Saturday, December 1, 2012

BC Politics

'Visionary Reforms' for a Greener Province

Sterk: We can inspire the nation

Released by the Green Party of BC

 

reen Party of BC Leader Jane Sterk took
the opportunity of her Nov. 29 nomination as candidate for Victoria - Beacon Hill to urge supporters in the riding and...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Perspectives

'Voodoo Economics'

Liberals flog taxpayer-owned assets to balance budget

Submitted by Richard Harrington, Chwk

 

hen right-wing types tell you that the NDP are fiscally irresponsible "Socialists"; you can remind them that many NDP provincial governments across Canada over the years have balanced their budgets.

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Community News

No Holiday for Need

Meadow Rose looking for year-round 'givers' and bulb makers Dec 6

Submitted by Kathereen Kessler, MRS

 

very year, the Christmas Season ignites in us the urge to give to those less fortunate. 

        Says Kathereen Kessler, Executive Director of The Meadow Rose Society... 

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Fire News

Truck Torched

Stolen vehicle dumped and set alight

Staff/Voice photos

 

ust after 5 A.M. Sunday, City of Chilliwack firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the parking... 

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Local News

Tapping into the Community  

Activists may force oil companies to abandon pipeline for rail

Staff/Voice photos

 

nti-pipeline activists greeted people outside the Best Western... 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Faith

God & Government  

Panelists to speak about religion and politics

Released by Jack Brown for MLA Gwen O'Mahony

 

n Monday, December 10, Gwen O'Mahony will host a forum addressing the role of religion in politics. Three expert scholars will form our panel: Bill Blaikie...  

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Community Sports

Fight Night  

MMA  features one of the most stacked cards to date Dec 8

Released by Francine Douglas, Four Directions Martial Arts/Voice file photo

 

ighters and fans have this Saturday booked for Chilliwack's one and only WarPath Mixed Martial Arts on December 8th, 7pm at the Squiala Community Centre, 45005 Squiala Road.   

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Local News

Cook St. Crunch  

Driver inattention the cause of accident

Staff/Voice photos

 

late model pickup truck ran a stop sign at Cook Street and Victoria Ave and was t-boned by a...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Christmas News

Christmas Joy Can Be Stressful  

Tips to help cope in the busy holiday season

Released by Cst. Tracy Wolbeck, Chwk RCMP UFVRD

 

he Christmas season is a time for love and laughter but can also be a very stressful time for families. There are many triggers and stressors over the holidays...

Read more here

 Feature Story  Tues., Dec. 4, 2012

 

Road Safety is Everyone's Job

Initiative asks citizens to aid police in catching drunk drivers

Staff/Voice photos

 

hilliwack drivers will be seeing new permanent signage urging them to call...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Christmas News

Decking the Hall

City of Chilliwack staff donate toys and gifts

Staff/Voice photos

 

ity Hall is all jazzed up and ready for the festive season. The lobby has two nicely decorated trees...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Christmas News

The Art of Christmas  

Good old fashioned card-giving a holiday season staple

Staff/Voice photos

 

hey're not e-cards and they don't have Hallmark reindeers on them either. They're homegrown, hand-drawn and very cute.

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Christmas News

Stuff the Cruiser 

Mounties Food Bank drive Dec 15

Released by Cst. Tracy Wolbeck, Chilliwack RCMP/Voice file photo

 

he Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP are gearing up for...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Christmas News

A Burning Desire To Help

City of Chilliwack firefighters food drive Dec 10

Released by Chwk FD/Voice file photo

 

he Chilliwack Fire Department will be again holding its 13th...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Christmas News

Christmas in a Can  

Bernard students pitch-in to help the Chilliwack Food Bank

Staff/Voice photos

 

s in previous years, this holiday season, students at Bernard Elementary School are learning about the spirit of giving with a food drive.

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Federal Gov't News

No Silence on Violence

Protecting women and girls is a national priority

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

n the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Real Estate

Welcome to the Boomtown

Chilliwack real estate affordable into the 2013 

Released by S. Lerigny, CADREB

 

ith Christmas approaching and 2012 soon drawing to a close, it appears the year will end on a high note for housing sales in Chilliwack and area.

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Community News

Raap Star

Pint-sized hero proves big things come in small packages

Staff/Voice photos

 

van Raap, 7, got some early Christmas bling courtesy of Chilliwack City Hall last Tuesday at the regular scheduled evening council meeting.

