Abbotsford City Hall

The winner of the 2021 design for the Abbotsford mayor’s Christmas card was Grade 4 student Seher. Entries are now being accepted until Nov. 30 for this year’s card.

Kids invited to submit entries for Abbotsford mayor’s Christmas card

Contest open to students in kindergarten to Grade 5; winner receives prize package

 

The 140-acre Xchange Business Park will be located on Mt. Lehman Road north of Highway 1 and Highstreet Shopping Centre.

Construction set to begin on large industrial park in west Abbotsford

Xchange Business Park on Mt. Lehman Road slated to complete first 2 buildings by early 2024

 

Ross Siemens, Abbotsford’s new mayor, was sworn into office Monday night (Nov. 7) at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Long-term flood mitigation a priority of Abbotsford council, says new mayor

Ross Siemens gives inauguration speech after being sworn in on Monday

 

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun, shown here during his 2018 election-night win, chose not to seek re-election in October. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Flooding and a pandemic: Henry Braun reflects on his 8 years as Abbotsford mayor

‘You have to be there for the good and the bad,’ says outgoing mayor

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun, shown here during his 2018 election-night win, chose not to seek re-election in October. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The four candidates for the mayor’s seat in Abbotsford are (from left) Troy Gaspar, Dave Pellikaan, Ross Siemens and Manjit Sohi.

Abbotsford mayoral candidates respond to questions

Four people vying for mayor’s seat in election on Oct. 15

  • Oct 15, 2022
The four candidates for the mayor’s seat in Abbotsford are (from left) Troy Gaspar, Dave Pellikaan, Ross Siemens and Manjit Sohi.
There are 21 candidates running for eight councillor positions in Abbotsford in the municipal election on Saturday, Oct. 15. (File photo)

Abbotsford council candidates respond to questions

21 people vying for eight spots at the local council table

  • Oct 15, 2022
There are 21 candidates running for eight councillor positions in Abbotsford in the municipal election on Saturday, Oct. 15. (File photo)
The four candidates for the mayor’s seat in Abbotsford are (from left) Troy Gaspar, Dave Pellikaan, Ross Siemens and Manjit Sohi.

Abbotsford mayoral candidates respond to questions

Four people vying for mayor’s seat in election on Oct. 15

  • Oct 7, 2022
The four candidates for the mayor’s seat in Abbotsford are (from left) Troy Gaspar, Dave Pellikaan, Ross Siemens and Manjit Sohi.
There are 21 candidates running for eight councillor positions in Abbotsford in the municipal election on Saturday, Oct. 15. (File photo)

Abbotsford council candidates respond to questions

21 people vying for eight spots at the local council table

  • Oct 7, 2022
There are 21 candidates running for eight councillor positions in Abbotsford in the municipal election on Saturday, Oct. 15. (File photo)
The red areas show where parking will be available to the public during construction for the expansion and renovation of the Abbotsford Police Department. (Map from City of Abbotsford)

Construction starting on Abbotsford Police headquarters

Parking in area to be impacted during expansion and renovation

The red areas show where parking will be available to the public during construction for the expansion and renovation of the Abbotsford Police Department. (Map from City of Abbotsford)
Abbotsford city hall and other city facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 19 to mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral in London. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Abbotsford city hall and other city facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 19 to mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral in London. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Patricia Ross, who was first elected to Abbotsford council in 1994, has announced she is seeking re-election on Oct. 15.

Long-time Abbotsford councillor Patricia Ross to seek re-election

Ross was first elected in 1994 and has topped polls for several years

Patricia Ross, who was first elected to Abbotsford council in 1994, has announced she is seeking re-election on Oct. 15.
Dave Loewen has announced he will seek re-election to Abbotsford council on Oct. 15.

Dave Loewen to seek fifth term on Abbotsford council

Long-time educator was first elected to city hall in 2005

Dave Loewen has announced he will seek re-election to Abbotsford council on Oct. 15.
Simon Gibson has announced his intention to run for a seat on city council in the election on Oct. 15.

Former councillor and MLA Simon Gibson to seek seat on Abbotsford council

Gibson returns to his roots in municipal politics after two terms provincially

Simon Gibson has announced his intention to run for a seat on city council in the election on Oct. 15.
An expansion of Vitalus Nutrition in Abbotsford will encompass the properties at 30212 Downes Rd. and 3911 and 3899 Mt. Lehman Rd.

Major expansion approved for Vitalus Nutrition in Abbotsford

Dairy processing operation expected to more than quadruple current capacity

An expansion of Vitalus Nutrition in Abbotsford will encompass the properties at 30212 Downes Rd. and 3911 and 3899 Mt. Lehman Rd.
Alex Mitchell has announced that she will run for a seat on city council in the municipal election on Oct. 15.

Former City of Abbotsford spokesperson announces council bid

Alex Mitchell enters race for one of eight city council seats

Alex Mitchell has announced that she will run for a seat on city council in the municipal election on Oct. 15.
Marshall Road at Sumas Way is the starting point for proposed improvements along the Marshall Road corridor. The plan covers the stretch of road east from there to Timberlane Drive (the direction that the photo faces). (Google Street View)

City of Abbotsford moves to final stage of Marshall Road corridor study

Project looks at traffic, walking and cycling improvements from Sumas Way to Timberlane Drive

Marshall Road at Sumas Way is the starting point for proposed improvements along the Marshall Road corridor. The plan covers the stretch of road east from there to Timberlane Drive (the direction that the photo faces). (Google Street View)
A poultry manure facility on Bradner Road comes before council on July 25 for consideration of its application to the Agricultural Land Commission to continue operating in its current format. (Ministry of Environment photo)

Staff suggest council turn down ALC application from Abbotsford manure company

Company across from school has been subject of numerous complaints and failed inspections

A poultry manure facility on Bradner Road comes before council on July 25 for consideration of its application to the Agricultural Land Commission to continue operating in its current format. (Ministry of Environment photo)
The board of the annual Abbotsford Agrifair is hoping to secure long-term funding from the city. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Agrifair seeks long-term funding commitment from city

Board wants to expand beyond annual fair to other community events

The board of the annual Abbotsford Agrifair is hoping to secure long-term funding from the city. (Abbotsford News file photo)
A petition has been started to delay the development of the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Photo by Marlisa Power)

Petition aims to delay development of Cooper farm in Abbotsford

Organizer wants city to ‘take a pause’ and listen to residents’ ideas and concerns

A petition has been started to delay the development of the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Photo by Marlisa Power)
A seven-acre property on Swensson Road on the Abbotsford-Aldergrove border has been approved for a 50-lot subdivision.

Former auto-wrecking site approved for 50-lot subdivision in west Abbotsford

Seven-acre property on Swensson Avenue is former Aldergrove Auto Wrecking

A seven-acre property on Swensson Road on the Abbotsford-Aldergrove border has been approved for a 50-lot subdivision.
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