Abbotsford

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 07.08.2014 | 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 06.10.2014 | 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.

11-Year-Old Longboarder Dies In Abbotsford Accident

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An 11-year-old boy has died after a longboarding accident in Abbotsford, B.C. Dustin Mackenzie was longboarding with his friends and a cousin on Sa...

Five-Year-Old Abbotsford Girl Dies After Car Accident

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A five-year-old Abbotsford, B.C., girl who was hit by a car near her Fraser Valley home late Tuesday afternoon has now died.The you...

Seniors Bring The DRAMA To B.C. Condo Dispute

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The details of a legal fight in British Columbia have revealed bizarre and sensational claims that rival a "Real Housewives" episode. Three civil l...

'Pop-Bottle Bomb' Exposes Abbotsford Police To Fumes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Two so-called pop-bottle bombs have exploded in Abbotsford, B.C., in one case releasing gases noxious enough to overcome a police o...

Time For Auditor General To Turn Up The Heat On Abbotsford

Jordan Bateman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

How bad was the taxpayer payout? During the Heat's five-year run, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation calculates every attendee benefited from a $21.48 taxpayer subsidy -- every fan, every seat, every game, for five expensive seasons.

Abbotsford Loses Its Heat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - The Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League is leaving the City of Abbotsford.Mayor Bruce Banman announced Tuesday that the t...

Man Arrested For 'Barbecuing' Meth

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A report of a bad smell led police to a man cooking suspected methamphetamines on his third-floor apartment balcony. The man was even apparently ye...

This Tiny B.C. Home Has Everything You Need

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. landscaper has found a way to avoid a big mortgage and still live in the house of her dreams: she built it herself. All 130 sq. ft. of it. ...

Cross-Border Drug Runner Suspects Nabbed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are crediting cross-border teamwork in the arrests of two suspected drug smugglers.Const. Ian MacDonald...

When Will The Cries Of Abbotsford's Homeless Be Heard?

Ward Draper | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ward Draper

Our civic government voted against the rezoning application from Abbotsford Community Services -- a rezoning application necessary to bring a 20-bed housing facility to life. The project, aimed at getting men who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless into a safe and supported environment, was burned to the ground by egos, pipe dreams, and private agendas. Why must our leaders be so consistently blind to the call of justice and mercy? Why must our city consistently violate and victimize the humans living in our alleys and ditches?

Possible Human Remains Found In B.C.

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Abbotsford police say a person walking along the Fraser River off Walters Street in north Abbotsford around 8 a.m. PT Sunday found what appeared to...

Alleged Gun Smuggler Caught At Abbosford Border

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - An American man accused of attempting to smuggle five firearms across the border into B.C. is facing charges.The Canada Border Serv...

Beloved Teacher Serenaded Before Dying

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Almost all of the elementary students at a B.C. school stood in the rain and sang to Julie Loland, a beloved teacher, outside her hospital room one da...

She Wanted To Die With Dignity, Now She's Being Spoon-Fed

CBC | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The family of an Alzheimer's patient who wanted a care facility to stop feeding her so she could die with dignity has lost their battle in B.C. S...

Abbotsford Repeals Controversial Bylaw

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Councillors in Abbotsford, B.C., have voted to remove a nine-year-old bylaw that prevented the local health authority from distribu...

Abbotsford Could Repeal Controversial Bylaw

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Councillors in a Vancouver-area community where harm-reduction services are prohibited were set to consider a motion Monday evening...

Gangster Killed In Abbotsford

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A man stabbed to death in Abbotsford was a known gang affiliate whose death does not appear to be random, police said Friday.Sgt. A...

Abbotsford Homeless "Declare War" On Local Businesses?

Leland Dieno | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Leland Dieno

In Abbotsford, a letter allegedly from "The Abbotsford Downtown Homeless Association" was recently delivered to the doors of local businesses. The letter was snapped and posted all over Facebook, sparking huge debates regarding the homeless in the city. Before seeing this post, I had no idea there was so much going on with the homeless in Abbotsford.

Sled Dog's Second Chance

CBC | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An Abbotsford, B.C., woman has adopted a former sled dog that once belonged to Robert Fawcett, the man convicted of animal cruelty for the slaughter o...

Have You Seen This Man?

CBC | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police are hunting for a man caught on surveillance camera in an Abbotsford veterinary clinic Monday night, after a woman working there was sexually ...

Abbotsford Woman Sexually Attacked

CBC | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are investigating after a man attempted to expose himself to a woman and then attacked her on Gladwin Road on Thursday nig...

LOOK: Shipping Containers As Homeless Shelters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

As temperatures drop below zero, homeless advocates around B.C. are thinking inside, as well as outside the box to come up with solutions for housing ...