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 Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

Chilliwack is a city in British Columbia, Canada. It has long been a predominantly agricultural community, but with an estimated population of 80,000 people, it has become more urban. Chilliwack is the seat of the Fraser Valley Regional District and its second largest city. This city is surrounded by mountains and recreational areas such as Cultus Lake and Chilliwack Lake Provincial Parks. It is located 102 kilometres (63 miles) southeast of Vancouver. There are many outdoor activities in the area, including hiking, horseback riding, biking, camping, fishing, and golf.


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police search Chilliwack neighbourhood after driver flees.
Then on Saturday, at approximately 3:35 p.m., Chilliwack RCMP received a report that a man had been shot in the area of the Ford Mountain Forest Road.
Funding has been announced for school districts across the province, with a piece of the pie carved out for Chilliwack. The life of four schools will be extended with replacements to electrical systems, dust collection systems and boilers at A.D ...
Nearby Abbotsford - with twice the population - counted 50 more homeless than Chilliwack, a rise of 79 per cent, or slightly above the FVRD average.
Traffic was being turned back on Chilliwack Lake Road Saturday afternoon after reports of gunshots in the area. An air ambulance was seen leaving the area at around 4:30 p.m.
The big, old tree is down but it may yet have a beautiful after-life. A massive and nearly 100-year-old white oak tree at Chilliwack middle school was damaged in early February's severe ice storm. For safety reasons, the school district removed the ...
He's had to move from Chilliwack to Vancouver to be close to VGH and its cancer team, and it's a move that's left him and his family scrambling financially.
Second Annual Seedy Saturday event in Chilliwack this week. Seedy Saturday is a free, family-friendly event in Chilliwack on March 25, at Local Harvest market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7697 Lickman Road. - image credit: Chilliwack PROGRESS FILE ...
A Chilliwack man has lost most of the Charter challenges he launched in an attempt to avoid serious charges in connection with an alleged hit-and-run.
Preliminary results of the 2017 FVRD Homeless Count show the number of homeless people in Chilliwack has tripled - marking the highest increase in the Fraser Valley.
They are the Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 4 Chilliwack, and they have been serving this city for the past 70 years. On March 11, they gathered in the Chilliwack Mt. Cheam Lions Club Hall for a celebration. While they went over business, enjoyed lunch and ...
Chilliwack is now home to the first of "many" cannabis medical clinics in B.C. run by a publicly traded corporation that already has operations from Newfoundland to Alberta.
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 21, 2017) - Canabo Medical Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMM) (CAMDF) ("Canabo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has opened a clinic in Chilliwack, British Columbia. The Company's BC operations will be led ...
The debut of Chilliwack's first major piece of public art is one step closer. Council was set to vote this week on the art that will eventually grace the Evans Road roundabout.
Tracey O'Hara was acclaimed as B.C. NDP candidate in the upcoming election for Chilliwack at a meeting on March 19. O'Hara has lived in Chilliwack for three decades and is employed by the Chilliwack school District. "Christy Clark is taking Chilliwack ...
A wrecking ball is coming for the labour market, analysts warn. As computer-processing power doubles each year and machines learn from their mistakes, sources say the upcoming federal budget will examine the potential of artificial intelligence to ...
The Wenatchee Wild surrendered an early lead and Chilliwack capitalized, posting a 4-1 win on Saturday night to take a two games to none series lead in the BCHL Mainland Division Finals.
Volunteers clean up garbage on the banks of the Fraser River in Chilliwack as part of the 10th annual Fraser River Clean Up. Glenda Luymes / PNG.
It helped galvanize communities like Chilliwack, which were so distant from the fighting in Europe and the Pacific. The recycling fervour subsided after the war.
A Chilliwack area chief who lived a century ago was the last of the great Coast Salish orators. Chief William (Billy) Sepass of Skowkale would captivate listeners with incredible poetry that he would recite from memory, containing the very essence of ...
Have new federal mortgage rules helped to cool a red-hot housing market in the Lower Mainland or have they simply stymied the dreams of first-time home buyers?
The first all-candidates' meeting in Chilliwack for the 2017 provincial election wades into watery themes to mark World Water Day next Wednesday.
The WSP report forwarded to the City of Chilliwack on March 1, pointed to the severe weather with rain and snow in the 19 days leading up to the slide.
Chilliwack paddling enthusiasts may harbour a dream of one day being able to launch a canoe or kayak from several spots along local waterways.
Lloyd McConnell was in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack Tuesday morning to explain why, yet again, he wasn't ready for his pre-trial conference.
Some residents and workers downtown Chilliwack noticed a large police presence on school Street behind Southgate Shopping Centre Wednesday afternoon.
A total of 12 project submissions came in after the initial request for proposals (RFP) went out last December from City of Chilliwack. Of the 12 proposals received by deadline at city hall, 10 are moving forward, having been deemed compliant with RFP ...
City of Chilliwack staff and at least one BC Hydro worker were on the scene with RCMP for much of the afternoon. Mounties were seen removing multiple garbage bags from the main farm building at the address.
It was a big day for the sport of recreational angling at Chilliwack Heritage Park on Saturday. Attendance at the All About fishing 2017 event was about 1600 people, said organizer Rodney Hsu.
Thousands of chickens were killed after a fire levelled a large barn in Chilliwack early Wednesday morning. Fire crews arrived at the chicken farm in the 43400-block of Keith Wilson Road around 1:30 a.m.
Search and rescue teams work to free the driver of a transport truck who went off the road near Manning Park last Tuesday night. Driver Pat Gaudet succumbed to his injuries last Saturday morning.
Miss Universe Canada, Siera Bearchell, takes a snap of her pancake lunch to share with her followers on social media during a visit to IHOP in Chilliwack on Monday. Bearchell was here with IHOP franchise business consultant, Donald Hazlett (left), at ...
Prices, on the other hand, are only heading up. That's the prediction from the B.C. Real Estate Association's (BCREA) housing forecast update.
Those are the options for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain oil pipeline twinning through Chilliwack, and city hall wants the aquifer protected.
The "urgent" need in Chilliwack for new affordable housing to deal with chronic homelessness is seeing decisive action this week.
The region has been hit by a particularly miserable winter (especially by B.C. standards, with yet another significant snowfall on Sunday.
Chilliwack has lost one of its strongest voices, with the passing of longtime broadcaster Grant Ullyot. He died on Friday, March 3, just one week before his 82nd birthday.
The head of the BC nurses' Union called out the Fraser Health Authority last week over congestion in its hospitals after two deaths at the hospital in Abbotsford.
Fraser Valley can expect amounts of 5 to 10 cm., Environment Canada says.
From January to March of 2017, it cost about $100,000 for pothole repairs in Chilliwack, compared to $54,000 during the same period last year.
Just before 10:30 am on March 2, a semi-truck matching the description of the one being sought was spotted off Highway 3 was spotted.
"Set in Chilliwack, Sybil Huber's Grade 8 class embarks on a field trip to the picturesque valley between majestic Mount Cheam and Lady Peak, located in the Upper Fraser Valley.
The 2017 Homeless Count next week in Chilliwack is geared to capturing a statistical snapshot of homeless people over a 24 hour-period.
Representatives for Kinder Morgan will be talking to residents of Hope and Chilliwack next week about routing and construction plans for the twinning of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline that runs through the city.
Chilliwack's Tycrop made a business move this week that could prove profitable thanks to U.S. President Donald Trump and his policy of getting away from dependence on foreign oil.
And the staff at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives, which now calls the building home, is hoping that a few residents out there have been holding onto old photographs of it.


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