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Not Everyone Has To Take A Test To Be A Social Worker

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack (Files from NEWS 1130) – Becoming a social worker in the province will soon require you to take an exam. The extra step is meant to improve standards, but many in the field who deal with some of the…


Inmate Death At Matsqui Institution

Abbotsford BC – Correctional Service Canada are investigating a death at Matsqui Institution that happened on Wednesday. 38 year old Christopher Robert Roy was found unresponsive in his cell and was taken to Abbotsford hospital, where he was pronounced dead…



Hot Weather Advisory – Fraser Health

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack  – Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for hot weather for Whistler, Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, and the Sunshine Coast. The prolonged period of hot weather will start tomorrow and will continue through early…


Fatal Accident On Highway One Near Boston Bar

Boston Bar, BC – On Thursday Morning (8 AM June 4, 2015), Boston Bar RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle collision between a passenger vehicle and a “B Train” tractor-trailer loaded with lumber. The collision occurred on Highway…


Abbotsford Protest For Housing And Homeless City Plan

Abbotsford, BC (Abbotsford News)- Around two dozen protesters marched along Gladys Avenue Thursday afternoon on the two-year anniversary of the spreading of chicken manure on an Abbotsford homeless camp. Members of the B.C./Yukon Drug Wars Survivors advocacy group carried signs…


Mosquitoes Shouldn’t Be As Bad As In Past Years

Chilliwack/Abbotsford – (Jennifer Feinberg – Chilliwack Progress) – It’s freshet time in the Fraser Valley, which also means the start of mosquito season. But two months of extra dry weather in Chilliwack means less water seepage up into Fraser River…



3 Abbotsford Teens Arrested In Arsons

Abbotsford, BC – On June 1 and 2, 2015 a number of small fires were deliberately set in the area of Immel Street and Old Clayburn Road. Dumpsters, garbage cans and a wooden bench were the focal points of the…


Residential School ‘Day Scholars’ Can Sue The Feds

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack (With Files From Canadian Press) – On the heels of the 94 recommendations from the  (TRC) Truth and Reconciliation Commission  (and how aboriginal students were treated, in the past at now closed residential schools) comes another blow to the…