Lauren Collins

A boy and girl dunk their heads in a water fountain during a heat wave in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

Where to go in Surrey to stay cool as heat wave looms

Environment Canada issues heat statement, but says it could be upgraded to warning

A boy and girl dunk their heads in a water fountain during a heat wave in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
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Telus investing $47M in Surrey to bring ‘blistering-fast’ 5G network speeds

Part of $13 billion for all of B.C. through to 2024

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Vik Sachdeva, owner of Seed & Stone cannabis store on Lickman Road in Chilliwack which opened in April 2020, amidst the chaos of the global pandemic. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cannabis stores haven’t yet been approved in Surrey – but you can get home delivery

Seed and Stone’s head office is in Surrey, and the company has just started delivering products

Vik Sachdeva, owner of Seed & Stone cannabis store on Lickman Road in Chilliwack which opened in April 2020, amidst the chaos of the global pandemic. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying the second suspect in a series of bitcoin ATM robberies and property crimes in both Surrey and Langley. (Photos: Surrey RCMP handout)

RCMP look for second suspect in bitcoin ATM robberies in Surrey, Langley

First suspect facing 10 charges including robbery, theft in four separate incidents

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying the second suspect in a series of bitcoin ATM robberies and property crimes in both Surrey and Langley. (Photos: Surrey RCMP handout)
SFU Surrey has received $2.21 million in federal funding for its Quantum Algorithms Institute.

SFU Surrey’s quantum computing institute receives $2.2M from feds

Funding is for at least 100 personnel, will help 10 businesses adopt quantum technologies

SFU Surrey has received $2.21 million in federal funding for its Quantum Algorithms Institute.
Gagandeep Grewal, front right, and his wife Harpreet Grewal, left, each receive their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Surrey’s weekly COVID-19 cases drop once again

About 84% of people aged 12 and up have had their first dose

Gagandeep Grewal, front right, and his wife Harpreet Grewal, left, each receive their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
A forty-unit permanent supportive housing project has opened in Newton. (Submitted photo: Amy Reid)

40 permanent supportive homes open in Surrey

Site will be operated by Phoenix Society

A forty-unit permanent supportive housing project has opened in Newton. (Submitted photo: Amy Reid)
The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).

Delta fire crews put out blaze on Annacis Island

Delta Fire Department initially responded to multiple vehicles on fire at a towing yard

The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).
A crash on Highway 15/176th Street at Golden Ears Way was partially shut down for more than an hour Tuesday (July 20) after crash. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

Four-vehicle crash in Surrey takes out traffic signal, police investigating suspected impaired driver

Highway 15/176th Street at Golden Ears Way was littered with debris

A crash on Highway 15/176th Street at Golden Ears Way was partially shut down for more than an hour Tuesday (July 20) after crash. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)

GoFundMe started for grieving mother after Surrey stabbing, fire

Work colleagues, friends start fundraiser with $15,000 for rent, funeral costs

Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference about the provincial government approving the city’s municipal police transition plan in 2019. He is joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Board of Trade posts callout for canvassers for policing referendum petition

Tweet, email to members asks people to consider being a canvasser for the petition

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference about the provincial government approving the city’s municipal police transition plan in 2019. He is joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Temporary road closures are coming to Surrey’s Fraser Highway and area as crews prepare for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension. (Image: Google Maps)

Temporary months-long road closure coming to Surrey’s Fraser Highway as part of SkyTrain construction

Part of the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension’s early works program

Temporary road closures are coming to Surrey’s Fraser Highway and area as crews prepare for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension. (Image: Google Maps)
Police taped off the area around Surrey Central SkyTrain station Friday afternoon after a possible stabbing in the area. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Police look for suspect following stabbing near Surrey Central SkyTrain station

Two men, both 25, were taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’

Police taped off the area around Surrey Central SkyTrain station Friday afternoon after a possible stabbing in the area. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Surrey RCMP investigating anti-Muslim graffiti incidents

Police say reports of the hate-motivated graffiti have been coming in since July 5

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find missing 13-year-old Dakota Skidmore, who was last seen on July 13. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Police say 13-year-old has returned home safely

Surrey RCMP say Dakota Skidmore left a house in the 10900-block of 131A Street on July 13

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find missing 13-year-old Dakota Skidmore, who was last seen on July 13. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
In 2019, police were called to investigate an assault at a residence in the 13300-block of 105th Avenue on Feb. 17 to find Tee Bor, 68, seriously injured. He died in hospital. Pee Lee Pi was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. (File photo: Aaron Hinks)

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2019 Surrey stabbing death

Pee Lee Pi found guilty of second-degree murder in February, sentenced on July 9

In 2019, police were called to investigate an assault at a residence in the 13300-block of 105th Avenue on Feb. 17 to find Tee Bor, 68, seriously injured. He died in hospital. Pee Lee Pi was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. (File photo: Aaron Hinks)
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Surrey sees slight uptick in weekly COVID-19 cases

But about 83 per cent of those aged 12 and up have been partially immunized

Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Surrey RCMP released a photo of the suspect related to a sexual assault that occurred in Guildford on July 9 at approximately 9:50 p.m. (RCMP Handout)
Surrey RCMP released a photo of the suspect related to a sexual assault that occurred in Guildford on July 9 at approximately 9:50 p.m. (RCMP Handout)
Books reading literacy library libraries (Shutterstock)

Surrey elementary school receives $40K grant for the ‘Love of Reading’

Hjorth Road Elementary is a recipient of the 2020-21 grant from Indigo

Books reading literacy library libraries (Shutterstock)
Moment Energy co-founders, from left, Gabriel Soares, Edward Chiang, Sumreen Rattan and Gurmesh Sidhu at SFU’s Surrey campus. (Photo: sfu.ca)

SFU Surrey alumni win $100K for startup that repurposes electric-vehicle batteries

Co-founder says the batteries have an average life of 80% left when ‘retired’ from vehicle

Moment Energy co-founders, from left, Gabriel Soares, Edward Chiang, Sumreen Rattan and Gurmesh Sidhu at SFU’s Surrey campus. (Photo: sfu.ca)