign buyers tax on Metro Vancouver homes may be spurring more offshore real estate investors to instead snap up farmland and then build monster houses on soil that should grow food. That's the concern being raised by Richmond ...and more »
- Chilliwack developments earn top spots in FV building awards
Phase one of River's Edge in Chilliwack was named best multi family development at the 6th annual Fraser Valley Commercial Building Awards held last Thursday in Langley. — image credit: Greg Knill/ The Progress. 0 ...
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