Beau Simpson

Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade, says a a review of B.C.’s school funding formula is long overdue. (Now-Leader file photos)

Coalition says it’s ‘ready’ to help province rid Surrey of school portables

Surrey School Coalition urges new NDP government to review school funding formula

Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade, says a a review of B.C.’s school funding formula is long overdue. (Now-Leader file photos)
Anyone who has more information about this ring is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, ask for Cst. Dolan and quote file # 2017-72939.

Surrey police look for diamond ring’s rightful owner

A Good Samaritan turned in the white gold diamond ring on May 31 and nobody has claimed it yet.

Anyone who has more information about this ring is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, ask for Cst. Dolan and quote file # 2017-72939.
Surrey’s April Facey won $866,000 playing Odds of the Gods on PlayNow.com on July 17th. Her jackpot is the largest slot jackpot ever won in B.C. (Photo submitted)

Surrey woman wins record slot jackpot on PlayNow.com

April Facey of Surrey wins $866,000 playing slots on auto spin while she was putting her son to bed

Surrey’s April Facey won $866,000 playing Odds of the Gods on PlayNow.com on July 17th. Her jackpot is the largest slot jackpot ever won in B.C. (Photo submitted)
Surrey RCMP say the responded to reports of shots being fired in the 12200 block of 78th Avenue at about 9:05 p.m. Sunday night.

Nobody hurt in yet another drive-by shooting in Surrey

Two vehicles seen driving away after shots fired in Newton Sunday night

Surrey RCMP say the responded to reports of shots being fired in the 12200 block of 78th Avenue at about 9:05 p.m. Sunday night.
(Marianne Rumbal took this photo on Friday of the Ashcroft Reserve fire.)

SIMPSON: Canadians rally for wildfire victims

It’s encouraging to see the province – and nation – come together for the thousands affected

(Marianne Rumbal took this photo on Friday of the Ashcroft Reserve fire.)
Beau Simpson is editor of the Now-Leader. He can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com

SIMPSON: One-parent households, you have my utmost respect

In Canada, there are more than 1.6 million lone-parent families – and I tip my hat to every single one of them

Beau Simpson is editor of the Now-Leader. He can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com
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SIMPSON: Hey politicians, stop the masquerade – your project is actually old news

Politicians love getting the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to making announcements, especially in election years.

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'Now' editor Beau Simpson is a volunteer coach the Cloverdale Minor Baseball Association.

SIMPSON: Being ranked builds character for young ball players but at the office? No thanks.

If someone assessed me in the newsroom the other day, I would have been sent to the minors in a heartbeat

'Now' editor Beau Simpson is a volunteer coach the Cloverdale Minor Baseball Association.
Beau Simpson can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.

SIMPSON: Broken promises (Trudeau) have given rise to a new kind of politician (Trump)

Our American neighbours find themselves shocked that someone they just made president is actually doing what he said he would do.

Beau Simpson can be reached at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose gets the crowd pumped up before his 'triple threat' match against the Miz and A.J. Styles Monday night at Abbotsford Centre.

SIMPSON: A night of WWE wrestling can teach you – and your son – a lot about life

Sitting with my son in Abbotsford Centre for WWE’s Road to Wrestlemania, I realized there can be much to learn from pro wrestling

WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose gets the crowd pumped up before his 'triple threat' match against the Miz and A.J. Styles Monday night at Abbotsford Centre.
Beau Simpson is editor of the Now. You can email him at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.

SIMPSON: Cash for Surrey schools is sweet but ultimately, it’s just a Band-Aid

$217 million is indeed an “amazing start,” but let's not kid ourselves – we’ll be right back where we started in another three years

Beau Simpson is editor of the Now. You can email him at beau.simpson@thenownewspaper.com.