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LETTER: Education is key to creating an equal world

Aldergrove reader ‘resentful’ of response by Christian Heritage Party candidate

  • Oct 29, 2020

 

A group of Abbotsford secondary principals’s and vice-principals are at a retreat in Whistler this weekend. (Whistler.com photo)

Abbotsford principals attend retreat in Whistler despite COVID-19 gathering restrictions

Reported group of 20 did follow COVID-19 protocols during Whistler Pro-D event, says school district

 

The family and friends of Abbotsford resident Kaitlyn Cassels have launched a GoFundMe for her after she suffered serious injuries following a bad fall on Thursday night. (Submitted)

GoFundMe created for Abbotsford woman after horrible fall

19-year-old Kaitlyn Cassels suffers many injuries after falling 27 feet off Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge

 

Students at Langley’s Brookswood school were among an estimated 85,000 students who cast ballots representing all 87 electoral districts in the province, mirroring the actual election (file)

How would young people have decided the B.C. election? We have an answer.

In Langley, Maple Ridge and neighbouring Abbotsford ridings, the winners would be the same

Students at Langley’s Brookswood school were among an estimated 85,000 students who cast ballots representing all 87 electoral districts in the province, mirroring the actual election (file)
BC Liberal candidate Bruce Banman speaks at his campaign headquarters Monday evening. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Liberal Bruce Banman declared winner in Abbotsford South

Banman defeats NDP, Green and Christian Heritage Party opponents

BC Liberal candidate Bruce Banman speaks at his campaign headquarters Monday evening. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Abbotsford West BC Liberal candidate Michael de Jong greets a small group of supporters at his campaign office Monday evening. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Liberal Michael de Jong declared winner in Abbotsford West

Incumbent MLA wins again in Abbotsford West, has held seat since 1994

Abbotsford West BC Liberal candidate Michael de Jong greets a small group of supporters at his campaign office Monday evening. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Mike de Jong, Abbotsford West’s Liberal incumbent leads in that riding.

Liberal incumbent Mike de Jong leads polls in Abbotsford West

Polls have closed votes are being tabulated to determine Aldergrove’s new MLA and BC’s new leader

Mike de Jong, Abbotsford West’s Liberal incumbent leads in that riding.
Bruce Banman keeps his lead in Aldergrove South

Liberal Bruce Banman leads polls in Abbotsford South

Polls have closed votes are being tabulated to determine Aldergrove’s new MLA and BC’s new leader

Bruce Banman keeps his lead in Aldergrove South
The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)

Canadian Premier League possibly eyeing Fraser Valley expansion

Soccer league looking to add ninth team to the mix, B.C. markets potentially rumoured

The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford South Liberal candidate Bruce Banman told the Aldergrove Star that Michael Buble would play him in a musical satire. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, ANSA)(Special to The Star)

Aldergrove candidates cast themselves in spy thrillers, social dramas, and Middle Earth

ELECTION LEVITY: MLA hopefuls reveal who should play them on the silver screen

Abbotsford South Liberal candidate Bruce Banman told the Aldergrove Star that Michael Buble would play him in a musical satire. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, ANSA)(Special to The Star)
The family of Anika Janz, who died after collapsing at school, has launched a GoFundMe to assist with funeral proceedings. (GoFundMe photo)

Family of student who died launches GoFundMe

Rick Hansen Secondary School student Anika Janz, 14, died after collapsing in PE class

The family of Anika Janz, who died after collapsing at school, has launched a GoFundMe to assist with funeral proceedings. (GoFundMe photo)
The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks agree to two-year deal

Two sides avoid arbitration, Virtanen will receive average annual salary of $2.55 million

The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)
Aldergrove Elks Club put up a mural which they hope kids can help finish in the coming months. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: ‘Community Carries On’

Aldergrove Elks hoping kids can finish mural by painting other side of new plywood installation

Aldergrove Elks Club put up a mural which they hope kids can help finish in the coming months. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Sunil Vasdev moved their Schnitzelz restaurant from Aldergrove to Abbotsford after Alder Inn fire last fall. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Schnitzelz reopens in new location one year after Alder Inn fire

Owner Sunil Vasdev moved his restaurant to Abbotsford at 33324 South Fraser Way

Sunil Vasdev moved their Schnitzelz restaurant from Aldergrove to Abbotsford after Alder Inn fire last fall. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract

Yale Hockey Academy product files for arbitration with Canucks, hearing set for Oct. 28

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)
A Rick Hansen Secondary School student died in hospital after suffering a medical incident in class on Monday. (File photo)

Abbotsford student dies after medical incident in class

Rick Hansen Secondary School offering additional counselling for students who require it

A Rick Hansen Secondary School student died in hospital after suffering a medical incident in class on Monday. (File photo)
The parents of Samwel Uko have opened legal proceedings against the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Saskatchewan provincial government related to their sons death by suicide.

Family of dead B.C. football star sues Saskatchewan government

Parents of Samwel Uko, who died by suicide in May, file statement of claim seeking damages

The parents of Samwel Uko have opened legal proceedings against the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Saskatchewan provincial government related to their sons death by suicide.
An Abbotsford woman filmed unusual activity in the sky on Wednesday night.

VIDEO: Abbotsford woman records unusual object in the sky

Apparent unidentified flying object spotted on Wednesday night near McCallum Road exit

An Abbotsford woman filmed unusual activity in the sky on Wednesday night.
Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)