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A ceremony celebrating the almost-open ‘Foundation Lodge’ was held Saturday, March 7 at the $47-million South Surrey facility. (Harv Toews photo)

Newly constructed $47 million hospital facility showcased in South Surrey

Peace Arch Hospital Lodge is to begin operations next month

A ceremony celebrating the almost-open ‘Foundation Lodge’ was held Saturday, March 7 at the $47-million South Surrey facility. (Harv Toews photo)
Cell Watch volunteers were stationed along 16 Avenue/North Bluff Road Friday morning, including at 146 Street, where Raveena Basra, Jose Cardenas and Tanvir Gakhal were part of a prominent reminder to drivers to put their phones down. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Drivers aren’t getting message around dangers of cellphone use: White Rock RCMP

Operation Hang Up blitz also targeting distracted drivers in Surrey

Cell Watch volunteers were stationed along 16 Avenue/North Bluff Road Friday morning, including at 146 Street, where Raveena Basra, Jose Cardenas and Tanvir Gakhal were part of a prominent reminder to drivers to put their phones down. (Tracy Holmes photo)
British Columbia Emergency Health Services conducted professional emergency response training for patients exposed with the coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital on Mar. 5, 2020. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: B.C. paramedics conduct coronavirus training

The emergency health service described the training as routine

British Columbia Emergency Health Services conducted professional emergency response training for patients exposed with the coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital on Mar. 5, 2020. (Contributed)
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A moose fell through ice on March 4, 2020 in Fort St. John. B.C. Conservation Officers were quick to help rescue the moose and put it back on solid ground. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo)
A moose fell through ice on March 4, 2020 in Fort St. John. B.C. Conservation Officers were quick to help rescue the moose and put it back on solid ground. (B.C. Conservation Officer Service photo)
Frankie LaSasso puts Bella Taylor through a workout. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Frankie LaSasso puts Bella Taylor through a workout. (Tracy Holmes photo)
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
On Feb. 27, 2020, RCMP in Burnaby caught a truck driver with a third passenger in the back, sitting on a child’s car seat. (RCMP handout)

B.C. truck drivers caught with passengers sitting on wood block, children’s car seat

Two separate truck drivers were handed fines for illegal passenger seats in Burnaby

On Feb. 27, 2020, RCMP in Burnaby caught a truck driver with a third passenger in the back, sitting on a child’s car seat. (RCMP handout)
A driver has lost their truck and has been fined nearly $2,000 after being pulled over by Vancouver police on Feb. 24, 2020. (Sgt. Mark Christensen/Twitter)
A driver has lost their truck and has been fined nearly $2,000 after being pulled over by Vancouver police on Feb. 24, 2020. (Sgt. Mark Christensen/Twitter)
Rocco Forte and Sources CEO David Young speak to participants of the Coldest Night of the Year event in White Rock. (Tiffany Kwong photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock’s Coldest Night event raises $106K

Although the event is over, competition is starting to heat up

Rocco Forte and Sources CEO David Young speak to participants of the Coldest Night of the Year event in White Rock. (Tiffany Kwong photo)
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
RCMP dog handlers with their beloved K-9 partners outside B.C. RCMP headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020. (RCMP handout)

PHOTOS: RCMP call on kids to name latest police puppy recruits

This year’s theme is the letter ‘N,’ and 13 German shephards must be named

RCMP dog handlers with their beloved K-9 partners outside B.C. RCMP headquarters on Feb. 19, 2020. (RCMP handout)
Athletes compete in the women’s team sprint free event at the cross-country course in Whistler during the 2010 Winter Games on Feb. 22, 2010. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press file)

PHOTOS: Top 10 memories of the 2010 Olympics

Black Press Media’s Jenna Hauck, shares some of her most memorable images of 2010 Winter Games

Athletes compete in the women’s team sprint free event at the cross-country course in Whistler during the 2010 Winter Games on Feb. 22, 2010. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press file)
About 30 people partook in the Inks Lake exercise, which involved using what is essentially a chain saw on skis to cut into the ice. The machine is used to ensure the cutting of straight lines through the ice for long distances. (Michael Potestio/KTW)

PHOTOS: Trans Mountain hosts mock oil spill response practice in Kamloops

Practice comes after an excavator accidentally struck the pipeline near Jacko Lake in mid-February

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About 30 people partook in the Inks Lake exercise, which involved using what is essentially a chain saw on skis to cut into the ice. The machine is used to ensure the cutting of straight lines through the ice for long distances. (Michael Potestio/KTW)
Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus

Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus

They were dropped off as the ship docked and transferred to nearby hospitals for further test and treatment

Two Canadians quarantined on cruise ship test positive for Wuhan coronavirus
Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada staged a rally at the Peace Arch border Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

CBSA union members stage rally at Peace Arch border crossing

Union president says it will continue to assess “pressure tactics”

Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada staged a rally at the Peace Arch border Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew participates in a Peninsula Homeless to Housing brainstorming exercise at Peace Portal Alliance Church. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Task force brainstorms on support for Semiahmoo homeless community

Community service providers gather to discuss options for housing, income safety and more

Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew participates in a Peninsula Homeless to Housing brainstorming exercise at Peace Portal Alliance Church. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Constance Isherwood is presented a birthday cake with a 100 candles on top by Oak Bay fire fighter Jason Ahokas. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

B.C.’s oldest practising lawyer celebrates 100th birthday, shares advice

Firefighters bring Constance Isherwood a cake with 100 birthday candles

Constance Isherwood is presented a birthday cake with a 100 candles on top by Oak Bay fire fighter Jason Ahokas. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
PHOTOS: Tuesday morning’s icy Fraser Valley commute

PHOTOS: Tuesday morning’s icy Fraser Valley commute

Slippery roads forced drivers to use caution and stay well under the speed limit

PHOTOS: Tuesday morning’s icy Fraser Valley commute
Snow had South Surrey traffic – including along 24 Avenue – moving much slower than usual Friday morning, as motorists dealt with the first snowfall of the season. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: Snow falls – and quickly turns to slush – on Semiahmoo Peninsula

Cold temperatures expected over weekend and into next week

Snow had South Surrey traffic – including along 24 Avenue – moving much slower than usual Friday morning, as motorists dealt with the first snowfall of the season. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Windstorm on White Rock’s waterfront attracted a few onlookers Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photos)

PHOTOS: Windy afternoon on the Peninsula

Rain expected for the rest of the week, according to Environment Canada

Windstorm on White Rock’s waterfront attracted a few onlookers Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photos)