Tom Zytaruk

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey appoints 2 councillors, city to recruit volunteers for Homelessness and Housing Society board

The board typically had 10 to 12 members, up until 2020 when the previous council reduced the number of serving directors to three city councillors

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey city grants being considered for approval tonight

Council will consider approving $1,178,000 in proposed city grants for 2023

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Shiliang (Cobe) Yin reads a statement to media on Jan. 27 in Surrey. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Guildford protest leader recants Chinese spy story

Shiliang Yin aka Cobe offers apology to Bingchen(Benson) Gao, his family and neighbours

Shiliang (Cobe) Yin reads a statement to media on Jan. 27 in Surrey. (Photo: Anna Burns)
George Zaklan rests on a bench in 2022 near Bear Creek Park, near the new stone marker that features his map of Surrey’s “stump farmers” of the 1930s and 1940s. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Old-time Surrey farmer George Zaklan has died

‘When he was born there was 3,000 people in Surrey,’ said daughter Stefanie Zaklan Duff

George Zaklan rests on a bench in 2022 near Bear Creek Park, near the new stone marker that features his map of Surrey’s “stump farmers” of the 1930s and 1940s. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke and B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. (File photos)

Farnworth says more info needed before making decision on Surrey’s policing future

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke said province ‘needs to do the right thing and confirm the city has the right to this decision’

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke and B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. (File photos)
Shiliang Yin, leader of the protesters, poses for a photo on Jan. 20, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Protesters back in Surrey, hounding resident they claim is a Chinese spy

The first round of protesting began on Sept. 14, 2020 and dragged on for 77 days, in the 9700-block of 149 Street in Guildford

Shiliang Yin, leader of the protesters, poses for a photo on Jan. 20, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)
File photo: Tom Zytaruk

Surrey judge gives man house arrest after cop finds him drunk in taxi with rifle

Crown pointed out man convicted of an offence at least once a year since 1996

File photo: Tom Zytaruk
Port Mann Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp.)

Dump truck catches fire on Port Mann Bridge

Nobody was injured but traffic brought to a crawl

Port Mann Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp.)
Nickels and dimes. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey utility rate hikes on the way if council approves city staff recommendations

Surrey city staff urging council to raise water, sewer, drainage, and solid waste utility rates in 2023

Nickels and dimes. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Public hearing Monday night on 67-storey tower for downtown. (Image: Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc./surrey.ca)

67-storey tower for downtown gets nod from Surrey council

City council passed third-reading approval Monday after public hearing

Public hearing Monday night on 67-storey tower for downtown. (Image: Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc./surrey.ca)
Entrance to the Canada Passport Office inside Central City shopping centre in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey passport applicants might consider foul-weather approach

‘Last year, 2022, unfortunately had a big whammy,’ Surrey MP Randeep Sarai said

Entrance to the Canada Passport Office inside Central City shopping centre in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey city hall, outside council chambers. (File photo)

Surrey council awards $5 million contract for KGB improvements near 72 Avenue

Corporate report recommended council award Crown Contracting Limited a $4,856,219.03 contract, with maximum spending limit of $5,342,000

Surrey city hall, outside council chambers. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council brings Public Safety Committee back

Council also voted Jan. 16 to establish 6 other committees

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Police say 8 arrested in drug raid in 13700-block of Grosvenor Road in Whalley at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. (Photo: Dominic Vallee).

Eight arrested in police raid on Surrey house

This happened in the 13700-block of Grosvenor Road in Bolivar Heights on Wednesday afternoon

Police say 8 arrested in drug raid in 13700-block of Grosvenor Road in Whalley at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. (Photo: Dominic Vallee).
Police say 8 arrested in drug raid in 13700-block of Grosvenor Road in Whalley at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. (Photo: Dominic Vallee).

Eight arrested in police raid on Whalley house

This happened in the 13700-block of Grosvenor Road in Bolivar Heights on Wednesday afternoon

Police say 8 arrested in drug raid in 13700-block of Grosvenor Road in Whalley at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11. (Photo: Dominic Vallee).
Surrey City Hall. (File Photo: Anna Burns)

City of Surrey seeking public input on budget

Four open-house meetings have been set in Guildford, South Surrey, Newton and Whalley

Surrey City Hall. (File Photo: Anna Burns)
IHIT investigating at house in Fraser Heights where three people were found dead on Monday, Jan. 9. (Photo: Anna Burns)
IHIT investigating at house in Fraser Heights where three people were found dead on Monday, Jan. 9. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Law Courts. (File photo)

Surrey golf centre robber loses appeal

Appeal court heard Thomas Bert Prins used handgun, wore a balaclava and took his victim’s keys, vehicle, wallet and mobile device

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Law Courts. (File photo)
Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey driver convicted of leaving crash, knowing people were injured, loses appeal

Drivers of other vehicles were injured, with driver of flipped car sustaining most serious injuries

Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
IHIT at a residence in Fraser Heights after 3 people were found dead inside on Monday (Jan. 9) in Surrey on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Three dead Surrey adults believed to be family, IHIT says ‘no outstanding suspect’

Police ‘not ruling out any investigative theory’

IHIT at a residence in Fraser Heights after 3 people were found dead inside on Monday (Jan. 9) in Surrey on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)