Fraser Valley

MCC and MDS have partnered up to provide support for those impacted by the flooding in the Fraser Valley.

MCC BC and MDS team up to battle Fraser Valley flooding damage

Pair of groups partnering up to aid hard hit areas in Abbotsford and surrounding communities

 

The FVREB processed 27,692 sales in 2021, an increase of 39 per cent over the 19,926 sales last year, and a 15.5 per cent increase from the record of 23,974 sales set five years before. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board shatters all time sales record in 2021

27,692 sales processed in 2021, beating record by 15.5%

 

Abbotsford teen Alexis Mulder donated fundraised items to local homeless last week. (Submitted)

Abbotsford teen distributes fundraised items to homeless

16-year-old Alexis Mulder hands out emergency tents, emergency blankets, hygiene kits and socks

 

Former UFV student Jason Beck has moved on to a notable career with the BC Sports Hall of Fame and was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. (Submitted)

University of the Fraser Valley honours BC Sports Hall of Fame curator

UFV Distinguished Alumni Award given to BC Sports Hall of Fame’s Jason Beck

Former UFV student Jason Beck has moved on to a notable career with the BC Sports Hall of Fame and was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. (Submitted)
Freezing rain and heavy snow in winter storm forecast Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)

Freezing rain alert for Fraser Valley, Coquihalla, with heavy snow in storm forecast Tuesday

Total snowfall up to 25 cm in higher elevations, freezing rain overnight across FV, Coq, and Hwy 3

Freezing rain and heavy snow in winter storm forecast Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
The most infectious city in the Lower Mainland is now North Vancouver, with 206 cases and a rate of 19 per 100,000. In some areas, the case rate is as high of 25 per 100,000, while the most infectious area in the Fraser Valley (by a large margin), South Mission, has a case rate of 19 per 100,000. BCCDC Map showing case rates from Dec. 10 to 16.

BCCDC: Fraser Valley cities no longer most COVID-infected in Lower Mainland

Case rate has more than halved in most areas since November

The most infectious city in the Lower Mainland is now North Vancouver, with 206 cases and a rate of 19 per 100,000. In some areas, the case rate is as high of 25 per 100,000, while the most infectious area in the Fraser Valley (by a large margin), South Mission, has a case rate of 19 per 100,000. BCCDC Map showing case rates from Dec. 10 to 16.
The Abbotsford Cardinals training facility was completely destroyed by the recent flooding, but PavCo delivered the baseball team some good news by donating its used turf to the club.

Abbotsford Cardinals receive turf donation from PavCo

Portion of used turf at BC Place being donated to local baseball club hit hard by flooding

The Abbotsford Cardinals training facility was completely destroyed by the recent flooding, but PavCo delivered the baseball team some good news by donating its used turf to the club.
The UFC has donated $25,000 to flood relief efforts in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley. (UFC_CA Twitter photo)

UFC donates $25,000 to flood relief efforts in Fraser Valley

Mixed Martial Arts organization donates to United Way BC to aid locals hit hard

The UFC has donated $25,000 to flood relief efforts in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley. (UFC_CA Twitter photo)
A worker constructing the frame of a new building at Clearview Ridge, near 30th Avenue and 67th Street in Red Deer. (Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff).

Fraser Valley’s top 5 WorkSafeBC fines in 2021

All are from worksites in Chilliwack and Mission

A worker constructing the frame of a new building at Clearview Ridge, near 30th Avenue and 67th Street in Red Deer. (Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff).
Special weather statements are in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 - 11. (News Bulletin file photo)

More rain and wind to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley starting tomorrow

40 to 60 mm of rain expected, winds speeds from 60 to 80 km

Special weather statements are in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 - 11. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Abbotsford Centre and Chilliwack Coliseum can now host 100 per cent capacity events. (File photos)

Abbotsford Centre, Chilliwack Coliseum now open to 100 per cent capacity

Fraser Health has lifted the indoor venue restrictions that were originally put in place on Sept. 28

The Abbotsford Centre and Chilliwack Coliseum can now host 100 per cent capacity events. (File photos)
Real estate prices are high and so is demand, but low inventory sees those prices increase even more since. (Black Press Media file photo)
Real estate prices are high and so is demand, but low inventory sees those prices increase even more since. (Black Press Media file photo)
COVID-19 test kit. Courtesy photo

Free COVID self-test kits to be given away in Abbotsford pop-up event

Kits will be given away and training provided while supplies last

COVID-19 test kit. Courtesy photo
Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will both see another 20 to 40 millimetres of rain today. (Pixabay)

Heavy rains will continue to pour on Lower Mainland today, Dec. 1

Another 20 to 40 mm can be expected before it tapers of by evening

Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will both see another 20 to 40 millimetres of rain today. (Pixabay)
Watching the Vedder River rise on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress screenshot)

River Forecast Centre put entire South Coast on ‘flood watch’

Flood watch ‘means river levels are rising and will approach or may exceed bankfull’ conditions

Watching the Vedder River rise on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress screenshot)
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)
Get into the festive swing of things with the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s upcoming It’s a Wonderful Breakfast event. (Pixabay)

It’s a Wonderful Breakfast events will help Fraser Valley hospitals

Events planned at four restaurants, including Hope’s A&W

Get into the festive swing of things with the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s upcoming It’s a Wonderful Breakfast event. (Pixabay)
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)
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)
UFV campus in Abbotsford. (THE NEWS/files)

All 3 UFV campuses closed and classes cancelled, Nov. 16

All activities and events scheduled cancelled, exams postponed

UFV campus in Abbotsford. (THE NEWS/files)