Tyler Olsen

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

COVID-19 case diagnosed at Abbotsford rehabilitation residence

First Abbotsford care home to have confirmed COVID-19 case

How to report those not practising social distancing in Abbotsford

Health protection officers will screen calls, refer some to bylaw officers

Abbotsford grocery store employees thankful for appreciation as panic-buying subsides

As information replace rumours, shoppers have become more calm in grocery stores, worker says

Abbotsford politicians and city staff to consider cash-flow questions, tax deferments

Mayor says it’s unclear how many residents and business owners will be able to pay taxes on time

  • Mar 30, 2020

IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19

Thousands of beds have been freed up, but patients and seniors have had to sacrifice

How do you hold a public hearing when public gatherings are banned?

City of Abbotsford discussing how to hold hearings with appropriate social distancing

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

PHOTOS: How Abbotsford residents are coping with COVID-19 restrictions and anxiety

We asked readers what they are doing to reduce their stress and anxiety. Here’s what they told us.

  • Mar 26, 2020

City of Abbotsford lays off more than 100 recreation workers

Contract workers laid off, but promises to rehire after COVID-19 crisis passes

Cities need more power to deal with ‘idiots’ who violate COVID-19 orders, Abbotsford mayor says

Henry Braun says more powers from the province, not local state of emergency, needed

  • Mar 24, 2020

Abbotsford won’t declare local state of emergency, mayor says

Mayor Henry Braun says province has discouraged such declarations, warned of ‘chaos’

  • Mar 23, 2020

‘Isolation shelter’ in works for homeless people in Abbotsford with COVID-19 symptoms

Until shelter is set up, operators say they’ll work to find appropriate space for those with symptoms

  • Mar 23, 2020

All playgrounds in Abbotsford closed

City and school district announces closures of play structures and skateboard parks Monday.

  • Mar 23, 2020

Thousands of Fraser Valley residents join Facebook groups to offer COVID-19 help

People in Facebook groups are finding ways to get supplies and support to those in need

  • Mar 23, 2020

Hoarding sparks anger from husband of immune-compromised Abbotsford woman

Residents urged to stop hoarding cleaning supplies so those most in need can get them

  • Mar 20, 2020

VIDEO: Mayor addresses Abbotsford’s residents on YouTube

Henry Braun urges Abbotsford residents to support one another

  • Mar 19, 2020

Abbotsford shuts city hall, postpones public hearings due to COVID-19

Council meetings will continue, but public can only watch online, not in person

  • Mar 18, 2020

Anxious about COVID-19? Here are stories of Abbotsford residents coming together

Neighbours help neighbours adjust to life in a COVID-19 world

  • Mar 18, 2020

Five Fraser Valley trails that offer a respite from COVID-19 madness

Going for a walk or hike can help relieve stress and anxiety