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Garage Fire – Reid Road Chilliwack

Chilliwack – On Friday afternoon (May 13, 2016 at approximately 4:00 pm) the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire located in the 6300 block of Reid Rd. On arrival fire crews reported seeing smoke and flame…



Open Fire Restrictions – Campfires OK For Now

Fraser Valley – Effective at noon on Friday, May 13, 2016, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited in most areas of the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. This prohibition will remain…


Possible Homicide On Chilliwack – Abbotsford Border

Chilliwack/Abbotsford -MAY 11 UPDATE from Abbotsford Police/IHIT -On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 4:47 pm, the Abbotsford Police Department received a call of a man down in a blueberry field at Boundary and No.3 Roads, Abbotsford. Police and BC Ambulance…




Abby Foster Teen Committed Suicide – Coroner

Vancouver/Abbotsford – The BC Coroner’s report confirmed a Abbotsford teenager whose death cast scrutiny on the province’s practice of placing at-risk foster children in hotels deliberately jumped from a hotel window. The Coroners report on the death of Alex Gervais,…


BC Transit Adds 41 Buses To The Fleet

Victoria/Fraser Valley – BC Transit has awarded a contract for 41 mid-size (medium-duty) buses to Grande West Transportation International Ltd., a company based in Aldergrove.  The new 30-foot, two-door ‘Vicinity’ buses are being purchased to replace older buses that are…


Higher Fines For Distracted Driving

Victoria – Significantly higher fines, more penalty points, and earlier interventions for repeat offenders – including driving prohibitions – will reinvigorate the Province’s push to eliminate distracted driving, a leading factor in deaths on B.C. roads. The new financial penalties…


Coroners Inquest Delay In Abby Hospital Deaths

Abbotsford – The BC Coroners Service has announced a postponement of the public inquest into the deaths of three persons who each died shortly after leaving Abbotsford Regional Hospital between December 2014 and April 2015. The inquest into the deaths…