Tyler Olsen

BC Nurses gather for rally in Vancouver (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

New contract would force B.C. health authorities to hire new nurses or pay millions

Contract would hit budgets of hospitals operating without full contingent of nurses

BC Nurses gather for rally in Vancouver (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Publication ban on name of girl killed in Abbotsford school lifted

Publication ban on name of girl killed in Abbotsford school lifted

Reimer’s family had supported an application by Black Press to lift ban

Publication ban on name of girl killed in Abbotsford school lifted
No plans yet for free WiFi on BC Transit buses

No plans yet for free WiFi on BC Transit buses

BC Transit says they are monitoring the roll-out of free WiFi on Translink vehicles

No plans yet for free WiFi on BC Transit buses
VIDEO: Realtor of massive house for sale says new ALR rules would hurt wealthy farmers

VIDEO: Realtor of massive house for sale says new ALR rules would hurt wealthy farmers

A 14,500-square-foot King Road home is the fourth largest to ever hit the market in Abbotsford

VIDEO: Realtor of massive house for sale says new ALR rules would hurt wealthy farmers
B.C. girl’s ‘brilliant’ drawing of break-in suspect hailed by police

B.C. girl’s ‘brilliant’ drawing of break-in suspect hailed by police

Man seen trying to break into cars Friday in Abbotsford was spotted by an 11-year-old girl

B.C. girl’s ‘brilliant’ drawing of break-in suspect hailed by police
A publication ban prohibits the publication of the name – or picture – of the girl killed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary in November 2016.

Black Press Media challenges publication ban on name of B.C. school stabbing victim

Victim’s family feels ‘muzzled’ by ban implemented by BC Review Board without consultation

A publication ban prohibits the publication of the name – or picture – of the girl killed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary in November 2016.
EXCLUSIVE: Foreign visitors to some B.C. hospitals often unable to pay six-figure bills

EXCLUSIVE: Foreign visitors to some B.C. hospitals often unable to pay six-figure bills

One patient faced $1 million bill after insurance claim was denied; Fraser Health wrote off the debt

EXCLUSIVE: Foreign visitors to some B.C. hospitals often unable to pay six-figure bills
Alan Mullen met B.C. legislature speaker while he was working as a correctional manager at Kent Institution in Agassiz. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Who is Alan Mullen? A new face in the developing B.C. Legislature scandal

Special adviser to Speaker Darryl Plecas has long past with Abbotsford politician

Alan Mullen met B.C. legislature speaker while he was working as a correctional manager at Kent Institution in Agassiz. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
VIDEO: Raccoon gang blamed for dozens of Abbotsford cat deaths and injuries

VIDEO: Raccoon gang blamed for dozens of Abbotsford cat deaths and injuries

Video shows raccoon gang’s pursuit of feline left with broken leg and lacerations

VIDEO: Raccoon gang blamed for dozens of Abbotsford cat deaths and injuries
Duct tape used to haul boat nets B.C. driver hefty fine

Duct tape used to haul boat nets B.C. driver hefty fine

Vessel was held with duct-tape reinforced straps on a trailer with no brakes and a handmade axle

Duct tape used to haul boat nets B.C. driver hefty fine
Disturbing video allegedly taken in two Abbotsford farms have prompted a series of investigations. Photo via PETA.

Video of hens trapped in manure at B.C. farm prompts investigation, questions

Experts skeptical of footage, but lawyer says full video confirms horrific details

Disturbing video allegedly taken in two Abbotsford farms have prompted a series of investigations. Photo via PETA.
Video surfaces of slain B.C. woman alleging abuse by partner in Peru

Video surfaces of slain B.C. woman alleging abuse by partner in Peru

Spouse of Kimberlee Kasatkin is charged with her killing while pair lived in Peru

Video surfaces of slain B.C. woman alleging abuse by partner in Peru
Multiple cars hit by falling feces at park, B.C. woman says

Multiple cars hit by falling feces at park, B.C. woman says

Abbotsford woman thought at first ‘real big bird’ with bad ‘diarrhea’ was to blame

Multiple cars hit by falling feces at park, B.C. woman says
An Island Express Air plane slid off a runway at Abbotsford International Airport last Friday during a snowstorm.

Transport Canada says Island Express Air contravened federal regulations

Airline grounded following incident; daily flights from Qualicum Beach supposed to start March 5

An Island Express Air plane slid off a runway at Abbotsford International Airport last Friday during a snowstorm.
Fentanyl-laced meth and phones seized after second prison drone drop

Fentanyl-laced meth and phones seized after second prison drone drop

A pre-Christmas drone drop was followed by a second incident in Abbotsford on Dec. 30

Fentanyl-laced meth and phones seized after second prison drone drop
MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from legislative assembly by clerk Craig James after being elected speaker at B.C. legislature, Victoria Friday, September 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Plecas: I never lied

‘If I’m guilty of anything, it’s changing my mind,’ new Speaker of legislature tells Black Press

MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from legislative assembly by clerk Craig James after being elected speaker at B.C. legislature, Victoria Friday, September 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
A NASA image taken on Tuesday shows Southern B.C. blanketed in smoke. It’s expected to lift over the coming days as a new weather front comes in.

PHOTOS: Satellite imagery show B.C.’s summer of smoke evolving over three months

NASA photos shows smoke blanketing Southern B.C. and Washington

A NASA image taken on Tuesday shows Southern B.C. blanketed in smoke. It’s expected to lift over the coming days as a new weather front comes in.
OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms
B.C.’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Jane Pritchard, says veterinarians have a duty to report suspected animal abuse. File photo

B.C.’s top vet, province’s regulating body clash over reporting of suspected animal abuse

CVBC say ‘unequivocal’ evidence needed; Chief vet says duty is to protect animals, not clients

B.C.’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Jane Pritchard, says veterinarians have a duty to report suspected animal abuse. File photo
Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas was asked to be speaker by representatives of the NDP and Greens. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

EXCLUSIVE: Liberal MLA confirms he threatened to quit party if Christy Clark stayed leader

Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas said the leadership didn’t listen

Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas was asked to be speaker by representatives of the NDP and Greens. Photo: Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News