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 Saturday, June 16, 2019  

Published 4 pm

 

Fire Destroys Newer Home

Three evacuated, one with minor smoke inhalation and burn

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Firefighters tried but unfortunately unable to save the home.

ust after 9am Saturday, reports came in of a house on fire in the 45800-block of South Sumas Road. In a few short minutes a thick column of smoke could be seen rising from as far back as Luckakuck Way.

Firefighters from Chilliwack Fire Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 responded but by the time crews could get there the blaze had become fully embedded into the structure.

"Fire crews arrived on scene to find a fully involved 2-storey single family residential home. Fire crews contained the fire to the home," said Ian Josephson, Fire Chief, Chilliwack Fire Department. "The fire also damaged two pickup trucks parked adjacent to the garage."

The large modern house was only charred ruins afterward.

According to Joesephson, three residents, a man and two teen sons, were home at the time and managed to evacuate. The father suffered some minor smoke inhalation and a burn to one arm and was treated by BC Ambulance Service paramedics on the scene. Unfortunately two cats didn't survive.

There were no firefighter injuries.

The cause of the fire cause is considered accidental and is under investigation by the Chilliwack Fire Department.

 

 

 

 Tuesday, June 11, 2019  

Published 3 pm

 

New Game Show Produced in Chilliwack: To Pot or Not

City denies more pot store rezone applications than any other businesses

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Chilliwack City councillor Jason Lum wants a moratorium on marijuana store applications.

 

arlier this week print media reported that councillor Jason Lum "never received so many threats" after he mentioned he wanted a moratorium on applications to rezone for pot stores. The item was completely slanted. There was no word on mayor Popove's or council Attrill's comments.

What we don't know is what kind of threats were made. Threats not to vote for him in 3 years? Threats to kill his first born? Are the RCMP investigating? This was a ridiculous and erroneous statement to make. Lum and print media should know better.

Also, two years ago, every other municipality in the Lower Mainland got rid of their upper-level staff. Not Chilliwack with the highest paid in BC. Every election councils change it up but these staff like Montief and Blaine are still there. Montief makes $285k/year. Their names should be on the ballot. All we hear is how "staff" made recommendations to council which council follows like a bull with a ring in its nose. So who's running the show?

That prospective store at Young and Chilliwack Central across from the car lot is a dead zone. Instead of having a vibrant tax-paying retail enterprise it will remain an empty structure—a  waiting target for homeless with nothing there. And it's still going to remain a dead zone. Adults in supportive housing should be able to make up their own minds as adults especially when all they have to do is walk a few more feet to a store. If council doesn't believe it then they're high on something. If adults in supportive housing want pot they'll get it.

The same with the proposed Promontory rezone by a group who already sells liquor there and also own and Dukes Country Pub. That group bent over backwards and gave council the most detailed plans I've ever seen in 11 years covering city hall. So far, council has made nothing but ludicrous and very poor C9 rezone decisions.

 

 

 Tuesday, June 11, 2019  

Published 3 pm

 

Drop the Cash But Not Your Phone

Prospera Credit Unions now available for mobile purchases with Apple Pay

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rospera Credit Union has added Apple Pay to its mobile payment options. Apple Pay enables members to pay with their Prospera Debit Card on their iPhone or Apple Watch at retailers displaying the Interac Flash® logo. It can also be used in our iOS mobile banking app and on websites where Apple Pay is accepted. Read more here.

 

 

 Tuesday, June 11, 2019  

Published 3 pm

 

Chilliwack's Country Roads Can Be Treacherous

Pickup truck barely misses going into a water-filled ditch

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Thankfully a pickup didn't roll into a ditch filled with water Tuesday afternoon.

 

round 1 pm Tuesday reports that a pickup truck went into the ditch in the 47000-block of Yale Road. At least one of the occupants had some injuries. Firefighters attended to them while waiting for an ambulance.

Five feet over and the pickup would have gone into the water. Those types of accidents are very serious because when a vehicle goes into a ditch more often than not it rolls and in many instances the ditch has water in it and the consequences can be dire. It's not known how this accident happened but please drive safely on Chilliwack's country roads.

 

 

 Tuesday, June 11, 2019  

Published 3 pm

 

Will Canada's Veterans Boycott the Elections?

Conservative Party's broken promises to military and RCMP veterans

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An open letter to Andrew James Scheer PC MP, Regina riding

 

n the 2005 Federal election campaign Mr. Harper, MP stated: ((Hansard 2005) "When a motion passes the democratic elected majority of the House of Commons, The Government shall Honour that motion!" Once elected he broke his election promise and refused to move forward the successful vote of Bill C-201. Read more here.

 

 

 

 Tuesday, June 11, 2019  

Published 10 am

 

Happy Birthday Myrtle!

Popular Voice columnist turns 98

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St. Thomas congregation and friends celebrated Myrtle Macdonald's 98th birthday.

 

unday was a very special day for Myrtle and friends as she turned 98 years young.

 

Myrtle who has a B.Sc (U of Alberta) M.Sc.A. (McGill University) and author has been a tireless advocate for locally grown produce and always has plenty of tips. She is also a big supporter of Rail for the Valley and her columns have appeared on The Voice for many years on various subjects including food, transportation, faith and more. She loves to reach out to readers and share her abundance knowledge.

 

One of Myrtle's displays Sunday at St. Thomas church covered India.

 

On Sunday she had several displays set up of her world travels as a missionary nurse in India for16 years:  1946-53, 1958-63 and 1978-81 and Pakistan among others, which she painstakingly put together.

 

Two women from "Odisha [India] were in their third year lower grade RN and midwifery studies there, said Macdonald. "One became my first RN in our little hospital in Serango, Odisha, which we enlarged to 54 beds in 1958-63."

 

She has an amazing collection of artifacts and beautiful photo albums from leopard hunts in India to farming in Alberta.

 

One of Myrtle's displays Sunday at St. Thomas church covered Lesotho. Below is her display from her time working as a missionary nurse in Thailand.

 

The book centers around the continuous evolving of culture, languages, artistic and architectural skills, life styles, science and music over a span of 4000 years. Tribes and nations claimed land and constantly changed their borders, codes of justice and creeds.

 

All this is carefully documented. Dates are kept at the left as a visual aid to enable readers to compare simultaneous migrations from mid Asia and middle east, into north Africa, Italy, Spain, southeast and NE Europe, Scandinavia, Britain and up the rivers into Europe and Russia. Read more about her amazing world history book for sale linked here on the website which you can buy through Amazon here.

 

Most of all she's loved very much in the community and that's what it's all about.

 

 

 

 Monday, June 10, 2019  

Published 10 am

 

Hungry Nomads

Ryder Lake Ramble June 15-16

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e are launching our 2019 gleaning season with a plant sale as part of the 2019 Ryder Lake Ramble. There's no cost to attend the plant sale but if you wish to experience the Ramble tickets are available at the Waterfall as you come up the hill on Elk View Rd. Cost is $5 or $20 a car load.

 

The goal for VPG is to raise funds to cover our insurance costs to run the 2019 Gleaning Programme. More than 1,000 plants available.

June 16th is Father's Day - take your gardening Dads on the Ryder Lake Ramble and enjoy the amazing scenery of Ryder Lake.

 

Date: Saturday, June 15
Time: 10 am - 5pm
Date: Sunday, June 16
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: 47644 Forester Road, Ryder Lake, Chilliwack

 

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 Saturday, June 8, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Urban Safari Barn Sale Fundraiser June 15-16

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ooking for something special for your fury, scaled, or feathered friend? Urban Safari Rescue Society is having massive barn sale of new and used pet items on Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16. – 11am to 5pm each day.

1395 176th St. south Surrey. This is a fund raiser for our rescue society. We have aquariums, dog supplies, cat supplies, reptile supplies, hamster cages, aquarium decorations, lighting, toys, carriers and so much more. You will be surprised at what you will find. info@urbansafari.ca

 

 

 

 Saturday, June 8, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

It was a Dark and Stormy Night...

Actors call for Madeleine L’Engle Classic, A Wrinkle in Time

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Auditions are June 25

 

allery 7 Theatre is pleased to be holding open auditions for its first production of their all-new, 2019-2020 ‘Ordinary Heroes’ theatre season, A Wrinkle in Time. Adapted by John Glore from the popular and controversial novel by Madeleine L’Engle, the auditions will be held on June 25, 2019, at the theatre’s rehearsal hall, #100 – 34595 3rd Ave, Abbotsford.  Read more here.

 

 

 Saturday, June 8, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

You Get a Line, I'll Get A Pole, Dad

Free family day fishing June 15 at Cultus Lake

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Kids out with dads fishing at Cultus Lake on Fathers Day.

 

n initiative launched two decades ago to offer families a fun, affordable Father’s Day activity has become a staple Father’s Day tradition in communities throughout the province. Growing from a handful of events in Vancouver, Victoria and the Okanagan, there are now nearly 50 events throughout the province, joining a larger Father’s Day trend of creating experiences and making memories with Dad to celebrate Father’s Day while kicking off the fishing season. See more times and dates around the Lower Mainland.

 

 

 Saturday, June 8, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

Opening Up BC

Ebus expands routes in the province

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Mike is one of the Ebus coach drivers.

 

bus BC is thrilled to announce that we've applied to the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) to service two new regions in BC - Salmon Arm and Prince George. With seven months of operations under our belt in BC, we're excited to have the chance to increase connectivity for people in our current and 14 potential new communities.

The Salmon Arm route will be an addition to our existing run between Kamloops and Kelowna, providing service to Chase, Sorrento, Salmon Arm, Enderby, and Armstrong. The Prince George service will be a new route from Kamloops, heading up Highway 97 through Cache Creek, 70 Mile House, 100 Mile House, Lac la Hache, Williams Lake, Quesnel, and Hixon to Prince George.

We're currently working on stop locations, schedules, and pricing, with a goal to launch service as soon as possible after receiving approval from the Passenger Transportation Board.

We’re proud to be taking another step in the right direction in improving access to more communities for more people in the province of BC. For times and schedules, visit Ebus here.

 

 

 Friday, June 7, 2019  

Published 6 pm

 

Chief Says Arson to Blame

Boarded up house burns down

Mike Bourdon, Assistant Fire Chief/Voice photos

 

Chilliwack firefighters map out their next move on a blaze in a vacant house on Norrish Ave. Wednesday.

 

t approximately 7:45am on June 5, 2019, firefighters from Chilliwack fire halls 1, 2, 4, 5 & 6 responded to a structure fire in the 46000-block of Norrish Avenue.

 

When firefighters arrived they found a single-storey residential house with flame and smoke showing from the roof system of the house. All occupants inside the home safely evacuated.



Firefighters suit up for a closer inspection.

 

Fire Firefighters battled the fire from the exterior as the house was unsafe to enter due to the fire damage. Once the fire was suppressed, an excavator was called out to demolish the home due to safety concerns.

 

There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.

This fire was deliberately set and is under investigation by Chilliwack Fire Department and RCMP fire investigators. If anyone has any information about this fire, they are asked to call the RCMP at 604-792-4611 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.upperfraservalleycrimestoppers.ca
 

 

 Friday, June 7, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

Music of the Night: The Concert Tour

A celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 70th Birthday

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Music of the Night will be in Chilliwack September 14. Below, violinist Zander Felton Vancouver Island resident.

 

usic of the Night – The Concert Tour, is a concert celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th Birthday and his acclaim as the most successful musical theatre composer of all time.

 

With a first tour leg launching later this month, audiences in Nanaimo, Campbell River, Courtenay, Salt Spring, Sidney and Whistler will have the unique opportunity to hear performances of some of the most iconic musical theatre scores ever written. Repertoire will include selections from Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunset Blvd. Read more here.

 

 

 

 Thursday, June 6, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

Marijuana Moratorium?

Council still dithering on locations

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Chilliwack City councillor Jason Lum wants a moratorium on marijuana store applications.

 

o far City councillors have been inflexible on where marijuana can be sold in Chilliwack and at the council meeting Tuesday it was a resounding "no" to an application to rezone 8810 Young Rd to a C9 Zone where a store could have been set up. That came after staff's recommendation to deny the application.

 

Councillor Jason Lum's grandstanding over the taxation revenue issue and now wants that on the table as part of the discussion and suggested there be a moratorium on pot shops. It appears he's trying to stuff the genie back in the bottle and making the City look incompetent when he says he wants more information from the provincial government. The information's already out there. If the provincial government wants to sell marijuana they have to go though the same process to rezone property.


Mayor Ken Popove reminded council that C9 readings are over rezoning only.


Councillor Sue Attrill disagreed with Lum's buckshot approach to a complete moratorium on marijuana stores.
 

"There shouldn't be a moratorium on all applications, we just need to be careful about what we allow to go forward," she said.
 

Lum might get his way. He's asked staff to look at the possibility of a moratorium. But it's hard to see if his desires are couched in logic because it seems delays aren't working. The longer council dithers the more it works against them because smokers will either go to the tax-free Bloom stores on Ashwell Rd. on the Rez or it's back to square one and the underground economy.

 

 

 

 Wednesday, June 5, 2019  

Published 10 am

 

The Wild West

Stolen vehicle crashes while trying to evade police

Staff/Voice photos

 

A stolen pickup crashed in a busy neighbourhood on Fletcher Ave. while trying to evade police last Friday.

 

stolen grey pickup roared down Yale Rd with a cop hot on its tail and ended in major crash in residential area.

Late Friday afternoon, the driver, trying to lose a cop, turned north on Fletcher Ave.  and gunned it. By the time he was at the intersection at Bole Ave. he was travelling faster than a locomotive slamming into a small vehicle.

The truck rolled and came to rest on the corner of a house.

Two guys managed to clamber out of the twisted metal and glass. One ran down the block away to a house and was arrested shortly after. The other was taken to an ambulance in handcuffs.



The female crash victim is loaded into the BCAS ambulance. Thankfully she wasn't seriously injured.

The other vehicle careened off the road stopping just short of a large tree. The driver of that vehicle didn't seem to be in a lot of pain as she was extricated and taken to an ambulance.

Bystanders said it was Cst. Mike Sabulski aka "Robocop" who gave pursuit was and wondered why he engaged a stolen vehicle trying to escape in a densely packed residential area. But that has not been confirmed.

 

"I don't understand why they didn't just shut down the chase," said one person on the scene. "With the school blocking the east side there would have been only three exit areas."


A local traffic cop can be seen leaning on the overturned vehicle.


The officer involved was immediately on scene. Speculation from one person there said it was that particular cop's second chase in two months and and that he engaged in several similar situations over the past 6 months.

 

A curious ERT member.


Apparently at least one of the suspects was recently released custody for other crime(s).

"My boyfriend found one of the guy's parole papers across the street, apparently he was just released from jail," said a woman pointing.



The vehicle is righted.

 

Emergency Reponse Team members were on scene.



The crash victim's dog "pooch" was going to be cared for until it could be returned to the owner.

 

The female driver's dog named "pooch" didn't run like many dogs do in accidents and was taken by someone who would look after the dog until she could return it to the woman involved in the accident. The RCMP has not sent out a release.

 

"If anyone has any information about this accident, they are asked to call the RCMP at 604-792-4611 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or upperfraservalleycrimestoppers.ca"

 

 

 

 Tuesday, June 4, 2019  

Published 1 pm

 

Vacant House Fire

Garage lost, house gutted

Andrew Brown, Assistant Chief, Training, CFD /Voice photos

 

Dan Cole riding Cita storm the field Sunday

 

n June 3, 2019 at approximately 0445am the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire located in the 46000 block of Maple Ave.

Firefighters responded from Halls 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6, and on arrival, reported a fully involved structure fire in a detached garage of a single story residential home, which had spread to the home. The structure was vacant and boarded up at the time of the fire. Due to fire conditions firefighters set up a defensive fire attack and brought the fire under control.



Firefighters line-up to get contaminants, debris, ashes and smoke hosed off. A lot of these old houses have asbestos in them.

 

The garage was completely consumed in the fire and the home suffered major fire and smoke damage to the interior and exterior of the structure. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.

Chilliwack Fire Department would like to remind owners of vacant homes that they face an increased risk when it comes to property damage which includes vandalism, theft and or fire damage. A fire within a vacant home also increases the risk to firefighter safety.



This fire is considered suspicious at this time, and is under investigation by the Chilliwack Fire Department and RCMP.

