Community

Pandemic means changes for door-to-door newspaper delivery

Black Press asks readers across B.C. to be patient as carriers are asked not to touch surfaces

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

Facebook group displays ‘Hearts of Abbotsford’

Photos shared of tributes to front-line workers

  • Apr 14, 2020
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SLIDESHOW: Pictures of Abbotsford moms for Mother's Day
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Self-isolated Aldergrove grandpa finds way to surprise grandson on 3rd birthday

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 across B.C., including Abbotsford

  • Apr 14, 2020

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

Youth group donates 400 samosas to Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Sikh Sewa International Society of Youth thanks front-line workers

  • Apr 13, 2020

City introduces #AbbyCares online resource to keep residents connected

Social media content includes kids’ activities, ideas to keep busy and more

  • Apr 13, 2020

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

Researchers at UFV looking into effects of pandemic on activity and mental health

Survey is online now to gather data from people of all backgrounds on physical activity changes

Abbotsford’s Positive Living Fraser Valley merges with Surrey organization

Local agency now partnered with Phoenix Society Drug and Alcohol Recovery

Abbotsford mortage broker named to Hall of Fame

Geoff Lee of GLM Mortgage Group also receives Hot List Award

  • Apr 8, 2020

Meet the Easter Bunny in drive-thru style in Abbotsford

Maan Farms hosts holiday breakfast-to-go, while following social-distancing

  • Apr 8, 2020

Total Makeover Challenge moves to voting for Top 5 finalists

Online voting for Abbotsford challengers runs April 9 to 14

  • Apr 7, 2020

Garden Park Tower in Abbotsford still open for business

Coffee shop still selling takeout meals and some basic grocery items

  • Apr 6, 2020

‘I love you this much’: B.C. firefighters share drone video on two-metre physical distancing

The Chilliwack Firefighters Association has been doling out helpful, visual reminders about COVID-19

Abbotsford grandma gets surprise birthday parade

Ellenor McClelland receives drive-by wishes from friends and family

UFV student nurses offering respite to frontline nurses, care aides

Website helping to match volunteers with those who need help with daily errands

COVID-19: Fraser Valley crafters are busy sewing cotton masks for health-care workers and others

One Chilliwack woman has made 125 masks so far, and is still going strong

VIDEO: Surprise drive-by birthday held for Abbotsford teenager’s 13th

Friends wave from vehicles to adhere to social distancing

B.C. teen donating stem cells for brother’s second fight with cancer

Chilliwack’s Fleming family appealing to the public to look into stem cell donation