Monday January 3, 2011

The Joe Report

Crazy Cool!

Polar Bear plungers brr-ring in the New Year and put the "Freeze on Addiction"

Joe Reporter

 

magine you're taking a long sip from a slurpee and getting brain freeze. Next, imagine dog paddling in it.

 

Read more see the photos here  

 Sunday January 2, 2010

Editorial

What's Average About Greatness

Trevor Linden isn't getting the Order of Canada for his Iron Man streak

Craig Hill/Voice

 

ockey players who receive Canada's highest civilian medal, are far and few between.    

    The other day I made a Twitter poke at fans of Trevor Linden asking why should he get the Order of Canada and what's he done to merit that?

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Chilliwack News January 2011

 

 Saturday January 1, 2010

Editorial

Happy New Year

A special thank you

Craig Hill/Voice Publisher

Revised Jan 1 2011

 

s the clock winds down on 2010 and with the new year just a few hours away, I want to take a moment of your time if I could, to thank you for your patronage over the past year.

    You need to know that the Voice's biggest fan, and most ardent supporter, has been my fiancé Tania. Without her there...

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday January 4, 2011

BC Gov't News

More Tax Breaks For Rich

Homeowner grant threshold raised to include homes worth $1.5-million

Submitted by the BC Gov't Dept of Finance

 

ore than one million B.C. homeowners with homes valued up to $1.15 million may be eligible for the full homeowner grant amount as the Province raises the threshold by 10 per cent for the 2011 tax year.

 

Read more  here  

 Tuesday January 4, 2011

BC Politics

BC Greens Challenge Falcon Evaluations Teachers aren't the problem with lower marks — class sizes are 

Submitted by Rebecca Helps, Green Party

 

hat it would take to build a better education system.

"It's a relief that the leadership candidates are at least starting to talk about something of ...

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday January 4, 2011

Entertainment

Quirky Canadian Comedy At UFV

Girl In A Goldfish Bowl opens Jan 21

Submitted by Rick Mawson, UFV

 

s this engaging comedy opens, we hear Iris...

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday January 4, 2011

Entertainment

Get Ready To Rumble Chilliwack

WWE is live, in your face and in HD at Galaxy Jan. 30

Staff/Voice

 

he Royal Rumble is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event, produced every January by professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

 

Read more here  

Feature Story                January 6, 2011

Next Stop Oprah

Choosing To Smile book starts picking up steam fueled by community support

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow — Alice M. Swaim

 

hree Chilliwack women have the write stuff to become bestseller authors. Now, all they need is for you to take them there.

Read the story  here  

 Friday January 7, 2011

Voices

Unscrewing The Spin

Thompson sheds light on bulb rhetoric

Submitted by Glen Thompson, FCRV

 

onesty and politics mix like oil and water in the offices of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. We’re told BC is leading the country on Climate Change. Interesting since Ontario recently claimed to be leading the World on Climate Change.

Read more here  

 

 Friday January 7, 2011

Local News

Cottonwood Store Closure Creates Confusion

CD Plus VP Bially promises gift cards will be honoured

Staff/Voice

 

ast week, erroneous reports were circulating that the recently closed CD Plus at Cottonwood Mall wouldn't be honouring gift cards bought prior to the store going out of business last December.

    Yesterday, Dale Bially, VP of Retail Operations for the chain's...

Read more here  

 Saturday January 8, 2011

Views

First Flight

Testing a brand new sky

Staff/Voice

When the goose honk high, fair weather; then the goose honks low, foul weather. — proverb

 

eese ascend over Cultus Lake last Saturday on the first morning of the new year.

 

See larger photos here  

 

 Saturday January 8, 2011

Commentary

A Tragedy Waiting To Happen

Hope senior's death in fire easily preventable

Craig Hill/Voice

 

n Wednesday, an 80-year-old senior living in the Mt. Hope Hotel apparently fell asleep while smoking.        

    Eventually, the sofa caught fire and a passing police officer was first on the scene. She crawled in under the smoke and dragged the man out by his feet.

 

Read more here  

 Saturday January 8, 2011

City Hall

From Chilliwack To Cambodia

City planners hope to improve living conditions in Asia

Staff/Voice

 

here's an ancient Cambodian proverb that says "You don't have to cut a tree down to get at the fruit". Chilliwack City ...

