Tyler Olsen

International Trade Minister Ed Fast

Fast ‘concerned’ after blacklisted businessman allowed into Canada

Son of drug kingpin was allowed into country as part of Burmese delegation hosted by Abbotsford MP.

International Trade Minister Ed Fast
Nicola Peters (centre-left) and Kyla Smith

Basketball in their blood

Twenty years after their mothers teamed up in college, two Abbotsford girls will take on the province together at the BC Summer Games.

Nicola Peters (centre-left) and Kyla Smith
Chad Kroeger's former Abbotsford home has hit the market for just under $9 million.

Chad Kroeger’s former home in Abbotsford hits market for $9 million

Nickelback singer's former home was featured on MTV's Cribs and features a hockey rink and two pools.

Chad Kroeger's former Abbotsford home has hit the market for just under $9 million.
Jason Hignell carries the ball during the 2014 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships in Scotland.

Hignell captains Canada to upset at rugby championships

Canadian team made a big splash last weekend at the 2014 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships in Scotland

Jason Hignell carries the ball during the 2014 Rugby League Commonwealth Championships in Scotland.
Winston

Dog brings happiness to Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Winston the pug is one of nine therapy dogs that visit the hospital

Winston
Abbotsford’s Lauren Kerr has been named to Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

Lauren Kerr gets Team Canada nod

Kerr will be heading to China in August as part of Canada’s women’s rugby sevens squad at the Youth Olympic Games

Abbotsford’s Lauren Kerr has been named to Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing
This homeless camp in Jubilee Park was evicted late last year.

Update: City asks court to throw out suit alleging mistreatment of homeless

B.C. Supreme Court justice to decide whether lawsuit over parks bylaw will go to trial.

This homeless camp in Jubilee Park was evicted late last year.
Abbotsford will see empty coal trains rolling through its downtown if a tentative plan between two railroads goes ahead.

UPDATE: No deal yet on train detour through downtown Abbotsford

Railway company says trains would pass through town at various hours, day and night

Abbotsford will see empty coal trains rolling through its downtown if a tentative plan between two railroads goes ahead.

UPDATE: Decision to cancel summer school postponed

Labour Relations Board to rule Friday on whether remedial summer school is an essential service

A video released last week showed workers at a Chilliwack dairy farm abusing cows.

Milk pickup resumes at Chilliwack farm

Industry vows to rebuild public trust after video of animal abuse triggers outrage

A video released last week showed workers at a Chilliwack dairy farm abusing cows.
Board of Education chair Cindy Schafer

Trustees approve pay hike for incoming school board

Board of Education trustees elected this fall will see their wages rise by 3.3 per cent over their four-year term.

Board of Education chair Cindy Schafer
A video released last week showed workers at a Chilliwack dairy farm abusing cows.

‘Thousands of litres’ of good milk to be dumped

Dairy giant calls for industry reform after refusing milk from Chilliwack farm

A video released last week showed workers at a Chilliwack dairy farm abusing cows.
Abbotsford teachers are shown outside of Yale Secondary during the first week of one-day rotating strikes at the end of May.

Teachers’ strike won’t interrupt provincial exams

Support staff won't be blocked from entering schools to help students

Abbotsford teachers are shown outside of Yale Secondary during the first week of one-day rotating strikes at the end of May.
Danielle Kingma adds a panel to a yarn-bombed tree at the corner of Essendene and Montrose avenues.

Friends of cancer patient colour downtown with love

Two trees yarn-bombed in honour of downtown Abbotsford business owner

Danielle Kingma adds a panel to a yarn-bombed tree at the corner of Essendene and Montrose avenues.

School support staff consider government offer

Education assistants, bus drivers and other school workers signed short-term deal in late April

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