Lauren Collins

The Surrey South byelection has been called for Sept. 10. (Elections BC)

Voters go to the polls Sept. 10 for the Surrey South byelection

Province announced the byelection four months after Stephanie Cadieux resigned

The Surrey South byelection has been called for Sept. 10. (Elections BC)
Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP officer wins appeal after being fired for sending sexual texts to domestic violence victim

Adjudicator said the constable was to be reappointed, with retroactive pay

Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
From left: SEVA Thrift Store’s part-time manager and its society’s board chair Raj Arneja, board treasurer Parbinder Narman and the store’s manager Inder Randhawa at the thrift store. SEVA, located at 9430 120 St., is looking at a potential move after a warning that its rent could double. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey thrift store in need of new space

SEVA Thrift Store reportedly told by landlord that their rent would double next year

From left: SEVA Thrift Store’s part-time manager and its society’s board chair Raj Arneja, board treasurer Parbinder Narman and the store’s manager Inder Randhawa at the thrift store. SEVA, located at 9430 120 St., is looking at a potential move after a warning that its rent could double. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Metro Vancouver Transit Police at Surrey Central Station in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. Transit police’s Const. Amanda Steed said Surrey Central is a “hot station” in terms of crime. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Transit hubs can bring a ‘more diverse criminal,’ but safety is ‘very subjective’: Police

FINAL IN A SERIES: Metro Vancouver Transit Police plan to hire more officers with Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension

Metro Vancouver Transit Police at Surrey Central Station in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. Transit police’s Const. Amanda Steed said Surrey Central is a “hot station” in terms of crime. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey RCMP, pictured in June, 2022. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

1 person in custody after fight outside Surrey residence

Surrey RCMP police responded to a report of a ‘fight involving multiple parties’

Surrey RCMP, pictured in June, 2022. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Crews battled a fire that burned two houses on Thursday morning (Aug. 11) in the area of 140 Street and 104 Avenue. (Photo: savagelaurak/Twitter)

Crews battle early morning house fire in Surrey

Call came in around 5:30 a.m., police say

Crews battled a fire that burned two houses on Thursday morning (Aug. 11) in the area of 140 Street and 104 Avenue. (Photo: savagelaurak/Twitter)
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in Tuesday’s shooting in Guildford as 30-year-old David Chavez-Jara. (Photo: IHIT handout)

IHIT identifies Surrey man, who was ‘well known to police,’ as victim in daytime shooting

David Chavez-Jara, 30, who was recently convicted on drug-related charges, was a passenger in a taxi when he was shot and killed

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in Tuesday’s shooting in Guildford as 30-year-old David Chavez-Jara. (Photo: IHIT handout)
A cyclist was reportedly injured in a crash involving a delivery truck around 97 Avenue and Scott Road Tuesday (Aug. 9, 2022). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Cyclist has ‘serious injuries’ after crash with delivery truck in Surrey

Surrey RCMP say the driver of the truck remained on scene

A cyclist was reportedly injured in a crash involving a delivery truck around 97 Avenue and Scott Road Tuesday (Aug. 9, 2022). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP main detachment, pictured on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Police investigating two shootings at residences in Surrey

Surrey RCMP say 1st shooting just after midnight in Newton, 2nd one was 20 minutes later in Fleetwood

Surrey RCMP main detachment, pictured on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey RCMP say an elderly pedestrian is in hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Newton Monday evening (Aug. 8) on 76 Avenue, near 151A Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Elderly pedestrian has ‘life-threatening injuries’ after being hit by car: Surrey RCMP

Police say the driver remained on scene, is cooperating with Surrey RCMP

Surrey RCMP say an elderly pedestrian is in hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Newton Monday evening (Aug. 8) on 76 Avenue, near 151A Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor Dr. Balbir Gurm has formed a new slate, Team Surrey Schools, for the upcoming civic election on Oct. 15 which she announced on Sunday afternoon (August 7). (Photo: Sobia Moman/Peace Arch News)

