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The design of TransLink's new smart card.

Compass voted in as name of transit smart card

New payment system, turnstiles coming to TransLink in 2013

The design of TransLink's new smart card.
Bait trailers are newest police tactic to bust thieves

Bait trailers are newest police tactic to bust thieves

Hidden GPS units aim to combat theft of 500 trailers per year, top 10 wanted list released

Bait trailers are newest police tactic to bust thieves
Abbotsford Liberal candidate Madeleine Hardin (right) talks across the crowd at rally Tuesday night.

Abbotsford Liberal candidate Madeleine Hardin meets with Michael Ignatieff

Abbotsford Liberal hopeful Madeleine Hardin joined other newly selected candidates and incumbent MPs on stage Tuesday night during Michael Ignatieff’s address to supporters.

  • Mar 31, 2011
Abbotsford Liberal candidate Madeleine Hardin (right) talks across the crowd at rally Tuesday night.
BC Ferries MV Coastal Celebration.

Ferry fare caps allow major hikes in years ahead

BC Ferries wanted room to raise rates even more

BC Ferries MV Coastal Celebration.
RCMP emergency response team members

UPDATED: Mounties find meth lab in Mission

Mounties were removing chemicals used in crystal methamphetamine production at a Mission…

RCMP emergency response team members
An RCMP officer writes a traffic ticket in Surrey.

Defence on the offence [Part 3 of Justice Denied series]

Why not fight? Court delays a disincentive to pay traffic fines or plead guilty to more serious crimes

An RCMP officer writes a traffic ticket in Surrey.
Mike Luzia of Abbotsford is shown in Japan with his girlfriend Hui Wen Shi of China.

Separated by disaster: Abbotsford man feared loss of girlfriend in Japan

It started as a gentle rumble, something Mike Luzia of Abbotsford had felt hundreds of times during his two and a half years in Japan, where small tremors are a common occurrence.

Mike Luzia of Abbotsford is shown in Japan with his girlfriend Hui Wen Shi of China.
The Abbotsford Police have introduced a crime map to their website.

New police website feature allows public to search crime stats in Abbotsford

The Abbotsford Police Department (APD) is adding a new feature to its website which will allow the public to obtain crime stats for particular neighbourhoods.

The Abbotsford Police have introduced a crime map to their website.

Abbotsford home invasion targets ‘upstanding’ couple

A couple described by police as "upstanding citizens" were the victims of a home invasion last night (Wednesday) in Abbotsford that resulted in cash, electronics and a Mercedes SUV being stolen from their home.

Daniel Bryce

Daniel Bryce to carry Green Party banner in Abbotsford

Daniel Bryce, who carried the Green Party banner in Abbotsford South in the last provincial election, is making his first foray into national politics with the federal Greens in the Abbotsford riding.

Daniel Bryce

Weekend TrainBus service cut by June

Weekend TrainBus service is being eliminated, and fewer trips will happen between…

Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog (left) endorses Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth for the NDP leadership.

B.C. NDP leadership into home stretch

Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth unveiled his ninth endorsement Wednesday, as the…

Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog (left) endorses Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth for the NDP leadership.
A photo from video surveillance shows the suspect in a robbery of a pharmacy in the 30400 block of Blueridge Drive in Abbotsford.

Two pharmacies targeted in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police are trying to determine whether there are any links between a robbery and an attempted robbery that occurred within two hours of each other at separate pharmacies last Friday.

A photo from video surveillance shows the suspect in a robbery of a pharmacy in the 30400 block of Blueridge Drive in Abbotsford.

Rural residents no ‘free riders,’ says FVRD official

Rural residents of the Fraser Valley Regional District are going to pay more in total tax requisitions than municipal residents in 2011, according to a FVRD financial report.

Carl James Williamson

Abbotsford teacher given 20-year ban for viewing adult porn on school computer

An Abbotsford man has been banned from teaching for at least 20 years after three occasions in which he admitted to, or was caught, viewing adult pornography on school computers.

Carl James Williamson

Chamber to host all-candidates meeting

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce will host an all-candidates meeting for federal election candidates in the riding.

Michael Luzia of Abbotsford was in the heart of the earthquake and tsunami and is now stranded in Japan.

Back from Japan, Abbotsford man begins fundraising efforts

Michael Luzia of Abbotsford returned home from Japan only a few days ago, but he has already begun his efforts to help the devastated nation.

Michael Luzia of Abbotsford was in the heart of the earthquake and tsunami and is now stranded in Japan.
Murray Brigden (left) and Roy Rowely

Clayburn to permanently close Abbotsford manufacturing plant in July

Clayburn Industries Ltd. will be permanently closing its Abbotsford manufacturing plant on Pine Street as of July 29, 2011.

The decision was made after the company experienced years of deteriorating market conditions for the products made at this location.

Murray Brigden (left) and Roy Rowely
John Cummins is looking to become the next leader of the B.C. Conservative Party.

John Cummins is running for B.C. Conservative leadership

Former Delta-Richmond East MP John Cummins announces candidacy

John Cummins is looking to become the next leader of the B.C. Conservative Party.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes a family tax break announcement with the Wellburn family of Saanich Monday.

Harper tax cut too slow, rivals say

Conservative leader Stephen Harper used his B.C. campaign swing Monday to offer a new income-splitting plan for families, but his rivals were quick to note that the proposed implementation is years away.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes a family tax break announcement with the Wellburn family of Saanich Monday.