Read more here  

 Saturday January 8, 2011

Environment

Who You Callin' A Sucka?

DFO to meet with stakeholders in bid to save Salish sucker and Nooksack dace

Staff/Voice

 

he Province of BC and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada are...

 

Read more here  

 Sunday January 9, 2011

Police Blotter

Who's On First? Streakers On Second

House party on 2nd Ave. gets a little wild

Staff/Voice

 

etter Safe Than Sorry

Police pulled over a white Cadillac in a traffic check approximately 4pm and it was found that the driver had a list of no contact orders, a no weapons order and a curfew...

 

Read more here  

 Monday January 10, 2011

Local News

LED Streetlights A Bright Idea

It's time the City of Chilliwack looked at more ways to go green

Staff/Voice

 

ith the demise of incandescent light bulbs, some cities are looking at ways to reduce energy costs through green initiatives like LED street lighting.

    In December, the City of Port Coquitlam partnered with BC Hydro to install 9 LED...

Read more here  

 Monday January 10, 2011

CADREB News

December Real Estate Sales Up

Strong year-end showing despite pending changes to mortgage rules

Submitted by Steve Lerigny, CADREB

 

ints of tougher new federal mortgage rules are a concern with Finance Minister Flaherty reported to be looking at stiffening amortization and down-payment regulations again.

 

Read more here  

Feature Story          Wed January 12, 2011

Chilliwack Gets La Nina'd

Record broken overnight Tuesday after almost a foot of snow slams city in 12 hours

Staff/Voice photos

 

A public transit bus sits stuck at the loop on Main St. Wednesday while the driver (rear) waits for tow.

 

chools were closed and traffic ground to a halt Wednesday as Chilliwack was whacked with 28cm. (11 in.) of snow in 12-hours.

 

Read more here  

 Friday January 14, 2011

Health

7 Tips To A Healthy Back

Shoveling wet snow can be a major pain

Dr. Jen Forbes, Chilliwack Chiropractor

 

ooHoo! It’s a snow day in Chilliwack and all the kiddos rejoiced! And the parents rejoiced until they had to find all the mittens, boots and snow pants. And then they realized the walk was 30cm under snow and had to be cleaned!

Read more here  

Feature Story    Friday January 14, 2011

Trans Canada Traffic Troubles

Inclement weather, accidents and Fraser Valley rockslide cause chaos on Hwy. 1 at weekend start

Staff/Voice photos

 

otorists travelling east on the Trans Canada early this morning faced several challenges beginning with an accident at the No. 3 Rd. exit where a red 2-door car slammed into the back of a black pickup...

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Seniors

No More Time Outs For Seniors

CDSRS ends program due to lack of funding

Submitted by Lynda Hayden, CDSRS

 

hilliwack & District Senior Resources Society with a membership of over 1,000 individuals is a nonprofit society based in Chilliwack BC, providing a wide variety of services and support to seniors.

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

City Hall

State of the City Address

Mayor says City's "house is in order"

Submitted by Starlee Renton, City Hall PR

 

’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on the successes of the City of Chilliwack in 2010 and look ahead to what we can expect for 2011.

    It’s a great honour and privilege to represent the City of Chilliwack and to work with these hardworking and dedicated...

 

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Views

Transit

Study Facts, Figures And Faults

Macdonald takes a long look at Strategic Report

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, RN

 

t has taken many hours to study Foundation Papers #1, #2, #3 and #4, each 50 to 75 pages long. I like some parts of the report, such as densification in the cities and preservation of ...

 

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Community Event

Thrifty Is One

Special day-long event planned for anniversary Saturday

Submitted by Colette Holmes, CHS

 

he Chilliwack Hospice Society's Thrifty Boutique is marking their 1st Anniversary Saturday, January 22, from 10am to 5pm. Mark it on the calendar because there will be prizes, refreshments and a great time celebrating their first year of serving the community at 45428 Luckakuck Way.

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Community

Wheely Great Donation

MEDIchair donates wheelchairs to Arts and Culture Centre

Submitted by Kelly Anne Tebrinke, CACCS

 

he Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society is very grateful for MEDIchair’s recent generosity towards Chilliwack’s new home for the Arts. When MEDIchair heard there was a need for two...

