Community

Chilliwack man hoping to restore ‘59 Chevy with big lottery win

Hervey Blois, a retired veteran, says he’s ‘dumbstruck’ by $500,000 win on lottery website

 

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

 

Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies

Litter may be one of the biggest ever

 

B.C. families financially affected by pandemic eligible for grocery gift cards

Program open to struggling families in Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities

Trailbuilding together at Chilliwack Community Forest

Groups come together to create a new mountain biking space at popular trail system

Famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer brings movements of joy to Long Beach

Internet-famous dancer is exploring Vancouver Island, visiting the B.C. Legislature and more

Public will get chance to walk among the sunflowers in Chilliwack

Popular flower festival moving ahead with opening plans, and reduced capacity due to COVID-19

Ride for cancer in Langley will take place Sunday, despite COVID-19

Annual fundraiser will be ‘really different,’ but classic cars are expected, organizer promises

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

96-year-old woman scales B.C. butte with help of family, friends

‘I did as I was told and I enjoyed every minute of it’

UFV learning journey helped Stó:lō woman reconnect with roots

Tsandlia Van Ry is this year’s winner of UFV’s Lieutenant Governor’s medal

Helping our Hometown Heroes

With your tickets, you could win big – and give back

  • Jun 8, 2020

Chilliwack grandma says $500,000 Lotto Max win is ‘Extra’ special

‘I will celebrate at home and share the rest with my kids and grandkids’

Haircuts for Good asking for donations through home haircuts

Donations can go to food banks or health-care foundations of your choice

Tulips donated to Fraser Valley hospital commemorate Dutch liberation

5000 tulip bouquets donated to front line workers, war veterans and residents in senior care

Sharing trusted hearts, endless support at times of greatest need

Celebrating National Volunteer Week at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

  • Apr 20, 2020

Garden Park Tower in Abbotsford still open for business

Coffee shop still selling takeout meals and some basic grocery items

  • Apr 6, 2020

Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

4 ways a new garage floor helps your community

Zone Garage Fraser Valley will revamp your garage and spread the love around Abbotsford

  • Mar 9, 2020