Thursday June 30, 2011

BC Gov't

Gas Hit With Carbon Tax Increase July 1 

Low-income rebates cheques boosted to $115 

Released by the Government of BC

 

ritish Columbia’s Low Income Climate Action Tax Credit increases by 10 per cent on July 1 to help low income families and individuals offset the increasing rate of the revenue-neutral carbon tax, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon...

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Thursday June 30, 2011

On The Road

Keeping One Eye On The Road 

Agassiz adds highway cam at Evergreen 

Released by the BC Gov't/ Drive BC photo

 

he Province is adding 30 new web cameras to its DriveBC network this year to provide additional real-time coverage of highway conditions, helping motorists plan safe journeys. This will bring the total of web images available on...

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Thursday June 30, 2011

Community News

A Fiddler's Fancy 

With a little help from his friends, Chilliwack musical prodigy attends prestigious Ontario music camp Submitted

 

raser Glen Camp #220 of the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Society held their 23rd Birthday Dinner at Homers Restaurant in 

Read more here

Thursday June 30, 2011

Community News

Get Ready To Party This Summer 

Party in the Park kicks off July 8 with Chilliwack

Staff/Voice file photo

 

arty in the Park organizers, Trevor Macdonald and Jessica (no last name given) from the Downtown BIA in Chilliwack, were on the Star 98.3 Wednesday talking with morning show host Scott Riley about Party in the Park coming up on Fridays throughout July and August at Central Community Park.

Read more here

Feature Story         Monday June 27, 2011

Motor City

9th Annual Village Classic takes over downtown Chilliwack 

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

hen the car show comes to Chilliwack it's parking room only.

        On Sunday, more than 300 glistening pre-1974 autos lined several blocks downtown for the Village Classic.

 

See the big photo gallery here  

 

Wednesday June 25, 2011

Lake Errock News

Yours "Mine" Or Ours?

Mother Nature a pork chop vs. a pit bull in Lake Errock aggregate woes

 

This letter was submitted to Hon. Steve Thompson, BC Minister of Natural Resources

 

To Whom it Does Concern:

am a full time resident of South Lake Errock and have been actively involved in observing the ongoing saga involving the people of the Lake Errock...

Read more here

 

Wednesday June 25, 2011

Local News

Water Wranglers

Horse drama unfolds Tuesday on the Vedder River

Released by Cst Tracey Wolbeck, RCMP

 

t approximately 3:15 PM on June 28, 2011, Chilliwack RCMP received a...

 

Read more here

Wednesday June 25, 2011

HST News

Falcon Applauds Opposition

See-saw tilts in government's direction on tax say Liberals

Released by Gov't of BC

 

inance minister and deputy premier Kevin Falcon is applauding the decision by the leaders of the Green Party and the BC Conservatives for taking principled positions to vote 'No' in the upcoming referendum. This follows the two independent MLAs supporting the Motion...

 

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Wednesday June 25, 2011

Upcoming Event

Canada Day Campout

Learn about the spotted owl habitat in the CRV

Suggested by Susan Federspiel, Pres. CRV Ratepayers from Joe Foy, WWC/Voice file

 

beautiful forest that has recently been designated as a protected spotted owl habitat area while at the same time it has been designated as a logging area. The Vancouver Sun recently published an article about this issue.

Read more here

Wednesday June 25, 2011

HST News

Top 7 HST Myths

Income tax, seniors, families will all be affected any way you slice it

Released by the FightHST campaign

 

he BC Liberal “myths” about the HST just keep piling up. Following is their latest Top Seven all new and misleading as ever HST Myths:

1. The HST is now 10%

False. The HST is 12% and will not be 10% for three years...

 

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Wednesday June 25, 2011

Community

Barley's Better

Fraser Health recognizes "Those Who Have Gone Above and Beyond

Released by Gov't of BC

 

arlier this month, Fraser Health celebrated the outstanding achievements of several of its remarkable employees, physicians and volunteers at the sixth annual Above & Beyond Awards at a special Fraser Health staff forum.

 

Read more here
 

Wednesday June 25, 2011

On The Road

Tips For Safe Trips

Designated drivers save lives

Released by ICBC

 

he Province, police and ICBC kicked off the summer CounterAttack campaign today with a reminder to plan ahead and choose a designated driver to get home safely. "The summer CounterAttack campaign is designed to help remind people to take personal responsibility and think before they drink," said Solicitor General Shirley Bond.

 

Read more here

Tuesday June 28, 2011

City Hall

Medicine Chest of the Soul 

Twin Rinks the site for Southside library

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chwk

 

he preliminary proposal for a library on the south side of Chilliwack was presented to Council for consideration on Tuesday afternoon. The proposal is the result of months of review of community needs and available resources, by a working group composed of Chilliwack City...

 

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Tuesday June 28, 2011

BIA News

By The Numbers 

Car show winners

Released by Cathy Funk, BIA/Voice file photo

 

e had 345 vehicles on show with over 10,000 people in attendance.

        A big thank you to our sponsors; Hub International Barton Insurance, 89.5 The Hawk, Save-On-Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Cooper’s Foods, Chilliwack Ford, Wally’s Towing & Recovery, O’Connor Dodge Chrysler-Jeep, Mertin Group of Companies...

Read more here

  Monday June 27, 2011

HST Comment

When A Tax Isn't A Tax

HST isn't tax says Thompson

Submitted by Glen Thompson, FightHST

 

he bottom line is everyone should pay their own taxes, I don't want to pay someone else's taxes. But worst of all the HST is not a tax.
        Tax is money you give the gov't to pay for things like roads and hospitals. HST gets paid directly to businesses. A nice...

 

Read more here

  Monday June 27, 2011

Environment News

Pipeline Protests Mount

David Suzuki banned for caring about the US environment

Submitted by Betty Krawczyk, Cumberland BC

 

avid Suzuki and other prominent environmentalists are urging Canadians to respond to their call to protest the Trans Keystone XL Canada Corp. pipeline (BCSEA-NEWS). We are advised by John Newcomb (here) that the planned protests will take place in  in Washington, D.C. this summer.

