Alex Butler

Rezoning was adopted by council for a site on Gladys Avenue to allow for supportive housing.

Final approval given to allow housing for homeless on Gladys Avenue

Rezoning and OCP amendment were adopted by Abbotsford council at Monday's meeting

Rezoning was adopted by council for a site on Gladys Avenue to allow for supportive housing.
A rezoning proposal on Livingstone Avenue had support from some community members

Large development off Maclure Road discussed at public hearing

Proposal would build 400 apartments and 35 townhouses at Maclure and Livingstone

A rezoning proposal on Livingstone Avenue had support from some community members
The Fraser Valley Regional District in Chilliwack.

Change to animal control prompts questions

Regional district now provides service to Abbotsford

The Fraser Valley Regional District in Chilliwack.
A downtown busking program will launch in Abbotsford.

Buskers to come to downtown Abbotsford

New program gives street performers a chance to play

A downtown busking program will launch in Abbotsford.
Rod Santiago and Nadine Power of Abbotsford Community Services hope to engage with the community with regard to their supportive housing project planned for Gladys Avenue.

ACS to hear concerns on supportive housing project

Representatives will meet with neighbours over facility for homeless

Rod Santiago and Nadine Power of Abbotsford Community Services hope to engage with the community with regard to their supportive housing project planned for Gladys Avenue.
A townhouse development on Falcon Ridge has been give approval.

Mountain development moves forward

Third reading approved on Falcon Ridge

A townhouse development on Falcon Ridge has been give approval.
Abbotsford city hall.

Court order allows vote on campaign donor’s project

Project applicant donated to campaigns of five council members

Abbotsford city hall.
Chamber director says he doesn't think a tax in Metro Vancouver would change shoppers' habits.

Would a proposed TransLink tax bring shoppers to Abbotsford?

Despite opponents’ concerns, influx of business may not occur: chamber director

Chamber director says he doesn't think a tax in Metro Vancouver would change shoppers' habits.
The Kinder Morgan tank farm in Abbotsford.

Concerns raised over oil spill air testing

Government acknowledges gaps and deficiencies in spill response

The Kinder Morgan tank farm in Abbotsford.
One of the proposals would build a 555-townhouse development off of Lower Sumas Mountain Road in an area known as Falcon Ridge.

East Abby residential development proposals concern neighbours

Two proposals call for 370 and 555 townhouse units

One of the proposals would build a 555-townhouse development off of Lower Sumas Mountain Road in an area known as Falcon Ridge.
Henry Braun

Changes coming to council meetings, committees

Abbotsford's new city council attempts to streamline the process

Henry Braun
George and Sylvia Peary were honoured at a gala event on Nov. 25th.

Locals honoured by Skills BC

Sylvia and George Peary honoured for their contributions

George and Sylvia Peary were honoured at a gala event on Nov. 25th.

Concerns about pipeline expansion

City not taking a stance on Kinder Morgan proposal at this point

Members of the Abbotsford Middle School Builders' Club organized a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. On Thursday students paid $2 to watch the Christmas movie Home Alone.

Abbotsford Middle students raise funds for Salvation Army

Fundraising through the Builders Club, a student service group

Members of the Abbotsford Middle School Builders' Club organized a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. On Thursday students paid $2 to watch the Christmas movie Home Alone.
Nelson Drozdowich mans a Salvation Army kettle Thursday at Real Canadian Superstore.

Salvation Army still in need of donations and volunteers

Kettle campaign continues, but more donations necessary

Nelson Drozdowich mans a Salvation Army kettle Thursday at Real Canadian Superstore.
In 2015

Organics must be kept out of curbside trash

City will no longer pick up garbage containing food waste

In 2015
Kim Moran is determined not to let multiple sclerosis slow her down.

Raising awareness of MS

Kim Moran recently diagnosed with disorder

Kim Moran is determined not to let multiple sclerosis slow her down.
Kelli Harman (left) and Jami Savage (right) unload pancake mix donated to the Terry Fox Elementary school breakfast program.

Surprise donation will help kids get breakfast

‘Pancake mix drive’ will help kids at Terry Fox elementary get a good breakfast

Kelli Harman (left) and Jami Savage (right) unload pancake mix donated to the Terry Fox Elementary school breakfast program.
A homeless camp set up in Jubilee Park late last year.

Lawyers to argue Jubilee Park injunction be dropped

Lawyers representing homeless people to argue against injunction for park

A homeless camp set up in Jubilee Park late last year.
Mayor Henry Braun addressed the Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.

New mayor addresses Chamber of Commerce

Henry Braun speaks to Chamber of a need for clear strategic plan and long-term financial plan for city

Mayor Henry Braun addressed the Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday.