Canada 150

A look at the ‘Together’ truck that’s traveled 37,000 kilometres across Canada highlighting the work of Canadians in impoverished countries. (Brianna Menzies-Vaught, Surrey Now-Leader contributor)

VIDEO: Truck shows off Canada’s work for fighting global poverty in Surrey

The exhibit has been traveling across Canada since April, 2015

 

Nelson Anselmo photo                                Oh Canada, We Sing For Thee, starring Leisa Way, plays 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Surrey Arts Centre.

Canadiana launch for Surrey Civic Theatres’ 50th season

Venues include arts centre, city hall, staged reading series joins line-up

 

Cloverdale’s Canada Day celebration featured a Canada 150 zone, where people could go to hear stories about the country’s history. (Grace Kennedy photo)

GALLERY: More than 120,000 attend largest Canada Day event in Surrey history

Cloverdale event was the largest Canada Day celebration held in Western Canada

 

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

Black Press reporters hit the streets to ask local residents why Canada brings them pride

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian
CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

We asked British Columbians destinations they love in Canada

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland
Arlene celebrates her 50th birthday on July 1, 2017. (Contributed)

B.C.’s centennial baby wishes Canada a happy 150th

Cloverdale’s Arlene Beitel on sharing a birthday with Canada

Arlene celebrates her 50th birthday on July 1, 2017. (Contributed)
Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge
Farrier James Findler shows off a heart bar shoe in his shop. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Feeding the fire: Langley’s James Findler on becoming one of the world’s top farriers

Delta-raised Findler grew up with horses, but didn’t considered shoeing them as a career

Farrier James Findler shows off a heart bar shoe in his shop. (Grace Kennedy photo)
CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

We asked British Columbians to describe Canada in three words

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’
Image: Surrey Archives                                A six-ton Canada Centennial birthday cake is served up a Guildford Town Centre, in 1967. “This immense fruit cake has been decorated with 1,200 pounds of hard icing,” the ‘Surrey Leader’ reported at the time.

CANADA 150: A commemorative look at Surrey’s distant past, its present and very near future

Take a look with the Now-Leader at the Surrey area in 1867, 1967 and today as we head into the city’s Canada 150 celebrations

Image: Surrey Archives                                A six-ton Canada Centennial birthday cake is served up a Guildford Town Centre, in 1967. “This immense fruit cake has been decorated with 1,200 pounds of hard icing,” the ‘Surrey Leader’ reported at the time.
Singer Jacob Hoggard (second from right) and the band Hedley will headline Surrey’s Canada Day event on Saturday, July 1.

CANADA 150: Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard just wants to say hello to Surrey again

Singer says he’s excited to be ‘home sweet home’ on Canada Day — a decade-plus after playing Ozone bar

Singer Jacob Hoggard (second from right) and the band Hedley will headline Surrey’s Canada Day event on Saturday, July 1.
(Cartoon: Patrick LaMontagne)

EDITORIAL: Reaffirming our Canadian identity

A historic reminder of what it means to be Canadian

  • Jun 29, 2017
(Cartoon: Patrick LaMontagne)
EVENT GUIDE: Surrey’s Canada 150 celebrations

EVENT GUIDE: Surrey’s Canada 150 celebrations

Your guide to the Canada 150 celebrations at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre

EVENT GUIDE: Surrey’s Canada 150 celebrations
ONE Condoms even has a contest running to celebrate Canada 150. (ONECondoms/Twitter)
ONE Condoms even has a contest running to celebrate Canada 150. (ONECondoms/Twitter)
Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell and councillor Joanne Charles say people need to hear the “echoes” of their ancestors. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Semiahmoo First Nation embark on oral history project

‘The truth needs to come from us’

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell and councillor Joanne Charles say people need to hear the “echoes” of their ancestors. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Contributed photo                                Local favourites Hawking are among acts featured live at the RE/MAX Sea Stage for Canada Day By The Bay this Saturday.

White Rock celebrates Canada Day

Festivities begin at 10 a.m. and close with fireworks at 10:15 p.m. in White Rock

Contributed photo                                Local favourites Hawking are among acts featured live at the RE/MAX Sea Stage for Canada Day By The Bay this Saturday.
‘I wasn’t everybody’s friend’: Mike Cook on his impact on the Cloverdale, provincial and national legions
‘I wasn’t everybody’s friend’: Mike Cook on his impact on the Cloverdale, provincial and national legions
EDITORIAL: Reaffirming our Canadian identity

EDITORIAL: Reaffirming our Canadian identity

A historic reminder of what it means to be Canadian

  • Jun 29, 2017
EDITORIAL: Reaffirming our Canadian identity
Halifax, NS (Wikimedia Commons)

Winners announced in Canada 150 contest

Prizes include a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations, a stay on a houseboat and more

  • Jun 29, 2017
Halifax, NS (Wikimedia Commons)
Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre

Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre

Canadians use plays, music as a way to stay connected to roots

Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre