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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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Surrey RCMP are investigating a Sunday daytime shooting at the corner of 86 Avenue and Prestige Place. See more >. 2. Record heat hits B.C.
The Ridge Meadows RCMP were called to the popular park at 3:20 p.m. for a complaint about an intoxicated group of people. A call came in for the first overdose just after 4 p.m.
Hospital cleaners and dietary workers across 75 hospitals in B.C. have voted overwhelmingly to strike, according to a release from the Hospital Employee Union.
The good news is it doesn't really matter now which party you vote for in the next B.C. election, which may arrive sooner than you think.
The B.C. government's minority turmoil won't affect the effort to support the province's forest industry and negotiate a new softwood lumber agreement, Forests Minister John Rustad says.
Celebrations across Canada this weekend may look different from one community to the next, but for most of the country it will all sound the same.
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A woman who has accused British Columbia's former RCMP spokesman of sexual assault defended the friendly tone of emails she sent after the alleged attack as a defence lawyer questioned her about them today.
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Retiring teacher Hilda Bergen always dreamed of taking a ride in a firetruck with her granddaughter and daughter. The well-loved kindergarten teacher was ...
Chilliwack temperatures didn't hit the highs some forecasters were predicting, but some records still fell. Saturday's daytime temperature climbed to 34.8 degrees ...
City council has decided to regulate residential footprints on farm properties, but in a way that isn't strict enough according to the provincial government and the ...
As the business day was starting out in Chilliwack, not a shopping cart, tarp, bike, or homeless person could be seen in the downtown green space.
Those distinctive poles strung with vines rising out of farmland across the Fraser Valley signify the resurgence of a crop that flourished in Chilliwack and Agassiz for more than 100 years. And while the growing of hops fizzled out in the late 1990s ...
The recent news reports of chicken catchers caught on video abusing birds at a Chilliwack broiler farm prompted disgust across the country and within the agriculture industry.
Temperatures in Chilliwack could climb as high as 36 degrees by Sunday, prompting tips on ways to stay cool and warnings to leave the dog at home.
A 37-year-old woman is in custody facing criminal charges for allegedly threatening Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz. Jennifer Alice Danielsen faces a charge connected with alleged contacts with Gaetz going back to last year.
Chilliwack RCMP were on the scene at Salish Park Wednesday morning investigating after a dead body was discovered. police had the area taped off around the portable toilets between the library parking lot and the pond.
Earlier this month, Hiddema's organization released hidden camera footage of employees at a Chilliwack-based company tearing apart live chickens and throwing them against walls.
NEW WESTMINSTER - A toxicology report has confirmed that the drug involved in the overdose death of a teen in New Westminster was MDMA.
Close to 1,500 people, including more than 400 firefighters, gathered Saturday to honour fallen Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy.
Some cars have been allowed to leave the island, very slowly. But none have been allowed to go in. Laura Baziuk; Sat Jun 3rd, 2017 3:30pm; Buzz.
But a new way to open conversations among peers is developing in Chilliwack elementary schools, with the help of Chilliwack Restorative Justice and youth Advocacy Association (CRJYAA). They know the power of conversation circles, in their years of work ...
It's difficult to know what's going on in the back rooms of the B.C. Liberal party. But certainly some of the more hushed discussions will be about the future of party ...
No major flooding is expected in Chilliwack but there could be seepage or inundation in the unprotected areas. Chilliwack waterways are swollen to almost bank full conditions, which could be seen Friday in the rising waters of the Hope Slough, and back ...
Lawn bowling is one Chilliwack's oldest sports, with the local club dating back almost 100 years. And this Saturday, the public is invited to come and learn what the club, and the sport, is all about.
A traditional honouring ceremony and luncheon was held for staff in the Coqualeetza Longhouse in Chilliwack last Thursday. The staff members being honoured were escorted into the longhouse by "receivers" who have a special relationship with them.
