Ambulances wait for Annette Poitras. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

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Coquitlam dog walker rescued, education minister blasts Chilliwack trustee and more

1. Coquitlam dog walker rescued after two days of searching

Annette Poitras had gone missing on Monday afternoon while walking Chloe, her border collie, Roxy, a young boxer and Bubba, a 13-year-old beagle-pug cross. See more >

2. Mudslides close Highway 1 between Hope and Chilliwack

Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope is closed in both directions because of two overnight mudslides. See more >

3. Surrey RCMP take ‘disturbed’ man into custody after dramatic incident on Scott Road

A police negotiator was called to a home in the 6900 block of Scott Road on Tuesday afternoon in Surrey to get what police described as a “disturbed man” to stand down. See more >

4. Doctors not meeting hand hygiene targets in B.C. hospitals

In the Fraser Valley and across the province, nurses outperform physicians in keeping hands clean. See more >

5. Education minister blasts Chilliwack school trustee on gender issues

As Minister of Education, a father of two school-aged children and a public school student in the 1980s – when LGBTQ students were not at all supported and were actively targeted for widespread bullying – I can say unequivocally that our province will keep moving forward. There is no turning back,” Minister of Education Rob Fleming. See more >


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