Environment, Lifestyle

May 27, 2022

Can one of Canada’s best trail networks survive development?

Abbotsford’s McKee Peak has some of the country’s best hiking and biking trails. A new city plan says it will embrace and preserve those trails, but users aren’t convinced.

Environment   Lifestyle

May 27, 2022

Can one of Canada’s best trail networks survive development?

Abbotsford’s McKee Peak has some of the country’s best hiking and biking trails. A new city plan says it will embrace and preserve those trails, but users aren’t convinced.

News

May 26, 2022

The bureaucracy of disaster: what happened on Othello Road?

Three houses were destroyed on Othello Road, but it took more than two weeks for work to begin to save the remaining properties. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request, we now know why the process took so long.

Housing

May 25, 2022

Going, going, still going: is this the end of house bidding wars?

Exactly half as many homes changed hands in April 2022 as the previous year, as house prices begin to dip

Indigenous Affairs

May 24, 2022

Abbotsford powwow

A Sixties Scoop survivor, Bear Paw discovered a sense of belonging at powwows. Now she hopes to bring that feeling to her students and the rest of Abbotsford.

News

May 19, 2022

How a string instrument led to a $100K phone call

Abbotsford’s Kai Chow was introduced to the violin at just four years old. What once felt like a chore has now grown into a passion.

Your city

May 18, 2022

The flood and the campground: an Agassiz case study in flood-prone development

Pathfinder Campground wants to add 24 RV sites to a neighbouring field. Nearby residents are concerned it will exacerbate flooding concerns.

News

May 17, 2022

November landslides quietly knocked out Abbotsford & Mission water source

Timing of slide allowed taps to stay on after access road was blocked for eight weeks

Agriculture

May 16, 2022

The Happy Hoofer

Kevin Hinton is a bovine podiatrist skilled at keeping cow's feet healthy. It's not always easy, but he says fixing a cow's ailments is rewarding work.

Health

May 13, 2022

Fraser Valley neighbours question Vancouver’s hospital/transit deal with the province

A Chilliwack councillor suggested deal may leave some Fraser Valley residents paying more than their share.

Health

May 13, 2022

‘It’s not a real hospital’: Hope’s hospital the latest to receive local criticism

Fraser Health officials say that while they are looking at improving services and resources at smaller sites, providing care in larger regional hospitals can improve safety.

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