City of Surrey

Ocean Park residents Gordon and Ester Rice recently lost $8,900 due to a fraud. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Swindler pretends to be grandson, scams South Surrey seniors out of $8,900

Police are investigating as couple issues warning to others to be on their guard

 

The Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign organized a rally outside of Surrey Provincial Court Tuesday (Jan. 25) for Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum’s first court date for his public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

FOCUS: Surrey mayor’s legal bill ramifications riling residents

As taxpayers gripe about paying for McCallum’s defence, we look at former councillor Tom Gill’s case

 

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LETTERS: Concerns over Semiahmoo Town Centre development proposal

Editor: We are in the wake of change, as the Stage 2…

  • Jan 27, 2022

 

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LETTERS: Semiahmoo Town Centre will adversely affect residents if built as planned

Editor: Local residents can now view the proposed final Semiahmoo Town Centre…

  • Jan 27, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Shades of 1986 about Semiahmoo Town Centre plan

Proposal to build highrises in South Surrey met with strong opposition more than 35 years ago

  • Jan 26, 2022
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White Rock council has taken a first step toward providing a daytime warming centre for the balance of this winter. (File photo)

White Rock council approves temporary daytime warming centre

Costs of Centennial Park trailer facility to be shared with Surrey

White Rock council has taken a first step toward providing a daytime warming centre for the balance of this winter. (File photo)
A handful of protesters rally outside Surrey Provincial Court on Tuesday (Jan. 25) before Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum was scheduled to make a first appearance on a public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Protesters gather outside court ahead of Surrey mayor’s first appearance on public mischief charge

Doug McCallum charged with Criminal Code offence that carries maximum of five years in prison

A handful of protesters rally outside Surrey Provincial Court on Tuesday (Jan. 25) before Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum was scheduled to make a first appearance on a public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday Sept. 4. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

Surrey mayor’s first court appearance today on public mischief charge

Many Surrey residents have expressed outrage that Surrey taxpayers are on the hook for Doug McCallum’s legal bills

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday Sept. 4. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
Council chambers at Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Housing task force says Surrey council is ‘whitewashing’ homeless crisis

‘Perhaps there was a misunderstanding on the part of PH2H,’ Coun. Allison Patton said

Council chambers at Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)

John Block named Surrey Good Citizen of the Year

Block has spent 30 years supporting society’s most vulnerable people

John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Council approves replacement report on Surrey’s housing needs

It gave the nod to second report on Monday after SSC majority rejected the first version as too negative

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A new four-lane crossing on King George Boulevard over the Nicomekl River will replace the old crossing. An official ground-breaking ceremony for the new span was held this week. (Aaron Hinks photo)

City of Surrey breaks ground on Nicomekl bridge project

Four-lane crossing to replace two-lane crossing, Bailey bridge along King George Boulevard

A new four-lane crossing on King George Boulevard over the Nicomekl River will replace the old crossing. An official ground-breaking ceremony for the new span was held this week. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Council chambers at Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

Surrey to tackle illegal construction by doubling fines

Current fine to rise to $1,000 from $500 for preventing inspection, constructing without permit, occupancy without permit, and ignoring stop work order

Council chambers at Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

City of Surrey looking at charging $10 for Freedom of Information requests

The City of Surrey received 719 FOI requests in 2021, 552 in 2020 and 567 in 2019

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
The City of Surrey has 300 service requests related to potholes since the beginning of the year. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey receives 300 pothole repair requests since the start of the year

City has a budget of $1.45M for pothole repairs in 2022

The City of Surrey has 300 service requests related to potholes since the beginning of the year. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
An uncleared sidewalk is seen in Cloverdale. Cloverdale resident Ross MacDonald says the City of Surrey needs to be more proactive in removing snow from the sidewalks and greenspace pathways that the city is responsible for clearing. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An uncleared sidewalk is seen in Cloverdale. Cloverdale resident Ross MacDonald says the City of Surrey needs to be more proactive in removing snow from the sidewalks and greenspace pathways that the city is responsible for clearing. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Coun. Brenda Locke is Surrey Connect’s mayoral candidate. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Connect slams second SPS wage increase in 18 months

‘They’re not really even operational yet,’ Coun. Brenda Locke says

Coun. Brenda Locke is Surrey Connect’s mayoral candidate. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Amica White Rock. (File photo)

Outbreaks declared in 2 South Surrey long-term care facilities

Several people test positive at Morgan Place, Amica White Rock

Amica White Rock. (File photo)
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains on July 22, 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

After ‘much consideration,’ Surrey-Newton MLA says he’s not running for mayor

Harry Bains says he remains ‘committed to the province and making a stronger BC’

Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains on July 22, 2021. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Large 16 Avenue pothole causes big problems for South Surrey drivers

City crews aim to ‘get out there as quick as we can and repair them’ says engineering manager

Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)