Read more here

 Monday June 27, 2011

Health News 

Jails Not The Answer

FHA and local RCMP tackle mental health at street-level

Released by Roy-Thorpe Dorward, FHA/Voice file photo

 

raser Health and Chilliwack RCMP have entered into a formal partnership to respond more effectively to individuals in mental health and addiction crisis situations.
        Building on an already strong working relationship in...

 

Read more here  

 Monday June 27, 2011

Community Sports 

Belles Bounce Vixens

Good home crowds fail to intimidate visiting Kannibelles

Submitted by Hootie, Valley Vixens

 

rmed with cowbells and snacks, the derby fans made enough noise to keep the energy high as the Reign Valley Vixens, decked out in their new uniforms, took on the West Kootenay Kannibelles Saturday night.

Read more here  

 Sunday June 26, 2011

The Joe Report 

 

Police Blotter

Domestic violence and petty theft occupy major portion of police time

Joe Reporter

 

A Call For Help

omeone called the ambulance and police at 2:30 pm about a suicidal female on Meadowbrook Dr. who had a knife and was covered in blood. There's no other information available regarding her condition.

 

Read more blotter here  

 Sunday June 26, 2011

Community 

Smile of the Week "Fritz"

Chilliwack Safe Haven have cats looking

to adopt owners

Staff/Voice

 

abby with white strip up right side of nose. Tail ends abruptly. Black spots on both white hind legs. White chest and tummy. A friendly and quiet cat. He goes to Snowflake for grooming and will cuddle up and sleep with her.

 

Read more about Fritz here  

 Sunday June 26, 2011

Business News

Popove Leaving BIA

Business group members a passionate lot 

Submitted by Cathy Funk, Chilliwack BIA

 

he Downtown Chilliwack Business Improvement Association (BIA) held their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 22 at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel.

        Ken Popove, President chaired the meeting with over forty in attendance. Mayor Sharon Gaetz gave greetings from the City of...

 

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 Sunday June 26, 2011

Artists Call

Drawing On Creativity

ACES needs a new logo and you can win $100

Submitted by Cynthia Berge, Deroche

 

CES: Actively Creating an Exceptional Society is holding a logo design contest! We are looking for the perfect logo to reflect our non-profit community organization’s sensibilities.

        Artists of all ages are welcome to submit their designs.

 

Read more here  

 Sunday June 26, 2011

Upcoming Event

Energize Your Life

Shape up this summer while you're having fun with Body By Vi

Submitted by Janice Seymour, Chilliwack

 

he Body by Vi Challenge. Come learn about the exciting 90 day health challenge sweeping Chilliwack. You can trim down, shape up, or completely transform your body over the next 90 days! You won't be alone... do this with others in a very supportive group environment.

 

Read more here  

 Saturday June 25, 2011

Community News

Fitness Fun For Funds

A great day for Teen Challenge   

Staff/Submitted photo

 

ach year on Yarrow Day, Hanne Loewen, owner of Yarrow Fitness Inc., organizes a Fun Run and the money raised goes to...

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 Saturday June 25, 2011

HST Comment 

Myrtle Moment

Rich Man, Poor Man 

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald

 

have decided to vote for a return to the old PST and GST. Many items are taxed for the first time by HST. Handymen and construction workers will do much work under the table. It is wrong for government knowingly to stimulate this breaking of the law. I had renovations done June 2010. When the bills came in July they were...

 

Read more here  

Saturday June 25, 2011

Safety 

Don't Be a Roadside Memory

If you're traveling this long weekend plan to get home safe

Released by Lennae Drurant, BCAA RSF

 

ong holiday weekends over the summer usually see a spike in the consumption of alcohol and drugs paired with driving. The result is often a serious injury or death caused by an impaired driver.

 

Read more here

Feature Story           Friday June 24, 2011

                                                                        

The Song Remains The Same

HST Referendum vote mail-in pushed ahead to July 22   

Craig Hill/Voice photos

hen their MLA recall bid failed, Chris Delaney and former B.C. Premier Bill Vander Zalm's resolve became more profound and they somehow managed to ante up the 700,000 signatures needed to force the government to call a referendum...

 

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Friday June 24, 2011

Upcoming Event

Vintage Village Fun

City steps back in time for the Village Classic Car Show

Staff/Voice file photo

 

hilliwack BIA President Ken Popove was on 98.3 Star Fm's morning show...

 

Read more here

Friday June 24, 2011

Community

And Supermom Too!

Iva Hancock named Chilliwack Soroptimist Woman of the Year

Staff/Voice photo

 

ast Tuesday, at a regular scheduled council meeting, Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz...

 

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Friday June 24, 2011

HST News

Signs of the Times

BCCLA says "draconian removal of citizens' HST signs" an illegal act

Released by BCCLA


he BCCLA is weighing in on reports that city officials in Vancouver, Maple Ridge and Chilliwack have been removing citizens' political signs about the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) Referendum placed on public...

 

Read more here

Thursday June 23, 2011

Crime News

RCMP Cruel To "Be Kind"

Raid on Compassion Club nips medical marijuana dispensary in the bud at Five Corners

Released by RCMP UFVRD

 

n June 21, 2011, the Chilliwack RCMP was notified, through a tip that was received by the City of Chilliwack, of a marihuana Compassion Club known as “Be Kind Medical...

 

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Thursday June 23, 2011

City Hall

Chilliwack Extends Condolences To Fox Family

Book available at City Hall  for public to sign

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chilliwack

 

he City of Chilliwack is deeply saddened by the loss of Betty Fox and offers heartfelt sympathies to the Fox family during this difficult time.
        Betty Fox was a tireless advocate and a beloved community...

 

Read more here

Thursday June 23, 2011

BIA News

Five Minutes Of Funk 

57 new businesses pop-up downtown last year

Staff/Voice file photo

 

hilliwack BIA Exec.Dir. Kathy Funk was on 98.3 Star Fm's morning show Wednesday talking with Scott and Lisa about past, present and future goings in revitalizing the downtown area.

