Malin Jordan

Alan Clegg (right) passed the role of president of the Lord Tweedsmuir Alumni Association over to Rachel McCallum Dec. 7 at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School. Tweedsmuir principal Robin Smalley presided over the ceremony. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Changing of the guard for Tweedy Alumni Association

Alan Clegg steps down as Alumni Association president, Rachel McCallum to take over

Alan Clegg (right) passed the role of president of the Lord Tweedsmuir Alumni Association over to Rachel McCallum Dec. 7 at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School. Tweedsmuir principal Robin Smalley presided over the ceremony. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Ben “Santa” Cohen visits Ecole Martha Currie in Cloverdale Dec. 4. Santa wished everyone a socially-distanced Merry Christmas out in front of the school. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Santa visits Ecole Martha Currie in Cloverdale

First gig of the season for Ben ‘Santa’ Cohen; COVID driving most gigs online

Ben “Santa” Cohen visits Ecole Martha Currie in Cloverdale Dec. 4. Santa wished everyone a socially-distanced Merry Christmas out in front of the school. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Gurbaz Singh, deli manager at the Cloverdale Country Market, arranges some gifts in the back of a vintage car. The car is part of the Cloverdale Country Market’s “December to Remember” picture taking area. The market is encouraging people to come down, snap some Christmas pics and share them on social media. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

PHOTOS: Cloverdale Country Market creates Christmas picture space

Market cancels annual Christmas Craft Fair, replaces it with Christmas picture zone

Gurbaz Singh, deli manager at the Cloverdale Country Market, arranges some gifts in the back of a vintage car. The car is part of the Cloverdale Country Market’s “December to Remember” picture taking area. The market is encouraging people to come down, snap some Christmas pics and share them on social media. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Screen shot from the SOS Children’s Village BC webpage for their “Big Hearts Open Doors” fundraising appeal. SOS is also currently running a Christmas gift-card drive to help at-risk youth this Christmas. (Image via sosbc.org)

SOS Children’s Village BC launches annual Christmas gift-card drive

SOS collecting gift cards and donations for Surrey’s at-risk youth

Screen shot from the SOS Children’s Village BC webpage for their “Big Hearts Open Doors” fundraising appeal. SOS is also currently running a Christmas gift-card drive to help at-risk youth this Christmas. (Image via sosbc.org)
A Surrey RCMP vehicle collided with another vehicle in Clayton Heights Nov. 30. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Police SUV collides with sedan in Clayton

Both drivers taken to hospital

A Surrey RCMP vehicle collided with another vehicle in Clayton Heights Nov. 30. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
Pastry chef Eric Fernandez stands alongside some of his many creations at Popup Patisserie, a pop-up pastry shop on 176th Street that will be open until the end of December. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Popup Patisserie opens in Cloverdale

Handmade holiday pastries shop located on 176th Street

Pastry chef Eric Fernandez stands alongside some of his many creations at Popup Patisserie, a pop-up pastry shop on 176th Street that will be open until the end of December. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A worker from Yellow Fence Rentals installs fencing around Cloverdale Youth Park Nov. 25. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Youth Park closed

Basketball court and skate park fenced off

A worker from Yellow Fence Rentals installs fencing around Cloverdale Youth Park Nov. 25. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Police on scene after a crash near 180th Street and Golden Ears Way Friday (Nov. 20). (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Two people arrested after high-speed collision on 180th Street and Golden Ears Way in Surrey

One person arrested at the scene, one man arrested after fleeing crash on foot

Police on scene after a crash near 180th Street and Golden Ears Way Friday (Nov. 20). (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An employee at the Cloverdale McDonald’s on Highway 10 has tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale McDonald’s employee tests positive for COVID-19

McDonald’s Canada closed restaurant temporarily

An employee at the Cloverdale McDonald’s on Highway 10 has tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Councillor Linda Annis (centre) gives a toy to Cheryl White and Scott Wheatley Dec. 8, 2019, at Elements Casino during the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural toy drive. For its second annual toy drive this year, the Chamber has partnered with the Cloverdale BIA. They will be collecting toys from Nov. 23 to Dec. 11. (Photo: submitted)

Cloverdale business groups launch toy drive

Cloverdale’s Chamber and BIA to collect toys for charity

Councillor Linda Annis (centre) gives a toy to Cheryl White and Scott Wheatley Dec. 8, 2019, at Elements Casino during the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural toy drive. For its second annual toy drive this year, the Chamber has partnered with the Cloverdale BIA. They will be collecting toys from Nov. 23 to Dec. 11. (Photo: submitted)
Tammi Hall and Diana Brum, owners of Short & Sweet Patisserie and Bakery, decorate their entry in the Museum of Surrey’s 2020 Cloverdale Christmas Tree Tours. The second annual tree-decorating contest runs Dec. 1 to 18. (Photo submitted)

Christmas tree fest back at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

Annual Christmas craft market goes virtual

Tammi Hall and Diana Brum, owners of Short & Sweet Patisserie and Bakery, decorate their entry in the Museum of Surrey’s 2020 Cloverdale Christmas Tree Tours. The second annual tree-decorating contest runs Dec. 1 to 18. (Photo submitted)
The Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit is investigating at a house on the 7300-block of 192 Street in Clayton after a shooting Nov. 16. Police say the incident appears to be isolated. (Image via Google Maps)

Police investigating after shooting in Cloverdale

Police say gunfire in Clayton Heights appears to be an ‘isolated incident’

The Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit is investigating at a house on the 7300-block of 192 Street in Clayton after a shooting Nov. 16. Police say the incident appears to be isolated. (Image via Google Maps)
Lindsay Rempel (left), the Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program manager, and Melanie Yzerman, a program volunteer, register families for the hamper program outside the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program in urgent need of donations

Hamper program serves seniors and families across Surrey, Langley, and White Rock

Lindsay Rempel (left), the Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program manager, and Melanie Yzerman, a program volunteer, register families for the hamper program outside the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank recently added a massive tented area stretched up and between two shipping canisters in order to continue to serve people outside during the winter. The need for the food bank continues to increase, says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

‘Crazy’ increase in demand for food bank in Cloverdale

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank serves people in Langley, Delta, Surrey, White Rock

The Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank recently added a massive tented area stretched up and between two shipping canisters in order to continue to serve people outside during the winter. The need for the food bank continues to increase, says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A new shopping event is coming to Cloverdale. Holiday Passport, which is being put on by the Cloverdale Arts & Entertainment Association, offers a chance for shoppers to win a share in $1,500 worth of gift cards for local businesses. (Photo - Malin Jordan)

Holiday Passport program encourages local Christmas shopping in Cloverdale

Participants can win $1,500 in gift cards

A new shopping event is coming to Cloverdale. Holiday Passport, which is being put on by the Cloverdale Arts & Entertainment Association, offers a chance for shoppers to win a share in $1,500 worth of gift cards for local businesses. (Photo - Malin Jordan)
A small, 50-person ceremony was held in Veterans’ Square on Remembrance Day. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Remembrance Day pictures from Veterans’ Square in Cloverdale

Event was livestreamed on Heritage Surrey’s Facebook page

A small, 50-person ceremony was held in Veterans’ Square on Remembrance Day. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Cadets from Langley’s 2277 Seaforth Highlanders cadet corps cleaned the Langley and Cloverdale cenotaphs Nov. 9. (Photo: Lieutenant Dawn Royle)

Cadets clean Langley Cenotaph and Cloverdale Cenotaph

Kids prep memorials for Remembrance Day

Cadets from Langley’s 2277 Seaforth Highlanders cadet corps cleaned the Langley and Cloverdale cenotaphs Nov. 9. (Photo: Lieutenant Dawn Royle)
Paramedic Will Rogers donates his pandemic pay to the Surrey Food Bank and the Surrey Christmas Bureau Nov. 5. Rogers is challenging other front-line workers to donate their pandemic pay as well. (Photo: Submitted)

Paramedic donates pandemic pay to charity, challenges others to do the same

Will Rogers gifts $2,000 each to Surrey Food Bank and Surrey Christmas Bureau

Paramedic Will Rogers donates his pandemic pay to the Surrey Food Bank and the Surrey Christmas Bureau Nov. 5. Rogers is challenging other front-line workers to donate their pandemic pay as well. (Photo: Submitted)
Mike Starchuk, Surrey-Cloverdale NDP MLA. (File photo)
Mike Starchuk, Surrey-Cloverdale NDP MLA. (File photo)
War artist Richard Jack portrays the Canadian stand during the Second Battle of Ypres (22 April to 25 May 1915). Jack did not witness the battle. He painted this enormous work of art (canvas size: 12 feet x 19 feet) in his London studio. Jack’s painting remains an iconic work from the First World War. (Canadian War Museum, 19710261-0161)

The poppy’s journey to become a sacred symbol began in 1915

The Second Battle of Ypres inspired ‘In Flanders Fields’

War artist Richard Jack portrays the Canadian stand during the Second Battle of Ypres (22 April to 25 May 1915). Jack did not witness the battle. He painted this enormous work of art (canvas size: 12 feet x 19 feet) in his London studio. Jack’s painting remains an iconic work from the First World War. (Canadian War Museum, 19710261-0161)