If anyone has any information about this fire, they are asked to call the RCMP at 604-792-4611 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or upperfraservalleycrimestoppers.ca

 

 

 Tuesday, June 4, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

Turf Gladiators

Coyle on Cita clean house at the Longine's

Chris Pack/Cealy Tetly, T-Bird photo

 

Dan Cole riding Cita storm the field Sunday

 

f you're following the equestrian jumping championships Saturday in Langley, BC, Daniel Coyle on Cita won the $36,500 at the tbird Cup during the 2019 Odlum Brown BC Open.


Cita has wings. Huge air. Check those powerful front legs, hooves tucked in as they clear the doubles.

 

 

 Tuesday, June 4, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

The Best Part of Losing is Reading About the Winners

Long-time 6/49 buyers strike gold

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Virginia and Don Johnson hit it big last week.

 

mixture of disbelief and relief were the feelings that came to mind when Victoria’s Virginia and Donald Johnson found out they matched all ten numbers in the Lotto 6/49 draw held on May 29, 2019, to win the guaranteed $1 million prize.

“The first person I told was my husband,” said Virginia. “I noticed the guarantee winner, so I checked it. Don was downstairs, and I think he asked if I was telling the truth and if I was going to check on it right away.”  Read more here.

 

 

 

 Tuesday, June 4, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

Maximum Pride

Could ten thousand signatories be wrong?

Dave Palmer, Nepean, Ont./Voice file photos

 

 

A GoFundMe page has been set up to support the effort to have a medal created by the federal  gov't to honour, acknowledge and recognize service by our Veterans and Troops.

 

am a Canadian that no longer believes that the heritage of our nation is based on integrity and honour by the governments that have been at the helm of this nation for over 150 years.

We as a nation, as I understand it, is that as Canadians in 2019, we still have the right to speak without fear, to freely worship as we want, to believe that we are still a democracy. Read more here.

 

 

 Monday, June 3, 2019  

Published 9 am

 

Running Down Disease

West Coast Ride to Live raise $150k in support of prostrate cancer

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The 2019 Ride to Live raised $150,000.

 

here's something about the low rumble of Harley's in the morning that gets the blood flowing. It's an impressive sight to see 250 bikes backed into the curb.

Hundreds of riders left Trev Deely in Vancouver and Mountainview Harley Davidson in Chilliwack last Saturday in the annual Ride to Live to fund prostate cancer research, education and support in British Columbia. See more here.
 

 

 Sunday, June 2, 2019  

Published 9 am

 

Double Trouble

Firefighters called to blaze at vacant house

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Knocked down the fire in a few minutes before it spread.

ust before 7 am, firefighters were called out again. This time it was to a vacant house in the 46000-block Margaret Ave,.

By the time firefighters could get there, the blaze was beginning to spread. Crews immediately set up a defensive attack and brought the fire under control.

"Chilliwack Fire Department would like to remind owners of vacant homes that they face an increase risk when it comes to property damage which includes vandalism, theft and or fire damage. A fire within a vacant home also increases the risk to fire fighter safety," said Andrew Brown, Asst Chief Training in a Sunday release.

Crews stretch out the hoses to get the water going. Below, A well-oiled machine. Everyone was doing what they were supposed to.

 

This fire is considered suspicious at this time, and is under investigation by the Chilliwack Fire Department and RCMP.

Anyone with information which may assist with this investigation is asked to call Chilliwack RCMP at (604) 792-4611, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

 

 

 Sunday, June 2, 2019  

Published 5 am

 

Daybreak Blaze

Firefighters called to vehicle fire

Staff/Voice photo

 

Firefighters had to pull out the hoses for an early morning vehicle fire.

 

t daybreak, just after 4 am, firefighters were called to a vehicle fire at the impound yard in the 8900-block of Nowell St. on the south side of the tracks.

 

A thick smell of plastic burning permeated the air to Young Rd where people were calling it in, however crews had it mostly extinguished by then.

 

If you see anything like this, don't cross the tracks for a photo. Your life's worth more than a photograph.

 

Anyone with information which may assist with this investigation is asked to call Chilliwack RCMP at (604) 792-4611, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

 

 

 Sunday, June 2, 2019  

Published 8 am

 

"Let Your Freaks Fly!"

Actors call, Shrek the Musical auditions run to June 12.

