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Fijian dancers join the crowd at Mission's Folk Fest Saturday.

Thousands turn out for Mission’s Folk Fest

Mission Folk Music Festival runs throughout the weekend concluding with a finale performance Sunday July 27th.

Fijian dancers join the crowd at Mission's Folk Fest Saturday.

COLUMN: Call on God and ask forgiveness for your sins

Living a life that is transparent and consistent can be a challenge but it is not impossible...

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Something old, something new

Reno Me! with FortisBC winner Melissa Tolsma continues her renovation.

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

COLUMN: Never stop building intercultural relationships

It’s hard to believe 19 years has slipped by as a columnist...

COLUMN: Is your business partner a partner, or employee?

It is commonly known that employers do not have carte blanche to impose whatever terms they wish into contracts...

Victoria Duffeld and fellow judge Ryland Haggis reviewing semi-finalist entries at the 2014 Valley Voices Vocal Competition.

Semi-finalists compete at local talent show

Tradex Abbotsford was the scene for sixteen competitors, Saturday night, in the Valley Voices Vocal Competition. FINALISTS UPDATED.

Victoria Duffeld and fellow judge Ryland Haggis reviewing semi-finalist entries at the 2014 Valley Voices Vocal Competition.
Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

In the planning stages

Reno Me! with FortisBC contest winner Melissa continues her renovation.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.
Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

A reluctant renovator starts her renovation

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma was the winner of the RenoMe! With FortisBC contest and has recently started her outdoor space renovation.

Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.
'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.

'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.
Mission’s Ken Herar and Mission school trustee Randy Cairns cycled to Matsqui Elementary May 23 as part of the Cycling4Diversity journey.

COLUMN: C4D team finishes annual journey

The Cycling4Diversity (C4D) team recently finished its four-day journey (May 20-23) from Mission to Mission...

Mission’s Ken Herar and Mission school trustee Randy Cairns cycled to Matsqui Elementary May 23 as part of the Cycling4Diversity journey.
B.C. is entering into a blue box battle

May 19 has come and gone, now Victoria must be accountable for MMBC mess

The Province's new recycling fee system has been implemented, and Buckerfields CEO Kelvin McCulloch has noticed the trickle...

B.C. is entering into a blue box battle

COLUMN: Strengthening conviction that God is not dead

At the heart of the story is a college student who has to defend his faith...

Last chance to join in the fun of the World Cup and have a chance to win great prizes.

World Cup Contest: $3,000 in prizes to be won

The World Cup is now on. This is a chance for readers of The Abby News to enter the contest & win up to $3,000 in prizes. Enter today!

Last chance to join in the fun of the World Cup and have a chance to win great prizes.
Rick Hansen Secondary: 2014 Vaisakhi & Cultural Fashion Show.

Dazzling dances, sensational singing, dynamic drumming

Vaisakhi and Cultural Fashion Show. Performances by students from Rick Hansen Sec, Harry Sayers, Blue Jay, Dave Kandal

Rick Hansen Secondary: 2014 Vaisakhi & Cultural Fashion Show.
'People In A Country That Is Disappearing'

‘People In A Country That Is Disappearing’

The UN's World Food Programme says the Central African Republic is on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe...

'People In A Country That Is Disappearing'

COLUMN: Caught up in the moment not an excuse

I don’t think we can use the reason, “I was caught up in the moment” – the timely excuse crafted by the Vancouver rioters...

COLUMN: B.C. Human Rights Code prohibits discrimination

Every person in Canada has human basic rights, and in British Columbia, these rights are defined in the Human Rights Code...

Alanna Stobbe

Students act socially and give back locally

Students of St. John Brebeuf have been devoted stewards of our local community

Alanna Stobbe
'Walt the Curber' is a program between Black Press and CarProof to illustrate the risks of purchasing a vehicle from a private seller.

Buying a Used Car? Protect Yourself

When buying a used vehicle, you should do your homework, says CarProof. 150,000 British Columbians buy from a private seller each year.

'Walt the Curber' is a program between Black Press and CarProof to illustrate the risks of purchasing a vehicle from a private seller.
Blue bins in B.C. Critics say the new impending recycling system changes won't just cost new business

British Columbia’s Blue Box Battle

B.C. business owner lays out his issues with Province's MMBC recycling plan; calls it a 'cash and power grab'

Blue bins in B.C. Critics say the new impending recycling system changes won't just cost new business