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$40M Fix It Fund For BC Schools

Victoria – Government is helping extend the life of B.C. schools with today’s investment of $40 million in the School Enhancement Program to help school districts repair, upgrade and improve their facilities. Over the next week school districts throughout B.C….


Mission Porn Investigation

Mission (CP) – Mounties in Mission are searching for potential victims or witnesses who may have had contact with a man charged with child pornography. Investigators say the suspect had several online user names on Kik, including “ryeguy604,” “kermit1213,” “sean5654” and “kermit604,”…


The Fraser Valley List Of Federal Candidates

Abbotsford/Mission/Chilliwack/Hope/Kent – The writ has been dropped and the Federal Parties are in the long running for the October 19 Federal Count. Chilliwack-Hope has been tweaked somewhat in its boundaries. Incumbent MP is Mark Strahl – Conservatives Louis DeJagger –…




B.C. Passes Liquefied Natural Gas Project Agreements Act

Chilliwack/Abbotsford/Victoria – To no one’s surprise and both Chilliwack Liberal MLA’s supported the law, Legislation passed Tuesday afternoon in the legislature enabling LNG project agreements sets the stage for unprecedented levels of investment, job creation, and economic activity, announced Premier…


BC Job Makers Include The Book Man, Minimoc Moccasins

Chilliwack/Abbotsford – From mini moccasins to used bookstores, this month’s BC Job Makers features three Fraser Valley businesses building investments, jobs and opportunities to keep our economy strong and growing. We tell the stories of diverse and growing business ventures…


Province Gives UFV $192K For New Trades Equipment

Chilliwack, BC – Government is investing $192,651 in new trades equipment to support University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) students training for occupations critical to the economy, as part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint. UFV will use the funding…


South Coast/Lower Fraser Drought Level Increased

Victoria/Fraser Valley – Responding to dry conditions, the Government of B.C. has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the South Coast and Lower Fraser areas due to ongoing low stream flows. At Level 4, conditions are extremely dry. Further…