Image: Dr. Allison Salter / Chilliwack residents Dr. Allison Salter (left) and Elly Meyerink, pictured at a recruitment booth at the Family Medicine Forum, have worked extensively to help recruit health care professionals to Chilliwack. To keep Chilliwack competitive, multiple stakeholders have collaborated to create the “Essential Healthcare Workers Accommodation Program.” It's an initiative meant to attract new healthcare workers from elsewhere, and to support current healthcare providers working in Chilliwack, by providing low-cost accommodations while they work here in Chilliwack.

Health and business partners work together to recruit health care professionals to Chilliwack

  CHILLIWACK — There’s a lot of work that happens behind the scenes to bring health care professionals to Chilliwack. It takes eager, enthusiastic people, like Chilliwack GP Dr. Allison Salter, or Elly Meyerink from the recruitment side of the Chilliwack Division of Family Practice, who are willing to roll out the welcome mat to…
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Biogas plant in Chilliwack becomes largest of its kind in B.C.

Chilliwack farmers persevered for 13 years to build facility to transform ag waste into natural gas The unwavering perseverance of a dairy family was key to getting Dicklands Biogas up and running in Chilliwack. Today it’s the largest biogas plant in B.C. “It has been a big journey of perseverance,” said George Dick, an owner…
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New Marriott hotel coming to key location in Chilliwack

New Marriott hotel coming to key location in Chilliwack; revitalized industrial property set to fuel economic growth in the region   CHILLIWACK, June 26, 2023 – Denciti Development Corp. has reached an agreement to return a major hotel chain to Chilliwack with a 150-room Marriott brand hotel at Chilliwack’s Hwy 1 interchange at Lickman Road…
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BC Economic Development award winners for 2023 announced

BC Economic Development Award Winners for 2023 Announced

NEWS RELEASE   PENTICTON, B.C., April 19, 2023 – The British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) and FortisBC teamed up once again to announce the winners of the 2023 BC Economic Development Awards at the BCEDA’s annual awards presentation held at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre in Penticton during the BC Economic Summit. These…
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Fraser Valley communities receive over $2.5 million to revitalize public spaces and enhance tourism experiences

News Release: The Government of Canada is making investments in British Columbia to refresh community spaces, attract new visitors, and stimulate local economies March 10, 2023 – Chilliwack, British Columbia – PacifiCan Read the Full Article Here:  …
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2023 Chilliwack, British Columbia – After an extensive Canadian site selection process, the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) and the City of Chilliwack are pleased to announce that Red Bull has chosen Chilliwack for a major new facility investment in support of their North American expansion plans. CEPCO and the…
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New multi-million-dollar feed mill under construction in Chilliwack by Trouw Nutrition Canada

‘95 per cent of feed volume produced is consumed within a 50-km radius,’ says Trouw official CHILLIWACK, B.C. (May 14th, 2022) – Construction on a new 40,000 square-foot feed mill for Trouw Nutrition Canada is underway in Chilliwack. The existing facility on Chilliwack Central Road dates back to the 1960s with the East Chilliwack Co-op…
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BC Economic Development award winners for 2022 announced

PENTICTON, B.C., April 26, 2022 ­- The British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) and FortisBC teamed up once again to announce the winners of the 2022 BC Economic Development Awards at the BCEDA’s annual awards presentation held virtually this morning. These awards recognize BCEDA members for outstanding work in supporting their local economies, and making a…
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Trouw Nutrition Canada to invest millions of dollars into Fraser Valley economy

Trouw Nutrition Canada announces plans to build a new production facility in response to strong market demands CHILLIWACK, B.C. (January 18, 2022) – As a global leader in innovative feed specialties, premixes, feed additives and nutritional services for the animal feed industry, Trouw Nutrition Canada, a subsidiary of Nutreco, announced today that they have begun…
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Denciti’s large-scale property acquisition will fuel Chilliwack’s economic growth. 12.4 acre Lickman Road development set to provide rare opportunity to businesses in land-constrained Metro Vancouver

CHILLIWACK, September 8, 2021  – The acquisition of one of the largest underutilized Highway 1 interchange properties in the Fraser Valley is set to deliver much-needed retail, commercial, and industrial space to one of the British Columbia’s fastest growing municipalities. Denciti Development Corp. of Vancouver has acquired 7985 Lickman Road and 43971 Industrial Way in…
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