(Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress)

5 to start your day

Hundreds of needles found in homeless camp, a man shot in Surrey and more

1. More than 1,000 syringes found at notorious Chilliwack homeless camp

Officials are worried that the needles could be swept down the river by the rising waters. See more >

2. Scheer, Findlay tour potato chip factory in South Surrey

Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer helped South Surrey-White Rock candidate Kerry-Lynne Findlay campaign for the Dec. 11 byelection. See more >

3. Man shot in Newton Tuesday night

Police say the investigation revealed a man had been injured in the shooting, and a dark coloured sedan was seen fleeing the area westbound. See more >

4. “I cannot imagine how difficult the last 333 days have been” — Judge says to Jason Wallace during sentencing

When a Provincial Court Judge sentenced Jason Wallace to six years in jail for manslaughter she offered her deepest sympathy and wished a “light at the end of the tunnel to ensure that you are back with your family as soon as possible.” See more >

5. Good Samaritan finds lost $1,500 meant for charity

A New Westminster pizza shop owner was on way to donate money but forgot it on their car roof. See more >


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Opioid overdoses killing three people a month in Chilliwack

35 deaths in 2018 locally compare to 23 in 2017, 13 in 2016 up from about five per year before that

More people in Chiliwack coming in to shelters to get out of the cold

Ruth and Naomi’s went over-capacity this week to accommodate shelter guests coming in from the cold

Agassiz break and enter suspect arrested

The Chilliwack man faces charges relating to break and enters throughout Agassiz

Outdoor rink, lagoon improvements on the agenda for Harrison

The projects are intended to increase tourism numbers and infrastructure in the resort village

Chilliwack parent urges fellow dog owners to keep Fido off school grounds

Risks of harmful encounters between kids on and dogs are too high, says Chilliwack mom

VIDEO: Canada’s flag turns 54 today

The maple leaf design by George Stanley made its first appearance Feb. 15, 1965

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Prominent B.C. realtor says he doesn’t know how child porn got on his computer

Closing arguments heard in Ian Meissner’s Chilliwack trial for accessing, possessing child porn

Plecas won’t run in next election if B.C. legislature oversight reforms pass

B.C. Speaker and Abbotsford South MLA says he feels ‘great sympathy’ for Jody Wilson-Raybould

Workshop with ‘accent reduction’ training cancelled at UBC

The workshop was cancelled the same day as an email was sent out to international students

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual touching

Accuser went to police, interviewed by Britian’s Daily Telegraph

Avalanche control planned tomorrow on Highway 1

The highway will be closed in the morning east of Revelstoke

Judge rules Abbotsford home must be sold after son tries to evict mom

Mom to get back down payment and initial expenses

Mayors approve SkyTrain extension to UBC

Next step is a business plan and public consultation

Most Read