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Kirkness blocks City’s release of mining data for 2011-12: Why?

Investigator’s Fact Report In the Matter of a Request for Review between Kirkness Pacific Holdings Ltd. (“third party”) and the City of Chilliwack (“public body”) Written Inquiry under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FIPPA”) Office of … Continue reading

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LETTER REGARDING VEDDER MOUNTAIN SLIDE TO INSPECTOR OF MINES

In light of the recent Vedder Mountain slide the following letter was sent to the Inspector of Mines. Click here for pdf: LETTER REGARDING VEDDER MOUNTAIN SLIDE TO INSPECTOR OF MINES

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FOI shows Kirkness violated his mining permit again in 2010

November 25, 2013 We requested information through Freedom of Interest (FOI) channels regarding the amount of gravel removed by Kirkness Pacific Holdings Ltd/Western Explosives relative to his mining permit Q-7-76 issued by the Ministry of Energy and Mines. The permit … Continue reading

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Vedder River Salmon Habitat Restored

In September and October a massive salmon habitat restoration project was launched by the Department of Fisheries & Oceans in the Hopedale wetlands, between the setback dikes and the Vedder River. The spawning channels being restored are located between the … Continue reading

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YARROW COMMUNITY PLANNING

YARROW COMMUNITY PLANNING MEETING JUNE 20th, 7-8:30 PM YARROW COMMUNITY HALL The city planning team will be meeting with residents for an interactive, visioning session to guide future development policy for Yarrow.

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Wendy Bales (FVRD – Director Electoral Area “C”) is asking us to support the Petition to amend the British Columbia Mines Act.

She was sending us her views as follows: We are at the 11th hour of plans for major irreversible changes that could be implemented that would be destructive to our water sources. Mining Zones are planned for our most important Fraser … Continue reading

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VEDDER MOUNTAIN RELATED MEETINGS

Trash Dumping in Chilliwack & on Vedder Mountain ( article in March 7th Progress) – Meeting schedule for Yarrow Elementary School, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 6:00 pm.  Seems to be initiated by BC Conservation Officer, Denny Cretien.  Vedder Mountain … Continue reading

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