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Environment Canada is forecasting heavy snowfall throughout the Lower Mainland, beginning late Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 29). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Snowfall warnings issued across Lower Mainland, with up to 35 cm expected

Snow will begin late Tuesday afternoon and ease throughout the day Wednesday

Environment Canada is forecasting heavy snowfall throughout the Lower Mainland, beginning late Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 29). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Delta police are asking for the public’s help locating Majeed Vaziri, 47, of North Delta, who has not been heard from since Nov. 24, 2022. (Delta Police Department/submitted photo)

Police searching for missing North Delta man

Majeed Vaziri, 47, has not been heard from since Nov. 24

Delta police are asking for the public’s help locating Majeed Vaziri, 47, of North Delta, who has not been heard from since Nov. 24, 2022. (Delta Police Department/submitted photo)
A rendering of the outside of cannabis dispensary proposed for 10 - 77550 River Road in Tilbury to operated by 1264201 BC Ltd. under the business name 4Twenty Cannabis, as seen in a staff report to Delta council presented on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.

Proposed Tilbury cannabis store headed to public hearing

Dispensary the last of nine proposals received before council’s moratorium on new applications

A rendering of the outside of cannabis dispensary proposed for 10 - 77550 River Road in Tilbury to operated by 1264201 BC Ltd. under the business name 4Twenty Cannabis, as seen in a staff report to Delta council presented on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.
(File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New medical school coming to SFU Surrey, province announces

Eby says new school will mean more family doctors graduating each year

(File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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Surrey forecasts ‘significant shortfall’ of $20.9M for policing operations

Otherwise, city’s manager of finance Kam Grewal reports city’s financial position ‘stable’ at end of third quarter

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Pardeep Kooner, Surrey city councillor. (Photo: PerlaFaschowayPhotography)

Pardeep Kooner looking at the long term

Rookie councillor wants to focus on developing 30-year-financial plan

Pardeep Kooner, Surrey city councillor. (Photo: PerlaFaschowayPhotography)
Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for winter driving conditions with a chilly, potentially snowy forecast on the way. (file photo)

Lower Mainland commuters urged to be ready for winter driving conditions

Mainroad preparing for potentially snowy, icy conditions on Port Mann, Alex Fraser bridges

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for winter driving conditions with a chilly, potentially snowy forecast on the way. (file photo)
Surrey RCMP are hoping the public can help find a 42-year-old woman missing since Nov. 12.
Surrey RCMP are hoping the public can help find a 42-year-old woman missing since Nov. 12.
From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle crash in August 2021. (File photos)

Car in Surrey teens’ deadly crash was speeding 187 km/h — six times the limit, coroner’s report says

Toxicological analysis of the driver showed ‘a moderate to heavy level of alcohol consumption’

From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle crash in August 2021. (File photos)
Surrey provincial court. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Former Surrey man gets 18 months probation, must pay $30K restitution for theft, using forged documents

Johny Panyavong was arrested in Ontario in 2019 following an investigation by the B.C. Securities Commission’s Criminal Investigations Branch

Surrey provincial court. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
(Photo: Anna Burns)

State of Surrey Memorial Hospital’s emergency room ‘beyond a crisis’

Surrey MLA says situation highlights need for pediatric units at new Cloverdale hospital

(Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Council votes 5-4 to recruit new Surrey Ethics Commissioner

Vancouver lawyer Reece Harding’s term ended last July. He was Surrey’s first commissioner

Surrey city hall. (File photo)
At Surrey Christmas Bureau’s warehouse/toy depot in Whalley, executive director Lisa Werring (left) and student-volunteer Rrezart Geci, from Guildford Park Secondary, load in boxes of donated gingerbread kits on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Terrifying’ inflation sees demand surge at Surrey Christmas Bureau’s Toy Depot, in Whalley

‘Right now we’re in a crunch for toys,’ executive director says as donation drives get going

At Surrey Christmas Bureau’s warehouse/toy depot in Whalley, executive director Lisa Werring (left) and student-volunteer Rrezart Geci, from Guildford Park Secondary, load in boxes of donated gingerbread kits on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council during its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council during its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)
A “Keep the RCMP in Surrey” sign. (File photo: Walter van Halst)
A “Keep the RCMP in Surrey” sign. (File photo: Walter van Halst)
Police are asking for the public’s help to find Jasvir Parmar. The 23-year-old was last seen Nov. 21 in the 6600 block of 133 Street in Surrey. She contacted family the following morning but has not been heard from since. (Contributed photo)

Surrey RCMP seek public’s help in locating woman last seen Nov. 21

Jasvir Parmar, 23, was last seen in the 6600 block of 133 Street

  • Nov 25, 2022
Police are asking for the public’s help to find Jasvir Parmar. The 23-year-old was last seen Nov. 21 in the 6600 block of 133 Street in Surrey. She contacted family the following morning but has not been heard from since. (Contributed photo)
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North Delta crime beat, week of Nov. 21

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

(James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

South Delta crime beat, week of Nov. 21

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

(Delta Police Department photo)
White Rock resident Lise Hines is one of three Surrey “Spark” Program winners, granting her $3,000 in seed funding for her carefully curated ‘With the Chef’ food tasting tours. (contributed photo)

White Rock resident, Surrey photographer among 3 Surrey ‘Spark’ Program winners

Funding will help Lise Hines focus on food tasting tours in the area

White Rock resident Lise Hines is one of three Surrey “Spark” Program winners, granting her $3,000 in seed funding for her carefully curated ‘With the Chef’ food tasting tours. (contributed photo)
Surrey Memorial Hospital’s pediatrics ER is one of many in the region overflowing with patients. (Photo by Anna Burns)

Young patients flood Surrey’s pediatric emergency room as region’s ERs overflow

Surrey Hospitals Foundation CEO says more must be done to keep pace with health care needs

Surrey Memorial Hospital’s pediatrics ER is one of many in the region overflowing with patients. (Photo by Anna Burns)