Skip to content

VIDEO: Mounties salute health-care workers at Chilliwack General Hospital

Short video shows RCMP cruisers with lights flashing on Hodgins Avenue
Still from a video being shared on Facebook of Chilliwack RCMP officers, lights flashing, saluting health-care workers at Chilliwack General Hospital on March 26, 2020. (Facebook)

A video that shows RCMP officers saluting Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH) workers is getting a lot of attention on social media.

The one-minute-28-second clip taken on Hodgins Avenue shows about a dozen cruisers with flashing lights in front of CGH as a sign of support for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s been shared hundreds of times and has more than 15,000 views.

The move by Mounties follows a request that residents of Chilliwack applaud health-care workers by applauding on front porches every night at 7 p.m.

• READ MORE: VIDEO: Chilliwack asked to make noise, applaud health care workers every night from front porches

• READ MORE: PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers

For several nights people have been out banging pots and pans, applauding, and cheering those helping to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email:

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Pop-up banner image