VIDEO: Evacuees ask Lower Mainland businesses to pitch in

An evacuee at the Cloverdale emergency reception centre has a message

Cloverdale has welcomed more than 600 evacuees into its new emergency reception centre over the past few days. They come from Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and all over B.C.’s wildfire scarred interior. Many have brought little to nothing with them, having had to flee at a moment’s notice as evacuation orders came down.

While they are receiving help from emergency social services and the Red Cross, they have a favour to ask of Lower Mainland business:

Just Posted

SD78 trustee advocates for defibrillators in schools

Says machines could save lives of students, staff

Chilliwack boy drops puck at Canucks fight cancer game

Carter Johnston, 11, fighting osteosarcoma and has a growing, prosthetic leg

Laying down Agassiz roots

Iranian couple uses Agassiz soil to fulfill their dream of developing an eco-farm

Lest we forget

Agassiz, Harrison, Kent remember and honour veterans, first responders

‘I will now live in consistent fear’: Allan Schoenborn granted escorted leaves

The Merritt man was deemed not criminally responsible in the killing of his three children in 2008

Hammy the deer dodges conservation officers in Prince Rupert

The famous Prince Rupert hammock deer maintains his purple threads

‘No shirt, no service, no Canada’

Shirtless Tacoma man arrested after Canadian border officials say they found meth in rental vehicle

Nasty note on B.C. windshield sparks online outrage

Vernon’s Bailey McDonald is using a painful experience to start conversation about invisible illness

Federal funding to combat guns, gangs and opioid crisis

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said illicit drugs are often main cause of guns, gangs violence

Riverview youth mental health centre proceeds

Replacement for Maples Treatment Centre first announced in March

Dead boy’s father posts Facebook response after Appeal Court upholds conviction

David, Collet Stephan were found guilty in their son Ezekiel’s 2012 death from bacterial meningitis

Trudeau mania, Scheer enthusiasm in B.C. this week

Prime minister, Conservative leader drop in on Surrey, White Rock

Most Read