City of Surrey

A South Surrey home at 3188 167 St. is one of nine grand-prize options offered as part of the Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Hometown Heroes Lottery photo)

Hometown Heroes Lottery features grand-prize home in South Surrey

Semiahmoo Peninsula prize package valued at $2.6 million

A South Surrey home at 3188 167 St. is one of nine grand-prize options offered as part of the Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Hometown Heroes Lottery photo)
104 Avenue Centre, a long-vacant building located on 104th Avenue in Surrey, pictured on April 6, 2021. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
104 Avenue Centre, a long-vacant building located on 104th Avenue in Surrey, pictured on April 6, 2021. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Hiring cop who drove impaired sends wrong signal, Surrey mom of drunk driving victim says

Surrey councillor says hiring ‘implies that SPS standards are low or that it is desperate to fill positions’

Markita Kaulius, with picture of her daughter Kassandra – who was killed by a drunk driver in Surrey – in the background. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Police Service has announced five more hires to its leadership team. (File photo)

Police in B.C. confirm truth to allegations new inspector drove impaired

Information disclosed during hiring process, deemed ‘not a barrier’ by Surrey Police Service

Surrey Police Service has announced five more hires to its leadership team. (File photo)
Surrey Police Service has announced five more hires to its leadership team. (File photo)

Surrey Police Service confirms there is truth to allegations new inspector drove impaired

Information disclosed during hiring process, deemed ‘not a barrier’

Surrey Police Service has announced five more hires to its leadership team. (File photo)
Tory federal public safety minister Vic Toews and Liberal provincial minister of justice Shirley Bond signing Surrey’s 20-year contract with the RCMP in B.C., during a special ceremony at the Surrey RCMP detachment, in 2012. (File photo)

Does anyone really know when Surrey RCMP’s contract expires?

Even Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, officer in charge of the Surrey RCMP, doesn’t know when

Tory federal public safety minister Vic Toews and Liberal provincial minister of justice Shirley Bond signing Surrey’s 20-year contract with the RCMP in B.C., during a special ceremony at the Surrey RCMP detachment, in 2012. (File photo)
Lia Crowe photo

Surrey Board of Trade calls on city hall to waive patio fees for restaurants, pubs

Council’s Safe Surrey Coalition majority rejected a motion to this end last summer

Lia Crowe photo
Two members of Surrey’s COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Team (CCET) get ready to hit the beat. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Surrey team policing compliance with COVID-19 orders caps first year on Friday

Weighing balance ‘between constitutional rights and the citizens’ right to protest while maintaining public safety’ a ‘big challenge,’ police say

Two members of Surrey’s COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Team (CCET) get ready to hit the beat. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
Safe Surrey Coalition petition. (Facebook image)

OUR VIEW: Surrey petition pointless because SSC majority voted in favour of project

Why is the SSC staging a petition when its council majority has already made up its mind on the 84th Avenue connector?

  • Mar 24, 2021
Safe Surrey Coalition petition. (Facebook image)
Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club members defeated a membership motion on Sunday to transfer the property to the City of Surrey. (File photo)
Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club members defeated a membership motion on Sunday to transfer the property to the City of Surrey. (File photo)
Lone Surrey First Councillor Linda Annis following the news that the provincial government had given approval for the municipal police board in March 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Councillor raises concerns about latest costs for Surrey Police Service

Linda Annis says McCallum’s promise the force would only cost 10% more is ‘complete fiction’

Lone Surrey First Councillor Linda Annis following the news that the provincial government had given approval for the municipal police board in March 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)

OUR VIEW: Taking Surrey’s civic issues to a bigger arena

These two councillors have definitely brought Surrey’s smouldering issues to a wider audience

  • Mar 17, 2021
Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)
Farmland in Surrey. (Photo: Surrey.ca)

B.C. Agriculture minister sends Surrey ‘stern’ letter for nixing agriculture advisory committee

Cities intending to restrict or prohibit agriculture within a farming area may need to be ‘regulated,’ Lana Popham warned

Farmland in Surrey. (Photo: Surrey.ca)
A vote is planned for Sunday (March 21) on the transfer of Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club property to the City of Surrey. (Fil photo)

Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club to vote on transferring land to City of Surrey

Financial challenges cited by stewards of 1284 184 St. property

A vote is planned for Sunday (March 21) on the transfer of Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club property to the City of Surrey. (Fil photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police Service cruiser. (File photo)

Surrey councillor lodging complaint against mayor

Brenda Locke filing complaint with Minister of Municipal Affairs over denial of policing referendum notice of motion

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police Service cruiser. (File photo)
Ahmed Hussen, federal minister of families, children and social development and minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). (Screen shot)

Surrey to get 44 housing units for women, feds announce Monday

Surrey to benefit from $16.4 M Rapid Housing Initiative that will see 44 new affordable homes constructed in Whalley

Ahmed Hussen, federal minister of families, children and social development and minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). (Screen shot)
A gas station and drive-thru restaurant are part of a proposal for three lots at 28 Avenue and 192 Street. (City of Surrey rendering)

Gas station, drive-thru eyed for South Surrey’s Campbell Heights

Pollution potential among concerns raised at public hearing

A gas station and drive-thru restaurant are part of a proposal for three lots at 28 Avenue and 192 Street. (City of Surrey rendering)
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Council Code of Conduct procedure could be tainted by bias and politics, Surrey council hears

Concern also expressed about council dealing with complaints behind closed doors

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey public street banner for 2021, designed by local artist Nicoletta Baumeister. (Surrey.ca)

Surrey’s street banner for 2021 a tribute to seeds, flowers, fruits, vegetables

Created by South Surrey artist Nicoletta Baumeister, her banner will adorn 125 street poles

Surrey public street banner for 2021, designed by local artist Nicoletta Baumeister. (Surrey.ca)
Volunteers helping to clean up garbage and some illegal dumping in Surrey on March 7, 2020. (Lauren Collins - Black Press Media)

Surrey mayor wants residents to pick up litter

Doug McCallum is calling on Surreyites to commit 20 minutes each week

Volunteers helping to clean up garbage and some illegal dumping in Surrey on March 7, 2020. (Lauren Collins - Black Press Media)