Patrick Penner

The identified future employment lands in the Employment Lands Strategy (excluding industrial resources). The Economic Development Select Committee said one major solution to the lack of local employment lands in Mission would be to attract institutional establishments and jobs.

Solution to Mission’s employment woes may be attracting institutional-type jobs: Report

Four recommendations from council-appointed committee adopted into Employment Lands Strategy

The identified future employment lands in the Employment Lands Strategy (excluding industrial resources). The Economic Development Select Committee said one major solution to the lack of local employment lands in Mission would be to attract institutional establishments and jobs.
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Oct. 5, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun not seeking re-election this fall

2-term mayor makes surprise announcement via social media on June 13

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Oct. 5, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Patrick Penner / Mission Record

VIDEO: Mission’s 26th annual Fraser Valley Children’s Festival at Heritage Park

Approximately 5,000 in attendance after 2-year lull

Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Coun. Ken Herar shows off the Pride Progress Flag at council on June 6. His motion was defeated 6-1. Screenshot from Mission council.

Mission council turns down motion for Pride flag to fly at city hall

Councillors concerned over policy being ‘manipulated’ into flying problematic symbols

Coun. Ken Herar shows off the Pride Progress Flag at council on June 6. His motion was defeated 6-1. Screenshot from Mission council.
The proposed pickleball courts and parking lat at Hatzic Middle School.

Hatzic neighbours spike proposed pickleball court location

Delegation to Mission council cites parking, noise issues, slope

The proposed pickleball courts and parking lat at Hatzic Middle School.
Mayor Paul Horn, Mission MLA Pam Alexis, Mission councillors, Habitat for Humanity’s VP of construction Stephani Baker, and all families cut the ribbon at the key dedication ceremony on June 9. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

PHOTOS: Habitat for Humanity hands over keys to 12 new Mission homes

Ribbon cutting, dedication ceremony, speeches celebrate completion of 19 volunteer-built homes

Mayor Paul Horn, Mission MLA Pam Alexis, Mission councillors, Habitat for Humanity’s VP of construction Stephani Baker, and all families cut the ribbon at the key dedication ceremony on June 9. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Mission Secondary School will be holding its graduation ceremonies at the raceway from now on. / File Photo

Racetrack to become annual venue for Mission Secondary graduation

Student cohorts will remain; school district keeps what worked well during pandemic

Mission Secondary School will be holding its graduation ceremonies at the raceway from now on. / File Photo
A photo of the sixth annual Fraser Valley Pride celebration at Jubilee Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Pride event comes to Mission after dispute with City of Abbotsford

Event leaves Abbotsford after 9 years; organizers cite ‘last-minute’ venue change

A photo of the sixth annual Fraser Valley Pride celebration at Jubilee Park. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The Matsqui Institution, a medium-security federal men's prison, is seen in Abbotsford, B.C., on Thursday, October 26, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Matsqui Institution, a medium-security federal men's prison, is seen in Abbotsford, B.C., on Thursday, October 26, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The incident took place at around 12:30 p.m. on June 4, during the Crazy Indians Brotherhood’s second annual March for Recognition. Robert Jago photo.

Driver of alleged hit and run at Mission’s March for Recognition turns himself in

Mission RCMP seize truck, say 77-year old man ‘cooperating with the investigation’

The incident took place at around 12:30 p.m. on June 4, during the Crazy Indians Brotherhood’s second annual March for Recognition. Robert Jago photo.
Abbotsford Police said there is no estimated time of re-opening for Harris Road between Highway 11 and Riverside Road. File photo.

Harris Road in Abbotsford closed in both directions following motor vehicle incident

Vehicle made contact with a train crossing, police say

Abbotsford Police said there is no estimated time of re-opening for Harris Road between Highway 11 and Riverside Road. File photo.
The March For Recognition leaves Fraser River Heritage Park. As the march proceeded along Lougheed Highway, four participants were struck by a vehicle. Mission RCMP are investigating / Kevin Mills Photo

‘Upsetting and unacceptable’: City of Mission condemns hit and run on residential school marchers

4 people struck, 2 sent to hospital while participating in annual march on June 4

The March For Recognition leaves Fraser River Heritage Park. As the march proceeded along Lougheed Highway, four participants were struck by a vehicle. Mission RCMP are investigating / Kevin Mills Photo
The Canadian National Youth Darts Championship was held from May 19 to 23 in Toronto. Submitted photo.

Mission teenager crowned Canada’s top young darts player

Samantha Ponak, 17, wins singles in Canadian National Youth Darts Championship in Toronto

The Canadian National Youth Darts Championship was held from May 19 to 23 in Toronto. Submitted photo.
Google Maps screenshot taken at 11 a.m.

TRAFFIC: Westbound crash on Highway 1 in Abbotsford slowing commuters

Crash occurred in front of Castle Fun Park, right lane blocked

Google Maps screenshot taken at 11 a.m.
/ Kevin Mills Photo

Year of fires and floods puts Mission’s new high school on ice

Province freezes new school project, citing capital costs of rebuilding after disasters of 2021

/ Kevin Mills Photo
Mission Memorial Hospital. / File Photo

MATH starts petition to stop relocation of medical technologists from Mission hospital

Mission All Together for Healthcare petition reaches nearly 800 signatures in 2 days

Mission Memorial Hospital. / File Photo
The number of active listings have more than tripled since December, according to the FVREB. (File photo)

Fraser Valley property sales drop over 50% in last 2 months: FVREB

Sales-to-active-listings ratio at 22%, peaked at 92% during pandemic

The number of active listings have more than tripled since December, according to the FVREB. (File photo)
Kanaka Bar Indian Band sign, no date

Kanaka Bar Indian Band’s housing society to receive $471,000 in federal funds for community hub

Multi-purpose building would provide a temporary service hub for the area devastated by wildfire

Kanaka Bar Indian Band sign, no date
Artists rendering of 14th Ave when widening project is completed.

Costs soar for 1st section of Mission’s 14th Ave. improvement project, budget increased over 40%

Original bid made for $2.8 million; increase of $1.2 million approved

Artists rendering of 14th Ave when widening project is completed.
A group fitness class at the Mission Leisure Centre. / File Photo courtesy of the City of Mission

Month-long ParticipACTION events kick off in Mission tomorrow

Free evening activities at Griner park include games, fitness classes, and pump track bike skills

A group fitness class at the Mission Leisure Centre. / File Photo courtesy of the City of Mission