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Jonny Williams (Xotxwes), of the Sto:lo Nation, holds eagle feathers as he helps guide his late ancestors from an unmarked, undocumented burial site to a canoe so they can travel home, outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been discovered buried near the former school. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘Delicate, sensitive process:’ Expert talks on searching for burial sites with radar

Alberta anthropologist says projects have to be community-led and culturally sensitive

Jonny Williams (Xotxwes), of the Sto:lo Nation, holds eagle feathers as he helps guide his late ancestors from an unmarked, undocumented burial site to a canoe so they can travel home, outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. The remains of 215 children have been discovered buried near the former school. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)

Cannabis, intoxication offenders cited in White Rock on the weekend

Police stats for May show 100 per cent increase in ‘interactions’ compared to April

(White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
Flags at all City of Delta civic buildings will be flown at half-mast for 215 hours, one hour for each of the 215 children discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Flags across Delta at half-mast to honour victims of Kamloops residential school

Flags lowered for 215 hours, one for each victim whose remains were found at the school

Flags at all City of Delta civic buildings will be flown at half-mast for 215 hours, one hour for each of the 215 children discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Protest against City of Surrey’s plan to build a road at the south end of Bear Creek Park (Photo submitted)

Gulf widens over Surrey council’s plan to expand 84th Avenue at south end of Bear Creek Park

Sebastian Sajda, organizer of Friends of Bear Creek Park, says city’s plan will ‘destroy’ one of Surrey’s intact green spaces

Protest against City of Surrey’s plan to build a road at the south end of Bear Creek Park (Photo submitted)
Deltassist Family and Community Services Society’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Over $614,000 for Delta-based social service groups

More than a dozen local organizations set to receive B.C. Community Gaming Grants program grants

Deltassist Family and Community Services Society’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Don Schuetze, president of Green Timbers Heritage Society, at the site of the Surrey forest’s inaugural plantation in 1930. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Don Schuetze, president of Green Timbers Heritage Society, at the site of the Surrey forest’s inaugural plantation in 1930. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Shots fired overnight at a Newton house. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Shots fired overnight at Newton house

Nobody was injured, police say

Shots fired overnight at a Newton house. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Members of Surrey for Future and other groups protest Sunday at Surrey’s Teal Jones sawmill against logging of old growth forests. (Submitted photo)

Environmental protesters rally outside Surrey mill

Roughly 100 protesters gather at Surrey saw mill Sunday to protest logging old growth forests in B.C.

Members of Surrey for Future and other groups protest Sunday at Surrey’s Teal Jones sawmill against logging of old growth forests. (Submitted photo)
Iqra Islamic School in Surrey. (Photo: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/iqra-islamic-school)
Iqra Islamic School in Surrey. (Photo: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/iqra-islamic-school)
A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops on Thursday. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops. (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)
A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops on Thursday. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops. (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)
Ayana Benning, 5, and her brother Tulsie Benning, 4, marched up with their signs and parents to join the celebration at Braden Main forest service road, where the police exclusion line was breached May 29. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

RCMP arrest all but one at Fairy Creek blockade, protesters take it back next day

Crowds of supporters and a car of elders breached the police line

Ayana Benning, 5, and her brother Tulsie Benning, 4, marched up with their signs and parents to join the celebration at Braden Main forest service road, where the police exclusion line was breached May 29. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Hal Fraser Bringeland said he developed a blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. (Contributed photo/Canadian Press photo)
Hal Fraser Bringeland said he developed a blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. (Contributed photo/Canadian Press photo)
Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Surrey continues downward trend in weekly COVID-19 cases

BCCDC reporting 721 cases for the region for the week of May 16 to 22

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
A family of bears was spotted roaming the Fleetwood neighbourhood Saturday. (Jason Ahn YouTube)
A family of bears was spotted roaming the Fleetwood neighbourhood Saturday. (Jason Ahn YouTube)
One person is in police custody following an alleged stabbing in North Delta in the 11800-block of 80th Avenue around 4 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: One in custody after alleged stabbing in North Delta

Police say the incident is not connected to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict

One person is in police custody following an alleged stabbing in North Delta in the 11800-block of 80th Avenue around 4 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Pipes for the Trans Mountain pipeline project are seen at a storage facility near Hope in 2020. (File photo: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
Pipes for the Trans Mountain pipeline project are seen at a storage facility near Hope in 2020. (File photo: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
In a May 28, 2021 information bulletin, Fraser Health said a resident and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 at Brookside Lodge in Surrey. (Image: Google Street View)

Fraser Health declares outbreak at Surrey long-term care facility

One resident, one staff member test positive for novel coronavirus

In a May 28, 2021 information bulletin, Fraser Health said a resident and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 at Brookside Lodge in Surrey. (Image: Google Street View)
A 10-classroom addition to Sunnyside Elementary, due for completion by September 2022, will take some 250 students out of portables. (File photo)

Construction phase begins for South Surrey’s Sunnyside Elementary addition

Project will add 10 new permanent classrooms by September 2022

A 10-classroom addition to Sunnyside Elementary, due for completion by September 2022, will take some 250 students out of portables. (File photo)
Corporal Scotty Schumann of the Surrey RCMP Police Mental Health Outreach Team (PMHOT) is the recipient of the 2020 RCMP Veteran’s Award. (Now-Leader file photo)

Mountie honoured for his work supporting Surrey’s vulnerable

Corporal Scotty Schumann is recipient of 2020 RCMP Veteran’s Award

Corporal Scotty Schumann of the Surrey RCMP Police Mental Health Outreach Team (PMHOT) is the recipient of the 2020 RCMP Veteran’s Award. (Now-Leader file photo)