Abbotsford News

U.S. home builders call for end to Canadian lumber trade war

U.S. Lumber Coalition says duties a small part of record price

UBC researchers capture first images of rapidly spreading B.1.1.7 COVID variant

Researchers believe current COVID vaccines will still work on U.K. variant

  • May 4, 2021

Vancouver Canucks relocating AHL affiliate to Abbotsford for 2021-22

Canucks make announcement online, new home for club will be the Abbotsford Centre

VIDEO: Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road, leaving 23 dead

The Mexico City Metro has had at least two serious accidents since its inauguration half a century ago

  • May 4, 2021

Abbotsford’s Magnuson Ford temporarily severs ties with Canucks forward Jake Virtanen

Abbotsford dealership condemns sexual misconduct, may bring Virtanen back pending investigation

B.C. emergency alert test set for May 5

Cell phones, radios and televisions may receive a test message at 1:55 p.m.

  • May 3, 2021

B.C. Liberal legislator Mike Bernier says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

He says he was not infectious when he was at the legislature between April 19 and 22

  • May 3, 2021

B.C. student loan websites down for hours after apparent hack

Province said they are investigating the issue

  • May 3, 2021

B.C.’s COVID-19 infection, hospitalization decline continues

2,174 new cases identified over weekend, 15 more deaths

Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years of marriage

Couple have three children together

  • May 3, 2021

Canada to receive 2M vaccine doses this week as Pfizer-BioNTech ramp up deliveries

The push for more shots comes as many parts of the country remain in lockdown

  • May 3, 2021

Canadian consumers lose trust in big brands during pandemic: UVic study

Early in the pandemic, many grocery chains offered employees hazard pay, only to discontinue it months later

  • May 3, 2021

Drake, Ryan Reynolds among latest Wealthsimple backers in $750 million funding round

Wealthsimple began as an online investment manager in 2014

  • May 3, 2021

Got a pharmacy shot? Don’t try to double up on COVID-19 vaccines

AstraZeneca rollout overlaps with B.C.'s age-based program

Hope inventor combines hand sanitizer and technology with the Clean Clip

Michael Watson has taken out a patent on a personal portable automated hand sanitizer dispenser

  • May 3, 2021

IHIT investigating Surrey homicide after man dies in hospital from gunshot wound

Police say 19-year-old victim arrived at hospital in Surrey suffering from a gunshot wound Friday afternoon and later died of his injury

  • May 3, 2021

Indigenous law being steadily rebuilt in Canada, says B.C. university professor

'We don't have to argue that Indigenous people have law anymore'

  • May 3, 2021

Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine can be given to adults 30+ who can’t wait for mRNA: NACI

Panel says single shot vaccine can be especially useful for populations unable to return for second shot

  • May 3, 2021

Man killed in North Delta shooting worked at Maple Ridge prison

Man killed in targeted shooting was guard at Fraser Regional Correctional Centre