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Work Begins This Spring On Coquihalla’s Dry Gulch Bridge

Coquihalla Highway – A major bridge rehabilitation project on the Coquihalla Highway will begin this spring, extending the life of this steel-arch bridge, as well as increasing safety along this important corridor. “Crews will start work this spring to rehabilitate…


Provincial Budget Preview

Victoria/Fraser Valley – The BC Pre-election Provincial Budget will be brought down at 1:30PM Tuesday February 21. An election preview budget will be loaded with a few goodies to make it swallow friendly for the electorate before the May vote….


Working On A New Name For The Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford – Rogers Arena, GM Place, Verizon Centre, Pepsi Centre, Heinz Field, Bell Centre, Jobing.com Arena. We are used to corporate names on major buildings, especially sports venues. (Insert Trump Tower reference here) The City of Abbotsford is once again…



Faster WiFi Surfing For Chilliwack Via Telus

Chilliwack – TELUS is investing $55 million to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Chilliwack directly to its fibre optic network. Planning is currently underway, and construction work will begin in the coming weeks. TELUS…




UFV To Appoint Interim President

Abbotsford – The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors will appoint an interim president when Dr. Mark Evered – the university’s current president – retires at the end of June. The Board launched the search for UFV’s next…


2016 Census Numbers – Where The Valley Stands

Fraser Valley – Wednesday’s release of the first batch of 2016 census shows what the rest of BC already knows. We are growing, on average, some 5% since the 2011 numbers. Many of those people headed to Vancouver and Kelowna…