Tom Zytaruk

Surrey firefighters tackle a blaze at a small duplex in the 12600-block of 114 Avenue in Bridgeview on Tuesday, Dec. 27. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters tackle duplex blaze in Bridgeview

No one was injured in the fire, which happened Dec. 27 in the 12600-block of 114 Avenue

Surrey firefighters tackle a blaze at a small duplex in the 12600-block of 114 Avenue in Bridgeview on Tuesday, Dec. 27. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Chief Constable Norm Lipinski (left) of Surrey Police Service with Surrey RCMP Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards. (File photo)

SPS narrative ‘astoundingly arrogant,’ Surrey’s top Mountie charges

‘The people of Surrey don’t need this,’ Brian Edwards says

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski (left) of Surrey Police Service with Surrey RCMP Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards. (File photo)
Weeeeee! But seriously, it’s definitely not all been fun for motorists Tuesday, Dec. 20 as Surrey exchanged typical traffic congestion for a blanket of white. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Stay home, Surrey Mounties and firefighters advise after heavy snowfall

For up-to-date information about road conditions, check out drivebc.ca

Weeeeee! But seriously, it’s definitely not all been fun for motorists Tuesday, Dec. 20 as Surrey exchanged typical traffic congestion for a blanket of white. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Police investigate fatal pedestrian collision in Fleetwood Sunday night, in the 8200-block of 168 Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fleetwood pedestrian dies of injuries

Man, 23, hit by vehicle in the 8200-block of 168 Street Sunday night

Police investigate fatal pedestrian collision in Fleetwood Sunday night, in the 8200-block of 168 Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Mike Farnworth, public safety minister and solicitor general. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Not our letter, Gurdwaras tell Farnworth

A second letter Dec. 14 says a letter sent on their behalf to the public safety minister on Dec. 12, concerning Surrey’s policing transition, is bogus

Mike Farnworth, public safety minister and solicitor general. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards at Surrey RCMP HQ in Surrey on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey’s top Mountie Brian Edwards: ‘We have public safety in order’

VIDEO: Edwards speaks Dec. 15 with Now-Leader on Surrey’s policing debate. ‘We’ve never let our foot off the pedal,’ he says

Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards at Surrey RCMP HQ in Surrey on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth: Which way will he go? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

UPDATED: Hard lobbying on Surrey policing debate as Farnworth to receive city’s report Thursday

Farnworth is expected to reveal his decision early in the new year

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth: Which way will he go? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Terry Waterhouse outside of modular housing for the homeless in Whalley. (File photo)

Surrey council tackles 3 reports aimed at helping the needy

Report to council says number of unsheltered people in Surrey as high as 520

Terry Waterhouse outside of modular housing for the homeless in Whalley. (File photo)
Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council endorses Metro Vancouver’s regional growth strategy

Councillors Doug Elford and Mandeep Nagra voted in opposition

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)

Surrey council awards $10M contract to improve 80 Avenue in Newton

Contract involves widening 80 Avenue from Scott Road to 128 Street

Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)
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Surrey council approves ‘draft’ of final plan to retain RCMP on 6-3 vote

The final plan will be submitted to Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth for consideration by Dec. 15

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Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officers on patrol together. (File photo)

Surrey Mounties say Surrey Police Union shared ‘protected police information’ on social media

The Surrey RCMP says it has alerted Surrey Police Service to investigate

Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officers on patrol together. (File photo)
Photo submitted by Surrey Police Service

Surrey Police Service announces second union

The Surrey Police Inspectors’ Association has been certified by the BC Labour Relations Board

Photo submitted by Surrey Police Service
B.C. Premier David Eby speaks after being sworn in as the province’s 37th premier during a ceremony at the Musqueam Nation, in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Four Surrey MLAs named to Eby’s cabinet

New cabinet includes 23 ministers and four ministers of state

B.C. Premier David Eby speaks after being sworn in as the province’s 37th premier during a ceremony at the Musqueam Nation, in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Woman being sued by Surrey Animal Hospital for ‘defamation’ on TikTok responds

Surrey woman claims defences of fair comment and qualified privilege

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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UPDATE: Mom convicted of assaulting child with broomsticks, knives has bail revoked pending appeal

Surrey judge said victim’s injuries ‘not trifling in nature’

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(Submitted photo by TransLink)

Pattullo Bridge closed 10 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday

Overnight closure is for annual seismic and wind-monitoring tests

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Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey builders fined $6K tell court they ‘never thought it would get this far’

‘They said that so many other people in Surrey are doing the same thing—that is, building and renting suites without permission—that they did not think this would happen,’ judge notes

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council votes to reverse Safe Surrey Coalition’s move to bring SCDC in-house

‘I believe the work is best done in-house,’ Coun. Doug Elford said in objection

Surrey city hall. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Courthouse. (File photo)

Surrey meth trafficker’s 15-year prison sentence upheld

Appellant argued fit sentence in range of 10 years

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Courthouse. (File photo)
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