In hindsight, it seems strange that many were predicting both Chilliwack ridings would fall into the hands of the NDP.
That was John Martin's message Tuesday evening after he was elected BC Liberal MLA for Chilliwack by a surprisingly large margin.
Those living with developmental disabilities in Chilliwack face enormous challenges that are often overlooked.
The Chilliwack Times selected four questions submitted by residents and put them to candidates running in the 2013 provincial election.
Next Tuesday, Chilliwack voters will elect two new MLAs, or members of the legislative assembly. Many will think we're electing representatives in Victoria. Those people are adorable.
While the NDP election strategy has taken an aggressive turn with just a week to go, leader Adrian Dix insisted optimism was still his mantra during a campaign stop in Chilliwack Monday.
Local BC Liberal candidates didn't back off their party's free-enterprise platform at an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Chilliwack Teachers' Association (CTA) at Evergreen Hall last Thursday.
Actual debate between local provincial election candidates is rare, but it was a refreshing part of Tuesday evening's meeting hosted by the WaterWealth Project.
The one subject all provincial election candidates in Chilliwack and Chilliwack-Hope pretty much agree upon could still be a local wedge issue.
Chilliwack's next all-candidates debate for the provincial election will be short one BC Liberal candidate.
The election signs go up and vandals smash 'em down.
The leaders of both main provincial parties made campaign stops in Chilliwack on Wednesday, a sign of tight races in both local ridings.
A handful of union faithful rallied near the corner of Vedder Road and Luck-akuck Way Monday in an attempt to put public education front and centre during the provincial election campaign now officially under way.
Nothing says election time in British Columbia like a townhall meeting hosted by a retired federal politician from a party that doesn't exist provincially.
Chilliwack's two provincial electoral districts have eight candidates ready to fight it out when the writ drops on Tuesday.
The ads have started, polling numbers continue to roll in and the official 2013 provincial election period is now just one week away.
With the 2013 provincial election writ set to drop in a dozen days, Chilliwack and Chilliwack-Hope candidates are firing up their activity.
Never before has our economy been more directly underpinned by the health of our ecology, our environment.
Chilliwack may not be sixth-century Britain but the provincial electoral district now has a touch of Arthurian drama to call its own.