White Rock

White Rock RCMP conducted a point-in-time homelessness count on April 16 and 17, 2021. (White Rock RCMP photo)

Majority of White Rock’s homeless more connected to Surrey: RCMP report

Two-day count conducted in April located four unsheltered individuals; officers identify 24 overall

 

South Surrey nurse Brittany Williams has been involved with the Burn Camp since 2013. (Contributed photo)

Burn camp ‘really puts things in perspective,’ says South Surrey nurse

Brittany Williams’ experiences hoped to boost Hometown Heroes Lottery fundraiser

 

Mick Dalla-Vee impersonates Elton John in the Atlantic Crossing tribute show, presented as a pay-per-view stream by Blue Frog Studios on May 29. Contributed photo

British Invasion show next in Blue Frog streamed concert series

Atlantic Crossing pays tribute to Beatles, Rod Stewart, Elton John

 

Designers of the White Rock Pier repair have received an award of merit for the work. (Contributed photo)

White Rock pier-repair design lauded

Westmar Advisors Inc. receive award of merit

Designers of the White Rock Pier repair have received an award of merit for the work. (Contributed photo)
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Time to take exercise to the great outdoors

Stay healthy while following public health order

  • Apr 29, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Kenneth Phillips, left, and Daniel Brito won $100,000 on Keno. (BCLC photo)

Surrey, White Rock men cash in $100,000 Keno ticket

One man is in the market for a new motorcycle while the other is tucking his winnings into savings

Kenneth Phillips, left, and Daniel Brito won $100,000 on Keno. (BCLC photo)
In addition to a COVID-19 test centre, Peace Arch Hospital is also hosting an antibody infusion clinic. (File photo)

Access to Surrey-based COVID-19 antibody study expands

Infusion clinic underway at Peace Arch Hospital, more anticipated for Fraser East

In addition to a COVID-19 test centre, Peace Arch Hospital is also hosting an antibody infusion clinic. (File photo)
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bump elbows after she delivered the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday, April 19, 2021. With the help of the NDP, Justin Trudeau’s minority Liberal government has survived the last of three confidence votes on its massive budget. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick photo)

Federal budget offers little for seniors, local industry, says South Surrey-White Rock MP

‘In a crisis like we’ve been in, we don’t need more talk’: Findlay

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bump elbows after she delivered the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday, April 19, 2021. With the help of the NDP, Justin Trudeau’s minority Liberal government has survived the last of three confidence votes on its massive budget. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick photo)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)

B.C. finance minister fires back at budget attacks by White Rock, Surrey-South MLAs

Selina Robinson defends NDP record of investment in Surrey-White Rock area

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)
Peace Arch Hospital nurse Diana Law, 57, has died of complications related to COVID-19. (Contributed photo)

White Rock nurse 1st in B.C. to die from COVID-19 complications

Diana Law, 57, worked at Peace Arch Hospital for more than two decades

Peace Arch Hospital nurse Diana Law, 57, has died of complications related to COVID-19. (Contributed photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online on May 27. (File photo)

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce ‘excellence’ nominees announced

Virtual awards ceremony will celebrate resilience during the pandemic

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online on May 27. (File photo)
People took advantage of the warm weather in White Rock Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock 140th best community in Canada: Macleans

Ranking compared 415 communities coast to coast; Surrey ranked 182nd

People took advantage of the warm weather in White Rock Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)

South Surrey, White Rock MLAs call Tuesday’s provincial budget ‘disappointing’

MLAs Stephanie Cadieux and Trevor Halford say residents are getting less for more

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson outlines the province’s three-year budget in Victoria, April 20, 2021. (B.C. government video)
Parking lots were nearly full in White Rock Sunday (April 18) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock driver cited for vehicle noise akin to that made by a plane

West Beach resident calls for increased enforcement as summer traffic ramps up

Parking lots were nearly full in White Rock Sunday (April 18) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Former White Rock councillors and officials with Oviedo Developments broke ground of a new 13-storey residential building in White Rock in April 2019. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Former White Rock councillors and officials with Oviedo Developments broke ground of a new 13-storey residential building in White Rock in April 2019. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Residents of 15156 Victoria Ave. say they’re at risk of losing their affordable housing, from left, Elizabeth Soper, Jack, Jane, Dan, Anthony. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock tenants, landlord to go to RTB hearing over ‘renoviction’

Low-income tenants dispute claim they must relocate for work to be completed

Residents of 15156 Victoria Ave. say they’re at risk of losing their affordable housing, from left, Elizabeth Soper, Jack, Jane, Dan, Anthony. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Researchers say residents should leave sleeping bats alone while they exit hibernation. (Cathy Koot photo)

Spring ‘signal’ brings White Rock, Surrey bats out of hibernation

Community Bat Programs of BC says it’s best to leave sleeping bats alone

Researchers say residents should leave sleeping bats alone while they exit hibernation. (Cathy Koot photo)
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LETTERS: Courtesy, safety lacking among many promenade walkers

Too many failing to walk single-file, while passing others

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Dianne Sawicki

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

Weekly hikes are also on the menu

  • Apr 15, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Two women walk past ‘The Meeting’ sculptures in White Rock’s Miramar Plaza Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

New public art in White Rock draws criticism as the ‘two Michaels’ remain in China’s custody

‘I would encourage people to go out and enjoy it’ said Vancouver Biennale founder

Two women walk past ‘The Meeting’ sculptures in White Rock’s Miramar Plaza Wednesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)