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Abbotsford Chamber Of Commerce Business After Business

Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce 2015 May Business After Business – Habitat for Humanity ReStore Date: May 21, 2015 Time: 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Event Description The Business After Business mixer is the best way to make…


35 Years Ago Mount St. Helens Went BOOM!

Mount St. Helens, Washington – (Files from Wikipedia) – 35 years ago, Chilliwack and Columbia Valley, let alone a good portion of BC next to the border, was covered in ash. Mount St. Helens decided to wake up and remind…


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,…