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Love Notes To Lie On

Venetian Décor Royalty Pillow line fit for a king or a queen

Submitted by Debbie Walker,

Translucent PR

 

ince it’s inception, VENETIAN DECOR® has seen their fabulous furry one-of-a-kind pieces in homes around the world from Colin & Justin’s palatial flat in Glasgow to private homes in Beverly Hills, CA.

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

BC Politics

Green Party Calls For Police Accountability

Bloomfield: Police have become some kind of para-military force

Submitted by Rebecca Helps, Green Party

 

fter reviewing video footage of the recent "arrest" by an RCMP officer in Kelowna, Green Party of BC deputy leader Julius Bloomfield...

Read more here  

 

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Community Event

Fundraiser To Help  Local Man With MS

New treatment is only in the US

Submitted by Margaret Kostrzewa

 

here will be a fundraiser February 26th for Blair Plumridge, a Chilliwack woman who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. There is treatment available in the US which could help him however, he needs to raise money to pay for it.

 

Read more here  

 Saturday January 15, 2011

Astrology News

What's My Sign?

Georgia Nicols: Western zodiac isn't based on constellations

Submitted by Georgia Nicols, MA

 

n the last 48 hours, the story about your astrology sign being "wrong" has gone viral. Yesterday, four different TV stations contacted me. One of them came to my apartment in Vancouver, I did two radio...

 

 

Read more here  

 Sunday January 16, 2011

Education

Is Chilliwack Literate?

You may be surprised, according to this report card the city gets a B grade

Submitted by Michael Berger, CLCS

 

apid changes in the global economy have changed what it takes for Canadian workers and firms to remain competitive in global markets. These changes have served to increase the importance of basic skills to economic success.

 

Read more here  

 

Sunday January 16, 2011

Business 

Coffee With Caruth

Have lunch with Colin Hansen

Staff  Report

 

isa Caruth, Executive Director of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, dropped by 98.3 Starfm Wednesday to talk with Scott and Lisa regarding what's happening with the Chamber lately and what's up in the future.

 

Read more here  

Monday January 17, 2011

City Hall 

Lucky 13

Chilliwack Foundation dishes out over $91,000

Staff  Report

 

odd Harvey, Vice Chair of the Chilliwack Foundation and Chair of the Distribution Committee, was at City Hall last Monday to dish out a total of $91,477.91.

    "We received quite a number of applications as you can imagine from all sorts of...

Read more here  

Feature Story   Wednesday Jan 19, 2011

Pagan and Proud

Out of the broom closet and into the community

Craig Hill/Voice photos

                                Wiccan High Priestess,

                                Sorcha Kincaid

 

y day, she's a pharmacy technician and fulltime mother of two. She also juggles teaching and a home-based business. By night, she dons the garb of a High Priestess and her Wiccan name is Sorcha Kincaid. She also has a black cat.

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

Community Event 

Family Matters

Aboriginal Family Conference

Staff  Report

 

his is a free two-day conference open to Aboriginal people, caregivers and service providers of Aboriginal children. The theme for this year's conference is Family Matters.    

    Looking for an opportunity to gain inspiration and support in...

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

Community  

Choosing To Smile Turns A New Page

Undines' fundraiser gives more cancer patients something to smile about

Submitted by Glenda Standeven

 

he Chilliwack Valley Women's Network group has partnered with the New Page Human Services Society and they have raised over $4750 so far and donations are continuing...

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

Commentary  

The Worth Of A Fish

An answer in a nutshell

Craig Hill/Voice Publisher

 

t was disheartening last week to hear Coun. Huttema at the regular council meeting ask what the value of the Salish Sucker was and if it was a big mosquito? My jaw sort of dropped as did a few others, or so it seems.

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

City Hall News  

Targeting Chilliwack

Store's appearance in the city still tentative

Courtesy of Starlee Renton, City Hall PR

 

he Mayor's office has received a few media inquiries regarding the future status of the Chilliwack Zellers. Below is the response from a Target government relations representative.

 

Thanks for checking in on this. Unfortunately, it's not...

