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Located 100 kilometres east of Vancouver, Chilliwack’s natural surroundings, rural setting and thriving agricultural, commercial and industrial economy have drawn many to its family-oriented neighborhoods. Its mountains, lakes and rivers provide beautiful settings for many outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, camping, boating, kayaking and golfing. Bridal Veil Falls, located at the base of Mount Cheam, cascades almost 400 feet and claims the distinction of being the sixth-highest waterfall in Canada. The area is also home to thriving First Nations communities.

Area Facts

102 km from Vancouver City Centre
The population is 84,000 residents.
Agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism
Gold, world-class freshwater fishing, river rafting, hiking.
Kindergarten to grade 12; campus for the University College of the Fraser Valley
Chilliwack General Hospital

Chilliwack General Hospital

Chilliwack General Hospital is a 131 bed, University of BC affiliated community hospital offering medical, surgical, obstetrics, psychiatry, and a regional eye centre, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 60,585 visits annually.


"I love working as an emergency nurse at Chilliwack General Hospital because of the positive and supportive team of coworkers who always help each other in order to do the best job that we can."

ER RN, Chilliwack General Hospital