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Fraser Highway is on the left. Highway 1 is on the right. Abbotsford News file photos

BC NDP corrects itself after accidentally promising to widen the wrong highway

Party’s platform originally said it would widen Fraser Highway, not Highway 1

Fraser Highway is on the left. Highway 1 is on the right. Abbotsford News file photos
B.C.’s hospitals still have thousands of empty beds in case of COVID surge

B.C.’s hospitals still have thousands of empty beds in case of COVID surge

Interior Health at 94 per cent capacity; Fraser Health at 64 per cent

B.C.’s hospitals still have thousands of empty beds in case of COVID surge
Heavy rain, strong winds may bring power outages and localized flooding to Lower Mainland this week
Heavy rain, strong winds may bring power outages and localized flooding to Lower Mainland this week
Machine pistol among 14 firearms seized from Alaska man at B.C. border crossing

Machine pistol among 14 firearms seized from Alaska man at B.C. border crossing

Corey Scott Kettering faces charges of smuggling and prohibited firearm possession

Machine pistol among 14 firearms seized from Alaska man at B.C. border crossing
CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently

CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently

COVID-19 case counts outside of Metro Vancouver have been level since July

CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently
PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows origin of wildfire smoke

PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows origin of wildfire smoke

The smoke has prompted air-quality advisories in many areas.

PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows origin of wildfire smoke
Marshall Road and McCallum Junction shopping centre was closed after a police incident in central Abbotsford. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

IIO probes shooting after officer pepper-sprayed, assaulted outside Abbotsford Cabela’s

People in area report hearing loud bangs; suspects in custody, police say

Marshall Road and McCallum Junction shopping centre was closed after a police incident in central Abbotsford. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
A new driver in Abbotsford was busted by police going 113 km/h in a school zone. Abbotsford Police photo

New driver in Abbotsford caught going 113 km/h in a school zone

Car impounded; driver handed a $483 fine

A new driver in Abbotsford was busted by police going 113 km/h in a school zone. Abbotsford Police photo
UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday

UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday

Brook Morrison left home to go for a walk Tuesday evening

UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday
Not all parents may be told of COVID cases linked to their children’s school, health officials say

Not all parents may be told of COVID cases linked to their children’s school, health officials say

Focus will be on speaking to those ‘considered likely or potentially exposed to COVID-19’

Not all parents may be told of COVID cases linked to their children’s school, health officials say
Plainclothes Abbotsford police officer deletes cellphone video after drawing gun on innocent man

Plainclothes Abbotsford police officer deletes cellphone video after drawing gun on innocent man

‘They never asked me what I was doing there, strictly came out with guns, threatening to shoot me’

Plainclothes Abbotsford police officer deletes cellphone video after drawing gun on innocent man
Four activists face charges linked to 2019 Abbotsford hog-farm protest

Four activists face charges linked to 2019 Abbotsford hog-farm protest

Mischief and break-and-enter charges laid for incidents on four separate days prior to the protest

Four activists face charges linked to 2019 Abbotsford hog-farm protest
Vandals have damaged swing sets in playgrounds in Abbotsford five times since May. Abbotsford Police photo

Vandals targeting Abbotsford swing sets

Swings in playgrounds around central Abbotsford have been damaged on five occasions

Vandals have damaged swing sets in playgrounds in Abbotsford five times since May. Abbotsford Police photo
Mexican consulate wants answers after ‘assault’ on farmworker by Abbotsford police

Mexican consulate wants answers after ‘assault’ on farmworker by Abbotsford police

Consulate says farmworker injured after being punched & kicked by officer and attacked by police dog

Mexican consulate wants answers after ‘assault’ on farmworker by Abbotsford police
Police seized nearly 200 kilograms of methamphetamine Sunday after a pair of men allegedly crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally with an ATV and a trailer in Abbotsford.

Police seize nearly 200 kg of meth near near U.S.-B.C. border

Police say meth seizure is likely one of the largest in Canadian history

Police seized nearly 200 kilograms of methamphetamine Sunday after a pair of men allegedly crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally with an ATV and a trailer in Abbotsford.
A woman holds a sign reading “Hold Police Accountable” near police officers watching as thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Black, Indigenous people report misconduct by B.C.’s municipal police forces twice as often as others

Black, Indigenous and Middle Eastern people filed 20 per cent of all complaints with the OPCC

A woman holds a sign reading “Hold Police Accountable” near police officers watching as thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Abbotsford police used ‘less lethal firearm’ and dog in arrest of man believed to have gun

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest
COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

‘Systemic racism’ isn’t complicated. It means a child’s skin colour affects their likelihood to prosper.

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t
Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital

Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital

COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital was first declared last Friday

Eleven cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford hospital
Abbotsford care facility’s communication questioned after ‘beloved grandpas’ die of COVID-19

Abbotsford care facility’s communication questioned after ‘beloved grandpas’ die of COVID-19

Raghbir Singh Dosanjh and Ronald Young died in April after stays in Worthington Pavilion’s rehab unit

Abbotsford care facility’s communication questioned after ‘beloved grandpas’ die of COVID-19