City Council

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

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

 

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Annis topped pay list for Surrey city councillors in 2021

Coun. Linda Annis’s grand total was $108,531. At the bottom of the list was Coun. Jack Hundial, with a grand total of $97,465

 

Surrey city council reconvened on June 1. (Screen shot)

Surrey council looking at reinstating virtual meetings

Coun. Laurie Guerra called it ‘a very wise option’

Surrey city council reconvened on June 1. (Screen shot)
Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. (File photos: Lauren Collins)

Motion challenges Surrey mayor continuing his duties with mischief charge unresolved

Coun. Brenda Locke, Doug McCallum’s only declared rival so far for the mayor’s seat, presented her notice of motion Monday night

Surrey Coun. and mayoral candidate Brenda Locke, and Surrey Mayor and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. (File photos: Lauren Collins)
Maple Ridge City Hall is seeking public input on a concept plan for the new bike skills park. (Special to The News)

New Maple Ridge bike park will honour victim of 2017 Vegas mass shooting

Parents of Jordan McIldoon will memorialize their son with donation

Maple Ridge City Hall is seeking public input on a concept plan for the new bike skills park. (Special to The News)
View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New Surrey Forward civic slate registered with Elections BC

‘Things at Surrey City Hall need to change,’ Surrey Forward rep says

View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey council chambers inside City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council suspends new Code of Conduct investigations until after next election

The amendments to the bylaw, approved by the Safe Surrey Coalition majority on a 5-3 vote Monday night, take effect Tuesday, April 12

Surrey council chambers inside City Hall. (File photo)
Coun. Gordy Robson is taking the City of Maple Ridge to court over disciplinary action against him. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge councillor takes city to court over disciplinary action

Gordy Robson petitions to have censure against him quashed by Supreme Court

Coun. Gordy Robson is taking the City of Maple Ridge to court over disciplinary action against him. (Special to The News)
Surrey councillor says emptying trash bins at city parks needs to be made a priority. (File photo: TomZytaruk)

Surrey councillor says trash bins ‘overflowing’ in city parks

Coun. Jack Hundial made the remarks as council awarded $1.2M in landscaping contracts on Feb. 14

Surrey councillor says emptying trash bins at city parks needs to be made a priority. (File photo: TomZytaruk)
Surrey Council Chambers at city hall. (File photo)

Surrey Connect accuses Safe Surrey Coalition of $24M ‘selfish’ Cloverdale arena delay

Costs have risen for Cloverdale Sport and Ice Complex and Newton Community Centre

Surrey Council Chambers at city hall. (File photo)
Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)

Surrey city councillor requests leave of absence until April 30

Coun. Steven Pettigrew’s request was addressed under the mayor’s report on Monday night’s council meeting

Surrey Coun. Steven Pettigrew. (File photo)
People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

B.C.’s capital bucking up for legal challenge of Quebec’s religious symbols ban

Victoria among number of Canadian cities commiting cash, encourage other B.C. cities to do the same

People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
Surrey city hall. (File photo)

29-home development eyed for four-hectare site in South Surrey

Public hearing for north Grandview Heights-area application set for Jan. 17

Surrey city hall. (File photo)
Outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council approves waste collection contract

Council awards 7-year contract to GFL Environmental Inc. for curbside residential waste collection

Outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
Surrey council members separated by plexiglass, with Coun. Brenda Locke, who says she is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 sitting to the right of Coun. Doug Elford, who says he too is fully vaccinated, and to the left of Coun. Steven Pettigrew, who refuses to reveal his vaccination status. (Screen shot)

Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke fears sitting beside Coun. Steven Pettigrew, who refuses to say if he’s vaccinated

If he is not vaccinated, Locke said, ‘I don’t want to sit by him. We sit so close together.’ Pettigrew could not be reached for comment

Surrey council members separated by plexiglass, with Coun. Brenda Locke, who says she is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 sitting to the right of Coun. Doug Elford, who says he too is fully vaccinated, and to the left of Coun. Steven Pettigrew, who refuses to reveal his vaccination status. (Screen shot)
Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Safe Surrey Coalition defeats two more Brenda Locke motions

These involved SkyTrain extension details, and letting residents participate in public hearings by phone

Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Panorama residents are voicing opposition to a development proposal for greenspace in their neighborhood. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Panorama residents rail against application to develop on greenspace

Public hearing set before city council on Nov. 8, for the property at 13190 64 Ave.

Panorama residents are voicing opposition to a development proposal for greenspace in their neighborhood. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
White Rock’s mayor is to deliver two State of the City addresses on Nov. 16, 2021. (File photo)

White Rock mayor to deliver ‘State of the City’ addresses Nov. 16

Pair of events aimed at providing updates from business, community perspective

White Rock’s mayor is to deliver two State of the City addresses on Nov. 16, 2021. (File photo)
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: Surrey must grow properly, with balance

Balance needs to be struck between land development and livability

  • Oct 21, 2021
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)