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UPDATE: Abbotsford-area MP apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ comments

Jati Sidhu had suggested that Jody Wilson-Raybould’s father was ‘pulling the strings’

Confidence in the pay system a ‘pipe dream,’ federal employees say

The three year anniversary of the Phoenix pay system is leaving some employees with little hope

RCMP searching for skid steer stolen from Agassiz worksite

The skid steer was taken just after midnight on Feb. 18 and is valued at $100K

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Chilliwack RCMP officers support Pink Shirt Day

Officers of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment are wearing pink

  • Feb 27, 2019

WATCH: Shooting reported in downtown Chilliwack

RCMP spokesperson: ‘There is no indication that there is any risk to the public’

Underage sex trial for Chilliwack David Lee Roth impersonator finally set to begin

BC Supreme Court Justice denies bail review application one week before trial

Huge success for The Chilliwack Progress’s baby formula drive

Drive netted 123 cans of formula and $2,600 for Meadow Rose Society, Salvation Army Food Bank

Indigenous touch to Pink Shirt Day design by University of the Fraser Valley student

Shirts available at Chilliwack, Abbotsford campus and Sto:lo Gift Shop

  • Feb 25, 2019

Police investigate gun threat made online to Chilliwack school

Schools not in danger, say district officials after post appeared on SnapChat

Migrant Workers’ Centre presents Labour Trafficking Workshop in Hope for first time

The workshop will help migrant workers, service providers address issues surrounding exploitation

Graduation rates in Hope have increased by almost 11 per cent since last year

Six-year graduation rates in SD 78 have risen from 63.7 to 74.4 per cent

Hope Food Bank struggling after dismal outpouring at annual Holly Days fundraiser

Food Bank may have to reduce hours, services if lost revenue isn’t made up

Students in Hope are ‘100 Days Smarter’

Coquihalla Elementary rang in 100 days of school in a concrete, yet creative manner

Chilliwack’s Chief Ernie Crey a firm pipeline supporter

Crey lauds NEB focus on marine safety in his role representing Indigenous oversight committee

Federal Green Party reps in Chilliwack ready for AGM

BC Greens Deputy Leader Jonina Campbell is the keynote speaker on Feb. 27

  • Feb 22, 2019

Harrison to participate in inter-municipal business licence program

Construction companies and related businesses will be able to work across the Fraser Valley in 2020

WATCH: Latest Heritage Minute episode filmed near Hope and features some dark local history

Airing on Feb. 20, the 60-second film tells the story of the Asahi and features the Tashme Museum

Murder charge formally dropped against woman accused in downtown Chilliwack killing

Stay of proceedings ordered for Victoria Purcell; Kirkland Russell to be sentenced for manslaughter

PHOTOS: Spirit of the People Powwow

Family Day weekend powwow was a colourful, vivid celebration of Indigenous culture