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The West Coast Small Home Expo joins forces with The Health and Wellness Show to bring you a myriad of exhibitors and speakers to see, listen and learn from June 4 and 5. (Flickr)

Two shows for the price of one at Tradex in Abbotsford

West Coast Small Home Expo joins forces with The Health and Wellness Show June 4 and 5.

The West Coast Small Home Expo joins forces with The Health and Wellness Show to bring you a myriad of exhibitors and speakers to see, listen and learn from June 4 and 5. (Flickr)
It's been more than two years since the West Coast Women's Show has been held at Tradex. This year's event is slated for June 10 - 12 and also features concerts, food trucks and a beer and wine garden. (Submitted photo)

The ultimate kickoff to summer celebration held at Abbotsford’s Tradex June 10-12

West Coast Women’s Show now includes concerts, food trucks and beer and wine garden

It's been more than two years since the West Coast Women's Show has been held at Tradex. This year's event is slated for June 10 - 12 and also features concerts, food trucks and a beer and wine garden. (Submitted photo)
The Fraserglen Golf Course and Training Centre driving range was struck by disaster again during the historic flood of November 2021. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford’s Fraserglen Golf Course recovering from historic flood

The historic November 2021 flood wasn’t the first time golf course went under water

The Fraserglen Golf Course and Training Centre driving range was struck by disaster again during the historic flood of November 2021. (Submitted photo)
Eleanor Rushton of Abbotsford has written her first book, Golden Tuesday.

Pandemic proves perfect time for Abbotsford woman to write first book

Golden Tuesday a story of hope and redemption, says Eleanor Rushton

Eleanor Rushton of Abbotsford has written her first book, Golden Tuesday.
MEI bus driver Rick Falk is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: More than just a bus driver, Rick Falk is a ‘cornerstone’ at MEI Schools

Humble and self-effacing, Falk makes parents feel safer knowing he’s behind the wheel

MEI bus driver Rick Falk is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Dasmesh Punjabi School’s Raymond Chan is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Abbotsford’s Raymond Chan much more than just a teacher

Beloved Dasmesh Punjabi School educator wears many hats

Dasmesh Punjabi School’s Raymond Chan is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Secondary’s Jas Biring is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Childhood teacher inspired Jas Biring to enter profession

Abbotsford Senior educator is giving students skills to make in in school … and life

Abbotsford Secondary’s Jas Biring is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Yale Secondary’s Brendan Ha is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Lotus Program leader provides safe space for students

Yale Secondary educator Brendan Ha wants high school experience to be a good one

Yale Secondary’s Brendan Ha is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford School District’s Andrea Senft is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Andrea Senft’s heart is with students and community

Challenge led to one-of-a-kind position

Abbotsford School District’s Andrea Senft is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Cornerstone Christian School’s Heather Thiessen is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Heather Thiessen’s teachings always come with a dash of humour

Cornerstone Christian School educator isn’t above dressing up as a unicorn

Cornerstone Christian School’s Heather Thiessen is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford first-time author Paul Sidhu’s book, Broken Turban, will be launched on amazon.ca on Feb. 22. (Submitted photo)

First-time Abbotsford author pens book on breaking traditional barriers for Indo-Canadians

Paul Sidhu tells story of his cousin and struggles he faced as first-generation Sikh

Abbotsford first-time author Paul Sidhu’s book, Broken Turban, will be launched on amazon.ca on Feb. 22. (Submitted photo)
The Fraser Valley Home and Garden Expo was last held at Tradex in 2020 and returns to this facility this weekend. It’s the second in-person event at Tradex since the pandemic. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Tradex in Abbotsford happy to be hosting larger events again

COVID-19 restrictions mean 50% capacity limit for now

The Fraser Valley Home and Garden Expo was last held at Tradex in 2020 and returns to this facility this weekend. It’s the second in-person event at Tradex since the pandemic. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s Grand (Un)Gala is running throughout February and invites people to participate from home, meaning they can stay in their comfy shoes if they want. (Submitted photo)

Fraser Valley Grand (Un)Gala takes a different approach to fundraising

Fundraiser throughout February supports health care foundation

The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s Grand (Un)Gala is running throughout February and invites people to participate from home, meaning they can stay in their comfy shoes if they want. (Submitted photo)
Former Abbotsford book store owner Simon Constam has published a book of Jewish poetry which he hopes to read from locally sometime this spring. (Submitted)
Former Abbotsford book store owner Simon Constam has published a book of Jewish poetry which he hopes to read from locally sometime this spring. (Submitted)

Former Abbotsford book store owner publishes book of Jewish poetry

Simon Constam operated The Bookworks on Montrose in the ’80s

Former Abbotsford book store owner Simon Constam has published a book of Jewish poetry which he hopes to read from locally sometime this spring. (Submitted)
Former Abbotsford book store owner Simon Constam has published a book of Jewish poetry which he hopes to read from locally sometime this spring. (Submitted)
Joseph Sikora (far right) and his team of Street Thug Barbers deliver food to the homeless population in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford ‘haircut ministry’ provides food and hygiene to homeless population

Joseph Sikora and his Street Thug Barbers take to the streets

Joseph Sikora (far right) and his team of Street Thug Barbers deliver food to the homeless population in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
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Abbotsford News magazine has 101 ideas for fun

Looking for things to do in Abbotsford? From hikes to bikes and even skydiving, options are endless

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Abbotsford News readers nominated their Heroes in Education.

Celebrating our Heroes in Education

Abbotsford educators, staff go ‘Above and Beyond’ for their students

Abbotsford News readers nominated their Heroes in Education.