Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Community Event

Finding Bateman

Learn to paint local wildlife at the Heron Reserve August 18

Submitted by Caroline Davies, GBHR

 

he Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve will be having an all-ages Outdoor Painting Workshop on Saturday August 18.

        Participants will be taught the basics of painting landscapes and animals that...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 9, 2012

UFV News

Everything Ecuador

UFV students to study bio-diversity in S. America

Released by Ashley Wray, UFV

 

oucans, monkeys, and macaws will be the typical wildlife for a group of biology students heading to South America this week.

Read more here

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

BC Politics

Dix Pipeline Tricks

Liberals accuse NDP leader of waffling on heavy oil

Released by the BC Gov''t Caucus

 

n the dawn of Adrian Dix's 'Political Pipeline Tour' of the Northern Gateway project, Chilliwack MLA John Les is highlighting the top three inconsistencies in Dix's position.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

HEU News

Town Hall Talk

MLA O'Mahony receives lots of feedback regarding CGH acute care closure

Released by the HEU/Photo submitted

 

ore than 80 people turned out to oppose the closure of Chilliwack General Hospital’s sub-acute rehabilitation unit at a town...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Community Event

River Celebration

Water safety and Fraser culture focus of family event 

Submitted by Rachel Drennan for FVRD

 

ou’re invited to the First Annual “Celebration of Safety and Culture on the Fraser River” on Saturday August 11, 2012 from 10 AM – 3 PM at Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack.

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 3, 2012

Literature

The Original Love Story

Local author re-tells Samson and Delilah

Submitted by Maude Stephany, Chwk

 

aude Stephany loves a good story. About the only thing she likes even more is that same good story, retold in a novel way. "Re-tellings," she said, "are...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Art Scene

Earth & Fire

Treasures of Nature show opens at Museum

Submitted by Mary Chalmers Main, CVAA

 

he reception for the exhibition on Saturday 28th was well attended despite having the misfortune to contend with the London Olympics.

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Movies

Get Your Name In Lights Contest

Plus, the difference between men and women at the movies

Released by Pat Marshall, Cineplex

 

anadian men and women may agree that July's scorching temperatures have been too hot to handle, but a survey of moviegoers tell us...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Music News

Hear, Sing, Read, Play and Create

Chilliwack Academy of Music offers the Yamaha method to ages 3-7

Released by Graham Yates, CAM

 

n agreement signed with Yamaha Canada means that the Chilliwack Academy of Music is the home of the Yamaha Music...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Community

Horsing Around

Empowered by Horses summer camp for girls

Submitted by Carla Webb & Sharolyn Wandzura, Empowered by Horses

 

he summer has been busy and we are enjoying every moment of the sun to encourage kids to get into Nature's Classroom! We trust that your summer of sunshine is busy too so here...

 

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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Community Sport

Garb, Golf & Games

Voodoo present trio of events starting August 9

Submitted by Tara Cummings aka Glam R Shotz, Voodoo Derby Dollz

 

he Women's Clothing Exchange: Thursday, August 9th from 7-9 P.M. at the Pantry 45466 Yale Road, Chilliwack. The details: pay $20 to get in, bring a bag of...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Entertainment

Mack in the Wack

World Class singer-songwriter plays Bozzini's August 17

Released by Mano, Bozzini's Restaurant

 

ailing from Saskatoon, Canada, Nigel Mack spent 15 years in Vancouver, British Columbia, before moving to the Chicago “center of the blues world” in 2003.

 

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Seniors Scene

Huge Salaries Burden Entire System

5 reasons why closure of  Sub-Acute Care Unit at CGH is just plain wrong

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, Chwk

 

applaud articles in the media and efforts by our Mayor to resist the closure of the Sub-Acute unit on fifth floor Chilliwack General...

 

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Community News

Cultivating Culture

Stó:lō host fun day to create and learn August 11 at SRC

Submitted by Francine Douglas,

 

nce again, Stó:lō Nation is hosting a Cultural Experience Series event on Saturday August...

