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The 13 mayors representing more than 55 per cent of British Columbians are once again calling on the Provincial Government for the urgent implementation of complex care housing solutions to support the most vulnerable residents in their communities.…
Based on the direction from Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and the BC Government, the City of Abbotsford is reducing services at Matsqui Recreation Centre and Abbotsford Recreation Centre and cancelling all gatherings booked at City…
The City of Abbotsford has issued a Do Not Use Water (Flush Only) Advisory for Sumas Prairie. This is being done under the attached notice in conjunction with Fraser Health.  This Advisory replaces the previous BOIL WATER ADVISORY issued on November 18.…
The City of Abbotsford will be restoring water supply to the existing isolated Sumas Prairie water distribution system. This is being done under the attached Boil Water Advisory in conjunction with Fraser Health. Water will be introduced pipe by pipe, as…
The City of Abbotsford is issuing an immediate and urgent notice to all residents that did not evacuate the Sumas Prairie earlier today to evacuate immediately. Conditions within the Sumas Prairie within the last hour have escalated and pose a…
A state of local emergency has been declared for the City of Abbotsford following extreme rainfall that has resulted in several localized emergencies within the City. Various small mud slides and localized flooding have occurred in many areas within the…
The City of Abbotsford is committed to providing a safe workplace, as well as protecting staff and members of the public who may be utilizing our services.  To further support this commitment, the City will be implementing a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy…
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 cards…
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…