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

BC Politics

Dix Under Fire on Pipeline

Liberals say NDP leader waffling on Kinder Morgan twinning

Released by Ben James, BC LIberal Caucus/Voice Dix file photo

 

nvironment Minister Terry Lake is challenging BC NDP leader Adrian Dix to come clean on his party’s position...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

BC Gov't News

Banking on Bursaries

BC Housing education grants available

Released by Monika Weatherly, BC Gov't Caucus

 

heorghe Bivol, a Chilliwack resident, is a recipient of a BC Housing education bursary that will help him achieve his educational goal toward a new career as a practical...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Local Politics

Education is Key to BC Economy

Jobs go begging for lack of skilled workers

Released by Jennifer Jones, BC NDP Caucus

 

he Liberal government still refuses to invest in new skills training and apprenticeship programs despite an “immediate shortage” of a skilled...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Community News

Emerging Leaders

Chilliwack student selected for Fraser Valley Community Council

Released by Clare Hamilton-Eddy, Peak Communications

 

oast Capital Savings is launching a Fraser Valley Young Leaders Community Council to address and support some...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Community News

The Hawk Talks

UFV student & CIVL volunteer hired onto CHWK 89.5 news team

Released by Aaron Levy, CIVL Radio

 

he third year UFV fine arts and communications student got involved in radio by hosting Mood Swings on CIVL.ca...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Community News

Adding Innovation

Stress-free Math Homework Program

Released by Debbie Denault, CLCS

 

ere's a math question. Can 1 + 1 = 1? Another way to ask the question is - what would you get if you added together 1 partnership between School
District 33 and the Chilliwack Learning community Society...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Community News

Ornamental Awareness

Meadow Rose charity Christmas bulbs on sale

Staff/Voice photos

 

LA Gwen O'Mahony believes in community so much, she'll even get...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Veteran's News

Heavy Medal

WWI hardware with a Chilliwack connection on the block

Released by James & Sons Auctioneers

 

n April 1916, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Leslie Coote, commanding officer of the 47th Battalion, the Canadian Expeditionary Force, appointed his elder son, 20 year-old Ian Vernon Coote...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Christmas News

Remembering Lost Loved Ones

Hospice helps people pay tribute  Staff/Voice file photo

 

ach year when Christmas rolls around, it can be particularly difficult for people who lost someone they loved.

Read more here

 

 Feature Story   Sat., Dec. 8, 2012

 

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Chilliwack Hospital Health Care Foundation cooks up over $17K in donations at breakfast fundraiser

Released by Donna Dixson, CHCF/Voice photos

 

n estimated 300 people showed up at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel for a breakfast... 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, December 10, 2012

City Seen

Homesick for the Holidays

Christmas at the Best Western 

Staff/Voice file photos

 

f people find themselves on the road this year during the Christmas season, then the Best Western Rainbow Country Inn is ready to cheer up wayward travelers who are feeling a little homesick for the holidays.

Read more here

 

 

Monday, December 10, 2012

Christmas News

The Poignant Poinsettia

Chilliwack Lions almost sold out 

Staff/Voice file photos

 

at Johnson jumps up from his crib game at the back store when he hears the...

Read more here

 

 Feature Story   Sun., Dec. 9, 2012

 

Merry Christmas, Chilliwack

Bank of Montreal gifts Five Corners building to the University of the Fraser Valley   Staff/Voice photos

 

ignitaries tore paper off the doors to the new University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Plaza campus Friday at Five Corners like kids on Christmas morning. 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chamber News

Transitioning to the PST

Provincial Sales Tax Workshop January 31

Released by Patti MacAhonic, CCC

 

recent survey by the BC Chamber of Commerce has revealed that 63% of businesses do not feel prepared for the transition back to the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on April 1, 2013.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Consumer News

Does Instaloans Have Your Cash?

Money lender ordered to pay back $1M illegal fees

Released by Consumer Protection BC

 

ritish Columbians who were overcharged for payday loans from The Cash Store or Instaloans are eligible for refunds estimated to total approximately $1 million.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Fire News

Condo Fire Scare

Residents evacuated after fireplace malfunctions

Staff/Voice photos

 

t around 11 A.M. Monday, City of Chilliwack fire fighters responded to reports of ...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Our Resident Witch

Welcoming a New Age

The Mayan calendar signals the end is nigh, but is it?

Submitted by Sorcha Kincaid, Wiccan High Priestess, Chilliwack

 

he holidays are a stressful time of year, but this year seems to be especially stressful. The countdown clock is ticking and there are presents to wrap, turkeys to cook ...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Perspectives

Jail and Justice: Canadian Style

Is it time for public civil disobedience on global warming?

