Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld speaking against the B.C. education ministry’s SOGI program at a rally called by Culture Guard in Chilliwack Tuesday night. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

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Anti-SOGI Chilliwack trustee doubles down, Langley woman will get lifesaving drug and more

1. Chilliwack school trustee Neufeld vows to run for re-election on anti SOGI platform

Chilliwack crowd cheers condemnation of education ministry’s program on sexual orientation and gender identification. See more >

2. Just days after good deed in Whalley, vandals torch North Surrey Tigers clubhouse

On Oct. 4th, Surrey RCMP confirmed that vandals lit a fire outside of the building outside of the Tigers clubhouse in Bear Creek Park. See more >

3. It’s ‘disrespectful’ that White Rock council not notified of Trudeau visit: mayor

Mayor Wayne Baldwin told council Monday evening that he took issue with the prime minister being welcomed into the community by Hogg and Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell, and not White Rock council. See more >

4. B.C. government approves funding of $750,000 drug for Shantee Anaquod

Langley woman had needed lifesaving drug after a rare disease put her in hospital. See more >

5. Pitt Meadows councillor convicted of sex assault resigns from job

David Murray was convicted in October. See more >


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