Municipal Election

Sukhi Sandhu, at podium, reveals Wake Up Surrey’s recommendations to fight gang violence in this city. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Sukhi Sandhu, at podium, reveals Wake Up Surrey’s recommendations to fight gang violence in this city. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Photo: Lauren Collins                                The City of Surrey says it has removed hundreds of signs that violate election sign rules.

Surrey candidates, slates say campaign signs should be banned on public property

City says it began taking down 1,060 signs in violation of election sign rules on Oct. 1

Photo: Lauren Collins                                The City of Surrey says it has removed hundreds of signs that violate election sign rules.
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Advanced voting in Surrey begins Oct. 6

Voters are reminded to bring their voter card or two pieces of acceptable identification

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(From left to right) Delta mayoral candidates Moneca Kolvyn, George Harvie, Sylvia Bishop and Jim Cessford at the Little House Society for an all-candidates meeting Oct. 2. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta mayoral candidates talk mental health, addiction at all-candidates meeting

Two of the four candidates in attendance on Tuesday want to bring a recovery facility to Delta

(From left to right) Delta mayoral candidates Moneca Kolvyn, George Harvie, Sylvia Bishop and Jim Cessford at the Little House Society for an all-candidates meeting Oct. 2. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Cessford announces plan to help Delta cope with opioid crisis

“If the city can’t fill the service gaps, we sure can be part of the solution,” mayoral candidate said

Independents Working for You candidates (from left) Laura Dixon, Joe Muego, Garry Shearer, Jeannie Kanakos, Jim Cessford, Bruce McDonald, Sandeep Pandher and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)
Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)

Delta council candidate Smith wants city and school district to work together

Smith says district and city lands should be thought of as one, paid for by the same taxpayers

Delta council candidate Mike Smith. (Photo submitted)
City workers removing election signs in Surrey’s Fleetwood neighbourhood. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Surrey removes 1,060 election signs near intersections that violate city rules

City staff originally estimated about 200 signs were in violation of Surrey’s election sign rules

City workers removing election signs in Surrey’s Fleetwood neighbourhood. (Photo submitted)
Independents Working for You council candidate Garry Shearer speaks at the slate’s campaign launch event on June 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)

No economic development without a plan, says Delta council candidate

Garry Shearer says a the city needs a strategic plan if an economic development office is to work

Independents Working for You council candidate Garry Shearer speaks at the slate’s campaign launch event on June 19, 2018. (James Smith photo)
Surrey Gang Enforcement Team street check. (RCMP photo)

Surrey’s Integrity Now slate says it would hire 160 more cops if elected

That’s 35 more than what Surrey First promised less than two weeks ago

Surrey Gang Enforcement Team street check. (RCMP photo)
Delta council candidates waiting for their turn to sit at the main table during the first public all-candidates meeting of the municipal election. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Nearly all 26 Delta council hopefuls at first public all-candidates meeting

The 23 mayor and council candidates answered questions on housing, environment, transit and more

Delta council candidates waiting for their turn to sit at the main table during the first public all-candidates meeting of the municipal election. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Residents and Surrey school trustee candidates sit together during roundtable discussions during the Downtown Surrey BIA’s trustee all-candidates meeting on Friday, Sept. 28. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

VIDEO: Surrey school trustee candidates speak with parents, retired teachers, residents

‘Informal speed-dating’ style all-candidates meeting hosted by Downtown Surrey BIA

Residents and Surrey school trustee candidates sit together during roundtable discussions during the Downtown Surrey BIA’s trustee all-candidates meeting on Friday, Sept. 28. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Chief Electoral Officer Anthony Capuccinello Iraci. (Photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey’s chief election officer assures voters integrity of elections process is intact

Wake Up Surrey has lodged complaint with RCMP about vote buying, misuse of absentee ballots

Surrey Chief Electoral Officer Anthony Capuccinello Iraci. (Photo by Tom Zytaruk)
A rendering of a light rail car along 104th Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: TransLink)

City of Surrey removing LRT signs at ‘direction’ of Elections BC

The signs will stay down during the election period, city says

A rendering of a light rail car along 104th Avenue in Surrey. (Photo: TransLink)
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Five Delta all-candidate meetings before election

Residents have five chances coming up to get to know all mayor, council and school board hopefuls

  • Sep 28, 2018
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Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill. (Submitted photo)

Surrey First promises to build a ‘world class,’ 1200-seat performing arts centre

The party says the preliminary 240,000-square-foot concept is estimated to cost $245 million

Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill. (Submitted photo)
Achieving for Delta mayoral candidate George Harvie reads a statement hitting back at his opponents and defending his actions as Delta city manager on Sept. 27, 2018. (James Smith photo)

Delta mayoral candidate Harvie hits back against ‘personal attack’

Former city manager points to public record to debunk opponents’ ‘baseless’ claims against him

Achieving for Delta mayoral candidate George Harvie reads a statement hitting back at his opponents and defending his actions as Delta city manager on Sept. 27, 2018. (James Smith photo)
Surrey City Hall council chambers. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Trust is clearly lacking

Surrey residents need a set of good listeners in whom they can trust

  • Sep 27, 2018
Surrey City Hall council chambers. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall

Surrey’s mayoral candidates civil at the Civic in Whalley

Event at newly opened Civic Hotel, a short stroll from city hall and coveted big-city mayor’s seat

Surrey City Hall
Integrity Now says performance, cultural centre is ‘much needed’ in Surrey

Integrity Now says performance, cultural centre is ‘much needed’ in Surrey

Venue would showcase world-class talent, create positive economic impact: Bruce Hayne

Integrity Now says performance, cultural centre is ‘much needed’ in Surrey
(from left) Independents Working for You school trustee candidates Joe Muego, Laura Dixon and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)

Delta trustee candidates call for transparency around new school funding formula

Independents Working for You is calling for stakeholders to be allowed to review the draft formula

(from left) Independents Working for You school trustee candidates Joe Muego, Laura Dixon and Nick Kanakos. (Photo submitted)