March 2016


After Review – Canadian Download Speeds Are OKAY – CRTC

Ottawa (Canadian Press) – Canada’s telecom regulator says consumers are getting as much or more than they bargained for when it comes to Internet download speeds. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission says an independent broadband performance study has found most…


Abbotsford Winter Shelter Permit Extended Until 2017 (Video)

Abbotsford – The B.C. Government will provide $630,000 to ensure the existing 40-bed temporary shelter on Riverside Road remains open until spring 2017. This funding is in addition to the $450,000 the Province provided last year to operate the shelter…



Chilliwack Alano Club, Meadow Rose Receive Provincial Grants

Chilliwack – Three social service organizations in Chilliwack are getting a boost thanks to a combined $64,350 in support from the province’s Community Gaming Grant Program. ·         Alano Club of Chilliwack: $50,000 ·         Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – BC…


Winter Tire Rules End March 31

Fraser Valley – The ministry is reminding motorists that while the winter tire rules end today, Thursday, March 31, those planning to travel on provincial highways throughout the province should still be prepared for possible winter conditions at higher elevations….




UFV Women’s Cascades Hoops Host Japan U-18 Sunday

Abbotsford – The University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball team has an exciting opportunity this Sunday, as they host an exhibition game against Japan’s under-18 national team. The Japanese squad is touring B.C., and they’ll visit the Envision Athletic…


Thursday Open House for Highway 1/216th Interchange

Langley – The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure invites you to attend an open house to provide feedback about plans to build a new interchange on Highway 1 at 216th Street. The $59-million project will include a new, four-lane diamond…