Mission

A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Nurses protest violence in workplace with drive-by rally across Fraser Valley

Motorcade of 18 vehicles visits Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford hospitals

A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Dutchie Mathison holding her immunization card and passport. She plans to travel to Australia as soon as she can. Submitted photo.

Mission senior praises COVID-19 vaccine experience as easy, simple, fast

82-year-old Dutchie Mathison says she feels like she ‘won the lottery,’ can’t wait to travel

Dutchie Mathison holding her immunization card and passport. She plans to travel to Australia as soon as she can. Submitted photo.
Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.

Council rejects large apartment complex proposal, after public hearing brings out fierce opposition

Application ‘checks every box,’ but councillors agree neighbourhood needs local area plan

Drawings of the proposed apartment complex by Vivid Green Architecture.
Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.

Retired police sergeant Colin Renkema joins race for Mission’s mayoral seat

Renkema says he’s tired of watching council waste time, money, credibility

Colin Renkema filed his nomination papers for the 2021 by-election on March 18. Submitted photo.
The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.
The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.

Mission moves forward on 4-storey, 103-unit development on 14th Ave

Development would account for 61% of annual goal for market-rentals in Housing Needs Assessment

The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.
The development will add 92 market rental units to District’s goal of 150 (61 per cent) for the year in the 2020 to 2024 Housing Needs Assessment. Council photo.
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‘Basmodi Wave’ protesters in support of Indian farmers cruise through Mission in fleet of tractors

Over 200 pairs of shoes placed at steps of municipal hall, one for every protester killed in India

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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 release new details in hunt for escaped murderer from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission Institution’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.
Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.

Mission country and blues musician dies from COVID-19 complications

Merv Tremblay, known for Sunday jams at Captain’s Cabin, passed away on March 19

Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.
Nelson Tilbury is in competition for the District’s top seat against three other candidates (so far): Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson and Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.

Former councillor Nelson Tilbury to run for mayoral seat in Mission’s by-election

Tilbury experienced in heavy equipment, development, real estate, finance sectors

Nelson Tilbury is in competition for the District’s top seat against three other candidates (so far): Paul Horn, Rhett Nicholson and Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.
At least four unmarked police vehicles were on scene, blocking off traffic just north of 7th Avenue. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Heavily armed Mission RCMP officers execute search warrant on Hurd Street

At least four unmarked police vehicles were on scene, blocking off traffic just north of 7th Avenue

At least four unmarked police vehicles were on scene, blocking off traffic just north of 7th Avenue. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Nicole Bellay, president of the Mission Matsqui Fraser Canyon MMFC Green Party of Canada, appealed to council to create a climate action plan. Patrick Penner photo.

Local Green Party president calls on Mission to form climate action plan

Eight other Lower Mainland municipalities have created climate action plans

Nicole Bellay, president of the Mission Matsqui Fraser Canyon MMFC Green Party of Canada, appealed to council to create a climate action plan. Patrick Penner photo.
Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.

Local business owner Dave Perritt joins Mission’s mayoral race

Perritt started Grab-A-Java Coffee Roasters in 1993; has long history of community involvement

Dave Perritt. Submitted photo.
Mission School Superintendent Angus Wilson provided an update to parents, saying classes will be returning to normal in September – hopefully. / File Photo

Mission superintendent: Classes to return to normal in September, sort of

Students enrolled at Summit Learning Centre must re-register for normal classess

Mission School Superintendent Angus Wilson provided an update to parents, saying classes will be returning to normal in September – hopefully. / File Photo
Architectural drawings of the 42-unit townhouse development on Cherry Avenue. It's one of a number of "very strong" development applications proposed the Cedar Valley neighbourhood, according to municipal staff.

42-unit townhouse development in Cedar Valley neighbourhood moves forward, council decides

Development one of several “very strong” of applications proposed the neighbourhood, Mission staff say

Architectural drawings of the 42-unit townhouse development on Cherry Avenue. It's one of a number of "very strong" development applications proposed the Cedar Valley neighbourhood, according to municipal staff.
The Mission Library. The workshop takes place on March 26m from 3 to 4 p.m. Google Street View image.

Mission Library holding Zoom workshop to encourage youth reading

March 26 event to inspire reluctant readers from 3 to 4 p.m.

The Mission Library. The workshop takes place on March 26m from 3 to 4 p.m. Google Street View image.
The Mission Museum is in need of some repairs. / Kevin Mills Photo

Abbotsford-Mission riding granted $2.2 million for local infrastructure projects

Four projects funded through Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program

The Mission Museum is in need of some repairs. / Kevin Mills Photo
Images from Cherry Hill Elementary’s current dress code.

Mission School District’s student dress code to be reworked

‘Inconsistent approach’ found in old codes, district-wide policy to be implemented

Images from Cherry Hill Elementary’s current dress code.
Voting day for the municipal by-election is April 24. / File photo.

Mission’s by-election to have mail-in ballots

All eligible voters will now be able to vote and register at a distance

Voting day for the municipal by-election is April 24. / File photo.
The District of Mission has recently received nearly $140,000 under the Community Resiliency Investment program. District of Mission photo.

District receives nearly $140,000 for wildfire resiliency planning

Funds to be used for education, vegetation control, firefighter training, development considerations

The District of Mission has recently received nearly $140,000 under the Community Resiliency Investment program. District of Mission photo.
Joe Kandola, owner of Hometown Furniture and Appliances, says the Mission location will be officially open in May. / Patrick Penner Photo

Hometown Furniture to open in downtown Mission

‘We started in small towns – 1988 in Penticton – so we’re used to working in small communities.’

Joe Kandola, owner of Hometown Furniture and Appliances, says the Mission location will be officially open in May. / Patrick Penner Photo