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To help guide the direction and prioritization of projects and improvements at Mill Lake Park, the City of Abbotsford is launching a community check-in to gather feedback from residents on three potential concept plans for the park. The Mill Lake Park…
Housing targets for the first 10 municipalities selected as part of the Housing Supply Act have been released, laying the foundation for tens of thousands more homes to be built faster in areas with the greatest needs. “The housing crisis is hurting…
The City of Abbotsford and Abbotsford Downtown Business Association (ADBA) are hosting Business Walks on Thursday, September 28 in Abbotsford’s Historic Downtown to connect with local businesses and receive feedback on what opportunities and challenges…
Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Erinn Pinkerton, BC Transit President and Chief Executive Officer announced a joint…
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service (AFRS) is restricting open-flame cooking at events due to the high risk of potential injury, destruction to property and the environment. The current drought conditions and extreme fire danger rating for the City of…
With the Abbotsford International Airshow bringing aviation experts and flight enthusiasts to the City this weekend, the City of Abbotsford is encouraging people travelling to Abbotsford or through the Fraser Valley to plan ahead and arrive early to…
Following prolonged dry weather and worsening drought across the province, the Abbotsford Mission Water and Sewer Commission (AMWSC) is moving from Stage 2 (implemented July 21, 2023) to Stage 3 Water Restrictions effective immediately and is encouraging…
In support of the provincial government’s direction to residents to conserve water due to worsening drought conditions across the province, the Abbotsford Mission Water and Sewer Commission (AMWSC) is moving to Stage 2 Water Restrictions effective…
CEDAR Outreach, a local outreach society, is providing front-line intervention and supports for people living unsheltered in Abbotsford through funds from the City via a grant provided by the Union of BC Municipalities Strengthening Communities: Safe…
The City of Abbotsford, in collaboration with the Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society, Khalsa Diwan Society and the South Asian Studies Institute, is memorializing and honouring the tragic Komagata Maru incident of 1914, by commemoratively renaming…
The City of Abbotsford is gearing up for our daylong community-focused Canada Day celebrations, returning to Abbotsford Exhibition Park on July 1. The day’s activities begin at 10 a.m., at the Ag Rec building with local artisans, non-profit organizations…
To help increase opportunities for all children in Abbotsford to participate in local summer camps, the City of Abbotsford is launching a new program that will provide one-to-one support for children who are in need of an aide to be safe and successful…
To help better connect Abbotsford seniors with the resources and programs available to them, the City of Abbotsford is hosting a free all-day 55+ resource fair and symposium on Saturday, June 10 at Sevenoaks Alliance Church. This one-day event is…
Each spring the City of Abbotsford monitors the levels of the Fraser River during the annual snowmelt season, known as freshet, to assess the flooding risk along the Matsqui Dikes. As of May 1, 2023, the snow basin index in the Fraser River at Hope is…
The City of Abbotsford is excited to present its annual Canada Day event honouring our community and country at Abbotsford Exhibition Park on July 1. The daylong event will feature a parade, live entertainment, food trucks and a marketplace. The City is…