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Phil Ellis of Peninsula Runners

Running and Water Go Hand in Hand

Phil Ellis of Peninsula Runners, Abbotsford, provides training tips for the Envision Run for Water event in Abbotsford

Phil Ellis of Peninsula Runners

Social seniors

Abbotsford Community Services offers many programs that help seniors connect

COLUMN: Landmark decision on assisted suicide

The Criminal Code says that everyone who aids a person to commit suicide is a criminal...

Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.

The Essentials for Pink Shirt Day – February 25, 2015 (VIDEO)

'We know the Internet can be a pretty negative place, and that this negativity can lower self-esteem and create bullying behaviour'

Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. And the material is 100% bully-free.
Dr. David Smith

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Dr. David Smith
Dr. David Smith

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith

COLUMN: Working towards a community dialogue

As we all get ready to ring in the new year tomorrow, 2015 is going to be a special one for me...

Last chance to enter the Big Deal 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways. Presented by Big Deal

WIN WITH THE NEWS: 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

Yes, this is your final chance to enter The Abbotsford News 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways.

Last chance to enter the Big Deal 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways. Presented by Big Deal
Dr. David Smith

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

Dr. David Smith
Jason Gagnon

Genesis medals at B.C. championships

Abbotsford's Genesis Martial Arts competed at the 2014 BC Championships last Saturday, with several key finishes.

Jason Gagnon

Lions and Hawks basketball gearing up for competitive seasons

Lions basketball starts strong; Gr. 9 Hawks win tourney

Local skater Jessica McHugh finished 13th in the novice category of the 2015 Skate Canada Challenge last week in Pierrefond

Photo: Abby skater off to national championship

Jessica McHugh has been skating since she was seven years old. Not she's going to compete on the national stage.

Local skater Jessica McHugh finished 13th in the novice category of the 2015 Skate Canada Challenge last week in Pierrefond
Dr. David Smith

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Dr. David Smith

Six-time world champion Irish dancer teaching in Abbotsford

Prestigious Irish dancer to teach seminar in Abbotsford at Exhibition Park.

Sports announced for 2016 B.C. Summer Games

Sports announced for 2016 B.C. Summer Games

Competition will take place in 18 sports next year at the 2016 B.C. Summer Games in Abbotsford.

Sports announced for 2016 B.C. Summer Games

Abby Olympians club swims in two meets

The reinvigorated Abby Olympians competed in two meets in November.

Cascades basketball and volleyball in home weekend action

UFV teams will play eight games this weekend at the EAC in Abbotsford.

Left to right: Don McMillan

80+ curlers rock the ice at Abby Bonspiel

Abby rink wins 12-team bonspiel for curlers over the age of 80.

Left to right: Don McMillan

COLUMN: What to do when you lose a loved one in an accident

Understanding the Family Compensation Act

COLUMN: Trapped within narrow-mindedness

I received an interesting letter from a local reader...