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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 Fri. April 28, 2017

The Chilliwack mother of a 15-year-old boy who died in government care confronted the two local BC Liberal incumbents at an all-candidates meeting Tuesday morning focused on addictions, mental health and housing.
The Chilliwack Food Bank Drive is here again, and the need is just as great as ever. Volunteers will be going door-to-door in Chilliwack, collecting food for the hungry on Wednesday, May 3. Residents are asked to leave donations at their front doors ...
Fraser Valley health care Foundation (FVHCF) is putting out a call to the Chilliwack Community to dust off the runners and mark their calendars for Saturday, May 13 for the 19th annual Run for Mom 5 and 10K Run/Walk event.
When it comes to municipal red tape and building costs, Chilliwack fares quite well. The Fraser Institute released a new study, New Homes and Red Tape in British Columbia: Residential Land-Use Regulation in the Lower Mainland, comparing permit ...
Few topics have garnered more media attention across the Lower Mainland in the last year than affordable housing and the opiate overdose crisis.
B.C. party leaders squared off in their main TV debate of the provincial election campaign Wednesday. Liberal leader Christy Clark, NDP leader John Horgan and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver started with a series of questions on housing affordability.
The Fraser Valley living wage covers the communities of Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Hope and Boston Bar. More than 80 companies and organizations across B.C.
Things ended well Wednesday for a Cheam First Nation band member and those supporting her multi-year fight to get legal custody of her children.
With some help from a giant shovel, Molson-Coors Canada officially broke ground on its huge new brewery and retail operation in Chilliwack this week. "I just know that this is going to be a great home for our brewery and our people working here ...
It's the fifth year of trailing payments made to the Knight Road Legacy Association since Chilliwack Bingo was sold. A cheque for $481,000 was received last week from Great Canadian Gaming corporation, which owns Chilliwack Chances. The money will be ...
Toad People, the wildlife documentary film, will be screened in Chilliwack April 27 at GWG. This new doc is about more than just toads.
A 45-year-old Chilliwack man remains in custody after being arrested for identity theft by RCMP. The local RCMP crime Reduction Unit (CRU) initiated an investigation in February after police received reports of a local man who was allegedly involved in ...
A manufacturer's defect was to blame for the collapse of a concrete pumper truck that killed one man and seriously injured another at a Chilliwack construction site a year ago. That's the conclusion of a WorkSafeBC report obtained by The Progress ...
There is a small team from Chilliwack Healthier Community (CHC) - a network of local partners focused on affordable/accessible housing, mental health, public safety and healthy lifestyles - working with local landlords to improve rental housing ...
This is an extremely positive direction for council to be taking Chilliwack. It's not a bad thing to make conditions conducive to getting people out of their vehicles.
The man charged with the murder of David Williams one year ago at a Princess Avenue apartment is set to plead guilty to a lesser charge.
Chilliwack Fire Department crews from several fire halls were called out to Frontline Machinery Ltd at 43779 Progress Way. Fire crews were on-scene at about 10:40 a.m.
The RCMP's homicide team is investigating after a body was found on a forest service road near Hope east of Chilliwack. On April 20, at approximately 7:30 a.m.
students across Chilliwack are learning the importance of water this month, as organizers gear up for the Run for Water in Abbotsford, May 28.
There are thousands of volunteers partnered with organizations across Chilliwack. There are even more who know that volunteering is essential to keeping our community connected.
In the wake of a very snowy and icy winter, Chilliwack is looking at improving its sidewalk clearing protocol. Council approved a recommendation Tuesday from the Transportation Advisory Committee to review the policy, prompted by the deluge of ...
A class of Grade 6 students at Promontory elementary recently completed a photo assignment in conjunction with the Chilliwack Museum and The Chilliwack Progress. After a presentation to the class from Progress photojournalist, Jenna Hauck, each of the ...
Chilliwack and Agassiz residents get a chance to here from local provincial election candidates 12 days before the May 9 at an all-candidate meeting at the Best Western Rainbow Country-Inn.