 

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

Women's Health

Three Ways To Keep Women Safer

Housing, legal and child care support for aboriginal women

Submitted by Darcie Bennett PhD, Pivot campaigns director via Janine Bandcroft

 

had the chance to appear as a witness before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Status of Women yesterday evening.

 

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

Voices  

Rafe Mair Responds to Voice's "Worth" Editorial

Where does the Salish Sucker fit into the food chain?

Submitted by Rafe Mair

 

ell put and timely. It reminds me of a cabinet meeting years ago when a Robert Bonner, then head of BC Hydro, was talking derogatorily of environmentalists and...

 

Read more here  

Thursday January 20, 2011

Traffic Notice  

Promontory Road Closure In Effect

Expect schedule to be in effect until Jan 28

Submitted by Starlee Renton, City Hall PR

 

ffective today, Promontory Road from Sylvan Dr. to Extrom Rd. will be closed from 8am to 4:30pm daily until Jan 28. The road will be open all day on Sunday.

Read larger map here  

Friday January 21, 2011

Local News  

New Age Education Centre Will Cater To Community

Chilliwack Secondary expected to have room for  over 1200 students by 2012

Submitted by BC Government

 

ombining a teaching kitchen, community training space and distance education resources all under one roof will allow for online and on-the-job learning at the finger tips of students...

Read more here  

Friday January 21, 2011

Entertainment  

Forever Plaid Revue

Acclaimed Stuart Ross "guy band" 50's-style musical hits the Cultch  

Submitted by KellyAnne TeBrinke

ake a trip to Fiftiesville with the hilariously charming hit musical, Forever Plaid, and cheer on Sparky, Jinx, Smudge and Frankie as they take to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre stage Friday, January 28 at 8pm...

 

Read more here  

Friday January 21, 2011

Education  

Teacher, Teacher, Can You Teach Me?

CLSC have UFV-trained literacy tutors to match with learners

Submitted by Debbie Denault, CLCS

he New Year brings changes for a lot of people in Chilliwack. People wish to make changes in their lives, to improve themselves, or to take a greater part in their community.

 

Read more here  

Friday January 21, 2011

Business  

The Little Company That Could

Checkmate hosts Kelowna Geosynthetics and Civil Engineering Summit Jan. 31

Submitted by Brad Stuart, Checkmate Geo.

 

heckmate Geosynthetics is headquartered in Downtown Chilliwack but has offices and distributors around the globe. Checkmate was founded in 2003 and since has been one...

 

Read more here  

Saturday January 22, 2011

City Seen  

Moments To Reflect

The beauty of a day

Staff/Voice

A  woman walks a dog by pooling rain at the base of a tree last week in Corbould Park.

 

"Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet" — Roger Miller

See the larger photo here  

Saturday January 22, 2011

Bannock 'n Beans  

Depression Era Cake Cheap And Quick

No eggs or milk in this recipe

Craig Hill/Voice

 

ere's a recipe I found on the net from the 1930s. The result, without eggs and milk, was surprising.

Recipe here  

Saturday January 22, 2011

Crime News  

Weapon on Williams

Witness reports rifle-toting man got into burgundy Mercedes

Staff/Voice photos

 

olice were called to the 9200 block of Williams Street Saturday after receiving a report of a man with a rifle getting into...

 

Read more here  

 Sunday January 23, 2011

Police Blotter

Lookin' Like A Fool With Your Pants On The Ground  

Man found lying on Luckakuck in a very prone position Staff/Voice

Crash

here was a 3-car pile-up at 10 a.m. Thursday at Vedder and Britton. An officer was called and arrived on the scene and reported that he "had a visual and it looks like...

 

Read more here  

Feature Story   Monday January 24, 2011

                                        Look Who's Walking

2011 Investors Group Alzheimer Society Walk For Memories this Sunday

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

he Alzheimer Society of BC had a booth setup under the big skylight at Cottonwood Mall all last week for their awareness campaign and in prelude to the annual Investors Group Alzheimer Walk For Memories Sunday, 1 p.m. ...

