Tom Zillich

North Surrey Bears players, coaches and cheer team members with their provincial-championship banner at McLeod Park in Langley on Saturday, Dec. 4. (Photo: facebook.com/NSMFGameDay)

North Surrey Bears win B.C. football title in 9-man Midget division

Championship-weekend games played at Langley’s McLeod Park

North Surrey Bears players, coaches and cheer team members with their provincial-championship banner at McLeod Park in Langley on Saturday, Dec. 4. (Photo: facebook.com/NSMFGameDay)
A view of the Agriplex building during the Lumagica Surrey event, which continues until Dec. 30. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

December-long ‘light park’ event opens in Cloverdale as first in Canada for Surrey company

‘We’ve wanted to do this for quite a long time, so it’s really nice that it’s coming together here’

A view of the Agriplex building during the Lumagica Surrey event, which continues until Dec. 30. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
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Surrey RCMP-backed toy drive salutes a six-year-old boy killed by cancer

Donations collected in December during Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive

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Shino Liu, a South Surrey resident, dances in Goh Ballet’s “The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,”

Surrey dancer, 15, in ‘The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,’ streaming online

‘Goh Ballet wants to give us opportunities and experience to improve on stage. It’s really exciting,’ Shino Liu says

Shino Liu, a South Surrey resident, dances in Goh Ballet’s “The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,”
The Arts Council of Surrey's 2021 Christmas card features contest-winning art by Carol Seitz (cover) and Amanda Smith-Weston (inside verse). (Photo: artscouncilofsurrey.ca)

‘Christmas choir’ wins Arts Council of Surrey’s annual card contest, exhibited until Dec. 12

Also, another Artist Garage Sale is planned as fundraiser for Youth Arts Council of Surrey on Jan. 15

The Arts Council of Surrey's 2021 Christmas card features contest-winning art by Carol Seitz (cover) and Amanda Smith-Weston (inside verse). (Photo: artscouncilofsurrey.ca)
JIM Architecture-designed modular park washroom, as seen on the City of Surrey’s website (surrey.ca).

Photo-art call for ‘distinct washroom facility’ at one Surrey park

‘The artwork should speak to the transformation that this neighbourhood has experienced and is still experiencing’

JIM Architecture-designed modular park washroom, as seen on the City of Surrey’s website (surrey.ca).
Vancouver-based alt-rock band Mother Mother at the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday night, Dec. 2. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Tour-ready Mother Mother plays first of 5 sold-out concerts at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom

Local quintet can now claim the title of ‘Canada’s biggest alternative-rockers’

Vancouver-based alt-rock band Mother Mother at the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday night, Dec. 2. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
North Surrey’s Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre will be expanded over the next couple of years. (Photo: surrey.ca)

No pool for expanded Surrey rec centre as planners of $40M project seek design input

At Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, the goal is to start construction in fall/winter of 2022

North Surrey’s Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre will be expanded over the next couple of years. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Screenshot of Metro Vancouver’s new Merry Memory Maker app/website, found on creatememoriesnotgarbage.ca.

Region’s new ‘Merry Memory Maker’ app lists 200 low-waste Christmas gift ideas at price points

‘Nothing is better than time spent together,’ urges the chair of Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Committee

Screenshot of Metro Vancouver’s new Merry Memory Maker app/website, found on creatememoriesnotgarbage.ca.
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Feb. 12, 2022.
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Feb. 12, 2022.
The Surrey-made “Fire Hall 1271” structure at Bright Nights in Stanley Park. (Photo: twitter.com/DjJillyWonka)
The Surrey-made “Fire Hall 1271” structure at Bright Nights in Stanley Park. (Photo: twitter.com/DjJillyWonka)
Singer Alexis Lynn

VIDEO: Surrey pop singer is ‘December Dreaming’ in lullaby-like new Christmas track

Alexis Leibenzeder embraced ‘Lynn’ as a stage name several years ago

Singer Alexis Lynn
Surrey’s Tania Grim is pictured in video announcing her Schilly Award during a virtual recognition event hosted by Canadian Blood Services. (YouTube screenshot)

National ‘Lifeline’ award for Surrey mother who volunteered after blood-cancer ordeal

Tania Grim’s Schilly Award video is posted to Canadian Blood Services website

Surrey’s Tania Grim is pictured in video announcing her Schilly Award during a virtual recognition event hosted by Canadian Blood Services. (YouTube screenshot)
Justin Sourdif, a Surrey-raised forward with the WHL Vancouver Giants, is among seven B.C.-based players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp, ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo: Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

Seven from B.C. will be shooting for Canada’s World Junior hockey team

35-player ‘selection camp’ roster named weeks ahead of Boxing Day start of annual tourney

Justin Sourdif, a Surrey-raised forward with the WHL Vancouver Giants, is among seven B.C.-based players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp, ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo: Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
Sisters Miya and Kaori Otake are harpists who will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre on the morning of Friday, Dec. 10, in a “Music for 17 Pedals and 287 Strings” concert with Bergmann Piano Duo. (File photo)

‘Music for 17 Pedals and 287 Strings’ concert sells out in Surrey

Harp-playing Otake sisters and Bergmann Piano Duo are featured in morning performance Dec. 10

Sisters Miya and Kaori Otake are harpists who will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre on the morning of Friday, Dec. 10, in a “Music for 17 Pedals and 287 Strings” concert with Bergmann Piano Duo. (File photo)
A view of the new four-lane stretch of Fraser Highway through the Green Timbers Urban Forest area, where a future SkyTrain line will be built in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

VIDEO: Four lanes of traffic now flows through Surrey’s Green Timbers forest in prep for SkyTrain

Road-widening of Fraser Highway is designed to ‘optimize’ the rapid-transit project

A view of the new four-lane stretch of Fraser Highway through the Green Timbers Urban Forest area, where a future SkyTrain line will be built in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Vocal ensemble Belle Voci helps perform Handel’s “Messiah” in Fleetwood on Sunday, Dec. 12, with members of Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. See listing under Concerts. (Submitted image)
Vocal ensemble Belle Voci helps perform Handel’s “Messiah” in Fleetwood on Sunday, Dec. 12, with members of Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. See listing under Concerts. (Submitted image)
BC Liberal party leadership candidates in video of a recent debate. (Photo: facebook.com/BCLiberals)

TODAY: Debate in Surrey for BC Liberal party leadership candidates

In-person event will be livestreamed on facebook.com/SurreyBoardofTrade

BC Liberal party leadership candidates in video of a recent debate. (Photo: facebook.com/BCLiberals)
Surrey-raised Mason Beaupit is a goaltender with Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League (WHL). (Photo: spokanechiefs.com)

Sizzling stats for Surrey’s Beaupit earn him WHL Goaltender of the Week honours

Spokane Chiefs tendy joined WHL team in 2019 after time with Valley West Giants U18 squad

Surrey-raised Mason Beaupit is a goaltender with Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League (WHL). (Photo: spokanechiefs.com)
Musician Tyler Joe Miller. (File photo)

‘Holy smokes!’: Surrey musician reacts after winning $25K ‘Top of the Country Contest’

Tyler Joe Miller’s bio and song video are posted to topcountry.siriusxm.ca

Musician Tyler Joe Miller. (File photo)