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Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)

OUR VIEW: So much for local control of Surrey policing

City council and the Surrey Police Board need telescopes to see eye to eye

  • Nov 17, 2022
Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)
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LETTERS: Apalling lack of respect shown to helpful young Peace Arch Hospital worker

Bad behaviour could drive away workers in an industry that is already short-staffed

  • Nov 17, 2022
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LETTER: Liberals’ new gun laws will not make Canadians safer

Editor: We are being lied to (again). The federal Liberals have recently…

  • Nov 17, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Policing transition vote a ‘momentous step’ in Surrey politics

Monday night’s vote on the Surrey policing transition was a momentous step.…

  • Nov 17, 2022
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Surrey remains the only large city in Canada without an Emergency Department funded to treat the three leading causes of sudden death: heart attack, stroke and trauma. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

COLUMN: Fast-growing Surrey must receive its fair share of health resources

Tenacity shown by veterans and their families decades ago is what is required today

  • Nov 16, 2022
Surrey remains the only large city in Canada without an Emergency Department funded to treat the three leading causes of sudden death: heart attack, stroke and trauma. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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LETTERS: Making the case against rapid-bus service

Editor: The City of Surrey is planning to implement rapid bus service…

  • Nov 10, 2022
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LETTERS: Hope thief needed cane more than owner did

Editor: While shopping at Walmart, my friend, a woman in her later…

  • Nov 10, 2022
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LETTERS: Ambulance service impressed

Editor: There has been much said recently about poor ambulance service. These…

  • Nov 10, 2022
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LETTERS: Late-night fireworks ‘unacceptable’

Editor: The first explosive night Diwali celebrations was a nightmare for many…

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Barron: Remembering when gun-toting elementary schoolkids said ‘enough’ to the rats

A half-century ago, school pest-control methods were a little bit different

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LETTERS: Charities’ ‘gifts’ feel like a form of manipulation

Editor: Re: It’s not always necessary to give back, Oct. 27 column…

  • Nov 3, 2022
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LETTER: Sincere thanks for return of driver’s licence

Editor: Please allow me to offer my sincere and huge thanks to…

  • Nov 3, 2022
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LETTERS: Greed without accountability is the order of the day

Editor: Regarding, Loblaws generic-brand food price freeze, are we struggling consumers supposed…

  • Nov 3, 2022
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LETTERS: Timeline needed on completion of new King George Boulevard bridge over Nicomekl

Editor: An updated timeline would be appreciated for the Bailey Bridge replacement.…

  • Nov 3, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Census data speaks to Surrey’s past, and its future

Fifty-four per cent of Metro Vancouver area residents now identify as members…

  • Nov 3, 2022
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White Rock’s Marine Drive remains a speedway and would benefit from speed humps, writes A.J. Chapman. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: City of White Rock should install speed humps on Marine Drive

Editor: The speed limit along all of Marine Drive in White Rock…

  • Nov 3, 2022
White Rock’s Marine Drive remains a speedway and would benefit from speed humps, writes A.J. Chapman. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: Mother of B.C. man stabbed to death outraged over killer’s imminent release

Barbara Presseau wants public to know that offenders only serve two-thirds of sentences behind bars

Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
BC Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

THE MOJ: Can a restored and revived Rourke lead the Lions to the promised land?

Quarterback’s surprise recovery has B.C. football fans on the edge of their seats

BC Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
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LETTERS: Provide detailed breakdown of police transition costs and reversal plan

Editor: First, I want to congratulate Brenda Locke on a well-run campaign…

  • Oct 27, 2022
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LETTERS: Ward system is not a panacea

Editor: I read with interest the letter, “Ward system warranted in Surrey.”…

  • Oct 27, 2022
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