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Province To Clamp Down On Real Estate Shadow Flipping

Victoria (Media Release) – Premier Christy Clark has announced British Columbia is taking further action on realtor conduct, conflict of interest and housing affordability. In the coming weeks, government will put new rules in place to prevent the potentially predatory…



Google Android Coming Out Ahead Of Schedule

Silicon Valley – (CP/AP) Google is previewing the next version of its Android operating system two months ahead of schedule. It’s an effort to get the upgraded software on more mobile devices. The new rendition initially is being recommended only for…


Target Finishing Up Paperwork With Former Landlords

Fraser Valley (CP) – Target Canada is a step closer in its move to wind-up its Canadian operations.   The U-S retailer has reached an agreement with the landlords whose leases were terminated when the company closed the doors on its…



Chilliwack Home Sales Breaks February Record

Chilliwack – February may be the shortest month of the year, but this year it was record-breaking for home sales. With 283 home sales in Chilliwack and area, this represented a remarkable 42% increase in sales compared to February of…


Prep Work Starts On Vedder Bridge Replacement

Chilliwack – Preparation and site clearing work for the new Vedder Bridge in Chilliwack has begun. In 2015, before the Federal election, the triple partnership was announced to finance this project. The old mechano set of a bridge was built…



Westjet Turns 20

Calgary/Abbotsford (Global) – Monday marks 20 years since Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet launched its first flight. The Calgary-based airline, founded by Clive Beddoe and a team of partners, first took to the skies in 1996. “In just 20 years, WestJet…