Stories to Spaces: The Abbotsford International Airport

Black and white photo of two planes on a tarmac.

The Abbotsford International Airport is a significant and well-known landmark in Abbotsford today. However, how much do you know about the rich and memorable history of this site that has been around since before many of us were born?

Stories to Spaces: A History of Pride in Abbotsford

It was a dreary evening in early October of 2017 when massive numbers of Fraser Valley residents turned up at Garden Park Tower on Clearbrook Road to welcome supporters of anti-Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) curriculum. These anti-LGBTQ2S+ speakers spoke about the so-called “social contagion” that is LGBTQ2S+ communities through long speeches, videos and questions that spanned an exhausting two and a half hours.

Stories to Spaces: The Punjabi Patrika

First edition of the Punjabi Patrika from October 1st, 1996.

“Home is where family is. Today, after forty-six years, Abbotsford is home to us.”

I landed in Vancouver from Malaysia on the 30th of September, 1974. And my friend from Abbotsford was there, and decided that we would go to Abbotsford.