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Former senior Conservative cabinet minister Stockwell Day and Industry Minister James Moore

ELECTION 2015: Tories rally business allies against NDP win

James Moore, Stockwell Day stoke memories of B.C. in 1990s, warn federal NDP win would devastate economy

Former senior Conservative cabinet minister Stockwell Day and Industry Minister James Moore
The Chilliwack Film Commission is now the Chilliwack Creative Commission. The name change points to the shift from an exclusive focus on film and TV industry

Film commission rebranded as creative commission

The name change signals a shift from a film and TV industry focus, to one that includes music, publishing, digital and interactive media

The Chilliwack Film Commission is now the Chilliwack Creative Commission. The name change points to the shift from an exclusive focus on film and TV industry
Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaking earlier in the campaign in Surrey.

ELECTION 2015: Conservatives pledge single seniors tax credit

Tory break would translate into $300 less in annual tax for widows, single seniors with private pension income

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaking earlier in the campaign in Surrey.

Firefighters battle vacant-house blaze

Crews from two local fire halls worked quickly to put out a fire in a vacant two-story home.

Jim Murphy poses with his family. Murphy suffered critical injuries that required a lot of blood

Chilliwack man in critical condition after biking accident

Family of Jim Murphy asks public to donate blood, funds, after serious accident at popular bike park

Jim Murphy poses with his family. Murphy suffered critical injuries that required a lot of blood

BC Summer Games making volunteer push

Organizers seeking volunteers for Abbotsford event

A cutthroat trout being caught and released.

Fishing, open burning bans end in southwest B.C.

Restrictions over as rain, cooler temperatures return after a summer of heat and drought

A cutthroat trout being caught and released.
B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie

Seniors advocate finds holes in home support

Health minister says B.C. spending more on home support, but advocate says adult day program spaces, respite beds declining

B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie
Surrey Firefighters in Hazmat training.

When a pipeline breaks

A U.S. expert is coming to Surrey Tuesday to discuss how to reduce the damage when the unthinkable happens

Surrey Firefighters in Hazmat training.
Central Community Park will see an afternoon-long event Saturday in Chilliwack focused on issues of sustainability.

Community conversation launched on sustainability

There will be speakers, music, and activities hosted by the Pipe Up Network and Sierra Club B.C. in Central Community Park

Central Community Park will see an afternoon-long event Saturday in Chilliwack focused on issues of sustainability.
Speakers at the town hall meeting Wednesday at Evergreen Hall quizzed council on street parking

Small but mighty town hall meeting hosted by Chilliwack

The first of two town hall meetings was Wednesday night at Evergreen Hall. The next one is Sept. 17 at Sardis library at 7 p.m.

Speakers at the town hall meeting Wednesday at Evergreen Hall quizzed council on street parking

RCMP and Canada Post make mail-theft arrest

A thirty-three year old Chilliwack man was arrested just one day after a string of community mail-box break-ins.

City of Chilliwack announced Wednesday it is reverting back to stage 2 watering restrictions.

Chilliwack eases watering restrictions

City of Chilliwack announced Wednesday it is reverting back to stage 2 watering restrictions

City of Chilliwack announced Wednesday it is reverting back to stage 2 watering restrictions.
Abbotsford man accused of bait car theft in Chilliwack

Abbotsford man accused of bait car theft in Chilliwack

Jeffery Travis Dolter has been charged after an incident on Aug. 26

Abbotsford man accused of bait car theft in Chilliwack
Premier Christy Clark mingles with aboriginal leaders at second annual cabinet-First Nations meeting in Vancouver Thursday.

B.C., chiefs pledge to work on reconciliation

Premier Christy Clark launches aboriginal sports awards, scholarships, but chiefs want end to colonial rule

Premier Christy Clark mingles with aboriginal leaders at second annual cabinet-First Nations meeting in Vancouver Thursday.
Unwrapped field cucumbers are being recalled by several B.C. supermarket chains.

Cukes recalled by B.C. grocers over contamination fears

Field cucumbers may be tied to U.S. salmonella outbreak

Unwrapped field cucumbers are being recalled by several B.C. supermarket chains.
Volunteer Chris Gadsden

Taking aim at Bench Road trash dumping in the Chilliwack River Valley

Target shooters who leave trash in the bush have no idea that residents are just down the mountainside from where they're firing their guns

Volunteer Chris Gadsden
People say putting 'more boots on the ground' — especially in the downtown core is the answer to rampant property crime. Is that the answer? The Chilliwack Progress asked 2015 election candidates that question in our ongoing series.

ELECTION 2015: Candidates put Chilliwack crime under the microscope

Despite a strong focus on prolific offenders by local RCMP, rampant property crime is still a big complaint in the eastern Fraser Valley.

People say putting 'more boots on the ground' — especially in the downtown core is the answer to rampant property crime. Is that the answer? The Chilliwack Progress asked 2015 election candidates that question in our ongoing series.
Janet and Rolly Fox joined Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz

Chilliwack flies Terry Fox Run flag to promote event

Organizers hoping people will sign up online and start fundraising to hit $20,000 mark

Janet and Rolly Fox joined Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz
The Canadian Cancer Society is ending its Volunteer Driver Program that provides free rides to cancer patients in Metro Vancouver

Cancer society ditches free rides for patients

Charity blames drop in donations, volunteers to offer rides to cancer treatment

The Canadian Cancer Society is ending its Volunteer Driver Program that provides free rides to cancer patients in Metro Vancouver
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