 

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Health News

How Cool Is That?

Coastal health issues hot weather alert and offers tips to avoid heat sickness

Released by Coastal Health

 

nvironment Canada has issued a special weather statement today for hot weather for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, and Sea to Sky corridor. As a result, the Lower Mainland...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Voice Exclusive

And The Survey Says...

MLA O'Mahony holds Town Hall meeting and shares results of a survey

Staff/Voice/Submitted photo

 

n Tuesday July 31, Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O'Mahony held a Town Hall meeting looking for feedback regarding the contentious decision by...

Read more here

 

  Feature Story     Sun., Aug 5, 2012

 

A Fistful of Music

Party in the Park lovers saddle up for some rootin' tootin' fun

Staff/Voice photos

f it's Friday, this must be Chilliwack. Once again residents were treated to an entertaining evening at the...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 6, 2012

Foodie News

The Perfect Patio

Garrison Bistro's Chef Dan's tips and recipes to be featured on 98.3 Star

Released by Richard Delamar

 

hings are certainly going well at Chilliwack's Garrison Bistro, and the "best patio in town" is definitely the place to be...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Real Estate News

Home Sales Jump in July

Average price $314k

Released by Steve Lerigny, CADREB

 

he number of homes sold via the MLSR System of the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board rose sharply in July 2012.

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

BC Politics

Dix Rails Against Enbridge

Asks for petition signatures after northern BC tour

Voice Staff/Handout photo

 

n an internal memo leaked to the Voice, BC NDP Leader Adrian Dix talks about his recent trip to communities that will be affected by the proposed Enbridge pipeline and...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Community News

Pipeline Powwow

Abby residents grapple with Kinder Morgan plans at Aug 15 Town Hall

Ben West, WWC

 

he Wilderness Committee is teaming up with Tanker Free BC and the PIPE UP Network to host a town hall meeting in Abbotsford on Wednesday, August 15...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Community News

The Great Glean of '12

Food Matters' group garners more edible donations than ever

Submitted by Peter Whitlock, FM

 

ere is an update from Food Matters on how great the 2012 glean is going.

Well, 2 weeks (July 24th - August 7th) since our...

Read more here

 

 

 

Friday, August 10, 2012

Environment News

Pipeline Safety Boosted

Prevention, response, reclamation cited in new guidelines

Released by CEPA/Web image

 

he Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today announced CEPA Integrity First™, an industry-wide initiative that will improve pipeline safety and environmental and...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 10, 2012

Local News

Dr. Music

Caroline Harder brings UBC doctorate back to the Academy

Released by Graham Yates, CAM

 

leven years ago, local mezzo-soprano Caroline Harder left her post at the Chilliwack Academy of Music in order to pursue a doctorate in vocal performance at UBC.

 

Read more here

 

 Feature Story   Tues August 14, 2012

 

Up, Up and Away!

Party in the Park super hero night draws super entertainers

Staff/Voice photos

 

 

t's a quiet Saturday morning following Party in the Park.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Salmon News

The $64,000 Question

Morton's group gets cash boost  to continue salmon monitoring

Staff/Voice file photo

 

o you like using plastic? If so, you'll be helping our salmon.

        Visa and VanCity have joined forces to create a special fund which gives back to BC communities...

Read more here

 

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Employment

Coming Clean

Cultural Centre looking for a janitor

Submitted by Haley Smith, CCAC

 

he Chilliwack Cultural Centre is seeking a part time Janitor. This is an
exciting, fast-paced...

Read more here

 

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Community News

The Magic of the Market

The Great Mardini returns along with fresh fruit and veggies

Released by Geoffrey Dalman/Voice file

 

agic, Okanagan fruit and farm fresh vegetables await you this weekend at the Chilliwack Farmers Market.

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 16, 2012

UFV News

Tripping the Light Fantastic

Mystery particle leads UFV student to London

Released by Dessa Bayrock, UFV

 

t may be that Quantum physics is the last thing on your mind this summer, but it's been a full-time job for three students and a professor at UFV.

