(Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress)

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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 >


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