City of Surrey

Amrit Birring, People’s Party of Canada. (Submitted photo)

Guildford resident Amrit Birring enters race for Surrey mayor

Birring, Surrey’s 7th declared candidate for Surrey mayor says he’ll be running with a full slate called People’s Council Surrey

 

UNITI’s Culinary Arts program just wrapped up another successful cohort group, with their graduation ceremony held Wednesday evening. (Sobia Moman photo)

Proud and Confident: South Surrey UNITI members of culinary school take to graduation stage

The Food Services Assistant Program is a six-month course where students get cooking in restaurants

 

An example of Surrey Mounties and Surrey Police Service officers patrolling the city’s streets together. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Final Surrey Police Service take-over date from RCMP still unknown

In this special report, the Now-Leader explores why that is

 

Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey citizens owed an explanation on police transition

Questions remain over lengthy switchover, where SPS officers will come from

  • Aug 11, 2022
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A new four-lane crossing on King George Boulevard over the Nicomekl River will replace the old crossing. (Sobia Moman photo)

Completion dates set for Nicomekl Bridge crossing in South Surrey

King George Boulevard bridge is being installed in two parts

A new four-lane crossing on King George Boulevard over the Nicomekl River will replace the old crossing. (Sobia Moman photo)
Screenshot from the registration page for the 55+ tech forums the City of Surrey plans to host this fall and winter. (Image via surrey.ca)

City to host series of tech forums for seniors

Three free forums to be held in Whalley, Newton, Cloverdale

Screenshot from the registration page for the 55+ tech forums the City of Surrey plans to host this fall and winter. (Image via surrey.ca)
Surrey City gave second and third readings Monday (Aug. 8) – immediately after the public hearing – for a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses. (Google maps)

Council pushes contentious South Surrey townhouse development forward

Second and third readings pass shortly after mid-afternoon public hearing

Surrey City gave second and third readings Monday (Aug. 8) – immediately after the public hearing – for a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses. (Google maps)
Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council refuses to apologize to 7 residents who were barred from meetings

‘We sure as hell weren’t vindicated,’ said Annie Kaps, one of the residents

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey emergency volunteers in action. (Photo: City of Surrey)

Surrey needs emergency volunteers

Those interested in applying can view www.surrey.ca/volunteer for information

Surrey emergency volunteers in action. (Photo: City of Surrey)
B.C. Men’s Fastpitch Championships will be held later this month at Softball City. (Contributed photo)

Softball City set to host men’s fastpitch provincials

Surrey-hosted tournament will feature 18 teams from across B.C.

B.C. Men’s Fastpitch Championships will be held later this month at Softball City. (Contributed photo)
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Surrey road projects to receive nearly $11M through TransLink fund

It’s for seven projects ranging from widening roads to building bicycling tracks, paths and sidewalks

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Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey aims for ‘diverse offering’ of housing in Bolivar Heights, Green Timbers

City staff have been working on land use plan for two years

Surrey city hall. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey City will host a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, into a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses on the site. (Google maps)

Public hearing set for proposal to develop 482 townhouses in South Surrey

Proponent seeks redesignation of land from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential

Surrey City will host a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, into a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses on the site. (Google maps)
Artist’s conception of a five-highrise residential development proposed for Surrey city centre, source City of Surrey
Artist’s conception of a five-highrise residential development proposed for Surrey city centre, source City of Surrey
Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)

Whalley’s Kuldip Pelia running for Surrey mayor

He’s Surrey’s sixth mayoral candidate to announce he’s running for the big chair in Oct. 15 election

Kuldip Pelia. (Submitted photo)
South Surrey Indoor Pool will reopen Sept. 20, the City of Surrey announced Tuesday. (surrey.ca photo)

South Surrey Indoor Pool to reopen Sept. 20

Aquatic facility is the last of five indoor pools to open in the city since closing in 2020

South Surrey Indoor Pool will reopen Sept. 20, the City of Surrey announced Tuesday. (surrey.ca photo)
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)
Tristan Kristol (on the ladder) and Keegan Sheridan participated in painting over graffiti at Ocean Park Pizza and Village Pub. (Sobia Moman photo)

Video: High school rugby team volunteer to clean-up graffiti in Ocean Park

The Elgin Park Secondary Orcas spent their Monday afternoon painting over a graffiti-filled wall

Tristan Kristol (on the ladder) and Keegan Sheridan participated in painting over graffiti at Ocean Park Pizza and Village Pub. (Sobia Moman photo)
Paddlers makes their way toward the start/finish line at Surrey Hospital Foundation “Champion of the Crescent” third annual stand up paddle board charity event at Blackie Spit Park at Crescent Beach in in Surrey on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The event supports youth mental health programs, with proceeds going towards renewing the outdoor courtyard used by youth in the adolescent day treatment program in Surrey. (Photo by Anna Burns/Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Champion of the Crescent crowned as $243K raised for charity

Surrey Hospital Foundation event raised money for adolescent day treatment program

  • Jul 26, 2022
Paddlers makes their way toward the start/finish line at Surrey Hospital Foundation “Champion of the Crescent” third annual stand up paddle board charity event at Blackie Spit Park at Crescent Beach in in Surrey on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The event supports youth mental health programs, with proceeds going towards renewing the outdoor courtyard used by youth in the adolescent day treatment program in Surrey. (Photo by Anna Burns/Black Press Media)
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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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