Abbotsford News

‘Basmodi Wave’ Indian farmers protest coming to Abbotsford on Sunday

200 pairs of shoes being placed outside Abbotsford city hall to represent deaths during protests

 

‘Law remains valid:’ Pastor accused of violating health orders to remain in jail

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is representing the pastor

  • Mar 5, 2021

 

2 people in serious condition after helicopter goes down on Bowen Island

Unclear how many passengers aboard and unclear where the helicopter was going

  • Mar 5, 2021

 

Abbotsford company wins four housing excellence awards

Stattonrock Design + Build's honours include Residential Renovator of the Year

B.C. applies 7% sales tax on streaming, vaping, sweet drinks April 1

Measures from 2020 budget were delayed due to COVID-19

B.C. dentists and bus drivers want newly-approved Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

BC Dental Association says dentists and their teams cannot treat patients remotely

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C. First Nation ‘outraged’ after Green MLA reveals COVID-19 outbreak

Tsartlip First Nation chief shares concerns about racist backlash, MLA apologizes

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C. First Nation demands transparency in probe into second fatal RCMP shooting

'Police have killed more Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation members than COVID'

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C. high court finds in favour of large landowner in fight over access to pair of lakes

The Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club launched legal action after the cattle company blocked road and trail access

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C. recorded $505-million liability for cleanup of contaminated sites

Contaminated sites include anything from abandoned industrial sites to pulp mills or maintenance yards

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C. top doctor has power to restrict access to a place during health hazard: lawyer

Under B.C.'s Public Health Act, Jacqueline Hughes says, Henry can restrict or prevent entry to a place

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C. transgender inmate to get human rights hearing after being held in mostly male jail

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal member Amber Prince on March 3 dismissed the pretrial's application to have Makayla Sandve's complaint dismissed

  • Mar 5, 2021

B.C.’s daily COVID-19 cases climb to 634 Friday, four more deaths

Currently 255 people in hospital, 66 in intensive care

Californians will be able to visit Disneyland in April

California to allow theme parks like Disneyland, live shows to resume at reduced capacity on April 1

  • Mar 5, 2021

Canada approves Johnson & Johnson’s 1-shot COVID-19 vaccine

It is the 4th vaccine approved in Canada and the 1st that requires just a single dose

  • Mar 5, 2021

Canada’s chief of public health hopeful as Health Canada approves 4th vaccine

'We can be really increasingly optimistic in our outlook and that is really great, says Dr. Theresa Tam

  • Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry predicts a ‘post-pandemic world’ for B.C. this summer

'Extending this second dose provides very high real-world protection to more people, sooner'

  • Mar 5, 2021

Estate of dead B.C. Hells Angels prospect to be divided between wife, secret spouse

Michael Widner's 2017 death left a number of unanswered questions

  • Mar 5, 2021

Gorillas are the first non-humans to be vaccinated against COVID-19

The San Diego zoo vaccinated 9 great apes for the virus

  • Mar 5, 2021

Hockey world paying tribute to the Great One’s father, Walter Gretzky

"His kindness was undeniable, his passion was obvious, and his impact was immense," says Prime Minister

  • Mar 5, 2021