Western Turf Farms is a family run business that operates in Langley and Abbotsford. They have been devastated by the flooding in Abbotsford, have been displaced from their homes, lost crops and machinery. The family can use our support to help them through this rough time. Anything is appreciated!
Read more: GoFundMe - Support for Western Turf Farms
By Jerry Rousseau
On November 15, 2021, the fifth consecutive ‘atmospheric river’ experienced on the southwest coast of British Columbia was more than the terrain could handle resulting in massive flooding and mudslides in several areas from highway 99 near Pemberton, where 4 people were killed when their vehicle was suddenly swept off the road, to Abbotsford and the former Sumas Lake reasserting itself, to Merritt and Princeton where both towns found themselves underwater with little notice and even the WCTA’s home base of Hope, BC where 1200+ people got stranded after all routes were severed by landslides and washouts.
Read more: Flooding Adds to Already Challenging Year for Weather