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The City of Abbotsford will be continuing the implementation and enforcement of the Open Air Burning Ban in alignment with the Province of British Columbia.
The Government of BC recently approved funding to the Abbotsford School District for a new elementary school next to Eagle Mountain Park. The District is currently in the planning stage for construction and the School is proposed to open in September…
Abbotsford is celebrating National Volunteer Week; an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power that volunteers bring to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world.
The deadline for paying the water and sewer utility bill from January-February 2020 has been extended from April 25 2020 to May 25 2020. In the normal course of business, customers have 30 days to pay the utility bill to receive a 5% on-time payment…
The City of Abbotsford is proud to launch a new online resource to keep residents connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. #AbbyCares is a selection of online resources to support the community, businesses, families, youth, seniors and children while we…
Approximately 120 auxiliary recreation staff no longer scheduled for work due to the temporary closure of City recreation facilities will receive lay-off notice today. All City of Abbotsford recreation centres were closed to the public earlier this month…
Effective today, the City of Abbotsford will be enforcing an Open Air Burning Ban in alignment with Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and other Provincial public health partners. Open air burning restrictions for all High Smoke…
All City of Abbotsford recreation centres were closed to the public earlier this month to support social distancing and efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19. Temporary staffing changes are now being implemented for fitness and community recreation…
Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 all City of Abbotsford playground structures and skateboard parks, and all Abbotsford School District playground structures, will be closed to the public until further notice to help in flattening the curve of the COVID-…
Based on the directions of Federal and Provincial governments and Public Health Authorities, the City of Abbotsford is closing all City facilities to the public to support slowing the spread of COVID-19. In addition to closing all recreation centres…
Effective end-of-business today, the City is closing or limiting public access to all city recreation centres and civic-facilities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and focus on providing essential city services. Mastqui and Abbotsford Recreation Centre…
On March 12, 2020 the Provincial Health Officer and Minister of Health directed the cancellation of all public gatherings of more than 250 people within the Province of British Columbia to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Travelling has improved to and from the Abbotsford International Airport, thanks to the completed expansion of Mount Lehman Road between Great Northern Avenue and the Abbotsford International Airport.
Residents are invited to share their thoughts on the role culture plays in Abbotsford to shape the development of a Culture Strategy for the City. Various engagement activities and events will give residents the opportunity to reflect on the cultural…