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The City of Abbotsford is once again inviting Abbotsford elementary students in kindergarten through grade five to participate in a contest to design the Mayor’s annual Christmas card.  Every year Mayor and Council send out many electronic Christmas…
The City of Abbotsford is temporarily closing a portion of the Marshall Road Connector on King Road from Ross Road to east of the gravel operations near Bradner Road.  Following the opening of the Marshall Road Connector in October, some settlement has…
The City of Abbotsford is pleased to announce the completion of the highly awaited Marshall Road Connector project, which will open for public use on Saturday, October 29, 2022. The project, which has been a strategic priority for Council since 2016,…
The Lower Mainland’s record-high September temperatures and extended dry weather has led to provincial level 5 drought conditions in the region, and with little rain in the forecast, the Abbotsford Mission Water and Sewer Commission (AMWSC) is…
The City of Abbotsford and the Heritage Abbotsford Society are restoring the 145-year-old Turner House into a vibrant and historic Clayburn Park facility for the community to enjoy for years to come. As part of this project, secondary and post-secondary…
Construction is starting on the expansion and renovation of the Abbotsford Police Department Headquarters. The updated building will provide officers and civilian staff with the space and tools to do their jobs safely and effectively as they strive to…
PROVINCE OF BC NEWS RELEASE WHISTLER – The Province is providing $62 million to the City of Abbotsford to build a new well and water-treatment system to ensure a reliable, resilient water service for more than 165,000 people in response to growing…
Following the Prime Minister’s declaration of a National Day of Mourning and national holiday on September 19th in recognition of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the City of Abbotsford, like other government offices across the country, will be…
With a busy long weekend of events and travel throughout Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley, the City of Abbotsford is encouraging people to plan ahead and arrive early to their destination. Highway 1 and major routes through the community will have…
The City of Abbotsford is pleased to announce that Erick Peterson will be assuming the position of Fire Chief to lead the City of Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services department. Peterson will start his new role on September 12, 2022 and joins the City of…
Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for the Fraser Valley for this Wednesday and Thursday (August 17-18), and Abbotsford residents are advised to prepare ways to stay cool during the heat. A Heat Warning means daytime and overnight temperatures…
ABBOTSFORD – July 25, 2022 – Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for the Fraser Valley for today through Friday or Saturday and Abbotsford residents are advised to prepare ways to stay cool during the heat. A Heat Warning means daytime and…
Despite a downward trend, drowning is still the third leading cause of unintentional death for Canadians under 60, and together with the Lifesaving Society of Canada, the City of Abbotsford is bringing awareness to the risk of drowning and encouraging…
In celebration of culture, heritage, and the arts, the City of Abbotsford is partnering with local printmaker Emilie Kvist through the BC Culture Days Earth Endeavours Ambassador Series, to offer residents a hiking and printmaking creative challenge, as…
In-person Abbotsford City Hall services are re-opening following a fire on July 5. The fire impacted the first floor and services are moving temporarily to the old courthouse at 32203 South Fraser Way.  Starting today, the following in-person services…