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Christianne Zurowski is offering free sessions to people in the South Surrey and White Rock area. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey life coach offers free sessions to counter ‘pandemic panic’

Christianne Zurowski offering free 45-minute sessions for the month of March

Christianne Zurowski is offering free sessions to people in the South Surrey and White Rock area. (Contributed photo)
Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a virtual South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce town hall on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a virtual South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce town hall on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer are pushing for gym memberships and services to become tax deductible. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula fitness pros leading charge on tax-deductible gym memberships

Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson pitched idea to deputy prime minister

Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer are pushing for gym memberships and services to become tax deductible. (Contributed photo)
A young athlete with North Shore Basketball Academy gets his brain function measured by clinicians from Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic. (submitted photo)

Basketball on the brain: Athletes monitored at Surrey clinic with NeuroCatch system

‘Elite sports optimization program’ in play for North Van basketball players

A young athlete with North Shore Basketball Academy gets his brain function measured by clinicians from Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic. (submitted photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a COVID-19-related webinar Friday.

Vaccine rollout, supporting local businesses focus of virtual town-hall event

Zoom webinar hosted by South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a COVID-19-related webinar Friday.
Conservative Part of Canada Leader Erin O’Toole will speak at a virtual town hall hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (The Canadian Press file photo)

Erin O’Toole to provide ‘road map to economic recovery’ at virtual town hall

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce to host Conservative Party of Canada leader

Conservative Part of Canada Leader Erin O’Toole will speak at a virtual town hall hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (The Canadian Press file photo)
A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)

Chamber of commerce town hall offers COVID-19 updates

Latest in series of virtual meetings will be held Feb. 26

A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)
Kylie Haywood, the creator behind Pete Jeans, with one of her latest designs. She has been thrifting and painting jeans and selling them through her Instagram account, @kphjeans. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey fashion-marketing student’s painted jeans project yields ‘insane’ response

Kylie Haywood, 18, started painting and posting jeans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kylie Haywood, the creator behind Pete Jeans, with one of her latest designs. She has been thrifting and painting jeans and selling them through her Instagram account, @kphjeans. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
New South Surrey-developed app makes connecting to entertainment and service providers much easier for seniors. (file photo)

South Surrey residents’ user-friendly app makes connectivity easier for seniors

Stayhome–Living simplifies accessing a wide range of entertainment and services

New South Surrey-developed app makes connecting to entertainment and service providers much easier for seniors. (file photo)
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Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building on White Rock's waterfront. (Seed & Stone rendering).

Preliminary approval for cannabis store on White Rock waterfront

Further public input and referral to LCRB needed for proposal to go forward

Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building on White Rock's waterfront. (Seed & Stone rendering).
Choices Markets, including its South Surrey location, raised more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place. (Choices Market photo)

Choices Markets’ campaign raises more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place

Grocery chain’s Star of the Season initiative held late last year

Choices Markets, including its South Surrey location, raised more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place. (Choices Market photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online in May. Nominations in all categories are open until Feb. 26. (File photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online in May. Nominations in all categories are open until Feb. 26. (File photo)
Jollibee, a fast-food chain from the Philippines, is planning to branch out to Surrey, with a stand-alone building in the Strawberry Hill area. (Image: surrey.ca)

Jollibee plans for first Surrey location

Fast-food chain started in the Philippines in 1975

Jollibee, a fast-food chain from the Philippines, is planning to branch out to Surrey, with a stand-alone building in the Strawberry Hill area. (Image: surrey.ca)
A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers Center in Salt Lake City on January 5, 2021. Yukon Community Services Minister John Streicker says a Vancouver couple accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting a notice to appear in court. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Bowmer)

Surrey Board of Trade town hall discusses businesses’ rights with the COVID vaccine

Questions included ‘Can an employer require an employee to get vaccinated?’

A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers Center in Salt Lake City on January 5, 2021. Yukon Community Services Minister John Streicker says a Vancouver couple accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting a notice to appear in court. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Bowmer)
Employment and labour lawyer Chris Drinovz. (Contributed photo)

Can employers require an employee to get vaccinated against COVID-19?

It depends, writes employment and labour lawyer Chris Drinovz

  • Jan 27, 2021
Employment and labour lawyer Chris Drinovz. (Contributed photo)
The City of Surrey has been named one of the Canada’s top employers for young people. (City of Surrey photo)
The City of Surrey has been named one of the Canada’s top employers for young people. (City of Surrey photo)
New United States President Joe Biden is sworn in at inauguration ceremonies last week. (Saul Loeb/Pool photos via AP)
New United States President Joe Biden is sworn in at inauguration ceremonies last week. (Saul Loeb/Pool photos via AP)
Dr. Greg Thomas. (Photo: businessinsurrey.com)

Surrey business boss to become vice-chair of BC Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Greg Thomas says ‘our country and province are at a decisive time in our history’

Dr. Greg Thomas. (Photo: businessinsurrey.com)
Eternity Medical Equipment’s ECAN95 masks – which are produced in South Surrey – have received Health Canada approval and CSA certification. (Eternity Medical Equipment photo)

South Surrey company’s medical masks receive Health Canada approval, certification

Eternity Medical Equipment producing N95-equivalent masks out of Campbell Heights facility

Eternity Medical Equipment’s ECAN95 masks – which are produced in South Surrey – have received Health Canada approval and CSA certification. (Eternity Medical Equipment photo)