City receives more than $1 million in funding

Provincial government has awarded funding to held provide local services

Abbotsford will receive $1,130,184 in funding from the provincial government to help provide local services, such as police enforcement costs.

The money comes from the Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF), which has restructured the traffic fine revenue sharing program and small community and regional district grants.

The SCIF program was implemented by the province to help provide local governments with greater financial stability.

The Fraser Valley Regional District will also receive $33,127.

The traffic fine program helps municipalities that pay police enforcement costs.