Mission

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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A photo from the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year walk. Photo credit: Bitty Berlinghoff.

‘Coldest Night of the Year’ fundraising for vulnerable population in Mission

Walk event organized by Mission Youth House and Mission Hope Central

A photo from the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year walk. Photo credit: Bitty Berlinghoff.
The drone weaves through trees following a mountain biker and his dog on their descent from Bear Mountain. Screenshot from RichieRich Youtube video.

VIDEO: Impressive drone-flying skill shown off in mountain-biking footage in Mission

Drone weaves through trees, barrel rolls, as it follows biker and dog on Bear Mountain

The drone weaves through trees following a mountain biker and his dog on their descent from Bear Mountain. Screenshot from RichieRich Youtube video.
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Mission performer will appear in Langley community theatre’s online play next week

Julie Waage, a veteran of Theatre in the Country, will perform in ‘The Man Who Came To Dinner’

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The Mission School District is taking the first steps to address bullying after a series of assaults earlier in the month sparked outrage in the community. / Kevin Mills File Photo

Mission School District taking steps to address bullying, fallout after community outrage

Administration seeking specialists, holding forums, taking suggestions from parents

The Mission School District is taking the first steps to address bullying after a series of assaults earlier in the month sparked outrage in the community. / Kevin Mills File Photo
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Mission Family Mental Health and Wellness Forum to be held via Zoom tonight

Joint Mission School District and DPAC event starts at 7 p.m., features 3 presentations with Q&A

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Elsie Hellstrom (top left), Mary Gjernes (top right), Stan Moore (bottom left) and Evelina Walter all celebrated their birthdays this month. All photos courtesy of Brittany Siemens.

Mission seniors residence celebrates 4 centenarian birthdays this month

Special party honouring a combined 405 years of life held on Jan. 25

Elsie Hellstrom (top left), Mary Gjernes (top right), Stan Moore (bottom left) and Evelina Walter all celebrated their birthdays this month. All photos courtesy of Brittany Siemens.
Hatzic Middle school has had the most COVID-19 exposures in the district. File photo.

COVID-19 exposure at Hatzic Middle

Exposure occurred on Jan. 19

Hatzic Middle school has had the most COVID-19 exposures in the district. File photo.
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VIDEO: Mission drag racer scores 1st career win, sets world record, makes history in 2020

Justin Bond, founder and owner of JBS Equipment, hits milestones in break-out year

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Mission potbellied-pig sanctuary mourns death of beloved old hog named Roscoe

14-year-old, 800-pound pig was ‘quite a character,’ said owner Janice Gillett

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A screenshot from a local Instagram account video. The account appeared to be frequented by Mission students, and showed violent videos of students assaulting and bullying other students.

Parents, former students describe ‘culture of bullying’ in Mission schools

Nearly two dozen voices come forward speaking of abuse haunting the hallways

A screenshot from a local Instagram account video. The account appeared to be frequented by Mission students, and showed violent videos of students assaulting and bullying other students.
Google Maps Street View image.
Google Maps Street View image.
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Another Mission student arrested for assault, in 2nd case of in-school violence this week

RCMP notified of local Instagram page with videos (now deleted) showing student assaults, bullying

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