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Abbotsford PD Looking Into 17 Street Robberies

Abbotsford, BC – In the period from January 1 to May 15, 2015, there have been seventeen street robberies where victims were confronted in public places and cell phones, cash and jewelry were taken. Over 1/3 of these robberies have…


Chilliwack Chamber – Busy Week

Chilliwack, BC – The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce may have a short week from the holiday, but it will be a busy week. Tuesday (May 19) at 5PM its the monthly networking event, Chamber Connections. This month it’s at the…


Helping The Toads At Ryder Lake

Ryder Lake BC (Star FM) – Good news if you’re a toad! The Fraser Valley Conservancy says work is beginning today to install an amphibian crossing in the Ryder Lake area. Every year during the toad migration, roads are closed…


Chilliwack Healthier Community’s Inaugural Public Forum

Chilliwack, BC – Have your voice heard regarding Chilliwack’s social issues as Chilliwack Healthier Community invites local residents to its annual public forum: “Our Healthy Community”. Snap-shot style reports from our Task Team, electronic polling, and the CHC website launch,…


Ovarian Cancer Walk For Hope-Walk For Her

Chilliwack/Abbotsford – There are 17,000 women living with ovarian cancer in Canada. It is estimated that this year in Canada, 2,600 women will be newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the 5th most common cancer for women and…


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…