Tricia Leslie

A Fraser Institute report shows the median wait time for surgery across the country is 19 weeks between the referral from a general practitioner and the start of elective treatment.

Surgical wait times longest in 18 years in Canada

More surgeries than ever before being performed in B.C., health ministry says.

A Fraser Institute report shows the median wait time for surgery across the country is 19 weeks between the referral from a general practitioner and the start of elective treatment.
Police say they don't mind if motorists warn others of roadblocks through Twitter (not while driving

Tweet away about roadblocks, police say

Social media users are warning others about CounterAttack locations.

Police say they don't mind if motorists warn others of roadblocks through Twitter (not while driving
The B.C. Anesthesiologists' Society (BCAS) vows doctors will withdraw elective services as of April

Anesthesiologists plan service withdrawal, despite gov’t announcement

Province agrees to 24/7 obstetrical anesthesia at the same time as B.C. Anesthesiologists' Society threatens spring job action.

The B.C. Anesthesiologists' Society (BCAS) vows doctors will withdraw elective services as of April
K.C. Gilroy

Making Christmas bright for Surrey’s less-fortunate

Surrey Christmas Bureau sees a rise in residents needing holiday help this season.

K.C. Gilroy
Owen Andrews-Smith

Surrey Food Bank hoping for generosity

'Feeding yourself and your family is such a basic need,' executive director says.

Owen Andrews-Smith
Residents concerned with truck traffic along 32 Avenue remain optimistic the thoroughfare will soon be removed as a designated truck route.

32 Ave Alliance ’embarrassed’ by lack of Surrey letter

Concerned citizens who want 32 Avenue removed as a designated truck route appeared before the TransLink board Wednesday.

Residents concerned with truck traffic along 32 Avenue remain optimistic the thoroughfare will soon be removed as a designated truck route.
WorkSafeBC is seeking jail time for contractor Arthur Moore

Jail term sought for asbestos violator

Contractor repeatedly exposed workers to hazardous materials, says WorkSafe BC.

WorkSafeBC is seeking jail time for contractor Arthur Moore
High salaries spur calls for ICBC review

High salaries spur calls for ICBC review

'ICBC is broken ... and needs to be fixed,' says NDP critic.

High salaries spur calls for ICBC review
Rioters overturned cars and then burned them following the Vancouver Canuck's Game 7 loss in the Stanley Cup finals on June 15. Police announced riot-related charges against another Surrey resident on Wednesday (Dec. 7).

Another suspected Surrey rioter charged

Police force steps up to help Stanley Cup riot investigation team.

Rioters overturned cars and then burned them following the Vancouver Canuck's Game 7 loss in the Stanley Cup finals on June 15. Police announced riot-related charges against another Surrey resident on Wednesday (Dec. 7).
Michelle Proulx (girlfriend of Sam McGowan

Teen who fatally stabbed Surrey man apologizes in court

Family of victim Sam McGowan says killer's words are meaningless; youth's sentencing scheduled for January.

Michelle Proulx (girlfriend of Sam McGowan
Kwantlen Polytechnic University first-year student Amanda Turpin lights a candle on Tuesday to remember one of the 14 victims of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. Dec. 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Montreal massacre victims remembered in Surrey

Ceremony held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University campuses today, another planned at Holland Park Tuesday night.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University first-year student Amanda Turpin lights a candle on Tuesday to remember one of the 14 victims of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. Dec. 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

COLUMN: Discrimination starts a slippery slide

Last month, Health Minister Mike de Jong floated the idea of charging smokers extra MSP premiums – though the idea was quickly opposed by Premier Christy Clark.

John Bourbonniere was a manager in the trucking industry and witnessed the changes that impacted freight drivers after the Sept. 11

Border crossings for truckers more timely since 9/11

Increased security measures improved flow at Pacific Highway crossing, says former trucking manager.

John Bourbonniere was a manager in the trucking industry and witnessed the changes that impacted freight drivers after the Sept. 11
Olga Canlas

Full steam ahead for full-day kindergarten

Longer, six-hour program benefits children, say Surrey and Delta educators.

Olga Canlas
Malcolm Begg makes an emotional plea for any information as to the whereabouts of his son Stephen Begg

Family appeals for help to find missing Surrey man

Stephen Begg disappeared in February.

Malcolm Begg makes an emotional plea for any information as to the whereabouts of his son Stephen Begg
Floyd Stanley won two gold medals in tennis.

Senior strikes gold

Floyd Stanley is golden when it comes to tennis.After playing 68 tennis…

Floyd Stanley won two gold medals in tennis.
A Surrey ad-hoc committee wants to raise awareness about the desperate need for new schools in the city

Funding for new Surrey schools ‘desperate’

As the start of the school year approaches, a group of concerned Surrey residents are hoping to highlight the need for new schools in the rapidly expanding city.

A Surrey ad-hoc committee wants to raise awareness about the desperate need for new schools in the city
Remembering Jack Layton in Surrey on Thursday evening at Holland Park.

Surrey remembers Layton with candlelight vigil

Gathering at Holland Park for late NDP leader

Remembering Jack Layton in Surrey on Thursday evening at Holland Park.
The White Rock Selects' Marc Ashford in mid-pitch action at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen

Winners off the diamond

Members of the 12-year-old Selects squad, comprising members of the White Rock-South Surrey Baseball Association, came home this week from the Cal Ripken World Series lacking wins, but brimming with a wealth of experiences and friendships.

The White Rock Selects' Marc Ashford in mid-pitch action at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen
Max Tell

Good things growing in White Rock

Skylar Porter walks along the side of his garden plot, pointing out the different varieties of vegetables growing there, proud to see his work and effort sprouting to life.

Max Tell