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An Abbotsford woman created this painting and auctioned it off as a way to help raise money for the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Shaina Conn Instagram)

Abbotsford woman raises close to $1,000 for flood relief with cow painting

Sumas Prairie resident Shaina Conn’s creation captures moment of heroism during floods

 

Sandbags in Huntingdon Village keep floodwaters from topping the railway tracks in the area of Second Avenue and Boundary Road on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Water levels rising in Abbotsford’s Huntingdon Village

Floodwaters continue to increase in southern Abbotsford neighbourhood on Monday afternoon

 

A mudslide has led to evacuation orders for seven properties in the Forest Ridge neighbourhood on Whatcom Road. (Andy Holota/Black Press)

VIDEO: Mudslide leads to evacuation orders on Abbotsford’s Whatcom Road

Seven units in Forest Ridge neighbourhood issued evacuation orders on Sunday

 

The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the Season of Giving promotion for the club’s next six games, which will help benefit local charities. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks announce Teddy Bear Toss as part of Season of Giving

Next six home games will see AHL team support several local charities hit hard by flooding

The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the Season of Giving promotion for the club’s next six games, which will help benefit local charities. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
The Vancouver Foundation has announced they are committing $2 million to help the Fraser Valley and the Interior of B.C. deal with recent extreme weather. (Vancouver Foundation Facebook photo)

Vancouver Foundation commits $2 million to flood relief in Fraser Valley and Interior

$1 million to go to Canadian Red Cross, $1 million as grants to local organizations on the ground

The Vancouver Foundation has announced they are committing $2 million to help the Fraser Valley and the Interior of B.C. deal with recent extreme weather. (Vancouver Foundation Facebook photo)
Abbotsford’s WestGen has donated $100,000 for flood relief efforts in B.C. (WestGen Facebook photo)

Abbotsford’s WestGen donates $100,000 to flood relief efforts

Locally based livestock genetics company gives $100,00 to BCDA’s disaster relief fund

Abbotsford’s WestGen has donated $100,000 for flood relief efforts in B.C. (WestGen Facebook photo)
Highway 1 is expected to be re-open tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 25). (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Highway 1 likely to re-open through the Fraser Valley on Thursday

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming reveals re-opening plans

Highway 1 is expected to be re-open tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 25). (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
A do not use water advisory has been issued for parts of Abbotsford’s Sumas Prairie. (City of Abbotsford photo)

Do not use water advisory issued for parts of Abbotsford’s Sumas Prairie

Notice replaces the existing boil water advisory which was issued on Nov. 18

A do not use water advisory has been issued for parts of Abbotsford’s Sumas Prairie. (City of Abbotsford photo)
The Vancouver Canucks have helped raise $1 million for flood relief efforts in Abbotsford and B.C. (Canucks photo)

Vancouver Canucks raise $1 million for flood efforts in Abbotsford and B.C.

National Hockey League team held special 50/50 draws at recent home stand to raise money

The Vancouver Canucks have helped raise $1 million for flood relief efforts in Abbotsford and B.C. (Canucks photo)
Glenda Pevie, from Newfoundland, was one of many who used Tradex as an ERC. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)

Abbotsford’s Tradex transforms into emergency reception centre

Facility is aiding about 50 people per day, could be used for several months if needed

Glenda Pevie, from Newfoundland, was one of many who used Tradex as an ERC. (Colleen Flanagan/Black Press)
Members work on clearing culverts. (CAF photo)

VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Canadian military lends a hand in Abbotsford and Fraser Valley

Members help out with a number of tasks related to the flooding of the region, aid ongoing

Members work on clearing culverts. (CAF photo)
Margarita and her baby are now resting at the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Submitted)

Margarita’s miracle baby – Abbotsford cow gives birth at former home farm

Cow moves from home to WestGen to former home at Cooper farm, gives birth in former stall

Margarita and her baby are now resting at the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Submitted)
Parts of Sumas Prairie north of Highway 19, as well as north of Sumas Way and Whatcom Road were all moved down from alert to order. (City of Abbotsford photo)

Evacuation order downgraded for several parts of Abbotsford

Parts of Sumas Prairie north of Highway 1, as well as north of Sumas Way and Whatcom Road downgraded

Parts of Sumas Prairie north of Highway 19, as well as north of Sumas Way and Whatcom Road were all moved down from alert to order. (City of Abbotsford photo)
Church members gathered and packed supplies donated for those hit hard by flooding on Wednesday (Nov. 17) and Thursday (Nov. 18). (Submitted)

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Central Heights Church, Locality gather large number of donations

Members made the call out earlier this week and the general public responded in a big way

Church members gathered and packed supplies donated for those hit hard by flooding on Wednesday (Nov. 17) and Thursday (Nov. 18). (Submitted)
Chilliwack Chiefs and Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association players one day one of the Food & Donations Drive on Wednesday, Nov. 17. They’re back at it Thursday night (Nov. 18) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Hayley Ferguson photo)

Food and donation drive for flood relief tonight at Chilliwack Coliseum

The Chilliwack Chiefs, Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association and Cheam Source for Sports join forces

Chilliwack Chiefs and Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association players one day one of the Food & Donations Drive on Wednesday, Nov. 17. They’re back at it Thursday night (Nov. 18) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Hayley Ferguson photo)
The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund has seen local groups University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford Community Foundation team up to provide help to locals. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund established by local fundraising coalition

UFV, ACOC and ACF team up to help locals dealing with issues related to recent flooding

The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund has seen local groups University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford Community Foundation team up to provide help to locals. (Twitter photo)