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Cougar Sighting In Promontory

Chilliwack, BC  (with files from Star FM) WildsafeBC have been going door to door around Promontory  alerting people about a cougar sighting. This happened a couple days ago on Markel Drive. With the dry hot conditions, the bug cats are…


Province Says National Dairy Code Is A Good Deal

Surrey/Chilliwack/Abbotsford –  – The B.C. government is adopting the National Dairy Code of Practice (Dairy Code) to improve the welfare of dairy cows in this province. Animal welfare is a team effort and the announcement today at the BC SPCA…


Abby Fire Christmas In July For The Food Bank

Abbotsford BC (Abby News) Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service will hold its first Christmas in July event to raise food and money for the Abbotsford Food Bank. It’s on Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m at Hall 7,…



Provincial 10 Year Memo And Money For 4-H

Merritt – The Province of B.C. has signed a new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 4-H British Columbia to help engage young British Columbians with careers in agriculture. While visiting a new 4-H club in Merritt, Minister of Agriculture…


Complete Campfire Ban For Coastal Fire Centre

Parksville/Abbotsford/Chilliwack – To no one’s surprise, Effective at noon on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, the existing campfire ban in the Coastal Fire Centre will be expanded to cover all areas within the fire centre’s jurisdiction, including the “Fog Zone”, to…



Free HPV Immunization Program Expanded

Victoria – Beginning this September, boys and young men up to age 26 who are at a higher risk of contracting human papillomavirus virus (HPV) can receive the HPV vaccine at no charge. B.C.’s publicly funded HPV vaccination program, which…


TD Bank Says “R” Word- We Are In A Recession

Toronto (Financial Post/Bloomberg) – Canada probably fell into a recession this year because of damage from the drop in crude oil prices, according to Randall Bartlett, senior economist at Toronto-Dominion Bank, who now predicts the central bank will cut interest…


Sto:lo Nation Issues Health Alert

Chilliwack, BC – Sto:lo Nation has issued a HEALTH ALERT: STAY INDOORS NO FIRES SAFELY BUTT OUT CIGARETTS Sto:lo Nation health is advising everyone to take note of the health warnings regarding the heat and poor air quality at this…