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VIDEO: Hundreds attend Indigenous ceremonies in Mission’s Heritage Park honouring residential school victims

Elders speak of their experience, relived trauma after graves of 215 children discovered in Kamloops

Patrick Penner / Mission Record
The Abbotsford Islamic Centre hosts an in-reach vaccine clinic on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mission Sikh Temple and Abbotsford’s Northview Community Church also host clinics next week. (Facebook)

Abbotsford, Mission places of faith hosting in-reach vaccine clinics

Pre-booked appointments at three local places of faith beginning on Saturday

The Abbotsford Islamic Centre hosts an in-reach vaccine clinic on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mission Sikh Temple and Abbotsford’s Northview Community Church also host clinics next week. (Facebook)
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Hundreds gathered at Abbotsford’s Jubilee Park on Tuesday to hold a vigil for victims of the residential school discovery in Kamloops. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Remembrance march, ceremony for residential school victims planned for weekend in Mission

Rally held in Abbotsford on June 1 attended by 300 to 400 people

Hundreds gathered at Abbotsford’s Jubilee Park on Tuesday to hold a vigil for victims of the residential school discovery in Kamloops. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
A small memorial has been created at the site of the former St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo

Indigenous elders to lead burning ceremony in Mission’s Heritage Park on June 3

3 elders to speak, burning, food-offering, brushing ceremonies to be held at 11 a.m.

A small memorial has been created at the site of the former St. Mary’s Residential School in Mission. / Kevin Mills Photo
Dr. Andy Edelson and Judith Ray in front of Mission Memorial Hospital holding an example of a CT Scan where significant damage has occurred. Edelson said in cases like these, getting a immediate diagnosis could save lives. Patrick Penner photo.

Mission Memorial Hospital’s fight for CT scanner, fair share of regional funding

May 17 delegation provides history, context, statistics in request for help from officials

Dr. Andy Edelson and Judith Ray in front of Mission Memorial Hospital holding an example of a CT Scan where significant damage has occurred. Edelson said in cases like these, getting a immediate diagnosis could save lives. Patrick Penner photo.
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Mission firefighters can now save injured hikers, sinking boaters and drivers submerged in vehicles

Mission Fire Rescue Service upgrades local service levels, get budget increased by $10,000

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From left to right: Mike Bismeyer, Kenny Braich, Baltej Singh Dhillon, and Ken Herar talk about race as they exercise during one of the event’s livestreamed conversations. Ken Herar Facebook photo.

Mission’s 10th annual Cycling4Diversity week exceeded expectations, says founder

Event held daily conversations with guests about race as they exercised from May 16 to 22

From left to right: Mike Bismeyer, Kenny Braich, Baltej Singh Dhillon, and Ken Herar talk about race as they exercise during one of the event’s livestreamed conversations. Ken Herar Facebook photo.
A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.

Vision for recreational greenway around Nicomen Island finds unanimous support at Mission council

Delegation sought council to formally put plan on Fraser Valley Regional District’s agenda

A greenway was defined by the delegation as a multi-purpose recreation corridor of protected open space following natural land and water features. Black Press file photo.
Canadian country singer Todd Richard poses for a photo with Mission firefighters. Sarah Plawutski photo.

VIDEO: Fraser Valley country musician visits Mission firehall to salute frontline workers

Todd Richard’s latest song ‘Green and Blue’ pays tribute

Canadian country singer Todd Richard poses for a photo with Mission firefighters. Sarah Plawutski photo.
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Engineering couple buzz from corporate jobs to honey farming in Mission

Husband-and-wife team at Viewcrest Farms leasing land from District of Mission for more beehives

Honey  /  Kevin Mills Photo
Stave Lake in Mission. (File Photo)
Stave Lake in Mission. (File Photo)
Langley resident Anette Atsma scratch built this 240-sq. ft. tiny home in Chilliwack in 2016 – for a total of $17,000. Anette Atsma photo.

Municipal staff to determine if tiny homes are a good fit for Mission

Coun. Cal Crawford’s motion for staff to review Kitchener model finds support

Langley resident Anette Atsma scratch built this 240-sq. ft. tiny home in Chilliwack in 2016 – for a total of $17,000. Anette Atsma photo.
The film’s stars have their photo taken by a production photographer. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Romantic comedy ‘Hot in Love’ being filmed at Mission firehall today

Director Christie Will praises community’s movie potential

The film’s stars have their photo taken by a production photographer. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Mission Farmers' Market in 2020. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

District doles out over $70,000 to community organizations and events in Mission

12 organizations and 3 events funded for 2021 through Community Enhancement Grants

Mission Farmers' Market in 2020. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)

Body discovered in parked van in Mission with 2 dogs, 1 dead

Remains in state of decomposition, surviving dog sent for veterinary care with BC SPCA

Two small dogs were also discovered by the officer, one had died, and the other was taken by animal control and sent for veterinary care with the BC SPCA. (File Photo)
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Mission’s 10th annual Cycling4Diversity Week kicks off

Virtual discussion from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. starting May 18

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Justin Bond’s Bahrain 1 took a team around a year to construct. It gets its name because the Sheik of Bahrain is a major sponsor of the team. / Photo courtesy of Justin Bond.

Mission dragracer wins Atlanta race, ousts back-to-back world champion

Justin Bond goes quarter-mile in 5.738-seconds, beating champ Stevie ‘Fast’ Jackson on home turf

Justin Bond’s Bahrain 1 took a team around a year to construct. It gets its name because the Sheik of Bahrain is a major sponsor of the team. / Photo courtesy of Justin Bond.
Treated waste discharge (bottom left) and untreated waste discharge (upper right) staining the ground orange. Both discharges led directly into Ephemeral Creek. Ministry of Environment photo.

Mission Landfill fails environmental inspection, District given warning by province

Inspection found 8 infractions, waste discharging directly into rainwater creek

Treated waste discharge (bottom left) and untreated waste discharge (upper right) staining the ground orange. Both discharges led directly into Ephemeral Creek. Ministry of Environment photo.
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Meet Mission’s new mayor

Paul Horn is ready to begin his latest challenge

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