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Demographics

Demographics - Community Profile

History of Chilliwack

The Township of Chilliwhack was incorporated in 1873, the third oldest municipality in British Columbia.

Labour Force

Labour Force

Piper Richardson

On Saturday, October 11, 2003 at 2:00 pm, a life-size bronze statue was unveiled on the grounds of the Chilliwack Museum. The statue commemorates the valour of Piper James Cleland Richardson, a posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross, the British Empire and Commonwealth's highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Family History | Victoria Cross & Inspiration | The Piper Richardson Statue Project | John Weaver and his Studio | Unveiling

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A heat warning is currently in effect for Chilliwack. The City of Chilliwack has temporarily opened several locations as cooling centres for residents to find relief.