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The City of Abbotsford has allocated over $1.3 million in funding from the Government of Canada through their  Reaching Home program to projects focused on preventing and reducing homelessness in Abbotsford.  Twelve local capital and service related…
Image For her dedication to her sport, teamwork, and her recent Olympic gold medal win for women’s soccer, Sophie Schmidt is the 2021 recipient of the Community Champion Achievement Award. A lifelong athlete, Sophie…
Trans Mountain and the City of Abbotsford are pleased to announce the opening of the new Ledgeview Golf Course Clubhouse. The new clubhouse is a result of a Community Benefit Agreement signed in 2016 for an investment of $1.3 million from Trans Mountain…
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Fraser Valley and new public health orders are introduced, Mayors of Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Harrison Hot Springs, Kent and Mission, and the Chair of the Board of the Fraser Valley Regional District want to…
In celebration of culture, heritage, and the arts, a variety of free in-person and virtual workshops and fun arts and culture activities are being offered throughout Abbotsford beginning September 24 as part of a national Culture Days initiative.   The…
For her commitment to education and volunteerism, as well as her dedication to the community, Sylvia Peary is the 2021 recipient of the Order of Abbotsford. For the past 50 years, Sylvia Peary has been a valuable community contributor in the City of…
At the annual Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) conference this week delegates adopted the report, “Ensuring Local Government Financial Resiliency: Today’s Recovery and Tomorrow’s New Economy.” This report makes 20 recommendations on reforming local…
Today the BC Urban Mayors Caucus is releasing its 2021 Blueprint for BC’s Urban Future. The Blueprint calls on the next federal government to take action on key issues facing cities across British Columbia including mental health and substance use,…
ABBOTSFORD, BC – September 3, 2021 – The Matsqui Recreation Centre (MRC) pool will be closed for bi-annual maintenance from September 7 to 26, reopening on September 27. The weight room will also be temporarily closed during this time. The MRC Arena…
“As Mayors of BC’s largest communities, we are standing together today in support of our healthcare workers who have been working tirelessly since March 2020 to save lives of those who have contracted COVID-19 during this pandemic. While we support the…
The City of Abbotsford is calling on Abbotsford artists and arts groups to submit an application to perform or present at this year’s Culture Days event on October 2 at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre. Abbotsford’s event is part of a national Culture…
The City of Abbotsford, in partnership with Vancity Community Foundation, is seeking applications for funding for projects that will help prevent and reduce homelessness in Abbotsford. As part of the Reaching Home program, the Government of Canada has…
Miller Pearson Consulting is sponsoring up to 25 Abbotsford children to attend a week of Abbotsford Summer Camps free of charge.  Thanks to Miller Pearson Consulting’s donation, selected kids will have the opportunity to participate in sports, swimming,…
The City of Abbotsford has announced that a municipal by-election will take place on September 25, 2021. Key Dates Nomination Period Starts:  Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 9 am Nomination Period Ends: Friday, August 20, 2021, at 4 pm Advanced Voting Days…
Fans encouraged to sign up for priority access to tickets at Canucks.com/AHL The Vancouver Canucks and the City of Abbotsford have reached a partnership agreement and officially confirmed today that the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate will…