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Abbotsford celebrates Canada Day in a virtual way

Online activities include pet parade, performances and interactive play zones

VIDEO: Looking back at Canada Day in Abbotsford

Former newshound Kevin MacDonald shares video of several previous local July 1 celebrations

Archway English classes for newscomers go online during pandemic

70 per cent of students joined remote and virtual classrooms in Abbotsford

  • Jun 26, 2020
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Mill Lake Park-Abbotsford's Jewel in the Crown
Abbotsford Farm and Country Market
Abbotsford Agrifair Drive-Thru Safari
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday

Car parade celebrates retiring Abbotsford teacher and Langley trustee

David Tod began teaching at King Traditional in 1995

Health workers and Art’s Custom Woodcrafting raise almost $4,500 for Archway Food Bank

Donation made to thank community for their ongoing support

  • Jun 25, 2020

Gerda Fandrich is recipient of 2020 Order of Abbotsford

Recognized for her extensive volunteer commitment and passion for education

  • Jun 24, 2020

Ducklings back in quack-tion after roadside rescue

Two ducklings returned to water near Seabird Island

VIDEO: YouTube series explores Dinotown history

Theme park opened in 1975 and used dinosaurs from Maple Ridge attraction

Five-dollar beers rack up big donation for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Chilliwack brewing company had customers buy beer for health care workers, first responders

UFV learning journey helped Stó:lō woman reconnect with roots

Tsandlia Van Ry is this year’s winner of UFV’s Lieutenant Governor’s medal

TEDxAbbotsford hosts virtual TED Circles

Online conversation series begins Thursday, June 25

  • Jun 23, 2020

Abbotsford’s CIVL, Toronto’s CJRU teaming up on new website design

Pair of campus radio stations aiming to improve streaming services and freshen up look

Abbotsford’s Centennial Outdoor Pool will not re-open this summer

City officials cite operating costs and desire for indoor pools as reasons for decision

Order of the Eastern Star collects items and $900 cash for food bank

Abbotsford chapter supports Archway Community Services Food Bank

  • Jun 21, 2020

PHOTOS: Abbotsford celebrates Father’s Day

Local submit pictures to honour dad on his big day

QUIZ: How much do you know about famous fathers?

In recognition of Father’s Day, take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test

VIDEO: Bear cub brother and sister boost Langley wildlife centre population

The rehabilitation centre has taken in more than 1,100 animals so far in 2020

Agriculture grants presented to two projects in Abbotsford

Annual funding given through Abbotsford Community Foundation

  • Jun 19, 2020

Prospera secures $10,000 grant for Archway mental-health programs

Funds will be used in Abbotsford for counselling and mental wellness

  • Jun 18, 2020

Shoppers Drug Mart and Rotary donate $5,000 to Archway Food Bank in Abbotsford

Owner, staff and customers raise money in less than two weeks

  • Jun 18, 2020