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Ben Lypka

Ben Lypka

I joined the Abbotsford News in 2015.
I graduated from Langara College's journalism program in 2010 and previously spent five years covering sports, arts and community events at the Squamish Chief newspaper.

Phone
604-851-4526
Email
ben.lypka@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Ben

Vancouver’s Rogers Arena hosting WWE Friday Night Smackdown on Jan. 5

Vancouver’s Rogers Arena hosting WWE Friday Night Smackdown on Jan. 5

Vancouver is the lone Canadian stop of 27 new live event dates to start 2024
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool told to stay home by Chicago Bears

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool told to stay home by Chicago Bears

Wide receiver listed as inactive by team after comments made on Friday (Sept. 29)
VIDEO: Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games Opening Ceremony

VIDEO: Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games Opening Ceremony

Highlights from the Opening Ceremony event at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium
Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games officially open

Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games officially open

Competitions run from Wednesday to Saturday at venues all over Abbotsford
Logistical changes lead to better experience, say Abbotsford International Airshow officials

Logistical changes lead to better experience, say Abbotsford International Airshow officials

New ticket formats, better parking and traffic awareness create more enjoyable 2023 show
PHOTOS: 2023 Abbotsford International Airshow Saturday

PHOTOS: 2023 Abbotsford International Airshow Saturday

Highlights from day two of the event
Abbotsford 2023 55-Plus BC Games still accepting volunteers

Abbotsford 2023 55-Plus BC Games still accepting volunteers

Event runs from Aug. 22 to 26 at venues in and around Abbotsford
Top Spin Pickleball Club sprouts up in Abbotsford

Top Spin Pickleball Club sprouts up in Abbotsford

Indoor pickleball facility opened in June, catered for players of all ages and skill levels
Abbotsford Canucks sign four players to AHL deals

Abbotsford Canucks sign four players to AHL deals

Josh Passolt, Derek Daschke, Michael Joyaux and Jonathan Lemiuex ink one-year deals
Kalamazoo Wings, Canucks re-enter affiliate partnership

Kalamazoo Wings, Canucks re-enter affiliate partnership

Fourth time organizations have linked up, Wings bringing hockey tradition and development to table
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