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Kenny (left) and Bobby Braich, the Braich family estate’s representatives, will have to pay $676,000 to their former estate lawyer, James Carphin, for legal work dating from December 2004 to October 2010. / Patrick Penner Photo

Former lawyer for Braich Family Estate wins case over unpaid legal debts in B.C. Supreme Court

Braich family recently in dispute with District of Mission over failed development deal

Kenny (left) and Bobby Braich, the Braich family estate’s representatives, will have to pay $676,000 to their former estate lawyer, James Carphin, for legal work dating from December 2004 to October 2010. / Patrick Penner Photo
Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the St. Joseph's Food Bank at both his restaurant locations in Mission. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Indian restaurant asks for food-bank donations when Missionites pick up take-out orders

Sangam Restaurant and Catering hosting food drive until Dec. 20, will match all donations made

Jag Deol, owner of Sangam Restaurant and Catering, is collecting non-perishable food items for the St. Joseph's Food Bank at both his restaurant locations in Mission. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Jay Matte (right), president of Pressland Printing in downtown Mission, passes a customer her purchase. Many local businesses say the new mandatory mask order is a positive step to help protect customers and staff alike. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission businesses, workers say they’re happy with new mask mandate

Most say they’ve had little problem enforcing the of new rules

Jay Matte (right), president of Pressland Printing in downtown Mission, passes a customer her purchase. Many local businesses say the new mandatory mask order is a positive step to help protect customers and staff alike. / Kevin Mills Photo
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward photo.

November was another record-breaking sales month, says Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

Consecutive sales records broken for 3 months in a row

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward photo.
Police and ambulance crews were at First Avenue and Murray Street on in 2017 after a cyclist was injured in a crash. Kevin Mills photo.

District of Mission seeks public input on transportation planning

Online survey launched where residents can pinpoint traffic-issue areas in the community

Police and ambulance crews were at First Avenue and Murray Street on in 2017 after a cyclist was injured in a crash. Kevin Mills photo.
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Spiritual senior begins journey as author, 3 years after near-fatal accident in Mission

Donna Gibbons to publish ‘Haunting in Hatzic,’ the 1st in a series on her life as a medium

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Cherry Hill Elementary. Kevin Mills photo.

Cherry Hill Elementary parents heartbroken, angry over mid-year principal swap

PAC president says she doesn’t understand why it’s happening in the middle of a pandemic

Cherry Hill Elementary. Kevin Mills photo.
This is the fifth school exposure in the district, and the third school. There were three exposures in a row at Hatzic Middle School, followed by this week’s cases. Kevin Mills Photo.

Two more COVID-19 exposures at Mission schools

There have been 5 exposures in 3 schools since Oct. 5

This is the fifth school exposure in the district, and the third school. There were three exposures in a row at Hatzic Middle School, followed by this week’s cases. Kevin Mills Photo.
Architectural drawings of the building by JY Architecture. Screenshot from District of Mission council meeting on Nov. 16.

Six-storey, 86-unit development on 2nd Avenue approved by Mission councillors

Project one of the oldest on District of Mission’s books, staff report

Architectural drawings of the building by JY Architecture. Screenshot from District of Mission council meeting on Nov. 16.
If you catch Chantelle Robertson wearing festive glasses around town, she’ll personally donate $5 to the Mission Youth House. If you catch her without the glasses, she’ll donate $50.	Screenshot from GoFundMe page.

Mission woman to wear festive glasses until Christmas to raise money for at-risk youth

If you see Chantelle Robertson in town and call her out, she’ll make a donation to MY House

If you catch Chantelle Robertson wearing festive glasses around town, she’ll personally donate $5 to the Mission Youth House. If you catch her without the glasses, she’ll donate $50.	Screenshot from GoFundMe page.
Mission Fire Rescue Service holding a training session in 2016. Bob Friesen photo.

Firefighter’s human-rights complaint against District of Mission dismissed

District had just reason for firing man for insubordination, B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found

Mission Fire Rescue Service holding a training session in 2016. Bob Friesen photo.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:06 a.m.

Early-morning crash on Highway 1 has morning commuters in gridlock

Westbound crash occurred in Langley, west of 264th Street; left lane blocked

Google Maps screenshot taken at 7:06 a.m.
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Two Mission dental offices among only 5 in B.C. to purchase expensive new air-filtration invention

‘My patients can’t wear masks … There’s no other way around it,’ Dr. Stephen Chow said

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The location of Mission Cannabis, along with the school-buffer zones. Marijuana retail shops are not allowed within 250 metres of schools in municipal bylaws. Screenshot from council meeting.

Application for Mission’s 5th marijuana dispensary goes forward, council seeks public’s input

Four stores have been approved to date, but only government-run store currently in operation

The location of Mission Cannabis, along with the school-buffer zones. Marijuana retail shops are not allowed within 250 metres of schools in municipal bylaws. Screenshot from council meeting.
Residents on 14th Ave. are asking Mission council for road improvements and sidewalks. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission council approves $9 million, 4-year project to improve 14th Avenue

2,300 metres of road work to be done in stages, starting with Hurd Street to Tanager Street in 2021

Residents on 14th Ave. are asking Mission council for road improvements and sidewalks. / Kevin Mills Photo
Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.

Paul Horn first candidate to announce run at Mission’s open mayor seat

Horn is active in many community projects, and served as councillor from 2005 to 2011

Photo courtesy of Paul Horn.
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission Institution’s ‘mismanagement’ of latest COVID-19 outbreak slammed by guard’s union

Union president says a ‘rigged investigation’ followed their safety complaints at the facility

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Swoop Airlines. (Contributed)

COVID-19 exposure notice posted for two Swoop flights landing in Abbotsford on Nov. 6, 19

BC Centre for Disease Control says 10 B.C. flights with possible exposures, 9 domestic

Swoop Airlines. (Contributed)
Jesse Arnett facing off against Pedro Souza on Oct. 30, 2020. Arnett defeated Souza by unanimous decision. His record stands at 17 wins and 6 losses, with 14 finishes. / Gerardo Ramos photo.

Road to the Big Show: Mission Secondary’s wrestling champ speaks about his journey through MMA

Jesse ‘Big Cat’ Arnett was Mission’s 1st National Wresting Champion, now a top-ranked 135 fighter

Jesse Arnett facing off against Pedro Souza on Oct. 30, 2020. Arnett defeated Souza by unanimous decision. His record stands at 17 wins and 6 losses, with 14 finishes. / Gerardo Ramos photo.
The last time Mission Fire Rescue Service had the opportunity to burn a building for a live-fire exercise was on Moss Street several years ago. Photo courtesy of MFRS.

Mission firefighters to conduct 2 day, live-fire exercise in Stave Falls area

‘Do not be alarmed,’ as 2 vacant homes are set on fire on Nov. 21 and 22, department says

The last time Mission Fire Rescue Service had the opportunity to burn a building for a live-fire exercise was on Moss Street several years ago. Photo courtesy of MFRS.