October 11 is National Emergency Nurse Day to say “thank you” to the ER nurses.

 

Chilliwack News -  October 2017

 

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

Chilliwack BIA

The Business of Being Warm

Salvation Army collecting winter clothes

By FortisBC/Kyle Williams DCBIA

 

he Business Improvement Areas of British Columbia (BIABC), in collaboration with FortisBC, are providing warmth to communities across the province this November.

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Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

My Say

Permissive not Predjusticed

Bullying can stop anytime

By Myrtle Macdonald, M. Sc., Author

 

olerance and friendship with people whose values are different should be taught and modeled beginning in preschool. Curiosity and touching should be avoided.

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 Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 

Music Seen

Hoot and Scoot

Cuddy and Bentall play Chilliwack Cultch Feb 8

By Rob Warwick, Rock.it boy Ent.

 

n support of his fourth solo studio album, Jim Cuddy announces his 2018 cross-Canada tour. The "Constellation Tour" kicks off on Feb. 8, 2018, with 33 stops across the country. Joining Jim on tour are ...

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  Feature Story  Oct 29, 2017

 

Medal for Metal

Six Chilliwack business in the running for Small Business BC Awards, nominations open until Nov 30

Submitted by Jenna Wright, Canadian Cancer Society

he 15th annual Small Business BC Awards has been officially opened for nominations...

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Monday, Oct 30, 2017

Veterans

Friends with Benefits  The story of how two kids with missing limbs met

By Martine Lapine

 

ewton, 5, of Stratford spotted each other for the first time through a fence that separated their neighbouring school and daycare. Noticing that they both share something special...

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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

Lotto News

In the Spin

Next best thing to winning is reading about the winners

By OLG

 

've been playing THE BIG SPIN since the game launched. It's my favourite INSTANT game because it's so cool that you can win but not know what your prize is until you spin the ...

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Monday, Oct 30, 2017

Veterans

Myths and Money

Open letter to the PM regarding super annuity for cops and vets

By John Labelle, Nova Scotia

 

ow two years into your mandate very few of your promises to Veterans issues have been resolved in favour of the living Veterans and their Families. Our Military/RCMP Veterans CPP claw back issue has been passed from ...

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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

My Say

Stuck Like Glue

Reader expresses environmental concerns over paving

By Gursher Natt

 

am a resident from the City of Chilliwack. I have a far-reaching concern on how BA BLACKTOP is conducting their work. I have noticed that the glue which these guys are using on the roads is going straight into...

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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

 

Pipeline News

Dogs of War

Stand.Earth fight off Enbridge
By Karen Mahon

 

t this moment sheriffs are waiting outside the Stand.earth office at 207 W Hastings on Enbridge's orders to seize all assets of the organization.

        This morning our staff was served a notice of writ of seizure and sale, and two sheriffs showed up at our door...

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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Finance

Better for Business

Online invoicing for superior cash flow management
By Tashon Ziara

 

ime is money, it’s a truism that really strikes home when you’re in business owners is to find innovative ways to free up more of their time to focus on business, so we’re very excited to be the first financial institution in ...

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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

My Say

Both Sides Now

Holy Trolling 

By C Hill - Edited

 

s Barry Neufeld, School District 33 board trustee the Donald Trump of Chilliwack?

On Wednesday, Board chairman, Paul McManus, issued a statement regarding some disparaging remarks Neufeld apparently ...

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

Sports

Curlers Gear Up
Scotties in
Penticton January 27 to February 4
By
Al Cameron

 

urling fever is picking up in the South Okanagan, so we’re making sure fans have more options to watch the world’s...

 

 

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

Fire News

Candle Power

CFD urges caution when using improvised lighting
By Ian Josephson, CFD

 

n October 14, 2017, at approximately 10pm the Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a structure fire in...

 

 

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

Sports

Spin Cycles

BC women dominate nationals
By Cycling BC

 

he 2017 Canadian Track Championships p/b Lexus for Elite and Masters athletes opened Thursday at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in ...

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

SPCA News

Bearly Legal

Grizzly bear hunt strategy input open until Nov 2
By Lori Chortyk, SPCA

 

he BC SPCA is urging British Columbians to speak out against grizzly bear hunting across the province.

 

 

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Monday, Oct 16, 2017

City Hall News

Five Easy Pieces

City announces plans for Chilliwack's busiest corner
By Staff/CHCA

 

n Tuesday, council is expected to rubber stamp the Five Corners  "Comprehensive...

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Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Ryder Lake Grape

Hello Out There

Residents near goal for high speed web access
By S. Van Lyn via P. Hamilton

 

ur deadline for providing Telus with numbers of possibly interested residences is the...

 

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 Feature Story   Oct 15, 2017

 

Film

Not Just Your Ordinary Zombie Movie
Hometown Chilliwack woman, Nikki Wallin wins awards

Submitted by Ed Collins

 

 

he setting is a post-apocalyptic wasteland that is frozen in the 90s.

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Community

Toward a Better Day

Purple Light Night supports Women in Violent Relationships
By Cst Ian Macdonald

 

he Purple Light Nights initiative originated in Covington, Wash...

 

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Friday, Oct 13, 2017

On the Bench

Silver Lining

Huskers award night, players named to all -star team
By Rod Hudson, Valley Huskers

 

wards and accolades were handed out in abundance at the...

