News Releases

  • Grants for organization in Abbotsford

    ABBOTSFORD – Five organizations in Abbotsford have received a total of $365,500 in Community Gaming Grants from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. The…

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  • Write on! Adult literacy gets a boost in Abbotsford

    ABBOTSFORD – In the Abbotsford region, $267,530 is going to support eight community-based adult literacy projects facilitated by University of the Fraser Valley this fiscal year….

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  • Abbotsford receives grant to support multiculturalism

    ABBOTSFORD – The Provincial Government announced a grant of $5,500 for 2 multicultural organizations in Abbotsford: The Khalsa Diwan Society of Abbotsford and the AbbyFest Multicultural…

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  • Abbotsford school district gets a new set of wheels

    ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford’s school district will receive $277,567 in funding for the purchase of 3 new school buses as part of a $14 million investment…

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  • Local sport championships get a funding spike

    ABBOTSFORD – The Province is contributing $15,000 to support two upcoming Abbotsford sporting events. Funding is coming from the Hosting BC program, and will ensure the…

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  • New training opportunities for Aboriginal learners in Abbotsford

    ABBOTSFORD – Aboriginal learners from Abbotsford have new opportunities for skills training thanks to the Aboriginal Training for Employment Program (ATEP). An investment of $489,050 will…

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  • Canada and British Columbia partner to deliver on flood mitigation priority

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – The City of Abbotsford has received $890,000 for the Barrowtown Pump Station Electrical and Control Systems upgrade project. Abbotsford is now better prepared…

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  • Adult literacy programs get boost

    ABBOTSFORD – Adult learners around the Fraser Valley will get help to improve their literacy and numeracy skills thanks to funding through the Community Adult Literacy…

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  • Newcomers to Abbotsford to receive settlement services

    ABBOTSFORD – Newcomers to Abbotsford will receive enhanced immigrant settlement services to help them settle into their new lives and gain employment through $896,341 in funding…

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  • No monkeying around: more funding for school playgrounds

    ABBOTSFORD – Parent Advisory Councils (PACs) at three Abbotsford public schools are receiving a total of $48,950 in reimbursements for playground equipment.  The funding is part…

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