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Pearl Life Renewal Society hosts annual fundraiser to help get Chilliwack’s women off the streets

Held on Nov. 24, money from this year’s event will be used to open a specialized recovery house

Lower Mainland boy’s big heart inspires bicycle drive

Langley Christian student Daniel Davison got his classmates to participate in Bicycles for Humanity

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Quirky and newsy photos from 2018
Chilliwack gives the gift of transportation and independence to local single mother
14-year-old young man donates more than a foot of hair
Five tricks to avoid holiday weight gain

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018

This year’s harvest a giant success for Sardis Secondary students

Students in SSS’s agriculture program grew nine giant pumpkins this season

WATCH: Chilliwack firefighter reunites antique Rosedale equipment after public call for assistance

After calling for the public’s help, Pat Liebault was able to find part of what he was looking for

Learn how to lock out crime at Chilliwack’s first annual Crime Prevention Fair

The Fair takes place at the Evergreen Hall from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 3

Mental health first aid course comes to Chilliwack

The two-day course will take place at the Coast Hotel on Nov. 1 and 2 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Openly queer, 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 18, 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

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 16, 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

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

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 11, 2018

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