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Once upon a time there was a green ogre, who liked swamps and hated onions

 

ave people told you, you sound exactly like Donkey from the iconic story of Shrek or that your vertically challenged prince-like stature may serve you well on stage?
 
You may be just the person Align Entertainment needs for their next musical theatre production – Shrek the Musical.
 
Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of landscape, Shrek the Musical is just like the animated movie series and chronicles the life of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation. Along the way, he meets others as unique as he is, realizes his own self-worth and spoiler alert – overcomes the bullies who have taunted him his entire existence.
 
“One of the best life lessons that comes out of Shrek is how important it is to be yourself - captured in everybody’s favorite song from the show, ‘let your freak flag fly,’” says Align Entertainment’s director and co-producer Chad Matchette.
 
Auditions are now open for the theatre company’s latest Shrek production that is set to run in February 2020 at the Michael J Fox Theatre with rehearsals starting in November of this year.
 
Matchette says it’s always interesting to see who tries out for the roles in Align’s productions which have been running since 2014.
 
“We are always thrilled with who comes out for these auditions and don’t put any restrictions on them so as a result, the range of talent and different backgrounds is incredibly diverse.”
 
Anyone interested in auditioning is encouraged to come out as even if actors, professional or beginner, are not cast as a character, Matchette points out there are many ensemble opportunities in this production that would be suitable for adults and children. He adds however anyone interested should schedule their audition time as soon as possible, as few openings remain, and audition dates only run until June 12 2019.
 
Go here to sign up for the remaining audition times. For more information, visit Align Entertainment.  

 

 

 

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June 15, 2019

Today is the 166th day

There are 199 days left in 2019

 

1844 Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber.

1846 The Oregon Treaty establishes the 49th parallel as the border between the US and Canada, from the Rocky Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

1878 Eadweard Muybridge takes a series of photographs to prove that all four feet of a horse leave the ground when it runs; the study becomes the basis of motion pictures.

1916 US President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America.

1944 In the Sask. general election, the CCF, led by Tommy Douglas, is elected and forms the first socialist gov't in North America.

1963 Kyu Sakamoto started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Sukiyaki'.

1988 A photo was taken Bruce Springsteen in his underpants sharing an intimate moment with his backing singer Patti Scialfa.

2002 A rare autographed copy of The Beatles' album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band sold at auction for $57,800, more than five times the estimated price.

2006 A divided Supreme Court made it easier for police to barge into homes without knocking or waiting.

2007 Bob Barker ended his 35-year run as host of the CBS game show "The Price Is Right."

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Veterans - RCMP

Wed July 31

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Community Friends

The Voice is always there for the community when they need it.

 

Compassionate Neighbourhood

Health Partners 

Society

 

 

 

 

 

Drop in and have a coffee and gab with the gang at this fun coffee get together. See the poster for meeting times and dates on this page.

 

 

My IT guy, Experience Computers is the best.  Straight up. You don't need anyone else. The store is behind 7-11 on Yale.

Mark at Midnite Auto is the best and where The Voice vehicles. He goes above and beyond and has the largest mustang parts collection and front ends in BC. His customers  come from all parts of the Lower Mainland and beyond.

You can't get better service than at the Firestone shop on Yale Rd. They're always friendly and happy to help. Love these guys.

If you're looking for the best record players in the world and a huge record collection, you'll find them at Classic Sound on Wellington Ave.

The Tireland guys on Yale Rd. are great and very helpful. Love these guys. Ever need air? Drive in, they'll check your tire pressure and all you have to say is "thanks"

The unsung heroes in the community are the St John's volunteers. We sure need 'em and they're there.

Dave's a great guy and his staff are top notch. The oil changes are perfect. They'll even put the oil in for you if you bring it and do your windows too!

Where would we be with them. Not only do they help needy people in the community, but they run out to big fires and feed the fire department. Food Banks are a cheap form of public insurance in case of disaster.

www.chilliwackvchurch.ca

No perfect People

Real friendly pastor, small but awesome congregation, super venue and lots of parking on College St.

A great bunch and much appreciated. They'll bring out the hammer and beat your tire rims back into shape and all you have to say is "thanks".

Great film company who have a summer program for kids as well.

Go Audio. If you're on the Go and need event mic's and boards, Mike's got it and you can get it.

 

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