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Family Fun

Families, Friends & Frogs

Free 'Pond Prowl' Aug 20

Submitted by Janet Hutchinson, GBHR/Voice file photo

 

he Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve invites you to our Family Pond...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Fire Dept News
Manufactured Home Blaze

Firefighters contain blaze but too late for family pet

Released by Jeff Ullyot, City of Chilliwack Fire Dept

 

t 3:25 P.M. Wednesday afternoon, Chilliwack firefighters from fire halls 1 and 4 responded to a...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Federal Gov't News

Doctors Offered Break on Loans

Plus: Parents of sick kids  eligible for 35 weeks of EI benefits

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

hilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl announced individuals receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits will...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

City Hall News
Boil Water Advisory

Little Mountain area residents on alert after ecoli found in reservoir

Released by Janice McMurray, City of Chilliwack

 

he City of Chilliwack has notified residents of the Mount Shannon area on Little Mountain of the requirement to boil their tap water prior to using it for...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Health Alert
Air Quality Advisory

Caution urged for FV residents with lung and heart disease

Released by Julie Saxton, Metro Vancouver

 

Update: Alert cancelled due to weather change Saturday

 

etro Vancouver has issued an Air Quality Advisory for eastern parts...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Community News
Paramount Persuasion

City staff recommend group's plan be rejected, herald own plan

Staff/Voice file photo

 

hilliwack City Hall will have some news on Tuesday that Friends of the Paramount might not want to hear — their...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Local News
Mamma Mia Is Right!

Glitches leave some ticket holders fuming

Staff/Voice file photo

 

ama Mia came and went Friday at Prospera Centre, and although the show was sensational, the facility was not, leaving some people steaming mad at...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Yarrow News

Stream Dream

FVWC helps restore Stewart Creek

Released by Tamara Bonnamaison, FVWC Director

 

ince 2010, The Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition has been helping...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Harrison News

Bands on the Beach

Kenny Hess, Todd Richard and more at Harrison Craft Market September 1-2

Released by Ed Stenson, Harrison Festival Society/Voice file photo

 

oin us in Harrison Hot Springs this Labour Day weekend for music and art.  Last year’s highly successful Bands on the Beach event...

Read more here

  Exclusive    Sun., August 19, 2012

 

In The Heat of the Night

Ringdal explains what went wrong at Prospera Centre during the Mamma Mia! show

Staff/Voice file photo

 

hot August night was even warmer for people watching the Broadway musical Mamma Mia! when they were forced to endure sweltering heat...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Community News

Bike Skills Park Delayed

High water level on Fraser River creates construction problems

Released by the FVRD/Voice photos

 

he Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) has had to postpone the construction of the Island 22 Bike Park project due to elevated water levels on the...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Community Meeting

FV Opposition Builds

Chilliwack pipeline Town Hall meeting August 22

Released by Ben West, Wilderness Committee

 

ollowing an Abbotsford town hall meeting at
the University of the Fraser Valley that brought out more than 50 people, the Wilderness Committee is...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Community Event

A Taste of the Country

Greendale Sampler has 14 stops within a 5 minute drive August 25

Released by Holly McKeen, Greendale

 

his quaint farming community of “Greendale” (just west of Chilliwack) invites Fraser Valley neighbours to come visit and see exactly where...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Fire Dept News
Barn Burns

Livestock saved, farm equipment lost

Released by James MacDonald, CFD

 

hortly after 1230 this morning the fire department was called out to a barn fire in the area of the 49000 block of Chilliwack Central Road. On arrival fire fighters noted that the commodity barn was fully...

Read more here

 

Monday, August 20, 2012

BC Gov't News
Powering Up The Big Three

Harrison run-of-river projects given "green" light

Released by the BC Government

 

nnergex Renewable Energy Inc. has received environmental assessment (EA) Certificates for the proposed Tretheway Creek, Shovel Creek and Big Silver Creek Waterpower Projects.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Federal Gov't News

A Chilliwack Divided

Proposed electoral boundaries raising concern

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

proposal by the 2012 Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia, which would, among other things, see the City of Chilliwack...

