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Vigil for Surrey teen who died of gunshot wound in Fleetwood

Jackson Diggle, 17, was in his graduating year at North Surrey secondary school

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Kim Baird (left), KPU’s third Chancellor, is fitted for new regalia by designer Sam Stringer. The sleeves feature traditional cedar weaving created by a Tsawwassen First Nation artist. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/kpunews)

PHOTOS: Coast Salish inspiration for new regalia worn by incoming KPU chancellor Baird

‘We wanted to make the regalia look a bit more modern,’ designer Sam Stringer says

Kim Baird (left), KPU’s third Chancellor, is fitted for new regalia by designer Sam Stringer. The sleeves feature traditional cedar weaving created by a Tsawwassen First Nation artist. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/kpunews)
RCMP are continuing to investigate the death of a man discovered at a South Surrey residence following a report of a fire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Body found in South Surrey house following report of fire

Police say death of man found on Thursday is not considered suspicious

RCMP are continuing to investigate the death of a man discovered at a South Surrey residence following a report of a fire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
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Fraser Health launches its 2020-21 Flu Campaign pandemic edition. (Fraser Health)

Fraser Health launches 2020 flu vaccine campaign with pandemic protocols

‘It is important to remember that good COVID-19 sense makes for good flu sense, too’

Fraser Health launches its 2020-21 Flu Campaign pandemic edition. (Fraser Health)
B.C.’s court of appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New trial ordered for woman accused of sexually assaulting teen in Surrey

Ruth Marisol Sanhueza, who had been found guilty of sexual assault and sexual interference, has won her appeal in court

B.C.’s court of appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Police Board on a patio at city hall, in a photo posted to surreypolice.ca.
Surrey Police Board on a patio at city hall, in a photo posted to surreypolice.ca.

Surrey Police Board endorses ‘Indigenization Strategy’ for new police force

It aims to ensure First Nations “priorities and perspectives” are built into Surrey Police Service

Surrey Police Board on a patio at city hall, in a photo posted to surreypolice.ca.
Surrey Police Board on a patio at city hall, in a photo posted to surreypolice.ca.
Samuel Emerson has been sentenced to two years in jail after he was convicted of sexual assault. (File photos)
Samuel Emerson has been sentenced to two years in jail after he was convicted of sexual assault. (File photos)
Mail-in ballot from Elections BC (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

Elections BC issues 68,000 mail-in ballots to Surrey, White Rock voters

Meantime, 52,274 people have turned out for advance voting

Mail-in ballot from Elections BC (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
The ACORN group’s banner drop happened Wednesday (Oct. 14) at the intersection of Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (submitted photo)

‘Banner drop’ in Surrey by group calling for increases to disability and income assistance

‘We live in a rich province and there is no excuse for people to live in poverty,’ ACORN rep says

The ACORN group’s banner drop happened Wednesday (Oct. 14) at the intersection of Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (submitted photo)
At North Surrey’s soon-to-open Lower Mainland Family, Primary and Urgent Care Centre are, from left to right, Vince Sara (executive director), Janette Liang (nurse practitioner), Dr. Evan Kligman, Alex Briede (nurse practitioner) and Jane Chu (social worker). (submitted photo)

New urgent/primary care centre in Surrey aimed at new Canadians, Guildford residents

Medical and dental services coming to hub similar to existing facilities in Vancouver and Burnaby

At North Surrey’s soon-to-open Lower Mainland Family, Primary and Urgent Care Centre are, from left to right, Vince Sara (executive director), Janette Liang (nurse practitioner), Dr. Evan Kligman, Alex Briede (nurse practitioner) and Jane Chu (social worker). (submitted photo)
The Millionaire Lottery grand prize package, valued at $3.1 million, includes a home located at 16722 McNair Drive in South Surrey.
The Millionaire Lottery grand prize package, valued at $3.1 million, includes a home located at 16722 McNair Drive in South Surrey.
Jansen rises during question period in December of 2019. (File photo by Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)

Cloverdale -Langley City MP Jansen was not allowed to speak by Liberal finance chair

After the We charity controversy was raised, finance committee meeting was suspended

Jansen rises during question period in December of 2019. (File photo by Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)
FILE – Bernard Trest and his son Max, 10, are concerned about B.C.’s plan for students to return to the classroom in September. Trest is one of two fathers who filed a court application to prevent schools from reopening if stricter COVID-19 protections aren’t in place. (Contributed photo)

B.C. Supreme Court tosses White Rock dad’s challenge of province’s school reopening plans

Court challenge had requested mandatory masks and more physical distancing

FILE – Bernard Trest and his son Max, 10, are concerned about B.C.’s plan for students to return to the classroom in September. Trest is one of two fathers who filed a court application to prevent schools from reopening if stricter COVID-19 protections aren’t in place. (Contributed photo)
Surrey-Fleetwood NDP candidate Jagrup Brar, left, and Surrey-Cloverdale NDP candidate Mike Starchuk at an announcement in Fleetwood on Wednesday (Oct. 14). The BC NDP announced it would build two 500-seat additions at Fleetwood Park and Clayton Heights secondary schools if elected in the upcoming Oct. 24, 2020 election. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

BC NDP promise additions to two Surrey high schools if elected

Proposals are to ease crowding at Fleetwood, Clayton schools

Surrey-Fleetwood NDP candidate Jagrup Brar, left, and Surrey-Cloverdale NDP candidate Mike Starchuk at an announcement in Fleetwood on Wednesday (Oct. 14). The BC NDP announced it would build two 500-seat additions at Fleetwood Park and Clayton Heights secondary schools if elected in the upcoming Oct. 24, 2020 election. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposure reported at North Delta elementary school

Fraser Health says an individual with COVID-19 was at Jarvis Traditional Elementary on Oct. 5 and 7

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
B.C.’s Court of Appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Haevischer, Johnston appeal convictions in Surrey Six slayings

They were convicted of murdering six people in suite 1505 of the Balmoral Tower in Whalley on Oct. 19, 2007

B.C.’s Court of Appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey RCMP responded to a road rage incident, when two men allegedly stabbed one another, near the intersection of 140th Street and 100th Avenue around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 13, 2020). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP responded to a road rage incident, when two men allegedly stabbed one another, near the intersection of 140th Street and 100th Avenue around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 13, 2020). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
The 700-seat addition at Sullivan Heights Secondary in Newton has been under construction for several months. This was where construction was at on May 7, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Building schools is the answer’ to Surrey’s overcrowding problem

District looking at building 13 schools over the next decade

The 700-seat addition at Sullivan Heights Secondary in Newton has been under construction for several months. This was where construction was at on May 7, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)

42 active cases in Delta Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

19 patients and 23 staff tested positive since Fraser Health declared the outbreak on Sept. 16

Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Photo posted to surrey.ca/transportationplan.

Surrey’s new transportation plan: Take the survey, win a $100 gift card

Feedback sought for plan to be built on five pillars, with online-only engagement to start

Photo posted to surrey.ca/transportationplan.