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Fraser Valley Toy Drive returns to Abbotsford

Second annual event set to occur on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 360 Fabrication

 

Abbotsford’s Harj Hadani has created a fitness empire with her @skinnyroti brand. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Harj Hadani creates shapewear success story

Local entrepreneur, social media star @skinnyroti continues to make big impact in fitness industry

 

SARA for women is urgently looking for donations of household items and Christmas gifts for women and children staying in their facilities through the holidays. /Web Image

SARA for Women in immediate need of donations for holiday season

The nonprofit based in Mission and Abbotsford is facing a high demand for beds and services

 

Abbotsford Canucks assistant captain John Stevens scored a big shorthanded goal to help his team earn a 4-3 win on Wednesday (Nov. 30). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks complete sweep of Bakersfield Condors

Surrey’s Michael Regush scores the winning goal in Wednesday’s 4-3 win

Abbotsford Canucks assistant captain John Stevens scored a big shorthanded goal to help his team earn a 4-3 win on Wednesday (Nov. 30). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Women’s prison in Abbotsford declares COVID-19 outbreak

11 inmates have so far tested positive at Fraser Valley Institution

The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Arturs Silovs and the Abbotsford Canucks earned a 6-3 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Tuesday (Nov. 29). (Bakersfield Condors photo)

Timely timeout leads to 6-3 Abbotsford Canucks win

Abbotsford goes up 3-0, blows three goal lead, then scores three more to beat Bakersfield

Arturs Silovs and the Abbotsford Canucks earned a 6-3 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Tuesday (Nov. 29). (Bakersfield Condors photo)
Vasily Podkolzin, shown here after he was selected by Vancouver in the 2019 NHL Draft, has been assigned to Abbotsford. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Canucks assign Rathbone, Podkolzin to Abbotsford

Abbotsford Canucks have four home games this week

Vasily Podkolzin, shown here after he was selected by Vancouver in the 2019 NHL Draft, has been assigned to Abbotsford. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a strong weekend against the UBCO Heat. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades earn weekend split against UBCO Heat

Women lose for the first time in 2022-23, men’s games postponed

UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a strong weekend against the UBCO Heat. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)
Traevon Desjarlais-Chalifoux, 17, was found dead in a closet of an Abbotsford group home in September 2020 after being reported missing four days earlier. His mother testified on the first day of a coroners’ inquest into his death on Nov. 28, 2022. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Mother of Cree teen who died in Abbotsford group home testifies at coroners’ inquest

Traevon Desjarlais found four days after reported missing in 2020

Traevon Desjarlais-Chalifoux, 17, was found dead in a closet of an Abbotsford group home in September 2020 after being reported missing four days earlier. His mother testified on the first day of a coroners’ inquest into his death on Nov. 28, 2022. (Credit: GoFundMe)
The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.

Sports announced for Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games

Games run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023 in locations in and around Abbotsford

The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.
The new Abbotsford Lululemon location is set to open on Friday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Lululemon grand opening set for Black Friday

New location at Highstreet Shopping Centre is located beside American Eagle

The new Abbotsford Lululemon location is set to open on Friday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).

Abbotsford transforming into live music destination on Saturday

The Offspring performing in Abbotsford on Saturday, Marshmello now cancelled

Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).
Brady Keeper (right) and the returning Vincent Arseneau led the Abbotsford Canucks to 3-2 win over the Laval Rocket on Wednesday (Nov. 25). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks post second straight win on the road

Canucks edge Laval Rocket 3-2, next travel to Calgary to battle the Wranglers

Brady Keeper (right) and the returning Vincent Arseneau led the Abbotsford Canucks to 3-2 win over the Laval Rocket on Wednesday (Nov. 25). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a good weekend with games of 14 and 17 points against UNBC. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team extend unbeaten start to 6-0

Women post pair of wins over UNBC, men earn split with Timberwolves

UFV’s Maddy Gobeil had a good weekend with games of 14 and 17 points against UNBC. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)
Linus Karlsson and the Abbotsford Canucks earned a split in Toronto. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks snap three-game losing skid with 3-2 win in Toronto

Lane Pederson scores two power play goals, John Stevens adds game winner

Linus Karlsson and the Abbotsford Canucks earned a split in Toronto. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Abbotsford’s Jett Woo checks Laval’s Anthony Richard during AHL action on Wednesday (Nov. 16). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks drop 4-2 decision to Laval Rocket

Canucks fire 43 shots at Laval net in loss, next head to Toronto for games on Saturday and Sunday

Abbotsford’s Jett Woo checks Laval’s Anthony Richard during AHL action on Wednesday (Nov. 16). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

2 wanted B.C. men died in Ontario plane crash due to inexperienced pilot, poor visibility

Investigations found that the plane was overloaded and the pilot was not certified to fly in the adverse conditions

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.
APD officers and sponsors present Wendy Toyer (red jacket) with a cheque following the annual John Goyer Memorial ALS Charity Golf Tournament. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Police Department raises $32,000 for ALS support at annual golf tournament

John Goyer Memorial ALS Charity Golf Tournament has raised close to $200,000 in its existence

APD officers and sponsors present Wendy Toyer (red jacket) with a cheque following the annual John Goyer Memorial ALS Charity Golf Tournament. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Valley Lacrosse and Mission Mud Dawgs are hosting a fundraiser at an upcoming Abbotsford Canucks home game.

Abbotsford, Mission lacrosse groups partner with Abbotsford Canucks for ‘Lacrosse Appreciation Night’

Fundraiser for both association set to occur on Dec. 10 game at Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford’s Valley Lacrosse and Mission Mud Dawgs are hosting a fundraiser at an upcoming Abbotsford Canucks home game.
UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team run record to 4-0

Women sweep Manitoba over the weekend, men drop pair of games

UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)