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Architectural drawings of the apartment on Barker Court presented at Mission Council.

‘A bit of an insult’: Mission councillors make expectations clear on affordable-housing density program

Council rejects development application until better offer made on length of rent control

Architectural drawings of the apartment on Barker Court presented at Mission Council.
Mission School Superintendent Angus Wilson provided an update to parents, saying classes will be returning to normal in September – hopefully. / File Photo

Mission superintendent: Classes to return to normal in September, sort of

Students enrolled at Summit Learning Centre must re-register for normal classess

Mission School Superintendent Angus Wilson provided an update to parents, saying classes will be returning to normal in September – hopefully. / File Photo
Architectural drawings of the 42-unit townhouse development on Cherry Avenue. It's one of a number of "very strong" development applications proposed the Cedar Valley neighbourhood, according to municipal staff.

42-unit townhouse development in Cedar Valley neighbourhood moves forward, council decides

Development one of several “very strong” of applications proposed the neighbourhood, Mission staff say

Architectural drawings of the 42-unit townhouse development on Cherry Avenue. It's one of a number of "very strong" development applications proposed the Cedar Valley neighbourhood, according to municipal staff.
The Mission Museum is in need of some repairs. / Kevin Mills Photo

Abbotsford-Mission riding granted $2.2 million for local infrastructure projects

Four projects funded through Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program

The Mission Museum is in need of some repairs. / Kevin Mills Photo
Approximately 100 people dressed in symbolic red participated in a solidarity march on Saturday at Mill Lake Park in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Missing and murdered Indigenous women march draws many in Abbotsford

Approximately 100 people dressed in symbolic red slowly marched around Mill Lake

Approximately 100 people dressed in symbolic red participated in a solidarity march on Saturday at Mill Lake Park in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Images from Cherry Hill Elementary’s current dress code.

Mission School District’s student dress code to be reworked

‘Inconsistent approach’ found in old codes, district-wide policy to be implemented

Images from Cherry Hill Elementary’s current dress code.
Voting day for the municipal by-election is April 24. / File photo.

Mission’s by-election to have mail-in ballots

All eligible voters will now be able to vote and register at a distance

Voting day for the municipal by-election is April 24. / File photo.
The District of Mission has recently received nearly $140,000 under the Community Resiliency Investment program. District of Mission photo.

District receives nearly $140,000 for wildfire resiliency planning

Funds to be used for education, vegetation control, firefighter training, development considerations

The District of Mission has recently received nearly $140,000 under the Community Resiliency Investment program. District of Mission photo.
Photo courtesy of Tourism Mission.

New website launch for Tourism Mission ahead of spring break

Site aims to inspire potential visitors to community when COVID-19 travel restrictions ease

Photo courtesy of Tourism Mission.
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Mission’s forestry profits rebound, double Q4 projections

Coming off a market crash and net loss in 2019, timber prices have been ‘red hot’

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Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.

Retired Mission teacher and star CFL kicker charged for assault, sexual crimes against former students

Donald Alan Sweet taught in school district for 10 years, investigators seeking further witnesses

Donald Alan Sweet was once an all star CFL kicker who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes over a 13-year career. Photo courtesy of Mission RCMP.
The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Late-night rollover crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission sends 2 to hospital

Jaws of Life used; patients sustained non-life threatening injuries

The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. amid heavy rains on the 29900 Block of the highway, near the Silverdale community. Shane MacKichan photo.
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Animal control in Mission, by the numbers

March 1 report to council shows steady decrease in dog licencing over the last 5 years

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Missionites protest logging of old-growth forests outside MLA Pam Alexis’ office

Protests in solidarity with logging blockaders on Vancouver Island; injunction heard in court today

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The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.
The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.

Parr locals want to keep neighbourhood green, avoid densification, survey says

Mission council presented with results of a public survey on future development of 76-acre area

The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.
The public survey of the 76-acre area Parr Neighbourhood will help municipal staff make policy decisions on future development. District of Mission image.
A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board breaks sales records 6 months in a row

‘Levels never seen before in the 100-year history of the FVREB’

A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.
Abbotsford International Airport. Black Press file photo.

Abbotsford Airport had 4th highest traffic in Canada in 2020, and its number are down

Statistics Canada report describes a ‘devastating year’ for air travel

Abbotsford International Airport. Black Press file photo.
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WEATHER: Enjoy the sun today, prepare for a week of rain

Clouds and rain to arrive by evening, Environment Canada forecasts

(Black Press - file photo)
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Mission’s 2021 grad ceremonies to be under same COVID limitations as 2020 grad

Grads and grad-parents receive letter from superintendent breaking the disappointing news

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‘Wild West of Mission’: Surging traffic on rural roads threaten safety, locals report

Steelhead Community Association present concerns to council on Feb. 16

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