News

Welcome to Hell – Inside Canada’s Most Decrepit Prison

Iqaluit, Nunavut/Mission/Abbotsford/Chilliwack  (Canadian Press/National Post/Vancouver Sun) —There have been plenty of horror stories that Fraser Valley residents have heard about the prison facilities in our area. Mission Institution/Ferndale, Matsqui/Sumas Centre, Mountain, Ford, Fraser Valley Institution for Women, and of course…


…And Why Do We Celebrate Queen Victoria ?

Chilliwack/Abbotsford/London (With Files from Wikipedia) – Okay, we have a long weekend in honour of a royal figurehead that many know so little about. In Canada, it’s just the first long weekend of summer, right? Actually Queen Victoria (insert “we…


Local Government Awareness Week

Victoria – It is quite amazing, when you have been in media as long as we have, as to how little the general public actually knows about how government works in general, let alone local government. Hopefully this helps….. Coralee…


Chilliwack Man Dies In Sunday ATV Accident

Chilliwack, BC – (CTV/Global)  Chilliwack RCMP say a 48-year-old man has died after a bizarre incident involving an ATV Sunday afternoon. (Family tell Global News the victim was Andy Rotzetter who was with a group of ATV riders when he tried…


International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Abbotsford/Chilliwack/London/Vancouver/New York – The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, held on May 17 every year, is a rallying event offering an opportunity for people to get together and reach out to one another. Fondation Émergence promotes the International Day…


Man Falls From Balcony During APD Investigation

Abbotsford, BC –  On Saturday Evening ( May 16, 2015 at 11:55 pm) the Abbotsford Police Department was called to an apartment complex in the 2200 block of McKenzie Road in response to an argument involving a male and female….



Charges Laid In Abbotsford Roadside Death

Abbotsford, BC (CBC)  – The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has charged two men in connection with the death of Guiseppe “Joe” Bengey Zecca who was found severely injured earlier this week on the side of an Abbotsford  road. Zecca,…


Chilliwack Downtown Proud Award 2015 Nominations

Chilliwack, BC -The downtown Chilliwack business community will gather together on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 to honour their own at the third annual Downtown Proud Awards. We invite you to help us celebrate local businesses that have demonstrated a passion…


UFV Student Union Building Opens Albeit Quietly

Abbotsford – UFV Student Union Society President Thomas Davies is like a proud new homeowner as he leads people through the brand new Student Union Building at UFV. He shows off the entrance way (a massive atrium), the entertainment room…