Cloverdale

Canada’s Caileigh Filmer (left) and Hillary Janssens look at each other after receiving their bronze medals, won in the women’s pair rowing final event during the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games July 29, 2021. (Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)

Cloverdale rower wins bronze in Tokyo

Hillary Janssens and Caileigh Filmer earn bronze in women’s pair

 

Matthew Campbell (left), director of the new Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank, hands out food along with volunteers Linda Wing and Kelita Haverland. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank to open Saturdays

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank will add fourth day of weekly distribution beginning Aug. 7

 

Cloverdale singer Rayne is seen on the cover of her debut EP “False Love.” The six-song EP will be available on all streaming services beginning July 30. (Submitted)

Cloverdale singer Rayne to release debut EP

Lord Tweedsmuir alumna to launch six-song offering July 30

 

Ben Wevers stands in Clover Square with members of the RCMP and a British Columbia Ambassador in 2008 when the Royal Hudson visited Cloverdale on Canada Day. Wevers, a longtime volunteer in Cloverdale, passed away July 18. (Submitted)

Cloverdale loses longtime volunteer and ‘goodwill ambassador’

Ben Wevers, 80, of Cloverdale died July 18

Ben Wevers stands in Clover Square with members of the RCMP and a British Columbia Ambassador in 2008 when the Royal Hudson visited Cloverdale on Canada Day. Wevers, a longtime volunteer in Cloverdale, passed away July 18. (Submitted)
Emma Alves is seen here on the cover for her second studio album, “Up Late Writing This.” The album will be available on all streaming services beginning July 30. (Submitted)

Cloverdale’s Emma Alves to release new album July 30

Alves self-produced her latest offering, ‘Up Late Writing This’

Emma Alves is seen here on the cover for her second studio album, “Up Late Writing This.” The album will be available on all streaming services beginning July 30. (Submitted)
Cloverdale BIA president Dean Moore and City of Surrey Film Liaison Officer James Monk received a cheque for $10,000 from the Scriptures Productions Inc. that will go towards the redevelopment of Hawthorne Square. The Scriptures gave the community donation to the BIA after they wrapped filming in Cloverdale after seven months. (Submitted)

BIA gets $10,000 to help redevelop Hawthorne Square

Money donated by the Scriptures Productions Inc. after filming ‘Peacemaker’ in Cloverdale for last seven months

Cloverdale BIA president Dean Moore and City of Surrey Film Liaison Officer James Monk received a cheque for $10,000 from the Scriptures Productions Inc. that will go towards the redevelopment of Hawthorne Square. The Scriptures gave the community donation to the BIA after they wrapped filming in Cloverdale after seven months. (Submitted)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

New Surrey hospital gets a permit approved

Surrey council approved a variance permit to KPU related to the hospital

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Map of the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. (Image via City of Surrey)

Cloverdale Rodeo Association will no longer run Fairgrounds

City of Surrey to take over Cloverdale Fairgrounds operation

Map of the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. (Image via City of Surrey)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) joined Premier John Horgan and other local mayors, MLAs, and dignitaries at an announcement Friday, July 9, about funding for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. Cloverdale Chamber director Scott Wheatley welcomed the funding, but said Cloverdale has again been ignored as greater bus service is needed in the area. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Trudeau’s SkyTrain funding good news but Cloverdale needs bus service, Chamber says

Executive director Scott Wheatley says Cloverdale continues to be ignored when it comes to improved transit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) joined Premier John Horgan and other local mayors, MLAs, and dignitaries at an announcement Friday, July 9, about funding for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. Cloverdale Chamber director Scott Wheatley welcomed the funding, but said Cloverdale has again been ignored as greater bus service is needed in the area. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) joined Premier John Horgan and other local mayors, MLAs, and dignitaries at an announcement Friday, July 9, about funding for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)

BREAKING: Trudeau pledges $1.3 billion for SkyTrain to Langley

The federal money could see the project finally begin construction

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) joined Premier John Horgan and other local mayors, MLAs, and dignitaries at an announcement Friday, July 9, about funding for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)
Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Four-year-old raises money, food for Surrey Food Bank

Cloverdale preschooler asked for donations, instead of gifts, for her birthday this year

Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The sixth annual Clovie awards will be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club. (Photo: submitted)

