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Left to right: Kat Siemens, Savannah Browne and Susan J. Falk collaborated to create the Paris Salon exhibit, set to open next month. (Contributed photo)

Paris-themed art exhibit scheduled for White Rock gallery

Paris Salon will be running at Landmark Pop-Uptown Gallery for the duration of July

Left to right: Kat Siemens, Savannah Browne and Susan J. Falk collaborated to create the Paris Salon exhibit, set to open next month. (Contributed photo)
Heppell’s Farm facility on 184 Street, just north of 48 Avenue, in South Surrey. The farm has started a petition to protect its land near 192 Street and 36 Avenue, which it leases from the federal government. (Google Streetview image)

Petition launched to save Surrey farm from being developed for industrial use

Heppell family has been farming on the land for 50 years

Heppell’s Farm facility on 184 Street, just north of 48 Avenue, in South Surrey. The farm has started a petition to protect its land near 192 Street and 36 Avenue, which it leases from the federal government. (Google Streetview image)
Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell gives remarks at the Chief Bernard Robert Charles Memorial Plaza on National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Photo: Sobia Moman)

VIDEO: Semiahmoo First Nation dances, history shared on Indigenous Peoples Day

SFN members and residents gathered in White Rock to mark occasion

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell gives remarks at the Chief Bernard Robert Charles Memorial Plaza on National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Photo: Sobia Moman)
South Surrey’s Serena Kullar holds the braids of her hair that were turned into wigs for children last year. The Wigs for Kids organization is currently hosting a silent auction to raise funds for the cause. (Contributed photo)

Wigs for Kids’ silent auction underway online

Provincial organization helps children with cancer and other illnesses

South Surrey’s Serena Kullar holds the braids of her hair that were turned into wigs for children last year. The Wigs for Kids organization is currently hosting a silent auction to raise funds for the cause. (Contributed photo)
A couple’s wedding photo of them cutting their wedding cake was one of the photos found in the deep corner of a White Rock home. (Contributed photo)

Search is on for individuals pictured in unclaimed White Rock photos

Photos, home-videos and a luggage tag were found hidden away in a White Rock home earlier this month

A couple’s wedding photo of them cutting their wedding cake was one of the photos found in the deep corner of a White Rock home. (Contributed photo)

Missing Surrey-woman, RCMP asking for public’s help

The woman has not been seen or heard from since Thursday, June 9

Brabara Baker was recognized for her handmade quilt by the Canadian Quilters Association. (Contributed photo)

South-Surrey resident wins big in quilting competition

Barbara Baker took the prize for the Excellence Award - Hand Quilting

Brabara Baker was recognized for her handmade quilt by the Canadian Quilters Association. (Contributed photo)
Pictured is missing-male Kenneth Wetherald, who was last seen Saturday, June 18. (Contributed photo)

Police ask public’s help locating missing Surrey-Man

The male has not been seen or heard from since Saturday morning.

Pictured is missing-male Kenneth Wetherald, who was last seen Saturday, June 18. (Contributed photo)
Left tor right: Chance Burles, Former Master Corporal, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, South Surrey/White Rock MP and Marc Burchell, co-founder of Canadian Walk for Veterans. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s first Walk for Veterans scheduled

Canadian Walk for Veterans was created by South Surrey resident Marc Burchell

Left tor right: Chance Burles, Former Master Corporal, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, South Surrey/White Rock MP and Marc Burchell, co-founder of Canadian Walk for Veterans. (Contributed photo)
Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey student awarded $100K – largest STEM scholarship in country

Aerin Brown graduated from Southridge School and will be heading to McGill University in September

Aerin Brown, graduate from Southridge School awarded with largest STEM scholarship in Canada. (Contributed photo)
Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)

Surrey’s Salmon-painting challenge aims to teach public about water pollution

Competition encourages everyone to get involved in spreading the word about pollution affecting fish

Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)
Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)

Land acknowledgement plaques to be installed in every Surrey school

Project is to further efforts to build a good-standing relationship with Indigenous peoples

Rain Pierre designed the plaques that will be displayed in every educational building in Surrey, acknowledging the Coast Salish land the buildings reside on. (Surrey Schools photo)
Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)

‘End Racism, Build Peace’: Give Peace a Chance festival scheduled for October

Global Peace Alliance BC Society runs the festival annually with a contest that is now open

Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)
Ashki Shkur, originally from Iraq, will be graduating from Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver this week after achieving a 97 per cent average her senior year. (Contributed photo)

After crossing Peace Arch border illegally in 2017, Vancouver teen heading to UBC

Ashki Shkur and her family came to Canada to escape war in Kurdistan and Trump’s America

Ashki Shkur, originally from Iraq, will be graduating from Britannia Secondary School in Vancouver this week after achieving a 97 per cent average her senior year. (Contributed photo)
Sara Forte, centre, holding her Innovation Award 2022, is joined by two of her children. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey lawyer recognized with Innovation Award

Forte Workplace Law was opened by the recipient of the award, Sara Forte in 2016

Sara Forte, centre, holding her Innovation Award 2022, is joined by two of her children. (Contributed photo)
Online fire-risk dashboard will be launching in Surrey and other communities in pilot project. (File photo/Shane MacKichan)

Fire-risk online tool coming to Surrey to help reduce fire-related deaths

The dashboard will track and show where fires are so that fire departments’ resources are best-used

Online fire-risk dashboard will be launching in Surrey and other communities in pilot project. (File photo/Shane MacKichan)
People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis and to call for a safe supply of illicit drugs on International Overdose Awareness Day, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘NDP government continues to fail’: Surrey MLA calls for action to toxic drug crisis

Trevor Halford says the toxic drug overdose crisis needs immediate government action

People hold banners during a march to remember those who died during the overdose crisis and to call for a safe supply of illicit drugs on International Overdose Awareness Day, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Columbia’s chief coroner says at least 1,011 people died from suspected illicit drug overdoses from January to June, the highest death toll recorded in the first six months of a calendar year during the province’s overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Gurpreet Kaur created The Kaur Movement to connect with and help victims of sexual and physical violence. Kaur’s tatoo on her hand can be seen of a lioness, a loose translation of the Punjabi word ‘Kaur’ to represent her strength for surviving her abuse and the movement that she created. (Photo: Sobia Moman)

The Kaur Movement: A place for victims to become survivors

Created in 2019, social-media platform designed to help victims of abuse

Gurpreet Kaur created The Kaur Movement to connect with and help victims of sexual and physical violence. Kaur’s tatoo on her hand can be seen of a lioness, a loose translation of the Punjabi word ‘Kaur’ to represent her strength for surviving her abuse and the movement that she created. (Photo: Sobia Moman)
Charity organizations around the province are seeing more clients but less help to support the growing number of people that need a helping hand. (File Photo/Lauren Collins)

Rising cost of living dealing a blow to South Surrey charities

Food bank, Cancer Drivers, Meals on Wheels struggling to serve South Surrey clients

Charity organizations around the province are seeing more clients but less help to support the growing number of people that need a helping hand. (File Photo/Lauren Collins)
(Black Press Media File Photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)
A seminar aimed at helping seniors better understand cryptocurrency and avoid falling victim to scams, is set for June 22 in White Rock. (File photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)

Cryptocurrency scams increasingly targeting South Surrey seniors

CARP of South Surrey/White Rock to host information seminar June 22

(Black Press Media File Photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)
A seminar aimed at helping seniors better understand cryptocurrency and avoid falling victim to scams, is set for June 22 in White Rock. (File photo/Kaitlyn Baker via Unsplash)
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