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Starting March 1, Ikea Canada is introducing a plant-based alternative to its Swedish meatballs. (Photo courtesy of Ikea Canada)

Ikea Canada launches plant-based alternative to iconic meatball

Plant ball added to Swedish chain’s menu

 

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a COVID-19-related webinar Friday.

Vaccine rollout, supporting local businesses focus of virtual town-hall event

Zoom webinar hosted by South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce

 

Conservative Part of Canada Leader Erin O’Toole will speak at a virtual town hall hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (The Canadian Press file photo)

Erin O’Toole to provide ‘road map to economic recovery’ at virtual town hall

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce to host Conservative Party of Canada leader

 

January 15, 2021 - Father and son, Gordon (Left) and Chris Denford, owners of Berwick Retirement Communities, outside their Victoria offices.  Don Denton photo

Denford Family Matters

Father-and-son team create Berwick resort-style retirement residences

  • Feb 24, 2021
January 15, 2021 - Father and son, Gordon (Left) and Chris Denford, owners of Berwick Retirement Communities, outside their Victoria offices.  Don Denton photo
A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)

Chamber of commerce town hall offers COVID-19 updates

Latest in series of virtual meetings will be held Feb. 26

A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)
Life and business partners Bronwyn Berg and Hal Bennett. (Photo by Don Bodger)

B.C. couple’s love and life connection blossoms from a shared wheelchair

Clover Clothing Co. is a manifestation of Berg and Bennett’s rebuttal of the ‘unlucky’ label

Life and business partners Bronwyn Berg and Hal Bennett. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Bitcoin logo appears on the display screen of a crypto currency ATM at the Smoker’s Choice store, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Salem, N.H. The price of Bitcoin has soared over the past months. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds $50,000 for first time

Price up almost 200% in the last 3 months, Tesla plans to buy $1.5-billion in the cryptocurrency

The Bitcoin logo appears on the display screen of a crypto currency ATM at the Smoker’s Choice store, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Salem, N.H. The price of Bitcoin has soared over the past months. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building on White Rock's waterfront. (Seed & Stone rendering).

Preliminary approval for cannabis store on White Rock waterfront

Further public input and referral to LCRB needed for proposal to go forward

Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building on White Rock's waterfront. (Seed & Stone rendering).
Choices Markets, including its South Surrey location, raised more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place. (Choices Market photo)

Choices Markets’ campaign raises more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place

Grocery chain’s Star of the Season initiative held late last year

Choices Markets, including its South Surrey location, raised more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place. (Choices Market photo)
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SBoT calls for widespread rapid testing, enhanced contact tracing to fight coronavirus

‘Though not perfect,’ CEO Anita Huberman notes, these ‘can be a key public health tool to mitigate COVID-19’

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The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online in May. Nominations in all categories are open until Feb. 26. (File photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online in May. Nominations in all categories are open until Feb. 26. (File photo)
Charlotte and Travis Erdely

Life and style with Charlotte Erdeley

Custom home building as a team with husband Travis

  • Feb 1, 2021
Charlotte and Travis Erdely
The Hudson’s Bay Company sign in downtown Toronto, Wednesday July 16, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hudson’s Bay permanently laying off more than 600 workers across Canada

The permanent layoffs represent less than 5% of the company’s total workforce

The Hudson’s Bay Company sign in downtown Toronto, Wednesday July 16, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadians saved a lot of spending money during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to a new report (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)

Canadians saved 5x more spending money in 2020: report

Average household savings amounted to $5,816 in 2020, compared to $1,144 the previous year

Canadians saved a lot of spending money during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to a new report (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)
With hockey season over and school online, South Surrey resident Mason Smith used his free time to start an online business, Dane Cutlery. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey hockey player cuts through boredom by starting online business

Stuck at home due to COVID-19 lockdown, Mason Smith creates Dane Cutlery

With hockey season over and school online, South Surrey resident Mason Smith used his free time to start an online business, Dane Cutlery. (Contributed photo)
A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers Center in Salt Lake City on January 5, 2021. Yukon Community Services Minister John Streicker says a Vancouver couple accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting a notice to appear in court. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Bowmer)

Surrey Board of Trade town hall discusses businesses’ rights with the COVID vaccine

Questions included ‘Can an employer require an employee to get vaccinated?’

A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers Center in Salt Lake City on January 5, 2021. Yukon Community Services Minister John Streicker says a Vancouver couple accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting a notice to appear in court. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Bowmer)
Lonni van Diest  and Greg Sebell  owners of Blk Box . Darren Hull Photograph

Food For Fit from Blk Box

On-the-go meals for health and fitness

  • Jan 27, 2021
Lonni van Diest  and Greg Sebell  owners of Blk Box . Darren Hull Photograph
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

16% boom predicted for B.C. real estate sales in 2021: experts

Along with sales, the average price of homes is also predicted to rise, by nearly 8 percent

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Rudy Tomazic. Photography by Darren Hull

Diva Magic at Friends of Dorothy and beyond

Rudy Tomazic keeps the good times and the giving rolling

  • Jan 25, 2021
Rudy Tomazic. Photography by Darren Hull
Economic Development and Official Languages Minister Melanie Joly responds to a question in the House of Commons Monday November 23, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Federal minister touts need for new B.C. economic development agency

Last December’s federal economic update promised a stimulus package of about $100 billion this year

Economic Development and Official Languages Minister Melanie Joly responds to a question in the House of Commons Monday November 23, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld