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New Sto:lo Loan To Cheam Fishing Village

Chilliwack, BC – Stó:lō Community Futures (SCF) announced that it has approved a loan in the amount of $215,550 to Cheam Fishing Village, under its new Stó:lō Community Loan Fund a partnership with Vancity Credit Union (Vancity). This loan will…





Reconciliation Circle in Chilliwack June 16 & 17

Chilliwack, BC (Chilliwack Progress) It’s billed as a way to tear down the walls of isolation between aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities. A Bright New Day Reconciliation Circle will be held June 16-17 at the Squiala Longhouse in Chilliwack. Reconciliation Circles…


June 10 is Tax Freedom Day – What Does That Mean?

Vancouver  —This year, Tax Freedom Day for the average Canadian family falls on June 10—one day later than in 2014, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual calculations. Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families…


Hospitals Stay Clogged Despite Repeat Promises

Abbotsford/Chilliwack (Surrey Leader) – Hospitals remain severely congested in Fraser Health and by some measures the problem has worsened despite repeated vows in recent years to improve conditions. Three years ago this month, a 2012 congestion review warned hallway medicine…



Fraser Valley Is Free Of Avian Flu

Abbotsford/Chilliwack (with files from Star FM) It’s the all clear the poultry farmers wanted to hear. Poultry farms in the Fraser Valley have been declared free of avian flu. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says they haven’t seen any sign…