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Abbotsford's Ed Fast thriftiest among Fraser Valley MPs

The second lowest spender in the region was Liberal Dan Ruimy in Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge, who spent roughly $10,000 more than Fast. Conservative Dianne Watts...

'Why can't we be like that?': Defence minister recalls inspiration in Abbotsford sky

Sajjan's Conservative counterpart, Defence Critic James Bezan, was present for the speech. On Thursday morning, Bezan criticized the Liberal government during a breakfast meeting. “If...

Defence Minister to speak at aerospace show in Abbotsford

The speech takes place at 4 p.m. Sajjan will also attend the opening ceremonies of the Abbotsford International Air Show. On Thursday, the Conservative defence...

Lelu Island: 101

Abbotsford News (registration) (blog)The district also supports CEAA's draft report, Port Edward officials outlined in a letter approved by Mayor Dave MacDonald and council. ...

Abby MP Ed Fast named federal environment critic

The Globe and MailAbbotsford News (registration) (blog)Abbotsford MP Ed Fast has been named environment critic in the Official Opposition's shadow clinic, interim Conservative Party leader...

Candidate profile: Ed Fast, Conservatives

Abbotsford News (registration) (blog)He has sat in the House of Commons for nine years, but Conservative candidate Ed Fast says there is still much he...

Province, feds working to hold back mussel invasion

“In recognition of the serious threats posed by AIS to Canadian freshwater ecosystems, (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)'s AIS program focuses on activities at the national...

Local PC hopeful withdraws

The former regional district director became an NDP potential nominee last November after NDP MP Alex Atamanenko announced he would not seek federal re-election. Since...

Alex Atamanenko to host Seth Klein forum in Castlegar area

Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior, is hosting a public forum with Seth Klein, BC Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA),...

MP sounds health care alarm

British Columbia Southern Interior Member of Parliament Alex Atamanenko, in a recent letter to federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, has lamented the expiration of the...

New riding pols readying for 2015 federal election

Since the NDP's Alex Atamanenko announcement last fall of his intention not to run in the next federal election there has been some names raised...