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Ben Lypka

Ben Lypka

I joined the Abbotsford News in 2015.
I graduated from Langara College's journalism program in 2010 and previously spent five years covering sports, arts and community events at the Squamish Chief newspaper.

Phone
604-851-4526
Email
ben.lypka@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Ben

Fraser Valley venues have not heard from proposed Major League Hockey start-up

Fraser Valley venues have not heard from proposed Major League Hockey start-up

MLH initially identified Fraser Valley as a franchise, but have not contacted four major venues
Rappers T.I., Fat Joe and Fabolous headline upcoming Abbotsford concert

Rappers T.I., Fat Joe and Fabolous headline upcoming Abbotsford concert

Celebration of 2000s hip hop coming to Abbotsford's Tradex on Friday, Oct. 4
Abbotsford Canucks sign Dino Kambeitz to one-year contract

Abbotsford Canucks sign Dino Kambeitz to one-year contract

Canucks sign former Bakersfield Condors player for the 2024-25 season
Vernon's Cooper Humphreys wins second straight B.C. Amateur crown

Vernon's Cooper Humphreys wins second straight B.C. Amateur crown

Humphreys becomes first player to win consecutive titles since Abbotsford's James Lepp
Abbotsford Canucks release 2024-25 regular season schedule

Abbotsford Canucks release 2024-25 regular season schedule

Canucks again playing 64 of 72 games against Pacific Division rivals, also visit and host Manitoba and Laval
Taco Smackdown event coming to Abbotsford this summer

Taco Smackdown event coming to Abbotsford this summer

Mexican celebration will see wrestling, food truck, vendors and kid's zone at Tradex
Abbotsford's Ledgeview Golf Club hosting B.C. Amateur Championship

Abbotsford's Ledgeview Golf Club hosting B.C. Amateur Championship

Event runs from July 9 to 12 with 156 golfers from all across B.C. competing
Over 1,000 fish dead following spill at Abbotsford's Stoney Creek

Over 1,000 fish dead following spill at Abbotsford's Stoney Creek

More than 1,200 fish saved – Stoney Creek Trail area closed, water treatment system set up in park
Fraser Valley gymnast Zachary Clay receives surprise celebration for Olympics and birthday

Fraser Valley gymnast Zachary Clay receives surprise celebration for Olympics and birthday

Clay heads to Paris later this month to compete in gymnastics at the Summer Olympic Games
Abbotsford Canucks hire Chilliwack's Andrew Shaw as video coach

Abbotsford Canucks hire Chilliwack's Andrew Shaw as video coach

Shaw began coaching journey by joining Chilliwack Chiefs staff in 2019
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