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Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum taking questions from reporters outside Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Safe Surrey Coalition promising new indoor pool for Whalley if elected

‘I would hope that we’ll have it finished within two years,’ Doug McCallum said Wednesday

A dog-owner walks along the White Rock promenade with his four-legged friend. Dogs are once again allowed along the paved walkway, until March 31. (File photo)

Dogs allowed on White Rock promenade as of Oct. 1

Dogs – leashed and licensed – will be allowed on the waterfront until the end of March

Food purchased for Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society’s Nutritional Snack Program fills a Costco store parking lot in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Submitted photo: Sylvester Law)

PHOTOS: $80,000 in snacks loaded up for Surrey firefighters’ program to feed hungry students

The food will be distributed to thousands of students in 113 schools in Surrey

Doctor Olumuyiwa Bamgbade has been charged with one count of sexual assault. (Submitted photo: Surrey RCMP)

Surrey anesthesiologist charged with sexual assault

Surrey RCMP released his photo in hopes of helping with the ongoing investigation

Doctor Olumuyiwa Bamgbade has been charged with one count of sexual assault. (Submitted photo: Surrey RCMP)
White Rock mayoralty candidates say affordable housing is a priority - but differ on ways to achieve it. (Peace Arch News photo)

ELECTION 2022: Development in White Rock must address affordability

Mayoralty candidates agree in principle but differ on details

White Rock mayoralty candidates say affordable housing is a priority - but differ on ways to achieve it. (Peace Arch News photo)
Delta police are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that took place around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at the intersection of 112th Street and 80th Avenue in North Delta. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Police investigating fatal pedestrian-involved crash in North Delta

Police say the driver involved left the scene but has since come forward and is co-operating

Delta police are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that took place around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at the intersection of 112th Street and 80th Avenue in North Delta. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, pictured in 2021, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum, pictured in 2022. (File photos: Lauren Collins)

Locke vows to make McCallum repay his legal costs for criminal charge if she’s elected

‘We are coming for you to repay every dime,’ Brenda Locke warns Doug McCallum

Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, pictured in 2021, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum, pictured in 2022. (File photos: Lauren Collins)
Ridge Meadows RCMP Const. Britteny George with Porter in Surrey on Tuesday. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Newest deployment of police dogs in Lower Mainland already putting bite on crime

Seven teams from police dog school in Alberta have already helped Mounties nab suspects

Ridge Meadows RCMP Const. Britteny George with Porter in Surrey on Tuesday. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Lisa Werring, executive director of Surrey Christmas Bureau, at the organization’s Toy Depot a couple of years ago. (File photo)

‘Early Christmas miracle’ needed by Surrey charity desperate for Toy Depot space

‘The kind of space we need is becoming quite scare with the rate of development in Surrey,’ executive director says

Lisa Werring, executive director of Surrey Christmas Bureau, at the organization’s Toy Depot a couple of years ago. (File photo)
Surrey fire crews were called to a fire at a home in Newton just before noon on Monday. (Shane McKichan photo)
Surrey fire crews were called to a fire at a home in Newton just before noon on Monday. (Shane McKichan photo)
Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)

Judges says Greater Victoria School Board lacked authority to suspend trustees

Diane McNally and Rob Paynter have been reinstated after suspension over alleged bullying

Greater Victoria School District trustees Diane McNally and Rob Paynter were censured by the board and suspended from their duties until October for misconduct relating to bullying and harassment complaints. (Black Press Media file photos)
A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.

Chilliwack psychiatric nurse suspended after violating professional boundaries

Ashley Grittner engaged in an intimate relationship with a vulnerable former client

A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.
The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Sept. 15. The following weekend, the courts were vandalized. (City of Surrey photo)

Crescent Park pickleball courts vandalized just days after opening

Cost to repair asphalt, nets, other structures not yet determined, City of Surrey says

The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Sept. 15. The following weekend, the courts were vandalized. (City of Surrey photo)
Thousands of people follow residential school survivors, Indigenous leaders, elders and youth on a walk to Semiahmoo First Nation lands during National Day for Truth and Reconciliation last year. (File photo)

Flag-raising, walk among events planned for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Events begin at 10 a.m. Friday at White Rock city hall; walk scheduled for 1 p.m. near beach

Thousands of people follow residential school survivors, Indigenous leaders, elders and youth on a walk to Semiahmoo First Nation lands during National Day for Truth and Reconciliation last year. (File photo)
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Surrey nurse suspended for performing undisclosed ‘religious ritual’ on client

A panel found it happened without consent and ‘without consideration of’ client’s Indigenous heritage

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Queen Elizabeth Secondary school students reported multiple incidents of experiencing racism, sexism and bullying. (Surrey Schools photo)

Racial slurs, sexual harrassment, bullying towards BIPOC students was reality at Surrey high school

Report on student and staff experiences captured in November, released to public recently

Queen Elizabeth Secondary school students reported multiple incidents of experiencing racism, sexism and bullying. (Surrey Schools photo)
Surrey RCMP car. (Lauren Collins photo)
Surrey RCMP car. (Lauren Collins photo)
Trisha Sy, left, and Tania Thomas, during storytime at the Filipino Fest at Museum of Surrey in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Celebration of Filipino culture at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

The free event went from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 24)

Trisha Sy, left, and Tania Thomas, during storytime at the Filipino Fest at Museum of Surrey in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
(Submitted photo by Surrey RCMP)
(Submitted photo by Surrey RCMP)
The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)

Fuel-leaking fishing boat pulled to surface one month after sinking near Victoria

Ongoing response looks to move the boat without releasing remaining fuel

The Aleutian Isle sees the surface for the first time on Sept. 17, over a month after it sank off of San Juan Island. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest)
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