Robert Freeman

Trans Mountain defends pipeline safety in Chilliwack

Routing of the proposed pipeline is another issue raised at public info sessions that Trans Mountain is holding in the Fraser Valley.

Making a profit out of helping the needy is ‘just wrong,’ says NDP official

The private sector cannot deliver social programs better than governments, says Al Ens, federal NDP riding president in Chilliwack.

Kinder Morgan announces ‘info session’ in Chilliwack

Kinder Morgan is scheduled to hold an information session in Chilliwack later this month on the proposed pipeline expansion project.

New policy on religious materials eyed by Chilliwack school trustees

Furor over distribution of Gideon Bibles sparks debate over who makes policy

Food Innovation Centre in Chilliwack shuts down

The Food Innovation Centre in Chilliwack, which opened just a year ago with federal and provincial funding, is shutting down.

Singleton ‘Godfather’ of federal Liberals in B.C.

Hal Singleton, held the Liberal “family” together in B.C. when the Reform Party tidal wave struck in the early 80s, is being honoured.

Chamber backs B.C. tourism change

Destination BC, the new tourism corporation announced this week, was welcomed by Chilliwack’s Chamber of Commerce.

Serial killers should bunk alone, inquest says

Serial killers will no longer share a jail cells, if a recommendation handed down by a coroner’s jury Wednesday.

Accountant offers Chilliwack charities a helping hand

Casey Langbroekand his accounting partners are presenting a low-cost seminar to help charities wade through new tax legislation

Gravel removal plans spark renewed concern

Fraser River Gravel Stewardship Committee says gravel removal will destroy fish habitat that won’t reduce flood risks.

Throness, Martin acclaimed

John Martin and Laurie Throness were acclaimed last week as the B.C. Liberal election candidates in Chilliwack and Chilliwack-Hope.

Chilliwack Chamber cancels business conference

Not enough businesses sign up for two-day conference with a full roster of speakers and workshops.

Chilliwack man heads BC Home Builders’ Association

Nathan Stone, managing partner of the Odessa Group in Chilliwack, is the new president of the B.C. branch of the CHBA.

Group calls on Fraser Valley mayors to ‘pipe up’ about pipeline

Pipeline expansion opponents ask how Fraser Valley politicians voted on a resolution to oppose projects that increase oil tanker traffic.

Throness seeks BC Liberal nomination in Chilliwack-Hope

B.C. Liberal byelection candidate ready to take on NDP rival Gwen O'Mahony who won an upset victory in Chilliwack-Hope last April.

Victim in three-vehicle crash expected to recover

Elderly woman from Chilliwack was airlifted to Royal Columbian Hospital with "potentially life-threatening injuries" after Thursday crash.

Besler follows Martin to BC Liberal camp

Former BC Conservative vice-president Ben Besler announces he's leaving the party, the third defection in recent weeks.

Two fires keep Chilliwack firefighters busy

No injuries and no significant damages according to initial reports of two fire calls overnight in Chilliwack.

Chilliwack RCMP bust major credit card fraud operation

Police seized a thousand personal ID cards some stolen from home break-ins and theft from vehicles dating back to 2009

Cummins shrugs off Martin defection

The BC Conservative Party is alive and well in Chilliwack, says party leader John Cummins.