Amy Reid

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum, left and former attorney general Wally Oppal. (Now-Leader file photos)

Politicizing Surrey police transition ‘doesn’t help,’ Wally Oppal says

Head of transition team defends plan’s progress after McCallum decries ‘bureaucratic red tape’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum, left and former attorney general Wally Oppal. (Now-Leader file photos)
Emergency crews on scene after a crash in the 13300-block of 104th Avenue on Monday, Sept. 30. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)

Mother, young children struck while crossing street near Surrey City Hall

Surrey RCMP say the mother and her two daughters were taken to hospital with minor injuries

Emergency crews on scene after a crash in the 13300-block of 104th Avenue on Monday, Sept. 30. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)
Screengrab of a video released by police on Sept. 30 that show a suspected shooter running across Fraser Highway on Sept. 28, and back again.

UPDATE: Police release video footage of Surrey shooting suspect

Police want to talk to anyone who recognizes the man; appeal for dash-cam footage

Screengrab of a video released by police on Sept. 30 that show a suspected shooter running across Fraser Highway on Sept. 28, and back again.
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo)

Surrey mayor slams ‘lack of progress’ on new police force in wake of fatal shooting

Councillor Hundial accuses McCallum of ‘politicizing a tragedy’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo)
Fleetwood’s Meagan Anne MacDougall Park, at 15385 90th Ave. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Have your say about the future of Surrey’s Meagan Anne MacDougall Park

Metro Vancouver installing water reservoir underneath the Fleetwood park; city plans park upgrades

Fleetwood’s Meagan Anne MacDougall Park, at 15385 90th Ave. (Photo: surrey.ca)
An example of what the new surrey.ca may look like once a redesign is complete, as shown to city council on Sept. 16. The new website is set to launch in early 2020. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey redeveloping its website to put ‘customer experience first’

New website to go live in early 2020; new ‘digital accounts’ for residents coming this fall

An example of what the new surrey.ca may look like once a redesign is complete, as shown to city council on Sept. 16. The new website is set to launch in early 2020. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Surrey RCMP have released this image of a suspect vehicle in a groping incident in Newton.

Surrey RCMP looking for man who groped woman in Newton

Police say woman walking on 124th Street was touched on breast in early morning hours of Sept. 19

Surrey RCMP have released this image of a suspect vehicle in a groping incident in Newton.
Allan McCrea was reported missing on Thursday (Sept. 26), and was last seen in the 16700-block of Fraser Highway. (Photo: Police handout)

Surrey RCMP searching for missing 66-year old man last seen in Fleetwood

Allan McCrea was reported missing on Sept. 26 and was last seen in the 16700-block of Fraser Highway

Allan McCrea was reported missing on Thursday (Sept. 26), and was last seen in the 16700-block of Fraser Highway. (Photo: Police handout)
Over 70 exhibitors present at the Shannon Hall and Alice McKay Building in Surrey (Photo by Amy Reid/Black Press Media)

Surrey job fair showcases education, career choices

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair held Thursday, Sept. 26

Over 70 exhibitors present at the Shannon Hall and Alice McKay Building in Surrey (Photo by Amy Reid/Black Press Media)
The Pattullo Bridge connects Surrey to New Westminster. (File photo)

Earthquake warning system being installed for Pattullo Bridge

The ‘gate’ system is set to go live later this year

The Pattullo Bridge connects Surrey to New Westminster. (File photo)
Photo of robbery suspect (at left) aboard a bus in Surrey on Sept. 12.

Police search for woman after iPhone stolen from man in wheelchair on Surrey bus

Transit Police say alleged theft happened on a B-Line bus on Sept. 12

Photo of robbery suspect (at left) aboard a bus in Surrey on Sept. 12.
The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society and Surrey Hospice Charity’s Community Thrift Store was hit by thieves twice in recent weeks. (Photo: Facebook.com/CommThrift)

Three thefts in a month ‘unsettling’ for Surrey firefighters charity

Thousand of dollars worth of items stolen from charity thrift store; first aid equipment taken from trailer

The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society and Surrey Hospice Charity’s Community Thrift Store was hit by thieves twice in recent weeks. (Photo: Facebook.com/CommThrift)
‘There’s no law against living in a motorhome in Surrey’

‘There’s no law against living in a motorhome in Surrey’

While some turn to RV living amid housing crisis, others in Surrey express frustration

‘There’s no law against living in a motorhome in Surrey’
Face painting, train rides, free candy and more will once again part of the ‘Newton Spooktacular’ event, this year set for Oct. 26. (Photo: File photo)

‘Spooktacular Newton’ to close down part of 137th Street this year

Train rides, face-painting, dancers and more at annual Halloween event hosted by Newton BIA

Face painting, train rides, free candy and more will once again part of the ‘Newton Spooktacular’ event, this year set for Oct. 26. (Photo: File photo)
City of Surrey rendering from 2018 of a new kids play area planned in Hawthorne Park and a “youth plaza” to be delivered. (City of Surrey photo)

Surrey council awards contract to build new Hawthorne Park waterpark, washrooms

Surrey council approved a $2.26M contract on Monday (Sept. 16)

City of Surrey rendering from 2018 of a new kids play area planned in Hawthorne Park and a “youth plaza” to be delivered. (City of Surrey photo)
Joshua Derrah. (Photo: Police handout)

Surrey RCMP looking for missing man last seen in Whalley

Police say Joshua Derrah was reported missing on Sept. 11 and has not been heard from since

Joshua Derrah. (Photo: Police handout)
A pile of election signs that were removed by City of Surrey in the 2018 civic election, due to their placement not confirming to city rules. Months after being elected last October, the new Surrey council voted to ban election signs on private property and highways. (File photo/Lauren Collins)

Here’s why you may not have seen many federal election signs in Surrey

Earlier this year, Surrey council banned election signs on public property, highways

A pile of election signs that were removed by City of Surrey in the 2018 civic election, due to their placement not confirming to city rules. Months after being elected last October, the new Surrey council voted to ban election signs on private property and highways. (File photo/Lauren Collins)
IIO BC is a civilian oversight agency that investigates incidents involving police officers that result in death or serious harm to determine whether or not an officer may have committed an offence. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police watchdog investigating after pedestrian struck and killed in Surrey

IIO investigating after male killed in crash shortly after being released from police custody

IIO BC is a civilian oversight agency that investigates incidents involving police officers that result in death or serious harm to determine whether or not an officer may have committed an offence. (Black Press Media file photo)
B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth (Black Press Media)

B.C. cabinet minister denies that Surrey mayor’s friend attended government meeting

Surrey councillor questions Vancouver businessman Bob Cheema’s involvement in official meeting

B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth (Black Press Media)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix. (Black Press files)

Health minister hints that location for new Surrey hospital has been found

Minister Adrian Dix says an announcement can be expected before the end of the year

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix. (Black Press files)