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A homeless man being put into the back of an RCMP cruiser after a homeless camp fire on Feb. 13. Homeless camps at Horne Creek and FreshCo were dismantled without issue by MCS staff and bylaw officers, according to the MCS report to council. Patrick Penner file photo.

Mission Community Services staff say opponents have become allies following shelter expansion

Haven in the Hollow space increased from 27 to 57 bed in November

 

Paris Cavanah is the first-time author of Mystery of Planet Crania, the first in the Hypernova trilogy. Facebook photo.

Mission author publishes young-adult novel, the first of a sci-fi trilogy

23-year-old Paris Cavanah has been writing the universe for her Hypernova series since high school

 

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Mission school district seeks answers to bullying question

2021 Pink Shirt Day follows community outrage over a viral video showing a student being assaulted

 

Mission Secondary students in an entrepreneurship and marketing course designed, marketed and sold a product to the school community in the lead up to Christmas break. /	Images submitted by Diana Purser.

Mission Secondary students market masks for business class

Grade 10 class does market analysis, creates products, advertises for school project

Mission Secondary students in an entrepreneurship and marketing course designed, marketed and sold a product to the school community in the lead up to Christmas break. /	Images submitted by Diana Purser.
A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Mission Memorial Hospital

3 patients test positive, evidence of transmission found through 2 units

A COVID-19 outbreak has occurred as Mission Memorial Hospital, according to a Feb. 18 news release from Fraser Health’s website. Kevin Mills / Mission Record.
Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.

Proposed 152-unit, 3-building apartment complex in Mission goes forward to public hearing

Councillors anticipate big public reaction from erecting 6-storey building in residential area

Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.
All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.

100-day-old kindergarten class writes birthday cards to 100-year-old seniors in Mission

Teacher saw article on 4 local centenarian birthdays, wanted to make connection

All photos courtesy of Hosanna Vaughn.
Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Homeless-camp fire in Mission shuts down CP Rail line

Man seen being taken away from camp in handcuffs by Mission RCMP

Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
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District of Mission to upgrade council chamber with COVID-19 relief funds

Up to $194,350 (of $4,964,000 provincial grant) to be spent on electronic retrofits

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Two kids riding bikes in the Bear Cub Mountain Bike event. Photo courtesy of District of Mission.

Missionites aim at Canada’s ‘most-active community’ crown through ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge

Grants available for physical activity and sports initiatives; Mission awarded $10,000 in 2019

Two kids riding bikes in the Bear Cub Mountain Bike event. Photo courtesy of District of Mission.
The Mission School District office building. Kevin Mills photo.

COVID-19 exposures at 3 more Mission schools since mid January

Mission Central Elementary, Hillside Traditional Academy, École Heritage Park Middle all flagged

The Mission School District office building. Kevin Mills photo.
A Church’s Texas Chicken is also opening in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way and Old Yale Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A Church’s Texas Chicken is also opening in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way and Old Yale Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Homeless people at The Stage in 2018. Kevin Mill’s photo.

District of Mission behind schedule in sustainable-housing needs, councillors hear in report

Only 8.7% of 2020’s housing needs were reached, but many development applications in process

Homeless people at The Stage in 2018. Kevin Mill’s photo.
A pair of tenants renting suites on Abercrombie Place face eviction after their landlords were caught renting multiple suites in contravention of the BC Building Code. There are an estimated 750 unregistered suites in the district, according to a report to Mission council on Feb. 1. Google Maps screenshot.

Tenants fear homelessness after Mission bylaw officers crack down on illegal suites

Landlords caught with multiple suites in single-family residences give renters the boot

A pair of tenants renting suites on Abercrombie Place face eviction after their landlords were caught renting multiple suites in contravention of the BC Building Code. There are an estimated 750 unregistered suites in the district, according to a report to Mission council on Feb. 1. Google Maps screenshot.
The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.

One dead after motorcycle crash on Lougheed Highway in Mission

Rider ejected off motorcycle, CPR performed by bystanders

The crash scene during the traffic reconstruction by Mission RCMP officers and the RCMP Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service. Shane MacKichan photo.
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Tourism Mission helps U.S. author write children’s book on curious travelling owl

‘It’s owl in a days work for Tourism Mission’ says news release

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Frank Muermann feeding chickens in his backyard. The Muermanns complained about zoning bylaws restricting hens on residential properties, when other Lower Mainland municipalities allow a limited number of hens. Patrick Penner photo.

District of Mission to develop pilot project on backyard hens

Participants would include current chicken owners and/or up to 10 households

Frank Muermann feeding chickens in his backyard. The Muermanns complained about zoning bylaws restricting hens on residential properties, when other Lower Mainland municipalities allow a limited number of hens. Patrick Penner photo.
Advance voting will take place at the Mission Leisure Centre on April 14, 17 and 18. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.

Official dates announced for Mission’s by-election to determine next mayor

General voting on April 24, advanced voting on April 14, 17 and 18

Advance voting will take place at the Mission Leisure Centre on April 14, 17 and 18. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.
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Mission firefighters quickly douse early morning restaurant fire

Structure fire report at Embers BBQ House came in just before 8 a.m.

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UPDATE: Fire at Mission’s Canadian Tire ‘deliberately set’ to conceal shoplifting

Police believe crime is unrelated to previous arson at store exactly 2 years ago on Jan. 30, 2019

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