Submitted by Betty Krawczyk, Cumberland BC

 

kay, nobody likes jail. It’s a terrible place. However, when one is imprisoned because of one’s protest of rotten laws and ...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Health News

Designed with People in Mind

FVHCF launches new user-friendly website

Released by Lisa Luky, FVHCF/Vicki Raw Voice file photo

 

he Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation is excited to announce the launch of its new website at www.fvhcf.org.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Ryder Lake News

Funds & Friends

Ryder Lake community comes together for Christmas cheer and a good cause

Submitted by Peter Whitlock, RLFI

 

he Christmas Craft Fair was held yesterday at the Ryder Lake Hall and was a great community event. There were 19 tables with huge variety of Christmas ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

BC Politics

No 'Kraft Dinner' for MLAs?

BC MLAs among top earners across Canada

Released by Dermod Travis, IntregrityBC.ca

 

eforms to the MLA pension plan, living allowances and meal per diems should be among the top New Year'sresolutions ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Community News

Lose the Fear of Sp-sp-speaking in Public

Toastmasters meeting Jan 7

Submitted by Bernie Constable, CLC

 

tart the year off right! Build confidence and improve communication skills. Fraser Valley Toastmasters will be taking a break for the Christmas holidays but would like to invite you to come to ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

RCMP News

Where is Tammy Penner?

Mounties say someone knows something in woman's disappearance

Released by Cst. Tammy Wolbeck, Chwk RCMP UFVRD

 

ith the 5th anniversary approaching since the last time Tammy Penner was seen, the Chilliwack ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Fire Dept News

Protecting the Community from Hunger

Fire-fighters canvas city in annual food bank drive

Released by Linette Vugteveen CFD

 

he 13th Annual Christmas Emergency Services Food Drive was an overwhelming success with over 20,000 food items ... 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Fire News

Slow Burn 

Firefighters douse smouldering fire in truck

Staff/Voice photos

 

he heavy acrid smell of burning plastic permeated the air in the 9100 block of Mary St. Monday ...

Read more here

 

 Feature Story  Wed., Dec 12, 2012

 

Chilliwack's Own Toy Story

Re/Max elves donate cash and toys to Chilliwack Community Services 

Staff/Voice photos

 

n a Norman Rockwell moment, a youngster walks up in wide-eyed wonderment to the mountain of toys while proud parents ...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Community News

Hockey's A Two-Way Street 

Family games shut down Alexander Ave downtown

Staff/Voice photos

 

t was a great weekend to be a hockey kid in ...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Federal Gov't News

To the Head of the Table

MP Strahl to chair weekly BC and Yukon caucus meetings

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

rime Minister Stephen Harper has named Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl Chair of the BC/Yukon caucus ...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Farm News

"Green" Milk 

Nominations open for Dairy Farm Sustainability Awards

Released by the DFC

 

airy Farmers of Canada (DFC) invites farmers to participate again to the Dairy Farm Sustainability Award. Nominations are now open. For the second year in a row, the Award aims to ...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Community News

Christmas Companionship

Agassiz Centre for Education kids and Legion host seniors breakfast Dec 25

Submitted by Sandy Balascak, ACE

 

magine students who give up their Christmas morning, along with staff and
Legion members, in order to provide a place for the ...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 14, 2012

Crime News

For the Price of a Hoodie

Cottonwood Mall shoplifter arrested hours after merch taken   Staff/Voice photos

 

ometime on Wednesday, a man went into the Express Apparel store at ...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 14, 2012

Crime News

Gas Grinches Strike at the Newmark

Damaged vehicles likely targeted by fuel thieves   Staff/Voice photos

 

ust after noon on Thursday, the Chilliwack Fire Department responded to reports of fuel leaking from a vehicle at the Newmark ...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, December 14, 2012

Faith

Church and State

MLA O'Mahony releases survey results from "Beyond Secularism" forum

Staff/Voice photos

 

ome feel that the Church should have nothing to do with politics. What place does political agnostics have in ...  

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Native News

A Right to Know

BC Chiefs want Harper gov't to consult with First Nations on FIPPA deal

Released by UBCIC /Voice file photo

 

n November 29th, the Chiefs Council of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs passed by consensus, Resolution 2012-59, Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection ...  

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Health News

Holiday Triage

Tips to avoid hospital visits over the holiday season

Released by Fraser Health Authority

 

hroughout the holiday season and during the winter months, Emergency Departments are extremely busy and visits can increase dramatically. Fraser Health is reminding the public to take a few simple steps to avoid unnecessary trips to the ...  

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Farm News

Growing Green

Gov't matches BMO AgriInvest deposits before Dec 31

Submitted by Laurie Grant, BMO /Voice file photo

 

he year-end deadline is quickly approaching for Canadian farmers to take advantage of AgriInvest, a program designed to help farmers - many of whom have weathered a challenging ...  

Read more here

 

 Feature Story    Sat., Dec. 15, 2012

 

Fighting for Community

Siraj and Littlechild pick up Warpath VIII title belts

Staff/Voice photos

 

fighter moves in on the dancing monolith in front of him. Suddenly, he unleashes a lightning quick kick that hits the button on his opponent’s jaw, who then crashes hard ...

 

 Read more here

 

 

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Fire News

Cooking Caution

Kitchen fire sends senior to hospital

Released by Asst. Fire Chief Ian Josephson/Voice photos

 

n Friday, December 14, 2012 at 6:27 pm, firefighters from fire halls 1 and 4 responded to a structure ...   

Read more here

 

 Feature Story   Mon., Dec 17, 2012

 

Festive Food

Bernard Elementary School annual holiday lunch unites the community

Staff/Voice photos

 

hat has 600 legs, 300 mouths and eats 300 pounds of turkey in one sitting?

 Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Fed Gov't News

Mary Christmas

Medicinal marijuana laws to change by 2014

Released by the office of MP Mark Strahl/Web photo

 

t an announcement on Sunday December 16, attended by Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, Minister of Health, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq stated the Government's intention to phase ...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Community News

O Christmas Tree

Festival of Trees at the Coast Hotel until Dec 24

Staff/Voice photos

 

his week, the Coast Chilliwack's lobby is an enchanting forest during their 2nd Annual Festival of ...   

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Christmas News

A Bing Crosby Carnival

Wet weather fails to dampen holiday spirit

Staff/Voice photos

 

hat would a winter carnival be without a little bit of winter, and what ... 

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Community News

Smile of the Week

I'll be home for Christmas

Sourced by staff with permission/Website photo

 

eet Scraps! He was surrendered to the Haven in July 2012 as the family that had him were no longer able to take care of him. Scraps is a neutered 5 year old male and is a long haired silver tabby.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Perspectives

From the Inside

Federal inquiry needed on Pickton investigation

Submitted by Betty Krawczyk, Cumberland BC

 

he Missing Women’s Inquiry is a good example of how to hold a huge public inquiry, spend lots of money on lawyers (all for the police, none for the murdered women’s ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Community News

Hops Hopes for Help

CCAC needs school choir teachers

Staff/Voice file photo

 

ernie Hops is on a mission. He wants to get all of Chilliwack's elementary schools singing.

        Hops, who is board chair of the Chilliwack Community Arts Council ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Community News

Living Books

CLCS helps incarcerated stay connected with family over Christmas

Released by Debbie Denault, CLCS

 

t is with much pleasure that we give you images of the beautiful “Christmas Reading to Loved Ones” program. Since 2009, the Society has partnered with ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Health News

Speaking Up

Helping teens put personal strengths to practical use

Released by Fraser Health Authority

 

$432,000 donation from Coast Capital Savings has enabled Fraser Health to develop Speak Up, a new initiative designed to provide teens and young adults with a voice in mental health and substance use.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Live Theatre

Leapin' Lizards, It's Annie!

CSOPA presents the much-loved musical Jan 9 -20

Submitted by Andrew Smith, CSOPA

 

he popular comic strip heroine takes centre stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. The Chilliwack School of Performing Arts is proud to ...

Read more here  »

 

 Feature Story  Thurs., Dec. 20, 2012

 

The Mounties Always Get

Their Can

Chilliwack, Hope and Agassiz prove the best gift of all is food

Released by RCMP Cst. Tracy Wolbeck/Voice photos

 

ll of the detachments in the Upper Fraser Valley Region participated in the annual Stuff the Cruiser event ...

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Friday, December 21, 2012

City Hall News

Accolades for Lade

Highroad Academy teacher recognized by City  Staff/Voice photos

 

igh Roads Academy teacher Julie lade was at City Hall on Tuesday ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 21, 2012

Fire News

Late Night Arson

Burning paper at midnight sends fire department out to Cook St. Staff/Voice photos

 

ust before 12 A.M. Thursday, a resident of an apartment located in the 9400 block of Cook St. ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 21, 2012

Christmas News

A Dickens of a Holiday Season

Dickens Sweet Shop Christmas Village open to January 5  Staff/Voice photos

 

or 14-years, Dickens Sweet Shop has been welcoming people to their ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 21, 2012

Christmas News

Walking in a Minter Wonderland

Christmas galore at Country Store Staff/Voice photos

 

ichard Procee, Hofstedes Country ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 21, 2012

RCMP News

Hero Cop Saves Woman

Officer injured after smashing car window to free driver

Released by RCMP Cst. Tracy Wolbeck/Voice photo

 

n December 19, 2012, Chilliwack RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call from a woman who advised that her vehicle that ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Perspectives

Of Mice and Women

Betty bugles IDLE NO MORE movement

Submitted by Betty Krawczyk, Cumberland BC

 

ome said the Mayans predicated that the end of the world would happen on the 21st of December, 2012. Others said not so much. More like a new beginning.

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Local News

'Tis the Season to be Slick

Ice, driver inattention cause of Corbould collision   Staff/Voice photos

 

he world didn't end on Friday like the Mayan calendar indicated, but it ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

City Seen

In Light of Brucia

Astrophotography is more important than ever

Staff/Voice photo

 

his photo is in dedication to the memory of Max Wolf, who on this day in 1891, pioneered ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Community News

The Gift of Go

StreetHope finds recipient for mobility chair  

Submitted by Bev and John Hood, StreetHope

 

e at StreetHope are so pleased to announce that the recipient ...

Read more here  »

 

Monday, December 24, 2012

Community Event

First Walk

Stretch the legs and socialize with eagle-eyed heron heads Jan 1

Submitted by J. Hutchinson, GBHR/Voice file photo

 

oin us at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve Society for our annual ... 

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, December 24, 2012

Crime News

One Shot, One Arrested

Mounties untangle violent crime in troubled hood   

Staff/Voice photo

 

n Thursday, Chilliwack RCMP sent out a release indicating...

Read more here  »

 

 Feature Story  Sun., Dec 23, 2012

 

At the Heart of Christmas

Carolers spread holiday cheer to infirm at CGH

Staff/Voice photos

 

hristmas is a time when spontaneous acts of human kindness happen ...

Read more here   »

 

 

Monday, December 24, 2012

Local News

Christmas Eve Stabbing

Seriously injured man flown to Royal Columbian 

Staff/Voice photos

 

bout 4 P.M. Christmas Eve, a family disturbance turned deadly... 

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Crime News

Christmas Caper

Clerk bear-sprayed during grocery store robbery 

Staff/Voice photos

 

t was double trouble for the police who quickly swarmed the area around  ...

Read more here  »

 

 Feature Story   Thurs., Dec. 27, 2012

 

Stó:lō Idle No More

Indoor flash mob protest shuts down Cottonwood Mall

Staff/Voice photos

 

n what was the most powerful Stó:lō protest in recent memory, about 150-200 First Nations people from all ...

Read more here »

 

 

Friday, December 28, 2012

Letters

She's Her Own Best Doc

Pregnant woman having second thoughts about delivering at CGH 

Submitted by Jessika Prudhomme, Chilliwack

 

was taken to hospital to check the baby after my MVA last week. As you are aware I am pregnant.

        While there, they failed to tell the X-ray technician that I was pregnant. 

  

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 28, 2012

Farm News

Bamboozled

Lax organic testing sets up farmers and buyers for swindling 

Released by Mischa Popoff, FCFPP

 

t the beginning of November, the Frontier Centre for Public Policy released a policy study examining the system for testing organic products – or the lack thereof – in Canada.  

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 28, 2012

Environmental News

BC Needs Species Protection

Estimated 12 spotted owls remain in wild 

Released by Gwen Barlee, WC

 

n a recent newsletter from BC's Coast Forest Products Association, the timber lobby group claims the industry has had a decade of "success" in protecting species at risk, such as the ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, December 28, 2012

Local News

Black Ice Friday

Slick streets to blame for overpass accident 

Staff/Voice photos

 

riday got off to a very rough start for two drivers involved in a collision just before 8 A.M. on the ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 29, 2012

BC Politics

Meter Mess

NDP want BCUC to wade into picture  

Released by Caroline Skelton, BC NDP

 

n light of the failure of the B.C. Liberal government to stick to its own deadline to implement the $1 billion smart meter program, New Democrats are calling on the government to ask the B.C. Utilities Commission ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Ryder Lake News

Christmas Vacation

Ontario family hail holidays at Ryder Lake

Submitted by Peter Whitlock, RLFI

 

l Bates emailed some very kind comments about the Santa's breakfast ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Local News

Ford Tough

Pickup truck lands in Fairfield Island yard

Staff/Voice photos

 

he driver of a pickup truck and his passenger can be described as "Ford Tough" after they walked ...

Read more here  »

 

 

 

 

 

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