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The Housing Needs Report has been completed in Abbotsford as part of 2018 legislation requiring all B.C. municipalities to do housing needs assessments by April 2022. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

City’s housing challenges highlighted in report to Abbotsford council

Aging population and rising housing costs among issues addressed in Housing Needs Report

The Housing Needs Report has been completed in Abbotsford as part of 2018 legislation requiring all B.C. municipalities to do housing needs assessments by April 2022. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Investigators are on the scene of a serious one-car collision at Highway 11 and McCallum Road in Abbotsford on Monday morning (April 26). (PHOTO: Shane MacKichan)

Driver, 18, in critical condition after crash on Highway 11 in Abbotsford

Police say woman crashed into cement barrier after they tried to pull her over

Investigators are on the scene of a serious one-car collision at Highway 11 and McCallum Road in Abbotsford on Monday morning (April 26). (PHOTO: Shane MacKichan)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Shot fired into Abbotsford home while family inside

Kayle Poirier, 20, has been charged in relation to the incident on Esquimalt Terrace

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
The Abbotsford Police Department located 93 new appliances stolen from Delta on a Lefeuvre Road property on Thursday, April 22. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford police discover 93 new appliances stolen from Delta

Items worth $70K found during search of property in west Abbotsford

The Abbotsford Police Department located 93 new appliances stolen from Delta on a Lefeuvre Road property on Thursday, April 22. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
W. A. Fraser middle school teacher Carrie Roger and mom Pam are heading a project in which students are creating Earth Day artwork to be placed in fabric bags made and donated by volunteer group Fabric Bag Solution. The bags will be donated to front-line workers. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford school and sewing group team up for Earth Day project

Students create artwork for homemade, donated fabric bags for front-line workers

W. A. Fraser middle school teacher Carrie Roger and mom Pam are heading a project in which students are creating Earth Day artwork to be placed in fabric bags made and donated by volunteer group Fabric Bag Solution. The bags will be donated to front-line workers. (Submitted photo)
Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.

UPDATED: Second-degree murder conviction stands for Abbotsford school killer

Judge finds that Gabriel Klein is criminally responsible for death of Letisha Reimer

Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.
The charitable organization Mamas for Mamas is hoping to expand its services in Abbotsford. (Photo by Ratna Fitry from Pixabay)

National charity Mamas for Mamas looks to expand services in Abbotsford

Organization supports moms and caregivers facing struggles

The charitable organization Mamas for Mamas is hoping to expand its services in Abbotsford. (Photo by Ratna Fitry from Pixabay)
Matthew Balogh has been located.

UPDATE: Missing 17-year-old from Abbotsford has been located

Matthew Balogh had last been seen at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 18

Matthew Balogh has been located.
Michael Colmant, a former manager of Abbotsford International Airport, was killed in a hit-and-run in Washington state while he was riding his bicycle.

Abbotsford man dies in hit-and-run while cycling in Washington

Seattle police still searching for driver of vehicle that killed Michael Colmant

Michael Colmant, a former manager of Abbotsford International Airport, was killed in a hit-and-run in Washington state while he was riding his bicycle.
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) (File Photo)

IIO investigating after man seriously injured by police dog during Abbotsford arrest

Independent Investigations Office looking into incident from March 6 in 3700 block of Davie Street

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) (File Photo)
In 2012, police in Abbotsford placed surveillance cameras near the Dhaliwal home in the 2500 block of Bradner Road after there were two drive-by shootings in the area. Harb Dhaliwal, 31, has now been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting April 17 in Vancouver. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford man named as victim of fatal weekend shooting in Vancouver

Harpreet Dhaliwal, 31, killed outside of Cardero’s restaurant in Coal Harbour

In 2012, police in Abbotsford placed surveillance cameras near the Dhaliwal home in the 2500 block of Bradner Road after there were two drive-by shootings in the area. Harb Dhaliwal, 31, has now been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting April 17 in Vancouver. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Show producers start petition against city’s call for Tradex proposals

Abbotsford site should remain as events facility, petition states

The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Inmate sentenced for aggravated assault in Maple Ridge dies in Abbotsford

Correctional Service Canada says Brodie Bingley died April 13 at Pacific Institution

Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Among the items that Dorothy Agnew of Abbotsford received for her recent 100th birthday were gifts from the Abbotsford Police Department and a special cake. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman receives more than 600 cards from public for 100th birthday

Dorothy Agnew’s family had made the request to celebrate the occasion on March 18

Among the items that Dorothy Agnew of Abbotsford received for her recent 100th birthday were gifts from the Abbotsford Police Department and a special cake. (Submitted photo)
Kao Macaulay has been charged in relation to a home break-in on March 30 in Abbotsford in which five kittens were stolen. (Facebook photo)

Former Chilliwack man charged with theft of 5 newborn kittens in Abbotsford

Prolific offender Kao Macaulay, 23, accused of breaking into home on March 30

Kao Macaulay has been charged in relation to a home break-in on March 30 in Abbotsford in which five kittens were stolen. (Facebook photo)
Workers were on scene to clean up the oil spill in Abbotsford at Trans Mountain Pipeline’s Sumas pump station in June 2020. (File photo by Shane MacKichan)

TSB releases final report on June 2020 oil spill in Abbotsford

Transportation Safety Board says pipeline fitting to blame for spill of up to 190K litres

Workers were on scene to clean up the oil spill in Abbotsford at Trans Mountain Pipeline’s Sumas pump station in June 2020. (File photo by Shane MacKichan)
Passengers aboard Komagata Maru in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, 1914. (Library and Archives Canada image)

Abbotsford city staff to work with 4 groups to commemorate Komagata Maru tragedy

Options to be considered for ‘lasting memorial’ to honour victims of 1914 incident

Passengers aboard Komagata Maru in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, 1914. (Library and Archives Canada image)
A photo illustration shows a fountain planned for Mill Lake. (City of Abbotsford photo)

UPDATED: City approves $200K fountain for Mill Lake using donated funds

Project will improve lake quality and ecosystem, say Abbotsford city staff

A photo illustration shows a fountain planned for Mill Lake. (City of Abbotsford photo)
Travis Bragg has been sentenced for ramming a police car in Abbotsford in January 2020. He was arrested in a dramatic takedown in Chilliwack in March 2020.

Man sentenced for ramming police car in Abbotsford in 2020

Travis Bragg still has charges before the courts for dramatic takedown in Chilliwack

Travis Bragg has been sentenced for ramming a police car in Abbotsford in January 2020. He was arrested in a dramatic takedown in Chilliwack in March 2020.
Tanner Henderson, 20, of Abbotsford died after being shot on Canada Day 2018.

Man sentenced for 2018 Canada Day fatal shooting in Abbotsford

Tanner Henderson, 20, was accidentally shot at home on Birch Street

Tanner Henderson, 20, of Abbotsford died after being shot on Canada Day 2018.