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Vik Sachdeva, owner of Seed & Stone cannabis store on Lickman Road in Chilliwack which opened in April 2020, amidst the chaos of the global pandemic. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Delta approves first cannabis store while Surrey keeps door shut

Surrey residents must buy from black market, order delivery, or commute

South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce executive director Ritu Khanna and restaurateur Vikram Vij were among those helping flood victims through donations at My Shanti’s Diwali Celebration Dinner Nov. 22. Alex Browne photo

Peninsula businesses step up to help victims of B.C. floods

My Shanti event, JRG group assisting with food drive

Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)

Clovie award winners named during gala ceremony Nov. 17

Cloverdale business awards recognized exemplary businesses, not-for-profits, individuals

Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)
The South Surrey/White Rock volunteer team for the 2019 blanket drive included Cody Lew, Michelle Perreault-Lew, Lorraine Cauley, Evon Mayer, Rebecca Rea, Summer Skarich and Craig Mitchell. (Contributed file photo)
The South Surrey/White Rock volunteer team for the 2019 blanket drive included Cody Lew, Michelle Perreault-Lew, Lorraine Cauley, Evon Mayer, Rebecca Rea, Summer Skarich and Craig Mitchell. (Contributed file photo)
Anita’s Organic Mill co-owner Taylor Gemmel outside the Chilliwack location. (Michelle Gemmel submitted file photo)

Nature’s Path acquires majority interest in Chilliwack organic food business

Largest organic cereal and snack maker buys into Anita’s Organic Mill

Anita’s Organic Mill co-owner Taylor Gemmel outside the Chilliwack location. (Michelle Gemmel submitted file photo)
Abbotsford’s Highstreet Shopping Centre has been sold and will be under new ownership, pending approval, in the coming months. (Highstreet Facebook photo)

Abbotsford’s Highstreet Shopping Centre sold to Ontario investment group

Primaris REIT has agreed to purchase the Abbotsford shopping centre, sale pending approval

Abbotsford’s Highstreet Shopping Centre has been sold and will be under new ownership, pending approval, in the coming months. (Highstreet Facebook photo)
Dr. Ryan D’Arcy was named Business Person of the Year during the 2021 Surrey Business Excellence Awards, a virtual gala held Thursday, Nov. 4. (File photo: Simon Fraser University)

VIDEO: Surrey Business Excellence Awards celebrate eight for ‘resiliency’ in online gala

Thursday’s digital broadcast was emceed by broadcaster Jay Durant

Dr. Ryan D’Arcy was named Business Person of the Year during the 2021 Surrey Business Excellence Awards, a virtual gala held Thursday, Nov. 4. (File photo: Simon Fraser University)
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Sun sets on work life for Sundowner owner as Delta pub closes its doors

‘I’m 73 next month, that’s it,” Marilyn Sanders said with a laugh and a smile, typical of her very social nature

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Hundreds of children took part in the 10th annual Halloween Parade in Ocean Park on Saturday, Oct. 30. The event, which included post-parade time with Korki the Clown and fresh popcorn, was sponsored by the Walker Real Estate Team (Homelife Benchmark Realty).

PHOTOS: Ocean Park Halloween Parade ‘biggest yet’

10th annual event, held Saturday, Oct. 30, drew hundreds of kids for costume parade

Hundreds of children took part in the 10th annual Halloween Parade in Ocean Park on Saturday, Oct. 30. The event, which included post-parade time with Korki the Clown and fresh popcorn, was sponsored by the Walker Real Estate Team (Homelife Benchmark Realty).
Gingerbread houses at The “Christmas Store” at Potters, now open on 48th Avenue on the Surrey/Langley border. (submitted photo)

Surrey garden shop pivots as ‘Western Canada’s largest Christmas store’ for 17th season

New this year at Potters shop is a ‘Train Station’ section with a train-around-the-tree display

Gingerbread houses at The “Christmas Store” at Potters, now open on 48th Avenue on the Surrey/Langley border. (submitted photo)
Jimmy Pattison, chairman and CEO of The Jim Pattison Group. (Photo: The Jim Pattison Group)

Bids start at $25K for lunch with Jimmy Pattison in Surrey Hospitals Foundation fundraiser

‘Lunch with a Leader’ charity auction campaign launched with series of ‘qualifying questions’

Jimmy Pattison, chairman and CEO of The Jim Pattison Group. (Photo: The Jim Pattison Group)
Aesthetician and beauty consultant Fereshteh Bartlett is going into her 40th year in business in the Surrey and White Rock area. Alex Browne photo

White Rock aesthetician celebrates her journey to success during 40 years in business

Faith has maintained Fereshteh Bartlett through good times – and bad

Aesthetician and beauty consultant Fereshteh Bartlett is going into her 40th year in business in the Surrey and White Rock area. Alex Browne photo
White Rock businessman Manjit Lit celebrated his 73rd birthday Oct. 12 by donating $100,000 each to four different charities, including the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)

White Rock businessman donates $400K to charity on his own birthday

Manjit Lit gave $100K each to four groups, including Peace Arch Hospital Foundation

White Rock businessman Manjit Lit celebrated his 73rd birthday Oct. 12 by donating $100,000 each to four different charities, including the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)
The Sundowner Pub has been in business for close to four decades. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Popular pub on Delta-Surrey border to close doors again, six years after $150K in renos

‘I am looking forward to FINALLY retiring,’ says sign on the door from current owner Marilyn Sanders

The Sundowner Pub has been in business for close to four decades. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
The United States announced Tuesday that its land borders will reopen in early November. (Aaron Hinks photo)

UPDATE: U.S. land border reopening ‘a great relief’ but questions remain: Surrey Board of Trade

SBOT executive director, U.S. immigration lawyer agree questions, concerns remain

The United States announced Tuesday that its land borders will reopen in early November. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Finalists announced for Delta Chamber’s 2021 Hats Off to Excellence Awards

The 70th annual awards gala is scheduled to take place in person at Tsawwassen Springs on Nov. 19

(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)
Surrey-Whalley MLA Bruce Ralston tries out one of Damon Motor Inc.’s HyperSport motorcycles at an event at Surrey City Hall Tuesday (Oct. 5, 2021). Damon Motors has now broken ground on a 10,220-square-metre facility in Bridgeview. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey-Whalley MLA Bruce Ralston tries out one of Damon Motor Inc.’s HyperSport motorcycles at an event at Surrey City Hall Tuesday (Oct. 5, 2021). Damon Motors has now broken ground on a 10,220-square-metre facility in Bridgeview. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace,’ located at 1160 King George Blvd., has been painted white. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ painted white

Hotel undergoing $25-million renovation

South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace,’ located at 1160 King George Blvd., has been painted white. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Jay Giraud, co-founder and CEO of Damon Motors. (Submitted photo)

Damon Motors electric motorcycle plant coming to Surrey

It will be at 12850 112B Ave. in Bridgeview and is expected to bring with it more than 300 high-tech manufacturing jobs and 500 high-tech office jobs

Jay Giraud, co-founder and CEO of Damon Motors. (Submitted photo)