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Katharine and Johnathan Wall worked all year transforming their Chilliwack house – inside and out – into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

B.C. couple donates thousands to charity from their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house

Uniquely decorated house attracted more than 2,000 Potterheads in one weekend for a good cause

Katharine and Johnathan Wall worked all year transforming their Chilliwack house – inside and out – into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
From right, Stephany Davidson, Kimberly Berry and Christine Carey bring cats in to the Chilliwack SPCA on Aug. 8, 2019. The cats were some of 136 surrendered from a cat hoarder in Maple Ridge. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

More than 130 cats retrieved from ‘disgusting’ house in Maple Ridge

SPCA branch manager says hoarding cats is often a mental health issue

From right, Stephany Davidson, Kimberly Berry and Christine Carey bring cats in to the Chilliwack SPCA on Aug. 8, 2019. The cats were some of 136 surrendered from a cat hoarder in Maple Ridge. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Katharine and Johnathan Wall have been working all year transforming their Chilliwack house – inside and out – into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

B.C. couple opens their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house to the public

Couple has transformed their Chilliwack house into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie

Katharine and Johnathan Wall have been working all year transforming their Chilliwack house – inside and out – into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
This fundraiser for MarieAnne Baldwin, whose husband Keith Baldwin was shot and killed, was one of many GoFundMe fundraisers that people in Chilliwack supported this year. The city has been named the second most generous city in Canada based on the number of donations per capita on GoFundMe. (GoFundMe)

B.C. cities top the list for most generous in Canada on GoFundMe

Chilliwack took the number-two spot while Kamloops was at the top of the list

This fundraiser for MarieAnne Baldwin, whose husband Keith Baldwin was shot and killed, was one of many GoFundMe fundraisers that people in Chilliwack supported this year. The city has been named the second most generous city in Canada based on the number of donations per capita on GoFundMe. (GoFundMe)
Shera Morgan is seen here with her three children Lucas (8), Wade (6) and Elena (4). Morgan suffered a brain aneurysm on Oct. 20 and died a few days later. She donated her organs — liver, kidneys, lungs and heart — to help save the lives of five people. (GoFundMe)

Young Chilliwack mother donates five organs to save others following her sudden death

Celebration of Life for Shera Morgan who died of a brain aneurysm is set for Nov. 9 at Tzeachten Hall

Shera Morgan is seen here with her three children Lucas (8), Wade (6) and Elena (4). Morgan suffered a brain aneurysm on Oct. 20 and died a few days later. She donated her organs — liver, kidneys, lungs and heart — to help save the lives of five people. (GoFundMe)
Nine-year-old Ryan Tyson, seen here with mom Sheryl, holds some of the few remaining pieces of the fairy village at River’s Edge that was destroyed last month. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Fairy village built by B.C. kids destroyed twice in a week

Children who made the whimsical village in the Chilliwack neighbourhood said they will rebuild

Nine-year-old Ryan Tyson, seen here with mom Sheryl, holds some of the few remaining pieces of the fairy village at River’s Edge that was destroyed last month. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Sparks fly as SUV speeds wrong way down Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Sparks fly as SUV speeds wrong way down Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

Sparks fly as SUV speeds wrong way down Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP
Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, takes place at two locations in B.C. this year, Chilliwack and Surrey. (Tim Tebow Foundation)

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, takes place at two locations in B.C. this year, Chilliwack and Surrey. (Tim Tebow Foundation)
Katharine and Johnathan Wall have decorated their house with a Nightmare Before Christmas theme for the holidays this year. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Oogie Boogie, Sandy Claws and coffin sleigh part of B.C. couple’s holiday display

Chilliwack couple decorates their house for the holidays using Nightmare Before Christmas theme

Katharine and Johnathan Wall have decorated their house with a Nightmare Before Christmas theme for the holidays this year. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Michael Verhoef, the new GameSense advisor at Chances Chilliwack, chats with dignitaries during the launch of BCLC’s new resource on Thursday. Chances Chilliwack is the first Community gaming centre to have a GameSense advisor plus information booth. The program is dedicated to supporting players with healthy-play habits, and referring those experiencing challenges with their gambling to the support resources they need. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

B.C.’s responsible gambling program expands to all gaming centres

GameSense to operate at more locations and in cozier environments

Michael Verhoef, the new GameSense advisor at Chances Chilliwack, chats with dignitaries during the launch of BCLC’s new resource on Thursday. Chances Chilliwack is the first Community gaming centre to have a GameSense advisor plus information booth. The program is dedicated to supporting players with healthy-play habits, and referring those experiencing challenges with their gambling to the support resources they need. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
A better way to shoot a bear

A better way to shoot a bear

Chilliwack photographer thinks revenue can still be made, despite the province’s end to grizzly bear trophy hunting

A better way to shoot a bear