Jennifer Feinberg

Fraser River from Peg Leg gravel bar near Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Habitat protection needs teeth to save salmon in ‘Heart of the Fraser’: B.C. coalition

‘Given critical state of our wild salmon, we need to pull out all the stops,’ says Eddie Gardner

Fraser River from Peg Leg gravel bar near Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Fraser Health is holding walk-in clinic at Chilliwack Mall Oct. 20. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Vaccination clinic coming to Chilliwack Mall in revival of walk-in Wednesday

First, second, and third doses will be administered to those eligible, no appointment needed

Fraser Health is holding walk-in clinic at Chilliwack Mall Oct. 20. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Rolly's sign. (Facebook)

Hope restaurant has licence pulled for failing to ask vaccination status

District of Hope issued notice Oct. 7 to Rolly’s Restaurant its licence was suspended for 6 months

Rolly's sign. (Facebook)
Webinar offered on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Chilliwack, Sept. 30.

Webinar ready on first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Thoughtful session tackling health-related TRC calls to action, starts 10:30 a.m., Sept. 30.

Webinar offered on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Chilliwack, Sept. 30.
Shawn E. Baginski has been selling orange shirts he designed with all proceeds going to survivors of residential schools. He is pictured here in Chilliwack on Sept. 28, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack man sells almost 1,000 shirts for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

‘The driving force behind this has always been spreading awareness,’ says orange shirt designer

Shawn E. Baginski has been selling orange shirts he designed with all proceeds going to survivors of residential schools. He is pictured here in Chilliwack on Sept. 28, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
PCRS official Steven Esau acting as tour guide for Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson at Traverse youth treatment facility in Chilliwack on Sept. 22, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Provincial reps tour unique youth treatment facility in Chilliwack

It’s first 20-bed treatment facility for teens in B.C. with both clinical and outdoor components

PCRS official Steven Esau acting as tour guide for Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Sheila Malcolmson at Traverse youth treatment facility in Chilliwack on Sept. 22, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Jess Nadin went missing while fishing along the Fraser River in Chilliwack, near MacDonald and Ballam Roads, on the morning of Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (Missing: Jess Nadin)

Candlelight vigil to remember missing 22-year-old Chilliwack angler

‘Let’s light a candle, say a prayer, and keep Jess and his family in our hearts,’ says Sept. 30 invite

Jess Nadin went missing while fishing along the Fraser River in Chilliwack, near MacDonald and Ballam Roads, on the morning of Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (Missing: Jess Nadin)
Chilliwack-Hope NDP federal election candidate DJ Pohl on election night Sept. 20, 2021 outside her Wellington Avenue campaign office. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

ELECTION 2021: NDP garner historic vote total in Chilliwack-Hope but fall short of win

Preliminary numbers had DJ Pohl with 28.4% of ballots cast by 10 p.m. Monday

Chilliwack-Hope NDP federal election candidate DJ Pohl on election night Sept. 20, 2021 outside her Wellington Avenue campaign office. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Mark Strahl doorknocking in Chilliwack during the 2021 federal election campaign. (Submitted)

ELECTION UPDATE: Strahl re-elected in Chilliwack-Hope with fourth straight election win

NDP’s DJ Pohl finished second with Liberal Kelly Velonis in third

Mark Strahl doorknocking in Chilliwack during the 2021 federal election campaign. (Submitted)
Chilliwack-Hope voter Gary Abbott talks to Chilliwack Progress reporter Jennifer Feinberg outside Evergreen Hall after voting in the 44th federal election in Canada on Sept. 20, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg video still)

VIDEO: Handful of Chilliwack voters weigh in with 2021 election priorities

They also talk about what it’s like to vote during a global pandemic

Chilliwack-Hope voter Gary Abbott talks to Chilliwack Progress reporter Jennifer Feinberg outside Evergreen Hall after voting in the 44th federal election in Canada on Sept. 20, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg video still)
Sign in a school washroom telling people to use hand sanitizer since there’s no soap due to thefts. (Facebook)

42 soap dispensers ripped from washroom walls at 3 Chilliwack schools over TikTok challenge

42 soap dispensers ripped off washroom walls in past 2 days, says Chilliwack school district

Sign in a school washroom telling people to use hand sanitizer since there’s no soap due to thefts. (Facebook)
More than two dozen individuals and businesses donated cash and treats to show support for health-care professionals in 17 departments at Chilliwack General Hospital. (Margaret Reid photo)

Convoy of treats delivered to 17 departments at Chilliwack General Hospital

Grassroots effort was to support health workers in wake of noisy anti-vaccine protests

More than two dozen individuals and businesses donated cash and treats to show support for health-care professionals in 17 departments at Chilliwack General Hospital. (Margaret Reid photo)
Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People's Party of Canada). (Submitted)

Third question from Chilliwack Healthier Community zeroes in on climate crisis

The Chilliwack Progress is providing answers from all five federal candidates in a series

Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People's Party of Canada). (Submitted)
Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People’s Party of Canada). (Submitted)

All-candidates’ meeting in Chilliwack-Hope cancelled after vaccination kerfuffle

PPC candidate barred by health officials from event because of his unvaccinated status

Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People’s Party of Canada). (Submitted)
Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)

Cascade Skyline Gondola researching vision for Stó:lō interpretive centre

Cheam First Nation and gondola project principals look to Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People's Party of Canada). (Submitted)

All-candidates’ debate at Cultural Centre cancelled after vaccination kerfuffle

Bogunovic barred by health officials from Cultural Centre event given unvaccinated status

Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People's Party of Canada). (Submitted)
A recent acquisition by Denciti Development puts together 7985 Lickman Road and 43971 Industrial Way in Chilliwack, in a move to deliver retail, commercial, and industrial possibilities. (CBRE)

Property acquisition off Highway 1 in Chilliwack to fuel economic growth

‘Location truly serves as gateway to Trans-Canada Highway and the Fraser Valley,’ says Denciti CEO

A recent acquisition by Denciti Development puts together 7985 Lickman Road and 43971 Industrial Way in Chilliwack, in a move to deliver retail, commercial, and industrial possibilities. (CBRE)
An election sign for NDP candidate DJ Pohl sign knocked over. (DJ Pohl campaign)

Chilliwack-Hope candidates speak out about spike in election-sign vandalism

Destroying or removing election signs a federal offence under Elections Act

An election sign for NDP candidate DJ Pohl sign knocked over. (DJ Pohl campaign)
Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People’s Party of Canada). (Submitted)

Chilliwack-Hope candidates asked how they plan to engage young people

Youth question is second in federal election series from Chilliwack Healthier Community network

Chilliwack-Hope federal election candidates, top row left to right, Mark Strahl (Conservative), Kelly Velonis (Liberal), DJ Pohl (NDP), bottom row left to right, Arthur Green (Green Party), and Rob Bogunovic (People’s Party of Canada). (Submitted)
Candidates for Chilliwack-Hope: Mark Strahl, (Conservatives), Kelly Velonis (Liberals), DJ Pohl (NDP), Arthur Green (Greens), Robert Bogunovic (PPC). (Submitted)

Chilliwack Healthier Community is quizzing candidates with a series of election questions

Chilliwack-Hope candidates offer various visions for housing and rental affordability

Candidates for Chilliwack-Hope: Mark Strahl, (Conservatives), Kelly Velonis (Liberals), DJ Pohl (NDP), Arthur Green (Greens), Robert Bogunovic (PPC). (Submitted)