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Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

Signs of support to be posted on grounds of local hospitals

Individuals can purchase signs through program of Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

  • Mar 31, 2020

Charity website hopes to help Abbotsford food bank

Residents urged to post their stuff for sale and donate proceeds

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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

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Public urged to continue donating blood during pandemic

Upcoming donor clinics in Abbotsford and Mission

  • Mar 27, 2020

FVRL to host distanced digital dance to fight COVID-19 blues

The party starts with DJ Jovie J at 2 p.m. on Friday

Abbotsford man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Coffee Morning fundraiser for Matthew’s House is postponed

Abbotsford program delays annual event due to COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 23, 2020

VIDEO: Langley band entertains senior centre residents with a courtyard serenade

Garth and the Guys spread out to perform rockabilly songs to seniors watching from their balconies

Chalk it up to positivity

Sidewalk graffiti lets Ridge Meadows hospital workers know they are appreciated

Karaoke hits high note on Facebook thanks to Chilliwack man

People sharing fun videos on social media to combat social isolation during coronavirus pandemic

B.C. couple hopes house front display lights up some hearts

Julie MacMillan and Warren Kitchens try to lighten mood during tough times

Applications open for 2020 Smart and Caring Grants

Abbotsford Community Foundation has $120,000 available for local programs

  • Mar 19, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Co-operators advisors donate $15,000 to Butterfly Ball

Abbotsford Hospice Society hosts annual fundraising gala on April 4

  • Mar 16, 2020

Abbotsford Rotary Club returns from trip to Guatemala

Team of 11 assemble wheelchairs, help build home, and more

  • Mar 13, 2020

Abbotsford takes home four wins at Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Donald Strangway, Gladwin Heights United Church, Bakerview Music Academy, and FV Bandits recognized

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met