May 2020

Tax Filing Deadline, Monday June 1

Fraser Valley(with files from CRA/ Financial Post/Osler) – – With the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CERB and economic uncertainty, the filing date for your personal income tax was pushed back from April 30 to June 1. As with…





Saturday Was Wettest May 30th (Chilliwack) On Record

Chilliwack – If you were caught in the Saturday downpour, you can be thankful that you were part of history. Environment Canada’s Roger Pannett told FVN that May 30th 2020, was a record rainfall in Chilliwack. 31.7  mm. The previous…



June is ALS Awareness Month

British Columbia – The month of June 2020 has been proclaimed by the Province as ALS Awareness Month in BC. On June 1st and 2nd, BC landmark buildings will light up in the ALS colour purple to show support for…


Chilliwack Summer Watering Restrictions Start June 1

Chilliwack – On an average day, Chilliwack uses 28 million litres of water. But in the summer, we use up to 52 million litres of water per day! Lawn watering uses approximately 30% of the summer water consumption.  Most lawns…



Playgrounds in Abbotsford Re-opening June 1

Abbotsford – The City of Abbotsford will start re-opening playgrounds, starting Monday June 1.   With over 70 playgrounds across Abbotsford, re-opening may take a few days to be completed. Residents are asked to wait to use the playgrounds until staff…