Patrick Penner

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings

Staff claim being misled prior to merge vote; company using COVID-19 as excuse for cuts

Ex Prospera Credit Union staff describe layoffs as ‘purge’ following merger with Westminster Savings
Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man

Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man

Wesley Holdsworth was last seen in Mission on June 9

Mission RCMP request public’s help locating missing man
Mission RCMP units on scene at the property on Dewdney Trunk Road. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Mission shooting sends man to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

Suspect arrested; shooter knew the victim and not gang related, Mission RCMP say

Mission RCMP units on scene at the property on Dewdney Trunk Road. Shane MacKichan photo.
Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Kevin Barata ran up and down Ledgeview Trails 32 times, exceeding elevation of Mt. Everest

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon
Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Homeless person struck by freight train in Abbotsford

Victim required airlift to hospital, MacLure Road shut down for hours

Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.
Photo taken from Google Maps.

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford fruit processing plant

Five employees at Nature’s Touch test positive, facility voluntarily closed until May 25

Photo taken from Google Maps.
Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.

VIDEO: Good Samaritans save woman, baby from burning Jeep on B.C. highway

Jeep burst into flames minutes after roll-over crash caused by road rage

Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.
Video submitted by Cara Mckenzie.

VIDEO: Black bear hops backyard fence to say hello to Abbotsford family

Video taken from house on Applewood Drive on Sumas Mountain

Video submitted by Cara Mckenzie.
Highway One in Langley was strewn with wreckage from multiple car collisions Wednesday night, after cops chased a suspect fleeing in a truck just after 7:30 p.m. (Curtis Kreklau photo)

Raft of charges recommended for suspect in Highway 1 carjacking crime spree

Surrey man crashes on Highway 1 in Abbotsford, steals a truck, crashes again in Langley

Highway One in Langley was strewn with wreckage from multiple car collisions Wednesday night, after cops chased a suspect fleeing in a truck just after 7:30 p.m. (Curtis Kreklau photo)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Abbotsford teens start skateboard-wax company named after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
One of the “incel” cartoons featured in the documentary which did not contain graphic-sexual imagery. Screenshot taken from Vice documentary, “This is what the life of an incel looks like.”

B.C. teacher suspended for showing ‘incel’ documentary to Grade 12 class

Video contained violent ‘graphic, cartoon-like, sexually-explicit’ images of women as sex objects

One of the “incel” cartoons featured in the documentary which did not contain graphic-sexual imagery. Screenshot taken from Vice documentary, “This is what the life of an incel looks like.”
Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)                                Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)

Concert fundraiser for victims of Nova Scotia massacre organized by B.C. police officer

“Artists for Nova Scotia,” to be streamed on May 8; has goal of raising $50,000

Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)                                Mourners, asked to wear red on Friday, are seen near a mural dedicated to slain Royal Canadian Mounted Police Const. Heidi Stevenson, during a province-wide, two-minutes of silence for the 22 victims of last weekend’s shooting rampage, in front of the RCMP detachment in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Friday, April 24, 2020. (Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP)
Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission Institution: Voices from inside Canada’s worst COVID-19 prison outbreak

Families speak out over conditions as class-action lawsuit filed against federal government

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis. File Photo.

Federal handling of COVID-19 outbreak at Mission Institution criticized by MPs, advocates

MPs joint statement takes aim at Correctional Service Canada, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis. File Photo.
5 inmates hospitalized from COVID-19 at Mission Institution, 4 corrections officers test positive

5 inmates hospitalized from COVID-19 at Mission Institution, 4 corrections officers test positive

The facility’s outbreak has infected 30 people: all of B.C.’s federal prison cases

5 inmates hospitalized from COVID-19 at Mission Institution, 4 corrections officers test positive
Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. Black Press file photo.

Corrections Canada numbers show Abbotsford prison has COVID-19 case

Inmate moved from Mission Institution to Pacific Regional Treatment Centre has positive test

Pacific Institution in Abbotsford. Black Press file photo.
Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at Mission Institution; two other tests pending

Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at Mission Institution; two other tests pending

15 staff self-isolating waiting results, says correctional officer

Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at Mission Institution; two other tests pending
Facebook photo.

Captain America joins friendly Abbotsford Spider-Man to take down trash

Local garbage crew bringing smiles to city amid pandemic

Facebook photo.
Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

20 to 25 cm expected from Hope to Merritt

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway
Photo by Ana Maria Dacol/Creative Commons.

High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. man says he skips puffs to save money, but others have it worse

Photo by Ana Maria Dacol/Creative Commons.