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BC Federation of Labour says accountability needed in Chilliwack workplace death

BC Federation of Labour says accountability needed in Chilliwack workplace death

WorkSafeBC reports on March 2016 concrete pumper truck collapse that killed 24-year-old worker

BC Federation of Labour says accountability needed in Chilliwack workplace death
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‘Hordes of rats’ rampaging in Aldergrove, says resident

Resident asks Township of Langley to ramp up rat control following recent influx at development

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Homeless man swings shovel at police in Abbotsford

Homeless man swings shovel at police in Abbotsford

Incident briefly closed Highway 11 Thursday afternoon

Homeless man swings shovel at police in Abbotsford
A blue tarp covers the garage on Cameron Crescent in Abbotsford where the body of Nektar Pardalis was found by investigators on Wednesday morning. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Victim of Cameron Crescent murder identified

Nektar Pardalis, 41, found dead Wednesday in Abbotsford home

  • Jun 1, 2017
A blue tarp covers the garage on Cameron Crescent in Abbotsford where the body of Nektar Pardalis was found by investigators on Wednesday morning. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Being LGBTQ is a choice, say parents who packed Langley school board meeting

Being LGBTQ is a choice, say parents who packed Langley school board meeting

Around 90 parents protest new sex ed that includes teaching sexual orientation and gender identity

Being LGBTQ is a choice, say parents who packed Langley school board meeting
Highway 1 westbound closed near Herrling Island east of Chilliwack
Highway 1 westbound closed near Herrling Island east of Chilliwack
Don Putt, 67, who thought he was meeting a 12-year-old boy, at the moment he is met by the anti-pedophile group Creep Catchers at a Chilliwack McDonald’s in October 2016. (YouTube)

Chilliwack Creep Catchers target afraid for his safety if sent to federal prison

Don Putt convicted of child luring in 2016, sexual assault in the ’80s, gross indecency in the ’70s

Don Putt, 67, who thought he was meeting a 12-year-old boy, at the moment he is met by the anti-pedophile group Creep Catchers at a Chilliwack McDonald’s in October 2016. (YouTube)
Stephanie Bryant with the BC Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association conducts a test call of the Text with 911 for deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired residents. (FVRD)

Text with 911 now available in Fraser Valley Regional District

Service to help people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired

  • May 31, 2017
Stephanie Bryant with the BC Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association conducts a test call of the Text with 911 for deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired residents. (FVRD)
Investigators were on the scene Wednesday morning of a homicide on Cameron Crescent in east Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

UPDATE: IHIT says Abbotsford murder is targeted

Investigators called to Cameron Crescent early Wednesday morning

Investigators were on the scene Wednesday morning of a homicide on Cameron Crescent in east Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
A crowdfunding campaign is helping to raise money for the living expenses of the five Saint-Ange siblings of Abbotsford.

Campaign raises money for five orphaned siblings

Businesses and individuals rally behind Saint Ange family of Abbotsford

A crowdfunding campaign is helping to raise money for the living expenses of the five Saint-Ange siblings of Abbotsford.
Jonathan Bacon was fatally shot in Kelowna in August 2011.

Jonathan Bacon shooting motivated by revenge, says Crown

Trial underway for three men accused of killing former Abbotsford gangster

  • May 30, 2017
Jonathan Bacon was fatally shot in Kelowna in August 2011.
Search-and-rescue crews locate missing 70-year-old paraglider near Chilliwack

Search-and-rescue crews locate missing 70-year-old paraglider near Chilliwack

Agassiz man found and is safe and sound

  • May 29, 2017
Search-and-rescue crews locate missing 70-year-old paraglider near Chilliwack
A still from an undercover video showing abuse of cows at a Chilliwack dairy farm. (Mercy for Animals.)

Last-minute guilty pleas for four men in Chilliwack cattle abuse case

Twelve-day trial set to begin May 29 is now off; dairy farm employees to plead guilty in June

A still from an undercover video showing abuse of cows at a Chilliwack dairy farm. (Mercy for Animals.)
A 43-year-old man was struck at Townline and Maclure Roads on Sunday morning.

Pedestrian struck by car, airlifted to hospital

43 year old suffered suspected skull fracture

A 43-year-old man was struck at Townline and Maclure Roads on Sunday morning.
The Abbotsford Police Department has purchased a 3D scanner to use in traffic investigations.                                 Leica Geosystems photo

Abbotsford Police Department buys high-tech crash-scene scanner

Device cost $148k and will be used for traffic investigations

The Abbotsford Police Department has purchased a 3D scanner to use in traffic investigations.                                 Leica Geosystems photo
Pay rises again for Fraser Valley Regional District politicians

Pay rises again for Fraser Valley Regional District politicians

Remuneration increases 40 per cent over two years

Pay rises again for Fraser Valley Regional District politicians
A motorcyclist has been killed in an accident on the Mission bridge on Saturday night. / File Photo

Motorcyclist killed on Mission Bridge

Accident took place on Saturday night, shutting down traffic

A motorcyclist has been killed in an accident on the Mission bridge on Saturday night. / File Photo
Runners in the 10 km event looped around Mill Lake.

Run for Water raises $450,000 for Letisha’s Wells

Clean water will be brought to Ethiopian communities in teen’s memory

Runners in the 10 km event looped around Mill Lake.
Abbotsford wants to know how much it would cost to build a fleet of vehicles that use greener sources of fuel, including natural gas and electric power. File photo

Abbotsford wants to know how much it will cost to buy greener vehicles

Study commissioned to consider benefits of buying natural gas trucks, electric and hybrid cars

Abbotsford wants to know how much it would cost to build a fleet of vehicles that use greener sources of fuel, including natural gas and electric power. File photo
Man sentenced for child sexual offences

Man sentenced for child sexual offences

Andrew Felling charged in Abbotsford and Mission

Man sentenced for child sexual offences