Lauren Collins

Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a daycare in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Six child-care providers in Surrey receiving funding for 531 spaces

Province says nearly 2,000 spaces have been funded in Surrey since July 2018

Children’s backpacks and shoes are seen at a daycare in Langley, B.C., on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
The Surrey school district is moving forward with a business case for a 23-classroom addition to Fleetwood Park Secondary. During the 2020 provincial election campaign, the BC NDP promised 500-seat additions at both Fleetwood Park and Clayton Heights secondary schools. (Image: Google Street View)

Surrey school district moves ahead with plans for 23-classroom addition at Fleetwood Park

In the 2020 provincial election, the BC NDP promised 500-seat additions at two high schools

The Surrey school district is moving forward with a business case for a 23-classroom addition to Fleetwood Park Secondary. During the 2020 provincial election campaign, the BC NDP promised 500-seat additions at both Fleetwood Park and Clayton Heights secondary schools. (Image: Google Street View)
A SkyTrain heading to Waterfront Station leaves King George Station in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

TransLink wants to explore SkyTrain extension into Newton

But the BIA executive director wonders how much longer the town centre will have to wait

A SkyTrain heading to Waterfront Station leaves King George Station in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 with Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman, centre, during the 2022 event. (Photo: A Master Media)

Board of trade honours Surrey’s ‘Top 25 Under 25’

This was the first time the event was held in-person since the pandemic began

Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 with Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman, centre, during the 2022 event. (Photo: A Master Media)
Surrey RCMP in Surrey in 2020. Cpl. Vanessa Munn say police are investigating after “possible partial human remains” were found in Whalley over the weekend. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP investigating after ‘possible partial human remains’ found in 2 areas

Police say they are investigating two separate reports

Surrey RCMP in Surrey in 2020. Cpl. Vanessa Munn say police are investigating after “possible partial human remains” were found in Whalley over the weekend. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15, 2020 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144 Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. Her husband Daljit Singh Masutta has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle and Amazon Canada. (Photo: GoFundMe)

Surrey man suing Amazon, delivery driver for wife’s 2020 death

Paramjit Kaur Masutta was killed by a runaway cargo van while walking with her two kids

Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15, 2020 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144 Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. Her husband Daljit Singh Masutta has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle and Amazon Canada. (Photo: GoFundMe)
Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey shooting suspect arrested, police say

Surrey RCMP was looking for 28-year-old Tevain Lloyd, who is ‘commonly known as “Gucci”’

Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside was at Panorama Ridge Secondary on Thursday (April 14, 2022) for the high school’s Vaisakhi celebrations that included information booths about the holiday, which celebrates the harvest festival and the birth of Khalsa. (Photo: Surrey Schools/Twitter)

Surrey students celebrate Vaisakhi, with a visit from B.C.’s education minister

Panorama Ridge Secondary had displays about the harvest festival, while students performed and acted at DEC

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside was at Panorama Ridge Secondary on Thursday (April 14, 2022) for the high school’s Vaisakhi celebrations that included information booths about the holiday, which celebrates the harvest festival and the birth of Khalsa. (Photo: Surrey Schools/Twitter)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing mom, 31-year-old Michelle Nathe, and her three-year-old daughter, Wednesday Gosselin. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Police say mom and 3-year-old daughter have been found

Police say 31-year-old Michelle Nathe and her daughter are safe

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing mom, 31-year-old Michelle Nathe, and her three-year-old daughter, Wednesday Gosselin. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Madison Fleischer and her mom Lisa have started Slava Sweatshirts, selling clothing, pins and mugs, to raise funds for Ukraine to help rebuild beyond the war. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey mom-and-daughter duo raise thousands to help Ukraine

Lisa and Madison Fleischer began selling the Slava Sweatshirts out of Delta boutique, but it’s grown worldwide

Madison Fleischer and her mom Lisa have started Slava Sweatshirts, selling clothing, pins and mugs, to raise funds for Ukraine to help rebuild beyond the war. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
An apparent police chase down Scott Road Thursday afternoon (April 14, 2022) ended in a crash involving a police vehicle. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Alleged police chase ends in crash in Surrey

Car reportedly driving ‘erratically and fast’

An apparent police chase down Scott Road Thursday afternoon (April 14, 2022) ended in a crash involving a police vehicle. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Johnston Heights Secondary (Image: Google Street View)

Surrey school district looking into ‘inappropriate’ April Fool’s prank: letter to parents

District says ‘safety and wellbeing of our students – both physical and emotional’ is first priority

Johnston Heights Secondary (Image: Google Street View)
Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

TransLink encouraging Metro Vancouver drivers to ditch their vehicles on Earth Day

In Surrey, TransLink spoke about its partnership with SCRAP-IT

Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The new 40-uniit project at Little’s Place is set to open in May of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘A blessing’: Atira set to open another 44 units of women’s housing in Surrey this spring

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland visited the site as part of 2022 budget tour

The new 40-uniit project at Little’s Place is set to open in May of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
(File photo: Black Press Media)

Surrey employer fined $20K for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos

Vivesh Kochher is also prohibited from working with asbestos-containing materials for 3 years

(File photo: Black Press Media)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who was driving a silver Chevrolet Cruz, in a hit-and-run in Newton on March 31. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Police looking for suspect after elderly pedestrian hurt in Surrey hit-and-run

Surrey RCMP say 76-year-old hit in the 12400-block of 76 Avenue on March 31

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who was driving a silver Chevrolet Cruz, in a hit-and-run in Newton on March 31. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Surrey bus driver Nang (Paul) Trinh is planning an early retirement after winning $18.7 million in the April 6 Lotto 6/49 draw. (Photo: BCLC)

‘A lot of zeros’: Surrey bus driver wins $18.7M jackpot, plans an early retirement

Nang (Paul) Trinh was hosting a family dinner when he decided to check his Lotto 6/49 ticket

Surrey bus driver Nang (Paul) Trinh is planning an early retirement after winning $18.7 million in the April 6 Lotto 6/49 draw. (Photo: BCLC)
Surrey-Green Timbers MLA Rachna Singh during a media roundtable on transportation and infrastructure at the Civic Hotel in Surrey on March 17, 2022. Singh is also the province’s first parliamentary secretary for anti-racism initiatives. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey, Delta organizations get $5K each to tackle discrimination, enhance diversity

Local groups among 60 provincewide to receive funding

Surrey-Green Timbers MLA Rachna Singh during a media roundtable on transportation and infrastructure at the Civic Hotel in Surrey on March 17, 2022. Singh is also the province’s first parliamentary secretary for anti-racism initiatives. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Dr. Festus Kwakye, a fellow of retinal surgeon Dr. Steve Levasseur, demonstrating B.C.’s first digitally assisted 3D visualization eye surgery technology. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

With a ‘55-inch viewing system,’ eye surgery at Surrey Memorial gets a 3D boost

Surrey is the home of the province’s busiest vitreoretinal surgery team

Dr. Festus Kwakye, a fellow of retinal surgeon Dr. Steve Levasseur, demonstrating B.C.’s first digitally assisted 3D visualization eye surgery technology. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Police on scene in the area of 108 Avenue and 132A Street on Friday (April 8, 2022). The Independent Investigations Office of BC, the province’s police watchdog, has confirmed it has been called out to the scene. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Police shoot and kill man during wellness check in Surrey

BC RCMP say man was threatening to hurt himself with a weapon inside Whalley home

Police on scene in the area of 108 Avenue and 132A Street on Friday (April 8, 2022). The Independent Investigations Office of BC, the province’s police watchdog, has confirmed it has been called out to the scene. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)