More than 17,000 pounds of garbage removed from Chilliwack River homeless camp

!Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources workers, accompanied by BC Conservation Officers, RCMP, Chilliwack Search and Rescue, Griffin Security and Soowahlie Indian Band representatives, took 7.79 metric tonnes of garbage out of a homeless camp in the Chilliwack River Basin just north of the Vedder Bridge on the weekend. - Aaron Bedard
  • Chilliwack posted Mar 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Ministry reports public safety as the reason to crack down; helicopter used to remove material from camp that was well-known to neighbours

News

Parents mourning death of toddler call on province for $10-a-day childcare

  • B.C. updated Mar 23, 2017 at 1:07 PM

With B.C. election looming, daycare support is being urged by parents and advocates.

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5 to start your day

  • B.C. updated Mar 23, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Better mental health training needed for Vancouver transit police, Fraser Valley farmers glad winter is over and more you need to know

News

New spaces part of BC Parks overhaul

  • Victoria BC posted Mar 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Reservation system changes, additional park rangers start this summer to protect parks and meet demand

Sports

VIDEO: Senior ladies curling bonspiel in Surrey features sass, spunk and sweeping

  • Surrey  updated Mar 23, 2017 at 10:13 AM

Cloverdale bonspiel brings together women from across B.C. who all share the same passion for curling – and for life

Sports

Olischefski cues comeback as Chilliwack Chiefs eliminate Wenatchee Wild

  • Chilliwack posted Mar 22, 2017 at 10:00 PM

The Chilliwack Chiefs are off to the third round of the BCHL playoffs where they'll face the Victoria Grizzlies or Powell River Kings.

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World News

Feds can keep border agency info secret in Chinese refugee-claim case

  • posted Mar 23, 2017 at 1:03 PM

Feds can keep info secret in refugee case

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