Mission

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Mission to honour Komagata Maru passengers, after descendant speaks before council

Shameful chapter in B.C.’s history to get local storyboard

James Luke Quiney fonds/City of Vancouver Archives.
A pack of three T-Rexes were reportedly seen shopping near Winners at the Junction Shopping Centre in Mission. Facebook photo / Carla Jayne.

Pack of T-Rexes spotted prowling, shopping in Mission

Sightings may confirm recent fossil evidence suggesting that tyrannosaurs lived in packs

A pack of three T-Rexes were reportedly seen shopping near Winners at the Junction Shopping Centre in Mission. Facebook photo / Carla Jayne.
There were no lineups or crowds at the centre today at noon, with voters walking straight to the ballot box. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

No lineups today for advance voting at Mission Leisure Centre

Advance voting takes place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Sunday; general election day on April 24

There were no lineups or crowds at the centre today at noon, with voters walking straight to the ballot box. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Mission’s parks, recreation and culture department ran a deficit of over $400,000, the largest of any department, according to an April 6 report to council. It usually adds around $2.5 million to the District’s coffers. Mission Record file photo.

Where did Mission spend its COVID-19 cash in 2020? Mostly for plugging one department’s lost revenue

$1.3 million used filling parks, recreation and culture department’s lost program revenue

Mission’s parks, recreation and culture department ran a deficit of over $400,000, the largest of any department, according to an April 6 report to council. It usually adds around $2.5 million to the District’s coffers. Mission Record file photo.
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UPDATE: Bridge traffic moving normally after high-velocity crash involving logging truck

Northbound crash occurred at approximately 2 p.m., involves 6 vehicles, north lanes shut down

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Patrick Penner photo.

Southbound crash on Abbotsford-Mission Bridge

Crash involves dump truck and at least one other vehicle, emergency crews on scene

Patrick Penner photo.
Ray Nielsen and his wife Teresa. Photo from GoFundMe page.

GoFundMe started for Mission family in financial distress following father’s illness

Ray Nielsen, a father of 3, suffering from liver failure and unable to work

Ray Nielsen and his wife Teresa. Photo from GoFundMe page.
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Mission aiming to become 3rd municipality in B.C. to offer parental leave for councillors

Coun. Mark Davies brings forward motion to develop policy, passes unanimously

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A photo submitted to municipal staff on April 6 showing a beaver dam southwest of Chester Street. The drainage issues on the south side of the highway are the responsibility of CP Rail, as they own the property. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.

Delegation of Silverdale farmers say land continually floods along Lougheed Highway

Beaver dams, siltation, fallen trees, bad ditching is sinking crops next to recently widened highway

A photo submitted to municipal staff on April 6 showing a beaver dam southwest of Chester Street. The drainage issues on the south side of the highway are the responsibility of CP Rail, as they own the property. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.
The old seniors centre is adjacent to Mission Leisure Centre, which will compliment programs, amenities, parking, and security for the youth centre. Google Maps image.

Mission’s old seniors centre to be turned into youth centre

Council approves renovation costs of $105,000; youth lounge budget increase of $66,000

The old seniors centre is adjacent to Mission Leisure Centre, which will compliment programs, amenities, parking, and security for the youth centre. Google Maps image.
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Mission man interrupts internet squabbles with daily dad jokes on neighbourhood Facebook page

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The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.

Abbotsford International Airport to receive $720,000 COVID-19 relief subsidy

B.C.’s regional airports get $16.5 million injection; $6.2 million for inter-city bus operators

The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.
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Unexpected indoor-dining restrictions putting Mission restaurants at risk, owners say

Lost inventory, substantial layoffs, anxiety follow March 19 announcement of three-week suspension

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The project has been dubbed “Atlantis,” and features Inky and several of his aquatic friends hanging from the ceiling of the teach pool, along with a tot slide with sculpted seahorses, coral covered pillars and other fish which have been painted by airbrush. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.

Public art octopus named Inky unveiled at Mission Leisure Centre

Project dubbed ‘Atlantis’ has octopus and his aquatic friends hanging over teach pool

The project has been dubbed “Atlantis,” and features Inky and several of his aquatic friends hanging from the ceiling of the teach pool, along with a tot slide with sculpted seahorses, coral covered pillars and other fish which have been painted by airbrush. Photo courtesy of the District of Mission.
The COVID-19 outbreak was initially announced by Fraser Health on Feb. 18. Kevin Mills photo.

COVID-19 outbreak at Mission Memorial Hospital declared over

Outbreak initially declared Feb. 18, after three patients infected on two units

The COVID-19 outbreak was initially announced by Fraser Health on Feb. 18. Kevin Mills photo.
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Petition grows to nearly 8,000, Mission Raceway Park still waiting on province’s response to operations proposal

Proposal (with COVID-19 safety plan) submitted on Feb. 15 asks to ease gathering restrictions

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The car's airbags had released, and it appears to have collided with a parked boat after it blasted through the hedges. Patrick Penner / Mission Record

Multi-vehicle collision sends car crashing over curb, hedges on to 14th Ave property

Emergency crews were on scene, but 14th Ave is clear in both directions

The car's airbags had released, and it appears to have collided with a parked boat after it blasted through the hedges. Patrick Penner / Mission Record
Photo submitted by Laurie Sakebow.

Hundreds march in Saskatchewan in support of family searching for man last seen in Mission

Brandon Sakebow disappeared on March 21 after leaving Mission RCMP detachment, police say

Photo submitted by Laurie Sakebow.
Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association.

Mission Recycling Depot awarded Top Collector Award from BC Used Oil Management Association

Ranked 7th in B.C. for ‘exemplary performance’ in collection of used oil, antifreeze materials

Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association.
TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals nab Canadian murderer in California, months after escape from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.