 

Star Fm Santa Parade

We've done it for over ten-years...

 

Read more here

 Thursday June 23, 2011

Fire Dept News

"Plastic Flowers" Again

Hudson fire caused by cigarette in plant pot

Chilliwack Fire Dept. release/Voice photo

 

t 10pm last night, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1 and 4 responded to a fire in a 3-storey townhouse complex in the 46000 block of Hudson Road.

        Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy fire and smoke coming from the roof and sides on one of the townhouse units. Firefighters...

 

Read more here  

     Thursday June 23, 2011

Community News

Love Lost, Such A Cost

Walk For Justice stops in Hope on their way to Ottawa to stop the deaths

Submitted by Debbie Bergeron, Hope BC

 

ebbie Bergeron was on site at the Hope Campsite on Water Street to welcome and...

 

Read more here  

 

  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Community News

The Run Must Go On

Abbotsford needs Organizer

Submitted by Brenda Dupperon, Terry Fox Fdn

 

he 31st Annual Terry Fox Run is in danger of not taking place this year in Abbotsford, if a volunteer Run Organizer is not found. “It would be such a shame for the people of Abbotsford to miss out on an opportunity to keep Terry’s...

 

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  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Community News

Local Vets Forever Heroes

Legion Branch 280 raises $2000 for Alexa's Bus campaign

Released by Lennae Durant, BCAARSF

 

or the past month BCAA sales centres around the province have been fundraising to bring a...

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  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Eco News

Alevin Sky

650 East Van students create image of baby salmon

Released by Mary Woodbury, FRK

 

rtist Daniel Dancer was hoisted on a crane 85 feet in the air to photograph and film over 650 students and teachers...

 

Read more here  

 Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Crime News

A Senseless Act

Random vandalism hits another downtown business

Staff/Voice photo

 

lassic European Deli was broken into early Wednesday morning when someone smashed the glass door of the popular Main St.

Read more here

  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Upcoming Event

A Jump Above The Rest 

Fusion Cheerleaders look for new members at Open House July 9

Submitted by Fusion Cheerleading

 

f you agree that pyramids weren't built in Egypt, then you're invited to Fusion Cheerleader's Open House for all kids from ages 3-18 on July 9th 2011 at 46420 Brooks Ave in Chilliwack from 11AM to 2PM. Boys are most welcome too!

Read more here  

  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Local News

Have Pipes Will Travel 

Chilliwack Fraser Cheam Regional Pipe Band wins back title

Submitted by Chris Peterson

 

n June 18th 2011, Fraser Cheam Regional Pipe Band competed at the Royal Canadian Legion Highland Gathering in Ladysmith. The Royal Canadian Legion has been organizing a Highland Gathering at various...

 

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  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Local News

There Really Is A Santa 

98.3 Star Fm drops a bundle for parade entertainment this year

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chilliwack/Voice file photo

 

he annual Chilliwack Christmas parade will go on, thanks to local radio stations STAR 98.3 and FUN Fm. The station has volunteered to partner with the City of Chilliwack on the yearly event and Chilliwack council approved...

 

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  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Eco News

Water You Gonna Do To Conserve?

Marty's Grill and 89.5 Hawk Radio dish up pizza to hungry St Mary's students

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chwk

 

he campaign to pull the plug on water waste had some extra help again this year from Chilliwack students. Students in grades four to six were asked to...

 

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 Wednesday, June 22, 2011

HST News

Holding BC Hostage  

NDP say "HST not about the HST"

Staff/Voice photo

 

hen NDP spinmeister Bill Tieleman says "the HST referendum isn't about tax policy," he's right. For the NDP, it's about gaining power and rewarding their union friends with unaffordable pay hikes.
        "When Adrian Dix spoke to the BCGEU, he was clear that the...

 

Read more here

  Wednesday, June 22, 2011

RCMP News

Family Safe After Late Night Fire

Destroyed townhome may be due to cigarette butt

Released by Chilliwack UFRD RCMP

Cpl Hollingsworth/Voice file photo

 

n June 22, 2011, shortly after 10:00 pm, the Chilliwack RCMP were requested by the Chilliwack Fire Department to attend to a fire at a townhouse...

 

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 Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Local News

Betty Fox Funeral

Service to be held at Trinity United on Saturday

Released by the Fox Family

 

Funeral Service for Mrs. Betty Fox will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, June 25th at the Trinity United Church, 2211 Prairie Avenue, Port Coquitlam, BC.

         The service is open to members of the public who may...

 

Read more here

 Tuesday June 21, 2011

Crime News

Who Started These Fires?

Fire Department asks for public's assistance

Chilliwack Fire Dept. release/Voice photo

 

t approximately 11:30pm firefighters responded to a school fire in the 45000 block of Hocking Ave. Firefighters arrived to find a fire on the roof of the school's gymnasium. Fortunately they managed to access the roof and...

 

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 Tuesday June 21, 2011

Crime News

School Torched

Four arson fires overnight keep emergency crews hopping

RCMP release/Voice photos

 

n June 20, 2011, at 11:30 pm, the Chilliwack RCMP were dispatched to assist Fire Services with a fire on the roof of AD Rundle Middle School located at 45660 Hocking Avenue. It appeared that someone placed a...

 

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Feature Story           Monday June 20, 2011

Broken Windows, Shattered Dreams 

Senseless vandalism hits local business hard   

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

iva! Boutique store owner, Michelle Cooper and her husband Nick, are exasperated...

 

Read more here

 Monday June 20, 2011

Community Sports

Lets Roll!

Vixens hold open house in Abby

Submitted by Michelle "Hella Waits" Cooper

 

he Reign Valley Vixens held their first Open House of the season on Sunday, welcoming men, women and children who all had some form of interest in roller derby.

        "It was great to see all levels of skating ability and people who were interested in other aspects of our league, like volunteering, reffing...

 

Read more here  

 Monday June 20, 2011

Music Seen 

"Found A Way Home"

Ranj Singh and the Discriminators CD Release Party June 25

Staff/Voice photos

 

ast year Ranj Singh and the Discriminators destroyed the stage at Party in the Park. This year they're playing the Central Community Park once again and fans are in for a treat with tracks off their new CD Found A Way Home.

