Local Stories

Abbotsford Rice Paddies Thriving

For five years Masa and Yukiko Shiroki have farmed rice paddies in Abbotsford. In the summer if you venture behind EcoDairy off Sumas Way, you’ll find the husband and wife team knee-deep…

How to Spend Mother’s Day in Abbotsford

An elegant high tea experience, relaxing spa day, window shopping, and much more. We’ve come up with a list of fun things to do with your Mom this Mother’s Day because at…

Fall in love with Abbotsford

Although Abbotsford might not be known as the spot to go for a romantic weekend away, we believe that after a few days in the city you’ll have changed your mind. We’ve…

Valley Views: 5 Kid-Friendly Trails

With over 2,584 acres of parkland, there is an outdoor space for everyone to enjoy this spring. Bike, walk, or run to one of these local trails to get your nature fix!…

Hikes and Walks around Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s natural location nestled between prairies and mountains boasts many interesting walks and hikes for all experience levels. Urban parks and forests are well-maintained and offer easy access for afternoon strolls and…

Explore Trethewey House Heritage Site

If you live in Abbotsford chances are you’ve driven past Trethewey House. Or maybe you’ve heard the story of J.O. Trethewey, a lumber baron who was responsible for the leadership of the company…