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South Surrey interior designer Madelaine Sloback and her husband are doing a full renovation of their new home – and documenting the process through a new YouTube video series. (D/Vision photo)

South Surrey interior designer documents home renovation through YouTube series

Madeleine Sloback and husband renovating 1,600 sq.-ft. rancher after move from Vancouver

Amazon said April 29, 2021 that its first-quarter profit more than tripled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online shopping. It also posted revenue of more than $100 billion, the second quarter in row that the company has passed that milestone. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Hybrid business model key to post-pandemic recovery, Surrey experts say

‘That’s the new beast. That’s what the survivors are made of.’

Dawson Card pours a glass of beer at Galaxie Brewhouse, which is expected to open any day. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Galaxie’ brewery set for lift-off on White Rock waterfront in early July

Milkyway Hazy IPA, Zero Gravity Lime Berliner among space-themed bar’s offerings

Kelly Breaks and Juanita Vander Zalm of Blue Frog Studios received a $5,000 break on their city property taxes after a late adjustment to their assessment. Alex Browne photo

50 per cent tax hike had White Rock’s Blue Frog studio jumping into action

BC Assessment error helped boost bill by thousands of dollars, owners say

Kelly Breaks and Juanita Vander Zalm of Blue Frog Studios received a $5,000 break on their city property taxes after a late adjustment to their assessment. Alex Browne photo
KPU’s Pride-colour pillar at its Civic Plaza campus in downtown Surrey. (submitted photo)

Pride-coloured pillars permanently painted at KPU’s plaza campus in Surrey

‘Pride @ KPU’ website details a campus-wide initiative

KPU’s Pride-colour pillar at its Civic Plaza campus in downtown Surrey. (submitted photo)
South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course sold to new owners

Deal for popular par 3 course expected to close by end of the year

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)
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‘Ghost kitchen’ business with REEF fuels Surrey food truck manufacturer

‘It’s a huge contract for us,’ says Apollo Custom Manufacturing rep

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Sunwins Health donated 300,000 masks to the Surrey School District on May 25. (Contributed photo)

Sunwins donates 300,000 masks to Surrey School District

Donation in addition to 300,000 masks donated to Vancouver

Sunwins Health donated 300,000 masks to the Surrey School District on May 25. (Contributed photo)
The Safeway store at 10355 King George Blvd., Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Final day ahead for the Safeway store in Whalley

Sobeys-owned grocery store sits on prime land

The Safeway store at 10355 King George Blvd., Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer co-chair the BC Fitness Industry Council. (Contributed photo)

B.C. restart plan brings new hope to fitness industry, South Surrey leader says

Sara Hodson notes group fitness has jumped 600 per cent in U.K.

Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer co-chair the BC Fitness Industry Council. (Contributed photo)
Delight Indian Bistro general manager Aayush Arora spoke with Peace Arch News in early April about the challenges the new business is facing in accessing federal COVID-19 relief grant money. Last week, the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to the federal government asking that eligibility for funding be extended to new and newly expanded businesses. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey, White Rock Chamber urges extension of Canada’s COVID relief to new businesses

Businesses that opened during the pandemic are struggling without federal support: letter

Delight Indian Bistro general manager Aayush Arora spoke with Peace Arch News in early April about the challenges the new business is facing in accessing federal COVID-19 relief grant money. Last week, the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to the federal government asking that eligibility for funding be extended to new and newly expanded businesses. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its delayed annual business excellence awards online this week in an event 'called A Celebration of Resilience'. (File photo)

Businesses honoured in South Surrey White Rock Chamber awards

Online ceremony paid tribute to resilience and also the support of frontline service workers

The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its delayed annual business excellence awards online this week in an event 'called A Celebration of Resilience'. (File photo)
Surrey-based entrepreneur Ekam Panesar, 19, says he’s ready to take on the big delivery apps with his Dishpal App. (Zoom meeting photo)

Surrey entrepreneur, 19, delivers Dishpal as alternative to ‘big’ food/grocery apps

Ekam Panesar got the idea to develop app as a 16-year-old enjoying a summertime meal with his father

Surrey-based entrepreneur Ekam Panesar, 19, says he’s ready to take on the big delivery apps with his Dishpal App. (Zoom meeting photo)
The Surrey Board of Trade is calling on the provincial government to implement a temporary paid sick-leave program. (Unsplash.com photo by Kelly Sikkema)

Surrey Board of Trade calls for temporary paid sick-leave program

Reccomendations sent to provincial labour minister, news release notes

The Surrey Board of Trade is calling on the provincial government to implement a temporary paid sick-leave program. (Unsplash.com photo by Kelly Sikkema)
As of March 31, the City of Surrey had the most COVID-19 cases of any city in the province. (BCCDC map)

16 Surrey businesses temporarily closed due to COVID-19 transmission

Total includes 6 businesses located in South Surrey

As of March 31, the City of Surrey had the most COVID-19 cases of any city in the province. (BCCDC map)
Tim Pham said he and other tenants of Ocean Park Mall haven’t heard from the property’s new owner since it changed hands four months ago. (Tracy Holmes photo)

South Surrey business owners feeling ‘abandoned’ following mall’s sale

Four months after sale of Ocean Park Mall, tenants anxious about future

Tim Pham said he and other tenants of Ocean Park Mall haven’t heard from the property’s new owner since it changed hands four months ago. (Tracy Holmes photo)
3 Dogs Brewing and Mainland Whisky.

White Rock brewery, South Surrey distillery reflect on sanitizer shortage of 2020

Both companies stepped in when shelves were emptied of cleaning supplies

3 Dogs Brewing and Mainland Whisky.
Gary Decker outside the auto parts business he’s owned and operated in Whalley for three decades. Friday, April 30 was his final day of business before retirement. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Gary Decker outside the auto parts business he’s owned and operated in Whalley for three decades. Friday, April 30 was his final day of business before retirement. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Broadcaster Lynda Steele hosted the online Surrey Women in Business Awards for 2021. (Youtube photo)
Broadcaster Lynda Steele hosted the online Surrey Women in Business Awards for 2021. (Youtube photo)
People gathered in White Rock’s Memorial Park on a sunny April day as temperatures hit 19C. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Lack of seating space leaves White Rock restaurants facing ‘existential crisis’: BIA

Business Improvement Association slams council’s handling of threat to waterfront eateries

People gathered in White Rock’s Memorial Park on a sunny April day as temperatures hit 19C. (Aaron Hinks photo)