As part of a regional opioid overdose response, harm reduction, more commonly known as needle exchange, offered locally by PCRS, is only one aspect of a very complex HIV/HCV Prevention and education program, with service delivery from Chilliwack to ...
A late-night mattress fire brought out Chilliwack fire crews to an apartment unit this week in the 9400 block of Cook Street.
A Chilliwack provincial court heard Wednesday that the man convicted of sexually assaulting two young brothers in Agassiz in the 1980s is afraid for his safety if he is sentenced to federal time.
That was the premise of a recent study of the Chilliwack school District's Long Range Facilities Plan. The study was spearheaded by Steve Kutno, from PCG education, and he was back in front of the Chilliwack school board on May 23 to present his findings.
A.D. Rundle middle school administration announced on Monday that someone within the school has been diagnosed with the highly contagious virus.
The 70-year-old paraglider reported missing east of Chilliwack has been located and is safe and sound. Agassiz RCMP received a report at approximately 5 a.m.
The final four men in the high-profile case of cattle abuse at a Chilliwack dairy farm were scheduled to go to trial Monday but now plan to plead guilty.
It was a heartwarming sight over the weekend for those along the Hope Slough to see a flotilla of kayaks and canoes paddling by. More than 50 people showed up Saturday to show support for restoration of the vital urban waterway in Chilliwack known as ...
A Chilliwack sturgeon fishing guide previously convicted of illegal hunting and fishing in Alberta has been kicked off the water in B.C.
The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce and Telus/PureFibre have joined forces to bring a star of the popular Dragon's Den TV show to Chilliwack this fall. Arlene Dickinson from Dragon's Den will speak at the special event, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Hub ...
A judge has ordered a psychological report for a Chilliwack man who got the attention of national security authorities thanks to a series of online videos where he poses with survival gear, guns and knives threatening to do harm to Muslims.
Sexual assault policies are now in effect at all universities in B.C., making it the second province in Canada to have a stand-alone protocol.
Greater Manchester police said 19 people were confirmed dead and roughly 50 were injured by the explosion at Manchester Arena. Emergency vehicles were helping the injured and bomb disposal units were later seen outside the venue.
The Coquihalla will remain closed for the rest of the day after a truck carrying dangerous goods ignited early Monday morning. DriveBC reports the highway between Merritt and Hope will be closed until at least midnight.
The Chilliwack Restorative Justice and youth Advocacy Association is planning their next Spring bike Auction, to be held on Saturday, May 27.
Watershed Watch and the Friends of Camp-Hope Slough are inviting Chilliwack residents to join them on a slough tour. They will be exploring the Hope Slough by water on Saturday, May 27 starting at 10 a.m.
The 19th Annual Run for Mom was a resounding success, raising $25,250 for the Chilliwack General hospital maternity ward. The Fraser Valley health care Foundatio and staff at CGH say they are grateful for the generosity of the community and their ...
Seeing an opportunity, he and Julie made a decision to build some greenhouses in the Chilliwack area, and they began growing herbs.
The incidents that led to the charges date back to 2014 when undercover videos were filmed by an employee of the animal welfare group Mercy For Animals (MFA) who was hired by Chilliwack Cattle Sales (CCS) - Canada's largest dairy farm - to work the ...
Chilliwack - Three men convicted of abusing cattle at Canada's largest dairy farm were handcuffed and led from court Thursday morning after a judge sentenced them to jail time in a "landmark" decision, according to animal rights activists.
The Chilliwack Cattle Sales case is taking place on Thursday, May 18th at the Chilliwack Courthouse. The three former employees of Chilliwack Cattle Sales, Travis Keefer, Jamie Visser and Chris Vandyke, previously pleaded guilty and are scheduled to be ...
Deaths due to illegal drug overdoses hit staggering heights last year and are on pace to climb 50 per cent higher in 2017. "It's going to get a lot worse before it gets better," said Samantha Ruttan who, like many others in Chilliwack and across the ...


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