A high streamflow advisory was issued Thursday for the Chilliwack River. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)

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Highway 1 still closed after mudslides, union cries foul over education assistant shortage, and more

1. Highway 1 remains closed between Hope and Chilliwack after mudslides

It could be as late as Saturday afternoon before the eastbound lanes on Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope are open. See more >

2. Surrey union decries ‘epidemic’ level shortage of education assistants in B.C.

After Surrey’s school district recently revealed a huge shortage of on-call teachers, the union representing education assistants say the situation is far worse for them. See more >

3. Liberal and NDP MLAs stand together in support of SOGI education

Materials that teach about sexual orientation and gender identity and have caused massive controversy get bi-partisan support. See more >

4. ‘Ladies Night’ promoter says City of White Rock takes issue with waterfront event

City staff say province revoked permit, but organizer says that was at city request. See more >

5. God of thunder sends letter to Delta Police

Police chief shares child’s letter that includes drawings of all the DPD’s vehicles. See more >


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