Tom Zytaruk

Outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council approves waste collection contract

Council awards 7-year contract to GFL Environmental Inc. for curbside residential waste collection

Outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
A Surrey Police Service car not yet on patrol. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey policing transition to cost $17.2M this year, $64M between 2020-2024

‘It truly is astonishing that we’ve done it,’ Mayor Doug McCallum says of SPS progress thus far

A Surrey Police Service car not yet on patrol. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Homicide detectives investigate shooting early Monday morning in Whalley, in the 9600-block of 137 Street. The victim, 45, died of his injuries on Tuesday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey shooting victim dies of injuries, IHIT on the case

The 45-year-old man was shot just before 3 a.m. Monday, inside a house in the 9600-block of 137 Street

Homicide detectives investigate shooting early Monday morning in Whalley, in the 9600-block of 137 Street. The victim, 45, died of his injuries on Tuesday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Warren Brundage with “Beans” the rabbit. (File photo)

Surrey man who claims he ‘rescued’ rabbit from city street gets arrested, charged

Warren Brundage, of Newton, claims bunny was abandoned. It’s “surreal,” he said, on being charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of stolen property

Warren Brundage with “Beans” the rabbit. (File photo)
Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski (foreground) and Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards of the Surrey RCMP. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP, Surrey Police Service officers now patrolling together

Ensuring public safety the top priority, both police chiefs say

Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski (foreground) and Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards of the Surrey RCMP. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Police investigate one of three shootings in Whalley in as many days, this one in the 9600-block of 137 Street. RCMP say the shootings aren’t connected. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Three shootings in Surrey in as many days

Surrey Mounties says they all appear to have been ‘targeted’ but not related to one another

Police investigate one of three shootings in Whalley in as many days, this one in the 9600-block of 137 Street. RCMP say the shootings aren’t connected. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
File photo Black Press Media

Surrey draft budget not yet ready for public review

Councillors expressing concern, as last year’s was publicly released by Nov. 16

File photo Black Press Media
Police investigating early morning shooting in Whalley on Monday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Man taken to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds in Surrey

Victim, 45, known to police in what cops says is city’s 48th shooting this year

Police investigating early morning shooting in Whalley on Monday. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey council rejects staff’s ‘negative’ report on city’s housing needs

‘This report is not reflective of what Surrey’s doing,’ Mayor Doug McCallum says

Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey school portable. (File photo)

Councillor says math on plan for seven new Surrey schools doesn’t add up

Linda Annis warns capital plan endorsed by council will result in portables becoming permanent fixture in Surrey

Surrey school portable. (File photo)
Surrey city Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Council defeats motion asking city staff to assess Surrey’s storm drainage system

The Safe Surrey Coalition defeated Coun. Brenda Locke’s motion, dismissing it as redundant

Surrey city Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Police investigate after city crew finds human remains in Newton. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey RCMP identifies human remains as two missing men, foul play not suspected

Remains were found in the 8000-block of 148A Street and 152 Street and 64 Avenue

Police investigate after city crew finds human remains in Newton. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey city Coun. Jack Hundial. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Grow a pair,’ city councillor tells Surrey Police Union twitter account

‘Email me & meet me face 2 face,’ Coun. Jack Hundial tweeted

Surrey city Coun. Jack Hundial. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Outside Surrey council chambers, in city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council clashes with Metro Vancouver over land use decisions

‘Metro has really stepped over the red line as far as planning is concerned,’ Mayor Doug McCallum says

Outside Surrey council chambers, in city hall. (File photo)
Surrey emergency responders help a pedestrian crash victim on Scott Road in 2019. (File photo)

Vision Zero helps Surrey achieve 22% drop in serious traffic crashes in 3 years

‘I’m pleased we’ve already saved lives through this particular endeavour,’ Coun. Allison Patton says

Surrey emergency responders help a pedestrian crash victim on Scott Road in 2019. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council awards Marex $3.5M construction contract in Newton

This is for work on the Newton Community Centre Road and utility work

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey council members separated by plexiglass, with Coun. Brenda Locke, who says she is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 sitting to the right of Coun. Doug Elford, who says he too is fully vaccinated, and to the left of Coun. Steven Pettigrew, who refuses to reveal his vaccination status. (Screen shot)

Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke fears sitting beside Coun. Steven Pettigrew, who refuses to say if he’s vaccinated

If he is not vaccinated, Locke said, ‘I don’t want to sit by him. We sit so close together.’ Pettigrew could not be reached for comment

Surrey council members separated by plexiglass, with Coun. Brenda Locke, who says she is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 sitting to the right of Coun. Doug Elford, who says he too is fully vaccinated, and to the left of Coun. Steven Pettigrew, who refuses to reveal his vaccination status. (Screen shot)
Eileen Mohan, Bill Tieleman and Darlene Bennett preparing to collect signatures for a petition to have a referendum on Surrey’s policing transition. (Facebook image)

Surrey NDP MLAs frosty about taking cop referendum concept to cabinet

‘They either represent Victoria to their riding, or their riding to Victoria,’ Coun. Brenda Locke says

Eileen Mohan, Bill Tieleman and Darlene Bennett preparing to collect signatures for a petition to have a referendum on Surrey’s policing transition. (Facebook image)
Friends of Bear Creek Park prepare to pack boxes containing 800 pairs of jeans into MCC Thrift Shop van Nov. 19 as part of fundraising drive to pay for court battle with City of Surrey over expansion of 84th Avenue. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Friends of Bear Creek Park fighting ‘David versus Goliath’ war against city over road project

The citizens’ group is trying to raise funds as court costs mount up

Friends of Bear Creek Park prepare to pack boxes containing 800 pairs of jeans into MCC Thrift Shop van Nov. 19 as part of fundraising drive to pay for court battle with City of Surrey over expansion of 84th Avenue. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Police Service vehicle

Surrey Police Service survey says violent crime, gangs and timely response top priorities

90% of respondents want SPS officers to wear body cameras

Surrey Police Service vehicle