 

 

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Community

Ride On, Dude!

Annual Fall bicycle auction helps youth Oct 21
By Debbie Biggin, CRJYAA

Postponed

 

hilliwack Restorative Justice & Youth Advocacy Association will be hosting their...

 

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Okanagan

Artraiser

Winery auction for BC forest fire victims Oct 14 - Nov 12
By Ex Nihilo Vineyards

 

n Saturday, October 14th, 2017 Ex Nihilo Vineyards Okanagan will unveil an Alex Fong original piece...

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

SPCA

Thieves Go Animal

Miscreants break into Abbotsford branch
By Tricia Weel, SPCA

 

hile most people were sleeping off their Thanksgiving weekend excesses, others spent their time breaking into the Abbotsford...

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Food

What It's Like

Restaurant patrons eat in the dark to experience blindness
By Dark Table

 

lready a hit in major cities like London, Paris, New York, L.A. and Montreal, blind...

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Canada-Wide

Canadian Cookie Jar

Bombardier versus Boeing funding fracas
By Betty Krawczyk

 

es, on the face of it, it does seem that Canada is being unfairly run over by the US.

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Canada-Wide

Canadian Cookie Jar

Bombardier versus Boeing funding fracas
By Betty Krawczyk

 

es, on the face of it, it does seem that Canada is being unfairly run over by the US.

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Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Women

Sip and Dip

Brushes and Lushes, Red Press fundraiser Oct 15
By Aymee Leake, Abbotsford

 

ip from one glass, dip your brush into another on Sunday, October 15 from 7-9 PM. Savour this paint-acular evening at...

 

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Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Books

The Other Mother

A story about the bonds and the bounds of motherhood
By Shanthi Sekaran

 

n this astonishing novel, Shanthi Sekaran gives voice to the devotion and anguish of motherhood through two women bound together by.

 

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Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Fishing

Edge of Winter

A time for "termination dust"
By Chris Hunt, Trout Unlimited

 

s Phoebe danced around the truck, anxious to start the walk up the familiar...

 

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Friday, Oct 6, 2017

Environment

Carefree & Careless

BC Company hit with huge fine for polluting creek
By ECCC

 

oday, in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Teck...

 

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Sunday, Oct 8, 2017

Women

Global Tutors

International mentorship program for women leaders
By Tashon Ziara, Abbotsford

 

eople helping people, it’s a philosophy that all credit unions share, whether in Canada or halfway around the world. During the month of September, Francisca..

 

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  Feature Story  Oct 7, 2017

 

Community

Sometimes a Great Notion
Victory Church and Central School a perfect fit

By Staff/Voice photos

 

 

 

t's another run-of-the-mill day at Central Elementary school. If the kids...

 

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  Feature Story  Oct 10, 2017

 

Business

Tour de Chilliwack
Business Walks Program October 18

By Michelle Graham

 

he Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) in partnership with...

 

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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

Real Estate

Boomtown

Strong summer sales carry through September
By Greg Nord-Leth, CADREB pres

 

ontinued migration to the Upper Fraser Valley is creating a strong autumn housing market. In fact, is was a banner month, according to the Chilliwack...

 

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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

The Arts

Virtuous Imagination

Ec-Lec-Tic gallery CVAA show Oct 26 to Nov 25
By Mary Main, CVAA

 

refreshing & enlightening exhibit that embraces culture, the humanities and the...

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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

Sports

The Grand Finale

Huskers embark on their last game Sat Oct 7
By Rod Hudson, B. Robertson

 

ust a quick reminder that the Huskers final game of the season is this Saturday at 1pm... 

 

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  Feature Story   Oct 3, 2017

 

Local News

State of Neglect

SPCA looks for new regulations after Chilliwack breeder caught with 20 abused dogs

By Tricia Weel, SPCA

 

he BC SPCA is caring for 20 small-breed dogs and puppies after executing a search warrant on a...

 

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Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Music Seen

High Performance

Country star Brokop plays Bozzini's lounge Nov 12
By Mano Asprakis, Bozzini's

 

t’s unusual – in fact, some might say very rare – for an artist to have...

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Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Music Seen

Nightingales

Kongero: Swedish women's band play Harrison Oct 14
By Byran Cutler, HFS

 

arrison Festival Society’s 29th Season of the Performing Arts will continue Saturday...

 

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Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Letters

Classroom Class

Here's why SOGI isn't a good thing at schools
By Sandy Devenney, Abby

 

ithout input from professionals and without parents’ permission the schools’ are introducing an “Anti-Bulling Program” into every grade and every subject in...

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Monday, Oct 2 , 2017

BC Gov't

Disabled Get Pass

Transportation costs returned to the handicapped
By BC Gov't Caucus

 

eginning Jan. 1, 2018, annual bus passes will be available to people on disability assistance through a new transportation supplement.

    

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Monday, Oct 2 , 2017

Community

The Corner Concept

Downtown visual art committee selects piece
By Staff/Handout photos

 

t's been big, gray, lifeless wall at Five Corners for quite some time. But that's about to change with thanks to local artist Davis Graham who beat out...

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  Feature Story  Oct 1, 2017

 

Entertainment

The Way the West Was

Fun

 

Vancouver company lands Last Kids On Earth contract

By Submitted by Nicole Pender

 

hunderbird Entertainment announced today that its animation studio Atomic Cartoons has optioned... 

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