City of Surrey

‘We know the city is diverse,’ says anti-racism co-petitioner calling on Surrey to ‘stand up’

More than 4,000 signatures urge city to denounce racism against Black and Indigenous people

Artists pull out of Surrey’s virtual Canada Day event as anti-racism petition grows

Thousands of signatures urge city to denounce racism against Black and Indigenous people

Hundial calls for accountancy firm to pore over Surrey policing transition plan

But mayor denies his request, deeming it out of order

Surrey hires five bylaw enforcement officers

Four have been appointed as Community Patrol Officers effective from May 1, 2020 until September 15, 2020

Surrey takes over SCDC as city struggles under $42M deficit

‘It’s very sad to see, for sure,’ former Surrey mayor Dianne Watts says

Surrey gives distillery green light to produce pot-infused drink

Not everyone on city council is high on the idea

Councillor questions why ‘Keep the RCMP in Surrey’ lawn signs are being removed

City says it violates section of ‘Highway Traffic’ bylaw

Cloverdale Chamber director wants City of Surrey to reconsider sky high patio fees

Potential fees could run into the thousands of dollars

Surrey pushing the poor out of Whalley, public hearing speakers say

‘There is a war on the poor here in Surrey,’ resident Dave Diewert tells city council

OUR VIEW: Someone define respect for Surrey mayor

There needs to be a reckoning over Safe Surrey Coalition twitter post

  • Jun 3, 2020

All Safe Surrey Coalition council members must ‘step up’ over ‘bad taste’ tweets, rivals say

Slate’s posts on social media in ‘bad taste,’ councillor says

Surrey companies sell $4 million in PPE products to date

Sixteen local companies have already retooled to produce personal protection equipment manufacturers and 12 more are expected to join them

Surrey to pay TransLink $30M in land, $9M in cash for work on cancelled LRT

Council considered staff report on city’s 2019 annual financial statements during Monday’s “virtual” council meeting

OUR VIEW: Let’s hear why the Safe Surrey Coalition voted as they did

Perhaps they have sound arguments for voting to approve this expenditure right now. Too bad they didn’t bother to express them

  • May 27, 2020

Spending $500K on policing transition during pandemic a ‘waste,’ Surrey council hears

City council on a five-to-four vote authorized $500K for Surrey Police Department IT upgrades

Surrey restaurants to benefit from city’s patio plan

Pilot program will permit the use of temporary outdoor areas. It’s meant to be enacted fast, for the summer months

Surrey council gives OK for barber shop to serve booze

Critics called the idea ridiculous and dreadful

Staff recommend $500K-IT upgrades for better security for Surrey Police Department

It would ‘meet enhanced security requirements for policing information,’ report says

City governments to get more power over patio approval, attorney general says

Eby noted liquor stores have seen a “dramatic increase” in sales during the pandemic

Annis wants national PPE ‘centre of excellence’ set up in Surrey

Surrey councillor also calling on city to permit restaurants to build or expand on existing patios