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Sasha Bankovic (Photo: Police handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing 50-year-old man found safe

Sasha Bankovic went missing at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the 13700-block of 96th Avenue

Sasha Bankovic (Photo: Police handout)
Stephen Donnelly (Photo: Police handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing 13-year-old boy found safe

Stephen Donnelly had gone missing around 3 p.m. on Dec. 10

Stephen Donnelly (Photo: Police handout)
(Black Press file photo)

SkyTrain strike averted after ‘eleventh-hour deal’ reached

CUPE 7000 says ‘marathon bargaining session’ led to tentative agreement with BC Rapid Transit

(Black Press file photo)
Seniors plead to Surrey council ahead of public hearing for 1,000-plus unit development

Seniors plead to Surrey council ahead of public hearing for 1,000-plus unit development

In June, seniors in the buildings said they felt ‘left in the cold’ as plans for redevelopment materialized

Seniors plead to Surrey council ahead of public hearing for 1,000-plus unit development
Inside a party bus (Wikimedia Commons)

Province ‘reinforcing’ new rules for party buses as holiday season approaches

Ministry reminds the public that it’s against the law to consume alcohol, cannabis inside a vehicle

Inside a party bus (Wikimedia Commons)
(Black Press file)

Surrey RCMP find no evidence of gunfire after report of shots fired

Police say investigation ongoing; CCTV footage is being reviewed

(Black Press file)
Adam Summers, 30, has been missing since about 6:45 pm, Dec. 4, according to Delta Police Department. (Photo: Delta Police Department)

UPDATE: Police say man who went missing from Surrey Memorial Hospital found safe

Delta resident Adam Summers, 30, had gone missing around 6:45 p.m. on Dec. 4

Adam Summers, 30, has been missing since about 6:45 pm, Dec. 4, according to Delta Police Department. (Photo: Delta Police Department)
Surrey MLA Garry Begg speaks to a crowd at North Surrey Secondary School on Dec. 5 as the provincial government announces more funding for gang prevention programming. (Photo: Twitter@RachnaSinghNDP)

Province gives $4.93M boost to school-based gang prevention program

The funding will see the ‘Erase’ program expand from 12 to 16 communities

Surrey MLA Garry Begg speaks to a crowd at North Surrey Secondary School on Dec. 5 as the provincial government announces more funding for gang prevention programming. (Photo: Twitter@RachnaSinghNDP)
Safe Surrey councillors Laurie Guerra and Doug Elford. (Now-Leader file photos)

Safe Surrey councillors break silence after biting tongues at heated budget meetings

Guerra and Elford defend position on budget and why they didn’t speak up Monday

Safe Surrey councillors Laurie Guerra and Doug Elford. (Now-Leader file photos)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum talks to media on Monday (Dec. 2) after council gave the green light to a controversial five-year budget. (Photo: Amy Reid)

‘A disaster’: Surrey council OKs budget despite deemed ‘risk’ to public safety

Doug McCallum says budget is ‘one of the best’ he’s seen in all his years as mayor

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum talks to media on Monday (Dec. 2) after council gave the green light to a controversial five-year budget. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Widow Darlene Bennett delivers a powerful delegation to Surrey council during a finance committee budget meeting on Dec. 2, saying the planned policing transition is a waste of taxpayer money and ‘quite frankly a slap in the face to the victims left behind.’ (Photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey budget moves forward despite strong opposition at public hearing

City council will now vote on the budget during tonight’s meeting

Widow Darlene Bennett delivers a powerful delegation to Surrey council during a finance committee budget meeting on Dec. 2, saying the planned policing transition is a waste of taxpayer money and ‘quite frankly a slap in the face to the victims left behind.’ (Photo: Amy Reid)
Part of the stage at the first TEDxBearCreekPark event, held in April at Surrey City Hall’s Centre Stage. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Tickets to ‘bigger and better’ Surrey TEDx go on sale Dec. 1

Renowned Surrey neuroscientist Dr. Ryan D’Arcy among speakers for 2020 event

Part of the stage at the first TEDxBearCreekPark event, held in April at Surrey City Hall’s Centre Stage. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Rendering shows a planned redevelopment that would see 154 apartments replaced by 1,126 in Surrey’s Whalley area. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey council to consider plan to replace 154 Whalley apartments with 1,126

In June, seniors in the buildings said they felt ‘left in the cold’ as plans for redevelopment materialized

Rendering shows a planned redevelopment that would see 154 apartments replaced by 1,126 in Surrey’s Whalley area. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Three-year-old Christian McDonald. (Police handout)

UPDATE: Missing three-year-old boy found safe

Christian McDonald went missing Friday morning at 10:45 a.m. in 6900-block of 135th Street

Three-year-old Christian McDonald. (Police handout)
A home on the corner of at the corner of 63B Avenue and 165A Street boasts a display of thousands of lights that bring in people throughout the city to check it out. The family also collects donations for BC Children’s Hospital. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

MAP: Christmas light displays in Surrey and beyond

Send us pictures of your National Lampoon-style lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole playlands

A home on the corner of at the corner of 63B Avenue and 165A Street boasts a display of thousands of lights that bring in people throughout the city to check it out. The family also collects donations for BC Children’s Hospital. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
On Nov. 29, Surrey RCMP displayed money and drugs seized in three recent busts that police say will have a “significant impact on the flow of cocaine” at the street level. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Six arrested in Surrey busts that saw 30kg of cocaine and $125K in cash seized

Police say seizures will have a ‘significant impact on the flow of cocaine’ at street level

On Nov. 29, Surrey RCMP displayed money and drugs seized in three recent busts that police say will have a “significant impact on the flow of cocaine” at the street level. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Delta Police on scene at a fatal pedestrian crash in Ladner on Thursday, Nov. 28. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Delta marks third fatal Lower Mainland crash in three days

Delta Police confirm a pedestrian was killed in a crash in Ladner Thursday night

Delta Police on scene at a fatal pedestrian crash in Ladner on Thursday, Nov. 28. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
Surrey RCMP say Arpad “R.P.” Sator went missing on Nov. 28. (Photo: Police handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say 70-year-old man has been found and is safe

Police say Arpad “R.P.” Sator was last seen at 4 p.m. on Nov. 28 in the 15100-block of Highway 10

Surrey RCMP say Arpad “R.P.” Sator went missing on Nov. 28. (Photo: Police handout)
Lisa Werring, executive director of the Surrey Christmas Bureau, stands in the charity’s shopping area where 85 families a day will be choosing toys for their children. (Photo: Amy Reid)

VIDEO: A behind-the-scenes look at Surrey Christmas Bureau’s ‘pop-up Toys R Us’

The charity is calling for donations began distributing toys to families in need this week

Lisa Werring, executive director of the Surrey Christmas Bureau, stands in the charity’s shopping area where 85 families a day will be choosing toys for their children. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Photo: Amy Reid                                Marty Jones is manager of the newest shelter to open in Surrey, in a renovated motorcycle shop along King George Boulevard.

Surrey’s new emergency shelter almost full after one week

Some residents from ‘Sanctuary’ tent city moved into new King George Boulevard shelter

Photo: Amy Reid                                Marty Jones is manager of the newest shelter to open in Surrey, in a renovated motorcycle shop along King George Boulevard.