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Community Fundraiser

'Giving Walkers Hope'

Parkinson's SuperWalk looks to break records

Released by Amanda Bates, Curve Communications

 

his September, thousands of people across British Columbia will be lacing up their shoes to participate in the national annual fundraiser for... 

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

BC Politics

By-election Spending Spree

Elections BC administers $3M fine to the BCGEU for skirting rules

Released by the BC Liberal Communications

 

oday, BC Liberal MLA John Les called on the BCGEU to admit they broke third party election advertising limits in the by-elections this... 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Smart Meter News

Fire Safety Concerns

Chief's report raises questions

Released by the Coalition to Stop Smart Meters

 

ast week Surrey Fire Chief Len Garis and Dr. Joseph Clare, strategic
planning analyst for the Surrey Fire Service, released a 7 page report substantiating BC Hydro’s claim that smart...

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Run-of-River News

Approvals A 'Threat' To Rivers

The WC responds to IPP's green-lighted in Harrison

Released by Gwen Barlee, Wilderness Committee

 

he Wilderness Committee is expressing deep disappointment this week, after the BC Environmental Assessment
Office yesterday approved three new hydropower...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

UFV News

Earth Planet

NASA and UFV collaborate to bring students to Alberta

Released by Ashley Wray, UFV

 

orking with NASA is a dream for most scientists. And it's something a group of University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) students were able to experience during a recent research trip to south central B.C.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Art News

Light & Shape

CVAA photo exhibition show at the Chilliwack Cultch features local talent Aug 30-Oct 13

Released by Mary Chalmers Main, CVAA

 

he Chilliwack Visual Artists Association is gearing up for their upcoming photographic exhibition from August 30th to October...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Local News

Too Close For Comfort

No injuries as vehicle careens over Young Rd.

Staff/Voice photo

 

t was a close call for the driver and passengers in this vehicle which somehow...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Upcoming Event

Creative Community

Cultural Experience series kicks off with ceremony Sept 22

Released by Francine Douglas, Stó:lō Resource Centre

 

he Cultural Experience Series is officially inviting Stó:lō neighbors, Stó:lō families, Chief and Council, Elders, youth...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Community News

Hero Dogs

St John Ambulance need people and their pooches to visit the elderly

Submitted by Ursula Reeve, St John Ambulance, Chilliwack

 

y volunteering for the Therapy Dog program and sharing your dog’s loving and accepting nature with someone who's day will be...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Community News

Smile of the Week

Smokey's looking for a nice home

Staff/Voice

 

eet Smokey! He was born in 2010 and is a beautiful grey 2-year-old neutered male. They don't have a lot of history on Smokey as he was left at the Safe Haven's doorstep a...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

BC Politics

Dix Would Nix Pipeline Pact

NDP leader Dix says  "made in BC"  best for province

Released by Mike Lowe, BC NDP Caucus/Voice file photo

 

New Democrat government will withdraw from the federal government's Enbridge Northern Gateway Project...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

City Seen

In the Clover

Weather begins to change as summer unwinds

Staff/Voice photo

 

hilliwack Clover shows signs now that summer is on the wane. Rudyard Kipling once wrote...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

City Hall News
Boil Water Advisory Over

City clears water contamination issue sooner than expected

Released by Rob Carnegie, City of Chilliwack

 

he City of Chilliwack has advised residents of the Little Mountain/Mount Shannon area that the Boil Water Advisory issued on August 16, 2012 has been...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

City Hall News

Then Along Came Jackson

City recognizes Chilliwack man for heroic rescue

Staff/Voice photos

 

ole Jackson was at the regular council meeting on Tuesday afternoon to pick up some well deserved recognition from the mayor and councillors for saving...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Local News

SAR Plucks One From Vedder

Rescuers find woman clinging to log in canal

Staff/Voice file photo

 

ust after 6 P.M. Wednesday the Chilliwack Fire Department received reports of a woman drifting down the Vedder River hanging onto a log.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Community News

Playing it Safe

FVBIA mural at Prospera Centre ready for kids

Staff/Voice photos

 

he mural is completed. The artists have signed it. All that's needed now...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Seniors Scene

We're Not Robots

Open letter to MP Mark Strahl regarding electoral boundary adjustments

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, Chilliwack

 

he criterion of "Federal electoral districts are redrawn to ensure that each riding has approximately the same population" I feel strongly, is wrong.

