May 21, 2024

Fraser Valley Business News 


Steve Daniel of Ladner will be honoured with an induction into the Media Wing of the CFL Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place during Grey Cup week in Vancouver in November.

Tribe Management Inc recently launched the Tribe Home Progressive Web App (PWA) for Android, an app that revolutionizes the way multi-family residential buildings are managed, enhancing daily operations for Councils and Boards, community managers and residents alike.

Axton Inc., a premier custom steel fabrication shop in Delta, is looking to hire a talented Estimator & Salesperson to join its growing team.

There will be significant closures to portions of the Ferry Road Boat Launch at Captain’s Cove beginning May 21 and continuing until May 24.



Kevin Chen

Kevin Chen has joined Cleveland Doan Barrister and Solicitors LLP team, located at 1321 Johnston Road, White Rock.

Harold Lemos, a chef from Amica White Rock, was personally chosen by Gary McBlain, the National Director of Culinary Services, to represent Amica in an exciting culinary competition at the Hospitality Innovation Forum.

Ayeshah ‘Ice’ Somani has recently joined the team at LPM / Fearless Creative company as an Executive Assistant.

Ritika Kalra has recently been appointed as the Life Enrichment Coordinator at Amica, a luxury senior home in White Rock.

The Business Trade Show on the Peninsula takes place on June 1 & 2 at the Peace Arch Curling Club in White Rock.

Three high school seniors from the Semiahmoo Peninsula area were each given a $1,000 scholarships during the annual White Rock Elks scholarship ceremony.

 Sheila’s Catering will unveil its newest private event venue: The Marine Room, located above India Chaat House and Restaurant on Marine Drive on May 28th. 

The South Surrey White Rock Chamber Of Commerce welcomes its newest members,  Altius Osteopathy, DTech IT Services Inc. (Gold Pillar Partner), Nha Toi Boutique Cafe, Fixnit Inc., SCS Consulting Corp, Tax Me Less Accounting Inc., The Skin Source Laser & Esthetics School, Veverka Ventures Inc., and White Rock Masters Workshop.



Adam Torpey, the vice-president of business development at Vancouver-based company SixFive Stadium Experience, has proposed a versatile stadium at Tom Binnie Park. The stadium, with a price tag of approximately $35 million, is designed to accommodate soccer matches, concerts, conventions and other events, in time for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Sean MacAvoy has joined the iA Auto Finance sales team and will be responsible for the Vancouver, Okanagan, and rural areas of British Columbia.

Kelly Scott, CEO of BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association will speak at the panel discussion on ‘The Building Blocks of Growth: Addressing the Fraser Valley’s Infrastructure Deficit’ at the Fraser Valley Economic Summit on Tuesday, May 21.

The Government of Canada Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault and Federal Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson was at the Refrigerative Supply Limited’s Victoria branch last week, to announce a substantial investment of up to $103.7 million from Canada’s Low Carbon Economy Fund and the Oil to Heat Pump Affordability (OHPA) program.

Paragon Roofing BC has been chosen as the roofing contractor for Harrow Estate Cottages (Phase 1), a development of several single family homes and detached garages by BlueCity Construction.

Malahat Nation has partnered with Vancouver-based battery-energy company Energy Plug Technologies Corp. to build a $100M battery plant, the Malahat Battery Technologies Corp.



Essence Properties Inc is currently working on the development of its new master-planned community, Jericho, located next to the Langley Events Centre.

The Township of Langley is hosting an open house for a new community centre being planned in the Willoughby neighbourhood at South Yorkson Community Park. The event will take place on May 23, at Yorkson Creek Middle School, 20686 – 84 Avenue.

The Langley School District Foundation‘s The Mane Event will be held at Thunderbird Show Park on May 26th.

Langley Township will host an open house on May 23 at Yorkson Middle School, 20686 84 Avenue, addressing a proposed pool, recreation centre, and library for central Willoughby.



Vicinity Motor Corp., a manufacturer of buses and trucks headquartered in Aldergrove, has disclosed a revenue surge of 400 percent and a favourable cash flow position due to the augmented sales.

Premier David Eby will be speaking at the Fraser Valley Economic Summit in Abbotsford on May 21st at the University of the Fraser Valley.

The AIC-BC Fraser Valley Chapter Annual Meeting will take place on May 23rd, 2024 in Abbotsford, at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre, 36035 North Parallel Road.

Westburne is moving to its new location on June 3rd, at Unit 100-31453 King Rd.

Huney Bae Car Accessories Inc. has just opened in Abbotsford at #124-1779 Clearbrook Road.

JC Optical and Hearing has officially opened in Abbotsford at 3122 Mount Lehman Road.

Tail Blazers Abbotsford is celebrating its 25th anniversary on May 25th.



Aidan Ansell, a hockey player from Kelowna, has joined the Chilliwack Jets for the upcoming 2024/25 PJHL Junior A Hockey Season.

The City of Chilliwack has completed five new community projects with funding from the BC Growing Communities Fund, including the new dog off-leash areas at Fairfield Park and Jinkerson Park, pump tracks at Jinkerson and Vedder Park, and a multi-use game area at Jinkerson Park.

The Chilliwack Boxing Club is hosting a 3-day Boxing Tournament, from May 31st to June 2nd.

Tostana Cafe is hiring a Barista for their brand-new container café off Lickman Road in Chilliwack.



Kelo Cannabis is opening a new location in Pitt Meadows in June 2024.

Corporal Craig Gibson joins the Ridge Meadows RCPM mental health unit.

The Kyle Sherbaty Memorial Golf Tournament happening at the Swaneset Resort Course in Pitt Meadows on July 20th.

The Meadow Ridge Plumbing and Gas is now offering full bathroom renovations.



Cheryl Ashlie has returned as president of the Alouette River Management Society.

The Ridge Meadows Hospice Society’s annual Hike for Hospice event is happening on May 26th at Allco Park, 13255 Alouette Rd., Maple Ridge.

The Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge hosted its 25th annual festival on May 15 at SKY Hangar at the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport, drawing hundreds of attendees. The event raised over $20,000 for various charities in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.



Kabayan SARI SARI STORE, a Filipino grocer has opened at its new location in 1st ave, downtown Mission.

LoknStore is hosting a Storage Wars type auction event, with proceeds going to charity, on May 30, at 31491 Gill Ave Mission.

The Mission Diamond Head Motor Inn‘s temporary use permit to be utilized as a shelter will end sixty days after Hurd Street’s new housing development opens.

The intersection of Stave Lake Street and Prentis Avenue/11th Avenue will be improved with $20,000 in provincial funds for the City of Mission; while the  Walking School Bus program will be expanded with $17,541 for the Mission Public School District (MPSD) Parent Advisory Committee, from the province’s Vision Zero Grant.

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