Ease fireworks restrictions, Abbotsford council urged

!The use and possession of fireworks is illegal in Abbotsford without a permit. In 2012, officials confiscated 50 pounds of illegal fireworks. - File photo
  • Abbotsford posted Dec 8, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Industry group says making fireworks legal improves safety, but fire chief reports drop in fires since strict rules implemented.

News

UFV seeks funding for $30 million high-tech building

  • Abbotsford updated Dec 8, 2016 at 4:20 PM

'Digital HUB' would include classroom space for a variety of programs, but requires province to contribute $20 million.

Sports

Abbotsford Pilots earn three of four points over weekend

  • Abbotsford updated Dec 8, 2016 at 4:01 PM

Hockey team defeats North Vancouver, falls to Mission in overtime

Business

Indigenous forest industry looks to Pacific Rim

  • Burns Lake Fort St James Mackenzie BC posted Dec 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Carrier Sekani chief joins forest trade mission to Asia, where cultural ties and business are intertwined

Buzz

Stranger's random act of kindness reaps plaudits from B.C. transit police

  • Vancouver posted Dec 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM

An unidentified male flight attendant passing by on his way to the airport, donated his jacket to a woman in pyjamas and t-shirt.

News

B.C. criticized for halting missing women inquiry reports

  • British Columbia updated Dec 8, 2016 at 2:04 PM

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton pledges to resume progress reporting

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Vice-President Joe Biden arrives on Parliament Hill for meeting with Trudeau

  • updated Dec 9, 2016 at 7:12 AM

Joe Biden arrives on Parliament Hill

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