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Community Sports

What Floats the Boat

FVDBC picks up regatta medals

Submitted by Glenda Thoma, FVDBC/Handout photo

 

he Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club was very busy this past... 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Pipeline Politics

'In Bad Faith'

Liberals' plan to withhold permits to delay Enbridge pipeline won't hold water

Released by the BC Green Party

 

he B.C. Liberals' claim that they could withhold permits to stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline after signing away jurisdiction...

Read more here

 

  Feature Story                                                                        Friday August 24, 2012

 

Power To The Park People

Party in the Park a throwback to the 60s with Flower Power Night theme

Staff/Voice file photos

 

The view from inside Steve "Elvis" Elliot's pink Cadillac looking out at Party in the Park fans last Friday.

into, groovy, daddio. Remember tie-dye tees, bell bottoms and afros in the 1960s? The Coast Capital Party in the Park Friday was a throwback to that colourful era with the theme of Flower Power.

The entertainment featured awesome performances from Steve 'Elvis' Elliott, and ZZ Top tribute band Rio Grande Mud as well as Blue Jay and more.

The Voice had a chance to speak with Darcy D, Party in the Park promoter and emcee, backstage last Friday about the final event next week, and also to get a general overview of how things have gone for him over the summer.

 

 

Read more and see the photos here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Pipeline Politics

NDP Waffles on Enbridge

Dix's environmental assessment position opens door for project support

Released by the BC Green Party

 

drian Dix announced that as Premier, he would serve 30 days notice within his first week in office that an NDP government would pull...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

BC Politics

BC the New Cuba?

MLA Brar under attack over communism comments

Released by the BC Liberal Caucus

 

uring a radio interview last week, NDP MLA Jagrup Brar expressed over the top admiration for nanny state communist Cuba. 

  

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

RCMP News

Cops Snuff Weaver Creek Blaze

Agassiz officers save forest

Released by Cst. Tracy Wolbeck, Chwk RCMP UFVRD

 

n August 25, 2012 at approximately 11:00 PM, Agassiz RCMP responded to a complaint of a growing forest fire at...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Community News

Second to None

Chilliwack Cadet receives engineer ticket

Released by Royal Canadian Sea Cadets

 

hile some youth spent the summer at the beach, Cadet Katherine Mcwilliams of Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps CHILLIWACK was working on heavy...  

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Federal Gov't News

Improving Access

Funding available to municipalities and local not-for-profits

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

hrough the Government of Canada's Enabling Accessibility Fund, local organizations can now...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

On the Road

Texting Carnage

RCMP set to begin distracted driving campaign in September

Released by ICBC

 

CBC and police launching campaign as distracted driving becomes third leading cause of car crash fatalities in B.C.

 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

On the Road

Back to School

Time

Sobering stats behind BCAA sign campaign

Released by BCAA TSF

 

his back-to-school season, the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) reminds drivers to pay close attention to their surroundings when driving...

 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Local Politics

Bales Wants NDP Nod for Abby-

Mission Riding

FVRD Director to throw her hat into the ring

Sourced by Voice staff/File photo

 

ear area friends and residents,  I have been asked by some area constituents to run for...

 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Native News

Getting Grade 12 Easier Now

What's new for Aboriginal Education in SD33

Submitted by Brian Stephanson, Chilliwack Métis Association

 

ryan Stephenson’s hugely successful Aboriginal Adult High School Graduation...

