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On behalf of the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus, Co-Chairs Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps released the following statement following the tabling of Provincial Budget 2021. Quotes: “Today’s Provincial budget includes measures that…
April 19, 2021 - On behalf of the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus, Co-Chairs Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps released the following statement following the tabling of Federal Budget 2021. Quotes: “Today’s Federal budget includes…
This year, the City of Abbotsford’s Community Clean-up Week is expanding to include the whole month of April.  This expanded timeframe will allow for more opportunities to give back to the community from physically-distanced supply pick-ups to more days…
The City of Abbotsford, in partnership with the Abbotsford Arts Council are proud to present Stranger Days, a new art exhibition by the Go Play Outside’s 2020 Artist In Residence, Luke Pardy. This exhibition features portrait photos that were taken at…
A virtual celebration was held today to commemorate the completion of a new transit operations and maintenance facility for the Central Fraser Valley Regional Transit System. The new site, located at 3032 Gladys Avenue in Abbotsford, opened in December…
After careful consideration, the City of Abbotsford has commissioned an RFP to gauge market interest in the Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre (TRADEX) as the first step towards transforming the property into a revenue-generating asset for the…
The City of Abbotsford is pleased to announce that Mr. Darren Lee will be assuming the position of Fire Chief to lead the City of Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services division. Mr. Lee will start his new role on March 15, 2021 and joins the City from the…
Statement from B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus and UBCM on Meeting Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming on transit and transportation needs in urban British Columbia. Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, co-chairs of…
Statement from B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus and UBCM on Meeting with the Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs on the local goverment financing system and complex care housing. Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, co-chairs of the B…
The City of Abbotsford will be facing a by-election following the resignation of Councillor Bruce Banman from Abbotsford City Council today.  Councillor Banman was elected to the Provincial Legislature in October 2020 as the Member of the Legislative…
Results from a Quality of Life Survey conducted by the City of Abbotsford in fall/winter 2020 show that Abbotsford residents have a high level of satisfaction in their connection to community and quality of life, while indicating opportunities for future…
The City is pleased to launch the first edition of Abbotsford’s Good Neighbour Guide. This guide was created to help residents and businesses understand the various regulations and bylaws to help ensure our community and neighbourhoods remain safe,…
A state-of-the-art courthouse has opened in Abbotsford that will make justice services more accessible and convenient for people in the region. David Eby, Attorney General, the chief justice of British Columbia, the chief justice of the Supreme Court,…
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, co-chairs of the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus, released  the following statement following meetings this week with Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing  David Eby and Minister of…
The City of Abbotsford is initiating an in-depth review and analysis of the City’s arenas to effectively plan for and fund current and future needs. Residents are invited to share their input online to help shape the future strategy. Background A…