The Valley Roundup: Community leaders receive doctorates, New resident artist, Update on floods

A painting of a Woman stacking glassware in a pyramid shape
A painting by Cara Guri. Photo courtesy of The Reach Gallery.
Stephen Munga - CIVL - AbbotsfordBC | 07-06-2022
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Reporting from Canada’s original #1 campus radio station, on unceded and traditional stó:lō territory.


UFV is giving out honorary doctorates to four Community leaders

Indigenous teacher Dr. Jo Ann Archibald, Abbotsford-based developer Diane Delves, agribusiness tycoon Peter Dhillon, and indigenous focused counsellor Shirley Turcotte will be honoured at UFV’s convocation this month. 

The City of Abbotsford names Cara Guri the 2022 artist in residence

In collaboration with the Abbotsford Arts Council, Guri was selected following a two-month submission process, for the Go Play Outside artist in residence paid summer program.

CIVL’s Surjit Atwal and Abbotsford south MLA Bruce Banman give an update on the Fraser Valley floods

Banman sat down with Atwal to answer questions about where the city is regarding last year’s devastating floods. Listen to the full story at



For the story, listen below.