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Darlene Mercer was one of the residents calling for traffic calming measures in her neighbourhood back in 2014. (The News files)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows residents urged to speak out over removal of traffic calming on Park Road

Local writer says city is looking at increasing the speed limit in residential area

  • Nov 25, 2022
Darlene Mercer was one of the residents calling for traffic calming measures in her neighbourhood back in 2014. (The News files)
B.C. Premier David Eby announces a new public safety plan in Vancouver on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Plans by the B.C. government to confiscate suspected proceeds of crime via “unexplained wealth orders” are drawing praise from an expert in financial compliance as a way to make life harder from criminals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

WEB POLL: Will Eby’s new housing rules make a difference?

The new premier is trying to tackle the housing affordability crisis

  • Nov 25, 2022
B.C. Premier David Eby announces a new public safety plan in Vancouver on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Plans by the B.C. government to confiscate suspected proceeds of crime via “unexplained wealth orders” are drawing praise from an expert in financial compliance as a way to make life harder from criminals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Sheena Barbour, The Graze Company - Lia Crowe photography

Good food, good wine and good company

The Graze Company connects with communities

  • Nov 25, 2022
Sheena Barbour, The Graze Company - Lia Crowe photography
Black Press Media understands that our audience receives information through multiple touch points every day, including print, digital and social channels, so the company has created a multi-channel approach to ensure provide public notice information across our print, digital and social platforms.

Accessible, transparent, archivable: How – and why – the community deserves to be informed

Printed public notices a key information-sharing tool for local governments

  • Nov 25, 2022
Black Press Media understands that our audience receives information through multiple touch points every day, including print, digital and social channels, so the company has created a multi-channel approach to ensure provide public notice information across our print, digital and social platforms.
Mowi Canada West salmon farm. (Mowi photo)

Union of BC Indian Chiefs want more federal action on fish farm closure

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP criticize federal plan UBCIC calls nothing but ‘another bait and switch’

  • Nov 24, 2022
Mowi Canada West salmon farm. (Mowi photo)
Jos Pal shared a picture he snapped while out biking along the North Alouette Greenway on a gorgeous fall day between two atmospheric rivers. Pictures of the cranberry fields and other farmland are commonly submitted to the Through Your Lens feature. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Between storms

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 23, 2022
Jos Pal shared a picture he snapped while out biking along the North Alouette Greenway on a gorgeous fall day between two atmospheric rivers. Pictures of the cranberry fields and other farmland are commonly submitted to the Through Your Lens feature. (Special to The News)
During a recent lunch hour, Wyatt Gardner heard an unexpected racket coming from his backyard, near the Kanaka Creek fish fence. He suspected he knew what it might be. “I heard a great big noise coming from the far end of my property,” he explained. “As soon as I saw the bear, I grabbed my bucket and camera and ran to get this picture. In order to take this shot, I decided to stand on a five-gallon bucket, because I am only 4 ft. 10 in.” (Special to The News)

SHARE: Backyard uproar lands ‘bucket’ shot

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  • Nov 22, 2022
During a recent lunch hour, Wyatt Gardner heard an unexpected racket coming from his backyard, near the Kanaka Creek fish fence. He suspected he knew what it might be. “I heard a great big noise coming from the far end of my property,” he explained. “As soon as I saw the bear, I grabbed my bucket and camera and ran to get this picture. In order to take this shot, I decided to stand on a five-gallon bucket, because I am only 4 ft. 10 in.” (Special to The News)
Environmentalists and businesses in B.C. are calling on Premier David Eby to protect biodiversity in the province. (Photo courtesy of Bethany Goodrich)

Businesses ally with environmentalists to push B.C.’s new premier to protect biodiversity

As many as 278 species are at risk of extinction in B.C.

  • Nov 22, 2022
Environmentalists and businesses in B.C. are calling on Premier David Eby to protect biodiversity in the province. (Photo courtesy of Bethany Goodrich)
Gail Chen Donald snapped a shot recently from the West Coast Express showing the fog lifting around the Pitt River Bridge. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Commuter catches slice of life on the river

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  • Nov 21, 2022
Gail Chen Donald snapped a shot recently from the West Coast Express showing the fog lifting around the Pitt River Bridge. (Special to The News)
Steve Stalenhoef. Photography by Lia Crowe

Secrets and lives with Steve Stalenhoef

Creating The Collective for beauty and wellness entrepreneurs

  • Nov 21, 2022
Steve Stalenhoef. Photography by Lia Crowe
Festival of Trees, presented by Scotiabank, brings local businesses, organizations and members of the community together to celebrate the joy of the season while gathering funds to help kids with serious illnesses in BC.

Visit your local Festival of Trees + brighten the holidays for BC kids

Create beautiful family memories at BC Children’s Hospital’s annual holiday fundraiser

  • Nov 21, 2022
Festival of Trees, presented by Scotiabank, brings local businesses, organizations and members of the community together to celebrate the joy of the season while gathering funds to help kids with serious illnesses in BC.
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)

Ukraine couple find safe harbour in Salmon Arm

‘Thus it was dangerous for us, a same sex couple, to be there and be ourselves’

  • Nov 21, 2022
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)
Pitt Meadows resident, and frequent Through Your Lens contributor, Hazel May shared a few pictures she captured during early November, while strolling the local dikes and trails. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Brilliant fall scenery captivates walker

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  • Nov 20, 2022
Pitt Meadows resident, and frequent Through Your Lens contributor, Hazel May shared a few pictures she captured during early November, while strolling the local dikes and trails. (Special to The News)
Four hockey legends from the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series were on hand for the puck drop at Langley Centre Centre on Friday, Nov. 18 with Giants captain Zack Ostapchuk and teammates wearing jerseys that paid tribute to Team Canada. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants loss at ‘Legends’ tribute game

Special teams were the story of the night

  • Nov 19, 2022
Four hockey legends from the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series were on hand for the puck drop at Langley Centre Centre on Friday, Nov. 18 with Giants captain Zack Ostapchuk and teammates wearing jerseys that paid tribute to Team Canada. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge resident Dana Zetka shared a sunset captured along the banks of the Fraser River recently. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Sunset from the shore

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  • Nov 19, 2022
Maple Ridge resident Dana Zetka shared a sunset captured along the banks of the Fraser River recently. (Special to The News)
Lawyer Judith Charbonneau. Lia Crowe photographer

Rising to the challenge

Whether it’s tax law or a marathon, Judith Charbonneau Kaplan is up to the task

  • Nov 18, 2022
Lawyer Judith Charbonneau. Lia Crowe photographer
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AirPhysio Reviews – Effective OPEP Device for Better Breathing?

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  • Nov 18, 2022
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  • Nov 18, 2022
What should you have in your vehicle for winter driving? Basics include first aid essentials, flares, a small tool kit, water and granola bars, a small shovel, along with windshield washer fluid, de-icers and gas-line antifreeze, not to mention an inflated spare tire.

No time like the present to equip your vehicle with an emergency kit

By Blair Qualey As the temperature starts to dip and the looming…

  • Nov 17, 2022
What should you have in your vehicle for winter driving? Basics include first aid essentials, flares, a small tool kit, water and granola bars, a small shovel, along with windshield washer fluid, de-icers and gas-line antifreeze, not to mention an inflated spare tire.
The area of Marion and Campbell roads on Sumas Prairie on Nov. 22, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

WEB POLL: Do you have an emergency kit?

Or will you, soon?

  • Nov 17, 2022
The area of Marion and Campbell roads on Sumas Prairie on Nov. 22, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
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