Local Business

Ladybug Landscaping is offering a deserving person or family a free garden makeover valued at more than $1,500. To nominate yourself or someone else, visit their Facebook page. (Photo courtesy Ladybug Landscaping)

Landscaping company hosts garden makeover contest

Ladybug Landscaping will provide 40 hours of service to a deserving nominee

Ladybug Landscaping is offering a deserving person or family a free garden makeover valued at more than $1,500. To nominate yourself or someone else, visit their Facebook page. (Photo courtesy Ladybug Landscaping)
Canucks jersey autographed by Elias Pettersson is among auction items. (Photo: givergy.ca/SBOT2020)

‘Virtual silent auction’ of 75 items to benefit Youth Entrepreneur Program in Surrey

Goal is to raise $15,000 as part of SBOT golf tournament this month

Canucks jersey autographed by Elias Pettersson is among auction items. (Photo: givergy.ca/SBOT2020)
Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)

More than 37,000 jobs lost in Surrey between February and July: board of trade

COVID-related impacts highlighted in new labour market intelligence report

Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)
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Kristina Cavallari, a registered holistic nutritionist, is one of the new owners at The Organic Grocer in Surrey. (Submitted photo: Kristina Cavallari)
Kristina Cavallari, a registered holistic nutritionist, is one of the new owners at The Organic Grocer in Surrey. (Submitted photo: Kristina Cavallari)
Landmark Premier Properties’ Steve Elias (chief operating officer) and Ray Chen (president and managing partner) flank White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker during a tour of the Foster Martin site on Sept. 1. Contributed photo.

White Rock’s Foster Martin development climbing skyward

Mayor Darryl Walker makes progress tour of three-tower site

Landmark Premier Properties’ Steve Elias (chief operating officer) and Ray Chen (president and managing partner) flank White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker during a tour of the Foster Martin site on Sept. 1. Contributed photo.
Earls Grandview Corners, the latest location in the popular Canadian restaurant chain, will open on Saturday, Sept. 26. (Artist rendering)

Earls Grandview Corners set to open Sept. 26

Newest location of popular Canadian restaurant will open at 50 per cent capacity

Earls Grandview Corners, the latest location in the popular Canadian restaurant chain, will open on Saturday, Sept. 26. (Artist rendering)
Company officials with Masonville Plastics celebrate during Surrey Board of Trade’s 2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)

‘Business resiliency’ the focus of Surrey awards in a year of COVID-19

Nomination deadline is Sept. 30 for SBOT’s Surrey Business Excellence Awards

Company officials with Masonville Plastics celebrate during Surrey Board of Trade’s 2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)
(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)

Nominations open for Delta Chamber’s Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Nominations close Sept. 18; awards gala details still to come

(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)
Kevin Reid has transformed his home into a personal gym. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey trainer turns home into gym for people wary of crowded workout spaces

Kevin Reid says he specializes in helping seniors get into shape

Kevin Reid has transformed his home into a personal gym. (Contributed photo)
White Rock’s first cannabis retail store, A Little Bud, has opened its doors. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s first cannabis retail store opens for business

Opened Aug. 18, the store sells flower, cannabis-infused candy and drinks

White Rock’s first cannabis retail store, A Little Bud, has opened its doors. (Contributed photo)
Part of the secret of Hillcrest Bakery and Deli’s continuing success is that they can still have fun with it, say owners Sheana and David Moyer. (Benedict Lloyd Photography photo)

Hillcrest Bakery and Deli is now White Rock’s oldest-established business

Family-owned business first became part of the scene in the early 1970s

Part of the secret of Hillcrest Bakery and Deli’s continuing success is that they can still have fun with it, say owners Sheana and David Moyer. (Benedict Lloyd Photography photo)
Sia Sidhu shows off one of her signs made for a charity fundraiser, Sia’s Burger Shack, in September of 2019. (File photo)
Sia Sidhu shows off one of her signs made for a charity fundraiser, Sia’s Burger Shack, in September of 2019. (File photo)
From left: Business in Vancouver publisher/editor-in-chief; Downtown Surrey BIA CEO Elizabeth Model; and Surrey-Guildford MLA Garry Begg during a panel discussion about Surrey’s downtown core on July 23. (Submitted photo: LBMG)

Cultural diversity, transportation key takeaways from Surrey business panel

Downtown Surrey BIA, Business in Vancouver host discussion for long-term economic development

From left: Business in Vancouver publisher/editor-in-chief; Downtown Surrey BIA CEO Elizabeth Model; and Surrey-Guildford MLA Garry Begg during a panel discussion about Surrey’s downtown core on July 23. (Submitted photo: LBMG)
The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre is one of many recreation facilities currently closed in Surrey. (Ema Peter Photography/Canadian Wood Council photo)

Surrey Board of Trade calls for ‘staggered, safe’ reopening of city’s indoor sports facilities

‘Negative economic implications’ of prolonged closures are ‘substantial’

The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre is one of many recreation facilities currently closed in Surrey. (Ema Peter Photography/Canadian Wood Council photo)
A Morgan Creek home, at 3409 155 A St., is part of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Dream Lottery. (Contributed photo)

Dream Lottery home up for grabs in Morgan Creek

South Surrey prize home part of latest BC Children’s Hospital Foundation lotto

A Morgan Creek home, at 3409 155 A St., is part of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Dream Lottery. (Contributed photo)
Longtime White Rock business Penguin Meats is closing Aug. 1. (Alex Browne photo)

Iconic White Rock store to close after corporate decision

Penguin Meats plans to continue to serve customers through wholesale location

Longtime White Rock business Penguin Meats is closing Aug. 1. (Alex Browne photo)
On July 25, as part of The Big Spend, Semiahmoo Peninsula residents will be encouraged to shop at locally-owned White Rock and South Surrey businesses, helping boost the local economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

‘Big Spend’ event encourages residents to buy from South Surrey, White Rock businesses

July 25 campaign aims to boost business amid COVID-19 pandemic

  • Jul 18, 2020
On July 25, as part of The Big Spend, Semiahmoo Peninsula residents will be encouraged to shop at locally-owned White Rock and South Surrey businesses, helping boost the local economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Fitness equipment to be auctioned in a photo posted to ableauctions.ca.
Fitness equipment to be auctioned in a photo posted to ableauctions.ca.
Four-month-old Lucy Van Doormaal has been diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. A GoFundMe campaign is underway to fund a pricey drug to help her fight the condition. That effort is also being supported with a charity car-wash in South Surrey on July 19. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey car wash to help raise money for baby in need of $3M drug

Four-month-old Lucy Van Doormaal needs expensive treatment to fight rare genetic disorder

Four-month-old Lucy Van Doormaal has been diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. A GoFundMe campaign is underway to fund a pricey drug to help her fight the condition. That effort is also being supported with a charity car-wash in South Surrey on July 19. (Contributed photo)
Rick O’Connor, president and CEO of Black Press Media spoke on the importance of supporting local business – including the media – during his keynote address to the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce on June 23. (Contributed image)

Local business and journalism ‘more important than ever’ – Black Press CEO

Rick O’ Connor addresses virtual AGM of South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce

Rick O’Connor, president and CEO of Black Press Media spoke on the importance of supporting local business – including the media – during his keynote address to the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce on June 23. (Contributed image)