Editorials

Heavy security presence at Chilliwack Remembrance Day services.

Heavy security is the new norm

Road blocks and semiautomatic weapons signal change at Remembrance Day services

Heavy security presence at Chilliwack Remembrance Day services.
A vehicle crash at Hazel and First in Chilliwack Thursday morning. (Greg Knill/ The Progress)

First and Hazel deserves a closer look

Neighbours argue the intersection is prone to crashes

A vehicle crash at Hazel and First in Chilliwack Thursday morning. (Greg Knill/ The Progress)
Editorial: Like it or not, densification is coming

Editorial: Like it or not, densification is coming

But as infill comes to each Chilliwack neighbourhood consultation is key

  • Sep 27, 2017
Editorial: Like it or not, densification is coming
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Find Me My Furever Home - Theodore and Alvin at the Chilliwack SPCA
Find Me My Furever Home - Julius at the Chilliwack SPCA
Chilliwack Christmas Car Giveaway
Find Me My Furever Home - Sunny at the Chilliwack SPCA
Editorial: You can’t stuff the digital genie back in the bottle

Editorial: You can’t stuff the digital genie back in the bottle

School board ban on social media is the wrong approach

  • Sep 13, 2017
Editorial: You can’t stuff the digital genie back in the bottle
Supt. Deanne Burleigh speaks during the press conference. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Police gain well-earned applause

Recent police raids in Chilliwack are taking potentially lethal drugs and weapons off our streets

Supt. Deanne Burleigh speaks during the press conference. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Cost of carelessness

Cost of carelessness

Given the warnings, evidence and restrictions, there is no excuse for a ‘human caused’ fire right now.

Cost of carelessness
Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’
Heavy lifting ahead for BC Liberals

Heavy lifting ahead for BC Liberals

As the BC Liberals move into the unfamiliar confines of opposition, they’ll have to choose who best will lead them

Heavy lifting ahead for BC Liberals
(Marianne Rumbal took this photo on Friday of the Ashcroft Reserve fire.)

SIMPSON: Canadians rally for wildfire victims

It’s encouraging to see the province – and nation – come together for the thousands affected

(Marianne Rumbal took this photo on Friday of the Ashcroft Reserve fire.)
Be fire aware

Be fire aware

Fire crews racing to contain a forest fire on the east side…

Be fire aware
Liberal gamesmanship carries risks

Liberal gamesmanship carries risks

The BC Liberal Party could find itself alienating the support that has kept it in power for 16 years.

Liberal gamesmanship carries risks
Chilliwack’s capital wish list

Chilliwack’s capital wish list

The Chilliwack school district is looking for nearly $80 million over the…

Chilliwack’s capital wish list
Some of the garbage left behind on the docks at Main Beach at Cultus Lake after the Victoria Day long weekend. (Sadaf Baradar)

Season of trash and thoughtlessness returns to Chilliwack

Like the swallows of Capistrano, they return every year. Only there is…

Some of the garbage left behind on the docks at Main Beach at Cultus Lake after the Victoria Day long weekend. (Sadaf Baradar)
Awash in opioids

Awash in opioids

The impact of the opioid crises can be seen with disturbing clarity…

Awash in opioids
Obey the signs and save a life

Obey the signs and save a life

One of the more disturbing sights on Chilliwack roads is watching motorists…

Obey the signs and save a life
The search for common ground

The search for common ground

Chilliwack voters woke up to something they haven’t seen in more than…

The search for common ground
Don’t toss out Chilliwack’s new garbage and recycling plan

Don’t toss out Chilliwack’s new garbage and recycling plan

To say the city’s roll-out of its new compost and recycling program…

Don’t toss out Chilliwack’s new garbage and recycling plan
Molson highlights Chilliwack’s untapped potential

Molson highlights Chilliwack’s untapped potential

If there seemed a giddy excitement from local officials at the ground…

Molson highlights Chilliwack’s untapped potential
Chilliwack is moving toward becoming a cyclist and pedestrian friendly city. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack in the process of changing to become more cycle friendly

There have been incremental steps and an overall push toward encouraging people to ride their bikes

  • Apr 21, 2017
Chilliwack is moving toward becoming a cyclist and pedestrian friendly city. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Chilliwack is moving toward becoming a cyclist and pedestrian friendly city. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack in the process of changing to become more cycle friendly

There have been incremental steps and an overall push toward encouraging people to ride their bikes

  • Apr 20, 2017
Chilliwack is moving toward becoming a cyclist and pedestrian friendly city. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)