Jennifer Feinberg

Amber Price led the effort in September 2019 to get a rainbow crosswalk approved in Chilliwack. Now Open Door Fridays is starting at city hall to give marginalized voices access to decision-makers. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)

‘Easy and direct access’ to Chilliwack mayor coming with Open Door Fridays

New program aligns with action plan on inclusiveness, diversity and accessibility

Amber Price led the effort in September 2019 to get a rainbow crosswalk approved in Chilliwack. Now Open Door Fridays is starting at city hall to give marginalized voices access to decision-makers. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)
Council voted March 16, 2021 to send the public art proposal back to the committee. (City of Chilliwack)

Chilliwack council sends back ‘mall’ style design for Five Corners public art

It’s back to drawing board for Chilliwack public art committee to reconsider submissions

Council voted March 16, 2021 to send the public art proposal back to the committee. (City of Chilliwack)
Voting on the Stó:lō constitution was last November across the Fraser Valley in six villages. (SXTA)

Stólō communities that fell short of voter turnout on constitution working on next steps

‘Our process is still alive and requires ongoing work,’ said Chief Maureen Chapman

Voting on the Stó:lō constitution was last November across the Fraser Valley in six villages. (SXTA)
Meetcha at the Five is a proposed public art project for Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack (City of Chilliwack)
The night view of Meetcha at the Five, a proposed public art project for Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack (City of Chilliwack)

Latest public art proposal for Chilliwack’s Five Corners on deck for council vote

Meetcha at the 5 would have LED lighting from within and a touch of whimsy

Meetcha at the Five is a proposed public art project for Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack (City of Chilliwack)
The night view of Meetcha at the Five, a proposed public art project for Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack (City of Chilliwack)
Medal found by metal detectors handed over to Chilliwack family of First World War nurse. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Long-buried silver medal returned to Chilliwack family of war nurse

Metal detectors found war medal in field, researcher linked it to Chilliwack family

Medal found by metal detectors handed over to Chilliwack family of First World War nurse. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network created by CEPCO won the Economic Recovery and Resiliency award on March 11, 2021. (CERN)

Newly created resiliency award for 2021 goes to the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation

CEPCO won for creating the Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network, a collaborative community effort

The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network created by CEPCO won the Economic Recovery and Resiliency award on March 11, 2021. (CERN)
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (MP Mark Strahl)

MP for Chilliwack-Hope opposed to expanding assisted suicide to those with mental illness, disabilities

‘Bill C-7 is perhaps the most serious change in law Members of Parliament will face,’ Strahl says

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (MP Mark Strahl)
David Allen Geoghegan. (RCMP)

Prolific offender arrested by RCMP Emergency Response Team in Chilliwack Wednesday

Large police presence in McSween Road area in the evening ended with arrest of David Geoghegan

David Allen Geoghegan. (RCMP)
Workers walking through the Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack last fall. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Molson Coors hires IT investigators after cyber attack takes systems offline

No indication yet if cybersecurity hit on Molson Coors has impacted FV Brewery at Chilliwack

Workers walking through the Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack last fall. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Jaylene Blaine was a Live Your Dream award winner. (Soroptimist International of Chilliwack)

Two top winners of Live Your Dream award honoured by Chilliwack organization

‘We are so inspired by these strong young women and truly believe they will be a positive impact’

Jaylene Blaine was a Live Your Dream award winner. (Soroptimist International of Chilliwack)
Blueberry prosciutto goat cheese flatbread is part of the Blueberry Dinner. (BC Blueberry Council photo)

Celebrating the versatility of B.C. blueberries with zesty three-course menu

Fraser Valley foodies may want to take part in virtual cooking demo Friday night with Chef Dez

Blueberry prosciutto goat cheese flatbread is part of the Blueberry Dinner. (BC Blueberry Council photo)
Projects recently approved by council will tackle homelessness in Chilliwack. (Black Press file photo)

Latest projects taking on homelessness in Chilliwack focused on pandemic pivoting

4 key service providers will share a blended fund of almost $160,000 in Reaching Home funding

Projects recently approved by council will tackle homelessness in Chilliwack. (Black Press file photo)
These free, postage-paid postcards were sent to 13.5 million households across Canada. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: Singing the praises of these postcards of positivity

I typed this ode to the loveliness of hand-written notes on a computer but the point still stands

These free, postage-paid postcards were sent to 13.5 million households across Canada. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Maximum building height lowered to two storeys for infill development in R1-C. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack council caps infill residential building height at two storeys

‘I think what we’ve achieved is something that will blend in better with existing neighbourhoods’

Maximum building height lowered to two storeys for infill development in R1-C. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack saw rise in incidents involving bear spray last year which led to a new bylaw restricting the sale of it to outdoor/sporting goods stores. (Black Press file)

Council restricts sale of bear spray in Chilliwack after rise in violent incidents

65 per cent increase in number of bear spray incidents reported by RCMP last summer

Chilliwack saw rise in incidents involving bear spray last year which led to a new bylaw restricting the sale of it to outdoor/sporting goods stores. (Black Press file)
Dean Werk, president of the Fraser Valley Salmon Society, at the Fraser River boat launch at Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack on Dec. 1, 2019. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Salmon society calls for moratorium on vehicle access to gravel bars near Chilliwack

Gill Road and Jesperson Road gravel bars have seen increased use and environmental abuse

Dean Werk, president of the Fraser Valley Salmon Society, at the Fraser River boat launch at Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack on Dec. 1, 2019. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Almost 400 new child care spaces for the Fraser Valley. (Thinkstock Image)

Child-care spaces boosted by provincial fund across the Fraser Valley

400 licensed child-care spaces coming for Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and Maple Ridge families

Almost 400 new child care spaces for the Fraser Valley. (Thinkstock Image)
Signs geared to protecting salmon habitat were damaged at the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Facebook)

New signs for protecting Fraser River habitat near Chilliwack vandalized

Fishery officers want off-road users to enjoy river resource in the ‘least damaging way possible’

Signs geared to protecting salmon habitat were damaged at the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Facebook)
Rendering of proposed homeless shelter and supportive housing facility on Rowat Avenue and Trethewey Avenue in Chilliwack. (BC Housing)

Supportive housing and shelter proposed to replace the Portal in Chilliwack

Province looking to fast-track hybrid proposal for 50 supportive homes and 40 shelter spaces

Rendering of proposed homeless shelter and supportive housing facility on Rowat Avenue and Trethewey Avenue in Chilliwack. (BC Housing)
Tourism Chilliwack is asking for feedback on its five-year strategic plan. (Tourism Chilliwack)

Tourism Chilliwack taking feedback on its five-year strategic plan

Goal is to develop and implement ‘responsible and innovative’ destination awareness

Tourism Chilliwack is asking for feedback on its five-year strategic plan. (Tourism Chilliwack)