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New Mental-Health Care Beds Coming To Abbotsford

Abbotsford, BC – Construction is underway for a new 50-bed facility for adults living with mental-health challenges in Abbotsford. The new two-storey development, located at 33134 Marshall Road., will replace 30 beds from the owner-operated Sunrise Special Care Facility that…


New BC Small Business Awards Guide Features Winning Tips

Victoria/Abbotsford/Chilliwack – Communities throughout British Columbia are encouraged to take a look at the Open for Business Awards Best Practices Guide for winning tips from former award winners and finalists before submitting their Open for Business Awards applications, Naomi Yamamoto,…


MOT Shores Up Abby Overpass After Homeless Camp Damage

Abbotsford, BC (Star FM) – Ministry of Transportation operations manager Mike Kelly says there wasn’t any lasting damage under the Highway 1 overpass on Riverside Road where people in a homeless camp had dug away at the soil on the…


RCMP Need Help – Missing Man Near Boston Bar

Boston Bar, BC –   Police are continuing to seek the public’s assistance in locating a Burnaby man who was last seen on March 4, 2015 walking northbound on the Trans-Canada Highway near the China Bar tunnel. Aria Kasray, 42, is…


Abbotsford Students Impress At Public Speaking Finals

ABBOTSFORD – Public speaking is one of the most common fears for many people. However, 39 Abbotsford students faced any such fears head-on when they participated in the annual Abbotsford School District Public Speaking Finals Competition recently. The finals were…


Possible Repeat Child Luring Attempt In Chilliwack

Chilliwack, BC  – Chilliwack RCMP is warning the public about two suspected incidents of child luring that occurred in the northeast section of town. On April 30, around 6 pm, an 11-year-old girl was playing outside when she was approached…


MP Mark Strahl Honoring World War II Veterans Friday

Chilliwack BC – Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon will present a number of local World War II Veterans with a limited edition commemorative pin and certificate to mark the 75 anniversary of Canada’s engagement in World War…



LNG In BC Is A Go – A Few More Hurdles Are Left

Vancouver/Victoria (Globe and Mail)  – Let the job promotion begin. Provincial politicians will now be pushing the notion that mass job creation in the North, from LNG, is a reality. You may have noticed former Global TV News Reporter Jas…


Deadly Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Sold On Abbotsford Streets

Abbotsford, BC -IV drug users in Abbotsford have been issued a health warning. Abbotsford Police Department Bike Squad members recently submitted a sample of heroin for lab analysis after some seasoned intravenous drug users advised them of a potentially fatal…