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Delta Secondary student, Brennan Katsube (left) and Seaquam Secondary student Amit Sharma, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s 2020 scholarship winners. Katsube was awarded the Robert T. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship, while Sharma was awarded the foundation’s namesake scholarship. (Submitted photos)

Hospital foundation offering scholarships for Delta students

Applications open now for Delta students graduating in 2021; deadline to apply is April 30

Delta Secondary student, Brennan Katsube (left) and Seaquam Secondary student Amit Sharma, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s 2020 scholarship winners. Katsube was awarded the Robert T. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship, while Sharma was awarded the foundation’s namesake scholarship. (Submitted photos)
Promotional photo for the new Mandrake the Magician exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. The show runs until May 16. (Image via surrey.ca)

Mandrake the Magician revealed in new exhibition at the Museum of Surrey

Explore real-life magic with new Community Treasures exhibit

Promotional photo for the new Mandrake the Magician exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. The show runs until May 16. (Image via surrey.ca)
TEASER PHOTO ONLY Sally Jiao earned a Beedie Luminaries scholarship that allowed her to study at UBC's Sauder School of Business. "It was a major surprise to get it, after submitting the application and going through an interview," she said. "I think being in a really calm mood really helped me with that application, because for the others I felt really anxious.” (submitted photo)

Once bullied, Surrey scholarship winner worked to become top student at UBC business school

Queen Elizabeth Secondary grad Sally Jiao struggled with English and a limb malformation of her feet

TEASER PHOTO ONLY Sally Jiao earned a Beedie Luminaries scholarship that allowed her to study at UBC's Sauder School of Business. "It was a major surprise to get it, after submitting the application and going through an interview," she said. "I think being in a really calm mood really helped me with that application, because for the others I felt really anxious.” (submitted photo)
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BraveFace mask fundraiser raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon
Tips for Wrapping Christmas Presents
Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
The Delta Heritage Society and the Delta Archives are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the people in this photograph, thought to be a photo of a fishermen’s party or community dance that took place at Sunbury Hall around 1980. (Submitted photo)

Know anyone in this photo? Delta Heritage Society, archives want to hear from you

The photo is thought to be of a fishermen’s party or community dance at Sunbury Hall circa 1980

The Delta Heritage Society and the Delta Archives are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the people in this photograph, thought to be a photo of a fishermen’s party or community dance that took place at Sunbury Hall around 1980. (Submitted photo)
Award winners at the 2017 edition of Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 gathering. (file photo)
Award winners at the 2017 edition of Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 gathering. (file photo)
Sources team members (left to right) Carrie Belanger, Abby Gemino, Tatiana Belyaeva, Yasmin de Joya-Pagal cheer during the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event. This year’s event will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sources photo)
Sources team members (left to right) Carrie Belanger, Abby Gemino, Tatiana Belyaeva, Yasmin de Joya-Pagal cheer during the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event. This year’s event will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sources photo)
From left, Rand Cowell and Gary Cowell from the Cowell Foundation present a cheque to Kate Ludlam, director of philanthropy at Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospital receives $250K from Cowell Foundation

A portion of the money will go towards two “critically needed” anterooms

From left, Rand Cowell and Gary Cowell from the Cowell Foundation present a cheque to Kate Ludlam, director of philanthropy at Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)
Grade 6 and 7 students at White Rock Elementary designed and sold face masks, and donated the profit to the food bank. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Elementary students design and sell masks in support of food bank

Grade 6-7 class sells 99 masks, raises more than $300 for cause

Grade 6 and 7 students at White Rock Elementary designed and sold face masks, and donated the profit to the food bank. (Contributed photo)
People walk through Hawthorne Square Feb. 3. A group from the Cloverdale Rodeo, including president Shannon Claypool, would like to see the square renamed Will Senger Square. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
People walk through Hawthorne Square Feb. 3. A group from the Cloverdale Rodeo, including president Shannon Claypool, would like to see the square renamed Will Senger Square. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Seaquam Secondary student Yiu Him “Vincent” Chung achieved a perfect score in the 2020 Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge, which he wrote on Oct. 29, 2020. His score of 80/80, which has seldom been achieved at the competition, has earned him a spot in the Canadian Mathematics Olympiad next month. (Submitted photo)

Perfect score earns North Delta student top marks at national math competition

Seaquam Secondary’s Vincent Chung will compete in the Canadian Mathematics Olympiad next month

Seaquam Secondary student Yiu Him “Vincent” Chung achieved a perfect score in the 2020 Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge, which he wrote on Oct. 29, 2020. His score of 80/80, which has seldom been achieved at the competition, has earned him a spot in the Canadian Mathematics Olympiad next month. (Submitted photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula grandmothers encourage acts of kindness

Oneness Gogos to deliver warm clothing, supplies to extreme-weather shelter

Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
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PENINSULA ZOOMERS: Share your love story during Valentine’s Zoom event

CARP virtual poetry and prose reading happens Feb. 16

  • Feb 4, 2021
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Surrey art-rental program is getting overhauled, with eyes online

Clients include individuals and businesses looking to spruce up a home or office

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White Rock’s Bob Jadis began painting and selling wine bottles to raise money for the food bank. (Contributed photos)

White Rock man selling ‘Firefly Lanterns’ to feed the hungry

100 per cent of profit goes to Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank

White Rock’s Bob Jadis began painting and selling wine bottles to raise money for the food bank. (Contributed photos)
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Our People, Our Peninsula: a celebration of those who’ve gone above and beyond

Do you know a person, group or business whose special efforts deserve recognition?

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This electric vehicle charging station in a parking lot on 176A Street, between 58 Avenue and 57 Avenue, is scheduled to reopen soon. The Cloverdale BIA says they are partnering with the City of Surrey to put in another charging station in a parking lot one block north. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

New electric vehicle charging station to be built in Cloverdale

Construction to begin on EV charging station by April

This electric vehicle charging station in a parking lot on 176A Street, between 58 Avenue and 57 Avenue, is scheduled to reopen soon. The Cloverdale BIA says they are partnering with the City of Surrey to put in another charging station in a parking lot one block north. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey resident Marianna Paulson has walked every residential street in North Delta and White Rock since the pandemic began, and is now tackling Tsawwassen. This tiny park located at 7565 Garfield Dr. in North Delta has two benches, a small patch of grass and offers sweeping views of South Delta and Boundary Bay, and is one the favourite spots Paulson discovered on her walks. (James Smith photo)

Surrey woman fights pandemic stress by walking all of North Delta, White Rock

Marianna Paulson walked every residential street in each community and is now tackling Tsawwassen

Surrey resident Marianna Paulson has walked every residential street in North Delta and White Rock since the pandemic began, and is now tackling Tsawwassen. This tiny park located at 7565 Garfield Dr. in North Delta has two benches, a small patch of grass and offers sweeping views of South Delta and Boundary Bay, and is one the favourite spots Paulson discovered on her walks. (James Smith photo)
A group of psychologists and a clinical counsellor have launched an all-in-one website of resource links for people struggling with mental-health issues. (File photo)
A group of psychologists and a clinical counsellor have launched an all-in-one website of resource links for people struggling with mental-health issues. (File photo)
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his 'Community Connections' videos. (YouTube screenshot)

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Ajit Mehat

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

  • Jan 31, 2021
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his 'Community Connections' videos. (YouTube screenshot)
FILE - Walkers participating in a previous Coldest Night of the Year walk in Whalley with their special toques for the event. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
FILE - Walkers participating in a previous Coldest Night of the Year walk in Whalley with their special toques for the event. (File photo: Lauren Collins)