Disinfection – Making Our Water Safe

By Pete Scales, M. Ag BSc (hon) In this modern age, in thriving communities, in developed countries, so many things in our lives are taken for granted.  Case in point: safe and abundant drinking water. Safe and dare I say, abundant drinking water is generally considered the responsibility of municipalities and/or regional authorities, which in turn […]

{ on Feb18 2021 | in: Feature }

The Stealth Political Offloading of Expenses On To Your Back Continues: Part 1

  The Stealth Political Offloading of Expenses On To Your Back Continues Your World Is About To Get More Expensive, But Not In The Ways You May Think. By Don R Campbell In this series, I BEGIN the long and nuanced discussion around the meddling by the Federal and Provincial governments into the housing markets […]

{ on May23 2019 | in: Business | Community | Feature | Partners | Politics }

Agricultural Enhancement grant applications now being accepted

Abbotsford Community Foundation announces launch of the 2019 Agriculture Grants program. The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Agricultural Enhancement grants are now being accepted. “In 2019, the focus of this round of funding is revitalization of unused or underutilized farmland located within the Abbotsford ALR and we […]

{ on Feb1 2019 | in: Business | Community | Feature | Partners }

Need a job? Artificial intelligence could be your next employer.

Baneet Braich An artificial intelligence simulation uses algorithms to score how fit the candidate is for their next job. Bhavna Dabysingh and her husband are newcomers to Canada. With a foreign name on her resume, her job applications in Ottawa have been dismissed with lack of Canadian experience. People have asked her to apply for […]

{ on Jan21 2019 | in: Business | Community | Entertainment | Feature }


FRASER VALLEY, BC – Nominations are being accepted until Friday, Jan 11 for the 16th Annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards.  The event is presented by Abbotsford Community Services in partnership with Mission Community Services, Chilliwack Community Services and the Langley New Directions English Language School.   Concepts of cultural diversity include age, gender, abilities, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, […]

{ on Jan7 2019 | in: Community | Entertainment | Feature }


Inaugural Canadian Elite Basketball League season opener set for May 9, 2019 ABBOTSFORD, Nov. 1, 2018 – Professional basketball comes to the Fraser Valley when the Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) host the Guelph Nighthawks to open their inaugural season on Thursday, May 9 at the Abbotsford Centre.   Modelled […]

{ on Nov2 2018 | in: Community | Entertainment | Feature | Sports }

Mayor Henry Braun seeks Re-Election in 2018 Abbotsford Municipal Elections

As an Abbotsford resident since 1953, a city councillor for three years, and now the mayor of our city, Henry Braun has been leading the way forward in making Abbotsford one of the best places to live, work, learn and play. Before his leadership role in the city, Henry Braun was the co-owner, president and […]

{ on Oct18 2018 | in: Community | Feature | Politics }

Shirley Wilson seeks re-election as Abbotsford School District Trustee

Shirley Wilson has served 13 years on the Abbotsford School Board as a school trustee and has been a strong advocate for providing world class, innovative, and individualized education for all students in Abbotsford. On October 20th, she re-seeks a seat on the board. “We are entering a very exciting time in education with curriculum […]

{ on Oct18 2018 | in: Community | Feature | Politics }

$100,000 raised for children and families at risk in Abbotsford.

3rd Annual Smart and Caring Golf Classic raises $100,000 for Community Fund. Lead: The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) is pleased to announce the results from their annual golf tournament held September 20th at Ledgeview Golf Course, where a total of $100,000 was raised for the ACF’s Smart and Caring Community Fund. Income from the Smart […]

{ on Oct6 2018 | in: Community | Feature | Sports }

Hundreds of fans pack Sardis Secondary School for exhibition game sponsored by the Bandits

CHILLIWACK, Oct. 3, 2018 – More than 300 fans packed the gymnasium at Sardis Secondary School last Friday night for an exhibition game between the Trinity Western University Spartans and the Columbia Bible College Bearcats. The fun-filled evening was sponsored by the Fraser Valley Bandits and Chilliwack Basketball Club. Top local talent from across the […]

{ on Oct4 2018 | in: Community | Feature | Sports | Uncategorized }

MP Sidhu hosts successful 3rd annual constituent barbecue

Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission-Matsqui Fraser Canyon, would like to thank all those who joined him and his team Sunday, August 19, at Matsqui Village Park for his office’s Third Annual Family Barbecue. “It’s becoming a real tradition, and we’ve had people saying how much they look forward to it as part of […]

{ on Aug22 2018 | in: Community | Entertainment | Feature | Politics }

Fraser Valley Bandits Welcomed to Abbotsford for Inaugural Season of Canadian Elite Basketball League

The Canadian Elite Basketball League announced Monday that Bandits will be the name of the Fraser Valley entry in the new league, which plays its inaugural season May through August 2019. Wearing the colours of orange, blue and white, the Fraser Valley Bandits logo depicts an image of a red fox, common to British Columbia. […]

{ on Jul20 2018 | in: Community | Feature | Sports }


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