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LETTER: Such a kind anniversary gesture

Couple out for 35th anniversary dinner has meal paid for by couple on 30th

  • Aug 5, 2022
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LETTER: HandyDART drivers not being treated fairly

‘Reliable transit service isn’t possible without offering good working conditions, wages, and benefits’

  • Aug 5, 2022
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EDITORIAL: Where have all the workers gone?

It’s an interesting question with so many job vacancies

  • Aug 5, 2022
The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
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OPINION: B.C. courts handing out bail like Oprah Winfrey hands out free cars

If a gangster who once acquired a fraudulent passport while out on bail can get bail, can anyone?

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A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: ‘No tanks for the memories’ some residents say to the Chilliwack Fair

Display of military tank crushing civilian vehicles not in good taste considering the war in Ukraine

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)
A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CAMERON: Can a new captain at BC Ferries set the ship straight?

Joy McPhail moves on to herculean challenge of fixing problem-plagued BC Ferries

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Mimi Kates (left) and Amber Culley (right) were killed by Eric Shestalo in Chilliwack on July 21, 2022. Shestalo was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was due in court facing a domestic abuse assault charge the day he murdered his two ex-partners. (Facebook photos)

OPINION: Double homicide in Chilliwack an example of the epidemic of domestic abuse

Abusive men will tell partners ‘You see? That’s what happens to you if you go to the police’: advocate

Mimi Kates (left) and Amber Culley (right) were killed by Eric Shestalo in Chilliwack on July 21, 2022. Shestalo was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was due in court facing a domestic abuse assault charge the day he murdered his two ex-partners. (Facebook photos)
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EDITORIAL: Employers face challenges with low unemployment

Baby Boomers leaving the labour sector are leaving a huge gap

  • Jul 29, 2022
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LETTER: Regular vehicle inspections and speeding enforcement is needed

There are too many loud vehicles on the road

  • Jul 29, 2022
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Pope Francis is greeted by George Arcand, Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, as he arrives in Edmonton on Sunday, July 24, 2022. His visit to Canada is aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

LETTER: Pope’s hand kiss may not suffice for many

Indigenous people suffered immense inhumanity

  • Jul 29, 2022
Pope Francis is greeted by George Arcand, Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, as he arrives in Edmonton on Sunday, July 24, 2022. His visit to Canada is aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon takes questions from the media after speaking at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

EDITORIAL: New leadership heralds new ideas in B.C. politics

Both NDP and Liberals will go into the next election with change at the top

  • Jul 16, 2022
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon takes questions from the media after speaking at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
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LETTER: New COVID subvariant resists immunity

Recent scare raises concerns over what’s ahead

  • Jul 15, 2022
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LETTER: A kind gesture between generations

Couple celebrating 62nd wedding anniversary receive a nice surprise

  • Jul 15, 2022
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LETTER: Poor traffic line painting causing safety concerns

‘What will it take to increase the safety of our roadways with the upkeep of visible paint lines?’

  • Jul 15, 2022
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A sign marking where the Trans Mountain Pipeline crosses Unsworth Road in Chilliwack and underneath a hay field, taken in June 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: 10 years later and TMX pipe is finally going in the ground in Chilliwack

‘The only Kinder Surprise now will be if it doesn’t happen’

A sign marking where the Trans Mountain Pipeline crosses Unsworth Road in Chilliwack and underneath a hay field, taken in June 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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LETTER: Kids are going to explore their sexuality whether Chilliwack school trustees like it or not

If it causes discomfort, they need to step down to make room for those looking after kids’ future

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Drug dealers are selling poison

They should be charged with attempted murder

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Chilliwack gas prices should not include Metro Vancouver transit tax

Maybe service stations overcharging should be held to account for their actions

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Millions of people are slaves, but not you

Those holding ‘Freedom not slavery’ signs don’t see their own hypocrisy and don’t understand slavery

  • Jul 8, 2022
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