Council Blogs

Mayor Siemens participated in this year’s Leap of Faith skydiving fundraiser benefitting Cyrus Centre.

One giant leap for youth facing homelessness

Mayor Siemens was recently treated to an unforgettable view of Abbotsford as he watched our community hurdling towards him at 200 km/h. And it was all for a great cause.

On July 11 the Cyrus Centre youth shelter held their annual “Leap of Faith…

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Stoney Creek Spill

All of us on Abbotsford City Council were deeply concerned to learn of the environmental spill impacting Stoney Creek in Bateman Park on July 3, 2024. Stoney Creek is a beloved park in our community where residents and visitors come to walk their dogs…

Mayor and Council get in the Canada Day spirit.

Wishing Canada a happy birthday

This long weekend we’re marking the start of summer in Abbotsford with our annual Canada Day celebration at Exhibition Park.

As a City Council we love events that bring the community together in the spirit of joy and unity and we’re excited to…

Councillors Driessen and Barkman visited Campbell's Gold Honey Farm and Meadery as part of the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Agriculture Bus Tour.

Getting a closer look at our agriculture industry

A recent tour of several members of our local agricultural sector highlighted again how significant agriculture is in and for our community, and how it’s connected to everything we do.

On June 14 Mayor Siemens and Councillors Barkman, Chahal…

Mayor and Council congratulate this year’s crop of graduating students.

Congratulations to the Classes of 2024!

Educational and vocational pursuits prepare our residents and serve as a solid foundation for their future endeavours. As a Council, we want to take a moment to recognize this year’s graduating classes.

Grads of 2024, this one is for you.