City of Surrey

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s public hearings are for being heard

Surrey public hearings of late have been devolving into something less than intended

  • Jan 27, 2021
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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Surrey to borrow $150 million for three major recreation projects

That’s for a sports complex in the city centre, a sports and ice complex in Cloverdale and a community centre in Newton

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Surrey residential construction. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey to explore more accessibility for people with disabilities

Council on Monday approved Councillor Linda Annis’s motion to have staff seek out related incentives for developers

Surrey residential construction. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
The City of Surrey has been named one of the Canada’s top employers for young people. (City of Surrey photo)

City of Surrey named a top employer for young people for 10th consecutive year

Honour comes from Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

The City of Surrey has been named one of the Canada’s top employers for young people. (City of Surrey photo)
Surrey council has awarded a contract for the design of the Nicomekl Bridge replacement. (Google Streetview image)

Surrey approves $1M design contract for Nicomekl Bridge replacement

Construction anticipated to get underway in fall 2021

Surrey council has awarded a contract for the design of the Nicomekl Bridge replacement. (Google Streetview image)
Construction on the main foyer at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)

Clayton Community Centre opening delayed again

City says Provincial Health Order reason for latest delay

Construction on the main foyer at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)
The City of Surrey is seeking public input on its walking routes, including Semiahmoo Trail. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Surrey seeks input from seniors on city’s walking routes

Online survey is part of city’s Age Friendly Strategy

The City of Surrey is seeking public input on its walking routes, including Semiahmoo Trail. (Tracy Holmes photo)
View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

ZYTARUK: Divided Surrey council engrossed in mutual crocodile death roll

There’s no seeing eye-to-eye in total war

  • Jan 20, 2021
View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Council Chambers. (File photo)

Surrey city councillors complain not enough public input in committees

City has gone ‘exactly the opposite direction,’ Councillor Brenda Locke charges

Surrey Council Chambers. (File photo)
The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)

New park to be built in Clayton Heights

City of Surrey asking for feedback from Clayton residents

The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey firefighters’ response to drug overdose calls has increased by 25 per cent

City manager says this has equated to a 75 per cent increase in delivery of life-saving Naloxone by firefighters

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)

Council pushes forward applications for 400-plus dwellings in South Surrey

Loss of trees, pressure on schools cited by public, council members as areas of concern

16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)
Vision for the Flamingo Block, in 2018. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Portion of Flamingo Block project in Whalley now slated for offices

Applicant’s market research found there’s a demand for office space at that location

Vision for the Flamingo Block, in 2018. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)
Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

McCallum says First Nations are treated ‘better in Surrey literally than anywhere’

This was during debate that resulted in his Safe Surrey Coalition defeating Councillor Jack Hundial’s motion to acknowledge that city meetings are held on Coast Salish territory

Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
teaser photo of Stardust. Undated photo.

SURREY NOW & THEN: Old Stardust building will soon bite the dust to make way for tall tower

Popular roller rink closed 15 years ago, and the single-storey structure has been vacant for a year

teaser photo of Stardust. Undated photo.
Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)

South Surrey/White Rock sees one-third the number of COVID cases as rest of Surrey

33 people out of 1,000 have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in areas north of 40 Avenue in Surrey

Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)
Surrey school portable. (file photo)

Surrey councillor calling for zero-tolerance policy on more school portables

‘Surrey families are paying taxes and their kids shouldn’t be in portables,’ Linda Annis says

Surrey school portable. (file photo)
Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)

Surrey council permits second hair salon to serve liquor

This one is in Cloverdale, the first was in South Surrey last May

Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)
Photo by Tom Zytaruk

OUR VIEW: Surrey City of Parks mustn’t rest on its laurels

Requiring developers to grow trees and shrubs on flat roofs, like you will see in Vancouver, is an idea whose time has definitely come

  • Jan 6, 2021
Photo by Tom Zytaruk
Photo by Tom Zytaruk

Surrey tree protection bylaw tougher but environmentalist calls for more

‘We never make up the losses,’ Surrey environmentalist Deb Jack says

Photo by Tom Zytaruk