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Toddler falls out of second-storey window in Abbotsford

Toddler falls out of second-storey window in Abbotsford

Two-year-old taken to hospital, but injuries aren't believed to be serious.

Toddler falls out of second-storey window in Abbotsford
This small assault rifle was seized by police

UPDATE: Man linked to Townline Hill conflict was charged in Calgary home invasion earlier this year

Police found two handguns, a mini assault rifle and a variety of ammunition and marijuana during a curfew check on Aug. 26 in Abbotsford.

This small assault rifle was seized by police
An LNG fueled transport truck crashed through the concrete barrier on Highway 1 near Bridal Falls Monday morning.

UPDATE: Highway 1 near Chilliwack reopens following earlier truck crash

Highway 1 has reopened after an early morning truck crash closed the busy thoroughfare in both directions for most of the day Monday.

An LNG fueled transport truck crashed through the concrete barrier on Highway 1 near Bridal Falls Monday morning.
Voting open for People's Choice Amateur Photography Competition

Voting open for People’s Choice Amateur Photography Competition

Photographers from across the province competed in amateur competition

Voting open for People's Choice Amateur Photography Competition
This picture of James Conway was uploaded to the 'Protect the Children of Mission BC' Facebook page.

UPDATED: WJS Canada investigating potential conflict in Conway case, employees suspended

It is unclear how James Conway came to live in Mission, after an initial list of 40 potential locations

This picture of James Conway was uploaded to the 'Protect the Children of Mission BC' Facebook page.
The Soroptimist International of Abbotsford-Mission service club is hosting an event on Wednesday.

Soroptimist career camp in Mission

Support for female high school students exploring their post-secondary education and career…

The Soroptimist International of Abbotsford-Mission service club is hosting an event on Wednesday.
Aleesha Bird tees off during the 2016 BC Doubles Disc Golf Championships in Mission on Aug. 14.

Disc golfers invade Mission

BY: BEN LYPKA, BLACK PRESSThe 2016 BC Doubles Disc Golf Championship went…

Aleesha Bird tees off during the 2016 BC Doubles Disc Golf Championships in Mission on Aug. 14.
The city is banning left turns at Cedar Street and Seventh Avenue during the morning and evening rush hours to alleviate congestion.

Traffic changes coming at busy intersection

Left turns to be outlawed during morning and evening rush hours, as city eyes long-term improvements.

The city is banning left turns at Cedar Street and Seventh Avenue during the morning and evening rush hours to alleviate congestion.
BC 4X4 Association had many of their vehicles on display at this weekend's Missionfest.

Fun and thrills at Missionfest

Annual event drew hundreds to downtown Mission last Saturday.

BC 4X4 Association had many of their vehicles on display at this weekend's Missionfest.
Mission to ask court to force sex offender to move

Mission to ask court to force sex offender to move

Mayor Randy Hawes says home isn't properly zoned to allow for care homes or halfway houses.

Mission to ask court to force sex offender to move
A man has been charged with setting three fires in the Stave Lake West area between 2008 and 2010.

Man charged with setting Stave Lake forest fires

Christopher White, 35, is accused of starting three fires between 2008 and 2010 in the Stave Lake West area.

A man has been charged with setting three fires in the Stave Lake West area between 2008 and 2010.
Mission racers (left to right) Tyler Gibbs

Mission racers head to motocross championships

A group of Mission motocross racers are set to compete in the…

Mission racers (left to right) Tyler Gibbs
A minor earthquake took place near Abbotsford Thursday.

Small quake shakes Abbotsford and Mission

Tremor measured 1.8 on Richter scale and isn't expected to have caused any damage.

A minor earthquake took place near Abbotsford Thursday.
On Monday

Mission residents hold protest outside of sex offender’s home

Council is set to address presence of James Conway, who recently moved to Mission from Abbotsford, at a meeting Monday evening.

On Monday
Mission home prices continue to rise

Mission home prices continue to rise

Benchmark house price up 2.8 per cent despite market cooling throughout valley.

Mission home prices continue to rise
James Conway

‘High-risk’ sex offender James Conway moving from Abbotsford to Mission

Conway had been living at a halfway house in Bradner.

James Conway
GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

Soccer foes faced off and triathletes endured to claim gold at the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday
Reigning 2015/16 Miss BC winner

Shakti Shunmugam: ‘My year as Miss BC’

July 3rd 2016 will see new titles presented to Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs BC. Shakti Shunmugam speaks about her accomplishments

Reigning 2015/16 Miss BC winner
Entry in the Amateur Photography Contest: Jennifer Prochazka. Happiness-Daisy-Lou

We want your best photos

Your BC 'Best Shot' photo contest is now underway. Check out our top 3 photo tips. Entry deadline July 4th 2016

Entry in the Amateur Photography Contest: Jennifer Prochazka. Happiness-Daisy-Lou
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CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

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