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Snowcap Lumber to close its doors

Thirty-five employees of Snowcap Lumber will be without work, as the Abbotsford company is closing its doors on June 29.
Record year for Abbotsford's Tradex

Record year for Abbotsford's Tradex

It’s been a record-breaking 2011 for Tradex. The trade and exhibition centre, located at the Abbotsford International Airport, is experiencing its busiest year on record with a booking capacity of 93 per cent. Last year, the facility boasted a 91 per cent capacity. “The industry average is 48 per cent,” said Vali Marling, the director of operations, sales and marketing for Tradex.
BC Pork launches new label

BC Pork launches new label

Abbotsford Chamber luncheon: Learn to make a difference

Rick Goossen will present “Building a Great Company: How and Why to Go from Making a Profit to Making a Difference” at the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on May 26 at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre.
Abbotsford Duty Free celebrates a quarter century of business

Abbotsford Duty Free celebrates a quarter century of business

Abbotsford Duty Free, located at the at the Huntingdon border crossing, celebrated its 25th anniversary on Saturday, May 14. Local MP Ed Fast and Abbotsford Coun. John Smith were on hand to mark the milestone.
Revitalizing downtown

Revitalizing downtown

Vedder Transport invests in new liquid natural gas rigs

Vedder Transport invests in new liquid natural gas rigs

Fuel cost efficiency and environmental responsibility are the catalysts behind Vedder Transportation Group’s decision to invest $12 million in 50 new vehicles.
Co-op's new GM plans bigger and better future

Co-op's new GM plans bigger and better future

Telus supports Canuck Place Abbotsford

Telus has launched a new fundraising campaign to support the expansion of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice to Abbotsford.

Cascade Aerospace hosts Abbotsford business community

Cascade Aerospace, one of Abbotsford’s largest companies, is opening its doors to the business community on April 27. Members and guests of the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce will get a behind-the-scenes tour of the 230,000-sq.ft. facility.