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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 VICTORIA, BC – Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, co-…
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…
The new City of Abbotsford website is customer-focused, clear, and easy to use. It features an improved layout, responsive design that works on all mobile devices, and accessibility features, including the latest translation software offering up to 99…
Located in one of B.C.’s fastest-growing regions, the recently completed Abbotsford Law Courts will open in the new year. “This long-awaited facility will offer a wider range of justice programs and services, making it more convenient for the residents…
The BC Seniors Games Society (BCSGS) in consultation with the 2021 Greater Victoria Host Society have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 55+ BC Games. The Games were to run September 14-18, 2021. Because of the ongoing public health…
City Hall will be closed from 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021. City Hall will re-open for business on  Monday, January 4, 2021. Best wishes for a safe and enjoyable holiday season. Follow us on social media or download…
The Abbotsford Division of Family Practice, the City of Abbotsford, and multiple partners are delighted to announce the launch of the collaborative Aging Well, Planning Well initiative for seniors. Aging Well, Planning Well is a magazine and a website…
Residents and businesses will experience increased functionality and customer accessibility with a refreshed website for the City of Abbotsford, announced Mayor Henry Braun today. The website is one of the City’s key communication tools, and receives…
Thank you for taking part in our 2020 Mayor’s Christmas Card contest. We are truly amazed and delighted by the talent and creativity shown by Abbotsford students. We’ve received close to 500 contest entries and each and every submission was festive,…
The City of Abbotsford is going virtual to host its sixth annual Involve Abbotsford Symposium on November 19th 2020. This event provides a unique training and networking opportunity to help local non-profit, sports, arts, and social service organizations…