TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Fallout from Canada Day tragedies dominate headlines

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Fallout from Canada Day tragedies dominate headlines

Several B.C. deaths on July 1 continue to resonate

Here are the day’s biggest stories from Abbotsford and beyond. Stay tuned tomorrow for stories on a new announcement for Agrifair, an update on what will happen to the fireworks that never got lit on Sunday, and more.

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Abbotsford shooting victim, 20, dies of his injuries – READ

An online fundraiser has identified the victim of Sunday’s shooting as Tanner Henderson. The fundraiser says his death was accidental. Read for more…

Forklift driver fired after racist comments about Canada Day tragedy – READ

A Mission man is now jobless after laughing online at death of man who fell from back of vehicle at Abbotsford parade. Read for more…

Free $1,200 grants going unclaimed by thousands in B.C. – READ

A Fraser Valley financial advisor is desperate to explain to thousands of parents that it’s not that hard to get $1,200 for their children’s education. Read for more…

Two men arrested during break-in at Abbotsford high school – READ

With the help of a K-9, police caught two suspects, ages 32 and 42, at W. J. Mouat Secondary. Read for more…

Legacy Hall memorializes Abbotsford’s South Asian immigrant history – LEARN

“The pieces in this exhibit are the ‘lightning-rod moments’ of Sikh migration history in B.C.,” said curator Sharanjit Sandhra. Read for more…

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Identity released of man killed in Okanagan following Canada Day festivities – READ

Twenty-three-year-old Esa Carriere was stabbed overnight and rushed to hospital in grave condition. Just hours before, he had posted online about how he was looking for a room to rent. Read for more….

Bella Coola-area man drives to hospital following grizzly attack – READ

The victim was coming out of his cabin and Bella Coola when he startled the grizzly and her three cubs as they were feeding on a cherry tree. Read for more…

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Close to 600 riders competed this weekend at the Sumas Mountain Nationals in Abbotsford: