Community

Abbots-FORD or Abbits-FERD?

Meme sparks debate over proper pronunciation of city’s name

Abbotsford Centre records busiest fall on record

Venue sees more than 48,000 guests and four sellouts from Sept. 14 to Nov. 3

  • Nov 13, 2019

Cineplex to show free holiday movies to support Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

Community Day will be on Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m at select theatres

SLIDESHOW: Remembrance Day ceremony in Abbotsford

Over 4,000 people attended the ceremony in Thunderbird Square

PHOTOS: Huge crowd flocks to annual Mission Arts Council Christmas Craft Market

More than 100 vendors took part in the event

  • Nov 12, 2019

Festival of Trees returning to Mission

Registration for the event, running Dec. 10-14, is open now

  • Nov 10, 2019
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Diwali celebration in Mission
Mission Fire Rescue Service hosts safety fair
Hike For Hospice 2019 in Mission
Mission Hosts culture Days 2019 launch

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Abbotsford’s Remembrance Days in 1939 and 1945 through historical archives

Abbotsford News reporting shows the anxieties of people living through conflict

Nominations now open for Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Awards presented in March at Quality Hotel in Abbotsford

  • Nov 10, 2019

(Re)imagine is the theme for third TEDx Abbotsford event

Range of speakers featured at event on Saturday, Nov. 9 at UFV

  • Nov 8, 2019

Clean up held at Stave Falls

Mission Environmental Stewardship Society raised $400 for local school

  • Nov 7, 2019

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

Mission students plant 600 flower bulbs

Grade 1 kids from Valley Christian School planted bulbs given to them by Bulbs4Kids

  • Nov 6, 2019

VIDEO: 36 memorial trees ‘hiding in plain sight’ around Langley

Brian Croft is searching for information to locate symbolic maples honouring fallen soldiers

Langara College honours 49 alums and staff to mark 49 years

School received more than 200 nominations for the awards that recognize one’s community impact

‘Puppy rave’ group wants to lobby for more off-leash parks in Abbotsford

New club to hold social activities and push for more and larger dog parks

  • Nov 5, 2019

$20,000 presented for White Rock’s pier-repair effort

Amenities to be included in full rebuild of storm-damaged structure still under discussion: mayor

Mission holds annual Celebration of Women

This year’s honourees were Olene Chaplin, Deborah Handley and Denyse Tavener

  • Nov 4, 2019

Colouring book aims to help Syrian refugees learn about Surrey

400 copies of the book have been distributed to agencies throughout Surrey, with demand for more

Car dealership donates specialized backpacks to Abbotsford’s homeless for third straight year

Wolfe Auto Group’s efforts have proivided 2,500 Citypaks around the Lower Mainland in four years