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VIDEO: Abbotsford BMX Race For Life

Highlights from the fundraiser event on Saturday

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Students from 5 Abbotsford schools deliver treats to first responders

Kids thank paramedics, ER staff and firefighters for their service

  • Dec 10, 2018

Abbotsford piano teacher earns national recognition

Jean Ritter was recently named a teacher of distinction by the Royal Conservatory of Music

VIDEO: Chilliwack boy donates more than a foot of hair to Canadian Cancer Society

Jaiden Duncan grew his hair for nearly 4 years to make a donation to the Society’s wig-making program

Abbotsford and Mission homes are sparkling for the holidays

Local homes are all aglow with Christmas light displays

  • Dec 5, 2018
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Winter Jubilee and Tree Lighting attracts thousands
Salvation Army Christmas Kettle
Santa Shuffle
Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk

Communitas prepares for annual Christmas Day dinner

Abbotsford organization accepts donations for prizes and gifts

  • Dec 9, 2018

Shop and Talk Market raises funds for food bank

Event on Saturday, Dec. 8 in Abbotsford features vendors, entertainment and more

  • Dec 7, 2018

Tackling childhood obesity in Abbotsford takes complex approach: doctor

As childhood obesity remains stagnant in Canada, it’s a challenge to bring rates down, says program founder

SLIDESHOW: Winter Jubilee and Tree Lighting

Thousands invade Downtown Abbotsford on Saturday night

Philanthropy Day luncheon honours youth, business and volunteer of the year

Event hosted by Abbotsford Community Foundation

  • Dec 5, 2018

Two new members for board of Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Dave Sidhu and Brenda Falk join the team

  • Dec 4, 2018

VIDEO: Santa Shuffle in Abbotsford

Highlights from the 11th annual event at Rotary Stadium

Canuck Place in Abbotsford is all lit up for the holidays

Children’s hospice holds annual Lighting of the House event and fundraising campaign

  • Nov 30, 2018

Abbotsford student receives silver Duke of Edinburgh Award

Etai Bachar completed challenges in four categories

  • Nov 30, 2018

Tell us about your Christmas light displays

2018 holiday list to be shared with readers

  • Nov 30, 2018

Abbotsford woman receives MS Champion Award

Joanne Craven among seven exceptional volunteers honoured

  • Dec 3, 2018

MAP: Christmas Kettle kicks off in Abbotsford

Pilots game on Friday starts six weeks of local fundraising

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Volunteers urgently needed to tutor adult learners in Abbotsford

Access2English program assists newcomers with reading, speaking, writing and math

  • Dec 2, 2018