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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. logo
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updated Thu. February 23, 2017

A publication about Sto:lo culture has been translated into Chinese to build cross-cultural understanding. A book launch to celebrate is set for Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.
Western explosives personnel, City of Chilliwack personnel, and a Geotechnical engineer were mobilized. Immediate works, supervised by all parties, were carried out by the quarry staff to stabilize any loose rock as a result of the blast.
Patti MacAhonic will be running for MLA in the upcoming provincial election for the NDP in the riding of Chilliwack-Kent. The executive director of Ann Davis Transition Society ran unsuccessfully in 2013 in the provincial riding of Chilliwack, but is ...
Two people in Chilliwack, B.C. are still out of their homes after a landslide prompted firefighters to evacuate their house.
Promontory Heights Elementary has been bursting at the seams over capacity for years, and provincial representatives were in town Friday to announce an eight-classroom expansion for the school.
That's the word from RCMP after calls came in from Creekside Drive residents Thursday night reporting the suspicious behaviour in Chilliwack. "police received complaints about two individuals going door-to-door claiming to represent a utility company ...
The mother of a toddler raped by her boyfriend repeatedly over many months was convicted of sexual assault in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack on Wednesday. The woman, S.K.P., whose name cannot be reported due to a publication ban, wept openly as ...
Calling all mothers, daughters, aunts, nieces, grandmothers, etc., the ultimate girls' day out is coming to Chilliwack and you don't want to miss it.
He's one of the most preeminent voices on drug addiction, and he's coming to Chilliwack. Dr. Gabor Mate will speak at Chilliwack secondary school on March 3, hosted by the Chilliwack Local Action Team of the child and Youth Mental Health and Substance ...
Memories of the 2017 ice storm may already be fading, but the cleanup across Chilliwack will drag on for months. More than 100 civic trees came crashing down in all corners of Chilliwack as result of the storm, from downtown to the hillsides, and out ...
"Chilliwack is a growing city, and this generational investment will dramatically improve Internet speed and capacity for residents and businesses large and small, as well as health care facilities and schools," said Tony Geheran, Telus executive VP ...
Provincewide, led by Vancouver, average prices down 17.5 per cent year over year.
The Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) has approved the City of Chilliwack's request for non-farm use on a piece of prime farmland in Sardis to allow for an off-leash dog park.
There was months of ground work before the decision was made to relocate to Chilliwack and build a new facility. It entailed an exhaustive search for the right location.
Colin Schmidt wants Chilliwack to be the next Boulder, Colorado. The local software entrepreneur sees our city brimming with untapped potential, along with the geographic parallels to the American Rocky Mountain community.
Colin Schmidt wants Chilliwack to be the next Boulder, Colorado. The local software entrepreneur sees our city brimming with untapped potential, along with the geographic parallels to the American Rocky Mountain community.
Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for the Fraser Valley including Chilliwack and Abbotsford. The warning issued Tuesday morning says a long episode of rain is expected, which at times will be heavy.
Pfoh noted it was fortunate the project approvals for the Urban Village from Chilliwack only took about six weeks to come together.
There's been quite a bit of buzz around Chilliwack secondary lately about an up-and-coming filmmaker's latest project.
If you're stuck in this snow and see a dark green pickup truck stop, consider yourself rescued. It's likely Terrance Thibeault, and his 2007 3/4 ton Chevy Silvarado.
The Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop, known across B.C. for its pie, is closing after 30 years. The owners posted the equivalent of a final boarding call on the shop's facebook page Friday, inviting customers to come in for a "final piece of pie" before ...
So far, SD75 in Mission has cancelled classes for Friday as has SD33 in Chilliwack and SD 78 in Hope. Busses will be running and schools will be open in Abbotsford.
City crews and contractors were focused on cleaning up fallen trees, clearing catch basins and residential streets on Friday, all to prevent localized flooding.
A high-risk sex offender who poses a "significant" risk to young girls has moved to Chilliwack. Richard Ian Ellis has a lengthy criminal history, which includes sexual assault and possession of child pornography.
But if you want to know how what the weather "was" in Chilliwack - emphasis on the past tense - there is a man in his Garrison Crossing backyard using a plastic rain gauge, a square snow board, a ruler and a seemingly anachronistic weather station ...
public schools in Mission, Chilliwack and the Fraser-Cascade school districts remain closed today. "There were significant amounts of freezing rain that fell overnight creating icy conditions throughout Chilliwack and continuing to cause unsafe ...
