The Abbotsford Police Department seized a large quantity of drugs and cash during a bust on Nov. 23. Two people have so far been charged. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

5 to start your day

Large drug bust in Abbotsford, a look at sexual harassment in the workplace and more

1. Large drug bust yields fentanyl and carfentanil

Sgt. Judy Bird said the bust resulted from an investigation that was launched after a spike in fatal drug overdoses – including five fatals in one day – that occurred in late October. See more >

2. Abbotsford lawyer suing The Bay claims he was assaulted by security guard

Greg Lanning said he just wanted the teller to cut the tag off his newly-purchased pants when a security guard stepped in, swearing and accusing Lanning of being racist towards the teller, who Lanning said was Indo-Canadian. See more >

3. Dog found wandering in Langley headed to his Alberta family

How Frankie got from Alberta to Langley will likely always be a mystery but the fact that the two-year-old pit bull is on his way home in the front seat of Scott Stevens semi today is nothing short of a Christmas miracle. See more >

4. Me Too At Work: Sexual assault and harassment in the B.C. workplace

Introducing an in-depth look at who is affected and what can be done. See more >

5. B.C. Housing wants shelter in Maple Ridge ASAP

B.C. Housing wants to provide a mix of both short-term and long-term housing in Maple Ridge, “to provide a rapid response to the growing issue of homelessness.” See more >


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