Surrey

Parliament Hill is shown in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The Trudeau government has agreed with the Senate that Canadians suffering solely from grievous and irremediable mental illnesses should be entitled to receive medical assistance in dying — but not for another two years. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick photo)

Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation

Bill C-7 was expanded to include access to medically assisted death for non-terminal conditions

 

Actor Deborah Williams, seen here in an Arts Club Theatre Company production of “Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty,” is a co-founder and presenter of “The Flame” storytelling series. (File photo: Arts Club/Emily Cooper)

Surrey storytelling workshop employs theatre techniques

Online course helps writers craft compelling stories from real-life experiences

 

The South Point Exchange Wendy’s location was ordered closed for 10 days due to COVID-19. The closure took effect on April 9, 2021. (Google Streetview screenshot)

COVID-19 prompts 10-day closure of South Surrey fast-food restaurant

Fraser Health confirms order for South Point Wendy’s was issued April 9

 

Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Zoom into fitness and memories at Kent Street

Weekly hikes are also on the menu

  • Apr 15, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Waterstock Properties is looking to build 114 residential units near 16 Avenue and 157 Street. (Urban Arts Architecture rendering)

Amendments sought for South Surrey apartment, townhouse project receive third reading

Residents, councillors speak for and against proposed density of Waterstock Properties’ 114-unit plan

Waterstock Properties is looking to build 114 residential units near 16 Avenue and 157 Street. (Urban Arts Architecture rendering)
Bubbles fill the air during the 2019 Party for the Planet. This year it will be online. (City of Surrey photo)

Virtual Party for the Planet to offer environmental education

City of Surrey’s annual event planned for Earth Day

Bubbles fill the air during the 2019 Party for the Planet. This year it will be online. (City of Surrey photo)
Commercial trucks head south towards the Pacific Highway border crossing Wednesday (April 14, 2021). The union representing Canadian border officers wants its members to be included on the frontline priority list for the COVID-19 vaccine. (Aaron Hinks photo)

CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.

Border officers at ports including South Surrey’s Pacific Highway should ‘not be left behind’

Commercial trucks head south towards the Pacific Highway border crossing Wednesday (April 14, 2021). The union representing Canadian border officers wants its members to be included on the frontline priority list for the COVID-19 vaccine. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Two members of Surrey’s COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Team (CCET) get ready to hit the beat. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Surrey cops see surge in non-compliance with COVID-19 public health orders

The CCET issued 18 violation tickets totalling nearly $17,000 in fines last week

Two members of Surrey’s COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Team (CCET) get ready to hit the beat. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
Traffic was tied up at the intersection of Scott and Old Yale Roads in North Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, after a semi truck hauling a load of pipes flipped while making a turn. (Shane MacKichan photos)

VIDEO: Semi hauling load of pipes flips in North Surrey intersection

Traffic near Scott and Old Yale Roads tied up by Tuesday afternoon incident

Traffic was tied up at the intersection of Scott and Old Yale Roads in North Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, after a semi truck hauling a load of pipes flipped while making a turn. (Shane MacKichan photos)
Sheila Malcolmson, B.C.’s minister of mental health and addictions (Screen shot)

Minister of mental health tells Surrey audience COVID-19 ‘has made everything worse’

More than 23,000 people in B.C. are receiving medication to treat opioid addiction

Sheila Malcolmson, B.C.’s minister of mental health and addictions (Screen shot)
Sheila Malcolmson, B.C.’s minister of mental health and addictions (Screen shot)

Minister of mental health tells Surrey audience COVID-19 ‘has made everything worse’

More than 23,000 people in B.C. are receiving medication to treat opioid addiction

Sheila Malcolmson, B.C.’s minister of mental health and addictions (Screen shot)
Retired Surrey teachers Alinda Ware (left) and Clara Penner are gearing up for the 10-km 2021 Virtual Vancouver Sun Run, with an aim to helping students in Kenya. Ware is wearing a T-shirt from the 1995 Sun Run she and Penner did together. (Contributed photos)

Retired Surrey teachers fundraising for Kenyan students

Clara Penner and Alinda Ware met in 1961, gearing up for 2021 Virtual Sun Run

Retired Surrey teachers Alinda Ware (left) and Clara Penner are gearing up for the 10-km 2021 Virtual Vancouver Sun Run, with an aim to helping students in Kenya. Ware is wearing a T-shirt from the 1995 Sun Run she and Penner did together. (Contributed photos)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
Surrey RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko receives her COVID-19 vaccination. (Contributed photo)
Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1300-block of 176 Street at around 7:15 p.m. on June 3, 2017. (File photo)

Trial dates set for senior charged in 2017 ‘targeted’ South Surrey shooting

Jury trial for Kenneth Turpin scheduled to begin Oct. 25

Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1300-block of 176 Street at around 7:15 p.m. on June 3, 2017. (File photo)
Earl Marriott Secondary alumna Tanis Orsetti has received a $15,000 Cmolik Graduate Studies Scholarship to further her studies in the field of medicine. (File/Contributed photo)

Earl Marriott alumna selected for new $15K scholarship

Tanis Orsetti is studying the use immunotherapy in cancer treatment

Earl Marriott Secondary alumna Tanis Orsetti has received a $15,000 Cmolik Graduate Studies Scholarship to further her studies in the field of medicine. (File/Contributed photo)
The Rotary Club of South Surrey is planning to host another shredding event on April 17, 2021.(Contributed file photo)

South Surrey Rotarians to host shredding event

April 17 fundraiser to offer secure shredding by donation

The Rotary Club of South Surrey is planning to host another shredding event on April 17, 2021.(Contributed file photo)
Easter was “reimagined” by White Rock Baptist Church, and many homes were “egged” as a result. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Semiahmoo Peninsula homes ‘egged’ by White Rock Baptist Church

Surprise treats part of ongoing outreach efforts during the pandemic

Easter was “reimagined” by White Rock Baptist Church, and many homes were “egged” as a result. (Contributed photo)
A vaccine-filled needle awaits injection, during a COVID-19 vaccination clinic held Jan. 15, 2021 at Amica White Rock. Community Living B.C.-funded workers learned April 8 that they, too, can now be vaccinated. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

Support workers for those with disabilities given vaccine priority

News shared with Community Living B.C.-funded staff on April 8

A vaccine-filled needle awaits injection, during a COVID-19 vaccination clinic held Jan. 15, 2021 at Amica White Rock. Community Living B.C.-funded workers learned April 8 that they, too, can now be vaccinated. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
British Columbia Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Attorney General covers housing, homelessness and justice reform in Surrey Zoom

‘I think it would be really great to hold some sessions in Surrey,’ Eby says of legislative assembly

British Columbia Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Surrey RCMP are looking for these two men after a bank in the 12800-block of 96th Avenue was robbed on March 12. (Images: Surrey RCMP)

Police release images of two men suspected of robbing Surrey bank

Robbery happened on March 12 at bank in 12800-block of 96th Avenue

Surrey RCMP are looking for these two men after a bank in the 12800-block of 96th Avenue was robbed on March 12. (Images: Surrey RCMP)