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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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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.
children of the Street facilitators Amanda Bird, Giselle Miller, Adriel Carey, Ala'a Founouni. The facilitators help open the lines of communication between students and adults, in the hopes that students will take the message of internet safety home ...
BC Liberal party fundraising hit the provincial, national and even international media this week, and the party's donor list has some Chilliwack content. Among that local interest was the modest $520 paid to the BC Liberals by Chilliwack Economic ...
Drivers around Chilliwack may be relieved to see the snow and ice melt away this week, but the damage left behind is a whole new headache.
The Abbotsford police Department (APD) issued a plea Wednesday for help to find a missing 26-year-old woman last seen downtown Chilliwack two weeks prior. Tiffany Broadbent was last seen on Jan. 4 around 9 p.m. in the Yale Road/Alexander Avenue ...
Local aquifer protection group WaterWealth Project, however, will soon contact Chilliwack landowners to support them in the process of attempting to at least alter the route so it does not pass over the city's source of drinking water.
Things are cracking in the local egg business as five Chilliwack farmers' names were announced Wednesday as winners of quotas from the British Columbia Egg marketing Board (BCEMB).
The local hunting community was outraged to hear two deer seen shot and injured in a residential area of Chilliwack Mountain on Jan. 16.
Getting those people together is the simple premise that led to a series of monthly workshops presented by the Chilliwack Financial Literacy Committee starting next week.
Head down one of Chilliwack's shortest downtown streets, turn into the alley, and that's where you'll find Cruz Studios.
As applicants begin to roll in to BC Housing from those looking to take advantage of the new first-time homebuyers program, one local MLA said the program could have a particular benefit to Chilliwack residents. That's because it only applies to homes ...
By noon Monday, the forecast rain had not yet arrived but Chilliwack residents were again reminded to clear the catch basins outside their homes as a warm and wet weather system hits the region.
As Chilliwack deals with growing concerns around homelessness and drug addiction, two doctors say it's time for a supervised injection site in the city.
Kyle Williams, executive director of the Downtown Chilliwack Business Improvement Association, says the business will be a loss to the area.
The heavy winds caused other problems Wednesday but there are few reports of major damage. A Chilliwack Fire Department crew was on scene on Mary Street around noon at a medical services building attempting to secure the loose siding that had blown ...
A new study by a pair of UBC psychology researchers suggests problem gamblers and drug addicts produce the same kind of brain activity when going through a craving, and that effective treatments for both health problems could be the same.
Parents who wish their child to enter EFI in Kindergarten or Grade 1 are asked to do so online on the Chilliwack school District website, at www.
Cadets of 1725 army Cadet Corps in Chilliwack participating in the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge April 9th, 2017.
family members have confirmed that the driver killed in an accident involving two semi-trailers near Ashcroft on December 30 was 62-year-old Wayne Beierbach of Chilliwack. The accident happened at approximately 12:20 p.m. on Highway 1 near Cornwall ...
FVRD seeks names for abandoned puppies in Chilliwack. Staff with Fraser Valley Regional District's CARE (Community Animal Response and education) Centre has been caring for six puppies since they were rescued on Remembrance Day.
About 1,700 early notices for Chilliwack owners were sent out in December for those expected to see significant hikes in their assessed values for 2017.
Changes to how British Columbians reserve campsites are now in effect, eliminating an opening day for reserving spots. Instead, campsites can be reserved four months ahead of your desired date to camp.
With property assessments showing increases as high as 50 per cent in urban areas of B.C., the provincial government is promoting its interest-free loan program for first-time home buyers as existing home-owners brace for higher property tax bills ...
Cook. Maru Sushi Ltd., Chilliwack · Cook. Asakusa Japanese Restaurant, Langley · Drivers and Owner Operators.
Christmas tree collection at curbside for Chilliwack. Trees will be picked up by waste collectors if they're out by 7 a.m.
They also say the man was wanted for the robbery of a Chilliwack restaurant, and is considered a suspect in other robberies in the valley.
Chilliwack, British Columbia -- January 2, 2017 -- A single mother and her family are going to find it a little easier to get around, thanks to the donation of a newly refurbished car by Fix Auto Chilliwack. In addition to being a single mom, Megan ...
Join us at The Chilliwack Progress as we take our readers on a thoughtful trip down memory lane. Our Top Stories will recap the most significant news events, milestones and emerging themes that have shaped Chilliwack in 2016. It was undeniably a ...
Overall there were 67 slayings or suspicious deaths this year in the area stretching from Whistler to Chilliwack - compared to 60 in 2015 - according to data compiled by Postmedia News.
Join us at The Chilliwack Progress as we take our readers on a thoughtful trip down memory lane. Our Top Stories will recap the most significant news events, milestones and emerging themes that have shaped Chilliwack in 2016. It was undeniably a ...
Chillwack RCMP responded to a robbery at a local business at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday; the suspect had fled the area in a Chilliwack Taxi and was heading west on Highway 1. The Port Mann Freeway Patrol caught up with the vehicle about an hour ...
It's a concept that would change the shape of Chilliwack north of the highway, alter traffic patterns, and create new opportunities.
Four semi trucks headed out of town in May to deliver much-needed supplies to the victims of the Fort McMurray wildfires in May of 2016.
I can't deny a piece of me died last Wednesday when the suits came to deliver the final blow to the Chilliwack Times. We saw it coming a long way out, but that didn't make it any easier.
The average residential increase across all properties in Chilliwack was 5.35 per cent, something that came as no surprise to those in the real estate business who saw a kick-off to a year to end all years for the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board.
Snow started falling early afternoon on Monday in Chilliwack, and a snowfall warning was issued shortly after that. The area could see anywhere from 15 to 25 cm of snow overnight, according to the warning from Environment Canada.
The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in Chilliwack, and with a snowy background this week local light displays are looking especially beautiful.
Ever since the YMCA of Greater Vancouver announced expansion and renovation plans for the Chilliwack YMCA, City of Chilliwack and Y officials have been hammering out a series of related agreements. City reps pledged to contribute $1 million for capital ...
A spokesperson for a paving company the City of Chilliwack is considering kicking off its bidders list for shoddy work told council Tuesday the company was "stunned" by the news.
The scam involves a text that offers those who receive the message several hundred dollars per week to wrap a personal vehicle with commercial advertising.
Chilliwack (NEWS 1130) - RCMP are once again warning of a car wrap texting scam hitting people in the Lower Mainland. The scammers send you a text offering a few hundred dollars to wrap your car in advertising.
Chilliwack RCMP are warning the public to lock vehicles as 33 per cent of all theft from vehicle reports involved unlocked doors.
Chilliwack's most prolific music maker will be honoured by the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce in January with the Stan Rogers Legacy Award.
There have been some record low temperatures hitting Chilliwack last week including the minimum low of -10 on Saturday, Dec. 17, said Roger Pannett, volunteer weather observer for Environment Canada.
The tiny Anna's hummingbirds have become so accustomed overwintering in Chilliwack, they can be spotted flitting at the feeders - even in below freezing temperatures.
Snow Angels were needed this week in unprecedented numbers, and they answered the call without hesitation. It seemed all of Chilliwack was snowed in over the weekend, and there were many stories of neighbourhoods coming together to dig each other ...


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