Heritage BC acknowledges the 2020 conference is located on the traditional territory of the Stó:lō First Nation.
The Stó:lō Nation is the political amalgamation of eleven Stó:lō communities. The Stó:lō Service Agency (SSA) is the service delivery arm of Stó:lō Nation. SSA provides services to the Stó:lō and Aboriginal communities throughout S’olh Temexw. S’olh Temexw is the traditional territory of the Stó:lō people. According to our swxoxwiyam, we have lived here since time immemorial. The Stó:lō traditional territory extends from Yale to Langley, BC. (source)
Host City of the 2020 Heritage BC Conference
Chilliwack is well-positioned within British Columbia with natural majestic beauty, abundant recreational and lifestyle opportunities and a sound business sector, including prosperous agricultural, industrial and commercial industries.
The community has a population of approximately 91,000 people and is located 100 kilometres east of the City of Vancouver. People choose to live in Chilliwack because of our low tax rates, affordable housing costs and exceptional quality of life.
Discover our lifestyle, offering all the benefits of our natural surroundings, rural setting, family-oriented neighbourhoods and the convenience and facilities of a vibrant urban core. Discover our community … Discover Chilliwack! (source)
Coast Chilliwack Hotel
The Comfort Room (one king bed or two double beds; single or double occupancy) is available at $106. Taxes and fees may apply. WiFi is provided without charge.
PLEASE NOTE: occupancy at the hotel is limited and rooms are booked based on availability. Availability and the special conference rate is not guaranteed. The cut off date for reservations is April 7, 2020 (if rooms are still available).
Booking information: please quote group code CCK-GFC6883
Online Booking Link.
Central Reservations: 1.800.716.6199 (toll-free North America)
Coast Chilliwack Hotel by APA: 604.792.5552
About the Royal Hotel: “At our charming heritage hotel in the heart of Chilliwack, we carry on the tradition of service and quality that began with our establishment over a century ago. Lovingly maintained with original antique appointments, our hotel offers a window into the past while providing the modern traveler with all the comforts of home.”
Visit the Royal Hotel website and use the code “HBC” or phone the hotel directly 604-792-1210.
The nearest airport is in Abbotsford Airport, which is serviced by Air Canada, West Jet and Island Express, as well as airlines.
Fraser Valley Express
The 66 FVX (Fraser Valley Express) connects Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Langley. The 66 FVX is a limited- stop express service designed to connect the municipalities in the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) to Metro Vancouver and the TransLink transit system. Chilliwack has 3 stops, located at: 1. Lickman Park and Ride 2. Vedder Road and Luckakuck Road, 3. Downtown Chilliwack Bus Exchange.
(car and bus information courtesy of Tourism Chilliwack)
|Tourism Chilliwack (link)||Stó:lō Gift Shop (link)|
|Chilliwack Museum & Archives (link)||Map of Chilliwack and area (Google Maps, link)|
|Chilliwack Heritage Walking Tour (Heritage Chilliwack, link)||Chilliwack Transit (link)|
|Atchelitz Threshermen’s Association (link)||Chilliwack Taxi (link)|
|Dickens Sweets and British Museum (link)|