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Openly gay, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

Watch Impress Focus TV and see Surrey Memorial Hospital in a whole new way

New video series shares the hospital’s invaluable work

  • Oct 18th, 2018

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

One of Chilliwack’s oldest clubs, Toastmasters, hosts an open public speaking event this month

An open house will take place on Oct. 24 at the Mt. Cheam Lions Club Hall at 7:15 p.m.

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

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Cultural open house highlights centre's offerings
Chilliwack plowing match runs with Rosedale celebration
Orange Shirt Day at Vedder Elementary
Foster and adopted children named and claimed

Chilliwack Fair seeks volunteers to board of directors

Get involved in B.C.’s third oldest fair helping bridge the gap between rural and urban living

  • Oct 16th, 2018

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Happy trails: Cultus Lake ‘Around the Lake Trail Race’ Oct. 13

More than 140 people will be taking part in race around Cultus Lake

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Changing your routine can save your life: safety tips for Chilliwack’s women

October’s purple lights to shine a light on domestic abuse, but women still face violence daily

VIDEO: Cultural open house highlights centre’s offerings

Dozens of artists and musicians demonstrated creative possibilities

Chilliwack’s public health unit first in B.C. to earn the WHO’s Baby Friendly Initiative designation

Launched in 1991, BFI is supported by the World Health Organization and UNICEF

Nine-year-old history teacher inspires action at B.C. school

Daughter of residential school survivor shares powerful message of resilience

Cloverdale grandma, 96, proves ‘A Mother’s Love’ knows no age limit

Hazel Amos’ team will take on the Inside Ride to raise money for children with cancer

Chilliwack Waverely resident turns 105 and is joined by mayor for birthday celebration

Birches Bird celebrated his 105th birthday with other Waverly residents and Sharon Gaetz

UBC Thunderbirds, Grindstone foundation celebrate World Girls’ Hockey Weekend

Event assists foundation, which ensures no girl is left on the sidelines due to financial barriers.

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Better late than never: time for the 96th annual Chilliwack Plowing Match

Typically held in April, the event was delayed until now due to spring weather issues

PHOTOS: United Church hosts pet blessing ceremony

Animals of all shapes and sizes were blessed at Dogwood Park

Chilliwack couple grow giant surprise in small backyard

Although they didn’t plant it, the Rosses grew a towering sunflower in their backyard garden