Mike Weightman, ICBC, Sadie Hesketh, 89.5 The Drive, and UFVRD RCMP Cpl. Mike Rail

Chilliwack News - September 2016

 

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Real Estate

The Last Boom

Chilliwack land prices jump 23 per cent over 2015

Steve Lerigny, CADREB

 

trong demand from Millennials (people reaching adulthood around the year 2000), a strong provincial economy and population growth helped maintain strong momentum in the Chilliwack ...

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Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Community

Cool Runnings

Annual Terry Fox Run Sept 18 dedicated to Rolly

Desmond Devnich, TFF

 

his year marks the 36th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run. This event wouldn't succeed...

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 FeatureStory    Sept 8, 2016

 

Things That Go Dump in the Night 

When recyclers won't take gyproc

Staff/Voice photos

ach spring, Chilliwack environment groups fill up two or three...

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  Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Film

The Best Out West

Chilliwack International Film Fest Sept 28-Nov 9

Jennifer Hickey, CCAC

 

hand-picked selection of films returns this fall with the Chilliwack International...

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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Concert

"I Ain't No Saint"

Connor and Paquette bring their Elvis tribute acts to the Chilliwack Cultch Oct 19

Connie Tsrikis

 

hilliwack, mark your calendars! This fall, Paquette Productions is proud to present the most anticipated Elvis event of the year...

 

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Fundraiser

Thieves Burn Firefighters

Residents form gofundme page to replace stolen items

Megan McCallum, Resident

 

few weeks ago the volunteers answered a 2 a.m. page for a crash on the highway involving two trucks. 

 

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Music Seen

True to Their Roots

Juno award-winner Tri Continental at Tractorgrease Café Sept 18-19  Ted Crouch

 

anadian Juno Award recipients and blues and world musicians...

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Community

Setting the Record Straight

SOBC notes they don't do door-to-door soliciting

Megan Pollock, SOBC

 

hilliwack and the Special Olympics BC provincial organization...

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Politics

Only Temporary?

1000 students in Chilliwack portable classrooms

Marielle Tounsi, BC NDP Caucus

 

hristy Clark’s education minister used the number of portables in Chilliwack...

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Politics

Horgan's Heroes

NDP leader says his party would raise min wage to $15

Sheena McConnell, BC NDP

 

ew Democrat leader John Horgan released the following statement in celebration of Labour Day:

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Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Talent Call

 

Metal Mania

Bands wanted for 2017 Armstrong festival

Jon Asher, Asher Media

 

fter a successful  2016 line up that included headliners...

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Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

On the Road

The Driving Class

Police look to put a dent in bad driving

Staff/Voice photos

 

t could happen to any of us. A kid is hit. It's not that we're reckless...

 

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Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

Opinion

Back to the Future

Old -fashioned schooling is best for modern kids

Myrtle Macdonald, M. Sc., Chwk.

 

am 95-years-old and took my first 8 grades of education in a one room very multicultural rural school.

 

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Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

Opinion

The Misconstrued Number: Number One

Crashes drop yet ICBC squanders profit on themselves, asks for a 4.9% premium increase

Dermod Travis, Integrity BC

t's here somewhere. Licence, car registration fees to drop 35 per cent in 2016. No, that's Quebec.

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Monday, Sept. 5, 2016

Sports

Coach Cut

Huskers continue winless, Jason Quinter fired

Rod Hudson/Voice photos

 

he Board of Directors for the Valley Huskers Junior Football Club...

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Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

Community

Best Laid Plants

Groups sprout idea to transform unused land

Peter Whitlock, VPG

 

he Valley Permaculture Guild is excited to invite you to an amazing project in...

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Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

Music Seen

The Road Back

Guitarist Don Alder returns to Tractorgrease Sept 29

Susanne Schwager

 

n October 2015, Tractorgrease Café hosted the release...

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 Feature Story   Sept 3, 2016

 

Chilliwack Central Road Murder 

IHIT looks to the public after "targeted" shootings

Cpl. Meghan Foster, IHIT/Voice

 

 

n September 2, 2016, just before 8 P.M., the Chilliwack...

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Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Women

Like Red But Not Quite

Pink Stiletto party Sept 29

Kim Mallory, PSWN

 

he much anticipated Pink Stiletto Soiree is happening September 29, 2016 from  7-10 pm at the Phoenix Lounge in Abbotsford.

 

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Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Health

Protect Me You

Health Canada passes the buck on safer pesticide use

Dr. Meg Sears, PCN

 

report released today highlights a patchwork of ‘cosmetic’ pesticides laws across Canada. Roughly a third of Canadians are well protected, and a...

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Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Health

Protect Me You

Health Canada passes the buck on safer pesticide use

Dr. Meg Sears, PCN

 

report released today highlights a patchwork of ‘cosmetic’ pesticides laws across Canada. Roughly a third of Canadians are well protected, and a...

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Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Kid's Event

Creative Escapes

Children's Art Festival Sept 23-24

Jennifer Hickey, CCAC

 

reate art and memories this September 23 and 24 with the Chilliwack...

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Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Music Seen

Two for the Show

Double bill of roots, blues & gospel music for the soul Sept 3
Emanuel Asprakis, Bozzini's

 

ozzini's is presenting a double bill of epic proportions featuring...

 

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Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Health

Realizing Recovery

Fraser Health opens 50 drug treatment beds

David Lefebvre, FHA

 

oday Fraser Health is launching a poster ad campaign to raise awareness of the overdose crisis...

 

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Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Event

Fair Play!

112th Agassiz Fall Fair Sept 16-17

Christina Pocock, Prospera CU

 

ll hail the great pumpkin. It’s the Year of the Pumpkin at the Agassiz Fall Fair...

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