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Farmers struggling to remain viable may get more scope to supplement their income with other business on ALR land. But Metro politicians fear the proposed provincial reforms will backfire.

Farm business reform proposals panned by Metro Vancouver reps

Regional district fears other businesses, speculators and not farmers may gain from eased use of ALR land

Farmers struggling to remain viable may get more scope to supplement their income with other business on ALR land. But Metro politicians fear the proposed provincial reforms will backfire.
Les Talvio

Cyrus Centre gives kids without a home an option

Before Cyrus Centre Chilliwack opened its doors on Monday morning, staff were filling out the intake application for the first teen.

Les Talvio

Candidates for council starting to come forward

City of Chilliwack: Mayor Sharon Gaetz is going to run for a third term.

The configuration of the Cultus Lake Park Board is set to change after this fall's election.

Cabinet approves electoral change for Cultus Lake

Approval granted for the creation of the new Electoral Area ‘H’ for the Fraser Valley Regional District.

The configuration of the Cultus Lake Park Board is set to change after this fall's election.
Tim Rutherford

Body of missing Abbotsford man found in Hope

Tim Rutherford's SUV went down a 200-foot embankment in the Jones Lake area

Tim Rutherford
The new Apple Watch was unveiled Tuesday. Police see it as a potential new source of driver distraction.

Rise of wearable tech raises distracted driving fears

B.C. could widen distracted driving law if it fails to capture Apple Watch, Google Glass

The new Apple Watch was unveiled Tuesday. Police see it as a potential new source of driver distraction.
Brian Bonney resigned as communications director for B.C.'s then-multiculturalism minister John Yap just before a leaked memo revealed a plan to misuse government resources.

Charges laid against former B.C. Liberal staffers

Brian Bonney and Mark Robertson accused of arranging undeclared election expense on Port Moody byelection in 2012

Brian Bonney resigned as communications director for B.C.'s then-multiculturalism minister John Yap just before a leaked memo revealed a plan to misuse government resources.

Thieves escape with electronics in Future Shop robbery

Less than a week after thieves stole $15,000 in electronics from Target, Future Shop has been victimized.

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC) is B.C.'s anti-gang police force. The agency released its second annual community report this week.

‘Significant decline’ in gang killings: CFSEU annual report

Community report from anti-gang police unit notes more big cases go to trial in 2015

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC) is B.C.'s anti-gang police force. The agency released its second annual community report this week.
Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender address reporters at a press conference in Vancouver

B.C. says teachers’ ruling was wrong

B.C. says court ruling at heart of teachers' dispute wrong, denies bad faith

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Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender address reporters at a press conference in Vancouver
BCTF President Jim Iker (right) speaks with teacher Troy Hardwick

B.C. rejects arbitration with teachers

B.C. government will not enter binding arbitration to end teachers' strike.

BCTF President Jim Iker (right) speaks with teacher Troy Hardwick
Chilliwack Hospice Society and Chilliwack Community Services

Film shown for Chilliwack in loving memory of Robin Williams

Chilliwack Hospice and Community Services, with Prospera Credit Union, are inviting the community to a screening of Patch Adams on Sept. 10

Chilliwack Hospice Society and Chilliwack Community Services
BCTF president Jim Iker responds to the government and Premier Christy Clark

Updated: Fassbender rejects BCTF arbitration call

Education Minister calls union proposal 'empty effort' giving false hope for end to B.C. teachers strike

BCTF president Jim Iker responds to the government and Premier Christy Clark
Former museum head Ron Denman is stepping back into the position temporarily as they seek a new director.

Museum looks for new director

Former director Ron Denman has stepped into his old role at the museum temporarily, while they proceed with hiring a new administrator.

Former museum head Ron Denman is stepping back into the position temporarily as they seek a new director.
Kevin Paul did not return from an ATV trip near Grace Lake

Aldergrove man killed in ATV accident

Search and rescue located Kevin Paul's body and his ATV in a creek at the north end of Chehalis Lake on Sept. 3.

Kevin Paul did not return from an ATV trip near Grace Lake
B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender.

Province eyes longer school year to offset strike

Education Minister could make Grade 12 students 'whole' by adding days to calendar or carving into holidays

B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender.
A series of rallies in support of striking teachers

Teachers must move into the ‘zone of affordability’ says education minister

"It's going to take the union coming forward with a realistic wage and benefits package," the minister told The Progress.

A series of rallies in support of striking teachers
Crey's sister

Roundtable idea on missing women gains momentum

Since the federal government has dug in its heels against a public inquiry, a roundtable approach might be just the ticket

Crey's sister

Name of Langley motorcyclist released by coroner’s service

27-year-old man was killed on Monday in Agassiz, when his motorcycle struck a car and another motorcycle.

Tim  Rutherford of Abbotsford was last seen on Aug. 24 in Hope.

Abbotsford man reported missing from Hope

Tim Rutherford was last seen on Aug. 24 and has not been seen or heard from since

Tim  Rutherford of Abbotsford was last seen on Aug. 24 in Hope.