Alex Butler

The number of city staff earning more than $100

140 city staff made more than 100K in 2014

Report cites two per cent payroll increase over previous year

The number of city staff earning more than $100
Scene of accident where large signs may have played a role in blocking sight lines.

City considers election sign restrictions

Feedback reveals concerns about unsightliness, safety

Scene of accident where large signs may have played a role in blocking sight lines.
Proposed changes to Abbotsford elecotral districts would see give MLAs in the city.

Small turnout for electoral riding hearing in Abbotsford

Changes would see five electoral districts in Abbotsford, up from three

Proposed changes to Abbotsford elecotral districts would see give MLAs in the city.
Fewer than 10 per cent of the call-outs for the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were related to fires in 2014.

Half of firefighter responses in 2014 involved medical issues

Only eight per cent call-outs are for fires

Fewer than 10 per cent of the call-outs for the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were related to fires in 2014.
Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford Centre sees changes, loss of $1.7 million in 2014

Facility still looking for major tenant following exit of Abbotsford Heat

Abbotsford Centre
Dave Murray

New Starfish Depot will help feed students in Abbotsford

Expansion of Starfish Pack program will help serve kids and their families

Dave Murray
Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Abbotsford hospital part of workplace violence review

Ministry of Health to work on action plan to address assaults on nurses

Abbotsford Regional Hospital

COUNCIL BRIEFS: Council passes tax reduction

City council gave final reading to the 2015 budget on Monday, putting residents on track for a .41 per cent tax decrease.

A homeless camp under Highway 1 at Riverside Road.

Homeless camp under overpass hasn’t impacted structural integrity: ministry

Ministry is working with local agencies to ensure the camper is moved respectfully

A homeless camp under Highway 1 at Riverside Road.
Fraser Health is planning to build a mental health facility on Marshall Road in Abbotsford.

50-bed mental health facility coming to Abbotsford

Project will be built close to Abbotsford hospital

Fraser Health is planning to build a mental health facility on Marshall Road in Abbotsford.

Conservative nomination period open for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

New riding brings new faces to the election race

The city spent funds to repair erosion arcs on the banks of the Fraser River.

City studying ways to mitigate bank erosion

Economic impact of dike breach could reach $2 billion

The city spent funds to repair erosion arcs on the banks of the Fraser River.
A homeless camp on Gladys Avenue that remains as the city is involved with a legal case against its bylaws prohibiting camping in parks.

Court rules that homeless won’t pay document fees at this time

Members of the homeless community will not have to pay $29,000 for police documents, pending future decision at trial

A homeless camp on Gladys Avenue that remains as the city is involved with a legal case against its bylaws prohibiting camping in parks.
Changes have been proposed for Abbotsford and Mission's provincial ridings.

Changes proposed for Abbotsford and Mission provincial ridings

Preliminary report on changes to electoral boundaries released on Thursday

Changes have been proposed for Abbotsford and Mission's provincial ridings.
Mayor Henry Braun

Council to consider policy on social media

Following American email scandal, Mayor says city may look at the way personal social media is used

Mayor Henry Braun
Whatcom County sheriff Bill Elfo (centre) speaks to reporter in Sumas

UPDATE: Man killed by U.S. border agent wanted in connection with a murder

Jamison E. Childress was wanted in connection with the murder of a Calgary teen

Whatcom County sheriff Bill Elfo (centre) speaks to reporter in Sumas
Police have issued a public warning about Sandeep Sidhu

UPDATE: Police issue warning about three men involved in ongoing conflict

Abbotsford police warn public about Sandeep Singh Sidhu, Jimi Singh Sidhu and Gavinder Singh Grewal

Police have issued a public warning about Sandeep Sidhu
Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

Security beefed up at Abbotsford hospital after attack on nurse

Less than two weeks after a nurse was injured in an unprovoked attack, a security guard has been added to the hospital’s emergency room

Abbotsford Regional Hospital.
Abbotsford City Hall

Tax decrease now set at .41 per cent

Average homeowner in Abbotsford will see $8 in savings

Abbotsford City Hall
A homeless camp on Gladys Avenue.

Pivot to appeal costs related to court case

Lawyer for homeless to ask judge to require police to cover some costs

A homeless camp on Gladys Avenue.