Tom Zytaruk

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Surrey violent crime down 10% in first half of 2021 compared to same period last year

That’s 3,563 files compared to 3,939, according to latest Surrey RCMP stats

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Some of the 46 officers – excluding those who have or will do covert police work – were sworn-in to the Surrey Police Service on July 16. (SPS photo)

Surrey taxpayers already on hook for $1.6M in wages before 46 SPS cops were sworn in

That was to June 30, SPS spokesman Ian MacDonald confirmed Friday

Some of the 46 officers – excluding those who have or will do covert police work – were sworn-in to the Surrey Police Service on July 16. (SPS photo)
Rally Thursday at city hall against Bear Creek road project. (Submitted photo)

Environmentalists seek court injunction against Surrey’s Bear Creek road project

B.C. Supreme Court expected to hear interim application for injunction tomorrow (Friday, July 27) in Vancouver

Rally Thursday at city hall against Bear Creek road project. (Submitted photo)
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Surrey man accused of assaulting SkyTrain attendant

Howard Geddes Skelding, 29, is charged with assault with a weapon

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SkyTrain in Surrey. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

SkyBridge being single-tracked for maintenance as ridership increasing

Service from July 31 to August 7, August 14 to August 21 single-tracked between Columbia and Scott Road stations

SkyTrain in Surrey. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Councillor Brenda Locke. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Locke wants Surrey policing costs recorded ‘line-by-line’ in 2022 city budget

This, councillor says, ‘would provide the kind of transparency expected by the public on this project’

Surrey Councillor Brenda Locke. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Annis’s 2 a.m. bid to put a cap on late-night Surrey council meetings defeated

The Safe Surrey Coalition majority on council shot councillor’s motion down

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey city Councillor Jack Hundial. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey councillor presents motion to curb illegal, unauthorized construction

Jack Hundial says illegal and unauthorized construction in Surrey ‘presents real dangers to life’

Surrey city Councillor Jack Hundial. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Some of the 46 officers – excluding those who have or will do covert police work – were sworn in to the Surrey Police Service on July 16. (SPS photo)

Surrey Police Board says council can’t ‘unilaterally’ pause or stop transition

Brenda Locke vows if elected mayor to slam brakes on the policing transition from Surrey RCMP to Surrey Police Service

Some of the 46 officers – excluding those who have or will do covert police work – were sworn in to the Surrey Police Service on July 16. (SPS photo)
Friends of Bear Creek Park held a ‘yellow-ribbon event’ on Saturday (June 12, 2021), with protesters at 84th Avenue and King George Boulevard and 84th Avenue and 140th Street. People were asked to tie a yellow ribbon in their yard “to celebrate and to show support for our trees in Bear Creek Park.” (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey council awards $16.2M in 84th Avenue connector contracts

The project, at the south end of Bear Creek Park, was originally estimated to cost $12.25M to $13M

Friends of Bear Creek Park held a ‘yellow-ribbon event’ on Saturday (June 12, 2021), with protesters at 84th Avenue and King George Boulevard and 84th Avenue and 140th Street. People were asked to tie a yellow ribbon in their yard “to celebrate and to show support for our trees in Bear Creek Park.” (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Four high-rises, four mid-rises get late-night council nod for Surrey city centre

The applications received third-reading approval at 2 a.m.

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Investigators hunt for evidence in aftermath of July 19 Whalley church fire. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP recover surveillance equipment from burned Coptic church

Fire chief says investigators have not been able to establish what caused the ‘definitely’ suspicious fire because of extensive damage to church

Investigators hunt for evidence in aftermath of July 19 Whalley church fire. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey murder victim Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu. (IHIT photo)

Police need help to solve 2016 Surrey murder

Investigators believe Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu, 28, was an innocent victim

Surrey murder victim Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu. (IHIT photo)
Ajaib Singh Grewal. (Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Elderly man reported missing in Newton found safe

Ajaib Singh Grewal, 77, went missing in the 6600-block of 124th Street

Ajaib Singh Grewal. (Surrey RCMP handout)
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Surrey immigration fraud case involving Langley couple back in court next week

Rupinder “Ron” Singh Batth faces 54 charges and Navdeep Kaur Batth, 15, under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

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Chief Constable Norm Lipinski (at podium) with Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum and police board member Harley Chappell at swearing-in ceremony for Surrey Police Service officers. (SPS photo)

Lipinski notes Surrey RCMP – not SPS – still the city’s police of jurisdiction

Forty-six SPS officers sworn-in last week should only act in cases of property damage or somebody’s life being at risk, chief constable says

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski (at podium) with Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum and police board member Harley Chappell at swearing-in ceremony for Surrey Police Service officers. (SPS photo)
Surrey City Councillor Brenda Locke announces her intention to run for mayor on Wednesday, July 21 in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

If elected mayor, Brenda Locke says she will bring Surrey policing transition to ‘screeching halt’

Her Surrey Connect slate adding Sebastian Sajda to its team of council candidates for 2022

Surrey City Councillor Brenda Locke announces her intention to run for mayor on Wednesday, July 21 in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Some of the officers – excluding those who have or will do covert police work – who were sworn-in to the Surrey Police Service on Friday. (SPS photo)

Forty-six cops sworn in to Surrey Police Service

Friday marked fledgling force’s first swearing-in ceremony as it embarks on biggest police-force transition in Canadian history

Some of the officers – excluding those who have or will do covert police work – who were sworn-in to the Surrey Police Service on Friday. (SPS photo)
Aftermath of fire that destroyed St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Whalley on July 19. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

Surrey church congregation heartbroken by devastating fire

‘We need to address this situation very quickly,’ Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum says

Aftermath of fire that destroyed St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Whalley on July 19. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
Law courts in Vancouver. (File photo)

Surrey’s Teal Cedar Products’ request for review of alleged contempt of injunction granted

Judge issues order related to logging protests on Vancouver Island

Law courts in Vancouver. (File photo)