Read more here  

 Monday June 20, 2011

Local News 

The Taxman Cometh

Chilliwack Home Inspection business owner faces large fine over tax evasion

Released by Canada Revenue Agency

 

he Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that on June 16, 2011, Chilliwack resident, Reginald Gienger, pleaded guilty to three counts of tax evasion in Robson Square Provincial Court. He was fined $49,216 and given...

 

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Feature Story         Sunday June 19, 2011

Reel

Experts 

On the fly, spoon or with live bait, when it comes to catching pike it's all about technique at Greg Clark Memorial Derby   

Chris Gadsden story and photos

 

bout 900 avid anglers braved a very soggy and wet Saturday at Cultus Lake angling for Northern Pike Minnow at the Greg Clark Memorial Family Fishing Derby.

 

Story and photos here

 Sunday June 19, 2011

City Hall 

Law & Promise

City Hall honours local scouts

Staff/Voice photo

 

cout Patrol leaders George Epp and Kevin Slingerland were joined by their troop of Timothy Christian Rosedale...

 

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 Sunday June 19, 2011

City Hall 

Freshet Update

City council gets explanation about  what's going on outside the dykes

Staff/Voice file photo

 

ara Friesen, Assistant Manager of Environmental Services for the City of Chilliwack Engineering Department presented council with an explanation of exactly what is happening at Carey Point. The following is her report at the last meeting.

Read more here  

 Saturday June 18, 2011

City Hall 

Talk City

City Hall plans big social media splash in Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Staff/Voice

 

n March, Chilliwack City Council decided to take the plunge into the world of social media and the plan was outlined in the June 7 agenda.

        The City indicates that they're well aware of the power of online social interaction and have...

 

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 Saturday June 18, 2011

City Hall 

School's Out

City staffer Friesen recognized for hard work and devotion at UVic

Staff/Voice

 

ayor Sharon Gaetz recognized Tara Friesen, Assistant Manager of Environmental Services for the City of Chilliwack Engineering Department, at the last council meeting June 7, for successfully completing the...

 

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 Saturday, June 18, 2011

Your Voice 

Myrtle Moment

The rush to stamp out the middle class 

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, Chilliwack

 

listened to the Vanderzam in Chilliwack video, but that's past history. The real question is what to do now. No use crying over spilt milk, that the media and ruling party let us down for many months after many signatures were gathered. The months of delay before the referendum have made...

 

Read more here  

 Saturday, June 18, 2011

City Hall News

Bike To Work Winner

Student wins bicycle

Submitted by Starlee Renton, Chwk City Hall

 

hilliwack Middle School student, Evelyn Appleton is the winner of the Bike to Work raffle for the City of Chilliwack's annual challenge. The 15 year old usually walks the thirty minutes to and from school, but can now ride a 'Giant Sedona' bike, courtesy of Pedal...

 

 Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

BC Gov't News

Yale & Boston Bar Soon To Be Plugged-In

Provincial government announces almost $100k for broadband service expansion

Submitted by Marc Wang, BC Gov't/Voice file

 

he towns of Boston Bar and Yale will share $94,200 to expand their Internet services. The money is part of the Province's $2.34 million funding infusion to...

 

Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

Harrison Festival

Art For Art's Sake

Harrison Festival of the Arts

Released by Ed Stenson, Harrison Fest. Soc.

 

he 33rd annual Harrison Festival of the Arts is fast approaching. This year's Festival runs July 9 to July 17 with an opening night concert Friday, July 8. The spectacular natural setting and intimate small town atmosphere make the Festival a unique summer event. Add to this the high caliber of the musicians and artists that make up the Festival program and you have a not to be missed experience.

 

 www.harrisonfestival.com

 

 Friday, June 17, 2011

UFV News

A Measure Of Success

UFV grads celebrate convocation in Abbotsford

Submitted by Anne Russell, UFV

 

onvocation just keeps getting bigger at the University of the Fraser Valley.
        This year, the university awarded more than 2,100 credentials to 1,944 individuals (some earn more than one credential) as it held its...

 

Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

Local News

Betty Fox Passes On

Fox family says she died Friday morning

Released by the Fox Family

 

t is with considerable sadness that we share that our wife, mother and grandmother died at 8:25am (PT) this morning. Betty/Mom passed away peacefully surrounded by love. Betty was comfortable the last...

 

Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

Real Estate

May Home Sales Stable

CADREB reports home sales still below last year's levels

Submitted by Steve Lerigney, CADREB

 

he number of homes sold via the MLSR System of the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board was largely stable from April to May 2011, but remained below levels reported last year.
        Residential sales totalled 198 units in May, a decline of 20 per cent from the same month in 2010.

 

Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

Father's Day Ideas

Gone Fishin'

No licence needed in BC lakes and non-tidal rivers this weekend June 17-19

Released by the BC Gov't/Voice file photo

 

hether you’re a parent looking to try something new with the kids or an experienced angler passing on your skills, families can cast a line into B.C.’s freshwater lakes and streams this Father’s Day weekend for free.

Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

Upcoming Event

The Blues Is Back

Weekend music festival July 29-31 keeps on getting better

Submitted by Kevin Pentland,

 

his is the 9th summer of one of the most uplifting and family events “Back to the Blues” Gospel Blues Festival, that takes place in Chilliwack, at the Thresherman’s Heritage Village.

        People come from both around the province and out of our...

 

Read more here

 Friday, June 17, 2011

Local News 

Distracted Driver

A day without chocolate is a day without sunshine

Staff/Voice

 

mergency responders attended this accident on Main Street in Chilliwack and thankfully there were no serious injuries in the fender-bender early Thursday evening.

 Friday, June 17, 2011

HST News 

Bad Business

"Vote For Christy" rebate cheques are a vote-buying scheme

Submitted by Andrea Smith, Cumminsforbc.ca

 

ohn Cummins, leader designate of the BC Conservatives, responded to Liberal Finance Minister Kevin Falcon’s adjustments to the HST today.

