Community

Learn how to lock out crime at Chilliwack’s first annual Crime Prevention Fair

The Fair takes place at the Evergreen Hall from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 3

Sunshine Valley gets spooky, thanks to local creator Brian Taylor

Over two decades of Halloween haunting also became a way to cope after a horrific accident

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Grade 6 students prepare food, toys for community members in need
Letters to Santa at Hope Library
Ho Ho Hope Christmas Fest
Hope book sale off to a good start

Mental health first aid course comes to Chilliwack

The two-day course will take place at the Coast Hotel on Nov. 1 and 2 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

A true community effort to build a playground in Silver Creek

Darla Dickinson shares the history of the massive fundraising effort behind the refurbished playground

  • Oct 21, 2018

WATCH: Results of Coquihalla Elementary’s municipal vote a closely guarded secret

Students staged their own vote for mayor, councillors and school trustees Thursday

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

Watch Impress Focus TV and see Surrey Memorial Hospital in a whole new way

New video series shares the hospital’s invaluable work

  • Oct 18, 2018

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

One of Chilliwack’s oldest clubs, Toastmasters, hosts an open public speaking event this month

An open house will take place on Oct. 24 at the Mt. Cheam Lions Club Hall at 7:15 p.m.

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

Week in Photos: Hope and area from Oct. 4 to 11

Filming a Canadian Heritage Minute in Sunshine Valley, a young man shadows the mayor and more

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Changing your routine can save your life: safety tips for Chilliwack’s women

October’s purple lights to shine a light on domestic abuse, but women still face violence daily

Art Machine reopens to community, with two gleaming new studio spaces

After two years of hard work, the Art Machine is housed in a completely renovated modular building beside the Hope Arts Gallery

Chilliwack’s public health unit first in B.C. to earn the WHO’s Baby Friendly Initiative designation

Launched in 1991, BFI is supported by the World Health Organization and UNICEF

Canadian heritage minute on Asahi baseball team to film in Sunshine Valley Oct. 10

Production is looking for extras of Japanese and all ancestries for Oct. 10 and 13 filming

Elaine Lawton retires from Hope post office after 36 years

Elaine Lawton sold her first stamp to Denise Goglin, three decades later she sold her last to the same customer