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Surrey RCMP headquarters, pictured in March 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Man, 26, charged in 2020 shooting in Surrey

Suspect was first arrested in March of 2020, later released while investigation continued

Surrey RCMP headquarters, pictured in March 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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Road closure in South Surrey after serious crash: RCMP

Police say 2-vehicle collision happened in the 3900-block of 184 Street

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Surrey RCMP say two men have been arrested and a loaded handgun was seized after a traffic stop in Whalley. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

2 arrested, handgun seized after Surrey traffic stop

Surrey RCMP say one of the men was wanted on Canada-wide warrant for human trafficking

Surrey RCMP say two men have been arrested and a loaded handgun was seized after a traffic stop in Whalley. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
BMO Financial Group donated $250,000 to Surrey Hospitals Foundation as a new pediatric clinical partner. (From left) Tina Sangha, Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU NRP instructor trainer; James Kitamura, regional President of personal banking at BMO Financial Group; Jane Adams, Surrey Hospitals Foundation CEO; and Dermot Kelly, Fraser Health’s vice-president of community hospitals & health services. (Submitted photo)

Surrey Hospitals Foundation gets $250K donation to improve care for the ‘tiniest little patients’

Funding from BMO Financial Group will help 125 nurses over five years to further education

BMO Financial Group donated $250,000 to Surrey Hospitals Foundation as a new pediatric clinical partner. (From left) Tina Sangha, Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU NRP instructor trainer; James Kitamura, regional President of personal banking at BMO Financial Group; Jane Adams, Surrey Hospitals Foundation CEO; and Dermot Kelly, Fraser Health’s vice-president of community hospitals & health services. (Submitted photo)
A file photo of a rapid test ket is shown here. (PHOTO BY FRANK GUNN/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Surrey students begin receiving rapid COVID tests

One box of five test kits will be provided to each student, district says

A file photo of a rapid test ket is shown here. (PHOTO BY FRANK GUNN/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
RCMP in Surrey in December 2020. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP say man dead from self-inflicted injuries

Police called after report of a person ‘slumped over in a vehicle bleeding’

RCMP in Surrey in December 2020. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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For Surrey’s 5-11 age group, COVID vaccine first doses surpass 50%

Booster doses slow significantly, with 1% increases in Surrey, South Surrey/White Rock

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FILE PHOTO - Walkers participating in the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year walk with their special toques for the event. This year, the Surrey-Whalley walk aims to raise $25,000, which is hosted by the Surrey Road to Home Society. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey-Whalley ‘Coldest Night’ walk aims to raise $25K

Donations accepted until March 31

FILE PHOTO - Walkers participating in the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year walk with their special toques for the event. This year, the Surrey-Whalley walk aims to raise $25,000, which is hosted by the Surrey Road to Home Society. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Jollibee, a fast-food chain first started in the Philippines, advertises a new location in Whalley’s King George Hub development. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Jollibee plans for second Surrey location

Just this week, Jollibee opened its first B.C. location in downtown Vancouver

Jollibee, a fast-food chain first started in the Philippines, advertises a new location in Whalley’s King George Hub development. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A highrise in Whalley as the SkyTrain goes by in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey’s population grows to 568,000, with certain communities seeing 10% growth

Some neighbourhoods in Surrey grew by more than 2,000 people between 2016 and 2021

A highrise in Whalley as the SkyTrain goes by in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP headquarters, pictured in March 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Suspect arrested after he took off with restaurant’s cash register, Surrey RCMP say

Police say man, 45, allegedly threatened workers with weapon

Surrey RCMP headquarters, pictured in March 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Members of Frank Hurt Secondary School’s Beyond Black History Month Committee. From left, back row: Sirat Gill, Gelila Zeudu, Gurjot Bhatti, Aashita Goyal, Diya Khangura and Angela Mahmood. From left, front row: Eknoor Khela, Tamana Ghuman and Angela Huon.

Surrey students want to go ‘Beyond Black History Month’

Committee, which celebrates Black history and excellence, made up of students in grades 8 to 12

Members of Frank Hurt Secondary School’s Beyond Black History Month Committee. From left, back row: Sirat Gill, Gelila Zeudu, Gurjot Bhatti, Aashita Goyal, Diya Khangura and Angela Mahmood. From left, front row: Eknoor Khela, Tamana Ghuman and Angela Huon.
FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a health worker administers a dose of a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

In Surrey, COVID booster doses hit 48%

Meantime, in the 5-11 age group, 51% have had a single dose

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a health worker administers a dose of a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Surrey RCMP have a house on 152 Street, just north of Highway 10, behind police tape on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

UPDATE: RCMP say 2 taken into custody after weapons call at Surrey house

RCMP are on scene at a house on 152 Street, just north of Highway 10

Surrey RCMP have a house on 152 Street, just north of Highway 10, behind police tape on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing 36-year-old woman, Amita Minhas. She was last seen on Feb. 16 in the 12800-block of 72B Avenue. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Police say 36-year-old woman has been found

Amita Minhas, 36, last seen on Feb. 16

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding missing 36-year-old woman, Amita Minhas. She was last seen on Feb. 16 in the 12800-block of 72B Avenue. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Adrain Golofit, 31, was found dead inside his home in the 19300-block of 66 Avenue on Feb. 12, 2021. A year later the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is appealing for more information. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

IHIT appeals for information in ‘targeted’ death of Surrey man

Adrian Golofit, 31, was found dead in his home on Feb. 12, 2021

Adrain Golofit, 31, was found dead inside his home in the 19300-block of 66 Avenue on Feb. 12, 2021. A year later the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is appealing for more information. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)

‘Extremely discouraging’: 20 donated HEPA filters sitting unused at Surrey school

Cloverdale Traditional was the winner of a contest for air purifiers back in September

Surrey School District building. (File photo)
A convoy of vehicles adorned with Canadian flags heads down 176 Street toward the truck stop at 176 & 8 Avenue near the Blaine border crossing. (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)

Surrey RCMP to investigate after ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters break through police barricade

The convoy took off from Chilliwack earlier on Saturday (Feb. 12) for the third week of protest

A convoy of vehicles adorned with Canadian flags heads down 176 Street toward the truck stop at 176 & 8 Avenue near the Blaine border crossing. (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)
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Surrey RCMP investigating after shots fired at vehicle in residential neighbourhood

Police add vehicle ‘believed to be the target of the shooting’ found a few blocks away

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