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OPINION: Prison sentence for a Chilliwack home invasion 6 years ago shows how slow justice can be

BC Supreme Court Justice points to dramatic increase in population no similar increase in courts

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The hashtag #ThisIsMyChilliwack was first started to counter negative news stirred on May 9, 2020 by a post bashing Dr. Theresa Tam, suggesting that if she is a transwoman, she shouldn’t be trusted. The post was made by Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld, and given his use of the R-word on Nov. 19 to criticize Chilliwack Progress staff, the hashtag has been revived. (Submitted)

Chilliwack Teachers’ Association revive #ThisIsMyChilliwack social media campaign

CTA wants positive messages in response to yet another derogatory post by Trustee Barry Neufeld

The hashtag #ThisIsMyChilliwack was first started to counter negative news stirred on May 9, 2020 by a post bashing Dr. Theresa Tam, suggesting that if she is a transwoman, she shouldn’t be trusted. The post was made by Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld, and given his use of the R-word on Nov. 19 to criticize Chilliwack Progress staff, the hashtag has been revived. (Submitted)
BC Hydro crews announced planned outages to hundreds of homeowners all day on Nov. 15, Nov. 16, and Nov. 25 2020 to facilitate moving power poles for road-widening construction. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: Planned BC Hydro outages are more than an inconvenience for elderly Chilliwack residents

Several elderly Promontory Lake Estates residents left in perilous situation all day for two days

BC Hydro crews announced planned outages to hundreds of homeowners all day on Nov. 15, Nov. 16, and Nov. 25 2020 to facilitate moving power poles for road-widening construction. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.

Fraser Valley undercover video chicken abuse trial to go ahead

Sofina Foods and Chilliwack chicken catcher company to face jury trial in 2021

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.
Construction on Promontory Road in Chilliwack on Nov. 16, 2020. BC Hydro crews announced planned outages to hundreds of homeowners all day on Nov. 15, Nov. 16, and Nov. 25 to facilitate moving power poles for the road-widening. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Planned BC Hydro outages leave hundreds of mostly elderly Chilliwack customers without power

Work done to facilitate road widening has son of one 88-year-old resident concerned

Construction on Promontory Road in Chilliwack on Nov. 16, 2020. BC Hydro crews announced planned outages to hundreds of homeowners all day on Nov. 15, Nov. 16, and Nov. 25 to facilitate moving power poles for the road-widening. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Retrial back on for Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator in underage sex case

David Kuntz-Angel convicted in August 2019, granted a mistrial in January, now back in court

David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
COVID affects everyone, but numbers don't lie and women suffer the worst. (Pixabay)

OPINION: Pressures on mental health rise with increasing COVID-19 case counts

‘This pandemic is pushing the limits of our mental health and our mental health resources’

COVID affects everyone, but numbers don't lie and women suffer the worst. (Pixabay)
Gladys and Ed Scherbey, pictured here in 2013 in their home, complained for years about the RCMP investigation into their son Corey’s 2011 death insisting he was murdered. A BC Coroner’s jury concluded on Nov. 5, 2020 that his death was accidental due to cocaine and alcohol toxicity. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press file)

Coroner’s inquest rules Chilliwack man’s mysterious death ‘accidental’

Parents of Corey John Scherbey have claimed he was murdered for nine years

Gladys and Ed Scherbey, pictured here in 2013 in their home, complained for years about the RCMP investigation into their son Corey’s 2011 death insisting he was murdered. A BC Coroner’s jury concluded on Nov. 5, 2020 that his death was accidental due to cocaine and alcohol toxicity. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press file)
Premier John Horgan and Minister of Finance Carole James announce B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan during a press conference at Phillips Brewery in Victoria, B.C., on Sept. 17, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Chad Hipolito)

City of Chilliwack gets $6.5 million in economic restart cash from upper levels of government

FVRD gets $1.36 million out of $425 million distributed provincewide

Premier John Horgan and Minister of Finance Carole James announce B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan during a press conference at Phillips Brewery in Victoria, B.C., on Sept. 17, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Chad Hipolito)
Chilliwack 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from top left, Josue Anderson (Independent), Andrew Coombes (Libertarian), Tim Cooper (Green), John Martin (BC Liberal), Diane Janzen (BC Conservative), and Daniel Coulter (NDP).

