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The Pacific Junior Hockey League announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup, and its annual Prospects and All-Star Game events on Tuesday.

B.C.’s Cyclone Cup 2021 cancelled

Challenges related to COVID-19 cites as reasoning behind the move

The Pacific Junior Hockey League announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup, and its annual Prospects and All-Star Game events on Tuesday.
Jason Alan Obert walks away from the Creep Catchers camera crew and into the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre parking lot after being filmed Oct. 14, 2016.

Former Mission principal given 15-year teaching ban following Creep Catchers sting

B.C.’s Teacher Regulation Branch ruled on Jason Alan Obert’s punishment on Dec. 3

Jason Alan Obert walks away from the Creep Catchers camera crew and into the Sevenoaks Shopping Centre parking lot after being filmed Oct. 14, 2016.
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‘I’ve never been so scared in my life’: Hiker recounts wife’s rescue from Cascade Falls in Mission

Artur Siewierski wants to fundraise for Mission Search and Rescue Society after desperate rescue

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Principal Rob Clark posted a video to his Twitter account on Dec. 8, after having a conversation about COVID-19 stigma with one of his students. / Video image

I think it’s hard for kids: B.C. principal urges parents to talk to children about COVID

Silverdale Elementary’s Rob Clark said he spoke with a child who feared death after testing positive

Principal Rob Clark posted a video to his Twitter account on Dec. 8, after having a conversation about COVID-19 stigma with one of his students. / Video image
Danger tape blocks off driveways at a mink farm in Chilliwack on Dec. 7, 2020 after an outbreak was declared. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Chilliwack mink ranch

News spurs renewed call from animal rights groups to end the fur trade

Danger tape blocks off driveways at a mink farm in Chilliwack on Dec. 7, 2020 after an outbreak was declared. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Re-elected Maple Ridge MLAs Lisa Beare and Bob D’Eith were sworn into government virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 24.	(The News/files)

Maple Ridge MLAs virtually sworn into B.C. legislature

MLAs Lisa Beare and Bob D’Eith were sworn in along with 55 other members of the BC NDP

Re-elected Maple Ridge MLAs Lisa Beare and Bob D’Eith were sworn into government virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 24.	(The News/files)
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Zajac Ranch opening for ‘Holly Day,’ a one-day Christmas celebration on Dec. 12

Activities include exploring trees, archery, petting zoo, winter crafts, Secret Santa, wagon rides

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Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.

Mission Institution’s ‘mismanagement’ of latest COVID-19 outbreak slammed by guard’s union

Union president says a ‘rigged investigation’ followed their safety complaints at the facility

Mission Institution. Kevin Mills / Mission City Record.
A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.

Tenants say they’ve been left out in cold after apartment fire displaces 82 people in Mission

Building comes under new ownership, residents locked out with little communication

A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.
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Six thoroughbred horses seized from Mission property in BC SPCA animal-cruelty investigation

Horses suffering from malnutrition, dental issues, parasites, skin issues, hoof injuries

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Abbotsford’s Kaitlyn Cassels is visited by her mother Heather Musika while recovering in hospital. (Submitted)

Abbotsford woman to have life-long injuries after falling 27 feet from bridge

19-year-old Kaitlyn Cassels says a misstep near the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge led to a 27-foot fall

Abbotsford’s Kaitlyn Cassels is visited by her mother Heather Musika while recovering in hospital. (Submitted)
Cpl. Nathan Berze, media officer for the Mission RCMP, giving an update on the investigation at 11:30 a.m., Oct. 30. Patrick Penner photo.

VIDEO: Prisoner convicted of first-degree murder still at large from Mission Institution

When 10 p.m. count was conducted, staff discovered Roderick Muchikekwanape had disappeared

Cpl. Nathan Berze, media officer for the Mission RCMP, giving an update on the investigation at 11:30 a.m., Oct. 30. Patrick Penner photo.
Chelsa Meadus, BC Liberal party candidate for the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission, watches the election results come in with her son Preston, 13, at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre Saturday evening. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

NDP’s Bob D’Eith front-runner for Maple Ridge-Mission

D’Eith looking forward to getting back to work as riding’s MLA

Chelsa Meadus, BC Liberal party candidate for the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission, watches the election results come in with her son Preston, 13, at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre Saturday evening. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Watch the grid inside this story that will be updated tonight as the results come in.

MAPLE RIDGE-MISSION: NDP’s incumbent clear front runners as election day draws to close

With 1 ballot box still to be counted, plus the mail-in ballots to calculate, they’re 3,000+ apart

  • Oct 24, 2020
Watch the grid inside this story that will be updated tonight as the results come in.
Polls close 8 p.m. Oct 24. (BC Elections/Twitter)

Maple Ridge-Mission candidates reflect on COVID-19 election and community

The News asked questions not about policies and party platforms

Polls close 8 p.m. Oct 24. (BC Elections/Twitter)
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows’ NDP incumbent Lisa Beare, believes Reese Witherspoon – seen here in the series “The Morning Show,” could best play her on the big screen. (Special to The News Apple TV+/TNS)

Maple Ridge candidates cast themselves in dramatic comedies

ELECTION LEVITY: MLA hopefuls reveal who should play them on the silver screen

  • Oct 23, 2020
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows’ NDP incumbent Lisa Beare, believes Reese Witherspoon – seen here in the series “The Morning Show,” could best play her on the big screen. (Special to The News Apple TV+/TNS)
Thousands of people have either voted early or requested mail-in ballots in Maple Ridge provincial ridings. (Black Press Media File)

Thousands vote early or by mail in Maple Ridge area

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Mission voters are already voting

Thousands of people have either voted early or requested mail-in ballots in Maple Ridge provincial ridings. (Black Press Media File)
Maple Ridge Climate Hub’s Kirk Grayson moderated both all-candidates meetings. (Zoom screenshot)

Aspiring MLAs for Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge -Mission discuss the environment

Maple Ridge Climate Hub hosted a pair of all-candidates meetings Thursday evening

Maple Ridge Climate Hub’s Kirk Grayson moderated both all-candidates meetings. (Zoom screenshot)
Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting a pair of all-candidates forums live on Zoom tonight. (Maple Ridge Climate Hub logo)

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge -Mission candidates to discuss climate tonight

Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting all-candidates meeting focused on local environmental issues

Maple Ridge Climate Hub is hosting a pair of all-candidates forums live on Zoom tonight. (Maple Ridge Climate Hub logo)
The PJHL returns to action today (Oct. 15), with the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort getting underway starting on Saturday.

PJHL hockey season starting on Saturday for Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort group

The Abbotsford Summit Centre being used as the home rink for Ridge Meadows Flames in their cohort

The PJHL returns to action today (Oct. 15), with the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort getting underway starting on Saturday.
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