Local Business

Splashes Auto Care is located in South Surrey Auto Mall (Google street view screenshot)

South Surrey business giving portion of sales back to community

Splashes Auto Care started their charity endeavour in March 2020

A new fitness facility, Safe Sweat, is set to open in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

New gym – with private workout suites – coming to South Surrey

Safe Sweat scheduled to open soon in Grandview Corners

Lawyers, staff, family members and friends from South Surrey’s Forte Workplace Law took part in a beach cleanup along White Rock’s waterfront July 4. The group removed 50 pounds of trash, including many bottle caps, plastic straws and cigarette butts. (Contributed photo)

Workplace beach cleanup sees 50 pounds of trash removed from White Rock waterfront

Lawyers, staff, family and friends from Forte Workplace Law rolled up their sleeves on July 4

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough (centre-left) visited plant-based food manufacturer Big Mountain Foods 2 Ltd.’s production facility in her riding of Delta on July 7, 2022, the same day the federal Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced the government was investing over $1.4 million in the company. (submitted photo)

Feds invests over $1.4 million in Delta plant-based food producer

Big Mountain Foods 2 to add fully-automated robotic equipment to increase capacity and efficiency

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough (centre-left) visited plant-based food manufacturer Big Mountain Foods 2 Ltd.’s production facility in her riding of Delta on July 7, 2022, the same day the federal Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced the government was investing over $1.4 million in the company. (submitted photo)
Heppell’s Potato Corp. gives away misshapen potatoes periodically to those in need. Pictured is the Heppell family’s Campbell Heights property of their potato crops, where they also grow many other root vegetables. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey farm gives away ‘ugly’ potatoes, brings awareness to food insecurity

Heppell’s Potatoes gave away 2,000 pounds of free potatoes to community members

Heppell’s Potato Corp. gives away misshapen potatoes periodically to those in need. Pictured is the Heppell family’s Campbell Heights property of their potato crops, where they also grow many other root vegetables. (Sobia Moman photo)
South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting at the end of June. (Contributed photo)

New board of directors announced for South Surrey-White Rock chamber

Five new director board members were announced on June 28

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting at the end of June. (Contributed photo)
Tyler Heppell is the youngest of the Heppell’s committed to saving their family’s land. (Sobia Moman photo)

Mayor, councillors serve notice of motion to help spare South Surrey farm from development

Efforts to save ‘little piece of California in B.C.’ laudable, but don’t go far enough, says farmer

Tyler Heppell is the youngest of the Heppell’s committed to saving their family’s land. (Sobia Moman photo)
A Rocha Farm is located in Surrey and works to preserve habitats for species and grows sustainable foods. (Hilary Green photo/Contributed)

Event to raise awareness of threat to South Surrey river, farmland this weekend

South Campbell Heights land is slated for development, but organizers of the event want it spared

A Rocha Farm is located in Surrey and works to preserve habitats for species and grows sustainable foods. (Hilary Green photo/Contributed)
A glass and can of the new John Mitchell Signature Cascadian Dark Ale. (Submitted photo)

New made-in-Surrey beer salutes founder of Canada’s first craft brewery, John Mitchell

‘Historic event’ July 6 at Russell Brewing and other craft breweries around B.C.

A glass and can of the new John Mitchell Signature Cascadian Dark Ale. (Submitted photo)
When White Rock’s Helena Roberts checked her Lotto 6/49 ticket at the Peninsula Village Safeway, she got a nice surprise in the form of a win exceeding $93,000. (BCLC photo)
When White Rock’s Helena Roberts checked her Lotto 6/49 ticket at the Peninsula Village Safeway, she got a nice surprise in the form of a win exceeding $93,000. (BCLC photo)
The Hockey Shop in Whalley. (Photo: Google.com)
The Hockey Shop in Whalley. (Photo: Google.com)
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)
Just some of the nearly 250 valuable guitars being auctioned in Surrey on June 10-11 by Able Auctions, along with amplifiers and other music gear. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Hundreds of rare, notable guitars fill Surrey warehouse ahead of ‘amazing’ auction of music gear

Many of the collector’s guitars are ‘signature’ models either endorsed or co-created by rock stars, or replicas

Just some of the nearly 250 valuable guitars being auctioned in Surrey on June 10-11 by Able Auctions, along with amplifiers and other music gear. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
A scene featuring Camil Dubuc (left) in "HRT Abduction," a 25-minute "concept" movie executive-produced by Dubuc, the founder and operator of Surrey-based Genesis Security.

With ‘HRT Abduction,’ Surrey security company boss ventures into action-movie world

Headquartered in Newton, Genesis Security celebrates 25th year of business founded by Camil Dubuc

A scene featuring Camil Dubuc (left) in "HRT Abduction," a 25-minute "concept" movie executive-produced by Dubuc, the founder and operator of Surrey-based Genesis Security.
Davinder Chahil of Peace Arch Farms is struggling to get a start on his berry and vegetable crops since the rain and colder temperatures are refusing to slow down. (Contributed photo)

Cold weather, rain a growing concern for South Surrey farmers

Unseasonably cool, wet spring means delays in getting produce to market

Davinder Chahil of Peace Arch Farms is struggling to get a start on his berry and vegetable crops since the rain and colder temperatures are refusing to slow down. (Contributed photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Business Excellence Awards May 26 at Hazelmere Golf and Tennis Club. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula businesses recognized at Business Excellence Awards

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber event held at Hazelmere Golf and Tennis Club May 26

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Business Excellence Awards May 26 at Hazelmere Golf and Tennis Club. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will recognize business achievements in their annual Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)

Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards back in-person in South Surrey

May 26 awards will recognize businesses and leaders in South Surrey and White Rock

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will recognize business achievements in their annual Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)
From left: A TD representative accepting on the award on behalf of Kathrin Matadeen, who won in the Professional category; Rochelle Prasad, who won in the Emerging Leader category; Florence Sufen Kao, who won in the Social Trailblazer category; Anita Huberman, the president and CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade; Vandna Joshi, who won in the Not-for-Profit category; Alexandra Haukaas, who won in the Corporate/Leadership category; and Maria Santos-Greaves, who won in the Entrepreneur category. (Photo: Surrey Board of Trade)
From left: A TD representative accepting on the award on behalf of Kathrin Matadeen, who won in the Professional category; Rochelle Prasad, who won in the Emerging Leader category; Florence Sufen Kao, who won in the Social Trailblazer category; Anita Huberman, the president and CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade; Vandna Joshi, who won in the Not-for-Profit category; Alexandra Haukaas, who won in the Corporate/Leadership category; and Maria Santos-Greaves, who won in the Entrepreneur category. (Photo: Surrey Board of Trade)
Halibut burger as seen on facebook.com/freshstmarketfleetwood.

Halibut Festivals return to Surrey’s Fresh St. Markets with burgers and more May 14-15

Fish-filled events include food demonstrations, children’s activities

Halibut burger as seen on facebook.com/freshstmarketfleetwood.
Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume remembered for passion for food, people

Founder of Marine Drive restaurant, Uli’s, passes away after illness

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)