Abbotsford City Hall

The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. A local residents’ group is planning to submit a bid for the operation of the facility that would include continuing to hold trade and consumer shows. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Local group plans to submit bid to turn Abbotsford’s Tradex into athletics and health centre

Thrive Campus Ltd. also plans to hold consumer shows and community events

 

A house under construction on Oakridge Crescent in west Abbotsford has concerned some of the neighbours. 
(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Neighbours concerned about large home under construction in Abbotsford

Residents of Oakridge Crescent say home will drive up property taxes

 

Abbotsford City Hall

Abbotsford council plans for $2.12M in property-tax exemptions for 2022

Charities, sports clubs and churches can exempt land and/or improvements from property taxes

 

The City of Abbotsford is considering an application for a new cannabis outlet in Clearbrook Town Centre at 32500 South Fraser Way. (Black Press Media File)

New cannabis store in Abbotsford proceeds to public hearing stage

New applicant for previously approved outlet in Clearbrook Town Centre

The City of Abbotsford is considering an application for a new cannabis outlet in Clearbrook Town Centre at 32500 South Fraser Way. (Black Press Media File)
Federal funding totalling $1.3 million has been allocated to 12 projects in Abbotsford that are focused on reducing homelessness in the community. (Abbotsford News file photo)

12 projects focused on preventing homelessness receive $1.3M in Abbotsford

Federal funding disbursed from Reaching Home program

Federal funding totalling $1.3 million has been allocated to 12 projects in Abbotsford that are focused on reducing homelessness in the community. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Tuesday morning (Oct. 5). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Major downtown Abbotsford housing project breaks ground

The Rail District is located on former site of Clayburn Brick Plant

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Tuesday morning (Oct. 5). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
The Pacific Agriculture Show is one of the many shows that rent space at the Tradex each year. Abbotsford News/file photo.

Critics call Tradex tender short-sighted; Abbotsford mayor says it’s just ‘fiscal discipline’

Tourism Abbotsford, industry leaders and event organizers continue to press city

The Pacific Agriculture Show is one of the many shows that rent space at the Tradex each year. Abbotsford News/file photo.
A five-storey apartment building on Mt. Waddington Avenue in Abbotsford will consist of 94 units.

Two apartment buildings slated near city hall in Abbotsford

Total of 166 units in developments on Tims Avenue and Mt. Waddington

A five-storey apartment building on Mt. Waddington Avenue in Abbotsford will consist of 94 units.
Dave Sidhu has earned a seat on Abbotsford city council after a byelection win. (Submitted)

Dave Sidhu wins Abbotsford city council byelection

Sidhu collects 7,829 votes to eclipse the competition by a large amount

Dave Sidhu has earned a seat on Abbotsford city council after a byelection win. (Submitted)
Peary was an Abbotsford high school teacher for 35 years, and an essential part of several volunteering organizations. City of Abbotsford photo.

Sylvia Peary awarded 2021 Order of Abbotsford

Teacher honoured for dedication to education, volunteering

Peary was an Abbotsford high school teacher for 35 years, and an essential part of several volunteering organizations. City of Abbotsford photo.
Aird Flavelle is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford council during the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Aird Flavelle

Flavelle is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Aird Flavelle is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford council during the byelection on Sept. 25.
Dan Dennill is running for a spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Dan Dennill

Dennill is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Dan Dennill is running for a spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
Dao Tran is running in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25 to elect one city councillor.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Dao Tran

Tran is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Dao Tran is running in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25 to elect one city councillor.
Dave Sidhu is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Dave Sidhu

Sidhu is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Dave Sidhu is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
David McLauren is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: David McLauren

McLauren is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

David McLauren is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
Gerda Peachey is running in Abbotsford’s beylection on Sept. 25. (Arlene Simpson/Photoart by Simpson)

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Gerda Peachey

Peachey is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Gerda Peachey is running in Abbotsford’s beylection on Sept. 25. (Arlene Simpson/Photoart by Simpson)
Korky Neufeld is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Korky Neufeld

Neufeld is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Korky Neufeld is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
Manjit Sohi is one of nine candidates vying for one council seat in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Manjit Sohi

Sohi is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Manjit Sohi is one of nine candidates vying for one council seat in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25.
Tom Norton is running to fill the vacant Abbotsford council seat in the city’s byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Tom Norton

Norton is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Tom Norton is running to fill the vacant Abbotsford council seat in the city’s byelection on Sept. 25.
The Tradex facility adjacent to the Abbotsford International Airport has now been listed for sale or lease. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Tradex building in Abbotsford listed for sale or lease

City says it’s part of plan to turn facility into ‘revenue-generating asset’

The Tradex facility adjacent to the Abbotsford International Airport has now been listed for sale or lease. (Abbotsford News file photo)