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Police confirm two dead in WA State school shooting

Posted on by grant.sigaty

Courtesy KOMO news

Courtesy KOMO news

(Courtesy News1130)

There has been a shooting at a high school less than an hour across the border in Washington State.

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Abbotsford mayor candidates face off in first debate

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Mayor Bruce Banman – left
Councilor Henry Braun – right

The homelessness issue came up a few times at last night’s Abbotsford mayor candidates debate.

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Reduced fees coming to Abby Airport

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

abbotsford airportGood news for anyone flying outside of BC from Abbotsford Airport.

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Election signs possible driving hazard

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Photo courtesy of KAM productions

More than a few people view the clusters of election signs as an eyesore, but it’s possible they’ve become an actual hazard.

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A look at the social media coverage of Ottawa shooting

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Darren-Blakeborough-AFTER-2University of the Fraser Valley’s social media expert says as could be expected, twitter led the way when it came to getting information about the shooting in Ottawa.

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UFV to hold round table on Ottawa shooting

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UFV_logoIn the wake of Wednesday’s attack on Parliament Hill, some of the University of the Fraser Valley’s top minds are coming together for a round table discussion next week.

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Should campaign donor lists be released before election?

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canadianmoneyCould a large campaign donation affect a potential mayor or councilor’s future actions, and should they therefore disclose their donors before an election?

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First Abbotsford Mayors debate goes tonight

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debate-cartoonHenry Braun and Bruce Banman will take centre stage tonight in a mayor’s candidate debate sponsored by eight non profit groups, including Abbotsford Community Services.

ACS Manager of Community Relations Janna Dieleman says in addition to fielding questions from the crowd, candidates will face questions from a three person panel selected from the various sponsor organizations.

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First Abbotsford Council candidates forum

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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

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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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