All posts tagged "ADBA"

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    The Healing Process Part 3 – The Business Community

    By Mike Archer. The series we have begun to publish – The Healing Process – about some of the challenges facing the community of Abbotsford, has dealt with some of the background of the Abbotsford Homeless Crisis...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • The appearance of cronyism has to disappear.
    Declining Influence Of Chamber, ADBA

    Why it’s a good thing the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association now have less influence over City Hall By Mike Archer. It is no secret that the executive of the Abbotsford Chamber...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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  • Mike Archer co-owner of the Today Media Group
    Bring Back The ACS/BC Housing Project

    By Mike Archer. Now that all the campaigning and posturing is over and we have a new mayor and council, one of the first pieces of business which must be tackled is the fundamental mistake made when...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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  • Mike Archer co-owner of the Today Media Group
    Chamber, ADBA Need To Step Away From City Hall

    Why is the City of Abbotsford posting self-serving Chamber of Commerce opinion pieces before an election? By Mike Archer. The City of Abbotsford has posted a link on its website to an opinion piece about economic development...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Banman
    Does Desperate Banman Take Us All For Fools?

    By Mike Archer. Unbelievable. That’s all I can say about the attempt by the old white men, who killed the ACS/BC Housing proposal for a low barrier supportive housing project just six months ago, to save their...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Paul MacLeod
    ‘No Permit Paul’ And The Mom And Pop Businesses Of The ADBA

    By Mike Archer. So let me get this straight. According to Bob Bos and ‘No Permit Paul’ MacLeod of the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association (ADBA), and Mayor Bruce Banman, it was the small ‘Mom and Pop’ business...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Head of DWS Barry Shantz.
    Abbotsford DWS Denounces Banman’s Homeless Task Force

    Release. The Abbotsford Chapter of the BC/Yukon Drug War Survivors (DWS) announced today it believes that Mayor Banman’s Task Force on Homelessness is a sham and an insult to DWS members and the homeless community in Abbotsford....

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Berry beat Bas Stevens 4
    BerryBeat

    Abboitsford’s 33rd annual Berrybeat Festival filled the weekend in Historic Downtown with street entertainers, mini-golf, rock climbing and crowds, crowds crowds … The annual event is one of the best known community events in Abbotsford and is...

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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    Berry Festival This Weekend

    From ADBA. Everyone is welcome at this weekend’s 32nd Annual Berry Festival. Cover Photo by Win Wachsmann Let the fun and festivities of summer begin with the 33rd Annual Berrybeat Festival in Historic Downtown Abbotsford. Music, dancing,...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Deputy City Manager Jake Rudolph
    Rudolph Responds To Concerns About Coal Trains

    With the Abbotsford News reporting earlier this week about the possibility of several 2-km-long coal trains coming through downtown Abbostford every day, we decided to ask Deputy City Manager Jake Rudolph to help our readers understand what...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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