BC VOTES: NDP candidate’s lead in B.C. election in Chilliwack widens as mail-in ballots counted

New Democrat Dan Coulter’s nine per cent lead over incumbent BC Liberal John Martin widened by noon Saturday

Chilliwack 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from top left, Josue Anderson (Independent), Andrew Coombes (Libertarian), Tim Cooper (Green), John Martin (BC Liberal), Diane Janzen (BC Conservative), and Daniel Coulter (NDP).
(Black Press file)

OPINION: Fraser Health dropping the ball on COVID-19 communication

Chilliwack business owner left in the lurch after her positive test, but no public health direction

(Black Press file)
COVID-19 test kit. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: 38 COVID-19 cases now linked to Chilliwack dance studio

Fraser Health still contacting parents at schools where students may have been exposed

COVID-19 test kit. (Black Press Media file photo)
As of Nov. 3, 2020, this Chilliwack house was listed for $1.33 million. In October 2020, 30 homes sold for more than $1 million. (Realtor.ca)

Million-dollar-home popularity in Chilliwack takes off

Realtors say buyers from parts west continue to snap up expensive properties in CADREB area

As of Nov. 3, 2020, this Chilliwack house was listed for $1.33 million. In October 2020, 30 homes sold for more than $1 million. (Realtor.ca)
Gladys and Ed Scherbey complained for years about the RCMP investigation into their son Corey’s 2011 death. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth called for a coroner’s inquest, an inquest that was set for April 14, 2020, was delayed due to COVID-19, but started Nov. 2, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press file)

Coroner’s inquest into mysterious death of Chilliwack man starts Monday

Corey Scherbey’s mother testifies how she found her son’s body in his living room on Aug. 22, 2011

Gladys and Ed Scherbey complained for years about the RCMP investigation into their son Corey’s 2011 death. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth called for a coroner’s inquest, an inquest that was set for April 14, 2020, was delayed due to COVID-19, but started Nov. 2, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press file)
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.

Defence application to drop charges in Fraser Valley chicken abuse case

Five-day hearing starts for Sofina Foods and Chilliwack company asking for stay of proceedings

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.
A case of COVID has been detected within School District 33. (School District 33 photo)

UPDATE: Case of COVID confirmed at a Chilliwack school

Fraser Health has not informed parents but district sent letter to parents Friday

A case of COVID has been detected within School District 33. (School District 33 photo)
Former Chilliwack-Kent BC Liberal MLA Barry Penner, pictured here in 2016 when he was the outgoing chair of the ICBC board of directors, said the BC Liberals have a lot of work to recover from the Oct. 24, 2020 election defeat. (Black Press File)

BC VOTES 2020: Former Chilliwack-Kent MLA Barry Penner opines on BC Liberal future

‘There isn’t enough room on the political spectrum … for two free-enterprise parties’

Former Chilliwack-Kent BC Liberal MLA Barry Penner, pictured here in 2016 when he was the outgoing chair of the ICBC board of directors, said the BC Liberals have a lot of work to recover from the Oct. 24, 2020 election defeat. (Black Press File)
Dan Coulter. (Submitted)

BC VOTES 2020: An unexpected orange wave hits Chilliwack and Agassiz

NDP’s Dan Coulter preliminary winner in Chilliwack with Kelli Paddon holding a thin margin in Chilliwack-Kent

Dan Coulter. (Submitted)
Chilliwack-Kent provincial election NDP candidate Kelli Paddon watching results as they come in on election night Oct. 24, 2020. (Submitted)

Chilliwack-Kent leaning towards NDP’s Kelli Paddon late Saturday

Upstart New Democrat could unseat incumbent Laurie Throness who won in 2013 and 2017 –results are not final

Chilliwack-Kent provincial election NDP candidate Kelli Paddon watching results as they come in on election night Oct. 24, 2020. (Submitted)
Chilliwack 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from top left, Josue Anderson (Independent), Andrew Coombes (Libertarian), Tim Cooper (Green), John Martin (BC Liberal), Diane Janzen (BC Conservative), and Daniel Coulter (NDP). They will face off tonight (Oct. 14, 2020) in a virtual All Candidates Meeting at 6 p.m. The Chilliwack-Kent riding meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Chilliwack 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from top left, Josue Anderson (Independent), Andrew Coombes (Libertarian), Tim Cooper (Green), John Martin (BC Liberal), Diane Janzen (BC Conservative), and Daniel Coulter (NDP). They will face off tonight (Oct. 14, 2020) in a virtual All Candidates Meeting at 6 p.m. The Chilliwack-Kent riding meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.