City of Surrey

Surrey Council Chambers. (File photo)

Surrey city councillors complain not enough public input in committees

City has gone ‘exactly the opposite direction,’ Councillor Brenda Locke charges

 

The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)

New park to be built in Clayton Heights

City of Surrey asking for feedback from Clayton residents

 

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey firefighters’ response to drug overdose calls has increased by 25 per cent

City manager says this has equated to a 75 per cent increase in delivery of life-saving Naloxone by firefighters

 

16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)

Council pushes forward applications for 400-plus dwellings in South Surrey

Loss of trees, pressure on schools cited by public, council members as areas of concern

16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)
Vision for the Flamingo Block, in 2018. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Portion of Flamingo Block project in Whalley now slated for offices

Applicant’s market research found there’s a demand for office space at that location

Vision for the Flamingo Block, in 2018. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)
Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

McCallum says First Nations are treated ‘better in Surrey literally than anywhere’

This was during debate that resulted in his Safe Surrey Coalition defeating Councillor Jack Hundial’s motion to acknowledge that city meetings are held on Coast Salish territory

Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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SURREY NOW & THEN: Old Stardust building will soon bite the dust to make way for tall tower

Popular roller rink closed 15 years ago, and the single-storey structure has been vacant for a year

teaser photo of Stardust. Undated photo.
Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)

South Surrey/White Rock sees one-third the number of COVID cases as rest of Surrey

33 people out of 1,000 have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in areas north of 40 Avenue in Surrey

Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)
Surrey school portable. (file photo)

Surrey councillor calling for zero-tolerance policy on more school portables

‘Surrey families are paying taxes and their kids shouldn’t be in portables,’ Linda Annis says

Surrey school portable. (file photo)
Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)

Surrey council permits second hair salon to serve liquor

This one is in Cloverdale, the first was in South Surrey last May

Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)
Photo by Tom Zytaruk

OUR VIEW: Surrey City of Parks mustn’t rest on its laurels

Requiring developers to grow trees and shrubs on flat roofs, like you will see in Vancouver, is an idea whose time has definitely come

  • Jan 6, 2021
Photo by Tom Zytaruk
Photo by Tom Zytaruk

Surrey tree protection bylaw tougher but environmentalist calls for more

‘We never make up the losses,’ Surrey environmentalist Deb Jack says

Photo by Tom Zytaruk
File photo of passengers boarding the restored BC Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station in 2019

Surrey looking into extending heritage rail ride into Newton from Sullivan Station

Councillor Linda Annis says it has ‘real value from a tourism perspective’

File photo of passengers boarding the restored BC Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station in 2019
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LETTERS: Tell us the actual cost of the Surrey Police Service

Editor: The Surrey general tax is held at 2.9 per cent. Sounds…

  • Dec 31, 2020
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John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations, turns on one of two underground roadside taps Friday (Dec. 18) marking the completion of a long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (Alex Browne photo)

Mains activation a key step in Semiahmoo First Nation water project

Full service to households now only a few months away

John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations, turns on one of two underground roadside taps Friday (Dec. 18) marking the completion of a long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (Alex Browne photo)
Jim Bennett. (Submitted photo)

Jim Bennett a vital element of Surrey’s social conscience for 30 years and counting

Fleetwood resident is recipient of Surrey’s 2020 Good Citizen Award

Jim Bennett. (Submitted photo)
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LETTERS: Slap on a few decals, save Surrey taxpayers $200 million

Editor: An open letter to Mayor Doug McCallum Mayor McCallum, you indicated…

  • Dec 17, 2020
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Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey mayor ‘nullifying’ public’s voice by rejigging city committees, councillor charges

‘This is disgraceful,’ Brenda Locke says. ‘This is tragic for our city, I think’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)

Guerra questions ‘motive’ for Surrey councillors identifying as ‘opposition’ to mayor

‘Without oppositions, you don’t have democracy,’ Hundial replies

Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)
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LETTERS: Stop Surrey budget ‘travesty’ immediately

An open letter to Mayor McCallum and members of Surrey city council

  • Dec 10, 2020
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