Aviation & Aerospace

Abbotsford has a thriving aviation and aerospace industry, which is a key driver, or should we say a key pilot, for the local economy. The industry is on its way up to even greater heights. The Industry Training Authority predicts this sector will need 4,000 new trades labourers, technical workers and structural technicians in the next 5 years.

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Film, Television & Special Events

The City of Abbotsford supports the BC Film Industry, also known as Hollywood North. We attract lots of filming projects to the community, and we’re not afraid of the limelight. We also have lots of unique locations for special events.

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Agriculture

The City of Abbotsford is the agriculture capital of Canada. Gross farm receipts are 3 times those of Ontario’s Niagara region, which is Canada’s second most productive agricultural area.

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Niche Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is a vibrant and vital part of the British Columbia (BC) economy. It has the biggest economic footprint, supporting 12,000 firms and 400,000 jobs.

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