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Vikki Hopes

Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991. Over this time, I have covered crime, courts, city council and other general news and feature stories.

Phone
604-851-4530
Email
vhopes@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Vikki

Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Says ongoing court proceedings related to COVID-19 lockdowns have cost ‘a fortune’
Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Judge rules that Phil Dong was ‘relentless’ in his online attacks
More than 100 prison guards rally in Abbotsford over increased violence

More than 100 prison guards rally in Abbotsford over increased violence

Union representing correctional officers says incidents have gone up 45%
Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong to seek nomination for federal Conservatives

Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong to seek nomination for federal Conservatives

De Jong previously announced retirement from provincial politics
Corrections says water leak at Abbotsford prison complex poses no risk

Corrections says water leak at Abbotsford prison complex poses no risk

Most recent assessment concluded there was no contamination, says CSC
3 Abbotsford cops could face charges related to fatal crash during pursuit

3 Abbotsford cops could face charges related to fatal crash during pursuit

Incident in August 2022 resulted in deaths of two people fleeing police
Chemically treated water still leaking at Abbotsford prison, says engineer

Chemically treated water still leaking at Abbotsford prison, says engineer

Worker says almost 9 million litres have leaked since investigation into Matsqui complex
Alleged impaired driver arrested 2 days in a row in Abbotsford

Alleged impaired driver arrested 2 days in a row in Abbotsford

Man faces charges that include assaulting police officer
Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

BC Prosecution Service concludes that officer did not use excessive force
Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

Cop whose dog injured man during Abbotsford arrest will not face charges

BC Prosecution Service concludes that officer did not use excessive force
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