Robert Freeman

Chilliwack gives green light to mobile licence project

A mobile business licence pilot program approved by Chilliwack will make life easier for merchants and shoppers: Chilliwack Chamber.

‘Dissidents’ behind BC Conservative Party in-fighting

A “few dissidents” have forced a membership vote on John Cummins’ leadership of the BC Conservatives later this month.

Demand outstrips government funding at new UFV campus in Chilliwack

UFV’s new Chilliwack campus, which opened last week, is at 105 percent of its capacity — five percent more students that it's funded for.

Student debt ‘big issue’ at UFV

The student debt load was a “common theme” heard among students in Chilliwack and in Kamloops, says Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony.

NDP nomination race may get crowded in Chilliwack

Dennis Adamson, Yale area director at the Fraser Valley Regional District, makes nomination bid official even before nomination date set.

300 Chilliwack jobs ‘a huge deal’ says mayor

Three hundred jobs are opening up at the Stream in Chilliwack - jobs that can lead to computer-related careers around the world.

Changes made to Chilliwack’s ‘pro-development culture’

Mayor Sharon Gaetz said changes have been made at City Hall to avoid the issues that drew criticism from a Supreme Court Justice.

Two FVRD directors making NDP nomination bids

Wendy Bales and Dennis Adamson, directors at the FVRD, are running for NDP nominations in Chilliwack and in Abbotsford-Mission.

Pipeline foes see hope in green wave

PIPE UP Network organizer elated by talk about ending the “addiction” to oil and funding “green” energy sources.

Kinder Morgan president deftly fields pipeline questions

Pipeline opponents at Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce meeting fail to rattle guest speaker Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson.

‘Pilot error’ blamed for death of hang gliding passenger

A harness was not fastened before the take-off of a tandem hang glider resulting in the tragic death of passenger Lenami Godinez-Avila.

Former city planner Grant Sanborn pleads guilty to ‘regulatory offences’

Crown counsel Robin McFee said same result achieved in accepting guilty plea to lesser charges over criminal breach of trust charges.

Proposed electoral boundary changes raise concerns all over Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon: MP

MP Mark Strahl said he's heard from constitutents all over the Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon riding concerned with the proposed boundary changes.

Chilliwack Chamber has questions for pipeline president

Chamber of Commerce members have questions for Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson after hearing from pipeline opponents last week.

B.C. Jobs Plan bodes well for Chilliwack: Jobs Minister Pat Bell

Chilliwack is home to two of the economic sectors identified by the B.C. government in its strategy to create jobs.

Tamihi logging company beefs up security, reward, following million-dollar arson

Chilliwack-based Griffin Investigation & Security Services is monitoring Tamihi offices, work sites, with hidden cameras and mobile patrols.

Fate of building following ASU departure remains unclear

Questions remain about future of renovated building at Canada Education Park in Chilliwack

Outpatient rehab clinic in Chilliwack to open Tuesday

BC Health Minister Mike de Jong isn't commenting publicly on Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O'Mahony's request for delay in closure plan.

Fraser River gravel removal set to resume

After two-year hiatus, B.C. officials are ready to start approving gravel removal operations again in the Fraser River.

Hijacked Husky found

Yukon, the four-year-old Siberian Husky stolen from the SPCA shelter in Chilliwack, has been found and is now heading for his adoptive home.