History

Two old buildings battle for $50,000

Ten heritage sites across Canada are competing for a cash prize, including two from the Fraser Valley. The winner will be decided by the voting public.

The Cooper farm has stood mostly fixed in time as Abbotsford grew around it. 📷 Joti Grewal

Time comes for the Cooper farm

Kathy Cooper turned down tens of millions of dollars to sell her farm to developers. Now, two years after her death, friends remember the legendary farmer as plans are laid to build hundreds of homes on her land.