Tyler Olsen

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down
Two-month-old Lucas is recovering in hospital for weeks after contracting meningitis. Lucas’s mother, Liz Georgelin, brought the boy to Abbotsford Regional Hospital on Jan. 27, but was sent home after a brief visit with a doctor. Submitted

Baby with meningitis suffers stroke after being sent home from crowded B.C. emergency room

‘I thought once I got to the hospital, we’re safe,’ Maple Ridge mom says after infant nearly dies

Two-month-old Lucas is recovering in hospital for weeks after contracting meningitis. Lucas’s mother, Liz Georgelin, brought the boy to Abbotsford Regional Hospital on Jan. 27, but was sent home after a brief visit with a doctor. Submitted
B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?

B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?

Only a small portion of millions of dollars of forgotten or unclaimed money is ever claimed

B.C. non-profit has $150 million of unclaimed cash & cheques. Does some belong to you?
INFOGRAPHIC: See how fast your B.C. city grew in 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: See how fast your B.C. city grew in 2019

The province’s fastest-growing municipalities were located on Vancouver Island

INFOGRAPHIC: See how fast your B.C. city grew in 2019
The word ‘landlord’ is too negative, one B.C. councillor says

The word ‘landlord’ is too negative, one B.C. councillor says

Coun. Dave Loewen says term should be replaced by ‘rental housing provider’ in new housing strategy

The word ‘landlord’ is too negative, one B.C. councillor says
COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

Long odds that babies would be delivered so regularly within first minutes of midnight on Jan. 1

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies
INFOGRAPHIC: B.C.’s most-crowded hospitals are in Fraser Valley, Northern B.C.

INFOGRAPHIC: B.C.’s most-crowded hospitals are in Fraser Valley, Northern B.C.

See if your local hospital’s in-patient wards operated over capacity in 2018/19

INFOGRAPHIC: B.C.’s most-crowded hospitals are in Fraser Valley, Northern B.C.
‘I don’t want to die,’ says woman stuck in B.C. hospital ER with pneumonia & heart condition

‘I don’t want to die,’ says woman stuck in B.C. hospital ER with pneumonia & heart condition

Woman with pneumonia spent days next to ER doors, slept in friend’s car in parking lot

‘I don’t want to die,’ says woman stuck in B.C. hospital ER with pneumonia & heart condition
B.C. universities post $340 million worth of surpluses thanks to international student tuition

B.C. universities post $340 million worth of surpluses thanks to international student tuition

Students call for spending as international enrolment produces huge surpluses at many universities

B.C. universities post $340 million worth of surpluses thanks to international student tuition
INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?

INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?

B.C. university and colleges posted a combined $340 million surplus in 2018/19

INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?
Facing case backlog, B.C.’s information commissioner says office may need more money

Facing case backlog, B.C.’s information commissioner says office may need more money

Information and privacy commissioner calls on governments to give more information to public

Facing case backlog, B.C.’s information commissioner says office may need more money
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast declined a role in the Conservative shadow cabinet, saying Andrew Scheer deserves a team that ‘fully supports his leadership.’                                File photo/CP

B.C. Conservative MP Ed Fast declines critic role, cites Scheer’s leadership

Longtime local MP said Conservative leader was entitled to team that ‘fully supports his leadership’

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast declined a role in the Conservative shadow cabinet, saying Andrew Scheer deserves a team that ‘fully supports his leadership.’                                File photo/CP
Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr.                                File photo

Abbotsford police chief mulls more enforcement of homeless lawbreakers

‘When all else has failed we have to hold people accountable,’ Police Chief Mike Serr tells council

Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr.                                File photo
Some cancer patients waiting longer for surgery as B.C. puts focus on hips, knees

Some cancer patients waiting longer for surgery as B.C. puts focus on hips, knees

Abbotsford doctors say focus on joints and a lack of anesthesiologists leave local patients waiting

Some cancer patients waiting longer for surgery as B.C. puts focus on hips, knees
Supportive housing projects, like The Village in Chilliwack, don’t drive down property values of nearby homes, a new study says. Jenna Hauck/The Progress/File photo

Supportive and low-income housing doesn’t hurt nearby property values, B.C. study says

Study found no connection between home values and proximity to supportive housing

Supportive housing projects, like The Village in Chilliwack, don’t drive down property values of nearby homes, a new study says. Jenna Hauck/The Progress/File photo
The 2011 National Household Survey found under half of Abbotsford residents identified as Christian.

Is Abbotsford still B.C.’s Bible Belt?

Statistics suggest less than half of city’s residents call themselves Christians

The 2011 National Household Survey found under half of Abbotsford residents identified as Christian.
Abbotsford Regional Hospital                                File photo

Daughter of man charged in Abbotsford nurse attack says she warned hospital of danger

Jen Goodkey pleads for help and warns that her father is ‘very dangerous’ while in state of psychosis

Abbotsford Regional Hospital                                File photo
Nurse suffers broken jaw in patient ‘ambush’ at Abbotsford hospital

Nurse suffers broken jaw in patient ‘ambush’ at Abbotsford hospital

Union says patient used exercise weight to strike nurse

Nurse suffers broken jaw in patient ‘ambush’ at Abbotsford hospital
B.C. police chief to speak to Liberal candidate after second ad appears featuring photo of officer

B.C. police chief to speak to Liberal candidate after second ad appears featuring photo of officer

Jati Sidhu had said an ad with the same photo posted last Friday was ‘not appropriate’

B.C. police chief to speak to Liberal candidate after second ad appears featuring photo of officer
Brenda Hughes (left) and Denean Worms were killed by Terrence Burlingham in 1984 near Cranbrook. Submitted

B.C. double-killer’s ‘sexual sadism’ worried parole officials last year, documents reveal

Terrence Burlingham’s first of 12 escorted temporary absences in Abbotsford to occur this evening

Brenda Hughes (left) and Denean Worms were killed by Terrence Burlingham in 1984 near Cranbrook. Submitted