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 12.04.2015 | 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...

Girl Seen Being Carried Into Bushes

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police in Abbotsford, B.C., were cautiously optimistic Wednesday morning that a report of a missing young girl is not a case of str...

Robber Forced Abbotsford Boy To Help Search For Valuables

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police in Abbotsford, B.C., have run out of ideas in their search for a burglar who forced a 13-year-old boy to help search for val...

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...

PHOTOS: Chad Kroeger's B.C. Mansion For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

You can live like a rock star, with your own indoor hockey rink, horse barn and recording studio — if you can part with almost $9 million for Chad K...

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...

Financial Reporting Season Opens At City Halls Across B.C.

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It's that time of year again, when local governments across B.C. grit their teeth and post their annual statements of financial information for all and sundry. Depending upon your perspective, they're either a veritable treasure trove of news stories or a minefield of PR disasters waiting to happen.