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Surrey Police Service cruiser. (File photo)

Surrey Police Service, CUPE sign staff transfer agreement from RCMP to new force

Chief Constable says there will be ‘no disruption’ to police service during transfer

Surrey Police Service cruiser. (File photo)
Premier John Horgan with drawings of replacement bridge for the Pattullo during a February 2018 presser. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey city staff want to act on council’s behalf for ‘minor’ changes to new Pattullo

The old bridge’s replacement is expected to be open for traffic in the fall of 2023

Premier John Horgan with drawings of replacement bridge for the Pattullo during a February 2018 presser. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
An eagle sits in trees overlooking 1001 Steps in South Surrey, January 2021. The City of Surrey has received international recognition as a ‘tree city’ but an environmental group calls it an ‘empty accolade.’ (Tracy Holmes photo)

Environment organization calls Surrey’s ‘tree city’ designation ‘empty accolade’

Committee chair Allison Patton says international recognition is encouraging and sets a trend

An eagle sits in trees overlooking 1001 Steps in South Surrey, January 2021. The City of Surrey has received international recognition as a ‘tree city’ but an environmental group calls it an ‘empty accolade.’ (Tracy Holmes photo)
Outside Surrey council chambers. (File photo)

A third Surrey councillor says she’ll be donating her pay raise to charity

Jack Hundial, Steven Pettigrew and Linda Annis say they’ll give their increase to charity after council voted itself a pay hike in a meeting closed to the public

Outside Surrey council chambers. (File photo)
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OUR VIEW: Surrey council pay raise in secret not a good look

As they say, in politics perception is everything

  • Mar 3, 2021
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Surrey council members give themselves a raise in secret meeting

A redacted report was subsequently posted to the city’s website

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Surrey to pony up one-third of cost to cover Cloverdale lacrosse box in 2022

This will be at the Cloverdale Athletic Park at 64th Avenue and 168th Street

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Surrey council resurrects, fast-tracks 84th Avenue connection at Bear Creek Park

The city put the brakes on this project in 2007 because of community opposition

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Steven Pettigrew. ( File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey councillor says buffer zones between drug stores should not be reduced

Council approved a variance permit to reduce the minimum separation requirement between drug stores and methadone dispensaries to 90 metres from the current 400 metres

Steven Pettigrew. ( File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference in August about provincial government approval of the city’s change to a municipal force, joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. Members of the National Police Federation claim there is still no transition plan in place although Surrey RCMP’s contract with the city is due to end March 31.(File photo)

National Police Federation members slam Surrey police transition to Surrey Board of Trade

During virtual meeting, bargaining unit representatives say municipal force ‘not a done deal’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference in August about provincial government approval of the city’s change to a municipal force, joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. Members of the National Police Federation claim there is still no transition plan in place although Surrey RCMP’s contract with the city is due to end March 31.(File photo)
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Surrey council moves to update city’s telecommunication antennas policy

But councillor says health and safety protocols are nearly 40 years old

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The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)

City of Surrey wants Clayton residents to provide input on new park

City asking for ideas on naming the park, park amenities, and more

The City of Surrey is currently working through the initial phase for a park that’ll be built at 72 Avenue and 191 Street in Clayton. (Image via City of Surrey)
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Surrey 2021 tree sale begins Friday

City of Surrey says it’s selling quality trees for $20 each

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Members of the public will have a chance to learn about a proposal for three buildings ranging in height from 12 to 24 storeys in Semiahmoo Town Centre. A second virtual information meeting is scheduled for today (Feb. 25) and full details are also available at www.aplinmartin.com/semiahmoo. (First Capital photo rendering)

Public voice concerns about Semiahmoo highrises during virtual meeting

Proposed development could be delayed by ‘marketing philosophy’

Members of the public will have a chance to learn about a proposal for three buildings ranging in height from 12 to 24 storeys in Semiahmoo Town Centre. A second virtual information meeting is scheduled for today (Feb. 25) and full details are also available at www.aplinmartin.com/semiahmoo. (First Capital photo rendering)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council approves five more highrises for downtown

Speakers at public hearing express concern over more traffic, density

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
The White Rock Pier will be lit blue on Monday, as part of the Girl Guides’ Guiding Lights Across BC campaign. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Pier, Surrey city hall to be lit blue for Guiding Lights campaign

Provincewide Girl Guide-organized event set for Feb. 22

The White Rock Pier will be lit blue on Monday, as part of the Girl Guides’ Guiding Lights Across BC campaign. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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McCallum supports handgun ban in Surrey in wake of recent ‘surge’ in shootings

New bill from federal government would allow municipalities to ban handguns

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Merle Scott (left) and Mary Pronger (right) are among a number of Keep the RCMP in Surrey volunteers who have been delivering cards and gifts to officers throughout the city this week, in advance of Valentine’s Day. (Contributed photo)

RCMP supporters deliver Valentine’s gifts to Surrey officers

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign makes stops throughout city

Merle Scott (left) and Mary Pronger (right) are among a number of Keep the RCMP in Surrey volunteers who have been delivering cards and gifts to officers throughout the city this week, in advance of Valentine’s Day. (Contributed photo)
Bob Rolls, retired Vancouver Police Department deputy chief constable. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey Police Board member resigns

Bob Rolls was on the governance and finance committee

Bob Rolls, retired Vancouver Police Department deputy chief constable. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)