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Five Mission cannabis shops pondered by council

Five Mission cannabis shops pondered by council

Public to provide input on three proposals on First Ave, two more on Lougheed Highway

Five Mission cannabis shops pondered by council
According to a report to council, Mission needs to build more housing every year just to keep its “head above water.” / File Photo

More housing options needed in Mission to fill gaps

New report indicates 298 units a year have to be built just to keep up

According to a report to council, Mission needs to build more housing every year just to keep its “head above water.” / File Photo
According to District of Mission staff, a projected loss of more than $2 million in revenue from May to December of 2020 can be expected due to the impacts of COVID-19. / File Photo

Mission could lose $2 million in revenue

COVID-19 having a big financial impact on residents and the district

According to District of Mission staff, a projected loss of more than $2 million in revenue from May to December of 2020 can be expected due to the impacts of COVID-19. / File Photo
Drive-by celebration for Mission couple’s 65th anniversary, 90th birthday

Drive-by celebration for Mission couple’s 65th anniversary, 90th birthday

Don and Clara Coubrough watched as family members drove by to say congratulations

Drive-by celebration for Mission couple’s 65th anniversary, 90th birthday
Mission senior honours fallen Snowbird

Mission senior honours fallen Snowbird

Bruce Smith, 78, decorated his car with various pieces of military memorabilia to raise awareness

Mission senior honours fallen Snowbird
Violent crime, drug possession, property crime all down in Mission in 2020

Violent crime, drug possession, property crime all down in Mission in 2020

Mission RCMP present crime stats to council

Violent crime, drug possession, property crime all down in Mission in 2020
Mission family is fundraising for Finn

Mission family is fundraising for Finn

The four-year-old boy, diagnosed with severe autism needs a service dog, but it costs about $25,000

Mission family is fundraising for Finn
Temporary 44-bed shelter created in downtown Mission

Temporary 44-bed shelter created in downtown Mission

Former location of The Stage now being used to help homeless

Temporary 44-bed shelter created in downtown Mission
Herar demands public apology from councillor, mayor

Herar demands public apology from councillor, mayor

Says he won’t return to council until tax issue, ‘grandstanding’ comment dealt with

Herar demands public apology from councillor, mayor
UPDATED: Some Mission students could return to class by end of month

UPDATED: Some Mission students could return to class by end of month

Part-time classes could begin at the end of May

UPDATED: Some Mission students could return to class by end of month
Mission property owners have until Sept. 30 to pay municipal taxes

Mission property owners have until Sept. 30 to pay municipal taxes

Coun. Ken Herar accused of grandstanding by fellow councillor Cal Crawford

Mission property owners have until Sept. 30 to pay municipal taxes
Asphalt plant public meeting to take place at Mission city hall

Asphalt plant public meeting to take place at Mission city hall

Precautions will be taken to ensure social distancing at June 8 meeting

Asphalt plant public meeting to take place at Mission city hall
$55,000 donated to Mission food centre, more money keeps coming in

$55,000 donated to Mission food centre, more money keeps coming in

Community shows its compassion by helping those in need

$55,000 donated to Mission food centre, more money keeps coming in
Downtown Mission fire does not appear to be suspicious

Downtown Mission fire does not appear to be suspicious

Mission Fire Rescue Services continue to search for cause

Downtown Mission fire does not appear to be suspicious
Mayor Pam Alexis and District of Mission CAO Mike Younie.

Mission property tax deferral proposal to be debated in May

Council will look at a suggestion to push back payment deadline to October

Mayor Pam Alexis and District of Mission CAO Mike Younie.
Mission singer Ken McCoy creates song for front line workers

Mission singer Ken McCoy creates song for front line workers

The local recording artist wrote it to honour all those helping in the battle against COVID-19

Mission singer Ken McCoy creates song for front line workers
VIDEO: Mission school staff parade past their students

VIDEO: Mission school staff parade past their students

West Heights Community Elementary School staff decorated their cars and held a parade for students

VIDEO: Mission school staff parade past their students
Dr. Lawrence Welsh, a local family practitioner and medical lead at the Mission COVID-19 assessment centre, speaks with one of the many dedicated people working at the centre. / Kevin Mills Photo

Doctor says ‘we got it right, here in Mission’

Head of the local COVID-19 Assessment Centre says other cities using Mission’s format

Dr. Lawrence Welsh, a local family practitioner and medical lead at the Mission COVID-19 assessment centre, speaks with one of the many dedicated people working at the centre. / Kevin Mills Photo
Inside Mission’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Inside Mission’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Dedicated medical team triage, test and educate the public about the virus

Inside Mission’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre
Fraser Health is setting up a Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) at Abbotsford Regional Hospital in order to help treat inmates from Mission Institution. They are also creating a designated, secure site at the hospital for those who have tested positive. / File Photo

Mobile Medical Unit set up at Abbotsford Hospital to help treat Mission inmates

Fraser Health also creating a secure site at hospital; 41 positive tests at institution so far

Fraser Health is setting up a Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) at Abbotsford Regional Hospital in order to help treat inmates from Mission Institution. They are also creating a designated, secure site at the hospital for those who have tested positive. / File Photo