September 2016

FVRD, Abbotsford Among Winners At UBCM Community Excellence Awards

Victoria – The Union of British Columbia Municipalities presented its 2016 Community Excellence Awards Thursday morning at the UBCM’s 113th annual Convention in Victoria. The awards recognize communities that have demonstrated exemplary leadership through policies, decision-making or actions that have…



Chilliwack Connect – October 1, 2016

Chilliwack – The annual Chilliwack Connect is coming up October 1. This is where a number of community services band together for one intensive day, to help those in need. That could be anything from a haircut to family photos…



UBCM – ALR Boundary Adjustments

Victoria – Chilliwack Councilor Chris Kloot and the rest of the City of Chilliwack delegation were busy talking ALR (Agriculture Land Reserve) at this weeks UBCM convention (Union of BC Municipalities). Councillor Kloot spoke to a resolution on ALR boundary…


Cause Of Major Hydro Fail In Fraser Valley

Fraser Valley – THURSDAY UPDATE – Simi Heer of BC Hydro told FVN – Initially we thought the outage was caused by a fault on one of our transmission lines that caused a major circuit to go out of service….




Expect A Five Cent Spike In Gas Prices

Fraser Valley – Here we go again ! This past Wednesday, OPEC made the decision to cut its oil output. That creates the call for drivers to fill up as gas prices are expected to soar by Thursday night. Dan…