City of Surrey

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey firefighters’ response to drug overdose calls has increased by 25 per cent

City manager says this has equated to a 75 per cent increase in delivery of life-saving Naloxone by firefighters

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)

Council pushes forward applications for 400-plus dwellings in South Surrey

Loss of trees, pressure on schools cited by public, council members as areas of concern

16500-block of 24 Avenue. (Google image)
Vision for the Flamingo Block, in 2018. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Portion of Flamingo Block project in Whalley now slated for offices

Applicant’s market research found there’s a demand for office space at that location

Vision for the Flamingo Block, in 2018. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)
Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

McCallum says First Nations are treated ‘better in Surrey literally than anywhere’

This was during debate that resulted in his Safe Surrey Coalition defeating Councillor Jack Hundial’s motion to acknowledge that city meetings are held on Coast Salish territory

Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
teaser photo of Stardust. Undated photo.

SURREY NOW & THEN: Old Stardust building will soon bite the dust to make way for tall tower

Popular roller rink closed 15 years ago, and the single-storey structure has been vacant for a year

teaser photo of Stardust. Undated photo.
Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)

South Surrey/White Rock sees one-third the number of COVID cases as rest of Surrey

33 people out of 1,000 have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in areas north of 40 Avenue in Surrey

Colours indicate average daily rate per 100,000 population by local health area. Light yellow indicates 0.1 - 5.0 cases while dark red indicates more than 20 cases. The numbers represent total number of cases of COVID-19 reported in the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. The number of cases in the local health area may not represent the location of exposure, and not all COVID-19 infected individuals are tested and reported. (BCCDC map)
Surrey school portable. (file photo)

Surrey councillor calling for zero-tolerance policy on more school portables

‘Surrey families are paying taxes and their kids shouldn’t be in portables,’ Linda Annis says

Surrey school portable. (file photo)
Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)

Surrey council permits second hair salon to serve liquor

This one is in Cloverdale, the first was in South Surrey last May

Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)
Photo by Tom Zytaruk

OUR VIEW: Surrey City of Parks mustn’t rest on its laurels

Requiring developers to grow trees and shrubs on flat roofs, like you will see in Vancouver, is an idea whose time has definitely come

  • Jan 6, 2021
Photo by Tom Zytaruk
Photo by Tom Zytaruk

Surrey tree protection bylaw tougher but environmentalist calls for more

‘We never make up the losses,’ Surrey environmentalist Deb Jack says

Photo by Tom Zytaruk
File photo of passengers boarding the restored BC Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station in 2019

Surrey looking into extending heritage rail ride into Newton from Sullivan Station

Councillor Linda Annis says it has ‘real value from a tourism perspective’

File photo of passengers boarding the restored BC Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station in 2019
John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations, turns on one of two underground roadside taps Friday (Dec. 18) marking the completion of a long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (Alex Browne photo)

Mains activation a key step in Semiahmoo First Nation water project

Full service to households now only a few months away

John Boros, of City of Surrey water operations, turns on one of two underground roadside taps Friday (Dec. 18) marking the completion of a long-awaited connection between SFN and the Surrey water supply. (Alex Browne photo)
Jim Bennett. (Submitted photo)

Jim Bennett a vital element of Surrey’s social conscience for 30 years and counting

Fleetwood resident is recipient of Surrey’s 2020 Good Citizen Award

Jim Bennett. (Submitted photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey mayor ‘nullifying’ public’s voice by rejigging city committees, councillor charges

‘This is disgraceful,’ Brenda Locke says. ‘This is tragic for our city, I think’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)

Guerra questions ‘motive’ for Surrey councillors identifying as ‘opposition’ to mayor

‘Without oppositions, you don’t have democracy,’ Hundial replies

Surrey city council chambers. (File photo)
File photo of Surrey firefighters working to free a driver after a car crash in Surrey.

Surrey looking into reducing speed limits on residential streets

City council has approved a year-long pilot project that will see limits reduced to 40 km/h on three streets and 30 km/h on three others

File photo of Surrey firefighters working to free a driver after a car crash in Surrey.
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Surrey mayor ‘could not be any prouder’ as budget 2021 passes on five-to-four vote

‘We have been a beacon of light in difficult times,’ Councillor Allison Patton says

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Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Spike in Surrey project approvals means ‘a lot of money coming in,’ Elford says

‘We’re in a huge growth period,’ Surrey Councillor Doug Elford says

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)

Locke, Hundial, quit city committee in protest against Surrey parcel tax increase

Surrey Connect councillors say 200 per cent tax increase defies ‘spirit and intent’ of levy

Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)
Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)

Locke, Hundial, quit city committee in protest against Surrey parcel tax increase

Surrey Connect councillors say 200 per cent tax increase defies ‘spirit and intent’ of levy

Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)