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Video Catches Midday Brawl In Abbotsford Temple Parking Lot

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A video showing a group of young men fighting in broad daylight has raised concern with Abbotsford police, who say the incident may be linked to a str...

B.C. Teen Found Shot Dead In SUV

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Homicide investigators in B.C. are probing the death of a young man who was found dead in an SUV on Thursday night. UPDATE - 6 p.m.: The victim has...

Abbotsford Stabbing Rampage Injures 4

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A man suspected of seriously injuring four people in a stabbing rampage in Abbotsford is expected to be charged with assault. Neighbours and passer...

SCARY: Van Crashes Into Abbotsford Apartments

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A van careened into two ground-floor apartments in Abbotsford, B.C. early Friday, but remarkably no one was seriously injured. Abbotsford police sa...

Abbotsford Vandalism War A Public Safety Issue: Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - An ongoing dispute between two groups of teens and young adults in Abbotsford, B.C., has escalated to the point that police are con...

Abbotsford Sued Over Manure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Six homeless people have filed a human rights complaint against the Fraser Valley City of Abbotsford, alleging they faced discrimin...

City Evicts Homeless Camp

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Residents of a homeless camp in Abbotsford have less than 24 hours to vacate after the city issued an eviction notice on Tuesday. The notice, naile...

How Should We Deal With Homeless Camps in Abbotsford?

Ward Draper | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Impact
Ward Draper

Little to no remedies or solutions for the residents of Abbotsford at the very bottom our city's ladder have been realized or developed. The proposed solutions, the reports, and dialogue regarding the most marginalized continually seems to fall on deaf ears. It is not easy, but it is imperative that real hard actions be taken.

Big Stink Over Manure Dump

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The use of chicken manure in an effort to deter a homeless encampment is now causing a stink of another kind for officials in Abbot...

Is Abbotsford Discriminating Against Drug Users?

CBC | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The City of Abbotsford will have to answer to the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal after allegations its anti-harm reduction bylaw discriminates against dru...

'Chicken S---'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Abbotsford's homeless residents are repeatedly finding themselves up against the city and the police, as allegations emerge that authorities slashed t...

Police Pepper Sprayed Homeless, Alleges Group

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The chief constable in Abbotsford, B.C., has asked the province's police watchdog to investigate allegations that officers pepper s...

Abbotsford Sued Over Drug Access

CBC | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Advocates for needle exchanges are suing the City of Abbotsford, saying the city's bylaw which bans harm reduction centres violates basic human rights...

Costco Could Cut $10,000 From Collections, Legion Says

CBC | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Royal Canadian Legion in Abbotsford, B.C. says it’s feeling the pinch this year when it comes to selling poppies at the local Costco. ...

'It Makes Me Sick When They Say No To Harm Reduction'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Politics

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Once a week, Jamie MacDonald walks down a quiet alley in this sprawling community in British Columbia's Fraser Valley, finds a fami...

Driver Accuses Cops Of Targeting Blonds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada Living

We've heard of traffic cops targeting sports cars and red vehicles, but blonds? Really? But that's what a blond driver told Abbotsford Police Const...

Police Hunt For Abbotsford Sexual Assault Suspects

CBC | Posted 04.06.2012 | Canada

Police in Abbotsford are hunting for two South Asian men, after a 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on Thursday evening. ...