Why You Should Spend This Summer In Abbotsford

Christine Blanchette | Posted 05.18.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Christine Blanchette

Summer is a great time to explore B.C., with the many outdoors activities and festivals. While some will make the drive straight to Vancouver, the more enlightened traveler will stop by and visit Abbotsford, which is the largest city in the Fraser Valley. According to Destination B.C., Abbotsford is known as the "City in the Country" for its agricultural, hospitality and outdoors activities.

Snowfall Records Smashed In Vancouver Region

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada British Columbia

Here it comes again!

Abbotsford Police Investigate Racist Flyers Distributed By ‘Idiots'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada British Columbia

Police have security video showing a Dodge Ram truck they believe was distributing the pamphlets.

B.C. Principal Charged With Child Luring After 'Creep Catchers' Video

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The vigilante group met with police officers.

B.C. Driver Ranting In Racist Video Turns Himself In To Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

His racist rant went viral after being caught on tape.

Police Looking For Suspect Charged In Racist Video Tirade In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Arrest warrants are out for Kerry Vernon Corbett.

Racist Angry Over B.C. Parking Ticket Hurls Slurs At Witness

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Abbotsford police know who he is.

Abbotsford -- The Hidden Gem Of Southern B.C.

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love uncovering hidden gems and when someone told me about Abbotsford, I was delightfully surprised. During my visit, I was touched by the farming community and how deeply they care for what they are doing. It is truly a way of life for them and the region.

Abbotsford Girls Found Wandering Might Have Been Drugged: Police

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police in B.C. are investigating an alarming situation where two teen girls appear to have been drugged. Last weekend, Good Samaritans spotted a 16...

High-Risk Sex Offender Moving To New City In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.31.2016 | Canada British Columbia

He has been jailed before for breaking his release conditions.

Suspected Explosive Device Found At B.C. Border Crossing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada

Three people are in custody.

Armed Dispute Led To Abbotsford School Lockdowns: Police

CP | Posted 12.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The suspects were tracked from a home to Robert Bateman Secondary.

Abbotsford Bystander Killed In Shooting Targeted At Neighbour's Home

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A 74-year-old man happened to be standing outside, said police.

Son Of B.C. Liberal MLA Charged With Dangerous Driving

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada British Columbia

A special prosecutor reviewed an Abbotsford incident involving Ryan Plecas and another man.

B.C. Principal Suspended For 'Inappropriate' Relationships

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

He used his position to pursue three teaching assistants under his supervision.

RCMP Helicopter, Police Shut Down Massive B.C. Bush Party

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

There were no arrests or injuries, but a rear window of an Abbotsford police SUV was smashed by a rock.

Abbotsford Gas Station Stabbing Leaves Man Dead

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Investigators are collecting evidence from both the gas station and the hospital parking lot.

17 Abbotsford Police Officers Under Investigation

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. misconduct investigation began with the arrest of a constable on drug and conspiracy charges.

22-Year-Old Arrested At Abbotsford Teen's House Party

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The 14-year-old host threw the party because his parents were out of town.

B.C. Police Inspector To Donate Kidney To Fellow Officer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Forget about a million-dollar jackpot. A British Columbia police detective says he's won the lottery on life after one of his super...

Family Fined By B.C. Condo Council For Noisy Kids

CBC | Natalie Clancy | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. woman says she is being forced out of her home by her strata council — because her children play too loudly. Kathryn Mackenzie lives with ...

Off-Duty Abbotsford Officer Fatally Hits Teen Pedestrian

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 14-year-old pedestrian has died in hospital after being struck by a car driven by an off-duty member of the Abbotsford Police Department in B.C. ...

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...

Abbotsford Driver Takes Drive-Thru Too Literally

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police confirm driver taken in for impaired investigation witnesses say he did not try and stop— Kevin Macdonald (@kevina...

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...