Abbotsford News Staff

The Abbotsford Farm Podcast will feature local discussion surrounding the Abbotsford Canucks American Hockey League franchise. (Chris Dickert logo design)

Local Abbotsford Canucks podcast launches first episode

The Abbotsford Farm Podcast set to drop weekly episodes covering the new AHL hockey team

The Abbotsford Farm Podcast will feature local discussion surrounding the Abbotsford Canucks American Hockey League franchise. (Chris Dickert logo design)
Nominations are now being accepted for the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Stock photo by Firmbee from Pixabay)

Nominations open for 2021 Fraser Valley Music Awards

Recording grant also available as part of this year’s awards; event planned Nov. 18

Nominations are now being accepted for the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Stock photo by Firmbee from Pixabay)
The Fraser Valley Symphony is now seeking new musicians for its 2021-22 season.

Fraser Valley Symphony seeks new musicians

Members gear up for 38th season in 2021-22

The Fraser Valley Symphony is now seeking new musicians for its 2021-22 season.
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Two federal all-candidates meetings for Abbotsford are now virtual

Abbotsford riding meeting set for Sept. 15, MMFC riding scheduled for Sept. 16

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Brad Vis is the incumbent Conservative Party candidate in the upcoming federal election for the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon. (Photo by Photoart by Simpson)

Federal election 2021: Brad Vis – Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Vis is the Conservative Party candidate for the local riding

Brad Vis is the incumbent Conservative Party candidate in the upcoming federal election for the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon. (Photo by Photoart by Simpson)
Geet Grewal is running as the federal Liberal candidate in the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley.

Federal election 2021: Geet Grewal – Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Grewal is the Liberal Party candidate for the local riding

Geet Grewal is running as the federal Liberal candidate in the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley.
Lynn Perrin is the federal NDP candidate for the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.

Federal election 2021: Lynn Perrin – Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Perrin is the New Democratic Party candidate for the local riding

Lynn Perrin is the federal NDP candidate for the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.
Nicole Bellay is the Green Party of Canada candidate for the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.

Federal election 2021: Nicole Bellay – Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Bellay is the Green Party candidate for local riding

Nicole Bellay is the Green Party of Canada candidate for the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.
Tyler Niles is the federal People’s Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.

Federal election 2021: Tyler Niles – Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Niles is the People’s Party of Canada candidate for local riding

Tyler Niles is the federal People’s Party of Canada candidate in the riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.
Photo by Nicholas Cappello on Unsplash

Securities commission clears B.C. man of market manipulation

Panel rules there was insufficient evidence against Daniel Clozza

Photo by Nicholas Cappello on Unsplash
Kathy Burton’s A Pastoral Trail has been selected as the grand prize winner in a photo contest held by the Salvation Army for Abbotsford and Mission.

Winners announced in Salvation Army photo contest for Mission and Abbotsford

Selection to appear in 2022 fundraising calendar, which goes on sale Sept. 20

Kathy Burton’s A Pastoral Trail has been selected as the grand prize winner in a photo contest held by the Salvation Army for Abbotsford and Mission.
The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a show ‘n shine fundraiser, called Horsepower for Hospice, on Saturday, Aug. 21. (Stock photo by Peter H from Pixabay )

Abbotsford Hospice Society holds show ‘n shine fundraiser

Horsepower for Hospice takes place Saturday, Aug. 21 at Mt. Lehman Winery

The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a show ‘n shine fundraiser, called Horsepower for Hospice, on Saturday, Aug. 21. (Stock photo by Peter H from Pixabay )
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UPDATE: Abbotsford Airshow’s evening performance a go, daytime ticket holders welcome

Daytime events were cancelled due to bad weather, new performance schedule posted for evening

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An RCAF CF-18 Hornet arrived at Abbotsford International Airport on Wednesday afternoon in preparation for this weekend’s SkyDrive, presented by the Abbotsford International Airshow. Four shows will be offered from Friday to Sunday (Aug. 6-8). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford International Airshow returns for 2021 with ‘SkyDrive’

New format features a drive-in movie type experience, show set for Aug. 6 to 8

An RCAF CF-18 Hornet arrived at Abbotsford International Airport on Wednesday afternoon in preparation for this weekend’s SkyDrive, presented by the Abbotsford International Airshow. Four shows will be offered from Friday to Sunday (Aug. 6-8). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The Sikh Motorcycle Club held a ride on Saturday (July 31) from the Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford to the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin and to raise money for Diabetes Canada. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Sikh Motorcycle Club ride raises $113K for Diabetes Canada

B.C. portion of event on Saturday, July 31 travelled from Abbotsford to Surrey

The Sikh Motorcycle Club held a ride on Saturday (July 31) from the Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford to the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin and to raise money for Diabetes Canada. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Melanie Mark (left), Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, and Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis (right) toured The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford on Tuesday, July 27. (Submitted photo)

Culture minister and Abbotsford-Mission MLA tour The Reach Gallery

Melanie Mark and Pam Alexis visit Abbotsford facility to celebrate funding

Melanie Mark (left), Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, and Abbotsford-Mission MLA Pam Alexis (right) toured The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford on Tuesday, July 27. (Submitted photo)
The Sikh Motorcycle Club of BC is participating in a national ride on July 31 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. (Facebook photo)

Sikh Motorcycle Club holds ride to commemorate 100 years of insulin

B.C. event on July 31 travels from Abbotsford to Surrey as part of national ride

The Sikh Motorcycle Club of BC is participating in a national ride on July 31 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. (Facebook photo)
An accident has closed Maclure road. (Kevin MacDonald/photo)
An accident has closed Maclure road. (Kevin MacDonald/photo)
Sumas Mountain Inter-regional Park. Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News

Sumas Mountain Regional Park closed today due to dry conditions

Tinder dry conditions close park, includes Sumas Peak, Chadsey Lake and the Abby Grind

Sumas Mountain Inter-regional Park. Kelvin Gawley/Abbotsford News
The Central Heights church in Abbotsford was the target of a suspected arsonist on Wednesday night. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Police looking for arson suspect who targeted church

Suspect caught on CCTV and police looking for more video evidence from public

The Central Heights church in Abbotsford was the target of a suspected arsonist on Wednesday night. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)