Communications

Mobility The largest providers for mobile telephone service are Telus Mobility, Rogers Canada, and Bell Canada. Other companies that have gained a strong market share in the area include (but are not limited to) Fido, Koodo, and Virgin Mobile. Internet and TV Internet and television service are predominantly available through cable (Shaw Cable) and ADSL […]

Media

Media Lower Mainland British Columbia is serviced by multiple media outlets, including Global BC, CTV, CBC, City TV, as well as the Vancouver Sun, the Province, and many other organizations. In Chilliwack, there are also several Chilliwack-specific media outlets. Publications • Chilliwack Progress: This local paper is published twice weekly (Wednesdays and Fridays).• Real Estate […]

Transportation

By Road Chilliwack is situated along the TransCanada Highway, connecting to Vancouver, the USA and Pacific Rim markets. Chilliwack is a popular truck stop for long haul trucks, as the city has no municipal tax on fuel. Chilliwack is home to about 60 national and local trucking firms, including 19 common carriers and 14 local […]

Utilities

Energy BC Hydro serves the electricity needs of the majority of all British Columbia’s residents, including Chilliwack. In the Lower Mainland, BC Hydro’s hydroelectric facilities, generate over 4,900 gigawatt-hours (GWh) a year. BC Hydro provides an abundant and reliable source of clean energy at a lower cost than most major cites. Visit: BChydro.com. FortisBC serves […]