Leah Pells has never been shy about sharing details of her past and the childhood she experienced.
Despite the fact that the current mayor and council in Abbotsford favour caving in to the demands of Fraser Health and pressure from drug addicts, our city is now being sued by Pivot Legal Society. Peter Bernstein, their lawyer agrees that "Access to health care for drug users should not be up for a public vote."
We don't talk about the real threats to our children Most parents worry when their children begin driving. They warn teens about the risks, and urge them to take care. That's reasonable.
THE District of North Vancouver is scheduled to get its first women-only alcohol recovery centre following an emotional and unanimous vote by council Monday.
The Archbishop Carney Stars put some back spin on their final high school golf tournament this week on Vancouver Island.
Drug users launch lawsuit against city for anti-harm reduction bylaw
Local author Chris Walter (East Van, Boozecan) will be reading from his new book Chase the Dragon May 30 at the Storm Crow Tavern (1305 Commercial Dr.) beginning at 7 p.m. The heavily tattooed novelist, who is also a recovering drug addict, is known for writing biographies of punk rock bands. He will reportedly wash the dishes for anyone who purchases a copy of the new book, published by G.F.Y. Press and available for $10.
A Chilliwack man is in hospital and recovering from injuries sustained when he fell off a balcony Sunday evening.
The St. Thomas More Knights lost 2-1 to Seycove in AA high school senior girls' soccer provincial qualifying last Monday.
Theatre Junkies Anonymous Fine Arts, who burst onto the stage with The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe last May, is dropping the curtain on its second season with the classic tale, Treasure Island.
Five days before Stephen David Turner began holding up people at gunpoint in downtown Chilliwack, his father warned police Turner's life was being threatened by a drug dealer.
A youth counsellor has been recognized for overcoming obstacles in his own life to reach troubled kids and help them start making smarter choices.
Abbotsford council voted unanimously on Monday to amend its controversial bylaw prohibiting any harm reduction measures in the city.
RESIDENTS opposed to, in favour of, and every persuasion in between can soon have their official say about a proposal to put a women's recovery house onto a piece of District of North Vancouver property adjacent to Murdo Fraser Park.
That's the feeling both Crown and defense lawyers had following the conclusion of the troubled man's attempted murder case, heard in Port Coquitlam Provincial Court April 5.
A charity poker tournament supporting a unique cause drew a full house to the Aldergrove Legion on Saturday.
Gymnasts representing Port Coquitlam's Origami Rhythmics proved their mettle against competition from across the globe last week, serving notice that they are equally amped for this weekend's provincials.
“We have met the enemy and he is us.” A 40-year-old quote from the cartoon character Pogo is probably a strange way to start a column, but this famous quote pretty much summarizes the ridiculousness of how well-meaning people continually hurt society.
Tears, laughter and moments of anger were shared among friends and advocates at a memorial service for Shaminder Brar in Abbotsford Friday afternoon following her death in a recent hit-and-run.