BC Hydro crews are busy Thursday morning in Chilliwack and across southern B.C. as the latest winter storm turned, as predicted, to freezing rain overnight.
BC Hydro crews are busy Thursday morning in Chilliwack and across southern B.C. as the latest winter storm turned, as predicted, to freezing rain overnight.
Neighbours build sledding hill in middle of cul-de-sac in Chilliwack. Megan Rempel, 12, slides down a 12-foot pile of snow in the centre of the cul-de-sac on her street, John Place, in Sardis on Wednesday.
Transit issues. SkyTrain service on the Canada Line to YVR was disrupted this morning, but TransLink says full service has resumed to the airport.
Chilliwack is celebrating diversity and inclusivity with a special event on Sunday. 'You Belong Here' is on Feb. 12, starting at 2:30 p.m.
Chilliwack students have had an unusual school week. Both Monday and Tuesday, schools were closed due to an unusual accumulation of snow.
"Chilliwack SD#33 is closed for Thursday, February 9, 2017 for students, staff and all activities (including Rentals, Daycare Centers, and Community schools)," read the message on the district website.
In parts of the Fraser Valley, especially Chilliwack and Abbotsford, the freezing rain created a cover of ice on many surfaces.
A man previously charged with the robbery of a jewelry store in Sevenoaks Shopping Centre now faces charges related to a total of 13 robberies in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. Scott Kuebeck, 28, has been charged with the following robberies in Chilliwack: ...
Chilliwack schools open. Schools in Chilliwack remain open, but there will be no school bus service for students. The Chilliwack School District said updates should be expected between 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.. "We've had an unprecedented snowfall ...
The City of Chilliwack stepped in as well, to cover the cost of renting the space. The idea was to keep homeless and at-risk people off the streets and out of the elements during the day.
Chilliwack is among the faster growing communities in the Fraser Valley, according to 2016 census data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday.
A thick layer of freshly fallen snow covered Chilliwack, B.C. over the weekend - much to the delight of one adventurous snowboarder.
Chilliwack, B.C. has seen about as much snow in the past four days as it usually receives in a typical year, and the city is warning even more snow is expected overnight.
With cold weather here and a Winter Storm Warning in effect the Chilliwack Fire Department is warning residents not to leave combustibles near heat sources after a fire Monday night.
"I was shocked when ABC posted it," Haraga said of the video ABC News sent out with the Tweet: "Man snowboards through the streets of Chilliwack, British Columbia, after over 30 inches of snow fell on the area." The 23-year-old who graduated from G.W. ...
Chilliwack schools are open on Wednesday, Feb. 8, according to an email sent out to staff. The opening would come after a winter wallop that closed schools, recreation centres, Libraries, and some city facilities, along with several stores and restaurants.
Chilliwack (NEWS 1130) - With parts of Chilliwack seeing snow accumulations of up to 80 centimetres in some places in recent days, that's posing some big challenges for everybody trying to get around.
Crews were directed to start clearing the residential streets Sunday, but it's been slow going given the incredible volume of snow that hit the ground, said City of Chilliwack Operations staff. The intensity and actual volume of the snow took everyone ...
Chilliwack woke up to an additional 22 centimetres of snow Sunday morning, bringing the three-day total from Friday morning to 77.2 cm, said Roger Pannett, volunteer weather observer for Environment Canada.
WATCH: school districts in Mission, Hope, Abbotsford and Chilliwack have all declared tomorrow a snow day - so classes are cancelled.
The government sent 681 press releases out in the 71-period from Nov. 8, 2016 to Jan. 18, 2017, more than double in the there previous non-election years illustrating the use of taxpayer-funded public service for purely partisan purposes.
Names like Eckert and Chadsey, Vedder and Wiens, are familiar to most in Chilliwack, but some may not realize how far those names date back.
Nia was last seen on Jan. 17 by a caregiver in the 5200-block of Vedder Road. Nia is described as: Aboriginal female; height 170 centimetres (5'7"); weight 68 kilograms 150 (lbs); black hair with purple highlights; brown eyes.





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