The scene at the rail crossing on Broadway Avenue in Chilliwack Saturday evening after a man in a wheelchair stuck on the tracks was killed. (D. Todd Jerome photo) The scene at the rail crossing on Broadway Avenue in Chilliwack Saturday evening after a man in a wheelchair stuck on the tracks was killed. (D. Todd Jerome photo)

5 to start your day

Feds buy Trans Mountain pipeline, man pleads guilty to murder of teen half-sister and more

1. Chilliwack woman who tried to save man stuck on rail tracks called a ‘hero’

Julie Callaghan was driving to an event on Saturday evening in Chilliwack when she approached the rail crossing at Broadway Avenue.

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2. Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says that in return, Kinder Morgan will go ahead with its original plan to twin the pipeline this summer while the sale is finalized, which likely won’t happen until August. See more >

3. Helicopter crash sparked wildfire north of Pitt Lake

The two hectare forest fire that broke out north of Pitt Lake on Sunday was caused by a helicopter missing its landing. See more >

4. Elizabeth May pleads guilty, fined $1,500 in pipeline protests

“The law applies to everyone. Nobody is entitled to pick and choose the laws or the court orders that they will obey because they believe they have a higher obligation,” said B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Affleck. See more >

5. Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder of his teenage half-sister

Rachel Pernosky of Mission was killed five years ago; her body was discovered in Chilliwack. See more >


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