        “The Premier’s ‘fix’ for the HST is a mishandled failure and bad for business,” stated...

Read more here

Feature Story       Thursday June 16, 2011

Open House Brings Out The Best In Community

Rink shows it has more uses than just hockey   

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

ropsera Centre held an Open House last Saturday and had a good turnout. Outside there was live music, kiosks and a line of very expensive Ferrari's.

        Inside the arena, Abbotsford's roller derby team, the Reign Valley Vixens were joined by local...

Read more here

 Thursday, June 16, 2011

BC Gov't 

 

Violent In Vancouver

Solicitor General Shirley Bond talks about the post-game problems

Released by the BC Gov't

 

inister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Shirley Bond issued the following statement on the crowd response to game seven of the Stanley Cup final in Vancouver:

    “While most people who took part in the festivities tonight were...

 

Read more here

 Thursday, June 16, 2011

Entertainment 

Do You Believe In Capitol Punishment?

WWE delivers it live & in hi-def from DC at Galaxy Theatre June 19

Submitted by Sara Marshall, Cineplex

 

boyhood dream to capture the World Title has now transformed into a destructive...

 

Read more here

 Thursday, June 16, 2011

Environmental News 

Pitching Plastic Pots

Minter's accepting plant pots June 25 to July 4 for national recycling program

Submitted by Renata Triveri, CNLA

 

inter Country Garden Store is offering local gardeners more options when it comes to responsibly disposing of garden pots and trays. The Chilliwack business is one of 40 Canadian Nursery Landscape...

 

Read more here

 Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Healthy Living 

Hey Sol Sistere

Celebration of the sun on the solstice

Submitted by Sorcha Kincaid, Wiccan High Priestess, Chilliwack

 

or most people the 21st of June is just another day on the calendar. For some, though, it's much more. It is the day of the Summer Solstice, when the tilt of the earth's axis is most inclined towards the sun. It is the mark of the beginning of Summer, the longest day of the year, and the point at which the days will start...

 

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 Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Upcoming Event

Back to Nature 

FV Conservancy has new property to clean up June 16 & 17 in the CRV

Submitted by Steve Clegg, FVC

 

e have recently acquired a property that is in need of some ecological restoration in the Chilliwack River Valley.
A landslide in 2009 plugged Ryder Creek, caused localized flooding, and destroyed the house. We now need to clean up all the sheds, debris etc before we can re-plant...

Read more here  

 Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Holistic Health

Shamanic Journey 

World famous Howells in Chilliwack June 24 for a three-hour spiritual tour

Submitted by Amethyst Books on Young Rd

 

oin us for a Shamanic Journey Night with Leonard & Angelaya Howell as they bring us gifts of spiritual knowledge and empowerment. Leonard will lead us into the Journey with the sweet sounds of flute and the beat of drums. Angelaya, with her guides Laughing Raven and Rose Eagle, brings the language of light and...

 

Read more here  

 Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Entertainment

Dark of The Moon

Tickets for June 28 midnight screening in 3D on sale today at Galaxy

Released by Sara Marshall, Cineplex

 

he war on Cybertron between the Autobots and Decepticons appears lost. The leader of the Autobots, Sentinel Prime, attempts to launch the Ark from their planet, with technology that could have saved his kind.

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday, June 14, 2011

BCAA News

That Signpost Up Ahead – You're Entering The Cone Zone

Horrific stats back up call for drivers to watch for workers

Released by Lennea Durant, BCAA RSF

 

very day thousands of workers in British Columbia work in...

Read more here  

 Tuesday, June 14, 2011

ICBC News

Getting Through Grad

Parenting tips to connect with kids about drinking and driving

Released by ICBC

 

s young people are now busy getting ready to celebrate a very important milestone in their lives – high school graduation, ICBC is reminding parents they can help their graduates celebrate safely by making sure they plan ahead and make smart decisions.

Read more here  

 Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Local News

If You Like To Hike

Cpl Tammy Hollingsworth's travel tips for a safe trip

Submitted by Chilliwack UFRD RCMP

Cpl Hollingsworth/Voice file photo

 

iking is a great form of exercise and can be a great outdoor event for friends and family. Recently in the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment area, there have been many reports of hikers being lost or injured.

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday June 14, 2011

Upcoming Event

Singing For Better Health

Yoga under the trees at Garrison Crossing June 18

Submitted by Reisa Stone

 

eisa Stone is a professional singer and voice teacher from Vancouver who's fallen in love with Chilliwack, and is bringing you something new called "Singers Yoga."

        Experience your body as a musical instrument! Very simple stretches accompanied by long...

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday June 14, 2011

UFV News

More Than Just Campus Radio 

107.1 CiVL wins Community Development award

Submitted by Aaron Levy, CiVL

 

uring the week of June 6-10th, University of the Fraser Valley's Campus and Community Radio Society, CIVL 101.7 FM, was thrilled to send three delegates to the 2011 National Community and Campus Radio Conference hosted by CKDU 88.1 FM in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday June 14, 2011

Upcoming Event

Mindfulness Meditation 

Po Lam offers

1-day course open to the community June 26

Submitted by KS, Po Lam, Chilliwack

 

oin us for this 1-day course and learn how to train and nourish our minds to cultivate and develop awareness and tranquility, benefitting oneself, our families and our community. Simple vegetarian lunch will be provided. Course fee is by donation. Sunday June 26 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

        Visit www.polam.ca for details or call 604-376-3387.

 Tuesday June 14, 2011

HST News 

Reckless Opposition 

NDP would raise income and corporate taxes

Released by Ryan Schott, BC Liberal Caucus/Voice file photo

 

drian Dix and the BC NDP have an uncomfortable record on taxes – they raise them, then raise them some more and always oppose tax relief.
        Since being returned to opposition after making British Columbia a have-not province...

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday June 14, 2011

Just A Thought 

Myrtle Moment

The bigger picture – solar cells and flying cars 

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald

 

t's wonderful. Today at a dollar store I saw a box of solar flashlights. They looked like a stone, a bit bigger than an egg, had a full size flashlight shade and bulb inserted on one side and a solar panel on the other. I hope alternate energy will be promoted exponentially. The big oil and automobile multinationals buy out...

