City of Surrey

Surrey council chambers, inside city hall. (File photo)

Politicians want Surrey’s Civic Distinction Awards done ‘virtually,’ not postponed

City staff recommended they be put off to the fall of 2021 because of the pandemic

Surrey council chambers, inside city hall. (File photo)
A volunteer takes notes during the March homeless count. (Photo: BCNPHA)

Volunteers counted 644 homeless people in Surrey over 24 hours in March

Data collected helps governments and community agencies help the homeless

A volunteer takes notes during the March homeless count. (Photo: BCNPHA)
The Crescent Beach pier has been closed due to COVID-19 “non compliance.” (Brenda Anderson photo)

Crescent Beach pier closed over long weekend due to COVID-19 ‘non-compliance’

Pier re-opened on Wednesday, according to City of Surrey officials

The Crescent Beach pier has been closed due to COVID-19 “non compliance.” (Brenda Anderson photo)
Surrey City Councillor Doug Elford. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey councillor calls for ward system

‘Surrey is ripe for a ward system now,’ Councillor Doug Elford says

Surrey City Councillor Doug Elford. (Photo: Amy Reid)
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, 2019. (Photo: Amy Reid)

First Police Board meeting Thursday a ‘pivotal moment’ in Surrey’s history, mayor says

The 10 a.m. “virtual” meeting Aug. 6 will be live-streamed and details on tuning in will be available at surrey.ca/policeboard

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, 2019. (Photo: Amy Reid)
A tent city sprung up in Surrey’s city centre following a rally in June against gentrification in the downtown core. It was later dismantled. (Photo credit: Red Braid Alliance).

BC ACORN report calls on Surrey to help renters

Report contains steps on how the City of Surrey can “ease” the city’s housing crisis

A tent city sprung up in Surrey’s city centre following a rally in June against gentrification in the downtown core. It was later dismantled. (Photo credit: Red Braid Alliance).
Surrey firefighters battle several trailer and truck fires at a truck yard at Olsen Road just off Old Yale Road on Tuesday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters battle truck, trailer fires in Brownsville

One man was take to Surrey Memorial Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation

Surrey firefighters battle several trailer and truck fires at a truck yard at Olsen Road just off Old Yale Road on Tuesday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Cloverdale’s East Clayton neighbourhood has been plagued by parking woes for years. (Black Press Media file photo)

City attempts to address parking woes in East Clayton

Clayton resident says the approved measures won’t solve anything

Cloverdale’s East Clayton neighbourhood has been plagued by parking woes for years. (Black Press Media file photo)
Truckers shouldn’t sleep in their rigs on Surrey’s streets if RV owners can’t, council hears

Truckers shouldn’t sleep in their rigs on Surrey’s streets if RV owners can’t, council hears

‘What’s good for the goose is good for the gander,’ resident tells public hearing

Truckers shouldn’t sleep in their rigs on Surrey’s streets if RV owners can’t, council hears
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey council gives nod to 131-townhouse project for Guildford

‘For me it’s just too much density,’ Councillor Steven Pettigrew said

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Councillor Laurie Guerra is president of the Surrey Homeless and Housing Society. (File photo)

Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society to distribute COVID-19 grants in September

The amount of money has not yet been determined, Councillor Laurie Guerra says

Surrey Councillor Laurie Guerra is president of the Surrey Homeless and Housing Society. (File photo)
Surrey council chambers. (File photo)

Surrey’s mayor and eight councillors raked in $1,020,072 last year

‘We’re talking about a very large amount of income that we’re pulling in here,’ Councillor Steven Pettigrew said

Surrey council chambers. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey’s 2020 budget shortfall forecast drops to $29.6M from$42.1M

Mayor says it’s a ‘tremendous achievement’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Gerrie Kotze, vice-president and chief financial officer for Teal-Jones Group. (Submitted photo)

Surrey major industrial companies alarmed at 2020 property tax hikes

The Surrey Board of Trade is calling for a review

Gerrie Kotze, vice-president and chief financial officer for Teal-Jones Group. (Submitted photo)
Surrey Council Chambers. (File photo)

Patton, Nagra, Guerra named directors of homelessness and housing society in closed meeting

The 11-member board was dissolved in June, also in a meeting that was closed to the public

Surrey Council Chambers. (File photo)
Surrey Councillor Linda Annis. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey councillor wants ‘major’ accounting firm to review city’s land portfolio

Linda Annis seeking recommendations that ‘leverage’ Surrey’s land through leasing rather than selling it

Surrey Councillor Linda Annis. (Now-Leader file photo)
(Photo submitted)

Surrey council approves on-street truck parking program

City also increasing street parking spaces in East Clayton

(Photo submitted)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed 25-storey office tower at the southeast corner of King George Boulevard. (Image: City of Surrey)

Surrey council gives nod to office tower at southeast corner of Central City mall

The 25-storey office tower is proposed for 10045 King George Boulevard

An artist’s rendering of a proposed 25-storey office tower at the southeast corner of King George Boulevard. (Image: City of Surrey)
Surrey Councillor Linda Annis. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey council rejects motion to speed up permit process

‘More than ever cash is tight for our businesses,’ Councillor Linda Annis said

Surrey Councillor Linda Annis. (Now-Leader file photo)
Calla Oxley and her son Wade stand on their neighbours property, which backs on to Bayview Woods Park. Oxley says her son sustained an allergic reaction after playing in the tall grass. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey mom frustrated by city’s response after son, 10, has severe reaction to park grass 

City of Surrey parks manager says ‘potential steps’ to address concern under review

Calla Oxley and her son Wade stand on their neighbours property, which backs on to Bayview Woods Park. Oxley says her son sustained an allergic reaction after playing in the tall grass. (Aaron Hinks photo)