Jennifer Feinberg

BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Business survey could help mitigate impacts of COVID-19 across B.C.

Deadline is March 18 at 6 p.m. for business owners to share feedback with the government and more

BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
Chinook in the lower Fraser River are among the stocks of concern. (April Bencze/Raincoast)                                Chinook in the lower Fraser River are among the stocks of concern. (April Bencze/Raincoast)

Restoration of salmon habitat in the Lower Fraser River is key: report

Raincoast Conservation calling on government to match funding to scale of problem

Chinook in the lower Fraser River are among the stocks of concern. (April Bencze/Raincoast)                                Chinook in the lower Fraser River are among the stocks of concern. (April Bencze/Raincoast)
The East Toe is a outcropping of rock in the Fraser River at the Big Bar Landslide site, northwest of Kamloops that has to be removed to restore fish passage. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Long-awaited blasting advances efforts to clear Big Bar blockage

Pressure has been on senior governments working with First Nations to remove rock at slide site

The East Toe is a outcropping of rock in the Fraser River at the Big Bar Landslide site, northwest of Kamloops that has to be removed to restore fish passage. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Judy Simmill and one of her crocheted sleeping mats made from plastic bags. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

WATCH: Chilliwack woman makes sleeping mats for the homeless out of plastic bags

The crocheted mats are given out to people in the streets by security personnel

Judy Simmill and one of her crocheted sleeping mats made from plastic bags. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Automated honey extraction system to help B.C.’s beekeeping industry

The B.C. agri-tech project will receive $170,320 in funding to build prototype

Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
The Hope Slide as depicted on a 1960s postcard. (The Hope Standard file)

PHOTOS: Province releases never-before-seen photos of 1965 slide in Hope

It created a swath of destruction two miles long and killed four people

The Hope Slide as depicted on a 1960s postcard. (The Hope Standard file)
A still from a video of armed Abbotsford Police Department ERT officers at the scene of a drug raid at a house on Victor Street in Chilliwack on June 5, 2019. (Rob Iezzi video)

VIDEO: A year in review of Chilliwack’s most infamous intersection

Annual compilation of video clips helps put the ‘Wack in Chilliwack for folks online

A still from a video of armed Abbotsford Police Department ERT officers at the scene of a drug raid at a house on Victor Street in Chilliwack on June 5, 2019. (Rob Iezzi video)
The pre-freshet Fraser River near Chilliwack, April 2018. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Chilliwack to draft new Climate Action Plan

Council approved consultants Pinna Sustainability to take on climate plan update

The pre-freshet Fraser River near Chilliwack, April 2018. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Injured Chilliwack woman awarded $219K from distracted driving crashes

Injured Chilliwack woman awarded $219K from distracted driving crashes

Both incidents werecaused by young drivers handling their electronic devices

Injured Chilliwack woman awarded $219K from distracted driving crashes
Sto:lo Nation Health director Kelowa Edel and Michael Suedfeld of Sto:lo Service Agency gingerly holding the first eagle feather ever to make it aboard the International Space Station. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

VIDEO: Eagle feather from B.C. flew to space with Canadian astronaut

Inspirational feather will go on display with mission patch at Sto:lo offices in Chilliwack

Sto:lo Nation Health director Kelowa Edel and Michael Suedfeld of Sto:lo Service Agency gingerly holding the first eagle feather ever to make it aboard the International Space Station. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Eddie Gardner and members of the Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance. (Black Press Media photo)

Trudeau sets 2025 deadline to remove B.C. fish farms

Foes heartened by plan to transition aquaculture found in Fisheries minister mandate letter

Eddie Gardner and members of the Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance. (Black Press Media photo)
Nick Oldrieve, executive director of Please Bring Me Home, with the Kristofer Couture page open on the website. Couture went missing from Chilliwack in January 2019 and the investigators are seeking tips again. (Please Bring Me Home photo)

National cold case hunters take on search for missing man last seen in B.C.

Kristofer Couture’s car was found at Chilliwack trailhead in January but there’s been no sign since

Nick Oldrieve, executive director of Please Bring Me Home, with the Kristofer Couture page open on the website. Couture went missing from Chilliwack in January 2019 and the investigators are seeking tips again. (Please Bring Me Home photo)
DFO and partner agencies with Unified Command released drone footage of work done over the summer in 2019 to help migrating salmon after a Big Bar rock slide in the Fraser River. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada/Unified Incident )

First Nations want Big Bar landslide cleared ASAP to allow fish passage

Leadership calling for urgent action and resources to remove obstruction on the Fraser

DFO and partner agencies with Unified Command released drone footage of work done over the summer in 2019 to help migrating salmon after a Big Bar rock slide in the Fraser River. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada/Unified Incident )
The pre-freshet Fraser River in Chilliwack in April 2018. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Threats to the Fraser River at ‘new zenith,’ says river conservationist

The ‘Heart of the Fraser’ should be deemed ecologically significant according to ORC statement

The pre-freshet Fraser River in Chilliwack in April 2018. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Dean Werk, president of the Fraser Valley Salmon Society, at the Fraser River boat launch at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Disastrous sportfishing season on the Fraser River a ‘wakeup call’

Big Bar slide curtailed Fraser fishing opportunities for 2019, affecting the economy

Dean Werk, president of the Fraser Valley Salmon Society, at the Fraser River boat launch at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
WATCH: Coyote chased on B.C. back road

WATCH: Coyote chased on B.C. back road

‘Disgusting’ is what conservation officer calls video of wild animal being harassed

WATCH: Coyote chased on B.C. back road
A group of rainbow crosswalk supporters brought a 750-name petition to city hall in August. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

Community uses loophole to paint 16 rainbow crosswalks after B.C. council says no

So far 11 rainbows are painted and five planned, all since council denied the first proposal in September

A group of rainbow crosswalk supporters brought a 750-name petition to city hall in August. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
Chris Gadsden, one of the founders of the Chilliwack-Vedder Cleanup Society, crosses the creek to the homeless camp. (Orion Engar photo)

VIDEO: Regional district calling on province to help remove garbage from Chilliwack homeless camp

River stewards are appealing for help with the huge mess before it’s washed away in Chilliwack River

Chris Gadsden, one of the founders of the Chilliwack-Vedder Cleanup Society, crosses the creek to the homeless camp. (Orion Engar photo)
Handouts at Rosedale Harvest Festival on Oct. 5, 2019 included little baggies containing plastic fetuses and lollipops from the Chilliwack Pregnancy Care Centre. (Facebook)

Abortion goodie bags handed out at Chilliwack harvest festival

Organizers of the Rosedale Harvest Festival acknowledge the toy fetuses may have caused ‘unease’

Handouts at Rosedale Harvest Festival on Oct. 5, 2019 included little baggies containing plastic fetuses and lollipops from the Chilliwack Pregnancy Care Centre. (Facebook)
Fraser Valley sees 50 calls for bear conflicts in September

Fraser Valley sees 50 calls for bear conflicts in September

Bear attractant audits are coming for Chilliwack area to cut down on conflicts, according to COs

Fraser Valley sees 50 calls for bear conflicts in September