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Judging from the volume of the cheers from the audience, Green Party candidate Daniel Bryce was the winner of Monday night's federal election debate.
The number of homeless people in Abbotsford and Mission has been virtually cut in half, according to the one-day snapshot that is the homeless count.
There were large flakes of snow falling in Abbotsford and Mission as drivers got ready for their morning commute on Thursday.
Three years after a proposed complex for homeless men was blocked by neighbours, a new site has been announced.
A winner of the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce’s new business of the year Business Excellence Award is the new chamber president.
Patrick Giesbrecht took over the position on Wednesday from outgoing president Pat Sapielak.
Giesbrecht started the business Pacific North Advertising, and for which he won new business of the year in 2005. He sold the business in 2007, and now operates Pacific North Marketing.
Daniel Bryce, who carried the Green Party banner in Abbotsford South in the last provincial election, is making his first foray into national politics with the federal Greens in the Abbotsford riding.
There are houses in Abbotsford where pot is growing with the sanction of the federal government, and neither the Abbotsford Police nor city hall knows where they are.
Final numbers are still being tabulated for the Fraser Valley homeless count, but it appears there is some optimistic news in Abbotsford.
There is a great future in hockey for many of the kids on the Abbotsford Bantam Tier 1 team, and the upcoming WHL Bantam draft will be the start of these success stories.
“Conservative stronghold” is a term that has often been used to describe the Abbotsford riding during federal elections, but don’t tell that to incumbent MP Ed Fast.
“I’ve never considered Abbotsford a safe seat,” he told the News on Friday afternoon, as he prepared to leave Ottawa and begin an election campaign in his riding.
On Wednesday evening the federal Liberal party chose Madeleine Hardin to run as the party's candidate for the Abbotsford riding in the looming election.
The Burnaby Winter Club Bruins beat the Abbotsford Hawks 6-3 in the provincial Bantam Tier 1 championship on Wednesday night at a packed MSA Arena.
The result of Tuesday’s budget could well be a federal election, according to Abbotsford’s Member of Parliament.
“We’ll be on the hustings by Thursday or Friday,” predicted MP Ed Fast, saying the budget is an excuse for the opposition parties to bring down the Conservative minority government and force an election.
Most of the pressures at the Abbotsford courthouse are the result of the physical limitations of the building, say officials in the system.
The current courthouse has five court rooms, four of which are designed to handle prisoners securely.
The Abbotsford Pilots played four close games, outshot their opponent in two of them, but still lost the Pacific International Junior Hockey League best-of-seven championship series in a sweep.
The Abbotsford Pilots have dug themselves an 0-2 hole in their best-of-seven junior B championship series against the Richmond Sockeyes.
The host Abbotsford Hawks opened the Bantam Tier 1 provincial championships on Sunday with one of their biggest games of the tourney.
"We have lost a great citizen," Mayor George Peary said with the passing of Christine Lamb.