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11 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

Affleck leads Hawks to win over Quakers

Justin Affleck scored with 53 seconds remaining in the third period to lift the Thunder Bay Northern Hawks to a 4-3 victory over the Saskatoon Quakers during the second day of action Friday at the Keystone Cup national junior B hockey championship in Abbotsford, B.C. With the win, the Northern Hawks improved to 2-1 in round-robin play.

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Yesterday | CBC News

Arson suspected in 5 suspicious Abbotsford fires

Abbotsford police suspect an arsonist may have set five suspicious fires in Abbotsford over the past 48 hours, including this one at an abandoned home on Hillcrest Avenue on Thursday morning "All five fires have started after midnight and all have been in a fairly small geographic area of central Abbotsford," said a statement issued by APD on ... (more)

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Yesterday | Maple Ridge News

Alouette student powers way to Canada-wide science fair

Last year, Ben Chisolm's science project used an electrical current to convert water to its hydrogen and oxygen components.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Canadian Business Magazine

Canada's Best Jobs 2014: Probation & Parole Officer

It's a tough job, to be sure, but being a probation or parole officer also involves lots of interpersonal work and being active in your local community.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Human trafficking the topic of upcoming meeting

Human trafficking is the fastest-growing and most lucrative criminal enterprise in Canada, according to a group dedicated to battling it, and an event on April 26 in Abbotsford aims to heighten awareness to the issue.

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Chilliwack Times

Chilliwack teacher-librarian teaching water's value

Little Mountain teacher-librarian Andrea Wirrell with Grade 4 students Wyatt Emery, Tyler Perry, Jordanna Werkman and Heaven Errand.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Playing it safe?

City manager Tim Commisso is seen in this 2012 tbnewswatch.com file photograph. The City of Thunder Bay manager says Thunder Bay will not follow Abbotsford, B.C., which is on the hook for more than $5.5 million after losing its AHL franchise.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Charges levelled against Abbotsford man

Troy Alexander Perrin is facing charges of attempted murder, assault with a weapon and abduction in relation to the Monday morning incident.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

MacLeans

One really stupid thing government spent money on

Tell us again why it makes sense for governments to subsidize sports teams? Or better yet, tell the people of the City of Abbotsford.

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Truck News

BCTA happy with border crossing improvements

An investment worth nearly $18 million in the Aldergrove border crossing is being applauded by the BC Trucking Association .

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Albany Times Union

Glens Falls hopeful again after AHL Flames announce move

The Abbotsford Heat announced today that the team will be leaving the British Columbia city at the end of the American Hockey League season but did not say where it intends to play next season.

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Prince George Citizen

B.C. woman stabbed multiple times calls police to report man fled with her baby

Police are praising a 23-year-old woman for calling for help after she was stabbed multiple times and her baby was snatched from her home in Abbotsford, B.C. Const.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Everson boy in critical condition after being struck by semi

The 3-year-old boy struck by a semi truck Saturday, April 12, remained in critical condition in the intensive care unit of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle as of 9:30 a.m. Monday.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

New executive director for The Reach named

Sheila Perry, who will begin in mid-June, takes over from previous ED Suzanne Greening, who left for a similar role at Whistler's new Audain Gallery.

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Canada.com

Man arrested after allegedly stabbing woman, taking child in Abbotsford

Abbotsford police say they have safely arrested a man who allegedly stabbed his former partner Monday morning then ran off with their 18-month-old child, who was found physically uninjured.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Brooks Bulletin

Long-time Gem resident celebrates 100th birthday

She has been a resident for the last nine years and has been an encouragement to all, walking, exercising and participating in the activities in spite of being legally blind.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home Gardening, Home, Home Listing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Pair plead guilty to stabbing on Switzer Avenue last summer

A man and a woman each charged in relation to a stabbing that took place in Abbotsford last August have pleaded guilty.

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The Abbotsford News

Depression: When darkness takes over

Abbotsford' s Erica Schmidt, 59, went missing on Oct. 5 , launching the city's largest volunteer effort t o locate a missing person.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Asian Pacific Post

Komagata Maru exhibit at Sikh Museum

The year 2014 is a significant year for Canadians as it marks the Centennial year of the Komagata Maru episode of 1914.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Telegram

Easter baking

Easter means baking in many cultures, particularly in different parts of Europe, such as Britain's hot cross buns, for example.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Recipes

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