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The new automated curbside collection program will be rolling out to Abbotsford residents beginning April 2021. Last summer, City Council approved the implementation of a new Solid Waste Operations Master Plan which outlined changes to the curbside…
The City of Abbotsford has received an $8,338,000 grant from the Provincial government under the COVID‐19 Safe Restart Grants for Local Governments program, announced Mayor Henry Braun today. The funding is part of the $540 million of joint federal/…
The B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus once again called on all provincial parties today to commit the next government to allocating at least $1-billion annually from a share of B.C.’s economic growth directly to local governments so that they can build much-…
Today, the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus (BCUMC) is calling on the next government to unconditionally allocate at least $1 billion annually from a share of B.C.’s economic growth directly to local governments so that they can build much needed infrastructure…
The new home for the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association, Tourism Abbotsford, UFV CityStudio, and Banter Ice Cream has officially opened in the renovated Centennial Building in Historic Downtown Abbotsford, announced Mayor Henry Braun today. The new…
The City of Abbotsford and Fraser Health are reminding residents to ensure they are practicing physical distancing, hygiene protocols, and following the advice of Dr. Henry and our health authorities after the high numbers of local COVID-19 cases were…
 The successful recipients of the Responsive Neighbourgood Grants have been selected for the spring/summer cycle, totaling $3,665 in project funding to date. This year, The City of Abbotsford partnered with the Vancouver Foundation and the Abbotsford…
The Abbotsford Police Department warn our citizens that if you receive a phone call in which a recorded message advises that the City of Abbotsford is offering free water quality testing, this is a SCAM.
To support the long-term viability of the farming industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC are working together to complete an Agricultural Land Use Inventory (ALUI) for the City of Abbotsford. The project…
The City of Abbotsford is advising residents that some people may experience an unusual smell in their tap water over the next few days, however, they can be aware that it is not a health concern and our water continues to meet or exceed Provincial water…
The pool and arena at Matsqui Recreation Centre will re-open on August 10th for modified swimming activities such as lane swim, aqua fit, public swim and private arena bookings. MSA Arena will also re-open on August 17th for private bookings. All other…
The City of Abbotsford has partnered with Helpseeker, a leading Canadian social enterprise with expertise in social planning, to tackle persistent and emerging community and social issues. Input is required from community members to help shape the City’s…
The City of Abbotsford has initiated a variety of FREE summer programs for the 2020 recreation season including outdoor fitness classes, outdoor sports programs, Culture Kits, and Volunteer Programs. Low cost summer camps for children 6-12 are also…
Abbotsford City Hall is now taking bookings for appointments for in-person meetings with staff. Physical distancing requirements are in place for the building and visitors will need to follow protocols when arriving for scheduled appointments.…
The recipient of the 2020 Order of Abbotsford is Gerda Fandrich for her deep commitment to public service, passion for education and fostering the next generation.