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The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Show producers start petition against city’s call for Tradex proposals

Abbotsford site should remain as events facility, petition states

 

Passengers aboard Komagata Maru in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, 1914. (Library and Archives Canada image)

Abbotsford city staff to work with 4 groups to commemorate Komagata Maru tragedy

Options to be considered for ‘lasting memorial’ to honour victims of 1914 incident

 

A photo illustration shows a fountain planned for Mill Lake. (City of Abbotsford photo)

UPDATED: City approves $200K fountain for Mill Lake using donated funds

Project will improve lake quality and ecosystem, say Abbotsford city staff

 

Plans are underway to remove 450,000 cubic metres of rock from a quarry on Quadling Road in Abbotsford.

City of Abbotsford to hold public meeting about quarry on Quadling Road

Mountainside Quarries plans to move 450K cubic metres of rock over 7 years

Plans are underway to remove 450,000 cubic metres of rock from a quarry on Quadling Road in Abbotsford.
The City of Abbotsford is asking for proposals for the operation of Tradex, which is currently run by Tourism Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Tourism Abbotsford ‘shocked and disappointed’ about Tradex announcement

City indicated last week that it is seeking proposals for operation of facility

The City of Abbotsford is asking for proposals for the operation of Tradex, which is currently run by Tourism Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The City of Abbotsford is asking for proposals for the operation of Tradex, which is currently run by Tourism Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

City of Abbotsford seeks proposals for operation of Tradex

Mayor says city has responsiblity to taxpayers to ensure facility is ‘revenue-generating asset’

The City of Abbotsford is asking for proposals for the operation of Tradex, which is currently run by Tourism Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
A 66-unit townhouse project has been proposed on the west side of Clearbrook Road just north of George Ferguson Way.

66-unit townhouse development proposed for Clearbrook Road

Project located on seven lots just north of George Ferguson Way

A 66-unit townhouse project has been proposed on the west side of Clearbrook Road just north of George Ferguson Way.
Gravel removal in the Vedder River was last done in the summer of 2016. If provincial funding is approved, a joint study between the cities of Abbotsford and Chilliwack will look at flood risk and mitigation planning, including sediment removal.

City of Abbotsford applies for grant for Vedder River flood-risk study

Assessment would be joint project with the City of Chilliwack

Gravel removal in the Vedder River was last done in the summer of 2016. If provincial funding is approved, a joint study between the cities of Abbotsford and Chilliwack will look at flood risk and mitigation planning, including sediment removal.
The City of Abbotsford is applying for federal funding to expand its Go Play Outside program, which would include the purchase of an “outdoor mobile skating surface” for the winter months. (Stock photo by Ron Porter from Pixabay)

Abbotsford to apply for $140K to expand Go Play Outside program

Federal funding would allow for purchase of ‘outdoor mobile skating surface’

The City of Abbotsford is applying for federal funding to expand its Go Play Outside program, which would include the purchase of an “outdoor mobile skating surface” for the winter months. (Stock photo by Ron Porter from Pixabay)
Abbotsford council has approved spending $250,000 to build two pit washrooms at Albert Dyck Park. (Photo: City of Abbotsford)

Abbotsford council approves $250K for washrooms at Albert Dyck Park

Funding for ‘highest ranked’ project to come mainly from development cost charges

Abbotsford council has approved spending $250,000 to build two pit washrooms at Albert Dyck Park. (Photo: City of Abbotsford)
The City of Abbotsford will roll out its new curbside collection program in April. (Photo: City of Abbotsford)

Abbotsford bylaw looks at raising household garbage-collection fee by $50 over two years

City says fee for garbage and recycling collection has stayed the same since 2012

The City of Abbotsford will roll out its new curbside collection program in April. (Photo: City of Abbotsford)
Darren Lee has been named the new fire chief for Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service.

City of Abbotsford names new fire chief to replace retiring Don Beer

Darren Lee begins new role on March 15 to lead Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service

Darren Lee has been named the new fire chief for Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service.
A conceptual drawing shows the plans for a new transit exchange on Montrose Avenue, looking north from McDougall Avenue.

City of Abbotsford seeks federal funding for Montrose transit exchange

BC Transit to apply for grant to cover 80% of estimated $5.2 million cost

A conceptual drawing shows the plans for a new transit exchange on Montrose Avenue, looking north from McDougall Avenue.
Bruce Banman has announced he is stepping down from his role as councillor with the city of Abbotsford. (File photo)

Bruce Banman stepping down as Abbotsford city councillor

Former mayor says the resignation will allow him to focus on new MLA role

Bruce Banman has announced he is stepping down from his role as councillor with the city of Abbotsford. (File photo)
The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford was among the cultural groups that were concerned with the city’s approach to a new Cultural Strategic Plan. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Mayor says meetings with Abbotsford cultural organizations went ‘very well’

City now moves forward with draft strategy of Cultural Strategic Plan

The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford was among the cultural groups that were concerned with the city’s approach to a new Cultural Strategic Plan. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The City of Abbotsford has released the results of its second Quality of Life Survey, which is being conducted every two years. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Most respondents to Abbotsford’s Quality of Life Survey are optimistic about future

Thumbs down given to public officials and transit system in second survey

The City of Abbotsford has released the results of its second Quality of Life Survey, which is being conducted every two years. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Local comedians Sunee Dhaliwal and Cliff Prang portray Abbotsford bylaw officers in a video to promote the city’s new Good Neighbour Guide. (Screengrab from video)

Abbotsford’s new guide about local bylaws is now available

Good Neighbour Guide provides overview and how to report contraventions

Local comedians Sunee Dhaliwal and Cliff Prang portray Abbotsford bylaw officers in a video to promote the city’s new Good Neighbour Guide. (Screengrab from video)
Among the bylaws included in the city’s new Good Neighbour Guide is the one related to fireworks, which are illegal in Abbotsford. (Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay )

Good Neighbour Guide details several Abbotsford bylaws, including fireworks

Guide provides overview of 19 bylaws, including how to report contraventions

Among the bylaws included in the city’s new Good Neighbour Guide is the one related to fireworks, which are illegal in Abbotsford. (Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay )
Abbotsford Recreation Centre is among the local arenas that are part of an in-depth review and analysis by the city. (File photo)

City of Abbotsford conducts survey on six local arenas

Input is part of in-depth analysis of current and future needs

  • Jan 18, 2021
Abbotsford Recreation Centre is among the local arenas that are part of an in-depth review and analysis by the city. (File photo)
Abbotsford City Hall. (File photo)

Abbotsford residents looking at 2% tax increase

City scales back 2020 spending plans and projects in wake of COVID-19

Abbotsford City Hall. (File photo)