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Sto:lo Hosts Federal Pacific Caucus Wednesday July 27

Chilliwack – Stó:lō Community Futures (SCF) announced that it will be hosting a full day’s series of meetings with the Federal Pacific Caucus in Sólh Téméxw, the Traditional Stó:lō Territory, this Wednesday, July 27th. The scheduled meetings include both the…


Chilliwack Votes – Will This New Group Matter?

Chilliwack, BC – So here we go again. Another election (Federal) and another community group taking to social media to try and actually care about this election. During last years municipal election, Valley Votes popped up on Facebook to attempt…


Federal Gas Tax Money For Local Valley Communities

Chilliwack, BC -As we approach Sunday and the expected day that the Federal Election is expected to be called, local Federal Conservative MP’s are handing out more loonies. The latest from Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl: On behalf of the Honourable…



MP Strahl On Universal Child Care Benefit

Chilliwack, BC – On Monday July 20 lump sum Universal Child Care Benefit payments will land in almost 4 million mailboxes or bank accounts across the country helping families and boosting local economies. “We are committed to helping make life…


Federal-Provincial Agriculture Meetings Start Wednesday

Victoria/Fraser Valley – Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick made the following statement en route to the federal-provincial-territorial agriculture ministers meetings that begin on July 15 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: “Growing B.C.’s agrifoods sector takes teamwork and co-operation, something I’ve…


Federal Rules – Mandatory Reporting Of Drug Shortages

Ottawa/Chilliwack/Abbotsford – The Honourable Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, announced that the Government is taking the next step towards implementing mandatory reporting of drug shortages by companies. The amendments being proposed to the Food and Drugs Regulations would require manufacturers…


Federal Funds For Homelessness Initiative In Abbotsford

Abbotsford BC (Abbotsford News) – Abbotsford will receive federal funds to support a new co-ordinated intake and referral system for those who are homeless. The city will receive $400,989 in funding over three years from the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS),…