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Child Falls From Window In Abby Home

Abbotsford (Abbotsford News) – Yet another stark reminder that while its great to open the windows and let in fresh air during these warm summer days, safety remains paramount. A two-year-old child fell from a second-storey living room window in…


Indigenous Activist Wins $20K Ruling Against Former Chuck Strahl Assistant

Gatineau/Chilliwack (Files from CP/Vancouver Observer/National Observer) – Indigenous child welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock said she feels vindicated after winning a court ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, which found a government official “retaliated” against her in 2009. The tribunal…


BC’s “Call To Action” After Reconciliation Report

Victoria/Chilliwack/Abbotsford –  Responding to the “calls to action” in the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, the B.C. government has strongly reaffirmed its commitment to advance the process of reconciliation with Aboriginal people. “Given our history…



Chilliwack Council Wrap June 16

Chilliwack, BC – Chilliwack Council covered a lot of ground. Some of the highlights included the 2014 Quality of Life Survey. Some of the findings featured: There is still a sense that Chilliwack is a peaceful, less complicated place where…


You Have A Say On Distracted Driving Penalties

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack – Are distracted driving laws in B.C. tough enough? Government is considering raising penalties for distracted driving and is now asking British Columbians to offer their input with the launch of a four-week consultation that runs today through July…


Abbotsford Serial Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Abbotsford, BC – On Friday, June 12, 2015, the Abbotsford Police Department’s Emergency Response Team arrested 28-year-old Briaden ROSCH in relation to four bank robberies committed in Langley since late April. The APD, Langley RCMP, Surrey RCMP and other law…


SPCA – Lack Of Pet Friendly Units In Fraser Valley

Burnaby/Abbotsford/Chilliwack (Star FM) – BC SPCA policy and outreach officer Amy Morris says there is a serious shortage of pet friendly rental opportunities in the Fraser Valley, and says nearly a quarter of surrendered animals are from owners who can’t…