New slate announced for Surrey school board election

Team Surrey Schools debuts full slate, headed by KPU professor

Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor Dr. Balbir Gurm has formed a new slate, Team Surrey Schools, for the upcoming civic election on Oct. 15 which she announced on Sunday afternoon (August 7). (Photo: Sobia Moman/Peace Arch News)
Tatyanna Harrison was reported missing on May 3, 2022. Vancouver Police is now confirming that Harrison was found dead in Richmond on May 2. (RCMP photo)

Body found near Richmond marina is missing 20-year-old Indigenous woman: VPD

Police say Tatyanna Harrison’s body was found May 2, the day before she was reported missing

Tatyanna Harrison was reported missing on May 3, 2022. Vancouver Police is now confirming that Harrison was found dead in Richmond on May 2. (RCMP photo)
Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey’s Softball City on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

IHIT identifies victims in South Surrey shooting, one person taken into custody but not charged

Police say it was a single suspect who fled on foot from a black BMW

Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey’s Softball City on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A sign for the City of Surrey’s Clayton Community Plan along Fraser Highway, pictured on July 30, 2022. City council recently approved stage one of the plan. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

With SkyTrain coming, Surrey community groups push for balance between development, amenities

THIRD IN SERIES: Community builders along future SkyTrain line call for more accessible neighbourhoods

A sign for the City of Surrey’s Clayton Community Plan along Fraser Highway, pictured on July 30, 2022. City council recently approved stage one of the plan. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The SkyTrain goes through Whalley on July 14, 2022. The province announced on Aug. 3 that it is now seeking requests for qualifications for construction of the SkyTrain’s elevated guideway. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Province looking for company to build Surrey-Langley SkyTrain’s elevated guideway

B.C. taking requests for qualifications, will then narrow down to 3 for next phase

The SkyTrain goes through Whalley on July 14, 2022. The province announced on Aug. 3 that it is now seeking requests for qualifications for construction of the SkyTrain’s elevated guideway. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing Indigenous woman, Alisa Hearl, who has not been seen since July 29. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP looking for missing Indigenous woman last seen July 29

Alisa Hearl, 42, was last seen near 96 Avenue and King George Boulevard

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing Indigenous woman, Alisa Hearl, who has not been seen since July 29. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Surrey RCMP, pictured in June. 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

One dead in South Surrey shooting, RCMP say

Surrey RCMP say two other victims were taken to hospital

Surrey RCMP, pictured in June. 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A new agritech innovation centre will officially open at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus this fall. (Photo: Simon Fraser University)

New agritech centre set to open at SFU Surrey in September

Province funding $6.5M over 3 years, in addition to feds previously announcing $10M for the centre

A new agritech innovation centre will officially open at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus this fall. (Photo: Simon Fraser University)
Surrey RCMP say a Lower Mainland care aide, Ana Marie Lat Chamdal, has been charged with fraud, and now they’re releasing her name and photo in a bid for more information. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Care aide charged after wallet stolen from 96-year-old man, Surrey RCMP say

Police now looking for more info; she’s believed to have worked in Surrey, Delta and White Rock

Surrey RCMP say a Lower Mainland care aide, Ana Marie Lat Chamdal, has been charged with fraud, and now they’re releasing her name and photo in a bid for more information. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Dean Barbour, executive director of the Fleetwood BIA, with a map that he uses to show just where and how the future Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will impact the neighbourhood. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

The goal is ‘not to recreate Fleetwood’ with Surrey-Langley SkyTrain: BIA executive director

SECOND IN A SERIES: With the extension, Dean Barbour assures the ‘sky’s not falling’ when it comes to business areas being redeveloped

Dean Barbour, executive director of the Fleetwood BIA, with a map that he uses to show just where and how the future Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will impact the neighbourhood. (Photo: Lauren Collins)