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More teachers coming to Surrey

More teachers coming to Surrey

School board plans to hire 161 new staff for the fall

More teachers coming to Surrey
NDP MLAs from left Sue Hammell

Surrey School District in crisis, NDP says

MLAs voice their concerns over rising enrolment and inadequate funding.

NDP MLAs from left Sue Hammell
Surrey Board of Education Budget Committee Chair Terry Allen (right) was pleased to learn Surrey will be receiving more than $3 million in administrative savings. The windfall was announced by B.C. Education Minister Mike Bernier at Holly Elementary School on Tuesday morning.

Surrey School District gets $3M in administrative savings; Delta receives $690K

School districts across B.C. to share $25 million.

Surrey Board of Education Budget Committee Chair Terry Allen (right) was pleased to learn Surrey will be receiving more than $3 million in administrative savings. The windfall was announced by B.C. Education Minister Mike Bernier at Holly Elementary School on Tuesday morning.
New funding for Surrey schools

New funding for Surrey schools

$100 million announced for six new capital projects in the district.

New funding for Surrey schools
Teacher Jonathan Rempel helps students Charina Leo and Trinity Thomas edit their letters to students in Attawapiskat

Letters to Attawapiskat: Surrey students reach out to troubled teens

North Surrey Learning Centre students pen words of encouragement to aboriginal youth in crisis.

Teacher Jonathan Rempel helps students Charina Leo and Trinity Thomas edit their letters to students in Attawapiskat
All that’s left of Sukh and Manna Virdi’s home in Fort McMurray is the concrete foundation after a raging wildfire swept through their Beacon Hill neighbourhood on May 3. The couple

‘Mommy, are we going to burn?’

Surrey couple makes harrowing escape from Fort McMurray wildfire.

All that’s left of Sukh and Manna Virdi’s home in Fort McMurray is the concrete foundation after a raging wildfire swept through their Beacon Hill neighbourhood on May 3. The couple
The Surrey Board of Education wants new development halted in fast-growing regions of the city until adequate funding for new schools starts rolling in.

‘The kids are suffering,’ Surrey school board tells council

Trustees want new development in fast-growing regions of the city put on hold until more funding flows in.

The Surrey Board of Education wants new development halted in fast-growing regions of the city until adequate funding for new schools starts rolling in.
RCMP Tactical Flight Officer Cpl. Curtis Brassington inside the cockpit of Air 1.

Fighting crime from on high

The RCMP's two helicopters provide a unique – and valuable – perspective in support of officers on the ground.

RCMP Tactical Flight Officer Cpl. Curtis Brassington inside the cockpit of Air 1.
Hundreds turned out for the funeral for Surrey firefighter Randy Piticco at the Bell Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 24. Piticco's remains arrived at the service on the restored 1920 American LaFrance fire truck he found buried in Burns Bog as a boy.

Longtime Surrey firefighter laid to rest

Hundreds of firefighters and community members turned out Sunday to pay their final respects to 32-year veteran Randy Piticco.

Hundreds turned out for the funeral for Surrey firefighter Randy Piticco at the Bell Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 24. Piticco's remains arrived at the service on the restored 1920 American LaFrance fire truck he found buried in Burns Bog as a boy.
Surrey Salvation Army Community Church pastors Lt. Josh Ivany and Lt. Jennifer Ivany prepare for the annual Christmas kettle drive. All the money raised will go towards helping nearly 550 families over the holiday season

Kettle cash helps those in need

Surrey Salvation Army’s annual campaign is in full swing; supports families at Christmas and year-round.

Surrey Salvation Army Community Church pastors Lt. Josh Ivany and Lt. Jennifer Ivany prepare for the annual Christmas kettle drive. All the money raised will go towards helping nearly 550 families over the holiday season
At 74

Retired Surrey firefighter takes on the world

Bill McNamara adds World Police and Fire Games Hall of Fame Induction to haul of 51 medals.

At 74
RCMP Cpl. Scotty Shumann and BC SPCA animal protection officer Eileen Drever get a kiss from Shumann's two dogs

Leave your pets at home, owners advised

Public is reminded to not leave dogs in vehicles on hot days.

RCMP Cpl. Scotty Shumann and BC SPCA animal protection officer Eileen Drever get a kiss from Shumann's two dogs
Surrey D-Day survivors honoured by France

Surrey D-Day survivors honoured by France

French government gives pair of 92-year-olds the country's highest decoration.

Surrey D-Day survivors honoured by France
Sea of red serge: Members march for fallen Mountie

Sea of red serge: Members march for fallen Mountie

Surrey RCMP pay their respects to slain Alberta Const. David Wynn, who was laid to rest today.

Sea of red serge: Members march for fallen Mountie
New Surrey RCMP memorial installed

New Surrey RCMP memorial installed

Cairn at main detachment honours the local officers who have died in the line of duty.

New Surrey RCMP memorial installed
Paralympian Ashley Gowanlock recently spoke at Frank Hurt Secondary.

How horseback riding changed one woman’s life

Paralympian Ashley Gowanlock speaks to kids about making a difference locally and globally.

Paralympian Ashley Gowanlock recently spoke at Frank Hurt Secondary.
Hundreds gather at Peace Arch Park to mark 9/11

Hundreds gather at Peace Arch Park to mark 9/11

First responders and guests honour those who perished in terrorist attacks in the U.S.

Hundreds gather at Peace Arch Park to mark 9/11
Several pieces of art by people who have been affected by suicide will be part of the one-day photo show in Surrey on Sept. 10.

Man-up Against Suicide photo exhibit comes to Surrey

Show supporting prevention and education coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day Sept. 10.

Several pieces of art by people who have been affected by suicide will be part of the one-day photo show in Surrey on Sept. 10.
Ali Kazimi’s Fair Play is one of several pieces at the Ruptures in Arrival exhibit at the Surrey Art Gallery

Surrey art exhibit marks Komagata Maru’s 100th anniversary

Ruptures in Arrival runs until June 15 at the Surrey Art Gallery.

Ali Kazimi’s Fair Play is one of several pieces at the Ruptures in Arrival exhibit at the Surrey Art Gallery
Heavy-duty transportation students get a close look at a large diesel engine during a provincial government announcement of a new school on Annacis Island in Delta. The Motive Power Centre will combine students from BCIT and VCC into one location.

Heavy-duty transport school moves to Annacis Island

Programs for mechanics, railway conductors and forklift operators will open in 2014.

Heavy-duty transportation students get a close look at a large diesel engine during a provincial government announcement of a new school on Annacis Island in Delta. The Motive Power Centre will combine students from BCIT and VCC into one location.