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BC Summer Games making volunteer push

Organizers seeking volunteers for Abbotsford event

  • Sep 14th, 2015 9:00am

Valley Huskers season opener is upon us

This year, the B.C. Football Conference team will feature eight Abbotsford boys.

  • Jul 24th, 2015 4:00pm

Nearly one year to go until 2016 Games

The 365 Days to Go event is just around the corner as the Abbotsford 2016 BC Summer Games is slated to kick off next July.

  • Jul 7th, 2015 7:00am

Canadians face familiar English side

Women’s World Cup quarterfinal action continues Saturday, June 27. Kick-off 4:30 p.m. at B.C. Place.

  • Jun 25th, 2015 12:00pm

Champ Choboter: Brebeuf senior wins B.C. high school decathlon

Zach Choboter's predominant emotion upon winning the B.C. high school boys decathlon wasn't that of elation, but surprise.

  • May 26th, 2014 2:00pm

Updated: Run for Water hits the streets of Abbotsford

The seventh annual Run for Water is underway, with roughly 4,500 people expected to hit the streets to run a variety of distances.

  • May 25th, 2014 4:00pm

Heat attendance down this season

Attendance is at the root of the Abbotsford Heat’s budget shortfalls, and ticket sales have been trending in the wrong direction this season

  • Jan 8th, 2014 1:00pm

Updated: Heat shortfall for 2012-13 season is $1.66 million

The Abbotsford Heat's operating deficit for the 2012-13 season will cost local taxpayers $1.66 million.

  • Jan 6th, 2014 5:00am

Jasper’s journey: Basketball star shares his battle with mental illness

In mid-June of last year, during a vacation in Mexico, Jasper Moedt awoke at sunrise and tiptoed up the stairs to the roof of his hotel.

  • Apr 1st, 2013 5:00am

Corporate tax hike will put pressure on business: Abbotsford chamber

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is generally supportive of the provincial budget unveiled by Finance Minister Mike de Jong on Tuesday.

  • Feb 20th, 2013 5:00am

Local business owner Charles discusses economy with PM Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper called on Abbotsford business owner Gerri Charles to participate in an economic roundtable on Friday.

  • Feb 10th, 2013 7:00pm

Heat attendance on a hot streak

For two electric evenings, the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre was the epicentre of pro hockey in Canada.

  • Nov 11th, 2012 4:00pm

It takes a village to raise an Olympic star

Many of the people who helped Sophie Schmidt get to the Olympic podium – friends, neighbours, teachers and coaches – celebrated on Saturday.

  • Aug 22nd, 2012 11:00am

Olympic medalist Schmidt returns home to hero’s welcome

Sophie Schmidt walked through the arrivals gate at Vancouver Airport with a bronze medal around her neck and a smile on her face.

  • Aug 13th, 2012 12:00pm

Heat forge ahead with school day game, despite looming teachers’ strike

The impending teacher's strike next week represents a curveball for the Abbotsford Heat, but the team is adjusting on the fly.

  • Mar 3rd, 2012 7:00pm

Heat reach out to fan who went from hockey game to hospital room

When Barry Hicks and his son Wyatt left home to watch an Abbotsford Heat game on Feb. 17, they didn't know it would be a life-altering trip.

  • Feb 28th, 2012 5:00pm

Global close to Abbotsford Heat sales goals

Global Spectrum has generated 78 per cent of its corporate sales goals for the Abbotsford Heat.

  • Jan 27th, 2012 10:00am

Nicked-up Nemisz excels as Flames beat Canucks in pre-season

CALGARY – Greg Nemisz's face was a little less pretty in the aftermath of Tuesday's split-squad exhibition game between the Calgary Flames and the Vancouver Canucks at the Scotiabank Saddledome, but in some ways, he'd never looked better.

  • Sep 20th, 2011 6:00pm

Heat news and notes: Irving rock-solid in training camp scrimmage

Abbotsford Heat goalie Leland Irving tasted his first game-type action of the pre-season on Monday, and he turned in a solid performance during an intra-squad scrimmage at Calgary Flames training camp.

  • Sep 19th, 2011 8:00pm

Heat news and notes: It’s all in the family for Ben Walter

When Ben Walter inked a two-way contract with the Flames/Heat in early July, he had no idea he'd be potentially working for his dad.

  • Sep 18th, 2011 9:00am