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First Abbotsford Council candidates forum

Posted on by grant.sigaty

forumA standing room only crowd packed Matsqui Centennial Auditorium last night as most of the 30 Abbotsford Council candidates fielded questions from non profit groups and from the floor.

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Child’s hockey gear stolen from hospital parking lot

Posted on by grant.sigaty

Abby Regional HospitalA young child had his hockey gear stolen out of his mother’s vehicle while both were at Abbotsford hospital Monday night after the boy suffered a massive asthma attack.

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Amendments for land for future supportive housing goes to public hearing

Posted on by grant.sigaty

City of Abbotsford logoAbbotsford Council gave two readings to a rezoning and OCP amendment for land on Gladys road that could be used for a future supportive housing project, although Councilor Henry Braun says his vote was reluctant.

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President Obama Has Some Fun Voting

Posted on by chris.coburn

This happened in Chicago as he was voting in mid term elections.  This exhange is simply hilarious.  Check it out HERE.

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Soldier confirmed dead after shooting at National War Memorial in Ottawa

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

ottawa-250x140(The Canadian Press)

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City takes down wooden structures at homeless camp

Posted on by grant.sigaty

City of Abbotsford logoAbbotsford City workers have removed some wooden structures built up at the homeless camp on Gladys road.

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18 year old airlifted to hospital after being hit by car

Posted on by grant.sigaty

Photo courtesy of Kevin MacDonald from KAM productions.

Photo courtesy of Kevin MacDonald from KAM productions.

There was a serious accident involving a pedestrian at about 7:15 morning at the intersection of Old Yale Road and Maclure in Abbotsford.

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Long time Abbotsford politician stepping away

Posted on by grant.sigaty

Councillor SmithCouncilor John Smith is stepping away from politics, saying after more than 30 years on school board and city council he’s ready to move on.

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Metro’s bylaw nixed, Abbotsford mayor happy

Posted on by grant.sigaty

metro_vancouver_taxAbbotsford mayor Bruce Banman is praising Environment Minister Mary Polak’s decision to shoot down a Metro Vancouver bylaw that would require all waste collected within the regional district to be taken to and processed at a Metro facility.

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Wendy Bales running for two spots in election race

Posted on by grant.sigaty

balesFVRD Area C director Wendy Bales is running for re-election, but also wants to expand her portfolio by running for mayor of Mission.

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