Cloverdale Chamber seeking nominations for annual Clovie awards

Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce will hand out annual business awards Nov. 17

The sixth annual Clovie awards will be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club. (Photo: submitted)
Cloverdale-area farmer Mike Bose at his family-operated corn maze in 2016. The annual attraction won’t open this summer for the first time in 22 years. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey’s Bose Corn Maze won’t open this summer due to COVID uncertainties

The family’s 25-acre cornfield labyrinth first opened in 1999

Cloverdale-area farmer Mike Bose at his family-operated corn maze in 2016. The annual attraction won’t open this summer for the first time in 22 years. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Michael Worth, GM for Elements Casino Surrey, sits between new plastic barriers at a Blackjack table with card dealer Eric Huynh in the casino July 2. As part of their provincial reopening plan, casinos have had to erect barriers for both table games and slot machines. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Elements Casino opened July 1

Most B.C. casinos welcomed gamers back on Canada Day

Michael Worth, GM for Elements Casino Surrey, sits between new plastic barriers at a Blackjack table with card dealer Eric Huynh in the casino July 2. As part of their provincial reopening plan, casinos have had to erect barriers for both table games and slot machines. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Scott Wheatley, executive director of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, and Rebecca Smith, advocacy chair and vice president of the Chamber, issued statements June 28 about Canada Day and the recent increase in municipal taxes. (Photos: Submitted)

‘Punishing increases’ in city taxes says Cloverdale Chamber director

Chamber issues statements on both tax increases and Canada Day

Scott Wheatley, executive director of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, and Rebecca Smith, advocacy chair and vice president of the Chamber, issued statements June 28 about Canada Day and the recent increase in municipal taxes. (Photos: Submitted)
Bruno Zappone, then the oldest volunteer at the B.C. Vintage Truck Museum, receives a 2020 Clovie for “Volunteer of the Year” from the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 6, 2020. Zappone passed away June 22 at the age of 95. (Image via Facebook)
Bruno Zappone, then the oldest volunteer at the B.C. Vintage Truck Museum, receives a 2020 Clovie for “Volunteer of the Year” from the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 6, 2020. Zappone passed away June 22 at the age of 95. (Image via Facebook)
The Cloverdale Spurs Tadpole team (U8) field the ball in a game against the Ridge Meadows Royals June 27 at Cloverdale Ball Park. On this play, the Spurs’ second baseman (glove in the air) snags a pop fly as a Ridge Meadows baserunner darts back to first. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

PHOTOS: Cloverdale Spurs battle Ridge Meadows Royals

Game was moved to early morning to avoid midday heat

The Cloverdale Spurs Tadpole team (U8) field the ball in a game against the Ridge Meadows Royals June 27 at Cloverdale Ball Park. On this play, the Spurs’ second baseman (glove in the air) snags a pop fly as a Ridge Meadows baserunner darts back to first. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Tai Brown works the grill at Tommie’s Jerk in Cloverdale. The new Jamaican eatery opened up a few months ago in space next to the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

New Jamaican eatery open in Cloverdale

Tommie’s Jerk is located at the side of the Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Tai Brown works the grill at Tommie’s Jerk in Cloverdale. The new Jamaican eatery opened up a few months ago in space next to the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Sandra Borger, visitor experience coordinator with the Museum of Surrey, tours the exhibit “Trailblazing: Women in Canada Since 1867,” which opens in the museum’s feature gallery June 24. (Photo: Museum of Surrey)

‘Trailblazing women’ exhibit to open at Museum of Surrey

Travelling exhibition to open June 24

Sandra Borger, visitor experience coordinator with the Museum of Surrey, tours the exhibit “Trailblazing: Women in Canada Since 1867,” which opens in the museum’s feature gallery June 24. (Photo: Museum of Surrey)
A sulcata tortoise hitches a ride with Kelsey Langille, animal care coordinator with the Urban Safari Rescue Society. Fully grown, a sulcata tortoise can weigh 300 pounds. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Urban Safari animals survive with dedicated help from friends

‘When COVID hit, it knocked the stuffing out of us’: Sharon Doucette

  • Jun 22, 2021
A sulcata tortoise hitches a ride with Kelsey Langille, animal care coordinator with the Urban Safari Rescue Society. Fully grown, a sulcata tortoise can weigh 300 pounds. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)