 

Read more here  

 Tuesday June 14, 2011

Upcoming Event 

Classic Women & Collector Cars

Downtown Chilliwack car show June 26

Submitted by

Kim Mallory

 

n Sunday, June 26th, 2011, huge crowds of families and car lovers will come to the Village Classic Car Show to enjoy the sights and sounds of vintage classic automobiles, fun activities and entertainment!

Read more here  

 Monday June 13, 2011

Arts Community 

Helping Hands

Volunteers key to Arts and Cultural Centre successes

Submitted by KellyAnne TeBrinke, CACC

 

atrons of the Chilliwack Cultural Centre have attended live entertainment for almost a year now and on every occasion, a volunteer has welcomed them, served beverages, assisted with their coats, and ushered them to their seats. With the 2010/11 season completed for the...

Read more here  

 Monday June 13, 2011

Environment

Sex, Lies and Salmonoids

Farms putting GM Frankenfish into the food chain

Submitted by Betty Krawczyk, Cumberland BC

 

hen it is a B.C. genetically modified salmon. No such thing? Oh, but there is, and has been, for some time.

        In fact, I first heard of genetically modified fish fifteen years ago when I was living in Clayoquot Sound, on down from a fish farm. A young female worker at the fish farm told me one day that she was...

Read more here

 Monday June 13, 2011

Health News

Mothers Know Best

CGH offers the 'best food for babies' through pilot donor breast milk dispensary program

Release and photo submitted by Ryan Thorpe-Dorward, FHA

 

hen baby Luresa was born at the Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH) in May, it soon became evident that she needed supplementation to help her through a critical time when her mother's own milk was slow to come in. 

 

Read more here  

 Monday June 13, 2011

Local News

If The Canucks Win...

Mounties expect hoopla to end at midnight and ask drivers to watch for pedestrians celebrating on roads

Submitted by Cpl Hollingsworth at request of the Voice/RCMP handout file

 

hould the Canucks win tonight it's to be expected that there will be people driving about & honking horns in celebration. It's understandable that this will be disruptive to some who may not...

 

Read more here  

 Monday June 13, 2011

UFV Health News

The FAST Club

Kinesiology Dept builds self esteem with tailored programs for FASD kids

Staff/Voice

 

laying in a gym after school or hanging around playing video games may sound like fun, but they are also part of a University of the Fraser Valley research project focused on kids with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

 

Read more here  

Feature Story          Saturday June 11, 2011

Signs, Signs, Everywhere There's Signs – Almost

Fight HST group finds out the hard way about the permit system after city crews pull their signs   

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

ave you seen any of those little blue Fight HST signs in Chilliwack lately? Probably not since City crews took them down earlier this week almost as fast as they were plunked in and that had local HST opponents crying foul...

Read more here

 

 Saturday June 11, 2011

Arts Community 

Friends and Mules Local Rosedale artist Coutts has painted for 30-years

Staff/Voice

 

here is an old Sicilian proverb that goes something like; Horses should be bays, jackasses should be greys, and mules should be blackish. But Melvin is red.

 

Read more here  

 Saturday June 11, 2011

Community 

Let Me Be Your Safe Harbour

Chilliwack Safe Haven have cats looking to adopt owners

Staff/Voice

 

Adult - Grey and Orange Tabby - (NM) (DMH)
Tabby with white strip up right side of nose. Tail ends abruptly. Black spots on both white hind legs. White chest and tummy. A friendly and quiet cat. He goes to Snowflake for grooming and will cuddle up and sleep with her. Young adult. 

Read more here  

Saturday June 11, 2011

Business 

Coffee With Caruth

Business on the Green June 16

Staff Report

 

isa Caruth, is Executive Director of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce and she was on 98.3 Star Fm last Thursday talking with host Lisa Stevens regarding what's happening with the Chamber lately. The following are the highlights from their conversation.

 

 

Read more here

 

Saturday June 11, 2011

Upcoming Event

Pikes Are Tagged!

Greg Clark Memorial Derby set for June 18 at Cultus Lake

Submitted by Chris Gadsen

 

he tagging of pike minnows took place the last couple of weeks in advance of the June 18th derby.

Read more here  

Friday June 10, 2011

The Yes Side

PST/GST Saves $2 Billion

Liberals won't guarantee a fixed HST rate

Released by Adrian Dix, NDP Leader

 

inance Minister Kevin Falcon's ever-shifting line on the HST is a telling example of why British Columbians don't trust the B.C. Liberals, say the New Democrats.

        Falcon refused to give a straight answer Wednesday morning when asked by a...

 

Read more here  

Friday June 10, 2011

UFV News

Fast-Tracked To Hort

UFV grad Alicia Powel earns certificate in 10-months

Submitted by Anne Russell, UFV

 

o borrow from the popular "Ghostbusters" theme, if you're a farmer and you want to know what pests are eating your crops, "who ya gonna call?"
UFV's Alicia Powell of Chilliwack should be the top person on your go-to list. Powell, 20, is...

 

Read more here  

Friday June 10, 2011

The No Side

Dix Dodgy On PST

Liberals say NDP leader won't answer these 6 questions

Submitted by Ryan Stott, Gov't of BC

 

s he campaigns to have British Columbians pay a 12 per cent GST and PST instead of a 10 per cent HST, BC NDP leader Adrian Dix is refusing to answer questions on his reckless plan.

        1) Why won't he commit to restoring all previous PST exemptions?

 

Read more here  

Friday June 10, 2011

Stó:lō News

The Right Stuff

Stó:lō welcome interim NP

Staff/Submitted photo

 

ana Jones is now on maternity leave and Stó:lō Nation Health Service and Fraser Health have hired Colleen Isaiah NP.

        Originally from Quesnel, Isaiah moved to the Lower Mainland with her family from Fort St. James. She has been an NP since graduating from the UBC nursing program in 1997.