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Upcoming Event

Casino Day

Kids the real winners September 16

Submitted by Jim Cumyn, Mt Cheam Lions

 

n Sunday, September 16th, 2012, the Mount Cheam Lions Club, in conjunction with the Branch 280 Vedder Golden...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Artist Call

The Art of Christmas

Card contest kicks off, submit to win $250

Released by the City of Chilliwack

 

t's not even the end of summer and City Hall staff are already thinking about Christmas. Each year the City holds a greeting card contest asking for artists to submit their vision of Christmas in Chilliwack.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Local Politics

Tried, Tested and True

Dennis Adamson says he will seek the NDP nomination for Chilliwack

Staff/Voice file photo

 

t's beginning to look more like an election after an announcement today from Dennis Adamson, FVRD Area B Director, that he will be seeking the...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Community News

Clarity in Charity

SPCA Kennel Lock-In fundraiser a lead up to Paws for a Cause walk

Staff/Voice photos

 

or two hours last Wednesday, life went to the dogs for a handful of local business owners...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Smart Meter News

Open Letter to BC Hydro

Concerns over lack of freedom to choose

Released by Coalition to Stop Smart Meters

 

he technology market offers a choice between two kinds of smart meters.

        There is the relatively benign variety, which...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Entertainment

Byrnes at Bozzini's

Featuring songs from his Everywhere West album November 8

Released by Mano, Bozzini's Rest.

 

ome music simply can’t be played in the background. The first note catches you as the rest of the world melts away and you’ve got no choice but to stop what you were doing and...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Local Politics

By-Election Facts and Figures

Liberals doubled NDP contributions

Released by Elections BC

 

he Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the Port Moody-Coquitlam and Chilliwack-Hope By-elections, April 19, 2012 is now available.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Upcoming Event

Open House

Learn about the Bahá'í faith at the Chilliwack Library September 9

Submitted by April Neave, Chilliwack

 

he Bahá'í Community of Chilliwack is hosting an open house celebrating the 100th anniversary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's 1912 visit to Canada 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday...

 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

BC Politics

Perks Too Much

Former Elections BC head took junkets on taxpayers dime

Released by Dermod Travis, Integrity BC

 

ritish Columbians paid thousands of dollars
for the former head of Elections BC, to take his wife on a business trip to Africa and for him to later stay at...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Crime News

Stolen Car Crashes

Two injured after vehicle rollover Wednesday

Staff/Submitted photo

 

t about 2 P.M. Wednesday, a stolen, late model Nissan convertible left No. 3 Road near the Yellow Barn where it rolled over with two occupants inside.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Arts Scene

The Takedown

After the show is over, after the artwork is gone

Submitted by Mary Chalmers Main, CVAA

 

he end of another show for the CVAA members. Some of the artists are happy, they have sold something! It's a good feeling, some other person...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Local News

Review-Ready

Area E OCP set for public scrutiny

Released by the FVRD

 

fter two years in development, a draft Official Community Plan for Electoral Area "E" of the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is ready for broad public review.

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2012

UFV News

Teaching Tanzania

UFV students work with UN affiliates in Africa

Released by the Ashley Wray, UFV

 

tudents from UFV spent the summer in Africa working with UN-affiliated programs on initiatives aimed at educating women, and engaging in community planning with a primary school in rural...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Local News

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Stream looking to hire 300 locally Sept 5-6

Released by Joe Thornton, Stream Global Services

 

tream Global Services, a global business process outsource (BPO) service provider specializing in customer relationship management for many Fortune 1000 companies...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2012

City Hall News

A Safer City

Driver caution urged as schools set to begin

Released by Starlee Renton, Chilliwack City Hall

 

s students head back to school on Tuesday, Chilliwack's 'Safer City' program partners are reminding motorists that school zones are back in effect. The speed limit in school zones is 30 km/h...

Read more here

 

 Feature Story  Fri August 31, 2012

 

Fairy Tales Have Happy Endings

Party in the Park finale no less than amazing

Staff/Voice file photos

 

nce upon a time in a land not too faraway is a town called Chilliwack — and it's humble residents sure can party.

Read more here

 

 

 

 

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