Read more here  

Tuesday January 25, 2011

Politics  

Exporting Canadian Freedom

From NAFTA and gun control to basic human rights, WBP has their work cut out

Clive Edwards WBP federal candidate for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon

 

anada is so far gone down the slippery slope of global feudalism that tweaks are no longer a viable solution. It is going to take nothing short of a moral revolution to save Canada. Since the cancer resides primarily in Central...

 

Read more here  

Tuesday January 25, 2011

Environment  

Losing Confidence In Public Consultations

Lake Errock resident's voices not being heard

Submitted by Jan Longmore, ACES

 

s a very concerned and outraged resident of the community of Lake Errock I hereby submit my letter in vehement opposition to the below stated public notice which was published in the Abbotsford...

 

Read more here  

Tuesday January 25, 2011

Entertainment  

Caricature Contest Draw a Chilliwack Bruin and win tickets to a show at the Cultch

Submitted by KellyAnne TeBrinke, CACC

 

hough the local art groups will not be suiting up and facing off against the Bruins, they will be at the Wednesday, March 2 Bruins game in full...

 

Read more here  

Tuesday January 25, 2011

Health  

How To Fix A Broken Brain

Funding and education are keys to helping people with mental disorders

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, RN for Eileen Calanan, Terrace BC

 

his is a response to the tragic shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, Arizona. There was no motive.

 

Read more here  

Tuesday January 25, 2011

Music  

The Antidote To Corporate Pop

Matthew Joel Band kicks off tour at Tractorgrease Feb 17

Submitted by Matthew Joel

 

e are the Matthew Joel band — five kids between the ages of 18 and 24, more than half of us from Chilliwack, who play a blend of pop and folk.

 

Read more here  

 

Wednesday January 26, 2011

BC Gov't News  

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Genetic advances may mean targeted drugs for brain illness

Submitted by BC Gov't/Voice file photo

 

anuary is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada and I encourage British Columbians to take time to learn more about this disease. More than 70,000 British Columbians are currently living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia...

 

Read more here

 Wednesday January 26, 2011

BIA News 

Five Minutes Of Funk

Out with the old business and in with the new ones

Staff/Voice

 

IA Executive Director Kathy Funk was on 98.3 Starfm Wednesday and spoke with radio personalities Scott and Lisa on the morning show. In case you missed it, the following are highlights from the conversation.

 

Read more here

 Wednesday January 26, 2011

New Feature 

The Coach's Corner

How childhood trauma can affect your success as an adult

Staff/Voice

 

he Voice welcomes Jack Bass who will be giving us the benefit of his many years experience as personal growth and development instructor. Jack's focus will be on how we can improve ourselves and our interactions within the business community.

 

Read more here  

 

 Wednesday January 26, 2011

Local Sport

Curlers In No Hurry

Chili Spiel Saturday rocks Chilliwack with good turnout

Staff/Voice photos

 

he Chilliwack Curling Club had the ladies Chili Spiel on Saturday.

 

Read more here

 Thursday January 27, 2011

Education 

Readers For Life

Take time tonight at 7pm to peruse on Family Literacy Day

Staff/Voice

 

eveloping literacy skills begins at home. Whether it’s a book, board game, magazine, newspaper or website, all British Columbians are being encouraged to take part in a literacy activity with their families for 15 minutes at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27 to celebrate Family Literacy Day.

 

Read more here

 

 Thursday January 27, 2011

BCAA News 

 

Look Who's Talking

The stats are in: a year after cell phone ban, are we safer?

Off the wire

 

fter a year of not being able to talk on a hand-held phone or text while driving, many B.C. drivers say they're more attentive behind the wheel and that our roads seem safer. In a BCAA online survey of 2,139 drivers, 57 per cent said they think our roads...

Read more here

 

 Thursday January 27, 2011

Politics 

Radically Different Alternative

The Online Political Party is looking for candidates

Submitted by OPC

 

he big political parties have started their covert election campaigns as usual. Canadians will soon be proposed another round of elections with a predictable outcome, within few percentage points, but this time there is a viable alternative to the old-fashioned...

 

Read more here

 

 Thursday January 27, 2011

Upcoming Event

 

Turn On, Tune In With No Dropouts

14-hour radio marathon gives a voice to the seldom heard

Staff/Voice

 

he 9th annual Homelessness Marathon will once again serve up 14 hours of people-powered radio, broadcasting this year from multiple cites across Canada.