For 32 years, Janine Webster has encouraged her students to push themselves into the musical spotlight. She's been the support beam upon which many talented music students from Chilliwack have raised themselves. She's coached them through endless ...
A recent survey by Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl gauging opinion on the concept of a supervised drug injection site for Chilliwack got an "overwhelming" negative response from constituents. MP Strahl cited 77 per cent of respondents who said they do ...
Local provincial election candidates talked children and youth issues at a sparsely attended all-candidates meeting at the Neigbhourhood Learning Centre at Chilliwack Secondary school (CSS) Wednesday morning. The BC Liberal and NDP candidates for ...
Enrolment projections have become an important part of the budget over the past few years, as Chilliwack is attracting more and more families.
City of Chilliwack has recognized that additional water supplies are going to be needed in the future given Chilliwack's steady growth. They've been looking at the East Chilliwack Aquifer for its supply potential, since it is fairly large, but high ...
A prohibited driver who frequently flees Chilliwack RCMP, often with children in his vehicle, is now behind bars facing serious jail time.
April is all about celebrating the environment we live in. And that means remembering just how important it is to respect it. This is Earth Month, and Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day.
The new Molson-Coors plant in Chilliwack took one more step through the red-tape process this week as city council approved the development permit for ...
BC NDP Candidate for Chilliwack-Kent Patti MacAhonic hosted the 28th Annual Bread & Roses celebration to honour volunteers on behalf of the Ann Davis Transition Society last Thursday.
Travis Keefer, James Visser and Chris Vandyke have pleaded guilty to several charges after an animal cruelty investigation at Chilliwack Cattle Sales.
The battle for the BCHL Fred Page Cup continued at the South Okanagan Events Centre where the Penticton Vees took game three Tuesday night.
History & geography: A riding named Chilliwack first appeared in 1903, spanning all of the Lower Mainland south of the Fraser River.
A Chilliwack cattle worker is shown hitting a cow in this undated screenshot handout taken from video. Twenty charges were laid against Chilliwack Cattle Sales Ltd. and seven workers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO ...
Travis Keefer, Chris Vandyke and Jamie Visser were all charged after the activist group Mercy for Animals sent a member to work with them undercover at Chilliwack Cattle Sales three years ago. Court records showed all three entered guilty pleas to six ...
It could be quite a spectacle, and the city is even offering up bleacher seating for residents who want to come out to witness history in Chilliwack this morning. The new $11-million Vedder Bridge, which has been constructed at a local facility in ...
In advance of the 2017 B.C. election, we'll be profiling all 87 electoral districts in the province. Here is Chilliwack-Kent, one of nine ridings in the Fraser Valley region - and one where the loss of Hope isn't a concern for the incumbent. 1 ...
The City of Chilliwack must build a pre-treatment facility to handle the extra waste water that will be produced by the proposed Molson Coors brewery.
Vedder Bridge move on Tuesday will be historic day for Chilliwack. Vedder Bridge Replacement contractors will be moving the main bridge structure out over the Vedder River on Tuesday, April 11.
One of the first green carts was delivered to Rosedale resident Terisha Mitchell on Wednesday by Mayor Gaetz, who was joined by Emterra and Rehrig Pacific reps, Ed Walsh, and Dennis Monestier, for the special green cart kick-off.
Unlike other TEDx Talks, though, the Chilliwack event is free. Organizer Berris Karden says that's thanks to some very generous sponsors of the event.
Don Putt, 67, seen here in a Creep Catchers video when he thought he was meeting a 12-year-old boy, is set to plead guilty to sexual assault charges from the ...
It's something Chilliwack residents have been asking for and is now on deck. City of Chilliwack is moving ahead with the $2.5 million Sardis Rail Trail North expansion project over Highway 1, from Luckakuck Way to Airport Road.
McCammon Elementary briefly in lockdown for medevac landing zone in back field.
The incidents that led to the charges date back to 2014 when undercover videos were filmed by a Chilliwack Cattle Sales (CCS) employee who worked for the animal welfare group Mercy For Animals.





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