Alex Butler

New propane cannon bylaws are in place in Abbotsford.

New cannon bylaws in place in Abbotsford

Education and enforcement hoped to address concerns

New propane cannon bylaws are in place in Abbotsford.
Residents at a public hearing provided mixed input on a proposed development that would include a Cabela's.

Mixed response to McCallum Road project

Major development would feature Cabela’s as anchor

Residents at a public hearing provided mixed input on a proposed development that would include a Cabela's.
Mayor Henry Braun and Coun. Patricia Ross present a book to former Mayor George F. Ferguson.

Abbotsford history book dedicated to former mayor

George F. Ferguson presented with book

Mayor Henry Braun and Coun. Patricia Ross present a book to former Mayor George F. Ferguson.
Hardeep Sidhu

Diversity and immigration partnership supports the community

Program for newcomers enters its second year

Hardeep Sidhu
Dignitaries break ground for a new 50-bed mental health facility on Marshall Road on Friday. From left: Nick Blackman

Construction underway on 50-bed mental health facility in Abbotsford

Project will provide 20 assisted-living units and 30 licensed mental-health beds

Dignitaries break ground for a new 50-bed mental health facility on Marshall Road on Friday. From left: Nick Blackman
The Abbotsforward community plan update is underway.

Big ideas for Abbotsford’s future

Official community plan update sets out seven key concepts

The Abbotsforward community plan update is underway.
Lois Wilson donated her kidney to 'pay it forward' after her husband received a kidney donation.

Abbotsford kidney donor pays it forward

After husband gets a kidney, Lois Wilson donates to sister-in-law

Lois Wilson donated her kidney to 'pay it forward' after her husband received a kidney donation.
Norrish Creek

Extensive damage at Norrish Creek water plant

Facility supplies water to Abbotsford and Mission

Norrish Creek
A proposal for three sports fields will not include a field house at this time.

Plan for new turf fields moves forward

Project proceeds without proposed field house, smaller skate park

A proposal for three sports fields will not include a field house at this time.
The opening of the newly redeveloped Kinghaven Treatment Centre was held on Friday.

Newly redeveloped Kinghaven Treatment Centre opens in Abbotsford

Centre received additional $1 million in funding for pilot project

The opening of the newly redeveloped Kinghaven Treatment Centre was held on Friday.
Sketches in a city report show the proposed development of a commercial centre

Major McCallum development proposal moves to public hearing

Cabela’s would anchor the 130,000-square-foot commercial centre

Sketches in a city report show the proposed development of a commercial centre
Opposition continues against proposed electoral boundary changes in Abbotsford.

More opposition to proposed provincial riding changes in Abbotsford

Mayor, tourism director join chamber’s opposition

Opposition continues against proposed electoral boundary changes in Abbotsford.

City paid down $8.5M in debt in ’14

The city is paying down its debt and saw a surplus last year, according to the 2014 annual report

Outdoor water-saving kits can be purchased at city hall.

Sprinkling restrictions in effect

Twice-weekly watering until Sept. 30

Outdoor water-saving kits can be purchased at city hall.

City’s manager of engineering retires

Jim Gordon joined city in 1989

Four loaded grain cars derailed in Abbotsford along SRY tracks along Gladys Avenue in Abbotsford.

Grain cars derail on SRY tracks

200 feet of track damaged along Gladys Avenue

Four loaded grain cars derailed in Abbotsford along SRY tracks along Gladys Avenue in Abbotsford.
The chamber has come out in opposition to proposed changes to Abbotsford ridings.

Chamber opposed to proposed provincial riding changes

Plans would see five MLAs for Abbotsford in next election

The chamber has come out in opposition to proposed changes to Abbotsford ridings.
Ted Clugston spoke at an event at UFV on Tuesday.

A change of heart about homeless

Medicine Hat mayor speaks in support of housing-first approach

Ted Clugston spoke at an event at UFV on Tuesday.
Abbotsford Heat

Final Heat supply fee payment hit $2.7 million

Total fees reached almost $8 million over five-year period

Abbotsford Heat
Truck parking in Abbotsford leads to big rig dilemma

Truck parking in Abbotsford leads to big rig dilemma

Parking heavy haulers poses complex challenges, including land use issues, bylaw infractions and public controversy

Truck parking in Abbotsford leads to big rig dilemma