 

Read more here

 Thursday January 27, 2011

Environment 

Fish Fracas May See Sucker Ditched

Stam and Huttema come out swinging at DFO over fish

Staff/Voice

 

f the idiom "never give a sucker an even break" were to apply here, then it would be safe to say that any Salish Sucker, in any farm ditch in the Upper Fraser Valley, will become even more threatened than it already is.

 

Read more here

 Friday January 28, 2011

City Hall 

The Municipal Rub

Vandalism, big townhouse projects and councillor's reports

Staff/Voice

 

andals keep striking the City's amenities with parks suffering the brunt of the damage. In October there was a total of $1733 damage done to five parks ranging from graffiti to washroom attacks.

 

Read more here

 Friday January 28, 2011

BC Gov't 

The Best of the Best

Nominate someone for an  Award of Excellence

Staff/Voice

 

o you know an early childhood educator or a licensed family child-care provider who offers outstanding service to B.C. children and families? Do you know of a facility or individual that shows innovation in child-care programming?

Read more here

Feature Story    Friday January 28, 2011

Vaccinate Yourself Against Dystopia

Chilliwack author donates book sale proceeds to charity

Submitted by Michael Clarke

 

ocal Sardis resident Michael Clarke, author of Awakening to World Disorder and Climate Realities, advises that the unconscionable lack of widespread public outrage over the disastrous post...

 

Read more  here  

 Sunday January 30, 2011

Entertainment 

Kick The Tires And Light The Fires

Billy Bishop wings it into the Cultch

Staff/Voice

 

ollow Canadian World War 1 flying ace, Billy Bishop, on his feats in the trenches and up to the skies, where he is credited for 72 victories in the touching musical...

 

Read more here

 Sunday January 30, 2011

Voices 

Baynes Battle

MCFD may snatch baby if decision isn't made soon

Staff/Voice file photo

 

ell, we were hoping for a decision by Jan 19, but the Court wrote on the19th to let us know that Judge Crabtree...

Read more here

 Monday January 31, 2011

Healthy Living 

Ten Things You Can Do To Make Today Awesome

Living life to the fullest

Submitted by Sorcha Kincaid

 

veryone I know occasionally has THOSE days. You know the ones. If it can go wrong, it does, and everything you touch turns to fecal matter. I had one of those days recently (even witches aren't immune) and it was horrendous!

 

Read more here

 Monday January 31, 2011

Transit News

Transit Plan Railroaded

Light Rail advocates disappointed in BC Transit's lack of vision

Submitted by VALTAC

 

he Valley Transportation Advisory Committee (VALTAC) was pleased to finally see the long awaited study in late December and wonders why...

 

Read more here

 Monday January 31, 2011

Astrology

Egyptian Riots

Honk if you believe in Pluto

Submitted by Georgia Nicols, MA

 

strology is a patterning of knowledge that helps us to predict things by seeing recurring cycles. One of these cycles that is taking place right now helps to explain what is happening in Egypt. I’m referring to the cycle of Pluto. Pluto takes roughly 250-years...

Read more here

 Monday January 31, 2011

Voices

Mair Tells It Like It Is

Can you find something good to say about Gordon Campbell?

Submitted by Rafe Mair

 

feel that I owe an explanation for not appearing as usual, this morning, on CBC's political panel with Moe Sihota and Erin Chutter. After speaking with a senior producer this morning I believe - and devoutly hope - that our relationship remains as always.

 

Read more here

 Monday January 31, 2011

Police Blotter

Sniffing Paint Thinner, Shoplifters and B&E Artists  

What's happening on the other side of the barbed wire

Staff/Voice

 

Possible 68

t about 5:19pm Friday, RCMP received a report that someone had spotted a driver open the car door and deposit a beer bottle on the ground. The car was described as a white Pontiac...

Read more here  

 Monday January 31, 2011

Community

Call For Hospice Volunteers  

Have you got what it takes to help others in times of need?

Submitted by Coletta Holmes, CHS

 

he Chilliwack Hospice Society Volunteer Training course begins March 1st to 31st. The Society helps families of those who have someone dying or are...

 

Read more here