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The Surrey First Education team announced all of its trustees will be seeking re-election on Oct. 15. Pictured from left: Shawn Wilson, Gary Tymoschuk, Laurie Larsen, Garry Thind, Terry Allen and Bob Holmes. (Submitted photo: Surrey First Education Society)

Surrey First Education team seeking re-election

Laurie Larsen, Terry Allen, Bob Holmes, Garry Thind, Gary Tymoschuk, Shawn Wilson make up 6 of the 7 seats

The Surrey First Education team announced all of its trustees will be seeking re-election on Oct. 15. Pictured from left: Shawn Wilson, Gary Tymoschuk, Laurie Larsen, Garry Thind, Terry Allen and Bob Holmes. (Submitted photo: Surrey First Education Society)
Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council adds five more towers to skyline

‘At what point is there a tipping point?’ Coun. Steven Pettigrew asks

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
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New drawings show $100M Newton Community Centre, to include 50-metre indoor lap pool

Project is on track for completion in 2025, according to a report to council

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Surrey RCMP, pictured in June. 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP, pictured in June. 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Classroom chairs. (Photo: Pixabay)

Chilliwack teacher suspended after ‘crossing personal boundaries‘ with students

Sheldon Lyle Nickel admitted to inappropriate conduct, including sending personal text messages

Classroom chairs. (Photo: Pixabay)
Police had 121A Street, around the 7400-block, closed off to traffic Wednesday morning (July 27) after a fatal crash overnight. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Police looking into impairment as factor in fatal crash in Surrey

Surrey RCMP say it was a single-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian

Police had 121A Street, around the 7400-block, closed off to traffic Wednesday morning (July 27) after a fatal crash overnight. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Canadian Blood Services is asking White Rock residents to look into donating blood, as the demand for donors continues to increase. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh photo)

Blood donors needed in White Rock as demand increases

Canadian Blood Services is struggling to meet the demand of patients needing blood donations

Canadian Blood Services is asking White Rock residents to look into donating blood, as the demand for donors continues to increase. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh photo)
In July 2016, then-BC Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings (in hat) teaches kids to throw the football during a “Play with the Pros” skills camp at the CFL team’s practice facility in Whalley. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

33% reduced-rent deal with City of Surrey keeps BC Lions football facility in Whalley

Current market rates ‘unaffordable’ to CFL club, to pay $1.39M in new 5-year lease agreement

In July 2016, then-BC Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings (in hat) teaches kids to throw the football during a “Play with the Pros” skills camp at the CFL team’s practice facility in Whalley. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
A Canadian Blood Services clinic in Calgary. (File photo: Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

‘Long weekend heroes’ needed in Surrey to donate blood and plasma

‘We need more than 100,000 new donors in Canada this year to keep up with demand’

A Canadian Blood Services clinic in Calgary. (File photo: Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)
Fake social media accounts are used to lure a person into performing sexual acts on camera, Surrey RCMP say. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Fake social media accounts are used to lure a person into performing sexual acts on camera, Surrey RCMP say. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in South Surrey in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, 2019. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Senior receives seven-year sentence for South Surrey shooting

George Murray Bragg found guilty of manslaughter in 2019 death of Richard Duncan

Surrey RCMP responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in South Surrey in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, 2019. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Police were investigating multiple Langley shootings early Monday, July 25, 2022. One of the locations was beside the Missions Thrift Store on Logan Avenue. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley RCMP announces victim services gathering set for Tuesday evening

In the aftermath of the mass shooting Monday, community members can meet with counsellors

Police were investigating multiple Langley shootings early Monday, July 25, 2022. One of the locations was beside the Missions Thrift Store on Logan Avenue. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Two Surrey men charged with first-degree murder in Whistler double homicide. (File photo)

Two Surrey men charged with murder in Whistler double homicide

Charged with first-degree murder are Gursimran Sahota, 24, and Tanvir Khakh, 20

Two Surrey men charged with first-degree murder in Whistler double homicide. (File photo)
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Surrey looking at $10.7M budget shortfall because of policing expenditures

Corporate report by Kam Grewal, Surrey’s general manager of finance

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Surrey council chambers in city hall. (File photo)

Surrey Sport & Leisure complex to get a facelift

Surrey council awarded more than $1 million in contracts Monday night

Surrey council chambers in city hall. (File photo)
Mayor Doug McCallum and the rest of the Safe Surrey majority on council recently avowed their intent to keep the Heppell potato farm property (pictured), leased from the federal government, in an agricultural designation. Tonight (July 25) council will hold a public hearing for another project in the city proposing to rezone agricultural land for a business park. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey agricultural land eyed for business park

Beedie Holdings proposal to receive public hearing tonight

Mayor Doug McCallum and the rest of the Safe Surrey majority on council recently avowed their intent to keep the Heppell potato farm property (pictured), leased from the federal government, in an agricultural designation. Tonight (July 25) council will hold a public hearing for another project in the city proposing to rezone agricultural land for a business park. (Sobia Moman photo)
Youngsters try out Surrey Police Service cutouts for size at Fusion Fest on Saturday. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Youngsters try out Surrey Police Service cutouts for size at Fusion Fest on Saturday. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Controversy continues as Surrey council approves new sign bylaw amendments

Judge ordered City of Surrey to remove ‘ambiguity’ in the bylaw following a constitutional challenge by a group of Surrey residents

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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$23.3M bid to build Bear Creek Athletics Centre grandstand, work to start in September

Richmond-based Heatherbrae Builders pitched the lowest bid to city hall

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White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)

City of White Rock recognized for excellent budgeting practices

The city was assessed and reported to meet guidelines of governmental budgeting for 2022

White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)