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Sylvia Girard (centre) is pictured on her birthday last year with her children (from left) Frank, Louise, Mike and Janice. (Contributed photo)
Sylvia Girard (centre) is pictured on her birthday last year with her children (from left) Frank, Louise, Mike and Janice. Girard is moving into a South Surrey care facility on the same date that the province has said restrictions on visitation are to be relaxed. (Contributed photo)

Relaxing restrictions for long-term care a relief, says daughter of South Surrey-bound senior

Not everyone is on board with the new freedoms that begin April 1

Sylvia Girard (centre) is pictured on her birthday last year with her children (from left) Frank, Louise, Mike and Janice. (Contributed photo)
Sylvia Girard (centre) is pictured on her birthday last year with her children (from left) Frank, Louise, Mike and Janice. Girard is moving into a South Surrey care facility on the same date that the province has said restrictions on visitation are to be relaxed. (Contributed photo)
Updates on TransLink service to the Semiahmoo Peninsula will be offered in an interactive webinar presented April 6 by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce.  (File photo)

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce offers TransLink updates

Online webinar offers information for businesses and residents

Updates on TransLink service to the Semiahmoo Peninsula will be offered in an interactive webinar presented April 6 by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce.  (File photo)
Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell rehearse for White Rock Players Club’s online revue Duets, held over at whiterockplayers.ca until April 7. (Rebecca Sutherland photo)

SIGHTLINES: Classy ‘Duets’ a well-presented COVID-era show

White Rock Players online production held over to April 7

Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell rehearse for White Rock Players Club’s online revue Duets, held over at whiterockplayers.ca until April 7. (Rebecca Sutherland photo)
White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)
White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)

White Rock Farmers’ Market looks forward to non-food vendors

Society president Margaret Woods says lifting of recent restrictions a relief

White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)
White Rock Farmers Market will return to Russell Avenue and the Miramar Plaza on May 2 - and artisans and other non-food vendors will be able to participate. (File photo)
inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)

White Rock’s Foster Martin development provincially recognized

Landmark Premier Properties and Foster Martin honoured at 2021 Georgie Awards

inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)
White Rock’s Dal Fleischer riding his unicycle in Mexico. Fleischer as part of a miniature circus school for children in the country. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock senior completes 40,000-km unicycle journey

Next goal is the circumference of the moon, says Dal Fleischer

White Rock’s Dal Fleischer riding his unicycle in Mexico. Fleischer as part of a miniature circus school for children in the country. (Contributed photo)
Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, in partnership with Shredwise Shredding and Surrey firefighters, raised nearly $8,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre raises $7,900 for South Surrey/White Rock food bank

Shredding event held in partnership with Surrey firefighters and Shredwise Shredding

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, in partnership with Shredwise Shredding and Surrey firefighters, raised nearly $8,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank. (Contributed photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
British Columbia-Yukon Community NewsMedia Association’s Ma Murray Awards winners are to be announced during a virtual gala on April 29. (BCYCNA screenshot)

Peace Arch News nominated for trio of excellence awards

PAN a finalist in general excellence, while reporter Aaron Hinks in running for pair of accolades

British Columbia-Yukon Community NewsMedia Association’s Ma Murray Awards winners are to be announced during a virtual gala on April 29. (BCYCNA screenshot)
Drawing from Scottish, Irish, and Maritime music traditions, Tiller’s Folly continues to expand and refine its repertoire, focussing on Celtic, roots, and Canadian songs. Prior to COVID, the trio performed a lot of public shows throughout B.C., Washington, and Oregon and looks forward to getting back to that soon. (Tiller’s Folly/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Celtic band celebrates Saint Pat with song

A Maple Ridge and White Rock based trio, Tiller’s Folly, share its music on green-themed holiday

Drawing from Scottish, Irish, and Maritime music traditions, Tiller’s Folly continues to expand and refine its repertoire, focussing on Celtic, roots, and Canadian songs. Prior to COVID, the trio performed a lot of public shows throughout B.C., Washington, and Oregon and looks forward to getting back to that soon. (Tiller’s Folly/Special to Black Press Media)
The Lifeguard app is designed to help people using drugs get help if they overdose. (Black Press Media files)

‘Lifeguard’ app saves overdosing White Rock man’s life, twice

Phone app gives people who use drugs a ‘chance of survival,’ said BCEHS director Neil Lilley

The Lifeguard app is designed to help people using drugs get help if they overdose. (Black Press Media files)
Ritu Khanna is executive director of the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)

OPINION: Local women are the solution

This week, the world marked International Women’s Day

  • Mar 10, 2021
Ritu Khanna is executive director of the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)
Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a virtual South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce town hall on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a virtual South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce town hall on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
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SENIORS’ SCENE: Recreation guide goes online March 10

Check out and sign up for upcoming programs and activities

  • Mar 3, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
Sherron Fairbairn’s art will be showcased, along with paintings by the late Voja Moroccan, at White Rock’s Attractive Distraction Gallery (1377 Johnston Rd.) throughout March. (File photo )

Peninsula views highlighted in White Rock art show

Attractive Distraction Gallery teams work by Sherron Fairbairn and the late Vojislav Morosan

Sherron Fairbairn’s art will be showcased, along with paintings by the late Voja Moroccan, at White Rock’s Attractive Distraction Gallery (1377 Johnston Rd.) throughout March. (File photo )
The Virtually Virtuous CNOY team raised more than $60,000. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Coldest Night event raises $220,000

Deanna Kratzenberg raised more than any walker in the country

The Virtually Virtuous CNOY team raised more than $60,000. (Contributed photo)
A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)

Chamber of commerce town hall offers COVID-19 updates

Latest in series of virtual meetings will be held Feb. 26

A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)
Sandra Tomchuk and Gail Nesimiuk have collaborated on a series of beach paintings, featured throughout March at The Gallery, Central Plaza.

Beach life supplies theme for collaborative show at White Rock gallery

Sandra Tomchuk and Gail Nesimiuk have teamed up for a March exhibit

Sandra Tomchuk and Gail Nesimiuk have collaborated on a series of beach paintings, featured throughout March at The Gallery, Central Plaza.
Maple Blues 2021 female vocalist of the year Angel Forrest, will appear in an online replay of a 2019 live concert at Blue Frog Studios on Saturday, Feb. 20, featuring originals, classics and songs from her latest recording, the double-album Electric Love. (Contributed photo)
Maple Blues 2021 female vocalist of the year Angel Forrest, will appear in an online replay of a 2019 live concert at Blue Frog Studios on Saturday, Feb. 20, featuring originals, classics and songs from her latest recording, the double-album Electric Love. (Contributed photo)
The Tour de White Rock, along with the other BC Superweek races, has been cancelled for 2021. (File photo)

Tour de White Rock, Delta cycling races cancelled for 2021

BC Superweek will not return until 2022 ‘at the earliest’ organizers say

The Tour de White Rock, along with the other BC Superweek races, has been cancelled for 2021. (File photo)