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Chilliwack’s input sought for Tory budget

Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl is encouraging Chilliwack residents to take part in pre-budget consultations online.

Chilliwack parents want early French immersion

A group of Chilliwack parents are lobbying School District 33 to offer early French immersion to students.

B.C. Auditor General John Doyle

Big profit on B.C. driver’s licences

ICBC charges $75 for a new or renewed driver's licence, but it only costs the corporation $10 to issue a licence.

B.C. Auditor General John Doyle

Candlight vigil moves to Chilliwack courthouse

At the Chilliwack vigil on Dec. 6, the names of the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre will be read out.

'Our government is proud to invest in Chilliwack's next-generation gas extraction system

Landfill upgrade for Chilliwack gets $3.5 million

Better air quality is coming with $3.5 million from the federal gas taxes to build a methane extraction system at the Chilliwack landfill.

'Our government is proud to invest in Chilliwack's next-generation gas extraction system

Campaign to fill food bank shelves starts Monday

Chilliwack firefighters will be knocking on doors Monday to collect grocery donations for the local food bank.

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

Cut in optional rates to offset much of the pain for most B.C. motorists

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

B.C.’s forest watchdog barks warning over reporting

Forest Practices Board has concerns about the timing and accuracy of harvesting and reforestation reports.

No treaty needed to pluck ‘low-hanging fruit’

The Chehalis First Nation finds ways to benefit without going through the lengthy treaty process.

Fraser Health spends $2.5 billion a year but its 2011 service plan detailing its priorities is now eight months overdue.

Province sitting on Fraser Health service plan

2011 spending document under wraps eight months into fiscal year

Fraser Health spends $2.5 billion a year but its 2011 service plan detailing its priorities is now eight months overdue.

Operation Red Nose underway in Chilliwack

Operation Red Nose kicked off in Chilliwack this past weekend.

Cars were smashed and later torched during the June 15 Stanley Cup riot.

Charges approved against 25 alleged rioters

Most suspects face charges of participating in a riot and either mischief or break and enter.

Cars were smashed and later torched during the June 15 Stanley Cup riot.

United Sto:lo call for war council

A message of solidarity went out from the Sto:lo people this week to say that the Yale Treaty will not work for them.

Police in B.C. have broad powers to impound vehicles for 30 days and impose steep penalties on drivers who fail a roadside breath test for alcohol.

UPDATE: B.C. suspends its strictest roadside penalties

The toughest of B.C.'s new impaired driving penalties infringe people's constitutional rights, a judge has ruled.

Police in B.C. have broad powers to impound vehicles for 30 days and impose steep penalties on drivers who fail a roadside breath test for alcohol.
The RCMP musical ride performing in Surrey in February 2010.

B.C. reaches deal for RCMP contract

B.C. has reached a new 20-year deal for RCMP services on the day a deadline was set by Ottawa.

The RCMP musical ride performing in Surrey in February 2010.

New email supports Chilliwack gay community

beheardinchilliwack@gmail.com is a newly developed email support system for Chilliwack's gay community.

Pot question is federal says Chilliwack’s mayor

Chilliwack's mayor won't join a call by former Vancouver mayors for the decriminalization of marijuana.

Pay parking parkade at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Hospital parking fees ‘stress’ patients

Officials reject call to scrap pay lots in Fraser Health, Vancouver Coastal.

Pay parking parkade at Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Paramedics at a crash scene near Penticton Nov. 18. Bodily injury claims have been increasing in recent years.

ICBC to seek 2012 rate increase

ICBC is applying for a basic insurance rate increase, as bodily injury claims increase.

Paramedics at a crash scene near Penticton Nov. 18. Bodily injury claims have been increasing in recent years.

New CAO at FVRD

A new chief administrative officer has been named at the Fraser Valley Regional District.