City of Surrey

Defamation lawsuit defendant claims developer told him he ‘controls’ South Asian media

Defamation lawsuit defendant claims developer told him he ‘controls’ South Asian media

Developer Bob Cheema has declined to comment on the contents of defendant Brian Young’s response to his civil claim

Defamation lawsuit defendant claims developer told him he ‘controls’ South Asian media
The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre is one of many recreation facilities currently closed due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus. (Ema Peter Photography/Canadian Wood Council photo)

South Surrey pools remain closed as city continues gradual reopening of indoor facilities

Semiahmoo Peninsula aquatic groups to train at Surrey Sport and Leisure Centre in Fleetwood

The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre is one of many recreation facilities currently closed due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus. (Ema Peter Photography/Canadian Wood Council photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) and Delta Coun. Dan Copeland walk across the Nicomekl sea dam following a May 2019 funding announcement, when $76 million was pledged to help Surrey implement aspects of its Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy. (File photo)

Surrey notches win for flood-adaptation strategy

Environment award recognizes city’s preparations ‘for a new reality of coastal flooding risk’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) and Delta Coun. Dan Copeland walk across the Nicomekl sea dam following a May 2019 funding announcement, when $76 million was pledged to help Surrey implement aspects of its Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy. (File photo)
Fleetwood’s Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool will open to the public and aquatic sport teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool set to open Oct. 13

City announces opening date for public and aquatic sport teams

Fleetwood’s Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool will open to the public and aquatic sport teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Surrey council instructs staff to explore switching to a ward system

Surrey council instructs staff to explore switching to a ward system

Several council members say a referendum would be the way to go

Surrey council instructs staff to explore switching to a ward system
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey Police Service a “done deal,” mayor insists

Opponents say process is flawed, on eve of Tuesday’s police board meeting

An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
Roy Strang, in the heart of Sunnyside Acres – the forest he helped gain protect status for 30 years ago – in South Surrey. Strang died Sunday at the age of 94. (File photo)

Sunnyside Acres advocate remembered for passion, knowledge, devotion to family

Longtime columnist, environmental activist Roy Strang, 94, has died

Roy Strang, in the heart of Sunnyside Acres – the forest he helped gain protect status for 30 years ago – in South Surrey. Strang died Sunday at the age of 94. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council gives nod to numerous towers, townhouses

Projects involving four high-rise towers, 22 mid-rise buildings and 256 townhouses passed third reading Monday night

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
City of Surrey was sued for nearly $900K for icy street crash

City of Surrey was sued for nearly $900K for icy street crash

Plaintiff has won another round in court against city hall

City of Surrey was sued for nearly $900K for icy street crash
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (File photo)
The City of Surrey has partnered with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to remind drivers to slow down in construction zones. New signs feature a picture of a Surrey roadside worker and her children. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Our mom works here’: New signs remind drivers to be careful in construction zones

City of Surrey, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner for pilot project

The City of Surrey has partnered with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to remind drivers to slow down in construction zones. New signs feature a picture of a Surrey roadside worker and her children. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
City of Surrey indoor aquatic centres, including the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in South Surrey, have been closed since mid-March due to the pandemic. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Surrey councillor calls for immediate re-opening of city’s indoor aquatic facilities

‘There is no health reason why Surrey’s facilities shouldn’t be open today,’ says Linda Annis

City of Surrey indoor aquatic centres, including the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in South Surrey, have been closed since mid-March due to the pandemic. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Red Braid Alliance says 23 protesters were arrested Tuesday night after occupying low-income housing that is to be replaced by a highrise condominium project in Whalley. (Submitted photo: Listen Chen)

Surrey Mounties arrest 23 low-income housing activists in Whalley

Members of Red Braid Alliance have accused city hall of waging war on the poor in Whalley

Red Braid Alliance says 23 protesters were arrested Tuesday night after occupying low-income housing that is to be replaced by a highrise condominium project in Whalley. (Submitted photo: Listen Chen)
Surrey City Councillor Laurie Guerra. (File photo)

Surrey councillor asks if CERB playing a role in drug overdoses

Laurie Guerra says drug rehab manager told her CERB is ‘probably one of the worst things’ for recovering addicts

Surrey City Councillor Laurie Guerra. (File photo)
Melissa Granum, executive director of the Surrey Police Board. (Submitted photo)

Transparency is the ‘lens’ Granum vows to apply to new Surrey Police Board

Executive director of Surrey Police Board sheds light on what Surrey residents can expect

Melissa Granum, executive director of the Surrey Police Board. (Submitted photo)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
The joint Surrey COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Team was created in late March, as a partnership between the city and RCMP. (Photo: City of Surrey/Twitter)

More than 50,000 checks: Surrey COVID-19 compliance, enforcement team’s role has ‘evolved’

Joint bylaw, RCMP team created to help with coronavirus education, support

The joint Surrey COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Team was created in late March, as a partnership between the city and RCMP. (Photo: City of Surrey/Twitter)
A particularly ugly view of Surrey traffic prior to the pandemic. (File photo)

Surrey monitoring traffic as vehicles again clog city streets

Compared with city’s 2019 weekly average, deepest volume reduction was in late March with up to 46 per cent less vehicles

A particularly ugly view of Surrey traffic prior to the pandemic. (File photo)
A view of Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council sets new rules for Good Citizen of the Year award

Candidates have more hurdles to jump before getting nominated for the prestigious local title

A view of Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey councillors wary of ‘streamlining’ environmental development permits process

Mayor Doug McCallum notes B.C. government only agency that can issue environment permit

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)