 

Read more here  

Friday June 10, 2011

Community

"Please Don't Forget Me" 

Hope Transition House honours Bergeron for inspiring songs

Submitted by D. Bergeron/Voice file photo

 

ountry songwriter/recording artist Debbie Bergeron was recently recognized and honored at the Hope & Area Transition Society for her contributions to bring awareness to women's abuse.
        Debbie added her voice to the cause with her debut album...

 

Read more here  

Friday June 10, 2011

Upcoming Event

CAV Memorial Ride For The Fallen 

Sapper Memorial Ceremony 2:30 pm Saturday

Staff/Voice file photo

 

hawn Boyd and Barry Drews from the 3rd CAV Ubique (Canadian Army Veterans...

 

Read more here  

Thursday June 9, 2011

Stó:lō News

A Mighty Warrior 

Eddie Gardner retires after 17-years with Stó:lō

Released by Stó:lō Nation

 

he year 2011 marked Eddie Gardner's seventeenth year of service for Stó:lō Nation, and also marked the start of his retirement. Eddie has been an integral part of Stó:lō Nation Health Services and has provided many opportunities for community members to take an active part in their culture.

 

Read more here  

Thursday June 9, 2011

Summer Fashion

What Style Are You? 

The latest in enhanced swimwear fashion designed for every shape

Released by Swimco

 

hile photoshopped models in Summer issues of fashion magazines make all lycra look stunning, real women are often left wondering how to wear the latest swimwear trends in a figure-flattering way. Since most of us are more likely to be chasing kids down the...

Read more here  

Thursday June 9, 2011

Community

Can You Sponsor Hope? 

Regimental Dance to raise money for cancer research

Submitted by RCMP UFVRD/File photo

 

he Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment is hosting a RCMP Regimental Ball on October 22, 2011. At the Ball there will be a silent auction to raise money for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley.

Read more here  

Thursday June 9, 2011

UFV News

UFV Honours MacIvor 

Aboriginal Science teacher to receive doctorate

Released by Anne Russell, UFV

 

adeleine MacIvor isn’t a scientist, and in fact only got a middling grade in high school biology. She has, however, contributed to a change in the way that school science is perceived, and challenged the notion that there is one ultimate, omniscient approach to science education...

 

Read more here  

Thursday June 9, 2011

Strike News

Reduced Mail Volumes Cause Postie Layoffs

Canada Post works around rotating strikes to get mail out

Released by Canada Post

 

ue to a significant drop in mail volume Canada Post is forced to immediately reduce costs by making adjustments to delivery schedules. With rotating strikes continuing across the country, Canada Post must act now to avoid significant losses that will harm the company's financial...

 

Read more here  

 Thursday June 9, 2011

Local News

City Hall Meets With Residents

Property owners affected by Carey Point erosion invited tonight  

Submitted by Ryan Shotton, BC Government

 

he City of Chilliwack is inviting property owners affected by erosion and flooding at Carey Point (about seventeen properties) to a town hall meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 9. Issues being discussed include:

 

Read more here

 Thursday June 9, 2011

HST Vote

Dix Fudges On NDP PST Scheme

Keep the GST/PST at 12% or  bring in the HST at 10%   

Submitted by Ryan Shotton, BC Government

 

DP leader Adrian Dix is already fudging his position on the Provincial Sales Tax, highlighting the NDP's shifty approach to tax policy.
        "All session long we heard Dix insist if the HST is voted down in the upcoming referendum, the PST should be reinstated with all the...

 

Read more here

 Thursday June 9, 2011

Community Sports

Rollin' With The Punches

Women's Roller Derby Open House At Prospera June 11    

Submitted by Hootie, Reign Valley Vixens

 

hat is Women's Flat Track Roller Derby all about?

Read more here

 Wednesday June 8, 2011

Community Sports

Feeling The Power

8th Annual Fraser Valley Dragon Boat "Challenge Cup"    

Submitted by Kathy Preuss, FVDBA

 

our teams accepted the challenge and entered the 8th Annual Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Clubs Challenge. With a maximum of four practices these brave new paddlers took to the water this past Sunday on Harrison Lake to show their community and company spirit.

Read more here

 Wednesday June 8, 2011

Federal Politics

Mayors Tell Harper Gov't "Lets Get to Work" 

Feds rely on cities to partner with in order to deliver on campaign promises     

Submitted by Janine Bandcroft, Victoria Street Newz

 

ALIFAX - As Parliament prepares for tomorrow's Speech from the Throne, Canada's Big City Mayors gathered today in Halifax with a clear message for the new majority government:

 

Read more here

 Wednesday June 8, 2011

Kids Stuff

Science Rocks In Chilliwack 

There's still room for more    

Released by Cineplex

 

till room in UFV Science Rocks summer camps
If you're a parent looking for a way to prevent the chorus of 'I'm borrrrrrred' in your house this coming summer, consider inspiring your child with an immersion into the world of science at the University of the Fraser Valley.

 

Read more here

 Wednesday June 8, 2011

Entertainment

Company's Coming 

Live from NYC at Galaxy Theatres June 15   

Released by Cineplex

 

ineplex Entertainment via our Front Row Centre Events and Screenvision are pleased to announce Stephen Sondheim's Company will be presented in high-definition at participating theatres on Wednesday, June 15, at 7 p.m. local time. A special encore presentation will be offered Saturday, July 9, at 1 p.m.

Read more here

 Wednesday June 8, 2011

Community

A Growing Concern 

Gwynne Vaughan Park draws hundreds of green thumbs   

Staff/Voice

 

undreds of people flocked to the annual Gwynne Vaughan Park Society plant sale Saturday hoping to pick up on some green...

 

See photos here

 Wednesday June 8, 2011

Local News

SUV Crash At Vedder Claims Two

Vehicle ended up submerged in canal   

Staff/Voice photo

 

wo people died after their vehicle left Hwy 1 at the Vedder Canal early Wednesday.

See photos here

Feature Story       Tuesday June 7, 2011

No More "Toughest Guy Wins"

Yale First Nations say they're ready to talk sense, not violence  

Craig Hill/Submitted photo

 

chasm as deep as the Fraser Canyon that has been an open wound for millennia between Yale First Nations and Stó:lō First Nations over traditional fishing grounds, just got a little more vast thanks to Christy Clark's Liberal government.

Read more and photos here  

 City Hall News     Tuesday June 7, 2011

Freshet Information

City Hall issues flood protection update

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chilliwack/Voice photo

 

his afternoon, Chilliwack's Manager of Flood Protection Infrastructure gave a presentation to council regarding the Fraser River bank erosion and flooding. For your information, I've put together a summary of the presentation. We plan to have the presentation available on our website soon.

Read more here  

  City Hall News      Tuesday June 7, 2011

Sandbaggers Wanted

Can you help?

Released by Starlee Renton, City of Chilliwack

 

he City of Chilliwack Emergency Program is calling for volunteers to help with sandbagging efforts. If you can help, please call 604-792-8713 between 8:30 to 4:30 pm today, Tues June 7 and Wed June 8. The efforts are focused on protecting affected homes outside the dyke system. While there is an immediate need for this work on Wednesday, there may be other opportunities to help those in need as the Fraser freshet season continues.

Feature Story            Monday June 6, 2011

Classic Canadiana

Yarrow Days parade and community festival a slice of West Coast life

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

arrow always looks great when it's decked-out and town folk there really know how to throw a party. Time slows down to parade pace each year when...

Read more and photos here  

 Monday June 6, 2011

Community

The Art of Watching Hockey

Chilliwack fans love the game and each other's company

Staff/Voice

 

hy sit alone, or with just a couple of people when can really get the feel of the game. It's better than the real thing, and a lot cheaper, on the City's big 11' x 17' screen.

        Next game: tonight 5 pm in the lot next to Ex Park behind Prospera Centre.

 

See photos here

 Sunday June 5, 2011

Opinion

There's Art & Then There's Canned Art

Chilliwack Fair logo design falls flat and needs more work

Craig Hill/Voice

 

oday I had a chance to read the review regarding the Chilliwack Exhibition logo re-working and name change.

        The word "Exhibition" was dropped for "Fair". I would agree that the word exhibition is kind of "cumbersome" and dry, so that...

Read more here

 

 Saturday June 4, 2011

Upcoming Event

You Get A Line, I'll Get A Pole

Greg Clark Fishing Derby June 18 at Cultus Lake Staff/Voice file

 

he Greg Clark Memorial Family Fishing Derby is sanctioned by the BC Family...

 

Read more here

 

 Friday June 3, 2011

City Seen

A Eureka Moment

Stunts and explosions the norm when TV show film crews hit Chilliwack streets  

Staff/Voice photos

 

EP Productions was in town filming Eureka. Crews shot scenes on Wellington with...

 

Read more here

 

 Friday June 3, 2011

Local News

Betty Fox Seriously Ill

She is at a Chilliwack Hospice 

Released the Fox family

 

e wish to share that our wife and mother, Mrs. Betty Fox, is seriously ill. Media reports today that she has cancer are incorrect. To respect her privacy, no other details will be provided. 

 

Read more here

 

 Friday June 3, 2011

Entertainment

Brahms Afternoon

LA Philharmonic live with John Lithgow in HD at Galaxy Theatres Sun, June 5

Released Cineplex

 

ineplex Entertainment, via our Front Row Centre Events is pleased to announce the final transmission of LA Phil Live will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. PST. Live via satellite from the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los...

 

Read more here

 Friday June 3, 2011

HST News

Forum To Inform

Empower yourself about the tax before you vote in the referendum tonight

Released by UFV, CTV graphic

 

ake an informed vote. UFV is hosting a public forum tonight, 7:30 pm, 33844 King Road, Abbotsford at the B101 Lecture Theatre. The yes and no sides will present their views in a public meeting format. The goal is to generate informed discussion before the vote. UFV has selected independent reps to moderate the forums in a non-partisan way.

Feature Story     Thursday June 2, 2011

In No-Man's Land

Ballam Road residents okay for now, but fickle weather leaves future uncertain

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

n Sunday, the Fraser River crept over it's banks at Ballam Rd. and by early Monday it had swallowed up everything in it's path, threatening three homes and swamping outbuildings...

 

Story and photos here  

 Thursday June 2, 2011

Gov't News

Seeking Balance In Ottawa  

Les wants US-style elections for BC senators

Released by office of MLA John Les/Voice file photo

 

hilliwack MLA John Les introduced a Private Member's Bill to the Legislature today. The proposed Senate Nominee Election Act would provide a legal framework for electing Senatorial nominees to represent B.C. in the Senate...

 

Read more here

 

 Thursday June 2, 2011

Federal Politics 

Harper's State Of Church And Politics

The government doesn't appoint bishops or vice versa

Submitted by Betty Krawczyk, Cumberland BC

 

UDGES SHOULD BE ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE, not appointed by Christian Fundamentalist Prime Ministers. Judges should have to run for office like every other politician, because in a...

 

Read more here

                                    Thursday June 2, 2011

Community 

Big Screen A Blast

Canucks games are community hockey nights in Chilliwack

Staff/Voice photos

 

hilliwack hockey fans got a break in the weather Thursday evening for the game one of the Stanley Cup Final. Canucks...

 

 Read more here

                        Thursday June 2, 2011

Health Alert

Bad

Medicine

Fraser Health issues heroin alert after increase in deaths the past several months

Released by FHA

 

raser Health is warning intravenous drug users that a potentially fatal grade of heroin sold on the streets in recent months has been responsible for a spike in recent heroin-related overdose deaths.
        Preliminary results from the Chief Coroner's Office report a...

 

Read more here

Feature Story        Monday June 1, 2011

Running Down Disease

Ride To Live raises spirits, awareness and cash for the cause

Craig Hill/Voice photos

 

n Sunday, the 2nd Annual Ride to Live for prostrate cancer left Eagle Landing Walmart heading to Cloverdale where they rendezvoused for a barbeque lunch with hundreds of others riders who left from Trev Deeley's in Vancouver.

 

Read more & photo gallery here  

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